Programming in The Zone

A lot has been written about the concept of flow, and I was well aware of this particular psychological mode way before I had a name for it. I like saying that I’m in the zone. In The Social Network, they refer to this state as being wired in. The most interesting thing about the zone is, of course, how to get there. I can’t really pinpoint the variables that help me get in the flow (possibly because when I’m in it, I usually don’t think about it), and Wikipedia agrees:

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