As I sit here on this Sunday morning, the rain is pouring outside. When I was a child, I used to hate the rain because it meant not getting to play outside. I’m still not particularly fond of it when I have my commute to work ahead, but when I have no particular place I have to go, it’s a lot like snow: Let ‘er rip.
Full disclosure: I love storms. I never wish for harm or damage, but it is an adrenaline rush when a storm does roll in. Perhaps I was conditioned during my years as a newspaper reporter, hopping in a car to rush out to get photos of damage.Read More
Today I’m sharing some of my secret weapons for productivity.
This cloud-based news aggregator is the biggest, most important tool in my arsenal. Basically, it compiles news feeds from a variety of websites that I can easily put into topic silos, or “feeds”. It recommends major websites to pull from or you can paste in the URL from the ones you want (most websites have RSS feeds you can grab, but some do not) Feedly to pull from. I discovered Feedly in 2013 after Google ended its Reader application for some dumb reason.Read More