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Where are the beginner-level electronic kits to be found?

I need recommendations for beginner-level electronic kits and projects; audio-related kits and projects preferred. [more inside]
posted by lekvar on Oct 29, 2007 - 19 answers

Shredded Threads

Help me make this retro t-shirt. [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Oct 17, 2007 - 18 answers

Need printer selection advice, please

I need advice on an affordable inject printer that can print on paper sizes longer than 11 or 14". [more inside]
posted by mdrk on Oct 9, 2007 - 14 answers

DIY disposable goblet advice.

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]
posted by Squid Voltaire on Oct 2, 2007 - 18 answers

Research topic to impress job interviewer

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]
posted by gttommy on Sep 29, 2007 - 8 answers

36-color permanent marker collection - now what?

What kind of fun can I have with 36 colors of permanent markers? [more inside]
posted by vytae on Sep 24, 2007 - 12 answers

Where can I find a calendar with group user sharing options?

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? [more inside]
posted by leptin on Sep 15, 2007 - 3 answers

Middle School History Project

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?
posted by superduperfly on Sep 10, 2007 - 33 answers

I wanna make something new!

I want to learn to create my own flash video game, where to begin? [more inside]
posted by Jezztek on Sep 10, 2007 - 4 answers

Help me Fat my Strat!

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]
posted by stenseng on Sep 9, 2007 - 4 answers

Local display of webcam video in realtime, low-latency?

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]
posted by Alabaster on Aug 26, 2007 - 4 answers

Help me get my career in order!

I'm 3 years out of college, and unemployed again. I feel like I should go back to school, but what for??! [more inside]
posted by PetiePal on Aug 23, 2007 - 3 answers

How do you maintain your sanity while managing an overwhelming workload with multiple large projects?

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]
posted by anonymous on Aug 18, 2007 - 11 answers

I never finish anyth

How can I better manage my projects? [more inside]
posted by evil holiday magic on Aug 15, 2007 - 14 answers

Beginning electronics project?

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]
posted by hapticactionnetwork on Aug 10, 2007 - 20 answers

What to do with A LOT of computers?

What could one use 40 brand new laptops\desktops, 160 six month to one year old computers, and some older ones for? [more inside]
posted by zephyr_words on Aug 8, 2007 - 16 answers

help me find an old book of science projects

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]
posted by Good Brain on Aug 7, 2007 - 10 answers

Help us regiter thousands of voters!

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]
posted by allthewhile on Aug 6, 2007 - 7 answers

Need an acronym, ASAP!

Name-this-project-filter: My mother needs help coming up with some sort of cutesy acronym/name for a project, using the following words (asterisks are ones that aren't necessary, but would be nice): finance, purchasing, legal, corporate planning, integrated, information portal, empowered*, otsuka*.
posted by sperose on Aug 1, 2007 - 12 answers

What's the best way to create a large, complex, flexible UML diagram?

I need to spec out a huge, complex application in UML. I'm looking for good tools/techniques to do this in a fluid situation, where there are a ton of classes and new ones will be added all the time. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Jul 26, 2007 - 11 answers

What do you do when email becomes too slow and clumsy?

What do you do when email is just too clumsy and slow for communicating to colleagues, is there a better way? [more inside]
posted by jacobean on Jul 24, 2007 - 12 answers

Hand-typed translation on the cheap, preferably free?

I need a free or absurdly inexpensive English translation of a Japanese message board post page. It's a skosh long, but might make for a good exercise? All of the automatic web translators turn it into a grammar trainwreck. [more inside]
posted by vanoakenfold on Jul 19, 2007 - 7 answers

Help me find simple project scheduling software that does automatic resource allocation and can shorten timelines based on resource availability

Help me find simple project scheduling software that does automatic resource allocation and can shorten timelines based on resource availability [more inside]
posted by farmersckn on Jul 12, 2007 - 4 answers

Face off!

What interesting things can I do with a 3rd gen iPod faceplate? [more inside]
posted by 1f2frfbf on Jul 9, 2007 - 4 answers

Help us organize all this info

How do we organize status reports from our sales reps? I'd like to find a happy compromise between not making it too onerous to the reporter and not making it too onerous for the people reading the reports. More inside... [more inside]
posted by edjusted on Jul 6, 2007 - 7 answers

6GB...100mb at a time.

What can I do with all these old ZIP disks? [more inside]
posted by bartleby on Jul 5, 2007 - 18 answers

Documentation!

What are the essential documents that all (software dev) projects should include? [more inside]
posted by Null Pointer and the Exceptions on Jun 28, 2007 - 6 answers

What should I do with my Dremel tool?

What should I do with my new Dremel tool? [more inside]
posted by L. Fitzgerald Sjoberg on Jun 27, 2007 - 20 answers

Help me inherit code, not objects

I'm about to receive a large chunk of code for a nearly code complete web app from several consultants and have been tasked with assuming the knowledge transfer. What questions do I ask? [more inside]
posted by furtive on Jun 27, 2007 - 4 answers

Did you get that memo? Yeah.

