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Repeated Focus

There’s something about this productivity angle, something about it’s effectiveness and about how unappealing the idea is itself that makes me think this is the most important productivity topic that’s never been talked about. People who know the GTD method also know that one of the most difficult parts of the system is the weekly […]

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Twitter is either an extremely powerful vehicle of community and personal engagement or a mentally derailing assault of distractions. It’s all depending how much intentionally you bring to it. Inventing a Planet  » Blog Archive  » Real Friends Follow Less: Intentionality on Twitter (via Instapaper)

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Colemak Keyboard Layout – Better Than QWERTY, Better Than Dvorak

If Dvorak is an alternative keyboard layout, then Colemak is an alt-alt-layout.  Designed to be easy to learn for QWERTY keyboard users, the Colemak keyboard layout has a lot going for it as far as being not only a better keyboard layout for typing, but also one that people might even be compelled to switch […]

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Social Media Is Not For You

I’ve been getting into a lot recently of being connected to systems, while at the same time really being as disconnected as possible from them. I starting thinking about that while reading Tim Ferriss‘s book, the 4 Hour Work Week. Tim gives examples of businesses that he’s set up, which require very little interaction from […]

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Watch Out – Great Looking Ubuntu Intrepid Apps

When you install a fresh new version of Ubuntu on your machine, is there a time when you find yourself scrolling through the entire list of all available applications to install?  Hoping to find something new that may make using your Linux system that much more easier, productive, or fun to use? Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid […]