Tag Archives: productivity

How I work(ed)

Like most people who spend part of their working life writing code, I’m quite obsessive about the tools I use. Programming requires a complex mix of activities, some of which require detailed thought and creativity, and some of which are … Continue reading

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Research diaries and lab notes

The idea of keeping a diary fills me with dread. It conjurers up distant memories of receiving leather-bound paper diaries from well-meaning relatives at Christmas and the crushing obligation to write something, anything every single day, when actually nothing very interesting was going … Continue reading

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The great Christmas email experiment of 2011-12

This year I took pretty much all the holiday time I could over Christmas, probably for the first time ever. As an experiment, I let all the emails I received over this period accumulate in my Inobx, with the exception of things like posts to maili… Continue reading

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