For better or worse, I’m a messy-desk type of person. Periodically, the mess escalates into a sort of info-singularity and I have a purge/cleaning session, but for the most part clutter stays proportional to productivity.

So here’s what’s on my desk right now, that is, aside from the stuff that’s supposed to be there:

Food: some ancient jujubes, Chex Mix (60% less fat than regular potato chips!), 500g bag of yerba mate, Tums, White tea with vanilla, pumpkin seeds, vitamin C, and some truly disgusting Pringles Stix: honey butter baked wheat flavor.…