Thursday, July 8, 2010
What's Right/Wrong With This Picture? Thinking Bifocals
Let's start with what's right about the picture. Mr. Gates is sitting directly in front of the center of three large monitors. After all, he's 53 years old or thereabouts, and larger monitors are easier to see. He has a sturdy chair, his monitors are just below level of his gaze, and his keyboard is right in front of his seat. It looks like he has good lumbar support, and his elbows are just about 15 degrees below paralle. Pretty good.
Now Bill is a pretty sophisticated computer user, and he's pretty smart, too. He's able to do lots of stuff, multi-task, and so he has not one, not two, but THREE monitors in front of him. It turns out that if you add a single monitor for a total of two you only increase your efficiency, your ability to do work, by about 25% or so. But if you use three monitors you have a 100% increase...you DOUBLE your efficiency. That's totally a good thing about this picture.
So what's wrong? Look at Bill Gate's chin--it's pointing straight up in the air. He has to tilt his head back in order to use his bifocals. Can you beliive it? Who fit him in those things? Certainly not anyone at Skyvision! If you spend as much time at a computer as Mr. Gates you should have the best bifocals available like the Varilux Physio or Ipseo. Even better, you might need to be fit with a pair of Varilux bifocals that are custom fit for your individual computer work station! Now THAT'S the kind of fit Bill would have gotten at Skyvision!
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