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Jamie Ask Me Anything

My normal weekday looks like:

  • 5:45am alarm goes off
  • 6:00am shower, etc.
  • 6:30am breakfast and download the latest episodes of my podcast subscriptions (I currently subscribe to 94 shows)
  • 7:00am commute to work
  • 9:00am to 1:00pm work
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm lunch
  • 2:00pm to 17:30pm work
    • the whole time, I'm writing code and listening to podcasts
  • 17:30pm commute home
  • 18:30pm gym for an hour
    • not every day, though
  • 19:00pm dinner
  • 20:00pm to 22:00pm podcast stuff
    • editing episodes, writing show notes, mixed in with helping the little ones with their homework
  • 22:30pm bed
    • although most days extend up to midnight

I'll fit podcast interviews (guests on my shows) into my day, too. But I plan them around the availability of my guests.

Weekends are completely different, as I tend to spend one Saturday a month recording a month's worth of episodes for Waffling Taylors. But mostly, it's family and chill out time.

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Saillesh pawar

Thank You for sharing your schedule.
Really appreciate a lot.

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Jade Rickerts

Do you code and listen to podcasts at the same time? If yes, do you not find it distracting?

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Jamie Ask Me Anything

I certainly do code and listen to podcasts at the same time. I don't tend to find it distracting at all.

I put it down to me being an auditory learner. I'm sure that the science doesn't work out like this, but I can keep all of my attention on the work that I'm doing and still take the details of the show in.