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Comp. Science student who loves to keep things productive.

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Apr
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comment What was scientifically shown to support productivity when structural organizing/accessing file and folders?
Please note (as I mentioned in my answer) that I am looking for structural and not for semantical advice, which would include advice like "X items / folder, Y subfolders / folder and Z levels deep are optimal in terms of having relevant stuff together as well as access time" doing so prevents you from "having big folders", "having not enough or too much sub folders" and "having to click miles before you get to your content" but rather have your data "just right for every form of navigation". This not only improves pure navigation, but it also improves seeing the relevant files, search, ...
Apr
9
comment What was scientifically shown to support productivity when structural organizing/accessing file and folders?
@0x6d64: For the file location or relevant files to be useful, it would require to be structured as well. Files that are related should be together, because when I am working on mathematical exercises in one file the chance is high I would need to write about my findings in a file that's very related to it. It would make sense for these two files to be in the same small directory, and not together in a very big directory or miles apart from each other. This is where the importance of structuring lies, as without a proper folder structure, file names and metadata any navigation is useless...
Apr
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asked What was scientifically shown to support productivity when structural organizing/accessing file and folders?
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
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awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
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reviewed Approve Is there software that implements Mark Forster's SuperFocus?
Mar
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reviewed Approve Is there software that implements Mark Forster's SuperFocus?
Mar
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reviewed Approve How do you integrate time tracking tools with the Pomodoro technique?
Mar
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reviewed Approve Tradeoffs of using standing desks
Mar
23
revised Is blogging about what you learn useful?
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Mar
23
revised How to keep focused without losing interest?
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Mar
23
revised Be able to focus and read books when your partner watches TV
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Mar
23
revised What is the most effective way to get into 'the zone'?
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Mar
23
revised How can I list down website passwords for better productivity?
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Mar
23
comment How can I list down website passwords for better productivity?
@jontyc: No problem. The problem here is actually that the question's title lists "best", which invites too much answers that compete without a real definitive answer. I hope that password protected pages come to your device soon, but I guess logging in to the online service already serves as a first password protection...
Mar
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awarded  Good Question
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
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reviewed Approve Organization system for cables, adapters, etc - electronics clutter