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I’ve received a few requests for this post, so here it is: my approach to focus. It is not an end-all be-all solution for everybody, but rather a look at the key underlying ways you can keep yourself moving towards a task. The tricks here should work well for anybody,...
Blackouts. Anybody who has ever drank a lot (or been around people who do) knows about this phenomenon. Entire sections of the night can disappear from a person’s memory without a trace. A recent Lifehacker article about drinking and decision-making caught my eye, and one comment in particular claimed...
Analysts who try to predict the future of technology have one quality in common: they are almost always wrong. The internet and personal computers are phenomenon that defied (most of) the collective imagination that spawned them. Even seemingly prescient novels like Neuromancer can only come so close. To attempt to...
In Ireland there is a saying “what’s the crack?” to mean, “what is happening?” Here, though, I am referring to your drug of choice to motivate yourself. I have a number of things that I fall back on when I need an extra bump in productivity (not just coffee). ...
I love seeing science become mainstream and cool, but sometimes “pop-sci” borders on pseudoscience and becomes an entirely different beast. There are certain myths and themes that crop up across the internet as well as in movies and conversations that just plain bother me because they are so completely unfounded...