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Archive for the ‘Technology’

What’s in my bag?

Everyday Minimalist asked me to share “What’s in my wallet” for a cool series she’s doing each Tuesday on her blog (my article posted last week). While I’ve drastically cut down on what I carry in my pockets, I thought I’d go a step further and share “What’s in my bag.” While it’s true that [...]

Why the new Windows Phone won’t save you

The guys in Redmond, Microsoft, have recently launched their latest entry into the cell phone market. The new Windows Phone OS is being billed as the phone to “Get you in — and out — and back to life.” Sounds promising! They also end their TV spots with the catchphrase, “Be here now.” Even more [...]

The Story of Electronics

More great stuff from Annie Leonard… The Story of Electronics… Find out more at, or get a copy of Anne’s book, The Story of Stuff, from Amazon or your favorite local bookstore.

Single-use or multi-use?

Recently I’ve made the switch recently from a hacked G1 (Google) cellphone to my wife’s old iPhone 3G. And in making the switch to the phone I’ve been comparing the quality of photos and videos that both phones offer. It’s crazy to think that the cameras that come on most cellphones these days have better [...]

How I track my vitals

Like many of you, I often find myself on overload when trying to remember key phone numbers, websites, passwords, birthdays and more. There are tons of productivity software out there meant to help us remember them, but it can be a bit confusing just remembering the ins and outs of all these different sites and [...]

Wounding the ones we love

There’s one sad truth in life I’ve found While journeying east and west – The only folks we really wound Are those we love the best. We flatter those we scarcely know, We please the fleeting guest, And deal full many a thoughtless blow To those who love us best. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox In [...]

Converting your downtime

A post from really hit home this week, especially as I’ve been thinking and writing about Decluttering your schedule. I actually considered adding “use your downtime to catch-up” as an added point in my own writing, but this post convinced me I was right to leave it out. (Also read the previous post about [...]