Productivity Tools

  • Alfred – control everything from your keyboard
  • ColdTurkey – restrict websites to certain times of day.
  • SocialFixer – restrict your Facebook feed, cut out inflammatory virtue signaling

And some tricks:

“No screens in the bedroom” – tip from David Karp, founder of Tumblr. That goes for cell phones, too.

Preferences / Night Shift on the Mac > switches display preferences to maximize sleep


“fear of one’s own heart’s desire”

From the fantastic article on Neal Cassady linked in the last post:

On the Road spread its message of Natural Joy – that “life is holy and every moment is precious” – through a late-Fifties America that encouraged in its citizens insidious paranoia, distrust of one’s neighbors (who might be Communist spies or perverts or beatnik drug addicts), and fear of one’s own heart’s desire.