Welcome to another edition of Workspaces! We bring you inside the workspaces of creative individuals. Workspaces hopes to inspire you by showing you the toolkit that many creatives use to do their daily work. ☕️
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Alex Wilhelm is Senior Editor at TechCrunch. He also co-hosts the Equity Podcast, TechCrunch’s podcast covering all things venture capital. Equity was a 2021 Webby award winner for best technology podcast.
He was previously Editor in Chief at Crunchbase News and also held roles at The Next Web and Mattermark.
Inside Alex’s Workspace
Huge external monitor, but not super high-res so text is somewhat large on it (it's some sort of LG that I bought offline)
External Canon EOS Rebel T7 for high-fidelity video when needed
Podcast-grade audio setup, but nothing uber-fancy
Mac external keyboard (wireless) and touchpad (wireless), gaming mouse from Razor
Two phones - one personal, one work (out of shot, charging off of my gaming PC that you can't see in these)
Day bed (key for naps), currently lacking its cover as our puppy had an accident on it (during a work call no less!)
Stack of poker chips for shuffling when I get stuck in a work task
Pens/paper for notes
Apple Watch in case I work out
Various liquids with differing caffeine levels
Some sort of ergo-friendly chair that I bought online
Books, which are my friends and provide good sound dampening
Let Alex know what you think about his massive bookshelf: twitter.com/alex 📚
If you’re interested in upgrading your workspace - join the growing community here! (we will be chatting in the #workspaces channel discussing everything from keyboards, art, software, etc. Come say hi!)