Category Archives: Productivity

Weeknote for 7/25/2021

Finances πŸ˜• I looked a little into estate planning and medium-term investing and defined some deliverables. I struggled to get anywhere on this last week. Fatigue and other tasks kept intruding on my project time. And I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/11/2021

Blog 😐 MailPoet has taken a lot of time to set up. However, I’m down to the last few steps, so my email subscribers will be getting a request to reconfirm their subscriptions very soon. I unsubscribed from my text-to-speech … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/4/2021

Blog 😐 I’m working on the email subscription replacement for Feedburner, which will be MailPoet. If you currently get my blog updates over email, in the next day or three I’ll be sending you an email with instructions on how … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/27/2021

Productivity 😎 I made a couple of interval timers to march me through my morning and night routines. A sign of a disturbed mind, I’m sure. I chose those routines because in theory they should fit into reliable time frames, … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/20/2021

Productivity 😐 I planned the productivity system update project. After umpteen projects, I’m still figuring out how to plan them. This time I listed the sources I wanted to consult, the needs the project would address, the topics the project … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/13/2021

Finances 😐 I finished my expense goal calculations with grad school and a pet. For grad school I chose about 20 schools for AI and cognitive science based on their rankings at US News and CollegeHippo, and I gathered tuition … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/6/2021

Finances 😐 I started researching grad school costs. What I’ve learned so far is that university websites are confusing. I’m going to try not to get lost in the details, because right now I’m only looking for ballpark figures. I’m … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/23/2021

Business 😎 How to Manage Complex Programs by Tom Kendrick has returned me to my project of treating my life as a business. A program in this context is a set of interrelated projects. Kendrick is writing about corporate programs, … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/9/2021

Blog 😐 A couple of housekeeping notes about changes in the next month or so. I’ll be ending or replacing the audio version of the posts. The audio service I’m using for the blog is a good one, but it … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/2/2021

Productivity 😎 My time blocking is still working. In terms of productivity, this is basically the minimum state I’ve wanted to reach, being able to plan a reasonable day and do it. The few times I’ve gotten to this point, … Continue reading

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