Whenever I stumble upon an interesting Instagram account (such as Dog with Sign) I always wonder why they don’t publish those pictures on their own site. #IndieWeb
3 Reasons Why Reflection Will Make You More Successful in 2020 × Ines Wichert
We live in a world that values action and where back to back meetings are a badge of productivity. Quarterly targets mean that we tend to be focused on the next thing on our to-do-list rather than looking back to evaluate how the last thing we’ve just completed could be improved. Few of us routinely take time out to reflect on past events. However, by missing out on opportunities for reflection you may be making yourself less effective than you could be. Reflection brings three distinctive advantages.
Why do we always wish that the New Year will be different from the old year? Why do we believe that we have the power to change future events? Let’s stop thinking about how to change the new year, and concentrate on what we can control: today.
Welcome To The New Year, Where Everything Old Is New Again
The old internet died and we watched and did nothing…
…but this old blog is still up and running smoothly.
Solid advice from Tim Casasola: Don’t adopt frameworks. Test practices.
This is not only applicable to team collaboration, but also to personal effectiveness.
This is a treasure trove of useful information: Surveillance
Self-defense: Tips, tools and how-tos for safer online communications
This is an instant subscribe: The Happy Broadcast, an antidote to negative news and “the vitriolic rhetoric that pervades our media”. (via Jason Kottke)
So true: with enough white space, deadlines don’t matter.
real deadlines are irritating impositions upon the desire to be free of any such responsibilities
— Kourosh Dini
Though I own no dog, I too start my days reading insightful blogs. I already followed a few of them, but (re)discovered a few gems in this list of blogs.
Such a great read: What’s the Point of Productivity?
I have only one suggestion for Scott: start using the word effectiveness for the ‘good’ kind of productivity.
Muy importante (y uno de mis puntos débiles en los hábitos saludables): La vida sentada… que, poco a poco, nos mata × @MadAbad
How to configure your iPhone to work for you, not against you
This large article is stuffed with handy tips. Though I not always agree (I would recommend the default apps over installing Google’s alternatives) and some advice should be updated for iOS 13, there is a lot of solid advice.
My recommendation: read the arguments before applying any tip.
Since reinstalling my computer last month, I only use the default web browser Safari. I already have decides that when the time comes that I need a second browser, I won’t install Chrome; Firefox looks like a far better option.
This is a sad list. I have used so many of these services in the past.
Seth Godin on the Google Tax:
Capitalism is an efficient system for surfacing and addressing the needs of consumers. But once it veers toward control over markets by a single entity, those benefits disappear.