Weekly review: Week ending November 1, 2013

Great week for geeking out! Lots of system administration tasks checked off. =) Next week, time to focus on the “right side of the brain” – building visual vocabularies, animating sequences, and so on.

Blog posts

Other notes

  • vagrant-vbguest helps keep guest additions up to date
  • Looks promising: Devstructure Blueprint lets you reverse-engineer Puppet or Chef config from an existing system. https://github.com/devstructure/blueprint
  • Excel: Columns are number instead of letters? Tools – Options – General – Uncheck the R1C1 reference style

Link roundup

Sketches

2013-11-01 Weekly review

Focus areas and time review

  • Business (50.9h – 30%)
    • Earn (22.1h – 43% of Business)
      • [X] Earn: Consulting – E1
      • [ ] Earn: Consulting – E1
      • [ ] E2: Draw sketch ideas for different “scenes”
      • [ ] E2: Record audio for trailer
      • [ ] E2: Sketch and animate trailer
    • Build (22.3h – 43% of Business)
      • Quantified Awesome (0.0h)
        • [X] Analyze yearly consumption
        • [X] Sort clothes by name by default
      • Drawing (6.2h)
        • [X] Draw something technical
        • [X] Package October sketches as a PDF – https://gumroad.com/l/eevz
        • [ ] Break another ten sketchnotes down into components and file them
      • Paperwork (2.2h)
        • [X] File HST return
        • [ ] File T2
      • System administration
        • [X] Set up WP caching
        • [X] Set up from-scratch Vagrant scripts
        • [X] Set up incremental backups
        • [X] Get vagrant working on desktop again
        • [X] Make sure correct image is committed to git
    • Connect (6.5h – 12% of Business)
      • [X] Host Visual Thinkers Toronto
      • [X] Try out Google Helpouts
      • [X] Submit more listings for Google Helpouts
      • [X] Chat with Magnar Sveen about Emacs
  • Relationships (9.9h – 5%)
    • [X] Set up project management for house stuff?
    • [X] Sort out drive with W-
    • [ ] Reply to the Hattoris
    • [ ] [#B] Comparison-shop for Luke’s possible dental work
  • Discretionary – Productive (10.9h – 6%)
    • [X] Look into johnw video problems
    • [X] Rescan black sketchbook
    • [ ] Process chat with Magnar – time bookmarks
    • [ ] [#A] Reflect on delta
    • Writing (5.4h)
  • Discretionary – Play (1.5h – 0%)
  • Personal routines (18.0h – 10%)
  • Unpaid work (14.7h – 8%)
  • Sleep (62.2h – 37% – average of 8.9 per day)