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View Poll Results: When do you arrive at your office?
4 am 0 0%
5 am 0 0%
6 am 4 19.05%
7 am 3 14.29%
8 am 10 47.62%
9 am 3 14.29%
10 am 1 4.76%
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Old 10-24-2013, 05:10 AM   #16
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My objective is to waste as much time and phoney fiat currency (formerly known as money) as possible. Trying to be efficient is a good way to get fired. Just look at healthcare.gov, nobody who played along is getting fired, despite it being a half a billion dollar failure (in the middle of a recession). Only people who rock the racket's boat get canned. That's the way the corporate cookie crumbles. So just have another bagel and socialize in mindless meetings all day.

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Old 10-24-2013, 05:46 AM   #17
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Personally I use mostly plain text, plain csv, and plain text todo lists... with an adapted plain software solution. It works for years, it has no change in format, universal for the next 50 years, ...
There is some irony here. Wikipedia reports that ASCII was first published 50 years ago.

Of course ASCII was kind of absorbed into Unicode, which grows toward replacing plain ASCII daily. Though I guess we're referring to plain text as opposed to word processing documents. (Though when you say "text" or even "plain text", some people think you're talking about Microsoft Word documents. Frustrating.) I join your sentiment as I use Emacs a lot and pretty office document tools rarely too.


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... phoney fiat currency (formerly known as money) ...
... healthcare.gov, ... half a billion dollar failure (in the middle of a recession) ...
This is the wrong thread to vent about that. Otherwise I'd commiserate with you on this very sad chapter.
 
Old 10-25-2013, 06:42 AM   #18
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... some people think you're talking about Microsoft Word documents. Frustrating.) I join your sentiment as I use Emacs a lot and pretty office document tools rarely too.




This is the wrong thread to vent about that. Otherwise I'd commiserate with you on this very sad chapter.
Emacs is a nice software.

Let's take an example Office documents such as *.doc or *.docx. I wonder if it makes any senses to keep using those formats, since it may change again and again...
 
Old 10-26-2013, 11:32 PM   #19
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Can't vote. I arrive at 7pm...and do the amount of work they pay me for!
 
Old 10-28-2013, 08:48 AM   #20
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So it is some sport ...







I believe that they lack of efficiency due to lack of priority in the tasks.

Look in attachment, you could order all your tasks into some categories, and start with the categories that have higher importance for you. And ... most important:
- Get a clock and a sort of log.

EDIT: And ... give your employees two monitors
Either I dont understand you or its the other way around. The guys who work in night shifts are in office by 10pm and work till 7am. So how are those inefficient?
And why is giving flexi timings lack of efficiency or lack of priority? I see it as a very good offering from employer. Also, meetings are usually arranged with clients during their work timings. And we adjust to those accordingly. I dont see lack of efficiency or prioritization in any which way.
 
Old 10-28-2013, 01:22 PM   #21
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staying late&show up early will lead to seeing less your relatives and doing your personal activities.
Clarification is needed.
DON'T show up at 8:01 AM and clock out a 4:59 PM.
 
Old 10-30-2013, 07:28 AM   #22
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Emacs is a nice software.

Let's take an example Office documents such as *.doc or *.docx. I wonder if it makes any senses to keep using those formats, since it may change again and again...
I changed to ODS years ago partly for that reason.
 
Old 10-31-2013, 10:14 PM   #23
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I changed to ODS years ago partly for that reason.
For this reason, I use only cliword, clisheet, ... on the ncurses layer "nframe-os":
http://ncursespim.scienceontheweb.ne...hotsmultimedia

It is a fantastic move, which remains compatible with Windows and Mac.
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Old 11-05-2013, 10:58 PM   #24
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* TIP(1) on Time Management *

Another trick to save time...

Besides you think, but you probably spend too much time in front of your pc doing surfing, and checking your posts, right?

PIM tools allow in a nice manner keep you well informed by Email.

you may save a lot of time by a quick manner just as example:

you direct to your chromium path into ~/.config
and then:
Code:
cat Bookmarks   | grep -o  -E 'http:[^"]*|https:[^"]*'  | while read -r i ; do elinks \"$i\" | mutt -s "daily update" -- username@gmail.com  ;  done
There is no formatting at all but still you can use it in plain text.

You add it to your user cron by
Code:
crontab -e
You may save at least already 30min each day.

 
Old 12-17-2013, 12:02 AM   #25
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Can't vote. I arrive at 7pm...and do the amount of work they pay me for!


Furthermore, there are many benefits in getting up very early.

From Forbes:
-> http://www.forbes.com/pictures/lmj45...-early-risers/
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Old 12-17-2013, 04:31 PM   #26
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I'm where I need to be when I need to be there and stay until I'm not needed. Some days thats 4 AM and some it's midnight but I will always be where I am supposed to be.
 
Old 12-17-2013, 08:53 PM   #27
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I don't get there until 2 pm.
 
Old 12-28-2013, 11:07 AM   #28
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I don't get there until 2 pm.
But you probably work very late?`
 
  


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