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Apps We Love: Captio

Apps We Love: Captio

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The Lowdown App Name: Captio Platform: iPhone Cost: $0.99 What Does It Do? Do you ever find yourself opening Mail on your phone and sending yourself an email for something you want to remember or deal with later? I do. Ideally, you should be filing your thoughts in your external brain and your to dos in your task management application. Sometimes though, you only have a few seconds to write down something that you would like to think about later. In this situation you want to open your phone, type in the thought and send it off as quickly as…

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Fundamentals of Less Doing: Creating an External Brain

Fundamentals of Less Doing: Creating an External Brain

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Fundamentals of Less Doing is a series of articles detailing how we think about productivity from a conceptual level. If you are new to Less Doing, the Fundamentals series is a great place to start. One of the most important things you can do to have a life of Less Doing is to have a system that allows you to find anything at any time. If you want to remember something, your head is not a very good place to keep it. The fundamental problem with trying to remember everything is that in doing so, you run out of space…

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