How To Set Up Your Workplace For Maximum Efficiency And Comfort

Want to become more efficient at work? Organising your office and your technology for maximum efficiency makes a big difference. Here are the steps you need to take.


Why We Have To Learn To Live With Uncertainty

Experiments dating back to the 1960s show people have less of a reaction to viewing an unpleasant image or experiencing an electric shock when they know it’s coming than when they’re not expecting it. That’s because uncertainty, a long-known cause of anxiety, makes it difficult to prepare for events or to control them.


Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered Secret Spy Camera

Want to make your own little spy camera that fits on your shirt? Make put together a guide using a Raspberry Pi and a small camera.


Top 10 Ways To Break Bad Habits

We all have a bad habit or two we could stand to lose, but habits are hard to break. Whether your bad habit is procrastinating, overspending, swearing, or any other one you want to change, here are ten tips to break free of negative behaviour patterns.


Windows 8 And 10: Quickly See Which Apps Are Slowing Down Startup

Task Manager can’t replace dedicated tools such as Process Manager, but the application has seen incremental improvements with each major Windows update. In 8 and 10, it even includes a new tab, called “Startup”, that lets you see which applications are slowing down the boot process.


Paperwork Is An Evernote Alternative You Can Host Yourself

If you’re not a big fan of storing your notes on a third-party service such as Google Keep or Evernote, Paperwork is a similar open-source alternative that you can host yourself. You can various notebooks that you can store you notes in, a tagging system, multi-media uploading and WYSIWYG editing.


This Checklist Makes Sure Your Next Meeting Is Productive One

No one likes wasting time in meetings, but it happens. To spend your time more efficiently, it helps to have a plan in place. Use this checklist to make sure your next meeting is more productive.


How To Create Your Own Luck

Being lucky can mean anything from finding a dollar on the ground to getting your dream job. You can’t change the laws of the universe, but people who consider themselves lucky tend to exhibit certain traits. Here’s how to use that to your advantage and create your own “luck”.


The Four Motivation Types And How They Affect Your Habits

To form a new habit, it helps to know what makes you tick — specifically, what drives you to get stuff done. Author Gretchen Rubin says most people fall into one of four motivation types. Knowing yours is key to taking on new habits.


Google Will Use Pointer Events In Chromium

If you’re a Google Chrome user on a Windows tablet, you may have noticed that scrolling can be a little quirky with just touch inputs. Google’s plan to fix this involves borrowing a feature already in Internet Explorer.