Truer words, no. 54.

Good article by my buddy John Poelstra with which I vehemently agree. I’ve been doing something similar with email for a couple years now using offlineimap, synchronizing a few times a day rather than keeping an app open all day or making myself the slave of instant notifications about new …

Is your heart fonder?

That’s the longest break I’ve ever taken from blogging: 36 days without a post. At first I was just too busy for a week. Then as time went on, I had more and more things I was thinking about blogging — the pile of ideas kept getting bigger. Finally the …

New toy.

I’ve just discovered the hamster-applet package in Fedora 11, and I think I’ve found another great productivity tool. Courtesy of Project Hamster, it’s a time tracking tool that doesn’t try to be more clever than I am, and instead stays out of my way while I work. It gives me …