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What version of Linux is best for you?
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Take a quick and simple test to find out which Linux distribution will most fulfill your needs. Based on your computing expertise and what you’ll be using the operating system for, it’s a handy little quiz. Take the Linux quiz here … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Blogging And Personality Types
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Bloginality┬áhave an interesting take on the Myers-Briggs personality test by linking it to blogging. Answer a few simple questions and they give you your “Blogging Personality Type” with the added bonus of links through to how this works for careers etc. Here are my results with a few comments added: You Are ISTP: As an […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Procrastination Podcast
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s yet another excellent Podcast from “The Cranky Middle Manager”, this one is about Procrastination, its causes and what we can do about it. The podcast can be found at the Podcast network: “Getting Out of Your Own Way At Work with Mark Goulston” Certainly food for thought… … Read Article »

Productivity

GTD In American Way
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s a really good article in “American Way” about “Getting Things Done“. Here’s a little taster: “It’s as powerful a tool as any I’ve ever seen,” says Andrew Hoxsey, owner and operator of the Napa Wine Company in Oakville, California. “I have done things I just couldn’t have done without the methodology.” Kim Hagerty, chairman […] … Read Article »

Productivity

David Allen on GTD
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s an interesting article featuring David Allen and his “Getting Thing Done” methodology over at IEEE Spectrum Online. “It’s been fascinating to see the rise of my star in the geek world. One of the reasons geeks love GTD is because it’s a closed system. It tells you what to do with everything: it’s really […] … Read Article »

Computer & Software Tips

Turn your Hotmail Account into a Windows Live Account
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I found an interesting Link over at LifeHack which shows you how to turn your regular Hotmail account into a Windows Live Mail Account with no invite. Visit http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifehack/register-windows-live-mail-beta-for-free-with-no-invite.html Then you can login to Hotmail normally to access your new account. My first impressions are that there isn’t a lot of difference except for the extra […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

New PIM Available – Chandler
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

A new version of the Personal Information Manager (PIM) called Chandler has been released to the general public. Why they named it after a character from “Friends” I don’t know. What I do know is that it looks very pretty. It looks quite promising, especially as Thunderbird still has no in-built calendaring function. I look […] … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Blog Of the Week – AMCP Tech Blog
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Hello, it’s that time of the week again. Well, okay it’s slightly later than usual but give a girl a break – I’m still catching up after Christmas! This weeks featured Blog of the Week is the “AMCP Tech Blog“. They write on an interesting mix of Tech-related subjects which readers of FlippingHeck! are sure […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Stupid Patent Application of the Week
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ll have to start a new category for this I think – perhaps the “We know better than you, even though we’re stupid” I thought this was some kind of joke to begin with…. alas not! “Cingular applies to patent smileys The United States’ largest mobile phone network Cingular this week applied to patent on […] … Read Article »