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Diigo – Software I Use Every Day

Diigo (a “personal knowledge management tool”) is a browser extension that allows one to collect all sorts of information from across the web in a central repository where it can be easily accessed, shared,...

Setting Up A Development Workstation

Setting Up A Development Workstation

What Is This? I wrote this primarily for myself – sometimes I don’t remember everything I do when setting up a workstation for development purposes…it may be of interest to others. You’ll note that...

Blinkist: Staying Current in a Break-Neck World

Blinkist: Staying Current in a Break-Neck World

Overview of Blinkist I’ve been using Blinkist for well over a year now and am quite happy with it. There are free accounts (one Blink available to read each day selected by Blinkist) but...

Fluidstance’s The Level: Crucial or Overrated?

Fluidstance’s The Level: Crucial or Overrated?

Prelude I believe it was August when Fluidstance first reached out to me about reviewing their product, The Level. Of course I was amenable and eagerly awaited its arrival. It wasn’t until October that...

Fluidstance and the Thief

Fluidstance and the Thief

Occasionally folks reach out to me with a product or service they would like for me to review – Fluidstance was one of said companies. They told me they were shipping me The Level...

The Travail of Canceling SugarSync: A How To.

The Travail of Canceling SugarSync: A How To.

[Update: 10/28/16 – Some international users of SugarSync have reported issues using the link I included in this post. Thanks to Bill & JN for an updated link that appears to work internationally as well:...

How To Easily Save 30,000 Lives Each Year

How To Easily Save 30,000 Lives Each Year

I’ve been talking about self-driving cars for years, even posted about it on this site. I can’t wait for cars to drive themselves, for personal and selfish reasons, but there are several really good reasons for...

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...