The Dao of Doctor D

Timeline Tools

This post contains a partial and growing list of timeline creation tools for you to use in understanding and creating timelines. The goal is for the list to be exhaustive, although I never promise any list is truly all-encompassing, as it only takes one exception for that claim to become false. Completeness, however, is a good goal. It’s an ideal and ideals make good visions to chase. Let me know through Twitter or Disqus if you note any missing, any dead links, or any errors. Read more →

Timeline Thinking: 10 Questions to Support Ad-Hoc Decisions

Ted strolls across the grass, sweat glazing his forehead, the sound of staticky 1980s-channel radios echoing in the near distance. Beneath the flea market tarpaulin, he passes many items that are junk to him, until he spots one of interest. He recognizes the style of the old dresser. The finish shows bare wood in many spots and a crack runs along the grain of a side panel, but Ted’s familiar with how to fix those issues. Read more →