I never think about my phone. I think of all the time and energy that I have given my iphone for the last 12 years. All of the energy of trying to “manage” screen time. Too much light in my eyes before bed etc etc. My Sunbeam flip charges in a little stand on my desk. With a glance across the room, I can see if I have a missed call - blue icon or a txt message - green icon.
I had been using the system for a year prior and was excited to see what he made. It fired me up to double down into the bullet journal system. I used it for full capture. Of course I did migrate some things into digital but this book was with me at all times. I stray from the system from time to time - thinking I can do it better. But I feel uneasy when I do not have my journal with me.
We crave to be part of a group. It is part of human nature. The is especially true this time of year as we approach the annual planning and New Years resolutions. For health it might be: I am a vegan. I am a carnivore. I am keto. For Productivity it might be: I am analog all the way. I am apple. I am iOS only. I want to offer some advice and insight I have recently understood for myself.
In 1993 I saw the movie, Shawdowlands. Shadowlands is a 1993 British biographical drama film about the relationship between academic C. S. Lewis (played by Anthony Hopkins) and Jewish American poet Joy Davidman (played by Debra Winger), her death from cancer, and how this challenged Lewis’s Christianity. The movie is about making meaning out of suffering. Is life Happiness and Joy or Pain and Suffering. It is worth the time investment.
or Why twitter and social media has ruined the open web I have been reading a back through Merlin Man’s 43 folders blog. It started in 2004 His last post was 2011 - Cranking. which is “peace out” I had a kid and that is more important. His blog was part of Web 2.0 movement. Remember that? His blog is like a time capsule and it has a lot of relevant and helpful information about how productivity.
The year was 2001. The Device was the Handspring Visor Platinum. The Software was Palm Desktop. It was a simple setup and the sync was perfect. Palm Desktop contains four main modules which correspond to the four main modules of the original Palm Pilot: Contacts, analogous to index cards in a Rolodex card file or address book Calendar information as discrete or repeating appointments Tasks, sortable by priority, date or category in task lists
Lofi. Old School. @patrickrhone on 43 Folders.