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More and more people are storing their “stuff” online. For online bookmarks go to Delicious. To do your backups online go to DropBox.

It is surprising that the BIOS lived to be as old as it is; not surprising that it’s finally gonna be replaced! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11430069 The new bootloader is called UEFI – short for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface and is long overdue. The BBC claims PCs will be commercially available by next year: I googled for currently […]

I’m talking to Otto about back pain and I’m thinking about how many people suffer from it and this leads me to thinking about being comfortable at work… Check out this a review of some office chairs.

VisualWorks announced last year the availability of a Monticello import parcel for Visual Works: http://www.cincomsmalltalk.com/userblogs/mls/blogView?entry=3418039907 but even better – Smalltalk code from any dialect can be browsed if loaded into Soek!! See a demo here: http://soek.goodies.st.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html Soek has been developed by Ernest Micklei – check his blog self halt

We’ve started a book club at FINWorks. Our first book to be read and discussed is The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton. While checking it out on Amazon I came across another of his books: The Pleasures and Sorrows of work. Looks like an interesting read…

If you are thinking about changing gears, changing careers or the likes check out this cool Amazon book list as a starting point.

Bureaucracy is organisational scar tissue. When something goes wrong – Pete takes a three hour lunch break – don’t require everyone to fill in time sheets. Just tell Pete that he should eat a his desk.

It’s the difference between eating an ice-cream and doing the dishes 😉

What is it? The Pomodoro Techniqueâ„¢ is a way to get the most out of time management. Turn time into a valuable ally to accomplish what we want to do and chart continuous improvement in the way we do it. Who started it? Francesco Cirillo created the Pomodoro Techniqueâ„¢ in 1992. It is now practiced […]