Posts filed under “Productivity”

Come join me at Novice No Longer

Pssst. I moved! *deep breath* This is my last post on this blog. From now on, I’ll be spending my time on my new website: *exhale* Phew! It’s so nice to finally tell you what I’ve been working on! I didn’t just create a new website. I also wrote a book called 8 Things to […]

My Best of 2012

Here are the best things I’ve discovered, learned, read, wrote, made, and accomplished in 2012. There’s no particular order and not everything on the list was conceived this year, even if they were a part of my life this year. Inspired by Fogus. My favorite blog posts Learnable Programming by Bret Victor – A fantastic look at […]

10 Tools, Tips, and Tricks to Hack Your Workflow

I spend a lot of time on the Internet, reading articles, following startups, and collecting tools. Most things I find don’t stick, for generally one of three reasons: it sucks, it’s cool but not something I need, it’s cool but I don’t need it right now. But, on rare occasion, an app, website, or workflow […]

I Am Lazy

I am lazy. I’m the laziest person I know. But I’ve learned to take advantage of this trait. I think Bill Gates described it best: I will always choose a lazy person to do a difficult job because he will find an easy way to do it. I suppose my packed calendar, extensive CV, and […]

Getting Busy and Being Social for the Socially Awkward

A few years ago I found myself out of a long-term relationship and suddenly had nothing but free time. As a homebody, both in and out of relationships, this was fantastic. I’d take the long way home after work, pop in a movie, and relax. I steadily worked my way through my Netflix queue. I […]