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19 Mar/12

6 Tips Towards Not Having Pointless Meetings

6 Tips Towards Not Having Pointless Meetings

Whether it was ad hoc or a scheduled one, most meetings don’t seem to help at all when it comes to getting work done. You would think that getting everyone who is involved in the project to sit down and talk through the problems that cropped up, then brainstorming for ways to solve them with, would be helpful one way or another. Well, these guys at WebEx say that meetings are pointless. And I’m quite sure most of you agree, because somebody went and made this: a calculator to...

1 Ott/10

De-Organize Your Home for Greater Efficiency [Organization]

De-Organize Your Home for Greater Efficiency [Organization]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); While we all go through the trouble of sorting our socks, silverware, and other household items, weblog Productivity 501 notes that sometimes, finding things is just as easy without constant organization. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: De-Organize Your Home for Greater Efficiency...

24 Set/10

Awesome Note Syncs Your Notes and To-dos with Evernote and Google Docs [Downloads]

Awesome Note Syncs Your Notes and To-dos with Evernote and Google Docs [Downloads]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); iOS: Simplenote’s a Lifehacker favorite for doing one thing remarkably well, but if you’re looking for a more feature-rich notes application, Awesome Note’s got you covered. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: Awesome Note Syncs Your Notes and To-dos with Evernote and...


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21 Set/10

Your Value Is in Deciding What’s Important, Not Answering Email [Quotables]

Your Value Is in Deciding What’s Important, Not Answering Email [Quotables]

Asked how he achieve work/life balance, Google’s Director of Research Peter Norvig offered up a pretty easy answer. He knows that his job is in making good decisions on what’s important, rather than what just arrived three minutes ago. More » Continua a leggere – Original Link: Your Value Is in Deciding What’s Important, Not Answering Email [Quotables] Technorati Tags: deciding, important, none-solid,...

10 Set/10

Productivity Tips for Freelance Web Designers

Productivity Tips for Freelance Web Designers

It has been known that working as a freelance web designers is very different compared to any ordinary daily jobs. Sure they are no super agents like CIA or SWAT, but freelancers are people who have 100% freedom in accomplishing their work. For example, working from bed, toilets, cafes, Disneyland and feel free to name any locations you want. Point is, being a freelancer can be more challenging because given its freedom, it comes with a price. Price we are talking about is distractions...

31 Ago/10

Gmail Priority Inbox Finds and Sorts Important Messages Automatically [Gmail]

Gmail Priority Inbox Finds and Sorts Important Messages Automatically [Gmail]

Google’s new Priority Inbox feature not only sorts your inbox, but it also figures out what’s important based on what messages you reply to and read. More » Continua a leggere – Original Link: Gmail Priority Inbox Finds and Sorts Important Messages Automatically [Gmail] Technorati Tags: beta, feature-not, important-based, inbox, inbox-finds, messages, none-solid, only-sorts, priority-inbox, productivity,...

11 Dic/09

Three Microsoft Outlook Rules That Prioritize Your Email

Three Microsoft Outlook Rules That Prioritize Your Email

Just like the rest of us, Outlook user Scott Hanselman gets too much email, and he’s come up with some rules that auto-prioritize incoming email into folders before he even looks at it. Scott uses Outlook at work, and messages from his co-workers inside his company are higher priority; also, he gets invited to a lot of meetings via Outlook. If this is similar to your situation, check out Scott’s strategy. He set up three rules which separate incoming email into 1.) messages...

21 Set/09

What Music Helps You Get Things Done? [Ask The Readers]

What Music Helps You Get Things Done? [Ask The Readers]

Music is a personal choice, but most of us can’t really sort emails to Slayer or hit tight deadlines with ambient drones. When you need to get things done, relax, or get creative, what tunes do you turn to? Photo by notrealistic. Gina’s previously recommended Groove Salad as a go-to productivity station, and our readers have suggested their best study tracks. We all work different aspects of our job at different times, though, so we’re looking to find out what soundtracks...

17 Set/09

Remains of the Day: Google Uses You to Read Books Edition [For What It’s Worth]

Remains of the Day: Google Uses You to Read Books Edition [For What It’s Worth]

Google acquires reCaptcha, the coolest human-assisted book-digitizing technology on the planet, CNET helps you use the Zune with your Mac, and Opera Turbo gets a good workout. Teaching computers to read: Google acquires reCAPTCHA In an effort to boost their book-reading and -digitizing abilities, Google purchases reCaptcha, my favorite ingenious technology of the decade. [Official Google Blog] How Good is Opera Turbo? When you’re browsing the internet on a slow connection, Opera...

3 Set/09

Happy Birthday: A Look Back at One Year of Google Chrome [Google Chrome]

Happy Birthday: A Look Back at One Year of Google Chrome [Google Chrome]

One year ago, Google Chrome came out of nowhere to re-ignite the browser debate. Today, it’s reached (development) version 4.0, and it’s anchoring a much-anticipated operating system. Here’s a look back at where Chrome’s been in 12 short months. Sept. 1-4: The Surprisingly Secret Birth Not too many marquee tech products, hardware or software, are developed in secret anymore. Still, when Chrome was officially announced on September 1, 2008, with a beta available...

