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Writing adventures and related musings.

Our Facebook newsfeeds can be better than RSS readers ever were

Like many others, I used to get up in the morning and check my RSS feeds. It didn’t matter where these feeds were. I always had them on call. Now I get up in the morning and check my Facebook. And there we are: the daily dose of politics, courtesy of NYT, Al-Jazeera, the Daily Mirror, Colombo Telegraph. The best of Techcrunch and Wired. A dose of the Anti-Media. A… Read More »Our Facebook newsfeeds can be better than RSS readers ever were

Timebox, Don’t Multitask.

I, like most people, can’t multi-task for shit. I had a boss who could multi-task to the level where most of us thought he was insane, or had severe ADHD, or both. His work day, as far as I could see, was a furious flutter of phone calls and scribbled notes. Occasionally someone would drop by at his summons and stand there looking like a fool while waiting for the… Read More »Timebox, Don’t Multitask.