Getting GTD done - Thoughts and Tools
2013-08-19 Personal Management Tips & Tricks Thoughts
We all have a lot to do. Effective time/task management is essential. I’ve been using GTD (Getting Things Done) for a while now (a long while :)) and ... Read More
AquaEmacs and JDEE and Method Completion - Cannot find JDK's tools jar file (or equivalent)
2010-11-24 Software-Engineering Nerdy Tips & Tricks
Hhhmmm ... nerd alert: If you do not like AquaEmacs, JDEE and Method Completion ... don't read this :). Otherwise ... good news: Not sure, if you have ... Read More
Social Networking - Updating your status: all or nothing?
2009-09-17 Personal Culture Tips & Tricks
Yesterday I was stumbling over a Facebook status update from Oisin Hurley ... Oisin Hurley is starting to get a bit irritated with people that ... Read More
Effective Mac - Using TimeMachine Part II or Why Restore was greyed out?
2009-09-12 Personal Mac Tips & Tricks
It happened again!!! Another HD crash. A year ago I lost my original 160GB drive and replaced it with a 250GB drive. Now this one failed only 12 month ... Read More
Effective Mac - Make the Mac listen ...
2009-05-18 Personal Mac Tips & Tricks
This morning I was using my new JawBone Bluetooth headset to make a Skype call. The quality was bad and therefore I decided to switch to my headset. ... Read More
Need a new phone - iPhone vs. Blackberry vs. Android
2009-05-18 Personal Mobile Tips & Tricks
Last year I went hill-walking with Andrew and Adrian in Kerry. By now everybody knows the story: I drowned my iPhone in Adrian's backpack. The ... Read More
Effective Mac - Sleeping on the plane
2009-01-10 Software-Engineering Mac Tips & Tricks
About a year ago, I "borrowed" the battery from Christina's MacBook to extend my "life", while I am on the plane. The Mac (being the Mac) has a nice ... Read More
Effective Mac - Using OpenOffice, NeoOffice and/or iWorks08
2009-01-04 Personal Mac Tips & Tricks
Finally! OpenOffice is now available for the Mac. In the last two month I used OpenOffice 3.0, NeoOffice 2.2.5 and iWorks08 in parallel (with a ... Read More
Social Networking - Del.icio.us rediscovered! or Do we need the Open Social API?
2008-10-28 Personal Tips & Tricks
(Blogging from a plane en-route from DUB to BOS using the email interface of blogger.com :))The other day I updated my website with the details of my ... Read More
Effective Mac - Using Time Maschine
2008-09-30 Personal Mac Tips & Tricks
On Saturday at 08:00am it happend to me. I move/dragged an email into a folder on my Mac and the machine froze. Diagnosis: Catastrophic harddisk ... Read More