September 17, 2015No Comments

My Chrome Extensions for Researching and Writing

Today I wanted to share how I use Chrome and Chrome extensions to aid my workflow.

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September 9, 2015No Comments

State of Workflow

What is my current workflow? I'm still working on it, but my target is for a neat I/O process - input - process - output. Currently, I'm following the GTD methodology of New, Next and Someday. I try to apply it to most things at varying levels of abstraction. i.e. My research, idea processing, planning and development all follow the same method.

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September 9, 2015No Comments

Automating all the things

Everybody has heard Facebook's mantra "Move fast and break things". Some people might even subscribe to it. The more time I spend moving fast, the more I realise I cannot move fast enough by myself. I've spent plenty of time sharpening my point to point computer control, and I've spent time organising my workflow so that I can move close to the "flow" of ideas to execution. The process is ongoing, and I'm pretty quick now (compared to how I used to be), and getting quicker. But it's still not enough. I need help.

Enter IFTTT or Zapier, Alfred2, and Workflow (iOS).

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August 4, 2015No Comments

How I use Tasklist products

I use a variety of task lists every day. Many people might want to use only one app for all their tasks - but I've found it to be unrealistic, and possibly impractical. I've become comfortable using various different platforms to manage my different activities: some work better than others. Here is my low-down.

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June 9, 2015No Comments

How I use my computer

I'm a mac power user - which basically means I use the keyboard a lot and have optimised my workflow using tools I researched to get things done as quickly as possible without losing my "flow". I'm still working on this process, but here's how I am currently doing.

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May 12, 2015No Comments

How I use OS X Tags

Tags, they are everywhere - and now in OSX. What does it mean? How do you use them? What's the difference between tags and folders? I have 8 tags in total, using 6 colours. Here’s how I use them.

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