Becoming more focused by splitting tasks between the phone, tablet, and computer.
On making decisions based on how they expand or limit one's options.
I'd rather do one thing at a time than live in a constant state of partial attention.
When starting an online community, you are "the Abraham in the series of begats," setting the tone and defining the culture.
Taking some time to oneself, without any outside influences, is part of being a healthy person.
A list of current and upcoming books I'm reading this year, along with some thoughts on how and why.
There's growing evidence that writing long-hand has benefits that typing doesn't. I wish I'd developed better handwriting as a kid, but it's not too late to improve.
In light of my twenty-eighth birthday, I decided to write down 28 pearls of wisdom I've picked up. They've helped me — maybe they'll help you too.
A short list of the reasons I choose not to talk about politics, philosophy, or theology on Twitter.
I've tried OmniFocus, Things, Todoist, and 2Do, and I've just made the switch to Things 3. But all the productivity tools in the world won't help us if our lives don't have deeper meaning.
There are pros and cons to designing for designers, just as there are pros and cons to cooking for chefs.
Our society fetishizes newness, often at the expense of things time-tested and proven.
I wrote UX for the Enterprise, a piece that achieved moderate popularity on A List Apart.
I wrote over a hundred articles for The Industry over several years, first as a staff writer, then as opinion editor and finally managing editor. You can learn more here.