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bio website cs-worker.com
location Kirkland, WA
age 29
visits member for 2 years, 6 months
seen Dec 31 '13 at 2:03

I'm a web-applications developer with 5+ years of professional experience in the Java stack, and 6 months in Python.

My interests include Functional Programming, Scala, Clojure and Lisp.


May
11
comment How to organize my gaming time?
+1 for timeboxing
May
1
comment How do I get my motivation going?
+1 Breaking up into small pieces. In GTD, David Allen writes about breaking up tasks into "widgets": basically the smallest sub-task possible. That first sub-task is usually incredibly small and easy ("Open up Word", "Pick up phone"), and that will get you started.
May
1
comment What is a good way to begin your work day?
If that's the case, you can set that as your "treat" for the end of the day. That might motivate you to start your day
Apr
13
comment How to stop your rss feeds becoming a mess/information overload?
In G-Reader, I like to click on the item and then use the keyboard shortcut "j" and "k" (next and previous)
Apr
11
comment How do I get out of overcommitment?
What are the reasons for you over-committing?
Apr
9
comment Developing Social Skills
+1 for the book suggestion. If anyone else has other book suggestions, please add them.
Mar
9
comment How to effectively utilize many small chunks of time in a day?
True, it's also really easy for a "build break" to become too long.
Mar
8
comment How do I prevent myself from feeling too relaxed during the uneventful weeks preceding big deadlines?
JoesGoals.com would be perfect for this idea.
Mar
7
comment Team work and productivity: Noisy office vs quite room
Have your team members vouch for you. Show management transcripts of IM sessions/emails you've had with your team to prove team work