Productivity: Tomatoes Do Not Work

Two weeks on and I think it’s time for some more about my trials. Evernote continues to be excellent. It’s really helping me externalize what I have to do. I don’t have to spend mental energy trying to remember what I’m supposed to be doing. Having it accessible on a variety of platforms is also very helpful. The “notebook” feature is… Read more →

Productivity Review the First

I’ve now been on my productivity binge for a week and I’ve got a few comments on the systems I tried to put in place. The GTD/TSW hybrid system is going very well. I’m getting into a rhythm of adding tasks as they turn up. I’m less good at adding the “random” thoughts in. The main issue is that not… Read more →

Trying To Improve My Productivity

I’m not necessarily the most motivated individual. I can get things done if I enjoy the activity, if the subject is interesting or if the benefit of doing it is clear. As the main part of my dissertation has now started I am trying to up my game with regards to my productivity because lets just say I’m loosing enthusiasm… Read more →


I’m coming to the end of my time at University and I’d like to write a bit about what I’ve learnt and maybe get a bit meta. I imagine that my opinions will be wholly unoriginal, they probably aren’t correct and might change once I get to the real world. Read more →

Into the Meta

I finally did it! I played Netrunner with people who I don’t live with (Ben basically lives here) and it was great! Ben, Jon and I spent a couple of hours running at Patriot Games last night. We had a great time and I think we’ll all go again, probably making it a weekly event. I’ve got a few observations… Read more →