Time management Akrasia, gamification, hyperbolic discounting, quantified self and voluntary blackmail 2017-06-18 – 2020-07-25
Taking notes Notes on notes on notes 2020-02-17 – 2020-07-23
LaΤeΧ …and ΤeΧ, and ConTeXt and XeTeX and TeXleMeElmo 2014-09-08 – 2020-07-06
Research discovery Has someone answered that question you have not worked out how to ask yet? 2019-01-22 – 2020-06-26
Nootropics The struggle to find a drug that makes you so fast that you save more time taking it than you lose reading about it 2017-08-07 – 2020-06-23
Zotero The adequate citation tool 2019-12-01 – 2020-06-23
Code editors The best thing since punchcards 2014-11-11 – 2020-06-14
Terminals More realistically, terminal emulators, because anyone who is owns an actual working VT102 these days is not using it to do work 2018-10-11 – 2020-06-11
Jupyter The least excruciating compromise between 1) irreproducible science, and 2) spooking your luddite colleagues 2017-02-09 – 2020-06-08
Academic reading workflow The continuing ascendancy of using piles of dead tree products for understanding cutting edge digital informatics 2016-04-11 – 2020-06-05
Productivity schemes If you can tell me why this placeholder post from 2014 is still consistently in my top 10 most popular posts I would be grateful 2014-10-09 – 2020-06-05
Browse the internet for me Introducing modern automation to the ancient crafts of serfing the web and tilling the clickfarm 2016-06-17 – 2020-06-04
The simplest thing Minimum viable whatever, worse is better, PC-losering, Burkean engineering 2020-02-03 – 2020-06-03
Data dashboards On assuring the client that you are doing something data-sciency via clickable widgets 2020-03-12 – 2020-06-02
Academic blogging workflow Minimising the friction of advertising my thoughts in order to maximise the chance each thought gets advertised. Not covered: maximising quality of thoughts 2020-05-22
Presentations Slide decks and other stylised academic dominance displays 2015-06-01 – 2020-05-12
Email Doing email better, or better, not doing email at all 2015-01-13 – 2020-04-21
Tool discovery Settling upon an adequate gizmo to identify other adequate gizmos 2020-02-19 – 2020-03-12
Teaching How-to 2020-02-11 – 2020-02-12
Wikis plus also CMSs 2020-01-03 – 2020-01-02
Shells That alternative to GUIs by which you replace clicking-on-the-wrong-thing errors with typing-the-wrong-thing errors 2014-10-03 – 2020-01-01
Markdown An itemised list of the esoteric difficulties of bullet points 2019-07-17 – 2019-12-07
Fish shell A command line shell that does not think that the problem is you 2019-03-30 – 2019-11-19
Diagrams Of the kind I need, a practical guide to the creation thereof 2015-03-02 – 2019-10-17
3d data A grab bag of point clouds, volumetric data and photogrammetry 2019-02-15
Meditation Socially-mandated zoning out 2016-01-05 – 2019-01-22
Atom A text editor I seemed to be using 2017-06-19 – 2018-11-06
Flashcards Spaced repetition systems 2015-01-02 – 2017-04-01