3 Set/09

Remains of the Day: The Internet Turns 40 Edition [For What It’s Worth]

Remains of the Day: The Internet Turns 40 Edition [For What It’s Worth]

The internet turns 40 years old today (see the video for the brief history), looks back at how some of its most popular sites over the years looked when they launched. Happy 40th birthday, Internet Boing Boing celebrates the middle-aged internet; the video above offers a nice, brief history of how it all happened. (Assuming the internet’s life span were measured in human years, that is.) [Boing Boing] How 20 popular websites looked when they launched From Google and Yahoo to...

3 Set/09

An Exhaustive Geek Guide to Managing Your Recipes Online [Food]

An Exhaustive Geek Guide to Managing Your Recipes Online [Food]

We took a look at the five best recipe managers our readers could dig up during Food Week, but each standalone option pales in comparison to weblog Delicious Coma’s extensive system for saving recipes online. My pal Anjali over at Delicious Coma goes into exacting detail on how she uses a combination of Google Reader, Delicious, Evernote, and even Quicksilver (for Mac users) to create a robust, comprehensive, and searchable recipe cataloging system. (Evernote was, in fact, our readers’...

3 Set/09

RunMyErrand Outsources Your Chores [Chores]

RunMyErrand Outsources Your Chores [Chores]

Looking for someone to pick up your dry cleaning, make a grocery or IKEA run, or tackle other errands for you and don’t mind paying a few bucks extra for the convenience? Web service RunMyErrand might be worth a look. This isn’t the first service of its kind—previously mentioned DoMyStuff is a similar offering—but where DoMyStuff lets anyone offer to run your errands (and could be a nice way to make some extra cash for yourself if you want to run a quick one), RunMyErrand...

2 Set/09

Giveaway: WinAutomation – Windows Tasks Automator

Giveaway: WinAutomation – Windows Tasks Automator

In Mac, we have this application call Automator where you can program repetitive tasks into a 1-click mini application. If you are familiar with Photoshop, think of it as the Photoshop Action. The reason we’re bringing this up is because we are going to giveaway something similar for Windows and its call WinAutomation. WinAutomation allows you to record repetitive steps and allow you to execute all of them within one single click. This greatly helps to increase productivity in...

2 Set/09

Giveaway: WinAutomation – Windows Tasks Automator

Giveaway: WinAutomation – Windows Tasks Automator

In Mac, we have this application call Automator where you can program repetitive tasks into a 1-click mini application. If you are familiar with Photoshop, think of it as the Photoshop Action. The reason we’re bringing this up is because we are going to giveaway something similar for Windows and its call WinAutomation. WinAutomation allows you to record repetitive steps and allow you to execute all of them within one single click. This greatly helps to increase productivity in...

2 Set/09

Dump Your To-Do List and Keep Your Sanity [Productivity]

Dump Your To-Do List and Keep Your Sanity [Productivity]

Quickly jotted or carefully plotted out, to-do lists are a staple of many productivity methods. Yet in the wrong hands, these lists somehow morph from helpful road maps into overfilled energy-wasters. Could it be time to dump the to-do? Photo by *_Abhi_* Maybe you were lazy, maybe you had an emergency stop your week in its tracks. Either way you haven’t kept up on your to-do routine for a few days and now you’re repaying every precious second with interest. If you use something...

20 Ago/09

And the Most Popular Email Service Is… [What You Said]

And the Most Popular Email Service Is… [What You Said]

On Monday we asked you to share what email service you use, and some 18,000 votes later, the result is overwhelming (if unsurprising): 80% of Lifehacker readers who participated in the poll use Gmail as their go-to email service. That’s a significant deviation from the comScore results we reported on in that post, which put Gmail at third behind Yahoo and Windows Live Hotmail. Still, Yahoo ended up at the second spot with 6% and Windows Live Hotmail at third with 5%. 3% of you roll...

11 Ago/09

Set Themes, Not Goals for Better Time Management [Time Management]

Set Themes, Not Goals for Better Time Management [Time Management]

It always seems like there’s so much to do and so little time to get it done. To better manage your hours, productivity weblog Zen Habits suggests that you forget about setting goals and try picking themes instead. Photo by RBerteig. The post covers various ways to live off-the-clock and eliminate expressions like “How much time do I have left?” To do so, Zen advises ditching the goal setting for monthly themes. Contributor Jonathan Mead, for example, chose “improving...

7 Ago/09

Remains of the Day: The Bing Jingle Edition [For What It’s Worth]

Remains of the Day: The Bing Jingle Edition [For What It’s Worth]

Kevin talks all about lists with radio station WNYC, coffee shops get impatient with Wi-Fi-loving loiterers, and Bing gets an absurd new jingle. The Bing Jingle Winner is… Bing ran a contest soliciting users to submit their own Bing jingles, and the winner is… the insane video above. [Bing Blog] Life Hacking 101 Kevin talks all about lists with the folks at WNYC. [WNYC] No More Perks: Coffee Shops Pull the Plug on Laptop Users Are your local coffee shops cracking down on...

6 Ago/09

Firefox Director Talks Firefox 3.6, Tasks, and Competing with Chrome [Firefox]

Firefox Director Talks Firefox 3.6, Tasks, and Competing with Chrome [Firefox]

We were eager to know what’s happening with Firefox. Mike Beltzner, the open-source browser’s director, was glad to tell us. Here’s what he had to say about future features, competition with Chrome, and keeping all of Firefox contributors in sync. When Beltzner was graduating from Queen’s University in Toronto with Bachelor of Education degrees in computers and math, preceded by a B.S. in cognitive science, Firefox was still three years off, a future outgrowth of...