Why I wear headphones at work

To stay in the flow, I need to cancel out distractions. I listen to all sorts of music at home, but at work, there’s mainly electronica. I’ve not really thought much of it
before I read this blog by Andrew Johnson.

Pro tip: Try out In-Ears with foam tips. They work best for me, as they cancel out quite a bit of noise passively (without batteries).

Distractions while doing software development very nicely illustrated in the following comic: