Pomodoro is a time management technique that breaks your work time into 25-minute bursts. After each burst, you get a five-minute break to stretch your legs, make a cup of tea, etc. Then you go again. There are many different apps for both iOS and Android
The bookshelves in Natasha Dow Schüll's office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are punctuated here and there with kitchen timers: a windup orange plastic device, an egg-shaped stainless steel mechanical timer, a digital hourglass with falling
I've watched Freedom grow since Fred was a UNC grad student. In those days, the Internet was just a bunch of news sites plus e-mail and Freedom was a simple on-off switch for a single "computer." Today the Internet is an flailing octopus of devices, services, social hubs and sites, all trying to suck minutes from our lives. And Freedom has grow too, offering individuals an elegant systemic defense against the monster.