Notes from a Floating Life Thoughts about productivity, digital living, and leading a simpler life


This blog is about simplicity. It’s about my thoughts about productivity. It’s about the good and bad of today’s digital lifestyle. It’s about, in the words of Steven Ovadia of Linux Rig, working effectively, rather than how tools can make you effective. It’s a collection of thoughts that don’t quite fit into the other blogs that I maintain.

While I try to post in this space weekly, I also toss in thoughts, quotes, and ideas as they come to me.

If you’re wondering about the name of this blog, that comes from my love of ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints). Literally translated into English, ukiyo-e means pictures from a floating life. And there are days when my life does seem like it’s floating …

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