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Workspace: Email processes

As everything started winding down at years end and I took some time to clear out some of the leftover clutter around the office, I started thinking about the organizational tools I used over the past year and see if there was anything I could do to better.

Before you can manage others, you have to manage yourself. Early in my career, I started this process with my email when I noticed that most of my messages fell into four types. (Thanks are due here to Stephanie Winston for her TRAF system of organization.)
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Researching ways to improve scientist’s access to data. Programming software to solve humanity’s problems. Disseminating emergency preparedness knowledge. Sharing knowledge about science. Practicing amateur radio. Serving humanity through volunteer efforts. Drives a robot to work.
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Workspace: Software

As everything started winding down at years end and I took some time to clear out some of the leftover clutter around the office, I started thinking about the organizational tools I used over the past year and see if there was anything I could do to better. Continue reading Workspace: Software

Researching ways to improve scientist’s access to data. Programming software to solve humanity’s problems. Disseminating emergency preparedness knowledge. Sharing knowledge about science. Practicing amateur radio. Serving humanity through volunteer efforts. Drives a robot to work.
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Workspace: Hardware edition.

As everything started winding down at years end and I took some time to clear out some of the leftover clutter around the office, I started thinking about the organizational tools I used over the past year and see if there was anything I could do to better.

First thing to examine is the hardware I use. Is there anything here that needs upgrading? Is there anything that just is wasting the power connection and desk space – if so it needs to go.

The desk itself is actually a dining room table we picked up at a local thrift store, this worked great (and at a tenth the cost!!) to make a partner’s desk for the wife and I to share. Continue reading Workspace: Hardware edition.

Researching ways to improve scientist’s access to data. Programming software to solve humanity’s problems. Disseminating emergency preparedness knowledge. Sharing knowledge about science. Practicing amateur radio. Serving humanity through volunteer efforts. Drives a robot to work.
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