Healthier ❀️ & Happier πŸ˜„ Hands πŸ™Œ

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My talk on Software and Hardware Solutions for More Ergonomic Typing for the 2021 useR! Conference

John Paul Helveston

I prepared an β€œElevator Pitch” (aka lightning talk) for the 2021 useR! Conference where I discussed a quick overview of software and hardware solutions for more ergonomic typing. The recording and slides are below.

See also my related blog post for more details on the topics covered in the talk.



My slides were built using the {xaringan} R package. You can see the source code for the slides here.

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Helveston (2021, July 6). Healthier ❀️ & Happier πŸ˜„ Hands πŸ™Œ. Retrieved from

BibTeX citation

  author = {Helveston, John Paul},
  title = { Healthier ❀️ & Happier πŸ˜„ Hands πŸ™Œ},
  url = {},
  year = {2021}