Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Advice from a Morning Person

From the Twitter account of Edward Tufte, most revered of data visualization geeks:

In doing creative work, do not start your day with addictive time-vampires such as the New York Times, email, Twitter. All scatter eye and mind, produce diverting vague anxiety, clutter short-term memory. Instead begin right away with your work. Many creative workers have independently discovered this principle.

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