Vlad Skvortsov's Blog

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My name is Vlad Skvortsov, I'm a software engineer: it's my job, hobby and addiction.

My primary interests include high-performance, scalable, fault-tolerant distributed systems; server-side applications; information retrieval technologies; procedural aspects of software engineering process.

I work on several private and open-source projects, hacking in Python, Haskell, Erlang, Perl and C.

Guitar, hiking, ice hockey and other hobbies help me to balance my life.

My e-mail is vss@73rus.com.

Tag: productivity

Quit Multitasking!

Apr 26 2007, 23:04 permalink

Recently I've tried to change the way I work and got amazed by the results. I could never imagine that staying in focus brings that much productivity; and also how much of one's attention such small things like random emails, IMs and blogs drain. If you are reading this during a workday, you'd better stop now and come back when you got your things done.