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Tuesday 2 January 2018
by Wulf
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Back to the Day Job

I’ve just had a peek and I’ve got the best part of 200 new emails waiting for me at work. Mind you, at a glance, I’d say that almost all of them are spam, so routine job #1 (junking the … Continue reading

Thursday 19 March 2015
by Wulf
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Zero!

I finally got my work email inbox down to zero, after starting to make a breakthrough at the end of last month. Yesterday, I realised that I only had  two messages left, both of which had been mulling for some … Continue reading

Monday 28 April 2014
by Wulf
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Ingrained Habits

Habits can be good when they reliably guide habitual actions without much conscious effort. An example might be the “mirror signal manoeuvre” mantra of the driving instructor; if everyone had this habit I am sure there would be a reduction … Continue reading

Saturday 24 August 2013
by Wulf
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Querying Gmail

Long ago I used to have the problem of how to store my email. In order to avoid the available space on my drives getting filled up I tended to delete a lot of messages. Then I discovered Gmail and … Continue reading

Wednesday 30 January 2013
by Wulf
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Quote Selected Text

I was disappointed to find that the Gmail work around I stumbled across in December (selective quoting) had stopped working. However, a bit of investigation suggests that it has gone from being an undocumented feature to one of the options … Continue reading

Tuesday 8 May 2012
by Wulf
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More Than Zero

A week away and my email inbox at work has lost the svelte appearance it had when I was heading towards zero in mid-April. Ah, well: at least that makes the game of chewing off large chunks each day a … Continue reading