Category Archives: Productivity

Weeknote for 6/2/2024

Learning ๐Ÿค” I collected more miscellaneous ideas and resources for my memory system. I found out interpreters have a visual note-taking approach similar to sketchnotes to give them a basis for translating a speech, which I could use as another … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/26/2024

Learning ๐Ÿคฏ I had the epiphany that my memory system should be a language. Reading about the grammar of American Sign Language in the Gallaudet dictionary made me realize that memory techniques sort of have a grammar too as well … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/21/2024

This entry is a little late! But Iโ€™m picking up where I left off, and I aim to catch up on posts this week. Travel ๐Ÿ˜ฉ Sunday, the day after the wedding, I tried out my new instructions to myself … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 3/10/2024

Health ๐Ÿ˜Œ My ulcerative colitis medicine arrived, and I started taking it again. There are a few loose ends to the insurance situation, but for now the crisis has passed, though Iโ€™m still processing the implications. In a couple of … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/11/2024

Productivity ๐Ÿ˜Œ I made good progress on my Make integration with Notion, which will register a dayโ€™s session of work on a task. Iโ€™m switching projects now, so Iโ€™ll have to pick up the integration again in a few months … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/4/2024

Productivity ๐Ÿ˜Œ I finished separating my intervals database into iteration and day databases. This week Iโ€™ll try to get through creating a Make scenario for automatically registering work sessions for my tasks in Notion. I do it manually now, and … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/28/2024

Productivity ๐Ÿค” After seeing that my non-project time blocks were taking over my evenings, I began instituting another little productivity hack: a 15-minute timer. I put it in my interval timer app alongside my daily routine timers so Iโ€™d see … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/21/2024

Productivity ๐Ÿ˜ I started fixing some issues in the design of my Notion workspace that had been bothering me. I merged a couple of redundant database columns, which came from the way my data is cobbled together from different sources. … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/14/2024

Productivity ๐Ÿง The next four weeks I’ll take care of some work-intensive parts of my productivity system that will set me up for future improvements. The main two are (1) learning how to automate Notion with Make and (2) learning … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/7/2024

Productivity ๐Ÿค” I spent the first half of the week scheduling my projects for the year. My experiment with full-year project scheduling last year worked well enough that I decided to keep it going with some changes. The main change … Continue reading

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