Monday: Simplicity

Get back in the groove with simple ways to help your tech work for you.

Close programs you aren’t using

Close programs you aren’t using

I’m easily distracted. If my email program is open and I get a new message I stop what I’m doing to check it. If my web browser is open I somehow find myself on facebook. These things make work slower. The solution for me is to close programs I’m… Read more

Traffic Information

Traffic Information

With the weather turning wintry commutes are going to be longer.  Get a little information before you head out by visiting Google Maps. They have traffic data available for most of the major cities in the US. Drive… Read more

What time is it?

What time is it?

I don’t have any clocks that need to be “set”; my computer and phone adjust to daylight savings automatically.  Here at work we have a few Old Timey timepieces that require human intervention though and I want to get the time right. When it’s… Read more

I need a new…

I need a new…

t happens all the time: Someone walks up to my desk and asks me to look something up, type something, email something, when I’m right in the middle of something else. Rather than close what I’m doing I hit Command+n (+n) and get a new browser… Read more