Monthly Archives: February 2011

Can we possibly keep up with the Speed of Modern Technology?

Compact Disc player carousel for three CDs.
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What will be the next big thing? The Facebook killer? The iPhone killer? The MySpace killer? Oh, wait MySpace is dead…

I read articles all the time about the death of some site, technology, OS, or gadget. It seems just like yesterday that the iPod came out. Some of the technology that has died I’ve never even heard of!

I went to a concert the other night, and the musician gave me his CD. It was really nice of him. I felt like I was getting a present. But, when I got home, I was like, ‘what am I going to do with it?’. Continue reading

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In the midst of trying my Moleskine GTD experiment, I have been thinking about my use of technology and the services I rely on heavily. Would I get by without them? Probably. But here are 4 online services I’d have a hard time replacing! Continue reading

28/365: A To Do List
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I have a been working on a personal productivity project for a couple of years now. It started slowly, but I wanted to get a system of organization. Something that I could use consistently.It started with me focusing on electronic databases. Then, how to implement a good retrievable electronic document database, along with contacts, email retrieval, and all the while hoping to get at all the paper cluttering my life.

Life threw me a few curve balls though. A divorce, a new relationship, a new baby, a new career. Ouch. Did I ever need to get organized now! Continue reading

Follow me on Twitter! Cool stuff there that doesn’t make it on the blog…

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I use Twitter to find quite a lot of my content for the blog. I also use it to find cool things I enjoy personally. Today I am going to share with you some of the tweets I’ve liked or retweeted recently. Follow me at http://www.twitter.com/larrinski! There you will find stuff that just doesn’t make it to the blog, as well as witty tweets like: Continue reading

Are Satellites Really Better at Predicting the Weather?

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Today was a surprise! Snow came out of nowhere. I checked out my handy, dandy iPhone Weather app and it said my area was going to have a few ‘flurries‘. Being on the west coast, that usually means you see a few flakes, they may stick, but will melt before the end of the day. Yes, I am fortunate to live where I do… Continue reading