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Category: Slow Web

Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Software

Business software’s increasing focus on real-time collaboration, activity streams and consumerization threatens what Paul Graham called the “maker’s schedule” in the workplace. Makers need long blocks of uninterrupted time to

What Happens When You Don’t Email?

We’ve got these social expectations that are wrapped up in email. If an email comes, you’re expected to respond to it fast. We feel compelled to reply. Gloria Mark, LA

Just Slow Down: A Note on Busyness

Busyness serves as a kind of existential reassurance, a hedge against emptiness; obviously your life cannot possibly be silly or trivial or meaningless if you are so busy, completely booked,

Rethinking Productivity

I’ve learned that if I’m thinking about my productivity tools, I don’t have enough enthusiasm for my projects. — C.J. Chilvers, Rethinking Productivity for Creatives. Fabian Kruse writes about “the loop” inherent

Video: Ken Robinson on Rediscovering Energy

Ken Robinson’s School of Life talk teaches us to think about our lives in terms of energy and passions. So often, productivity in work and personal corners is tied to the

This Day is a Gift

Forget about productivity and numbers. They matter not at all. If you are driven to do things to reach certain numbers (goals), you have probably lost sight of what’s important.

The Slow Web Movement

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.  – Carl Sagan, Cosmos (1980). (Source: The slow web started as a vague idea framed as a

How To Focus in the Age of Distraction

We love this mindmap, How to Focus in the Age of Distraction. Dozens of useful suggestions in one place! Click on the image for a larger version. Foster good habits,

One Done at a Time

Check out the beautiful infographic below on our how brains adapt to multi-tasking. New reports find that high-multi-taskers are “lousy at everything required for multi-tasking.”