24 Feb 2020

"To know a place, like a friend or lover, is for it to become familiar; to know it better is for it to become strange again." From Savage Dreams. (So it is with our days. Looking closer, our time is more expansive and stranger than we thought.)

- Rebecca Solnit -
27 Nov 2019
Time Shame - Your schedule is a Road Trip

Shame Isn’t a Signal to Cram More Into Your Schedule Why aren’t I working on this project? Why aren’t I doing more writing, getting up earlier, chipping away at this backlog of work that I know is essential? I don’t really know. But I do know that I’m ashamed…

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02 Aug 2019

Deadlines sneak up on us because we’re always focused just a week ahead of time. Our tools don’t help since most calendars keep deadlines off-screen until it’s too late. We need a calendar that can easily zoom out from your daily work to scan your horizon of deadlines, goals, and…

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26 Aug 2018

The Henry in Seattle is showing Mungo Thomson’s Composition for 52 Keys in the first gallery as you walk in. It’s beautiful to see the piano alone in the room, and somewhat spooky to see the keys fall by themselves. Thomson’s Composition for 52 Keys will not run through all…

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14 Aug 2018

The calendar we need is not an almanac or a poster. It’s a game. Move the pieces of your day and see the consequences of your decisions. "...Not a Poster" on Medium

- John Sindelar -
24 Jul 2018

Analytics is coming to DayBack Calendar is here! Measure changes to your schedule and chart calendar data against your goals. You’ll be able to chart any additional fields you’ve added to the calendar. And you’ll know when the crests or troughs of your activity cross your thresholds. In the example…

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28 May 2018

Defend Your Time

SeedCode’s KC Embrey has been getting more blogging done recently and told me about how he’s found time for his creative work. Like many of us, KC’s work is a mix of reactive stuff (supporting customers, squashing bugs) and proactive work like blogging. He says that he used to keep working…

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16 Apr 2018

Project management means frequently switching your focus. One minute you’re looking at all your deadlines across a range of projects, and the next you’re zoomed in on one project’s critical items. Calendars suck at this. Fortunately, DayBack’s new text filters let you overlay all your calendars and still quickly…

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06 Mar 2018

“…the doing of the thing overtakes your desire, and the present moment opens up to you.” Be sure your audio is on for this short, beautiful clip. Full edit here: Dulce – a fresh look at Pavones.

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18 Jan 2018

“…the sea is the original home of the mind.” – Peter Godfrey-Smith, from Other Minds

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