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"Jack" Simulates Human Action

Image from Business Insider – article.wn.com I’m back teaching Ergonomics & Design at the Cleveland Institute of Art to a fresh group of sophomores. Today I discovered that the “Jack” system from Siemens has some good improvements. It’s a software … Continue reading

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The Ergonomics Teacher Buys a Task Chair, Part 3

The winner is the World Chair by Humanscale! It has many fine attributes, including the seat pan comfort and the lumbar support. I like the self-adjusting recline feature that counter-balances when I lean back. The designer, Niels Diffrient, worked on … Continue reading

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The Ergonomics Teacher Buys a Task Chair

After years of asking students to critique chairs, now its my turn. Discomfort turned my want into a need, after all I do spend a fair number of hours in front of a computer. I knew it was time for … Continue reading

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