Any advice concerning email communication with professors who I'll be contacting at the various schools that I will be applying to for PhD programs in Political Science? [more inside]
Syncing between laptops: How can I easily and automatically sync files and documents between two laptops using Bluetooth? Ideally I want to load up one machine in the vicinity of the other and have all my recent data (documents/data/RSS feeds etc.) syncronised with NO hassle. Any good apps out there? [more inside]
Help me realistically assess/improve my (Canadian) law school prospects. [more inside]
Is there a good program to monitor progress in various TV shows? I.e. what episode I'm on in shows if watching multiple shows in different seasons irregularly. [more inside]
I want to monitor a running program on an XP box to make sure it stays running. If the program should quit for whatever reason, I'd like a way to attempt to restart the program after xx - minutes/seconds, for xx - attempts. [more inside]
How do I create a virtual "camp jobs wheel"? [more inside]
[Facebook-filter] Are there any Facebook applications that allow me to display an XML file on my Facebook Page? [more inside]
New Macintosh user needs help getting his Pro set up for academic research. [more inside]
Second-Day-on-the-Job Panic: How can I get my mostly-self-taught, LAMP-loving self to be more confident and capable with developing corporate/enterprise applications? [more inside]
How can I best petition for the reconsideration of a grad school application? Or should I even try? [more inside]
I'm filling out an application for a teaching program and they'd like to know some personal information... how do I respond honestly without going into detail? [more inside]
Who owns facebook applications & why do they need to access my private data? [more inside]
Any Scrabble apps for Intel Macs with networked play? Not sure why this is so hard to find (unless there are none)!
If I've been out of college for twelve years, from whom do I get recommendations for graduate school? [more inside]
GTDfilter: Help me find the best GTD application to run on my own website. [more inside]
For reasons of folly I thought I'd give Windows Vista a go. As a long-time mac user I'm used to relying on the apple community for useful software suggestions and ideas. With windows, I'm not entirely sure where to start so was hoping for suggestions of equivalent software to the following: Unison, Toast, Adium, Transmit, iPhoto, and Stuffit/Other compression utility Low cost is good, but i'll take positive feedback over price tags any day.
Do you have feelings about the Zoho suite of web apps? [more inside]
How might I go about com[posing a polite "reminder" email for a... forgetful recommendation-letter writer? [more inside]
I want a windows application that can give me international times - I contact people in Europe on occasion - and I don't remember what time it is in Dublin or London. Is there a small app that can do this for me? [more inside]
GradSchoolAnxietyFilter: I have no research experience. How do I describe my research plan? [more inside]
I want to learn to create simple Windows desktop applications for my own personal use. What programming language should I start learning? [more inside]
Is there any advantage to running portable applications rather than their normal equivalents from your hard drive?
Is there any advantage to running portable applications rather than their normal equivalents from your hard drive? [more inside]
What is a typical excellent grad student like as a person? I'm not interested in grades/GRE scores. My concern is with character, personality, work ethic. [more inside]
is there any way to complete my application to drexel without sending them my AP us history score from 1998? of course there's [more inside]
"Managing" the development of an application: I'm the lead developer on a project that has swelled to 6 people. How do I smartly break tasks up into discrete chunks, assign them to people, get accurate estimates of how long it takes someone else to do something and track their progress? [more inside]
I never restart the computer when I install things on Windows XP. I go weeks without rebooting, installing multiple programs. I've never had a problem. Two questions: 1) Why do so many programs require this? and 2) What's the potential for harm from ignoring their suggestion?
CocaliciousFilter: it won't stop crashing, and I haven't even used it yet! [more inside]
Linux for a web designer! Need advice of what versions to use. [more inside]
I'm looking for web-based application that I can use to organize my todo lists. I need for it to be webbased and it also must have an RSS feed. Does anybody have any suggestions? [more inside]
What apps are available for the Mac that can be run from a USB memory stick (aka portable applications)? [more inside]
I keep losing my application icons in OS X. [more inside]
Palm Tungsten E question: I just got one (I know it's lame), and I'm at a loss as to what to do with it. Can anybody help me with essential apps, and how to go about actually using the thing? [more inside]
Help me apply to grad school! I'm making initial contacts with faculty at various universities, in hopes of getting a foot in the door while doing applications. I'm not entirely sure what to write in my e-mails of introduction, though. [more inside]
how can I convert an .OMG file to .MPG in Windows XP for free? with as few steps as possible..... [more inside]
Looking for software to run a small design firm...any suggestions? [more inside]
Anyone have any good (== interesting|useful) examples of uses of the Amazon Web Services? [more inside]
I need some recommendations on useful Windows Mobile applications for a professional software developer... [more inside]
I have a question regarding attending a university but not including it in my law school application. [more inside]
I am about to embark on grad school applications, but I'm not sure on how to go about asking for a letter of recommendation from a particular professor. [more inside]
For a new site, would you go with a CMS that does everything, but only marginally well, or multiple applications?
PortalFilter: For a new website, would you go with a CMS that does everything, but only marginally well, or multiple applications (requiring multiple upgrades and patches)? [MI] [more inside]
Using Firefox with Linux. When I click a "mailto:" link, it automatically opens Evolution. How do I tell it to use Thunderbird instead? I didn't find any obvious settings in either the preferences or about:config.
I've always had teeny microphones kicking around, but never used them with my PC. Now that I've got my hands on a USB mic, though, I feel a burning need to justify keeping it on my cramped desk. In your experience, what're the most useful/productive/amusing/geeky voice-activated apps?
Must-have PDA applications?
Step by step instructions for an absolute newbie (who knows nothing about OS X Utilities) on getting all the like files (mp3s, jpgs, etc.) from a url...? [more inside]
Once a message comes through a cable and into the back of a computer, what path does it follow to get to the application (i.e. browser, e-mail client, etc.)?
Icons: What are the most intuitive indicator icons for a web application to mean "not yet started," "in progress," and "completed"?
Red means stop....or does it? I'm developing an icon set for a web application, and I'm looking for indicators to mean "not yet started," "in progress," and "completed." My inclination is to go with red, yellow, green, but my experience with traffic lights seems to indicate that green (you haven't started, so go), yellow, and red (you're done, so stop) might be more logical. Anyone have any suggestions on which would be more intuitive?
Can anyone recommend a cheap (or Freeware) application for recording to mp3 (or something I can convert) from a line in that runs under WinXP? [more inside]