Information Management and the Shit Cascade

A picture of modern life: the world hands you a mountain of shit, and you have to figure out how to get today's list of it done. It's a shit cascade.

this imposing stone

this imposing stone / offers no impediment / if i am water

Deciding To Live

The pain woke me up. Wasn't the first time, but tonight was bad. The pain was dull, stubborn, and pulsed with my heart. Then, clarity: I'm going to die.

to be truly loved

to be truly loved / for the space of just one breath / changes everything

The Instaviz Constraint

How to make pretty good diagrams with nothing but your iPad and your index finger. Because who wants to spend an hour tweaking a diagram in Visio to make a point you could make on a whiteboard in fifteen seconds.

half empty or full

half empty or full / either way it seems the glass / is just too damned big

Task Management vs. Time Management

If we're going to build a Machine for getting shit done, it makes sense to spend a little effort thinking about requirements. What parts does the problem have, and how do the relationships between those parts constrain the solution space?