You do it like that?”

Seth Godin on digital hygeine:

The solution is fun and simple: find a smart person and have them watch you use the computer for an hour.

She’ll share ten shortcuts and principles that will amaze you.

And then you can return the favor.

I did, albeit less intentionally, with Olle several years ago, the big payoff of which was turning off email notifications; this has improved my productivity and reduced work stress.

Last month I watched Josh MacFadyen use QGIS in a coffee shop for 15 minutes and I’ve been using what I’ve learned to great effect ever since.


Steven Garrity's picture
Steven Garrity on May 20, 2019 - 11:56 Permalink

Yes! At work we often end up screen sharing on phone calls with each other. Seeing how a person uses the tools is often as valuable as whatever they were intending to show you.

Peter Rukavina's picture
Peter Rukavina on May 20, 2019 - 11:57 Permalink

I’m convinced that I’ve been using the Finder sub-optimally for decades.