You find yourself stranded on a beautiful desert island. Fortunately, the island is equipped with the basics needed to sustain life: food, water, solar power, a computer and a network connection. Consummate professional that you are, you have brought the three software packages you need to continue your life and research. What software would you choose and - go on - what luxury item would you take to make life easier?
What software do I need if I'm stuck on a Desert Island? Let's see...
Out-of-office with chatbot (based on deep learning, of course). I don't want to be concerned that people will notice I'm away. So instead of an out of office responder that simply replies "I'm away and I will delete your message on my return", my out-of-office-bot would reply in the style that the recurrent neural network had learned from my other messages. Nobody will notice the difference, so I can relax properly knowing that nobody will send out a search party.
Evernote, customized for my GTD/TSW variant. Indispensable. I would finally have time for all those Next Actions accumulated in 5-SomedayMaybe. With the necessary saved searches and shortcuts set up to keep me organised, I'll never be stuck knowing what to do next. Hmm, it seems that most…Continue Reading