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Backup Computer - Song (Chris Waterman) SelfControl | Steve Lambert Is email a distraction? SelfControl is an OS X application which blocks access to incoming and/or outgoing mail servers and websites for a predetermined period of time. For example, you could block access to your email, facebook, and twitter for 90 minutes, but still have access to the rest of the web. Created while at Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology. Self Control is Free Software SelfControl is Free Software under the GPL. Free Software means you are free to use, modify, and redistribute the application and the source code. Free Software and volunteers have made a Linux version and a Windows version possible. Why did you make this? Because I needed it, same as you. I am an artist, and as anyone who creates things knows; the time you can block out to get focused work done is invaluable. P.S. Help out Has SelfControl been helpful to you? Download SelfControl Download SelfControl at

SelfRestraint | Parker Kuivila Stop Procrastinating Online If you find yourself constantly ending up on distracting websites, you know what a time sink your computer can be. Unfortunately, you can't just stop using your computer because you need it to be able to get work done. There are tools out there that will block you from going online, but there are some sites that you may need to access. Built With Simplicity In Mind SelfRestraint is easy to use, so you won't get distracted trying to figure out how to use it. Freedom is finally Free The best part of this application is that it's free. SelfRestraint is in Beta This software is in beta (read: it has some occasional bugs), and as such I cannot provide support to everyone that has an issue, and by downloading this software you agree to such terms. Known Bugs (And Solutions to them) For some reason, some people may continue to be blocked from sites even after the timer expires. Download Windows Download Mac OS X Coming Soon! Linux Open Source How you can help

DeskTime How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business In 2009, scientists from the University of Louisville and MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences conducted a study of 48 children between the ages of 3 and 6. The kids were presented with a toy that could squeak, play notes, and reflect images, among other things. For one set of children, a researcher demonstrated a single attribute and then let them play with the toy. Another set of students was given no information about the toy. This group played longer and discovered an average of six attributes of the toy; the group that was told what to do discovered only about four. A similar study at UC Berkeley demonstrated that kids given no instruction were much more likely to come up with novel solutions to a problem. Gopnik's research is informed in part by advances in artificial intelligence. A Brief History of Alternative Schools New research shows what educators have long intuited: Letting kids pursue their own interests sharpens their hunger for knowledge. 1921A.

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