Some things don’t belong in the task list

By rickColosimo / June 27, 2012 / Comments Off on Some things don’t belong in the task list

Randomly happened upon this old 43Folders post on appending text via QuickSilver. Thinking about how fast that is for certain types of lists (books for library/amazon — and right, I know I haven’t put the library first in practice, but that’s exactly why I wrote it that way!; wines – but that seems like a…

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Followup: costs of poor sleep

By rickColosimo / May 21, 2010 / Comments Off on Followup: costs of poor sleep

A recent National Geographic article explored sleep and some of the problems associated with lack of sleep. Lack of sleep can be dangerous: … Harvard’s Charles Czeisler. He notes that going without sleep for 24 hours or getting only five hours of sleep a night for a week is the equivalent of a blood alcohol…

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When don’t you need an app?

By rickColosimo / April 11, 2010 /

Confession: I bought an iPad, the smallest wifi-only version. I wanted something that was more functional than my Blackberry Pearl but with a more convenient form factor than my laptop for use during parts of my commute. Here’s the question: I’ve been using Basecamp for internal (and now external) projects, and I had been of…

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By rickColosimo / January 27, 2010 / Comments Off on Fauxtivation

What is Fauxtivation? It’s hiding the ball from your customers to try to create a motivation to engage with your company that they wouldn’t naturally have, i.e., don’t need and don’t want. Example: “emailing” travel reservation info that consists of a link to a website rather than, you know, the actual itinerary info. (Tip: that…

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