TED talks are great to watch when you have time to spare, the problem is finding a good collection of them without having to jump through a bunch of different websites. To combat this, a new channel called the "TED Archive" has begun the long process of cataloguing and uploading talks, making it easier for the rest of us.
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The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are suffering; and your weight continues to fluctuate. If this sounds like you, odds are you’re burned out. Here are 11 online TED talks that can help.
Whether you're after entertainment, education or Mythbusters' Adam Savage, TED rarely fails to deliver. TEDxCanberra is being held today (and today only) at the capital's The Playhouse and you can watch the proceedings via the live stream above.
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You can access your Internet Explorer bookmarks with a quick registry hack and the about: command in the address bar. The gist of the hack shown at the Technoworld weblog is to manually add your bookmarks to the registry so you can quickly navigate to them by putting about:YourBookmark into the address bar. You can access your bookmarks from the dropdown menu, but as you know, mouseless navigation can do wonders for your productivity. Couple this hack with an "about:" entry for Texter, and you can put together a pretty handy ad-hoc mouseless navigation scheme for Internet Explorer. I wouldn't recommend setting up shortcuts for URLs shorter than six characters (the length of "about:") but it would be very handy for complicated URLs that you visit frequently like "about:bank" or "about:gasprices"—you get the picture. It is about as close as you can get to keyword navigating for Internet Explorer.
Trick : Make use of "about" pages for fast navigation and security in IE
Windows only: Move and resize windows to any side or corner of your screen with freeware application WinSplit Revolution. The proliferation of widescreen and dual monitors has made maximising most applications a waste of precious productivity space, especially when you want to keep a dashboard of information available at all times. WinSplit Revolution's simple keyboard shortcuts quickly position the active window anywhere on your monitor (or dual monitors) so you can maximise your screen space. WinSplit Revolution is freeware, Windows only.