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[Bostonphptalk] best office/home office setup - the telecommuter

Greg Rundlett (freephile) wrote:
> Moving to a new employment position, I'm once again faced with
> purchasing some computer equipment.  I'm wondering what hardware,
> software and combination people like the best for working seamlessly
> in the office AND home office environment.  I'm not really a traveller
> - so I don't have to do the 'road warrior' thing.  However, I do want
> to be able to work in multiple locations.
> I was going to buy a notebook (Lenovo T500 ~ $1200) with docking
> station ($200) plus keyboard and monitor ($400), but I'm wondering
> what other people think.

If you can get away with it culture-wise, I highly recommend getting a
laptop-friendly backpack.  It's much easier to carry than a laptop bag,
and no matter what you're faced with transporting back and forth, it
will fit (including lunch, etc).

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