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Many of you will know David Allen’s famous book “Getting Things Done – The Art of Stress-Free Productivity”. It discusses a number of techniques that should help you to stay focused on your work and avoid being sucked into mental clutter and physical chaos.
Many of his tips are plain simple, but you have to adopt them into your daily working habits nonetheless. This is where the trouble begins.
I just ﬁnished a new – the second public – version of the dict.cc german-english translation plug-in for Dictionary.App
Besides a recent snapshot of dict.cc’s database I incorporated a number of smaller and bigger changes. Updating is advised, although the space requirements went up to 300MB.
Go ahead and download the current version.
Check out the list of changes after the break…
I don’t know how many readers have been attracted by my site in total, but I know that the number of visitors has been skyrocket since the publishing of some articles that were well received by other sites.
My MacBook (ﬁrst series) started to suck recently. It’s getting two years old this week. Maybe the internal death-clock has started to tick…
PsyBlog published a nice article about the psychology of money.
Obviously money is a great way to trade stuﬀ and services. Imagine how diﬃcult it’ll get if you’re trying to trade food by oﬀering your experiences as a web designer or politician. But there’s more going on with money than just its practical use and the article lists some interesting psychological eﬀects.
There are some widgets that are plain simple and super-useful. Minutes is one of them.
Minutes is a nifty countdown timer that alerts you at a speciﬁc time (e.g. 18:31) or after some period of time has passed (alert me in 7 minutes).
Manchmal ist es doch so einfach:
Zum Sprit sparen einfach mal ins Ausland fahren…
Vector Wars is a nice little Arcade Shooter. Protect your spaceship that is attacked by zillions of most diverse enemies.
Avoid colliding with them by steering your ship with the cursor keys and blast them out of your way with your mouse-controlled hypergun that permanently increases its ﬁrepower.
Play Vector Wars!