Mr. Murphy

Designer, Writer and Speaker


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I’ll be sharing social links and a signup form for my newsletter here shortly. For now, I have accounts at the following (although they’re relatively quiet):

I’ve been relatively quiet on Twitter for a couple of years. I can’t see myself investing a significant amount of time on the platform in future.

On reflection I wasted – there’s no better word for it – a great deal of time posting links to content on Twitter, particularly in 2015, and I wish I’d put that effort into a newsletter or a journal instead.

Although I don’t agree with all of Cal Newport’s thinking, I do think his thoughts in Deep Work on ‘shallow’ media – like Twitter – are broadly correct. It’s a far better use of your time to invest in deep work, and I’ll be investing accordingly from here on.