Gmail Snooze

Is GMail Snooze basically building Mind Traffic Control into your email client? Well, it’s about time Google did something radical to improve GMail. There’s still so much untapped potential in the mail-box. And at least email is an open protocol that we should defend against moving to walled rivers like Facebook and Slack etc.

Mind Traffic Control is Dead!

Long live Mind Traffic Control! No New Year’s Resolutions or even questions this year. But as an honorary Brazilian, my new year doesn’t really start until after carnival, so now would be the time for it. However here’s a quick update. The answer to the old MTC question is now resolved for me. It’s time […]

Outliners, WTF?

Alert readers of my recent post on writing in wiki who followed the link to the old SDI Philosophy post may have noticed that I said : Outliners are surprisingly bad for managing todo-lists. So what’s with OWL? Well, er … yes … the truth is, I am now using OWL very heavily. Pretty much […]

Modules In Time : Synthesizing GitHub and Skyrim

Thanks to Bill Seitz I picked up on a Giles Bowkett post I’d missed a couple of months ago which compares the loosely coupled asynchronous style of development that companies like GitHub both promote and live, with the intensely coupled synchronous raids that occur in online game-worlds. Bowkett seems confused by the apparent contradictions between […]