My folder of shame

Written at 01:20, on Tuesday 8 November 2005. Tags: personal .

Ever since I started with Getting Things Done, I’ve found it so convenient to have a “Next Actions” list, since it saves you from actually having to do things. Instead, you can lay back relaxed since all the “stuff” is captured and thus “under control”. In other words, it’s great for not getting things done! It has been disastrous for my blogging, for example, making the numbers of drafts twice as large as the number of published posts.

Jeffrey Veen asks what’s in your folder of shame (i.e. your blog drafts). So, in order to put some social pressure on me, here’s mine:

  • What is usability?
  • Researching municipal website accessibility
  • Mambo books
  • Global site navigation
  • Crappy code from common webservices
  • Google Reader
  • Small usability improvements
  • The ultimate 404
  • Footers are the new black
  • Mambo easy to use?
  • Retiring follow-up
  • Resizable comment area
  • Beautify those forms!
  • CSS 3 rounded corners
  • Textile 4.0 disable preview entries
  • Printer-friendly pages entries
  • Javascript Table of Contents
  • Using CSS table properties for layout
  • Now valid HTML strict

While some titles may never see daylight, I now have to find a way to soothe my consciousness again!

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