Some GrEaT productivity resources

gmail-blackbeltAre You a Gmail ninja? – An assortment of common and less-common Gmail tips, hacks, labs features, and smart suggestions for managing your Gmail world.  Organized into skill levels from white belt to Gmail master, this is a really dang comprehensive resource for Gmail users and […]

Backing up Gmail…..Just in Case

peace of mindIf you are one of the many who relies on Gmail as your base of operations then you are no doubt enjoying it’s many productivity-enhancing features (labels, filters, priority inbox, i’m talking to you).  But what if the unthinkable should happen? […]

PDX Community Fiber

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Ever the gimmicky city Portland, OR—at the behest of our fearless leader, Mayor Sam Adams—is going to try for the world record for the longest game of telephone in a move that Portlandians […]

Google DNS benchmarked. And it's s l o w .

It’s official, Google has taken over the internet.

If you missed the news, or just don’t care, Google announced the launch of their new DNS service.  In their own words, you could think of DNS as “the switchboard of the Internet”.  The move to offer this new service is a vertically integrated move for Google to […]

The spirit of the times, so says You/Google

Screen shot 2009-12-01 at 12.10.23 PMIt’s December 1st.  Let the year-end retrospectives begin!  For the rest of 2009 we will be hearing all about the top 5, 10, 100 everythings of 2009.  And who better to kick that off than the […]

What I’m Into: lately

It’s not as if you asked, but here are my latest delicious links, from October 16th through November 10th:

MockFlow: Online Wireframe Tool for Software and Websites –

Rapid prototyping, collaborative, website wire-framing.

Yes, websites creating websites is getting pretty "meta". Deal with it!

I Love Local Commercials – Sponsored by MicroBilt Corporation –

Nominate your favorite business to […]

What I’m Into: lately

It’s not as if you asked, but here are my latest delicious links, from September 25th through September 26th:

Indexing Firefox 3.0 Bookmarks with Quicksilver – HackCollege – Student-Powered Lifehacking –

I guess this is what happens when you are utterly addicted to a dead software project. You have to keep hacking to keep using.

If you wonder […]

What I'm Into: lately

It’s not as if you asked, but here are my latest delicious links, from August 31st through September 4th:helvetireader

Helvetireader –

Do you love Helvetica? I mean, how does one love a type-face. Helvetica […]

Google supports Cooperation

From the company that don’t “be evil“, a generous and vocal gesture in support of cooperation:

CDF Gets a $120,000 Google Grant

The Cooperative Development Foundation recently received $120,000 in ad credits from, the non-profit arm of the search-engine giant. The grant helps CDF boost its ranking on the Google search engine, and helps gain greater […]

Gmail Labs: Undo Send! TGFU (thank goodness for undo)

undo send

The people behind Gmail are constantly working to add features to their already kick-ass email client web application.  Google Labs is sort of like a toy chest for Gmail, containing dozens of major and minor plug ins for the Gmail client.  Some of these […]

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