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Category: Business


I struggled for years to keep up with my inbox and none of the endless variations of GTD helped. When I found Yesterbox it immediately clicked and now I easily keep up. I am replicating this post here in case the original ever vanishes (again). One final note: To do this in GMail there is […]

GTD Gmail Filter Tricks

One of my favorite blog posts of all time on Gmail GTD techniques is this one by Neil Dixon (Edit: Link is dead. Use this blog post instead). Using this technique means that if I want to manage a todo list in combination with my email GTD workflow, I have to check two places to […]

Dynamic Git-branch Puppet Environments

When working with puppet, eventually you’ll arrive at any one of several conclusions; you have a mass of code and want to refactor it, you have a cool idea that you want to prototype, or you want to add some code but don’t want to push it to production until it’s done. Puppet’s answer to […]

Joining the Tautology Club

Hunter Haugen is a sys-admin/hacker of 10 years turned DevOps in an attempt to understand, play, and ultimately win┬áThe Game. Sorry, I mean┬áThe Game. My current battleground is a little open source company called Puppet Labs in the home of open source, Portland Oregon. My theatre is the world (it’s in my job description) — […]