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Entries about desktop

May 1, 2008

Why Boring Desktops are Good

Some of us in the office are fed up with beautiful, distracting desktop backgrounds. So we’ve changed them to a medium grey: The solid grey reduces distractions and creates a nice neutral backdrop for design work. But it’s boring. So boring, it makes you want to spend less time mesmerized in front of the computer. […]

Mar 16, 2007

How to always remember GTD

While browsing Flickr for apolitical images of puppy dogs, sunsets, and flowers, I found this little gem: It’s Stefanos Karagos’s nicely-designed diagram of the classic GTD workflow, now conveniently in a desktop wallpaper. Available in seven sizes, it’s formatted to fit most screen resolutions. The next time you’re daydreaming about piling instead of filing–or putting […]