Notion encourages busy-work and I’m tired of it

Why has everything become so needlessly complicated?

Harry Keller
Apr 23, 2020 · 7 min read

With great power comes great responsibility

Notifications become useless

Left: Notion’s Slack integration, right: email notifications. What is happening here? Nobody knows.

Everything looks lowest common denominator

Left: a Notion story card, right: a functionally similar, but much more purposefully designed view in Scrumpy.

Notion encourages busy-work

The final stage of galaxy brain might simply be … Basecamp

diesdas.direct

Thoughts, observations and learnings from Berlin-based…

diesdas.direct

Thoughts, observations and learnings from Berlin-based digital studio diesdas.digital.

Harry Keller

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Grand millennial with a teenage mind: always curious, mostly optimistic, annoyingly idealistic. Developer and partner at @diesdasdigital.

diesdas.direct

Thoughts, observations and learnings from Berlin-based digital studio diesdas.digital.