The Time to Shut Down

By SysBots In our lives immersed in technology, we rarely shut everything off. We turn on when we wake up, and are on our devices until we go to sleep. And every hour in between. I’m not immune to this. Very few people these days are. And yet, there’s value in shutting everything down, so […]

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Simplify Technology with Limits

By SysBots I am no technophobe, but I do believe in living consciously … and technology has a tendency to overrun our attention and our lives. It’s designed to do that: tech companies are motivated to keep our attention in their apps, their websites, their devices. They’ve found incentives for us to keep using the […]

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Coding Simplicity: How to Avoid Feature Creep in Your Life

Post written by SysBots. Follow me on Twitter. There’s a concept in programming called “feature creep” — when a software developer continually adds one feature after another because “wouldn’t it be nice” and “why not” and “isn’t it cool” and “some users asked for it”. The end result is often a bloated program that tries […]

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A Simple Technique for Launching Your Project in 20 Minutes

By SysBots I ran across a friend who’s been dreaming about starting his business for years … and he feels stuck. Like many people who want to start a business, write a book or a blog, or launch some other kind of creative or entrepreneurial venture … he’s stuck in overwhelm, indecision, inaction. I’m going […]

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