“National Siesta Day”:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/5122184.stm

Missed this when it came round officially (that’ll teach me to ignore “Technocrat.Net”:http://technocrat.net for too long)… sounds like a Damn Fine Idea.

Given that our recent Time & Priority management course suggested doing the brain-intensive things earlier in the day, mine’ll be at 4:00pm. Given that the author of “Understanding the psychology of programming”:http://www.devx.com/devx/editorial/11659 has recently started with us, and that he advocates:

If a programmer tells you that they need a 15-minute nap at 2 p.m. every day, then provide the facilities; it only takes a couch in the coffee room or the breakout area (you do have a breakout area, don’t you?).

… we may see some accommodation of this idea…. however, our chill-out area has recently become another testing lab. Where can one go to meditate now?

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