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Productivity

Start a thread: reducing chatter and distraction in Slack

Update: Slack pushed a big update to Threads! Many of the things originally discussed in this post were addressed, which is awesome! More on that below… Slack outlined the problem and opportunity best in an introduction to threads blog post a little over a year ago: When you’re working with your team in Slack, discussions…Continue readingStart a thread: reducing chatter and distraction in Slack

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Game Time Notifications: Solving for last-minute event changes

Here’s a scenario you might be familiar with: You wake up groggy from an all-too-early alarm, hustle to get showered and out the door on time, only to wait forever eventually realizing who you’re meeting with isn’t showing up. It never occurred to you to check your inbox which had some permutation of: “Hey, I’m…Continue readingGame Time Notifications: Solving for last-minute event changes

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Lifehacks

Five little life hacks that made me just a little happier and more productive at home

Between my digital addiction and penchant for procrastination I’ve struggled for a very long time to feel like I spend my downtime meaningfully and productively. Over the last few weeks and months though I’ve started to do just a couple simple things that have turned out to be pretty dramatic improvements to my otherwise horrendous…Continue readingFive little life hacks that made me just a little happier and more productive at home

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Where the hell did that thing go? Tips for organizing things on your desktop

A little Dropbox trick for making sure I never misplace an orphan file Most of us now have at least two computing devices that we use on a regular basis. For some it’s their laptop and mobile phone. For others like me it’s my iMac, MacBook, iPhone, and iPad. They all have their purpose and are…Continue readingWhere the hell did that thing go? Tips for organizing things on your desktop