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Garden Gadgets

Gadgets for gardeners

I love nice gardens but do not have the patience for gardening. I know lots of people who love the whole cathartic side of gardening, and friends who are professional garden designers, and a sister-in-law who is a certified master gardener. Computer-assisted Gardening For me, I tend to give too much “love” to my garden […]

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Meditation Apps

iPhone apps to help you meditate

I am a relative newcomer to the mindfulness movement having only started on this journey last December. Even so, I absolutely love it and have consumed just about everything I can find about mindfullness, meditation and the narrative mindset this past year. Along the way, I have also discovered a few apps for my iPhone […]

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Quantified meditation

I started meditating at the end of last year. I read a few books that really opened my eyes to power of both mindfulness and meditation and have been meditating daily ever since. Beginner’s mind The problem when you first start to meditate is that it’s hard to gauge the quality of your sessions. I […]

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Mock ups for non-designers

Good, concise and clear communication between designer, systems analyst, software developer and the “customer” is crucial for any system that is being conjured out of thin air.  If asked to imagine what the end product will look like, each stakeholder will have a different vision; and the problems start there and only escalate.  To minimize […]

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How to use OCR in Evernote

I love Evernote – it’s become my second brain over the past couple of years – but I only just discovered its Optical Character Recognition (OCR) facility.  This means that any images or PDFs you store in Evernote will be processed and indexed so that you can find them again based on their contents. This […]

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