[ Don’t Eat the Fruit ] Why You Need a Technology Basket at Home – making the most of the two hours per night of family time that you have might involve the drastic step of staying offline for those two hours!
[dan] I’m not generally a fan of top 10 lists – I find that they overwhelm with too much to digest in a single sitting, but don’t encourage re-reading later. I’ll make an exception here – lifehacker’s Top 10 Ways to Declutter Your Digital Life, 2010 Edition is a gem, packed with useful ideas. You […]
[ swiss miss ] A big part of learning how to work with a Greek New Testament is talking about scribal errors that are made when taking one document, and painstakingly making a duplicate copy of it. In the early days, it would be manually copying one document at a time, and later (it seems), […]
Perhaps you’ve been signing up for a lot of different mailing lists. Maybe your friends are forwarding you things you don’t want to read straight away (if at all). Why not set up your email program so that these messages are automatically sent to an email folder that you check less frequently? There’s no reason […]
A checklist of the small stuff to work through on your blog (with a few small business tips thrown in too).
Web Worker Daily chronicles one author’s journey toward maintaining Inbox Zero – having the kind of workflow where all your email has been dealt with.
If you’ve ever worked on a large document, or worked on a document for a long time, you will have encountered the challenge of keeping a number of copies of the same file on a computer (or multiple computers). There are a number of ways to do this, but haphazardly saving files to a number […]
The latest in the series of technology wins is for Mac users – 17 Reasons Why Your Mac Runs Slower Than it Should. If you have a chance to look through them, would you mind letting me know how many of these (if any) fall into the category of “common sense”, and how many were […]
When a friend on twitter this week lost 3 hours’ work to a USB thumb-drive failure, I was encouraged to write a quick post about backups. If we’re honest, we don’t tend to think about backups until it’s too late. To further labour the earlier analogy about touch-typing as driving a car, if using technology […]
I don’t think I’m the only one who has printed out an email and ended up printing an extra page with one or two lines on it: perhaps to add to the irony, it’s a line about saving the environment. These kind of automatically-added footers – the ones with a hard-to-read disclaimer – are usually […]