Q: What is an auto-scheduler? A: It’s a kind of advanced calendar which has the power to schedule itself. Slowly but surely, these AI-powered calendar apps are making their way into the lives of early adopters. They are looking for a way to boost the number of tasks they can […]
Two years ago I embarked on a journey to answer: “Can time be managed?” and “Is time management truly possible?” Up until then, I had only complained. After all, claims that the phrase “time management is a misnomer” could be heard everywhere. While I habitually echoed the cliché, which sounds […]
Here’s a brief update on my intentions to update my book, Perfect Time-Based Productivity.
In my work here at 2Time Labs, some of the questions I have dismissed with short answers are core to the work we do: Can Time Be Managed? Does Time Management Exist? Is the Phrase “Time Management” a Misnomer? These are more than esoteric issues. Each year, thousands of research […]
Recently, I write an article on Medium geared towards designers of task management “apps” ranging from those who support the use of memory, to paper, to task management apps, to calendars to auto-schedulers. In the article, I shared the following graphic that shows the progression that users make as they […]
We live in a world in which we receive a lot of data, and behind it there’s an even greater avalanche promised. How do we make sense of it all? And who has the time? App designers and developers who have found ways to gather this new data need to […]
I just posted a followup article on Medium that addresses the second component of The Notified Self. It’s called “The Warned Self” and it’s all about creating alarms which alert you when a part of your life has become problematic. As you can imagine, having this aspect of your life […]
I’m excited… more than a little… to share an academic paper I just read (and re-read.) It includes some required lessons for all app designers, but especially those who happen to be in the productivity space. Published by the University College of London’s Interaction Centre, it’s entitled “Beyond Self-Tracking and […]
I recently published an infographic that summarizes my article comparing Listers vs. Schedulers. Let me know your thoughts about it privately, on Twitter.