One Year of Pomodoros

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The pomodoro technique is, in short, starting a timer and doing 25 minutes of focused work on a single task without interruption, followed by a five minute break. Choose a new task, restart the timer, and repeat. Throughout 2013 I used pomodoros to execute on pretty much all of my life projects, organized into the following […]

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My Pomodoro Project

Productivity & Organization
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Update: Added weekly log, and updated some project details. The Pomodoro Technique is a productivity technique which can be summarized thusly: Work for 25 minutes. Take a 5 minute break. Repeat. Occasionally take longer breaks.  There’s a little more to it than that, but that’s the core idea. I first heard about it at my recent CFAR minicamp. I […]

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My “Inbox Zero” System


Inbox Zero is an email inbox philosophy that comes from Merlin Mann, the creator of 43folders. As the site says, Inbox Zero is about getting your brain out of your email inbox. For me, personally, this means getting my inbox down to zero emails, and keeping it that way—whenever it’s not empty I process it as […]

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