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Udara 502

CEO, Clew
@udara

I write code, design things and dabble in genomics. Founder at Clew (YC S20). Talk? - udara@hey.com

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omg YES! I ogled that thing and actually remember thinking that was one of the primary draws! It was so pretty for the time!

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Thanks for the very thoughtful response!

I love the thinking around passive optimizations as short-term and direct improvements as long-term. That makes a lot of sense; when you're in a crunch the…

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that so funny! I had a similar situation where I always used the annoying graphics-card software to screen record games on Windows for years before coming across the Xbox Game Bar.

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I've been using Ghost for those exact reasons since their Kickstarter. It's always held up on being able to easily manage and have a lot of control over when it comes to theming and moving the blog…

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Commented on  Goal setting
a year ago

I exclusively use the Reminder app on Apple devices for most of my checklists and goal tracking.

Pros:
- Free
- Synced and available across all my devices; phone, computer and watch.
- Easy to use…

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I've been trying to understand how folks think about productivity; figured this would be the perfect group of people to ask.

I generally find myself caring about improving my productivity only when…

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This sounds like a question with some obvious answers, but I'd love to hear if you've considered removing work apps on your phone; what held you back? why not?

My phone is something that's near me…

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a year ago

I used and paid for Superhuman for a month; my experience was that it's a well designed, fast, email client with a lot of fancy features - keyboard shortcuts, profile cards, message style threads…

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Like many of the others say; base costs and hidden costs.

You need to keep an eye on a lot of things; sometimes using one AWS service over another to get almost the same job done can easily cost…

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I haven't used Roam so this isn't an educated comparison. But, the primary sell was that it works over local markdown files and it's free. I've used so many note-taking tools over the years and text…

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Any thoughts on Roam > Obsidian?

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That's pretty interesting! I've actually never heard of some of there tools! Harvest and and.co look super useful for freelancing.

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a year ago

Thanks Austin! Haha that's a guilty pleasure of mine, it's a nice way to keep track of progress too. Capiche is really cool too! Love the way these avatars work!

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Yea I'd agree with that!

We've been a little too slow on the integrations because we try to aim for deep integrations with a focus on security and privacy when we handle external data. But we're…

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We started off with using just Notion for documents at Clew, my co-founder and I literally made a pact to consolidate on Notion; but two months later we're spread across Google Docs and Dropbox files…

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a year ago

Hey folks 👋

Loving the vibe of this community. I'm Udara (generally pronounced U-dara), I have a hard time describing myself because I started off as a digital artist in Sri Lanka, taught myself how…

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When I used to work at a large company I remember my work being spread across GitHub, Google Drive, Slack, Datadog, Figma and Dropbox, in that order. I pay close attention to my workflows and I…

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I'm personally very privacy-conscious so I'm naturally driven to worry about privacy and data integrity when it comes to handling user data in the products we build. Not going to lie; it's additional…

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