• The Renaissance of the Physical – 3 Threads

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    This is supported by members who get my courses and all my book notes. Do you own the things you love? Digital purchasing isn’t ownership and it’s getting hard to get physical copies of anything. Paris Marx has a long story about how much work he had to do to get Dune Part 1 on…

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  • Matt has the right gif for my thoughts on iPadOS

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    Entirely stealing from Matt Birchler. I love my iPad but I feel like Charlie Brown and Apple is Lucy. I trust she won’t pull the football away again like she always does, but she’s going to. I always hope Apple will push my favourite form factor device just a bit more so I can use…

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  • Finding your Voice, WTF, and book lists – 3 Threads

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    If you like this content members help keep it coming. You Know Who You Like When you’re starting out you may not have a voice but you know who you like. Often we start by copying those we look up to, and the disappointment in our work comes when we can’t copy close enough so…

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  • Slow Productivity Review

    Slow Productivity Review

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    Slow Productivity is Cal Newport’s 5th entry into the adult productivity space, all of which I’ve read. My first entry into Newport was Deep Work which I wrote two extensive posts about. At the time it was saying all the things I was thinking but had no words for. But since then I’m not sure…

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  • Who Are Productivity Books For? – (Members)

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  • Link Rot, AI and Becoming a Writer – 3 – Threads

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    If you like these then you can make sure they keep coming by becoming a member. Members get all my book notes. Object Permanence and Link Rot Cory wrote an excellent piece on spelunking through your old thoughts and the implication of link rot. One thing that stuck out to me is that 38% of…

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  • The Rabbit R1 is Hiding More than you Thought

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    Yes tech reviewers widely panned the Rabbit R1 as not useful at all. But the scams from the company go even further with it originally being an NFT/Crypto/Clean Energy company that raised money and didn’t deliver. So the same Crypto scammers are getting in on AI scams now.

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  • Notes, Propaganda and Writing Online – 3 Threads

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    If you like this content become a member. Members get access to my book notes. Remember Atomic Notes is just one way of doing things Danny talks about why he doesn’t use atomic notes. It’s important to remember that anyone telling you how to do your notes is just sharing an idea that may work…

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  • My iPad is my Favourite Form Factor

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    While I’m not sure I want an iPad that runs macOS as Matt suggests I am sure that my iPad is my favourite form factor for a computing device. I’m typing at it now, but I often grab it off my stand and take it to another part of the house to have a recipe,…

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  • Initial Thoughts on Slow Productivity

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    Some initial thoughts on Cal Newport’s latest book as I get started on it. If you want to read this whole post become a member. Members get all my courses included..

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