A blog by Alessia Bellisario

Things I Use

I thought I'd write down a few trinkets and more useful tools I'm a fan of in my day-to-day.

Hardware and Desk

For personal and work machines, I use late 2019 16" MacBook Pros with 2.3GHz 8-core Intel Core i9 processors and 1TB SSDs.

I use a Jarvis motorized sit/stand desk with Topo foam mat when standing and a Capisco Chair by HÅG when sitting. I use this OMOTON double laptop stand and a CalDigit Thunderbolt 3 Dock to connect all my peripherals (monitor, Logitech C920S HD Pro Webcam, etc.) to my MacBook with a single Thunderbolt cable. I use the Logitech MX Master 2S Wireless Mouse and don't think I'll ever use another mouse again.

A US Art Supply green self-healing cutting mat saves my desk from bumps and scrapes, and my monitor is an LG 27" 4K and has a bias lighting strip on the back.


I spend most of my (computer-)days in a few apps, both native Mac + web:

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