1. I'd like to take on a portable-electronics-building project. 2. I have none of the required knowledge. 3. ...? [more inside]
Does there exist a web-based tool that tracks open source projects and informs subscribers (by email, RSS etc.) about major developments, e.g. when they release version 1.0? [more inside]
help me find a summer project... [more inside]
I need a craft that has tangible results! [more inside]
IntellectualPropertyFilter: Who owns the IP on the commercial aspect of my PhD? [more inside]
Are there any good books on MS Project 2007 out there? My brother-in-law, an experienced project manager, has been using MS Project 2003 for a while and is pretty confident with the basics, but he wants to learn more, especially as he's considering upgrading to Project 2007. I'm pointing him to some local trainers, but I'd also like to find some decent books so he has the alternative of teaching himself as much as possible.
Help me do something cool with a borrowed pro HD video camera. Many constraints, detailed inside. [more inside]
How can I "uncurl" photos that are no longer flat, but have somehow become warped? [more inside]
I'm about to not get acknowledged for my work on a project I put my heart and soul into for several months (at a junior level). Others working on different aspects of the project at similar levels are thanked. There's still time to change the course of events. Should I approach my boss and bring this to his attention? If so, what's the best way to do this professionally? Suggestions on what to say? [more inside]
Suggestions on task-tracking/project management software for small teams with multiple projects? The primary requirement is that a superuser can assign tasks and receive status and percent-completed updates.
Linux + EEE + Chaotic Projects = ????? Project Manager.
What should I try? [more inside]
I need some project ideas for me to work on with a nine year old Spanish boy. [more inside]
What should I take into consideration when spearheading an anthology project? What resources are out there for us? [more inside]
Is there software or a website that supports working with nice-looking, chunky, color-coded blocks to build a plan? Kind of like Microsoft Project for aesthetically attuned kindergarteners?
Chasing funding and attracting sponsors / donors for an NGO: European Union / Bulgarian / educational context. Please, teach me? [more inside]
I need a new hobby programming project (preferably something web based but not necessarily). I want it to be useful to someone (well preferably more than one person) but non-commercial in nature. Can you suggest one? [more inside]
Scheduling and work-request software for an IT team. [more inside]
I'm a university student in search of a grand project to occupy my next year and a bit. Any suggestions? [more inside]
Looking for questions to ask my son 'through the years' (more inside). [more inside]
I have a WRAP
. Suggest some creative mini-projects for this out-of-production little beast... [more inside]
Graphic design department question: How do they manage a lot of little projects where you work?
I'm finishing my MBA next month and am moving from my Product Management role into a newly created Program Manager position for our business unit. [more inside]
Robotics question: simple and high-payoff project, don't have the time/leet skillz/rationale to jump in the deep end of the pool (i.e. academic smartypantses building attack vehicles), don't want to spend the money on/deal with the physical bulk of the shallow end (Mindstorms et al). What is in the middle? [more inside]
Help me manage other peoples projects.... [more inside]
MeFites, please recommend a specific brand (a product or service, not a company) with easy access to key market information such as market size, market share and competitive scope. [more inside]
Also following up on this old question
of mine, this time regarding how to make something look like a magazine in Adobe Photoshop. [more inside]
I have a Microsoft Project (.mpp) file, need to view/print it, don't have MS Project installed. Is there a freeware viewer (for Windows) / other alternative I can use to get a look at the file? [more inside]
Project ManagementFilter: It's me against the alpha males! Help me bring them into the 21st century. [more inside]
Dear MeFi softwareheads of all stripes: What are your favorite online resources on project management software? I'm talking articles, essays, tips, ad infinitum. [more inside]
What can I do with a "ruined" autofocus SLR zoom lens? Anything cool/neat I can turn it into? Any fun optics demonstrations I can do with the lenses inside? [more inside]
The hourly demands of an IT Project Management job? Help me with my career planning! [more inside]
What should I do for my technology-related Master's final project?
-How can I better brainstorm my own ideas?
-Do you have a dream app you want me to implement?
-Are there areas or problems that you feel are underserved by technology?
I have a few ideas that I'm kinda excited about, but none that's pure gold. My program
is pretty technical, but has close ties with econ, sociology, law, et others. Pretty loose requirements
. Hive minds are of interest to me, so I thought this would be a cool place to hear people's suggestions. [more inside]
I need recommendations for beginner-level electronic kits and projects; audio-related kits and projects preferred. [more inside]
Help me make this retro t-shirt. [more inside]
I need advice on an affordable inject printer that can print on paper sizes longer than 11 or 14".
Looking for ideas about how to make a sanitary, waterproof goblet for around ten bucks and an hour or so worth of labor. [more inside]
What research topic should I do if I want to impress a future job interviewer to get into technical/business consulting or even project management sometime down the track? [more inside]
What kind of fun can I have with 36 colors of permanent markers? [more inside]
Where can I find a web-based/cross-platform calendar that would allow a group of people to add events, but not modify other people's?
My 13 year old daughter asked for help in coming up with ideas for a paper she needs to write for her history class. She needs to write about any historical event or figure that can be used to illustrate both conflict and compromise. I am trying to come up with a topic that would be fun for her to research but not so common that 1/2 the class will be writing about the same thing. Any ideas?
I want to learn to create my own flash video game, where to begin? [more inside]
Mefi guitar tech-heads: Help me figure out how to wire this humbucker into the bridge position of my strat. Humbucker, two wires, Strat single coil, three wires. Buh? [more inside]
Looking for software to project realtime video from a webcam with as little latency (delay) as possible. No web streaming, just projecting closeup video of a guitar fretboard to a lecture hall filled with students. [more inside]
I'm 3 years out of college, and unemployed again. I feel like I should go back to school, but what for??! [more inside]
Tips on preventing work burnout and handling job stress. How do you handle an overwhelming workload with grace and sanity? How can I quickly become a good project manager? What should I do until I have the project management skills to actually handle the workload I've been assigned? (I'm kind of freaking out here.) [more inside]
How can I better manage my projects? [more inside]
I'm totally inexperienced when it comes to electronics, but I want to start building things that make noise. Is this
(the link goes to a page with schematics and information) a terrible first project? [more inside]
What could one use 40 brand new laptops\desktops, 160 six month to one year old computers, and some older ones for? [more inside]
Can you help me find an awesome old book of science projects. I remember many relevant details, but nothing handy like the author or title. [more inside]
I would like to do a major service project with my Chicago middle school students where we register voters in their (and our school) neighborhood. What ideas might you genius mefites have for us? What organizations should we work with? How can we maximize our efforts through creative events/ideas? Any ideas? Any? [more inside]