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Alfred

Alfred is basically Spotlight on steroids. It contains all the features of Spotlight but is more powerful. If you purchase the powerpack, you also get access to workflows.

Apps

I try to limit the applications and moreover, I limit the notifications as much as possible. The apps are business and want your money or attention. Make the apps work for you, not the other way around.

Extreme Ownership

Leif and Jocko go through their combat experiences in combat and the lessons in leadership that they have learned from them. They break down concepts, explain why they are important for the SEALS, and highlight them in the business context as well.

Four Thousand Weeks Time Management for Mortals

This book takes all the productivity and self-help books and asks if we should take a step back and not be captives of our ambitions. This book is for those who try too hard to be 10X'ers and feel demotivated by their lack of results.

Hooked

Tags: #books #non-fiction #development #psychology #apps

Karabiner

Karabiner is a powerful and customizable keyboard remapping tool designed specifically for macOS. It allows users to modify the behavior of their keyboards by remapping keys, creating shortcuts, and implementing various keyboard modifications. With Karabiner, users can redefine keys to perform different functions or assign complex combinations of keys to trigger specific actions. This enables users to personalize their keyboard layout and streamline their workflow, making it easier and more efficient to navigate through applications and perform tasks.

Mac

I switched from Windows to Mac in 2021 and used it privately until 2022 when I switched to a Mac for work as well.

Made to Stick

This book describes the underlying reasons why an idea sticks. It goes through the concreteness, unexpectedness, and credibility of an idea and how it affects how well an idea sticks. It goes through interesting cases and highlights reasons why these ideas have become ingrained in our collective minds.

Obsidian

Obsidian is where I store my knowledge. I use it as a tool for writing, for storing information and knowledge, and for remembering. The main point of using obsidian is that it is living on your personal computer, can be treated as a good tool for writing quickly and also can be integrated with a lot of different tools, which probably is a huge advantage.

Productivity

I am fascinated by productivity and always look for ways to increase my productivity. As I am only one person, I must maximize the amount of work I can do to the greatest extent possible.

Remote Work

I did some remote working when I was at Bali, working primarily on my side projects. I felt like it is very difficult to motivate oneself if one does not have a social society or connection. It was fun however to experience new places.

Take Control of Automating Your Mac

This book is about cool and fast ways you can automate your Mac experience. It goes over the most important things you can automate, with a strong focus on Mac apps. It goes deeper into automation such as Keyboard Maestro

The Organized Mind

This book is about the limitations of the mind, and how we can utilize the environment to make our minds more organized and more structured. It goes through a lot of different types of cognitive failures and tries to highlight in a good way how the mind works.

Thinking in Systems

This book is about understanding and conveying how the system works and how you can use systems thinking to understand the world differently. Systems have mechanisms that govern their behavior, and system thinking allows you to model how the system behaves when manipulating it.

Tools

Tools are the things I use to accomplish tasks. A tool can both be a requirement and a supplement to myself.

Working

I have currently worked in different types of work. From being a driver to being a moving operator, to a warehouse Employee, and finally, a Data Scientist.

Your Brain at Work

This book is about how you can understand and work on your performance by understanding how the brain works. The book goes through different scenarios and explains why the persons in the scenario do what they do and what they can do to achieve better results. The book contains helpful hints about how to "hack" your brain to achieve better results and improve your life.