RememberTheMilk app free for iPhone

Popular GTD-application Remember The Milk is releasing their iPhone app for free to all users. Until now you had to pay $25 yearly to have advantage of synchronizing with your iPhone. There still is a small limitation: if you’ve got a free account, RTM can sync once, manually, every 24 hours, and it won’t support […]

Time Tracking

Computers make us more productive, at least when we use the computer simply as a tool for realizing your ideas. When I have the  1% inspiration, my computer will do the 99% perspiration, which allows me to have some more inspiration or enjoying some free time.And there I hit the problem: will I use the […]

Nozbe + Evernote

Online GTD Application Nozbe integrates from now on with Evernote, the online Notebook app. You can now browse and manage your Evernote notes inside Nozbe when getting your projects and contexts done! On Nozbe’s website is also a good 10-part video instruction on how to use GTD.

I’m on Wave!

Finally I have my Google Wave invitation! Now I have to find out what the fuzz is all about. Reading the Google Wave Blog and watching some videos is fine, of course. The best way to get started is to get started, and the best way to learn things is by doing things, so I […]

Excellence is an attitude

Creativity is a Choice, not a Gift Beautiful Boomerang postcard, that I found at a diplay in a cinema. I like to complete it with the quote I found in the Metaversemessenger Excellence is an Attitude, not a Talent” Now I found at a Dutch blog about inspiration the 19 E’s of excellence, written by […]

GTD: Mind Depositor

It never stops with blogging about Getting Things Done. Zen Habits had a blogpost full of humor about a GTD-addict; the most interesting statement was: (…)you may be a productivity junkie if (nr 8 ) sex with your spouse is on your someday/maybe list. Without bragging too much about my own performance as a lover […]

Getting Things Done and The Art of Procrastination

David Allen’s “Getting Things Done” has infected the Web, especially web 2.0. There are a lot of blogs on GTD, the most famous are probably Merlin Mann’s 43 folders, and Leo Babauta’s Zen Habits. The great LifeHacker website has some interesting articles on GTD and, more important, articles on other Life Hacks that make life […]

The Autumn of the Multitaskers

The Autumn of the Multitaskers To do two things at once is to do neither. —Publilius Syrus, Roman slave, first century B.C. Neuroscience is confirming what we all suspect: Multitasking is dumbing us down and driving us crazy. One man’s odyssey through the nightmare of infinite connectivity. Interesting article by Walter Kirn. It confirms what […]


Two Months ago someone told me about David Allen’s Getting Things Done. Only two weeks ago I felt like googling the meme and I was amazed about the idea. Best part was the discovery of the TiddlyWiki – concept. Besides the TiddlyWiki by Jeremy Ruston, there are also many offsprings, like TiddlyWiki Plus, MonkeyGTD and […]

  • The Aesthetics and Beauty of Knowledge

    Shih was the opposite of facts and raw information; shih was the elegance of knowledge, the insight and skill to organize knowledge into meaningful patterns. As an artist chooses colours or light to make her pictures, a master of shih chooses textures of knowledge – various ideas, myths, abstractions, and theories – to create a way of seeing the world. The aesthetics and beauty of knowledge – this was shih.

    – David Zindell, The Broken God, 1993

  • Geek Attitude

    The attitude thing is about flexibility, portability, creativity, sociability and jamming (ran out of suitable “ity” words!). It’s about improvising – in the practical and musical senses of the word; not getting tangled in boundaries and the “right” way to do things.
    Definitely the only way to travel.
    Martin Delaney – “Laptop Music”.