Category: Tips

How To Turn Your IPad Into A Virtual Monitor

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is a quick blog post, but a very nifty trick. At various times, I’ve used multiple monitors at work to increase productivity. I’ve usually done this using my 21″ monitor as the main screen, and my laptop display as the secondary. I’ve also used a handful of virtual desktop applications that let you create…
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Kicking iTunes to the Curb

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’ve had a love/hate relationship with iTunes over the years and I’m happy to say that I’m finally moving on.  The major pain point I’m experiencing right now is with sync times.  I came to the realization that I’ve actually stopped listening to most of my music due to the simple fact that it takes…
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Learning Faster – Automatically Extract Highlighted Text from PDF Documents

Reading Time: 8 minutes Overview I never really considered myself a “highlighter” until a couple years ago.  Back in school I would, on occasion, highlight some interesting passages while doing homework or reading books and jot them down later.  More often then not though many of those highlights would go to waste.  After all, what good are highlighting interesting…
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15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management

Reading Time: 9 minutes I’ve discovered a number of interesting applications that help people efficiently organize information. There certainly is no shortage of solutions for this problem domain. Many tools exist that offer the ability to discover, save, organize, search, and retrieve information.

Subscribe to the Top Personal Development Blogs

Reading Time: 1 minute Thanks to Luciano at Litemind, I recently discovered an excellent resource that lists some of the top personal development blogs out there. PluginID has put together a page that lists the top (currently 65) personal development blogs according by Google PR, Technorati and Alexa ratings. I quickly discovered that while I was aware of most…
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The Mind Mapping Manifesto

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How to Fix a Corrupt IPod/ITunes music database

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Business Rules of Thumb

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The Ultimate Getting Things Done Index

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Being Remarkable

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