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MindMapping Podcast
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Quite a few people have been talking about mindmapping recently (you may have to register for the 43 Folders Google Group) and how it can help with implementation of projects and also GTD. I haven’t listened to the Podcast yet, but as it’s from The Podcast Network’s fantastic Personal Productivity Show I know it’s going to be […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Productivity/GTD and Motivation Newsletter
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

As part of my ever expanding empire, I’ve started up a newsletter. You can subscribe to it using the rather garish for on the left (have to think a bit more about that one!) I’m going to send a weekly(ish) email covering: Outlook hints and tips  GTD tips  Productivity Tips  Motivation techniques  Cool Blog Posts […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Yahoo! Swallows! It's! del.icio.us!
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

According to Wired News and eWeek, Yahoo! have bought the social tagging website del.icio.us. Why can’t things stay independant of these behemoths? Three companies will eventually own us all. … Read Article »

Productivity

Procrastination Nation
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Find that you spend too much time surfing the Internet? Keep on playing World Of Warcraft when you should be working? Block access to certain software applications to increase your productivity by using the Temptation Blocker. … Read Article »

Computer & Software Tips

Take on Warcraft! Build your own MMOG
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Right now, it takes at least three years and $20 million to make a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG), due to challenges in the areas of engineering, asset-creation, and marketing. That price tag means independent game developers simply can’t afford to enter this exciting and lucrative space. Multiverse allows you to create your own MMOG […] … Read Article »

Coding

Find the Last inserted Auto increment ID in MYSQL with ASP
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

It’s taken me ages to find out how to do this (what turns out to be a) relatively simple operation. Here’s the problem. Table 1 has a user_id which is auto incremented by MYSQL. Table 2 has an auto incremented login_id but also requires the user_id. Here’s how we get one ID from one table […] … Read Article »

Computer & Software Tips

Recover "permanently" deleted items in Outlook
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

I had a bit of a blonde moment earlier on today and decided that in order to get into a GTD frame of mind I should clear out my inbox… and deleted items. Great, then I realised I’d deleted two important emails with attachments I needed but hadn’t saved – muppet! So, “Restore deleted items […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

More Moleskine hacks
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

As an addition to my previous article on Moleskine hacks, the Instructables website has 3 useful little hacks for improving your Moleskine notebook, I quite like the pencil sharpener – nifty! … Read Article »

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Quit Smoking or you're fired
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Article Found at MenaFN.Com via Simply Fired: BERLIN, Dec. 3 (UPI) — A German man is fighting his employers’ decision to fire him for violating a voluntary no-smoking policy that rewarded him for giving up cigarettes. Sandro Beier was terminated by Laserline after a private detective the company hired caught him smoking in his backyard, […] … Read Article »