It wasn't particularly long ago that I felt overwhelmed with all of the tasks I had taken on. Only once I added "planning a wedding" to the list did I finally revamp my workflow so that I could get everything done and still have time for sleep (and my new wife). This tag is for collecting tips, tricks and workflow strategies which help me maneuver my todo list. In particular, I rely on Emacs with Org to implement many of the principles found in the well-known business/self-help book Getting Things Done.
- Tue 31 Mar 2020Managing my Annotated Bibliography with Emacs' Org Mode
Org mode is a fantastic tool for managing references. Here's a description of how I use it, and some additional packages, to manage my annotated bibliography.
- Sat 12 Jan 2019Don't Let Your Hobbies Die
I've discovered over time is that many of my skills and passions have developed only through little side-projects that never see the light of day. The combination of the satisfaction I get from freely exploring a new idea and the occasional long-term reward make me feel as if I am constantly growing.
- Sun 24 Jun 2018Literate Programming with Org-mode
I frequently use Org mode to combine code snippets and analysis in a single document, a programming paradigm known as Literate Programming. Here are a few example showing how powerful this setup can be.
- Thu 2 Mar 2017A Complete Guide to Email in Emacs using Mu and Mu4e
Most email clients are a pain. Emacs & mu4e are less of a pain.
- Mon 19 Dec 2016Vim Within Emacs: An Anecdotal Guide
After using Emacs for 2 years, I decided to give "evil-mode" (Vim keybindings) a tentative try and I'm not looking back.
- Sun 4 Sep 2016My Workflow with Org-Agenda
I use Emacs' "org-mode" to organize my life. Here's a snippet of how I get it all working.