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Productivity

Moleskine Notebook Hacks
May 11, 2005 By Katy Whitton

The Moleskine notebook is hugely popular within the GTD community. Personally I’m not sure what all the fuss is about, it’s just a notebook! Anyway, the reason for this post  is that there’s a rather strange “Moleskine – The Book of Revenge” advert on … Read Article »

Google

Find Music on the Web
May 11, 2005 By Katy Whitton

Not that I’m codoning this method in any way, shape or form: In google, type the following into the search bar, replacing [Artist/Album here] with who you’re looking for: -inurl: (htm|html|php) intitle:”index of” +”last modified” +”parent directory” +description +size +(wma|mp3) “[Artist/Album here]” It’s amazing … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

How to market your blog and keep your readers
May 11, 2005 By Katy Whitton

Many blog publishers seem to subscribe to the view of the “If you build it, they will come” mentality which unfortunately isn’t the case in 99% of blogs. Some people write blogs to air their own opinions, some write about a particular passion and … Read Article »

Productivity

Free Time Audit Template
May 11, 2005 By Katy Whitton

Over at To-Done, Bob Walsh has provided a link for a nifty Time Auditing Template (requires Excel, I’ve not tried it in Open Office yet). Here’s an excerpt from the article: “So you’re Getting Things Done, you’ve defined your projects, implemented your productivity processes and … Read Article »

Coding

MS Visual Studio Express For Free
May 11, 2005 By Katy Whitton

Firstly, Microsoft have announced that they are giving away software. Yes, you heard me! Microsoft is giving something away for nothing!   For aspiring developers or people who like to tinker they are providing free downloads of their Visual Studio Express editions for free … Read Article »

Productivity News

More Trouble for Sony
May 11, 2005 By Katy Whitton

Sony BMG has admitted that instead of the 20 CDs containing the much criticised Sony XPC Root Kit Software there are in fact 50 titles in their catalogue that will muck up your PC. Sony are recalling all affected CDs and offering customers an exchange … Read Article »

Productivity News

Sony Backs down over DRM Root Kit
May 11, 2005 By Katy Whitton

Sony has finally bowed to the pressure put on it by the media, lawyers and the general public and have decided to remove the DRM software from future CD releases. The Sony DRM rootkit has been classed as “Malware” by several leading anti-virus companies and … Read Article »

Life Hacks

Weekly Shopping List 2005
May 11, 2005 By Katy Whitton

Do you struggle to think of what you need to buy at the supermarket each week? Or perhaps you need to write a list to stop you buying everything and anything! The free Grocery Shopping List download lists most of the common items you … Read Article »

Productivity

Estimating Project Duration
May 10, 2005 By Katy Whitton

The guys over at Open Loops have written a post on estimating how long it takes to complete a project (I knew algebra would come in handy one day!). Basically you use the following formula to work out the duration: Te=(To+4Tm+Tp)/6 Key: Te = … Read Article »