I made a video about how I use Drafts to do a GTD style brain dump and then send those action items to OmniFocus. This version prompts me with a trigger list so I don’t forget about the critical areas of my life that are not front and center at the moment.Read more
Except for the contexts of my high school students’ minds and technology, I am probably too young to be considered old. However, when it comes to personal computers, I am something along the lines of an Ent.
The first computer I have memories of using had a single 75 MHz processor. An iPhone 12 has (essentially) six processors in it, which total (at least) 13,400 MHz of proceeding speed.
My formative years using a computer were colored by having to choose the one thing I wanted to do with my computer, which on that computer was usually the MindMaze game in Microsoft Encarta.Read more
Octobers are busy for me. Not only are there a ton of fall family adventures, but several annual school projects are active in the time of pumpkin-flavored beers as well.
Additionally, I get inundated with requests from students for letters of recommendation.
This post has resources to help you automate tedious (but important) tasks; so you can focus on what matters and what you have to do.Read more
I like automating because it is like a puzzle; it’s a fun thing for my brain to work on, and I get a rush of satisfaction when I get it to work. But I love automating because it helps me live up to the plans I made, even if I am feeling lazy. This automation helps me keep my OmniFocus tasks organized the way that helps me get things done.Read more
As I said before, Drafts is a deceptively simple but absurdly powerful app. Because of this, it is a slow burn. Even as a daily user and advocate for Drafts I did not really unlock the true power of the app until this past summer.Read more