DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,
DonAithnen
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Distractions

Yesterday it felt like i got nothing done for most of the day. I would stare at code and get confused and then check email or look at a web page or talk to someone.

Sometimes i wonder if it's bad for me to have web access at work, but i don't think that's really it. When i didn't have internet i would play lots of minesweeper or solitaire when i got in moods like that, and for the last two or three hours of work yesterday i was talking to two people on IM and chatting on IRC but i finally figured out a why one of the programs i was using wasn't working and made a fair bit of progress.

I wonder if i just work better at night? Or do i start feeling more guilty and therefore more motivated towards the end of the work day?
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