SourceTree – graphical git manager

sourcetree-64Git is currently the prominent version control system used for software development. However using the command line git command is tedious, and SourceTree from Atlassian is probably the best graphical git manager available.

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feedly – reading news utility

feedly-icon-100Reading news is generally a time consuming task, and any help, including syndicating feeds, is welcomed.

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TG Pro – temperature monitoring utility

tg-pro-100After the video chip in my laptop died and the entire PCB had to be replaced, I became more sensitive to heating issues.

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Timelime – a nice time tracking utility

timelimeTimelime (with second m, not n), is the easiest and most beautiful way to track and visualise your working hours.

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Book: “Using Wikis for Online Collaboration”, by James West

Using Wikis

The Power of the Read-Write Web

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, the once-static Web has evolved into the read-write Web, offering new opportunities for online interaction, collaboration, and learning (Richardson, 2006). The growth of such next-generation Web tools as blogs, social networks, and wikis is astounding, with new collaborative tools appearing online almost daily.

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Book: “Your Digital Afterlife”, by Evan Carroll and John Romano

When Facebook, Flickr and Twitter Are Your Estate, What’s Your Legacy?

Like it or not, sooner or later there will be no one to check our email accounts. Or to post updates on Facebook. (Unless, of course, high speed access will be available in the heavens too!).

Although it may be seen a bit macabre by some, death is also part of the Wheel of Life, and we should face it at least with acceptance if not with wisdom.

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Adding a big HP ZR24w monitor to my Mac

HP ZR24wI recently decided to expand my PDF books library, so reading PDF books on my Mac became usual. And since most of these books have small fonts, the bigger the monitor the better.

This was the reason to finally upgrade my monitor, (an old Sony 18″, 1280×1024) to a larger and wider one.

After some thoroughly conducted research, I ordered the new HP ZR24w, a nice 24″ 1920×1200, IPS panel monitor.

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