Three applications NOT to have open while you are focused

Adium, NetNewsWire, and Mail.

Good lord, they just suck your attention. Of course, I don’t have many complaints at the moment – since I’m just hangin’ out. 🙂 Sometimes, in fact, I wish they’d generate a little more stuff to keep me entertained.

Er, let me add Conversation to that list. (or your favorite IRC client). They’re active enough to keep me permanently distracted.

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Joe has broad software engineering development and management experience, from startups to large companies. Joe works on projects ranging from mobile to multi-cloud distributed systems, has set up and led engineering teams and processes, as well as managing and running services. Joe also contributes and collaborates with a wide variety of open source projects, and writes online at

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