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Listening to a podcast while coding, a good idea? Your thoughts.

Anandhu Manoj
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Frederik πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»βž‘οΈπŸŒ Creemers

I sometimes do, but it has to be:

1) a podcast I'm not really invested in. I have a couple of podcasts that I often put on in the background, where I don't care if I miss parts.

2) It has to be work that feels quite repetitive, where the thinking work has already happened.

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APixel Visuals

I wouldn't since to me it's more of a distraction.

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Anandhu Manoj Author

My personal opinion, I have tried listening to a podcast while coding, but it wasn't effective though. I found that listening to anything other than music( or ? ) was distracting.