Calling all IT professionals! Teflon recruiters! Scrum masters! Project overlords! I'm curious about the current state of certifications. PMP, CAPM, Six Sigma BB, CSP, that kind of thing. [more inside]
posted by cavalier on Jun 27, 2007 - 6 answers

Methods of semi-precise breaking of a cinder block in half lengthwise?

I want to use cinderblock halves for the border of an outdoor project, but my question -- how to break them along intended lines without cracking/fracturing the rest of it? [more inside]
posted by vanoakenfold on Jun 19, 2007 - 16 answers

Really large chess piece ideas? For large backyard chessboard.

I am constructing a large backyard chessboard, but can't decide from what to create the pieces. Ideas? [more inside]
posted by Quarter Pincher on May 23, 2007 - 27 answers

What's better than blogging around the world?

The GF and I are traveling around in Europe, Kenya and Latin America starting late June and ending up living somewhere in Latin America in 2008. What kind of project can we do that will capture, encompass and enhance our trip? [more inside]
posted by HE Amb. T. S. L. DuVal on May 18, 2007 - 8 answers

Help me think of potential ally organizations for my project.

Help me think of organizations that might be interested in giving me feedback about (or helping publicize/recruit volunteers for) a project I'm trying to base in Wikimedia Commons (for the free use/free re-use licensing that's inherent). [more inside]
posted by kalessin on Mar 27, 2007 - 2 answers

Keep an ice cube from melting

SchoolProjectFilter: Help my son keep an ice cube from melting! [more inside]
posted by I_Love_Bananas on Mar 17, 2007 - 13 answers

Job Interview - Salary & Benefits Discussion

Finding Salary Information for Internet Project Management work. [more inside]
posted by gov_moonbeam on Feb 24, 2007 - 5 answers

Recommend books on Project Management that are NOT related to IT

Please recommend the best books on Project Management that are NOT related to IT [more inside]
posted by I_Love_Bananas on Jan 23, 2007 - 4 answers

How can I turn notes into something useful?

I've been noting down ideas for a potential novel for over a year. Problem is, I now have so many that it's tough to keep track of it all. How can I organise and consolidate them into something workable? [more inside]
posted by Acey on Dec 30, 2006 - 27 answers

Can you identify this Peter Drucker quote:

Can you identify this Peter Drucker quote: "The future can not be planned..." [more inside]
posted by pantufla on Dec 18, 2006 - 3 answers

CMS / Project Management solution for a small web company

CMS / Project Management solution for a small web company with specific requirements. [more inside]
posted by toocan on Dec 7, 2006 - 3 answers

I think I need to switch my Master's project, but am not sure how to start.

[Gradschooletiquettefilter] I'm currently working on an MS in geology. I'm just into my second year. For a number of reasons, I'm pretty unhappy with my current project, and am considering switching, and would like some advice on how to do so respectfully. There is, of course... [more inside]
posted by HighTechUnderpants on Nov 21, 2006 - 6 answers

Please help me find a new direction

Career direction help? Can the mefites help me discover a new path for my professional life? [more inside]
posted by BrodieShadeTree on Nov 16, 2006 - 1 answer

How do contractors blow budgets and still get paid?

Large projects that run over budget and the contractors get paid instead of eating the extra costs. Why? [more inside]
posted by kamelhoecker on Oct 29, 2006 - 20 answers

Help me be more Edumacated.

How do I get more technical knowledge at my job? [more inside]
posted by sweetkid on Oct 26, 2006 - 6 answers

Finding help when you cannot offer payment?

I have an graphic novel that I would like to publish online, however I've found it a little difficult looking for people who want or can help me with the project. Perhaps you might have some advice? [more inside]
posted by Sevenupcan on Sep 18, 2006 - 8 answers

Software for audio collaboration?

I'm collaborating with someone on multiple large music projects (200-500 megs each). I'm looking for a way to have the projects in a central repository and allow us to upload and download only our changes to and from the repository. [more inside]
posted by frenetic on Sep 6, 2006 - 5 answers

In search of MS Project Guru

Can MS Project automatically calculate (in days, weeks, etc.) the amount of time a task is past its deadline? (I know...probably a really easy question. But, I can't for the life of me find the answer). [more inside]
posted by zharptitsa on Aug 28, 2006 - 1 answer

Looking For Feedback, For Sites that give Feedback.

Do you know of a place, beside Metafilter, to post web projects and get feedback? [more inside]
posted by bleucube on Aug 25, 2006 - 4 answers

no-cost software for making timelines?

Open source project tracking or other timeline software? Smilar to microsoft project? [more inside]
posted by Paris Hilton on Jun 7, 2006 - 6 answers

Is there softare to project a screen to other PCs?

Is there software that will let a user (say, a teacher) broadcast the contents of his computer screen to a number of other users (say, students), so that all the screens are showing what the server's screen is showing?
posted by Jairus on May 29, 2006 - 14 answers

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