Windows 10 was the last operating system that called for manual defragging. Way back in 2013,

the idea was that as data accrued on those old-school spinning hard drives, the machine would eventually have to work too hard and take too long to relocate all the data fragments.

My theory is we all have a similar problem with our brains, especially with the mounting tidal wave of information coming at us. It’s become even more necessary to add some context to the data of our lives.

So, for over 35 years, I’ve had a daily practice of squaring off with…

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