The Setup - Jeremy Keith

As part of an ongoing series where we ask industry professionals what they use to get the job done, we speak to Jeremy, technical director at Clearleft.

Who are you, and what do you do?

My name is Jeremy Keith and I'm technical director at Clearleft. I sometimes make websites. I mostly goof off on the internet and write about it.

What hardware do you use?

I use a Macbook Air that's quite a few years old now. When I bring it into the office I plug it into an external monitor that has a wired keyboard and wireless mouse attached (all Apple products).

And what software?

A web browser, usually Chrome, is the piece of software I use the most. I also use Apple's Mail and Calendar apps but they mostly sit off to one side in a separate space trying to get my attention, as does the Slack desktop app. For writing in Markdown, I use the Typed app from Realmac. For coding I mostly use Atom these days, although I sometimes use Sublime Text. I use the Github desktop app because I'm not 1337 enough to do everything through the terminal.

What would be your dream setup?

Inception. It's a heist movie that takes place in dreams. Or, to put it another way, it's a dream setup.

One item you can't live without?

I wouldn't last long without my bouzouki. Although having a mandolin to travel with makes for an acceptable short-term substitute. They're like heroin and methadone.

Thanks Jeremy!

Jeremy Keith on 13th April 2017.


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