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Archive for April, 2006

RPA, Cool flash interface

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

I’m generally not a big fan of using flash for things such as site navigation but this one is pretty damn cool.

Reduce Reuse, Recycle… 747 style

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Most of us have our blueboxes, take back our empties, but how many of you can say you’ve recycled a 747? A California woman is doing just that – to build her house! A California woman is going ahead with the construction of a house made of elements from a 747 Jumbo jet. It seemed [...]

More on increasing productivity – get in the “zone”

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

Funny, I’ve never come across any specific posts or articles on this before – until now. I’ve long been one to preach this “zone” that we get into. Especially while at my last job, I found I rarely got into my “zone” unless I either came in a couple hours before anyone else (that rarely [...]

It’s time for Google Calendar!

Friday, April 14th, 2006

Well, I’ve been speculating about this for quite some time, I’m happy to see it’s finally arrived! That’s right, Google has released it’s Calendar and as expected it is integrated with Gmail. Excellent!

Increase productivity with fewer distractions

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

Behind deadlines, behind on email, behind on housework… you name it we all face the crunch at one time or another. Some more often than others. Personally, I find the housework piles up more than my email, the projects more than the housework. Sometimes it’s a classic case of procrastination but often it’s simply too [...]

Email management, productivity and sanity

Monday, April 10th, 2006

I have been following 43Folders for quite some time now, I specifically find the InboxZero series essential for those asking yourselves how you can manage your email better. For those who don’t have a problem with your email, either you’re good at managing it or you simply don’t get enough. ;) At my last job [...]

South Park Episode 912, Scientology flexes it’s muscle

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

This is hardly news anymore but I’m in the process of cleaning out my draft entries and this was next on the list. A little history as I see it. The popular South Park Studios airs an episode titled “Trapped in the Closet”. As in nearly every other episode, the writers take aim at yet [...]