Twitter in plain english…

I'm a huge fan of Lee LeFever and the team at CommonCraft -- no one does short, simple, insightful technology explanations better than they do and this quick tour de force on Twitter is no exception. I encourage you to watch this as well as all the great videos the have over at their YouTube … Continue reading Twitter in plain english…

On Gmail’s Success…

Nice praise for one of my favorite tools... "Financial Times reports that Gmail has about 100 million users and the growth rate is still significant: "[Gmail] has been gaining ground in the US over the past year, with users growing by more than 40 per cent, compared to 2 per cent for Yahoo and a … Continue reading On Gmail’s Success…

Ask Better Questions

Image by petermello via Flickr If you want better answers, ask better questions. I most recently heard that by listening to a Tony Robbins CD (wrote about that here), but I’ve heard it before. The thing is, with all good advice, if you don’t hear it often, it falls under the waves. So, I’m here … Continue reading Ask Better Questions

You know what is amazing? Dropbox!

Have multiple computers? Across multiple platforms? Forget about usb sticks and all that jazz. Check out Dropbox..."In mid-September, the file sync-and-store service Dropbox came out of private beta, boasting smooth file synchronization between computers and across platforms. I gave it a try on Windows and Ubuntu Linux, and I was quite impressed by what I … Continue reading You know what is amazing? Dropbox!

The Working Inbox

"Today, I was firing off a couple of emails when I noticed that the message count in the top corner said, “483 Messages”! I decided enough was enough and began doing some more research into managing my inbox. I checked up on lifehacker.com, 43folders.com, and a few others to see what was going on. One … Continue reading The Working Inbox