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Ten plus Two Times Five

Today, I read Procrastination hack: ?(10+2)*5?. I liked the concept!

But syncing myself to a alarm? Urgh. Painful stuff. I hate buzzers.

So I invoked the power of Open Source: I fired up Hydrogen, a drum machine.

I laid down 12 minutes of beats; the beats synchronise you to the hack.

I call it Ten Plus Two - Version One. Download it. Play it in a loop.

The beat track itself is a hack. And if you people like it, I'll make a better one.

Hell, I'll make a better one anyway. Why? It works for me!


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Hi Hernick! I gave your track...

Hi Hernick!

I gave your track a try and I have to say it didn't work for me because the beat kind of makes me all jittery. Though I think it's a clever idea for people that prefer audio signals. I'm more visual, so what I do, when I'm at the computer, I just glance at the clock. I do 8 + 2 intervals. Whenever I see eight in the minutes, I take a 2 min. break, usually to surf the internet, when it's starts again at 0, I come back to the previous task. I have found this has helped me mainly to streamline my non-productive surfing time. 2 min. go really fast, but sometimes it's all it takes to give you a break from a tedious task.




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