Category: productivity

Now How Do I Use This Old Scanner Again? NAPS2!

Now How Do I Use This Old Scanner Again? NAPS2!

I have an old beast for a printer/scanner. It is nine years old in human years, which is like one hundred in technology years, but it gets the job done. One problem I’ve run...

The Adjustable Standing Desk I Chose

The Adjustable Standing Desk I Chose

I’ve wanted a height adjustable, sit / stand desk¬†forever. Yes, literally,¬†forever. In 2012 I wrote an extensive survey of the sit/stand desk field of products and two years later when I still didn’t have...

Google Now Voice Commands

Google Now Voice Commands

Jason Cross over at greenbot has written a great list of known Google Now voice commands. The commands I use or intend to use on a regular basis (and think may be most helpful...

Meeting in the Middle.

Meeting in the Middle.

While Sheila and I were dating we lived fairly far apart. I found a really nifty site that helped with this dilemma – its called MeetWays. All one does is enter the starting address...

Height-Adjustable Desks (aka Site/Stand Desks) – 2014 Update.

Height-Adjustable Desks (aka Site/Stand Desks) – 2014 Update.

Introduction In November 2012 – two years ago – I wrote an article on height adjustable desks. It consisted of my research on the subject – what options were available, useful articles on the...

When is Good: Taking the Stress Out of Scheduling

When is Good: Taking the Stress Out of Scheduling

Once upon a long time ago I thought about writing a review of Doodle, an online scheduling tool for simplifying the process of creating meets in which all participants can actually participate. Recently I...

Soylent: A Viable Meal Alternative?

Soylent: A Viable Meal Alternative?

The Journey to Soylent On June 27th, 2013 I began anticipating Soylent, talking about Soylent, impatiently waiting for Soylent to become available. I signed up for a week’s supply of Soylent on June 10th...

A Primer on Financial Fitness (Infographic)

A Primer on Financial Fitness (Infographic)

Received an invitation to post this nifty infographic on Dave Enjoys. It is from Intuit and covers some basic financial statistics as well as tips for maintaining one’s financial fitness or getting into financial...

Disarming My Smartphone.

Disarming My Smartphone.

The Backstory (Probably more than you need or want to know…but hey, I’m writing and you are reading – you can skip this section and I’ll never know) I have a rough time sleeping...