That might not be the right question | Seth’s Blog

“Where do you get your ideas?” The thing is, everyone has ideas. All the time, every day. Having ideas is part of the human condition. The right questions might be: Are you exposing yourself to new inputs and new situations, and challenging yourself to find more interesting ideas? Are you pushing the ideas you haveContinue reading “That might not be the right question | Seth’s Blog”

Let Gmail to sort your email

Gmail does a pretty good job of categorizing your messages. You can train it to do better. Primary tab Move messages that you must review, respond to, or take action upon to the Primary tab. Social tab Move social network notifications to the Social tab. These messages duplicate information in your social networks. You shouldContinue reading “Let Gmail to sort your email”

How to learned to love my email inbox

Stop using your email as a holding pen for I should do’s and somedays. Me, thinking to myself 🙂 My email inbox was a bottomless pile of messages seen and considered but not resolved. Having so many small choices increased my stress and reduced my ability to get things done. Then, about a month orContinue reading “How to learned to love my email inbox”

Conquering my to-do list

Recently, I explained how I implemented zero inbox and started capturing tasks in todoist. By pushing all of my tasks to one place, I cut down on the burden context-switching. However, this new approach has created a new problem: a ballooning to-do list. Now, I must find a better way manage these tasks. Fortunately, thisContinue reading “Conquering my to-do list”

How I create my to-do list in todoist

Recently, I wrote about zero inbox, my hack for getting rid of email stress and mess. I also mentioned that it depends on having a to-do list that can link back to your email messages. A few years ago, I started using the free version of Todoist, an elegant and dependable app developed by a Germany-basedContinue reading “How I create my to-do list in todoist”

Make it SIMPLE

Il semble que la perfection soit atteinte non quand il n’y a plus rien à ajouter, mais quand il n’y a plus rien à retrancher. …perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away… ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPERY, Terre des Hommes,Continue reading “Make it SIMPLE”

How to make your ideas stick. Part 1/7: Introduction

This is the first in a series of posts on my journey as a technical writer to improve how I deliver ideas to readers’ minds and make them stick there. You never know where you’ll discover a gold nugget. I found Chip and Dan Heath’s work by chance in a Google docs slide template called MakingContinue reading “How to make your ideas stick. Part 1/7: Introduction”

Installing minikube and agones

Tonight, I installed Agones, a library for hosting, running and scaling dedicated game servers on minikube, a local instance of Kubernetes. I’m doing this to: Get more hands-on experience running Kubernetes. Set up a development environment for my son, who is a game developer. Try my hand at developing a simple app or microservices. I also logged aContinue reading “Installing minikube and agones”