Category: Tips

  • What’s in your soap?

    A few weeks ago I was listening to an episode of the Rework podcast titled Lab Week. At [00:02:23] I heard this: We three live together and we just liked trying things out and one day we needed soap. We kind of looked it up and we’re like, well, how is soap made? And did […]

  • Turning off top Tweets on twitter.com

    The first thing I noticed with Twitter.com’s redesign is that the algorithmic timeline (aka top Tweets) is set as the default. A few days ago I wasted some time looking to change this setting in the More > Settings and privacy page. I couldn’t find it there. I then googled, but still couldn’t find the answer. […]

  • How to quickly add tasks to your to-do app

    The usual workflow to add tasks to any to-do app involves loosely a few steps: Find the app on the computer Open the app Find the Inbox folder Click the Add task button Type the task name Hit Enter to add task These manual steps of adding tasks are way better than not having a […]

  • How to declutter your Twitter timeline

    I recently changed my Twitter iPhone app from Tweetbot 3 to the default Twitter iOS app. Twitter for iOS app is largely good. But I noticed that my Twitter timeline both in the browser and iPhone app got noisy than they should be for the fifty people I follow. This is making me spend (not […]

  • Alfred workflow for managing windows in Mac

    I am constantly looking for better workflows and today I stumbled upon this useful workflow to manage the app windows in Mac using Alfred. I set it up and used a few times. I loved using it! Thanks for making and sharing it, Paweł. I am also on the lookout for better Space Manager apps […]

  • Three foundational skills everyone needs to get ahead in life

    Over the past few years, the following foundational skills have helped me shape my career. I am not going to perfect them anytime soon but I think I don’t have to. I believe these skills takes life-long practice and I really don’t want to get done with them. I think it would be silly of […]

  • Learned a few new mac tips from here, a link I originally found in this tweet. There is always something to learn.

  • The antidote to eight large slices of pizza I had earlier this week: five rounds of 👇 Then I topped it up with a bonus set of 70 kg deadlifts.  

  • Example of a nagging app

    Only yesterday I blogged about apps and their tricks to grab our precious attention by making us  install them on our phones in the pretense of helping us. This morning I wanted to check the menu of a local cafe. I googled and clicked on one of the search results. It’s a Zomato link that […]

  • WiFi and VPN

    I usually don’t offer free advice. But I will make an exception this time for the greater good. Don’t connect your phone and computer to public WiFi networks without VPN. Install VPN software in your computer and phone and turn that on every time you are about to hook on to public WiFi. But how? […]