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Data engineer
  • Happy Hacking Keyboard Pro 2 (HHKB): 60% mechanical keyboard, Blanc Keycaps, 45g Topre switches, Caps lock mapped to Ctrl-key for Vim (also why I type with caps lock on a lot when we pair program on your machine). Fits in my laptop bag easily

  • iPad Pro: portable 2nd screen (is where my terminal lives), else notetaking machine

  • Apple Pencil: I like taking handwritten notes, only readable by myself

  • Roost Stand: brings the laptop screen up to eyelevel. Compact design takes almost no space in my bag

  • iPhone 11 Pro: dedicated Spotify playing device, sometimes the music stops because it can apparently also make calls.

  • Apple Watch: mostly for setting timers to keep me focused and tracking exercises.

  • Apple Trackpad: Switching between left-hand and right-hand mousing

  • Razer Viper Ultimate: for pointing at stuff more accurately (also used for gaming)

  • PowerBeats Pro: Bluetooth headphones that do not fall out of my ears (while shaking my head looking at my old code)

  • Insta360 One X: to create 360 pictures and videos

  • Oculus Quest 2: playing VR games, replaying 360 videos I create

  • Shoei helmet: I like to ride a motorcycle every now and then

  • Kindle Voyage: for reading books without any distractions

  • Book – Designing Data-intensive Applications: great overview of the technologies I’m using in my daily work.

  • Book – Functional Programming in Scala: levelled up my Scala (and FP) skills by struggling through this book.