I read Jeff Hilimire's blog and one thing that I find really interesting that he posts about is his phone's homescreen. Why? Looking at one's homescreen says a lot about them. It's a window into their priorities and how they organize their life (or not). We have different ways of organizing our homescreens. He uses … Continue reading My homescreen (August 2018)
Month: August 2018
Dear Slack: Where’s vacation mode?
Dear Slack, It's 2018 and there is still no easy way to disable Slack notifications while on vacation. The workarounds are not adequate and it's been over 3 years since you first said that a vacation mode was in the works. What gives? https://twitter.com/SlackHQ/status/639582799922634752 WorkaroundsWe use Slack at my work and most people that I … Continue reading Dear Slack: Where’s vacation mode?
Notifications are distracting! This is how I manage them.
I got the idea for this post after going on a work trip recently to a conference. A co-worker sat down next to me and placed their phone face up in their lap. It was on silent and they were paying attention to the speaker, but every few minutes the screen would flicker on and … Continue reading Notifications are distracting! This is how I manage them.