Trumped

It happened. As I sadly predicted last Feburary, Donald Trump won the Republican primaries, went on to win the general election, and is now the President. I didn’t watch the inauguration, but have seen highlights or maybe lowlights during the weekend. The day after the inauguration, there were wonderful, peaceful protests in cities around the world, and I applaud and appreciate these, but also doubt whether they’ll have any real effect.

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Escape

Anyone paying attention to Apple this fall has surely noticed the new MacBook Pro models where the upper row of function keys is replaced by the new Touch Bar. Along with the disappearing function keys, the escape key also goes away.

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Jack Shirt

In an unexpected turn at this point in my life, I have become a fashion blogger.

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The President

He started off as an outsider, came into the race unexpectedly, and seemed to mock the very institution whose presidency he was running for. From the outset, he painted all of his opponents as cronies, and himself as someone who would bring some plain-talking common sense into the presidential race, and hopefully to the presidency itself.

I’m not talking about Donald Trump.

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What rough beast slouches towards Inbox Zero

I’ve had what you might call an email problem. Before Getting Things Done was published, and long before Merlin Mann started talking about Inbox Zero, I was already in a deep, dark pit of email messages, both read and unread (and plenty that were actually read but were marked as unread). I’m going to tell you how I got there, and how and why I got out of it.

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