me Hi, I’m Christian. I write a blog and a book; I develop Mac and iPhone applications and I craft websites.

You can find me on Twitter and GitHub.

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Use a Short Knowledge Cycle to Keep Your Cool

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It’s important to manage working time. Managing to-do lists is just one part of the equation to getting things done when it comes to immersive creative work where we need to make progress for a long time to complete the project. To ensure we make steady progress, we need to stay on track and handle interruptions and breaks well. A short Knowledge Cycle will help to get a full slice of work done multiple times a day, from research to writing. This will help staying afloat and not drown in tasks.

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Projects

The Word Counter (Mac)

visit the Word Counter Website

What gets measured gets accomplished. A writer should write, so here’s the Word Counter to count what counts: how many words you write each day. Measure your output to increase your productivity as a writer.

Buy online for $5.99 instead of the regular $10.99

  • Why is counting words important?
  • Get immediate feedback on your productivity as a writer by glancing at the daily total count increase.
  • See how you distribute your productivity: the Word Counter shows which app got the most of your attention.
  • Boost your motivation by taking a look at how well you achieve your goals.

Calendar Paste 2

visit Calendar Paste.app Website

Imagine you could paste events in your iPhone Calendar app! Calendar Paste 2 is an event template builder for iPhone/iPod Touch so you can organize recurring events painlessly.

download on the app store

With it you will:

  • Save time creating irregularly recurring events like shift work,
  • Prepare calendar event templates to stop repeating yourself,
  • Set-up your Pomodoro work sprints, or
  • Quickly create events with odd durations.

The Vault

These are projects I currently don’t attend to.

Notational Velocity

I tweaked Notational Velocity to support me during my university studies and my knowledge work. Notational Velocity became my main hypertextual tool to store references/take notes/jot down ideas/organize myself. Currently, its development is halted.