The big list of 100 tools, tips and tricks to work more efficiently online 7.2K Flares Filament.io 7.2K Flares × What does it take to be productive? It’s a question I often ask myself and to be honest I don’t have a great answer for it yet. One key discovery I’ve made over the past year or so is that I need to have great habits in place. That’s why I’m working on a solid running routine and on a set wake-up time and sleep time. These things have been incredibly helpful for me and I know both Joel and Leo have discovered the same. The 5 Best Organizing Websites To Help The Perpetually Messy Some of us were born with the "organized" gene. These lucky souls swan through life with perfect closets, pristine desks and spotless cars with nary a wad of Starbucks napkins tucked in an unexpected pocket. They might be robots. The rest of us stumble around in a disorganized haze, thinking of the pile of books on the desk as an irrelevant task that will be tackled "someday." Someday, when our to-do list is empty.
Scientists Have Simulated Time Travel With Photons Looks like time travel is possible... for particles of light. Using a photon, physicists have managed to simulate quantum particles traveling through time. Studying the photon’s behavior could help scientists understand some inexplicable aspects of modern physics. "The question of time travel features at the interface between two of our most successful yet incompatible physical theories -- Einstein's general relativity and quantum mechanics," University of Queensland’s Martin Ringbauer says in a news release. "Einstein's theory describes the world at the very large scale of stars and galaxies, while quantum mechanics is an excellent description of the world at the very small scale of atoms and molecules." Time slows down or speeds up depending on how fast you move relative to another object.
15 Awesome Time Management Tools and Apps As promised in my previous post regarding time management, here I am with a list of cool tools that can help you manage your time effectively and become more productive in your work. Since I am a big fan of tools which are operating system independent, you will find that most of these tools are browser-based and can work on any computer whether it is Windows, Mac or Linux. By the way, since I am also a fan of saving money, you will also notice that all of these tools are free! Launchy launchy.net/">Launchy is a tool for Windows users and as the name indicates, it helps launch files, folders, and programs in a single keystroke instead of searching through the start menu or file manager. A huge timesaver.
6 Ways to Repair and Extract Invalid ZIP Files for Free Data corruption can happen to anyone on any computer at any time because you never know if your important files are being placed at the bad sector of a hard drive. This will cause the file to become incomplete and unreadable. The same thing can happen for a ZIP file where multiple files are compressed into one and all it need is just one corrupted bit to prevent some file archiver in opening and extracting the file. Here is an example of trying to open a corrupted ZIP file from Windows 7 Explorer that says “Windows cannot open the folder. The Compressed (zipped) Folder ‘C:\Path\to\file.zip’ is invalid“. Although it is great that Windows 7 support creating and extracting ZIP files by default without third party software, but it is definitely weak.
Start Here - I'm an Organizing Junkie I hope my site can offer you some encouragement and humor as you set out on the journey of creating organized solutions and systems that work specifically for you and your family. In addition to saving you time, money and sanity, organizing can also be fun, it can be addictive and it is most definitely pleasing to God (1 Cor 14:40). All terrific reasons to organize our spaces and our lives. I truly believe organizing is a PROCESS not a destination. Just when you think you’ve got a handle on things it’s time to do it all over again. 10 Best Home Organization Blogs Confession time. I am not the neatest, tidiest person. This fault of mine has bothered those closest to me my entire life, from my mother, to my saintly sweet college roommate, and now my husband. Their cry has always been the same, “Brittney, you have too much stuff and nowhere to put it!” So, I started reading some home organizing blogs years ago. Now, I'm not a pro at this yet, but my home is much more organized than my dorm room or the first one-bedroom apartment my husband and I shared.
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LANGuardian - Monitor User and Network Activity. - NetFort Integration with Active Directory and other directory services enables LANGuardian to report on the network activity of individual users and to generate traffic reports that incorporate usernames. LANGuardian offers network administrators and managers many ways to access information about network activity including: Search – by username, IP address or subnet, file name, or web address.Dashboards – customizable pages that provide an overall view of network activity.Reports menu – built-in and custom reports with drilldown to the minutest level of detail.Integration with third party tools like SolarWinds and Splunk. What can I do with LANGuardian? The list of things you can do with LANGuardian is endless.
TreeSheets The ultimate replacement for spreadsheets, mind mappers, outliners, PIMs, text editors and small databases. Suitable for any kind of data organization, such as Todo lists, calendars, project management, brainstorming, organizing ideas, planning, requirements gathering, presentation of information, etc. It's like a spreadsheet, immediately familiar, but much more suitable for complex data because it's hierarchical. It's like a mind mapper, but more organized and compact. It's like an outliner, but in more than one dimension. Best Organizational and Decluttering Websites There a lot of websites whose sole mission is to get you more organized and decluttered. Some are downright irritating in their pedantic perkiness and perfectionism. But others are actually decent.
How I built an electricity producing wind turbine Several years ago I bought some remote property in Arizona. I am an astronomer and wanted a place to practice my hobby far away from the terrible light pollution found near cities of any real size. I found a great piece of property. The problem is, it's so remote that there is no electric service available. That's not really a problem.