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September 8, 2006

Two Stu.dicio.us Weeks

Filed under: reviews,technology — Tags: , , , , , , , — Alfonso Surroca @ 11:08 am

I have a hard time paying attention. It might just be a geek ailment caused by too much stimulation, or I might have A.D.D. Either way, I’m an awful note-taker, and computers have only made my notes worse. When I heard about stu.dicio.us and saw its minimalist interface, I signed up right away. Now, I’ve been using stu.dico.us for two weeks for all my lecture notes and here’s what I think of it so far.

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July 28, 2006

Minimalism in Windows: The Run Command Redux

Filed under: technology — Tags: , , — Alfonso Surroca @ 6:03 pm

I’m a firm believer that somewhere deep inside the bowels of Windows is a great operating system waiting to be discovered. It just takes a little poking and prodding around to get a pretty rewarding experience out of this aging system, but once you do, you’ll find this old dog was able to do a lot of “new” tricks all along–it just wasn’t in the documentation.

Enter “The Quicker Run Cheat” post from last year at Webby’s World (rediscovered by
Lifehacker
earlier today).

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