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]
How to I get my Outlook contacts under control? [more inside]
Where to get bread making tools and ingredients in Vancouver, BC (or Canada in general)? [more inside]
What techniques, tools or resources do you use for modifying enclosures in electronic projects? [more inside]
In what order should one measure and record a three dimensional object? L x W x H? W x H x D? Is there a standard? [more inside]
I have a bunch of dull knives, chisels, etc. I think I'm looking for a bench grinder. Used? New? How do I use it when I've got it? [more inside]
Help make my new cordless Dremel my new career! Can you think of any ways to use a Dremel tool to provide paid services to people? (I promise I don't work for Dremel or whatever company makes the thing) [more inside]
I'm a not-too-handy college student who needs a final project for a required woodshop course. Suggestions? [more inside]
When migrating to Windows Vista using a wireless network methodology via "Easy Transfer", does the tool COPY the information when migrating or does is DELETE the information from the old XP based server?
Visual Studio for the confused: I've inherited a C#/ASPX Net 1.1 application from what appears to have been some fairly low-skill software developers. The language, systems environment, and cleaning up the software itself aren't problems, but what the hell am I supposed to do with all this IDE stuff? I need learning resources. [more inside]
collaborative tools, "web 2.0", community - evidence that the tech is really worth the price? [more inside]
Can you suggest an online weight tracker that meets my requirements? [more inside]
Tricking out a 4' x 8' cork board in my office [more inside]
Are there any tools for posting to multiple WordPress blogs without having to go to each site's control panel? [more inside]
What tools for social and political change, beyond litigation, protest, and legislation exist? [more inside]
Can I replace a power supply on a cordless drill battery charger with a different voltage power supply? [more inside]
Can any of you recommend a Wordpress plugin that will enable me to turn comments on/off for particular blog posts? [more inside]
Where can I find car dash prying tools in Toronto? [more inside]
Will a universal Craftsman charger work with my 15.6V drill? [more inside]
I'm looking for an application that will scan a website (or subsection) and pull out page titles and the URLs into an HTML site map. [more inside]
Tools for Life: The last [blank] you'll ever need to buy. [more inside]
If I buy an oversized item at Target (i.e. a box of Milkbones or a pack of toilet paper), the cashier will slap on a very strong, heavy-duty strap with the red Target logo on it. It's almost like duct tape, except stronger and the sticky portion is only on each opposite end. What is this stuff called, and where can I buy a generic equivalent?
As part of a demo my professor brought out some wire cutters and said as an aside "we won't use the other name for them, because that's not a nice thing to be saying". What's this other name?
Where can I purchase quality handtools within 50 miles of Portsmouth, New Hampshire? [more inside]
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]
What piece of music equipment should I get for my brother's birthday? Are there really only certain types of interfaces compatible with Pro Tools? [more inside]
What applications (freeware preferred) to people usually load up on their Windows Mobile (5.0) devices? After many years getting by with a regular cell phone, my company recently switched me to an iPaq (6955). While I dislike the form factor a bit, I like the option of extending functionality with new programs. I just added Google Maps for Mobile, One Note mobile and will soon add MyLifeOrganized mobile (the non-freeware task mgmt tool I use). Any other recommendations?
Is there a cable tv listing site that suggest shows based on interests (tagging perhaps?) [more inside]
My hard drive asplode! Anyone know of any free utlities I can use to repair damaged directory structures?
Recently, one of my hard drives failed, with bad sectors all over the place. I've gotten the partition repaired, but some of the directories are damaged. What free tools can I use to reconstruct them? [more inside]
Help me find the perfect gift for a zombie enthusiast. [more inside]
Nine drawers, two compartments in each drawer, and over a hundred miscellaneous tools. Help me organize my tool chest. [more inside]
Help me find functional jewelry, in particular rings. [more inside]
Trying to find a company that makes a machine that can make food moulds in the shape of an animal. Anyone? [more inside]
DIY blogs that don't require you to be a goddamn logic board-soldering wizard? [more inside]
Anyone know of a DIY workshop/machine shop in NYC? (Ideally something like a Techshop). [more inside]
Open Source Product or PHP Class to handle registration forms? [more inside]
What is the use of an eyebolt welded to the knurled adjustment knob of a pair of vice-grip pliers, like this? [more inside]
What do you usually use a food processor for? I've got one now, but I don't think to use it. [more inside]
Automotivetoolfilter...So, my son is about to graduate auto tech school and enter the working world. Now comes the question about getting him properly equipped... [more inside]
How do hand powered mitre saws and powered mitre saws compare? [more inside]
How do I go about drilling holes (for hanging things) in my flat without ruining my walls? [more inside]
Where can I get replacement parts for an old Craftsman radial arm saw? [more inside]
We are migrating from NetWare to Microsoft for our Network Operating System. We currently use ZenWorks for Desktop and Servers. We use the full set of tools for application deployment, remote control, imagining, server management, policy automation...basically the whole gambit. What do you recommend for replacement? [more inside]
ToolFilter: I'm outfitting a new tool chest and looking to upgrade my sorry, incomplete tool sets. Any particular recommendations (e.g., brands) out there for the basic things -- screwdrivers, wrenches, etc. Anything you can't live without in your tool chest?
Please, i am looking for a freeware that can convert DOC files to PDF accompanied with copy protection. Is there any programme out there ?
Is there a (cheap-ish) tool that will measure pitch (as in a roof, or hill)? and what is it called? [more inside]
Are there any Windows utilities that manage the status information for multiple IM clients? Skype, MSN, Yahoo... [more inside]
Please help me find a way to electronically organize my magazine article collection. [more inside]
What should I buy to make life with a broken arm more bearable? [more inside]