"We do not rise to the level of our goals, we fall to the level of our systems."
It’s easy to feel productive when you’re consuming productivity advice. Or “productivity porn”, as I call it these days. It’s easy to feel entertained when you’re consuming the latest TV show. It’s easy to feel smart when you’re reading what a great mind wrote.1 Reading, after a certain age, diverts [...]JJS
While checking out the writing app Ulysses recently, I stumbled across Setapp, a subscription service for Mac apps. It gives you access to a big bundle of fully licensed apps you don’t have to buy/subscribe to anymore. Since Ulysses alone costs about half the 10$/month I’d pay for the whole Setapp offering, I decided to try [...]JJS
After pulling in data from various sources, I recently found myself staring at a long list of domain names combined with meta information about each. No apparent order, and I noticed at least some of them were duplicated. I wanted to change that. # unordered.txt, ~hundreds of lines d-domain.com, miscellaneous other info c-domain.com, [...]JJS
"Optimists see a task in every problem, not a problem in every task."
"Go for progress, not perfection."
"Love it, change it, or leave it."
"Everything’s amazing, yet nobody’s happy."
"You don’t control what happens to you. But you do control how you respond."