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    On productivity, complexity and living in London

    by  • February 23, 2009 • Personal • 0 Comments

    In Iceland I would typically work about 60 to 80 hours a week. Much of that work was pretty invisible – it was long days spent away from all personal contact (except chatting online with friends from time to time) really thinking through incredibly fundamental assumptions. My working habits while in high output mode are [...]

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    The Collapsonomics Practice

    by  • February 19, 2009 • Personal • 7 Comments

    Usually I don’t get out of bed for anything less than 1% mortality rates. Harsh as that might sound, there are enough 1% problems to be working on that I do not usually focus on less lethal stuff. However, over the past month or so in London I’ve come to the conclusion that there is [...]

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    The new video age is going to require radical attention conservation tools to manage

    by  • January 18, 2009 • Everything Else, Personal • 0 Comments

    Twitter and video blogging represent opposite ends of a spectrum. I follow something like 100 people on twitter. It takes about ten minutes a day, maybe a little more if I’m using the web interface. Already several very interesting things have come out of that investment of attention – a larger sense of a social [...]

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