Minutes ago I posted an update to the Better Gmail 2 Firefox extension, which adds all sorts of functionality to Gmail. Since Gmail Labs launched, there’s been less of a need for Bette... Read more
This succinct set of workday guidelines is a nice blueprint for getting productive on the important stuff and ruthless about cutting the crap. Written on a unknown “major corp” w... Read more
Apple’s done a nice job of raising the browser visuals bar with yesterday’s release of the Safari 4 public beta web browser. This thing is very unstable, but very pretty–ki... Read more
Smarterware.org has been live for two weeks now; it’s still positively fetal! Still, it’s been so much fun starting something brand new with free software and a cheap hosting pla... Read more
After all the hullabaloo last week about Hulu dropping support for Boxee, the popular Mac-based XBMC port, a new beta of Plex (another Mac XBMC port) drops, which offers a working Hulu plug-... Read more
Had a fun week flitting about various online outlets, and I wanted to share the carnage I left behind. Over at Harvard Business, I get all Stephen Covey on your ass and published a post on h... Read more
Waferbaby is running a fabulous interview series with various netizens who describe their current hardware and software setup, then what their ideal setup would be. Read more
Not only am I the kind of hopeless nerd who spends a lot of time in the terminal, I’m also the kind who, in the face of countless elegant pieces of task management software, decides to... Read more
Leaving your full-time job in the midst of a recession is either a really stupid or really smart decision. Since I just made the move myself, I’m going to make the case for smart. If y... Read more
Anyone who makes things for a living should watch author Elizabeth Gilbert’s 20 minute talk at the TED conference this month (full video below). Gilbert published the mega-Oprah-bestse... Read more
Because I’m a total sucker for life lesson self-help crap, I love the idea of Read more
Amazon’s announcement of the Kindle 2 e-reader has book-lovers in a tizzy again, wondering how anyone could give up timeless paper-based books for the electronic version. Thing is, no... Read more
I built a new PC from parts for the first time a few months ago, and it’s only a little embarrassing to say that the fully-assembled system is one of my proudest accomplishments. I fin... Read more
60 Minutes interviews Coldplay’s front man Chris Martin about how he writes hit songs. Being “openly neurotic,” Martin makes sure he captures song ideas the moment they str... Read more
Last October I was lucky enough to get my paws on the first-ever Android smartphone, the HTC G1, and review it for Lifehacker the day it was released to the public. I’d had the phone f... Read more
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