Get Organized: Folder Naming Tip

I’m a neat-aholic. When I enter a kid’s messy room, my mind overloads and my body stiffens. Though I’ve trained myself to accept a little messiness in my home, the exception to the rule is my office space. My youngest occasionally came into my office to color, play with toys or do projects. That was … Read more Get Organized: Folder Naming Tip

Personality and Style

I took child psychology in my sophomore year of college. The one thing I’ll never forget about that class is taking Myers-Briggs Type Indicator for the first time along with other personality and learning style tests. The result? ISTJ (Introversion, Sensing, Thinking, Judging). And I’ve tested ISTJ every time since then. Even my daughter is … Read more Personality and Style

How Lenovo Outdoes Apple with an Ad

I rarely check out videos because chances are high that it won’t have captions or subtitles. But I bit on this Lenovo-produced video comparing its ThinkPad X300 to the MacBook Air [link: Dave Winer]. It presents a powerful visual message without using words. But not one to let commercials sway me without research, I wondered … Read more How Lenovo Outdoes Apple with an Ad

Lock a Workstation in One-click

Here’s a faster way to lock a workstation without going through the CTRL+ALT+DEL route. On the desktop (Window+M), right-click an empty area and select New > Shortcut. Copy and paste the following into the location box: rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation Name the shortcut “Lock workstation” or whatever you prefer and click Finish. Click on it and the … Read more Lock a Workstation in One-click