All posts tagged "productivity"

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Focus@will - a new music service based on human neuroscience

Should you listen to music while working?

Well, it's an individual preference. While it is scientifically proven that listening to music enhances your ability to focus and concentrate, some individuals work better in complete silence.

Search Engines for Students

Apart from Google alternatives, it’s nice to see search engines designed specially for children and teenagers. Credibility, safety, and an orientation to learning are the common themes of these relatively new sites. Here are some.

10 Firefox “Do more” Add-ons

Online clutter is annoying, but we spend many hours a week surfing anway. Here are some Firefox add-ons to help with getting more done while we browse!


Exercising Choice: Search3

Those of us who have given a serious thought to using some other search engine—other than Google, that is—have usually ended up staying with Google. It's a habit.

Do More With Your Keywords

Search is harder in 2010 than it was in, say, 2006, even though search engines are better. But we can help the search engines help us!

Lifehacker Over The Years

Lifehacker started off as a site that helped non-geeks get along with computers. With the now-famous “geek to live, don’t live to geek” motto, it provided answers, tips, and tutorials for software and online stuff—anything to do with computers.


It’s Official: Content Curation is a Good Idea

We wrote about self-directed learning a couple of months ago. We like the idea, and we also like the buzzword!

7 Essential Learning Tools

Many tools can be called learning tools or productivity tools, almost interchangeably.