Open Thread: What Non-tech Tools Do You Use?

Here at WebWorkerDaily, we understandably spend rather a lot of our time talking about technology: The gadgets and software that enable web working. But what about the tools that many of us rely on every day that aren’t “tech”? For example, I still have a landline phone (although I use it increasingly infrequently), I couldn’t do without a notepad and pencils for jotting stuff down and doodling ideas, even though I have excellent note-taking apps on my iPhone and Macbook, and I have an old-fashioned filing cabinet right next to my desk, despite the fact that most of communication is now electronic. I’m curious as to what “old school” tools other web workers rely on. So, what “non-tech” tools do you use?

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