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I keep a small, A5 notebook in my pocket.

I've just started my first job, my placement year, as a developer in a very corporate environment. It's my fault that I've got to carry it - I leave at 6 and get in at 6 so I'm always tired and always forgetting things.

It's basically a more permanent copy of my memories - I'm trialling it now, but I think it's going to stick.

It's great for working out how I intend a program to flow, or trying to work out how something should work - when debugging it.

If I could have a smaller solution, I would. I'd use my phone but it's a distraction and I can never find what I was doing well.

Recommended, if you actually feel the need for one, and not just because you want to join in.