This article defines my GTD-inspired technique for managing long-term studies. It begins by helping you define your long-term study projects, then describes a method for scheduling those projects and achieving your learning goals. It uses Google Calendar for scheduling examples.
This article defines a problem encountered when regularly using multiple web applications that offer tagging functionality. It proposes a solution, in the form of a software extension, for those who use Google Chrome.
ProjectMarks is my Google Chrome extension that allows you to organize the resources of your projects using Google Chrome bookmarks. By integrating with a growing list of Web applications, ProjectMarks offers an interface providing efficient and effective project organization and management, giving you summary and preview information on a single project page. It obviates the need of visiting all of your Web services for a project you want to review.
I'm developing a Google Chrome extension that facilitates the concepts in this article. The extension is available in preview. Learn more.I moved all of my projects to the cloud, using Web applications such as Springpad and Google Docs to create the majority of my project assets. But as my list of requisite Web applications grew, I found myself becoming increasingly burdened by searching for—and sometimes just remembering—my resources for any given project.
This video tutorial will teach you how to modify your KDE desktops and applications to give you better placement and organization. You'll arrange your applications' windows according to the functionality that each application provides.
As a fan of David Allen's Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology, I spent several days searching for software to help me implement GTD. I couldn't find a package I admired. All of the free or open source software seemed bloated and cumbersome. Then I realized: GTD isn't complicated and to implement it effectively, one must use the simplest tools.
PNG file is a wallpaper for your computer's desktop. It divides the desktop into eight sections, allowing you to implement the GTD workflow described in David Allen's Getting Things Done. Moving your icons around your desktop will help you process your "stuff" and allow you to clear your desktop as much as possible.
On the 43 Folders website, Merlin Mann suggested that email authors should "consider adding functional text headers to the top of the body [of their email messages] outlining the exact nature of the message."