When Google Reader announced its closing a couple of years back, I was dismayed to find I had about 250 unread articles "saved for later." That was my first clue. Since then I've been more mindful of all the stuff that I tuck away for some other day, but I still tend to find myself spending as much time curating my lists (which can be helpful, as outdated and irrelevant as some items are) as I do consuming them.
The name for this post comes from a subreddit that started up around the same time, when a Steam collector's similar realization led him on a crusade to at least try all of the games in his account. It might be the sunk cost fallacy, but it's a noble effort. My own experience has been more like this:
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Since I've been on a productivity kick lately, and of course blogging is one of the things I always want to work on, I'm going to draw this out into a little series about the kinds of stuff I've collected and the tools and habits I've been finding helpful in getting more done.