Mac user Grant Lucas is putting the Todo.txt CLI and GeekTool to great use on his Mac, pictured above. (Click to enlarge, or check out the annotated Flickr page.) GeekTool affixes the output... Read more
When you want Gmail without the @gmail.com address, you want a Google Apps account. Over at Harvard Businesses’ Conversation Starters blog today, I ran down the advantages (and disadva... Read more
Pulling your gaze from your shoes, making eye contact with an ugly bag of mostly water, and communicating via spoken word is a much more difficult undertaking for the introverted nerd than i... Read more
Good strong filters can go a long way in processing your email based on rules you set up automatically. (Think: “Delete any Fwd from Aunt Bertha that mentions Rush Limbaugh automatical... Read more
In the depths of email overload desperation last week, I wished email messages had an 140-character limit like Twitter updates do. In response, two people recommended doing what Kevin Rose d... Read more
Creative agency Nothing in Amsterdam wanted to make their entire office a “blank slate” so they built it out of cardboard. The desks, chairs, shelves, cubicles, and from the phot... Read more
Last week when Google made changes to Gmail that broke the Better Gmail 2 extension which I maintain, users were freaking out about their spam count showing and hierarchical labels not worki... Read more
A few years ago I would’ve sworn I’d never give up a rich desktop email program like Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird to check my email in a web browser. But here I am in 2009, a... Read more
Google rolled out some changes to the HTML that runs Gmail in the last few days that rendered several of Better Gmail 2‘s features completely busted. (Yes, that’s the technical t... Read more
Got to put on my personal finance hat over at Lifehacker this morning in my feature on how to squeeze every last dollar out of your income tax return. Six years of being a freelancer and tax... Read more
Cheap and tiny netbook computers are so very tempting in this crappy economy, since they promise the full computing experience in a compact, throw-in-your-messenger-bag package for less than... Read more
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