5 Meta Hacks of the Week: 12/8

5 Meta Hacks of the Week

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1. Wheel Decide
Are there times when you’re feeling indecisive? Use Wheel Decide. Completely customizable too.

2. Boomerang for Gmail
This is a great extension for Gmail power users: Schedule emails to be sent later. Choose to temporarily pause emails from coming into your inbox if you don’t want any distractions. (Contributed by Will T.)

3. Windows subsystem for Linux
Microsoft has added Linux in Windows 10. Ubuntu, OpenSuse, and SLES. One click install too! Amazing.

4. Get things done with Emacs
This is GTD at its max. I use Emacs org-mode to manage TODOs and be more productive, as Josh Stella, CEO of Fugue does.

5. Tim Berners-Lee on the future of the web
Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the web, talks about the challenges facing the Internet such as fake news and the end of net neutrality. “Gas is a utility, so is clean water, and connectivity should be too,” said Berners-Lee. “It’s part of life and shouldn’t have an attitude about what you use it for – just like water.” – Read this, it’s important.