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Does having an office with a window view increases my productivity?

I would like to rearrange my home office, currently my desk is located next to a window which has an all-right view. The question is whether I should relocate the desk to a spot where there isn't any ...
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Systematic approach for taking electronic notes (with cross references and links)?

for my work I'm trying to take notes electronically, to easiser sort, search, find and cross-refrence them. I'm using Emacs org-mode for that purpose. My problem: I'm struggling to find a systematic ...
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How can I block an application such that I myself cannot use it?

I have trouble with personal productivity at home, sometimes, due to overuse of time-wasting applications. I'm trying to work around my poor willpower by locking the application from being ...
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Is there a good virtual desktop manager software for Windows? [closed]

For windows 7, I'm looking for a good Virtual desktop manager so that on just single monitor I can divide my work into multiple screens like on linux. What are the good options that people have used ...
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An app like Trello, but without the Metro UI?

Trello is so much better for me than Wunderlist. But it doesn't have a non-Metro UI for Windows. Heck the app for Win 8 doesn't even work for me. When I add a board, it doesn't get updated in the app. ...
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How to switch to Linux from Windows? [closed]

I believe Linux may be better suited for the work I do. However, I have always used Windows and have trouble switching. I've tried before and failed. Any tips? Should one set up a dual boot, virtual ...