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What is Google Plus? A Complete User Guide. (Videos and Blog) If you think Google Plus is just another social site, you are in for a big surprise.

What is Google Plus? A Complete User Guide. (Videos and Blog)

What has been created is, put simply, a phenomenal tool for human communication, and much more. But it takes you to experience it, embrace it and ‘get it’ before this realisation really comes. The complete guide to Google Plus will give you everything you need to use it as an individual or for business, including a free 90 minute video course. Introduction. The best way to use Gmail and Google Calendar on your iPhone. Android users can take advantage of Google’s major services right out of the box, but setting Gmail, Google Contacts, and Google Calendar up on your iPhone isn’t quite so clear.

The best way to use Gmail and Google Calendar on your iPhone

It’s worth doing right, though: with a little elbow grease you can have a setup that’s every bit as good. It’ll let you use the new Gmail app, which is a big improvement over the iPhone’s standard mail app and most other third-party options, and you’ll also get a better, simpler calendar and contacts setup — goodbye, weird duplicated events and endless birthday notifications. Plus, we’d swear that our battery life got a lot better as soon as we left Exchange and turned to our new setup. Discover Time-Saving Project Archiving! You are here: Home » Articles » Archiving/Storage » Organizing and Archiving Your Projects Posted: May 15, 2011 [ This article was first published in the February, 2004, issue of Larry's Final Cut Pro newsletter -- Click here to subscribe.Updated 6/112004, 2/13/05, 11/16/08 and 5/31/10. ] Your project is done.

Discover Time-Saving Project Archiving!

Hard Drive Basics – A Collection. You are here: Home » Articles » Archiving/Storage » Hard Drive Basics – Collected Articles Posted: December 30, 2012 Storage is critical to all media editing and I’ve written a lot about it.

Hard Drive Basics – A Collection

So much so, that it is hard to find where to start and which articles are important to read. To help, I’ve collected the important ones here and added short descriptions. Read the first four articles before you spend more money on storage. Self-improvement vs self-confidence – @SaintSal. Self-improvement vs self-confidence by Salim Virani on "Releasing your potential is a very dangerous idea.

Self-improvement vs self-confidence – @SaintSal

12 TDDs of Christmas. For quite a while now I’ve wanted to get stuck into TDD but never really knew where to start.

12 TDDs of Christmas

Do I roll up for work one morning and announce I’m doing TDD from here on in? Hardly! ArticleS.UncleBob.TheThreeRulesOfTdd. The Three Laws of TDD.


Over the years I have come to describe Test Driven Development in terms of three simple rules. They are: You are not allowed to write any production code unless it is to make a failing unit test pass. ArticleS.UncleBob.TheBowlingGameKata. The Bowling Game Kata Here is a kata for the Bowling Game problem.


I have broken it down into the same tiny little steps that I do when I demonstrate it. Everything old is new again: Next generation of Portland coworking spaces begins to take shape. September 19th, 2012 Portland was pretty early on the coworking bandwagon. The lean and collegial environments—with little required in terms of financial commitment—seemed to work well with our disparate workforce and pervading startup culture. And folks flocked to them even in the doldrums of the last decade. Vanpooling: Save Money with Work Commute Alternatives. The following is a guest post contributed by reader Nathan, who recently started driving a vanpool in Chicago which saved him over $350 a month in addition to making a lower environmental impact.

Vanpooling: Save Money with Work Commute Alternatives

Thanks Nathan for sharing your experiences. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, transportation costs are the second largest U.S. household expenditure after housing costs. In fact, between 2010 and 2011, an 8% rise in transportation spending was the largest percentage increase among all major components, 3.1% above even healthcare. Ch26 : Linux Software RAID. The main goals of using redundant arrays of inexpensive disks (RAID) are to improve disk data performance and provide data redundancy.

Ch26 : Linux Software RAID

RAID can be handled either by the operating system software or it may be implemented via a purpose built RAID disk controller card without having to configure the operating system at all. This chapter will explain how to configure the software RAID schemes supported by RedHat/Fedora Linux. For the sake of simplicity, the chapter focuses on using RAID for partitions that include neither the /boot or the root (/) filesystems.

Whether hardware- or software-based, RAID can be configured using a variety of standards. Take a look at the most popular. How to Avoid the Natural Reactions that Prevent Good Decision Making. PDX Startup Crawl (open to the public), 6th September 2012. How to Build a Gypsy Caravan from Recycled Materials. Learn the Proper Running Technique in 30 Seconds. The 7 Pillars of Connecting With Absolutely Anyone. How to reset your Mac OS X password without an installer disc. Posted by Ant on August 3rd, 2009 | 331 Comments Let’s say you totally forgot the password to log on to your Mac. Or maybe you purchased a used Mac from someone else and they’ve got it locked down. There are numerous ways to reset a password with no OS X discs.

This tutorial may ruffle some feathers, but it addresses a topic that a ton of people ask about all the time. Yes, it’s startling to think that anyone could theoretically walk up to your computer and gain access within minutes. The information here has previously been made available from many different sources online and is presented with the intention of helping people with legitimate reasons for resetting their Mac OS X password. Important Note: This tutorial was written for Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5 and 10.6. Reset 10.5 Leopard & 10.6 Snow Leopard password Reset 10.4 Tiger password Tricking your Mac into creating a new user account The third method of resetting your Mac’s password requires some additional explanation. 10 Words You Mispronounce That Make People Think You're an Idiot. It’s been said, though we’re not sure by whom, that it is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. But sometimes we’ve got to open our mouths so use this handy guide to make sure, at the very least, you’re saying the words right.

Don’t worry, I won’t waste your time with the elementary school lessons about how to accurately pronounce “library,” “February,” or “arctic”… although I will take this opportunity to note that if you’re discussing a library and still dropping the first ‘R’, there’s a very good chance that your friends and/or colleagues are laughing at you behind your back. 33 Must Read Books for Entrepreneurs. Raven's Progressive Matrices. The cover of a test booklet for Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices Versions[edit] The Matrices are available in three different forms for participants of different ability: Standard Progressive Matrices: These were the original form of the matrices, first published in 1938. Search - Can someone please explain Ukkonen's suffix tree algorithm in plain english. Fast String Searching With Suffix Trees. Writing advice from C.S. Lewis was both adorable and concise. Remove Personal Information from the Web.

The Movie - An unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what's REALLY going on in our world by following the money upstream. I live without cash – and I manage just fine. How to Block Any Site from Showing Up in Google Search Results.

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