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Author: Jake Bauer <jbauer@paritybit.ca>
Date:   Fri,  3 Jul 2020 17:23:00 -0400

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diff --git a/pages/blog/are-todo-applications-a-waste-of-time.md b/pages/blog/are-todo-applications-a-waste-of-time.md @@ -0,0 +1,31 @@ +## Are TODO Applications a Waste of Time? + +[//]: # "META_TEXT" + +[//]: # "main.min.css" + +[//]: # + +<div class="byline"> +<b>Written By:</b> Jake Bauer | + <b>Posted:</b> [DATE] | + <b>Last Updated:</b> [DATE] +</div> + +Today the following video by Derek Taylor popped up on my feed and got me +thinking about TODO applications: [Are TODO Applications Hindering Your +Productivity?](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcxZj2qh4Kw) ([invidio.us +link](https://invidio.us/watch?v=BcxZj2qh4Kw)). Some points that he mentioned +resonated with me, though I think he is slightly wrong in his conclusion. + +- todos can be helpful but can be a time-sink +- todos are a good way to list down tasks to accomplish +- one can end up falling into the trap of getting organized as a way to feel + productive, rather than tackling the tasks themselves (e.g. spending hours + making a bullet journal nice instead of working on the assignment due + tomorrow) + +_This is my fifty-ninth post for the +[#100DaysToOffload](https://social.paritybit.ca/tags/100DaysToOffload) +challenge. You can learn more about this challenge over at +[https://100daystooffload.com](https://100daystooffload.com)._