In talking previously about managing your time, I suggested that you make a list first thing in the morning (or the night before) about what your plans are for that day. Say, rather than get carried away trying to manage endless to-do lists all the way into next month and next year. … [continued]
If you ask me, we’re taking our computers way too much for granted. How much of your important life stuff is on a computer?” … [continued]
My desktop is running again, albeit with only one monitor until the other graphics card is installed. … [continued]
It’s time to take computer inventory. There’s nothing like my computer crashing to sober me up.
It reminds me of when the electricity goes out everywhere in town, which happens several times each winter here, and there’s an immediate confrontation with reality. … [continued]
The next thing someone will be making a TV show about it. I don’t, personally, have a problem with digital hoarding, which is to say what anyone else might interpret as ‘hoarding’ has been out of control for so long I’ve ceased to view it as a problem. … [continued]
For those still floundering in genealogy file overload and general disorganization—
The general file challenge breaks down into 3 parts: naming your files, organizing your files and searching your files. And then, if you have any time left over, linking them to your genealogy database. And if you’re really far ahead of the game, doing creative projects with them.
Today, I’ll revisit searching files and see what’s new. … [continued]
The last time I ran TuneUp Utilities it told me I had 179 programs installed on my computer and suggested that I uninstall a few of them because they’re bogging me down.
When I bought this computer three years ago, it was like a Ferrari compared to my laptop. But as the months went on it got slower and slower which I thought was due to my brain going faster and faster through practice. So I’m not sure too many programs are to blame and when I looked down the list there couldn’t have been more than five I thought I could live without. … [continued]