Latest in: Productivity

The Surprising Power of The Long Game

From The Farnam Street Blog: The long game is the opposite of the short game, it means paying a small price today to make tomorrow’s tomorrow easier. If we can do this long enough …
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October 29, 2018
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David Letterman’s Paper Monuments

It's about what keeps us going.
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September 28, 2018
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Be the Maize God

I've been thinking a lot about the Aztecs lately. Primarily about their maize god, Centeotl. Earlier pan-Mesoamerican civilizations had different names for this highly regarded deity but he (and/or she, as it's a hermaphroditic deity) has …
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July 13, 2018
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Checklists and Post-mortems

Thoughts on routines, time-tracking, productivity, probability densities, and project post-mortems 📈
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June 11, 2018
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The Memory Remains

Frank Chimero, is a Brooklyn-based designer and author. He has a captivating blog and an incredible resumé. I'll spare you his backstory, but it's worth checking out. Thanks to Austin Kleon I discovered he recently interviewed with …
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June 8, 2018
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Slack Adds Actions, for Better or for Worse

You've'll Float Too There's a problem with Slack. It adds noise to the workplace. It has added more keystrokes to my daily tasks. It's just another thing I have to check-in with before proceeding …
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May 23, 2018
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Lobe

Lobe, is a visual composer of sorts — for building, training, and exporting custom deep learning models. The interface is very Quartz Composer-esque. Check it out: If you're in a hurry, watch from 6:12 …
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May 3, 2018
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The Time is Now

The best time to launch your web startup was yesterday 👏
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October 13, 2017

Freelancers Make Up 35% of the Workforce

Have you read this? Wow that is amazing. I'm shocked to see such a large percentage, but I can't say that I'm surprised. Because, simply put jobs can be boring. Are we seeing the dead-cat bounce of America job satisfaction? …
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October 19, 2016
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Don’t Pigeonhole Yourself

Recently I was asked, "Stephen are you a web designer, or a web developer?" Wait a minute. I have to choose? I can't do a little bit of both? What are you implying? There was a …
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October 6, 2016