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Tags: Productivity


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This day today has shown that apparently I’m not completely incompetent at being productive after all.

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LeechBlock

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I am currently in the process of writing my bachelor thesis and my goal is to finish it as soon as possible. What I sometimes have problems with is distraction. If I don’t immediately enjoy a task, but have to overcome myself, then I get easily distracted. “Just check out something else for a minute…”

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On using Linux...

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Next to my Microsoft Surface Go with Windows on it, I often take my Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga S1 with me, when I visit my family over the weekend. The ThinkPad let’s me do some development things on a Linux machine (with Ubuntu 20.04) during the long train trips (6 hours each direction). So I always try to get everything up-to-date before. It’s always amazing how fast it is to do this.

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On Productivity

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As always, a real nice essay (musing) by Scott Nesbit. This time it’s about productivity:

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How to start the day well

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Today I got up at 7 am (although I could have slept a little longer) and instead of eating breakfast, I started directly turning on my PC and finishing an open programming assignment. It took me about an hour, but after finishing it, I felt so good.

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Physical Exhaustion Is Making Me More Productive

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While writing this post, I’m already very tired, but I just want to add another thing to the list with things I did today. Today was a quite productive day, although it were holidays and I didn’t need to go to university. I had the option to sleep as long as I wanted, but I didn’t sleep until noon to get things done.

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What Does My Software Setup Look Like?

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I recently got a new (refurbished) notebook and already wrote a post about that, but this time, I would like to focus on my software setup. What programs do I use for developing? What do I use for writing? And what is my favorite web browser?

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I Plant Trees To Focus

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Yesterday I told you, that I currently somehow struggle with procrastination and not being able to get myself finishing the tasks from my to-do list. So today I used an app again, that I last time used while preparing for my final exams in school.

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I Should Fix My Life

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Things aren’t going well currently. My procrastination is my top activity and the list with tasks to do is growing each day. My room is a mess and I’m using my phone more than I should.

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How I Write Articles On The Go?

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When you’re on the go quite often (at university during the week or with the family during the weekends), it’s actually quite difficult to use the spare time you have for writing blog posts instead of fixing bugs or coding new features for your favorite project. That’s why I recently built the habit of writing most of my posts on the go.

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