Unanswered Questions

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What are the primary rebuttals to the 4 Hour Body and the 4 Hour Workweek by Tim Ferris?

I have read and understand the popularity of the '4 Hour' series of best-selling books by Tim Ferris. H However Tim himself asks the readers to consider everything he writes with a skeptical mind as ...
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How do habitual tasks fit in the GTD system?

I'd like to start using the GTD system to help me organize my tasks and boost my productivity. One thing I probably missed or do not understand, is where habitual tasks go. For example, say "Practice ...
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Is it worth switching from hunt-and-peck (two/three finger typing) to touch typing when I'm at 82 WPM?

I've just tested my typing speed using the first 6 online typing speed test services that came up on Google and my average typing speed was 82 WPM (using hunt-and-peck). I work as a programmer and I ...
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Draw-oriented mind map software

This is how my typical on-paper mind map looks. I know, symbols look senseless but they are very laconic and pretty clear if you're its author. So I'm looking for mind map software which: allows ...
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How to organize a GTD trello setup?

Context: I am looking to use GTD with Trello to track work related tasks. I am not interested in incorporating non-work related activities or tasks. Effort so far: Trello has great email integration, ...
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Append created date and last updated date to Evernotes?

I love seeing when I started a note in Evernote. But too often that is hidden behind the info button. Is there a way to make a script that would append the created date to the top of all my ...
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Best light intensity to enchance study focus

I'm building a project that changes the lightbulbs intensity of a room during the day to reach a constant luminosity, and the main purpose of the project is to make the study rooms less tiring. I'm ...
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Linking auto-updating tasks/email to a task in Outlook

I organize my tasks and my time using Outlook tasks an in doing so I often link related tasks or emails to a task. The problem I'm having is that if a task is linked in another task and another person ...
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Creating meeting agenda on Cultured Code's Things

Does Things (from Cultured Code) have a suggested mechanism for handling agenda(s) in the way GTD suggests? I'm thinking of the idea that a meeting, even an ad hoc meeting with a person, is treated ...
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Card View in Gmail

Most of the time I am working in Gmail, and to take down a note or to dump an idea, I usually compose a new email and save it as a draft. Modifying and searching for such a note is quite efficient in ...
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Making documents in cloud (e.g. Google Drive) vs making them locally (e.g. Word)

I'm having trouble phrasing this question. If either can be used, is it more practical to use a word processor (such as MS Word) or a cloud (such as Google Drive docs)? This is assuming cloud features,...
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How do I match the directory structure of my inbox in Outlook 2016 with one-click archiving?

I have my Outlook 2016 inbox organised with subfolders. I want to be able to move items in one click to another folder with an identical structure. The in-built archiving moves items in one click but ...
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Organising notes in a mathematical text book

I currently have 200 pages of annotated text from an Abstract algebra textbook in Skim. Skim, IMHO, is brilliant for taking notes while reading. But unfortunately, this leads to my current predicament....
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Any Taskwarrior-like for habits?

I recently started using taskwarrior and I like it. However, I find it only useful for tasks and not habits or goals. I am looking for a similar tool, preferably open-source, for habits, something ...
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App for android with tasks and subtasks with possibility deactivating alarm on subtasks

I am looking for app that enables this. I have a main task and below several subtask with regular alarms (for example daily) for each. If I check main task all subtasks should be inactive until I ...

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