Programmers with ADHD – 10 Productivity Tips
I’ve met a fair amount of programmers with ADHD over the years. A lot of them were fairly successful in their chosen career, but they all had some combination of the same issues all people with attention deficits face – distractibility, trouble focusing, disorganization and so on….
ADHD Brain Games: Lumosity
In Norman Doidge MD’s book The Brain That Changes Itself, he details amazing stories of how people were able to overcome learning disabilities, brain failure from stroke, even deafness and blindness. All this revolutionary change comes from a new understanding of the way the…
Cut Distractions, Improve Concentration with Binaural Beats
Those of us that work in a busy office are constantly reminded of our distractibility. Someone walking in front of us will cause our heads to turn, and draw attention away from our current task. A sensation on our arm, and we pause to inspect…
All The Pretty Pictures: Fight Brain Boredom with Rotating Desktop Wallpapers
I’ve got ADHD. My brain gets bored easily. And who could blame it? Until the side business takes off, I have to shovel metaphorical crap to pay for all that caffene and Ritalin. Don’t get me wrong, I like my job as a programmer. But…
Evernote for ADHD People
Imagine what it would be like if you never forgot anything. If you’ve got a memory like mine, that dream sounds less likely than Jessica Simpson getting a PhD in Quantum Mechanics. But, alas! Technology can help us fill the gap between our shrunken hippocampi…
Eliminate Paper: Creating a Digital Office
ADHD people and non-ADHD people alike struggle with clutter. Space is a valuable resource, sometimes in short quantity. Add that to environmental concerns and you have some good reasons to eliminate paper and make your office digital. I made this happen with 3 key ingredients:…
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