Tech journalist Peter Wells on how to automate your job

My guest today is Peter Wells. Peter is a technology journalist for the Sydney Morning Herald, where he writes about tech and podcasts. Peter is also the host of two podcasts which are Meta (a podcast about podcasts) and The Helpdesk (a daily tech podcast).

In this chat, we cover:

  • Peter’s favourite gadgets
  • How to get the most out of voice-activated assistants
  • Peter’s favourite productivity software
  • How Peter uses time tracking software to improve his productivity
  • How Peter uses automation to save huge chunks of time and avoid repetitive tasks
  • What goes on behind the scenes of making a podcast
  • How Peter decides which guests to have on his podcast Meta
  • How Peter prepares for interviews
  • Advice on how to create a great pitch
  • Peter’s go-to newsletters for staying up-to-date with the latest tech news
  • Peter’s favourite people to follow on Twitter
  • Peter’s favourite podcasts