Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine The Freelancer's Toolset: 100 Web Apps for Everything You Will Possibly Need : Codswallop - StumbleUpon Posted by nitzan on Thursday, May 10th, 2007 Running a business for yourself means you have to be inventive and always on the lookout for a new and better way to get things done. Innovation junkies, take note: the Internet has a lot to offer. From invoicing to marketing, these are tools that freelancers need to know about. Organization If you’re busy with lots of client work, it’s easy for things to get out of hand. Backpack: Get your projects organized by using Backpack. Calendars & To-Do Lists Client meetings, important events and a never-ending list of things to do can wear you down if you can’t make them manageable. Your Money Money is what keeps your freelance business going, but managing it can be tedious and time consuming. InstaCalc: InstaCalc is a web based calculator with lots of bells and whistles including spreadsheet capabilities, unit conversions and programming commands. Storage Do you have too many client files clogging up your hard drive? Project Management & Productivity
Free Software for College Students If you’re in college, check out these eight lesser known, but still indispensable software applications for your computer. We bet these will be as useful as Dropbox and Evernote! Photo by Samantha Decker. 1. Connectify lets you share your laptop’s internet connection with others nearby. The app shows up in the system tray once you install it. 2. Panda USB Vaccine completely disables autorun on your computer. In addition to disabling autorun, the tool can also create a dummy autorun.inf file on removable drives, thereby â€œvaccinatingâ€ them from getting infected. 3. WordWeb is free and does one thing really, really well. WordWeb works when you’re offline and it could obviously help you improve your vocabulary. 4. If you frequently come back to your dorm room just to take back that pen drive you missed, Pen Drive Reminder is a must-have. There’s also a countdown timer that pops open a notification after the counter reaches zero seconds. 5. 6. 7. 8.
100+ Sites to Download All Sorts of Things These days you can find all sorts of things online, from audio books to flash files, from sound effects to CSS templates. Below we compiled a list with over 100 download sites that serve that purpose. We will also try to keep the list updated, so if your favorite download site is not here, let us know about it with a comment. Audio Books Librivox: One of the most popular audio libraries on the web. Podiobooks: Similar to podcast, Podiobooks are serialized audiobooks that are distributed through RSS feeds. Oculture (Audio & Podcast): Offers a rich array of educational and cultural media. Learn Out Loud: A one-stop destination for video and audio learning resources. BitTorrent The Pirate Bay: The web’s largest collection of bit torrent trackers. Mininova.org : What started as an alternative to the now defunct Supernova that went offline in 2004, Mininova has become the biggest torrent search engine and directory on the web. Books and Documents eBooks Ebookee: A free book search engine. Clipart
100 Websites You Should Know and Use In the spring of 2007, Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH, gave a legendary TED University talk: an ultra-fast-moving ride through the “100 websites you should know and use.” Six years later, it remains one of the most viewed TED blog posts ever. Time for an update? We think so. To see the original list, click here. And now, the original list from 2007, created by Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH. In the spring of 2007, Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH, gave a legendary TED University talk: an ultra-fast-moving ride through the “100 websites you should know and use.” To see the original list, click here. And now, the original list from 2007, created by Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH.