DISCUSSED : holiday lizard talk; some benefits of using "Environment" and "Journal" calendars; nostalgia for the Palm family of products in general and Graffiti in particular; responses to listener letters about: finding a "hook" for a new habit, physical media follow-up, HomeKit dinguses, Markdown editors, the joys of the TaskPaper lifestyle, advice on recovering from a disruption, and, finally, some thoughts on the unexpected benefits of disruption.
Links for this episode:
The Social Life of Paper | The New Yorker
The solution to our paper problem, they write, is not to use less paper but to keep less paper.
David Allen (author) - Wikipedia
"Allen was also one of the founders of Actioneer, a company specializing in productivity tools for the PalmPilot."
Benefits of Forced Experimentation: Striking Evidence from the London Underground Network* | The Quarterly Journal of Economics | Oxford Academic
We show that a strike on the Underground, which forced many commuters to experiment with new routes, brought lasting changes in behavior. This effect is stronger for commuters who live in areas where the Underground map is more distorted, which points to the importance of informational imperfections.
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