I want a small, lightweight, Windows-based computer that's cheap, durable, and a pleasure to use. I need it for basic productivity, in-class note-taking, and web browsing. Am I looking a Thinkpad x120e, or am I missing something crucial? [more inside]
My son is 5 years old, in kindergarten, can read. I'd like to start leaving notes in his lunchbox for him to discover - I'm after ideas. I did some googling and found an industry of pre-printed lunchbox notes, but I want something more personal. After ideas for now, and for when he gets bigger as well. I was thinking: Pictures of monsters/trucks/stuff, silly sentences, jokes, Codes/Ciphers. What else? Any good resources on drawing simple monsters?
Help me learn to love (or at least tolerate) Lotus Notes. Are there any features as a user or administrator you like? [more inside]
How do you read? [more inside]
Let's say the Congress and the President are unable to reach a deal on raising the debt limit by August 4th. And let's just say, among the things that happen is that buyers of U.S. Treasury notes, bonds, Tbills, etc. on the August 15th Treasury sale demand a much higher interest rate to compensate for the fact that the "full faith and credit of the U.S." has been tarnished. [more inside]
Where can I read some of Foxconn employees' full suicide notes? [more inside]
What are my rights concerning notes taken at an interview for a potential job? [more inside]
Looking for a secure way to sync Evernote (or other not-taking service) among multiple devices including at last a droid, iPad, and laptop [more inside]
How do I use a highlighter? [more inside]
Help me find the ultimate electronic notetaking device? [more inside]
I'm looking for a snippet tracking system (for notes). Any recommendations? [more inside]
I'm looking for a specific type of program. Brainstorming/note taking/tag cloud-esque Windows software, preferably allowing the user to enter short pieces of text then drag them around and link or group phrases or words together. A replacement for a physical whiteboard where short ideas would be jotted, reworked, and linked together haphazardly, where short phrases and words can be stored and inspiration gained from their juxtaposition. [more inside]
When I try to tune a stringed instrument (guitar, uke, autoharp), the B string always sounds off to me, no matter what I do. Why? [more inside]
Where did the terms "note" and "notes," meaning "critique" come from? When did this usage become widespread? [more inside]
Two people. An iPod Touch and an iPhone. One Macbook Pro. How can I sync the Notes (as in...notes written in the Notes application) from the Touch to the Macbook Pro without confusing iTunes into syncing everything else to the wrong device? [more inside]
I often jot down bits, lines, concepts and even entire poems on my iPhone in the notes section, as I have found that my atrocious handwriting proves illegible if I try to transfer my fleeting, rare moments of inspiration with a old-fashion pen and paper. But recently, an entire section of one of the notes disappeared... [more inside]
I need something like MyStickies (http://www.mystickies.com/) that works for sites behind logins. If it ran locally on my machine, that would be fine, but isn't a requirement. [more inside]
How do you digitize your research notebook? I've got a small notebook that I carry around with me with about 2 years' worth of notes, ideas, references for papers or books, and scribbles from various meetings, conversations, etc. I had a heart attack moment today when I thought I'd lost it. What's the best way to organize all this stuff digitally? I'm on a Mac, if it makes a difference, but general advice is appreciated. [more inside]
Could a tablet PC or a device like an iPad feasibly be used instead of paper notes in public speaking? [more inside]
Do I have perfect pitch? [more inside]
Is there any way to sync my voice notes with my iphone that doesn't involve them ending up in my music section? [more inside]
HigherMathNotesFilter: Where to find one- to three-page review/note sheets for math topics (vector calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, number theory...)? [more inside]
I'm looking for general, "easy to use" note integration and relational database software like Tinderbox, but for Windows. [more inside]
I have a bunch of notes in digital audio format. Is there any mobile device that would allow me to mark certain spots in the audio so I could quickly review those passages later? I'm also open to suggestions on ways to structure annotated project notes.
How can I make periodic, spaced reminders of items from an rss feed (or even straight from evernote) so that I know I will not forget them? [more inside]
What is the best hardware/software system for keeping track of a) hundreds of academic papers in PDF form and b) my handwritten notes on these hundreds of papers? Bonus if the answer integrates with some sort of citation management software. [more inside]
iPhone not syncing calendars, photos, and triplicated my notes. Help? [more inside]
TypeMyNotesPleaseFilter: I periodically find myself in need of this service, which obviously must exist, yet I cannot find. I have a bunch of handwritten notes, not written with any kind of fancy smartpen, but rather, just pencil on paper. I would like to be able to scan said notes myself and send them to some kind of service wherein I can pay someone to type them up and send me back a decently formatted copy with a turnaround time of 12-24 hours. Who do I ask to do this? [more inside]
I use Outlook 2003 in the office. If I receive an email from someone outside the company that uses Lotus Notes and I try to forward that email, the body of the email is stripped automatically when it is forwarded. Has anybody ever heard of this?
Journalists' notes: how do they take them, store them and reference them later? [more inside]
Zotero, Scrapbook, Papers, Evernote, etc. What should I be using to best organize materials for a research paper? [more inside]
I am thinking about setting up a personal knowledge-base of items at work (Help Desk). Looking for a freeware app with a very simple notepad style interface, that will store mostly text based notes. A few preferences inside... [more inside]
Where can I find clear, accurate, small sound files of different musical notes. I don't mind if they're on a piano or a guitar or anything else. But I need a separate recording of each note through one octave, around about middle-C would be ideal but not necessary. (i.e. 12 files, each with a different note on them: A natural, A sharp, B natural etc.) [more inside]
A friend of mine is starting college next month, and she has been diagnosed with dysgraphia (from what I understand, it hinders her ability to write and organize ideas quickly). [more inside]
Is there a web app where I can hum or whistle a tone into my PC's microphone and get back what note it is?
Any suggestions on a secure alternative to Evernote? [more inside]
Are there any viable alternatives to the Lotus Notes client for Windows XP? It's the work-provided client for email, calendars and schedules, and whatever else it does. Version 8 is crawling, where the previous version (6?) was at least responsive. More details inside. [more inside]
Help me find printable informational note cards [more inside]
One thing: Why is it I come up with all these ideas in the shower. What about the shower make it easier to focus? How can I replicate the shower without having to take a shower? If I can't replicate the shower: Is there a good (water proof?) erasable marker for making notes on the shower wall? Or is that all just crazy?
Is the Zimbabwe govornment still printing 100 Trillion Dollar notes? I looked in Google for a while and cant seem to find a definitive answer. thanks everyone.
Why are strangers (especially Italians??) reading my facebook notes? [more inside]
Interview and note organization tips for journalists and non-fiction writers? [more inside]
Is there an easier and less manual way to export your calendar, contacts, tasks and notes in Outlook? [more inside]
UbuntuFilter: Help me find a well-organized note-taking or notebook program. [more inside]
I want to propose to my manager a system/software/configuration to dynamically graph data but I don't know what the technical terms are or what software can do this kind of thing. I need your advice. [more inside]
Etiquette-filter: sending thank-you notes late (like, ridiculously, months-to-years late)? Specific questions within. [more inside]
What are some good Linux programs for keeping an electronic research journal? [more inside]
How are people organizing their information (professional and personal) in this day and age? What kind of system is flexible enough to cope with multiple data types (PDFs, DOCs, short text notes, hyperlinks, ...), efficient during collection (when browsing the Web, when reading documents, ...) and won't get in my way when I try to use it? [more inside]
My approach to academic papers is to read through once, then go back and type up notes on it. The problem is that my notes serve two functions: summary and commentary. What's the best software for making synopses of academic papers with personal annotated notes? [more inside]