re: I'm a .NET Core Contractor, Podcast editor, and host of both The .NET Core Podcast and The Waffling Taylors. Ask me anything! VIEW POST

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How your normal day look like?
How you start your day --- till you go to sleep?

 

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.

 
 

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

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.

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