In an effort to explore the talent in our community, Devanooga is doing a “How I Work” series of articles akin to the series Lifehacker produced in the 2010s. If you would like to be a part of the series, submit a PR with the questions answered or contact one of our moderators.


Keith Nash

Devanooga username



Engineering Manager


Hixson, TN

Current daily computer

Macbook Pro

Current mobile device

Samsung Galaxy S8

One word that best describes how I work:


What apps, software, and/or tools can’t you live without?

VSCode, Calendar, microphone

What is your best time-saving shortcut?

Have a high quality mic for video meetings. It makes you sound more authoritative

What is your workspace setup like?

Bedroom converted to office, upstairs away from noise, ultra wide monitor, mechanical keyboard, nice mic, nice camera, motorized standing desk

Favorite or must-have gear in your workspace?


What do you listen to while you work?

some kind of lofi hiphop

What everyday thing are you better at than everyone else? What’s your secret?

Talking. I like teaching people things and that usually entails me talking a bunch

What is the best advice you have ever received?

It’s ok to date someone who likes you

What is some advice you would give to yourself earlier in your career?

Don’t be afraid to do hard things