Annoying, isn’t it? The problem with modern technology is that it’s becoming increasingly disruptive to our regular lives. Public transport in many large cities is now divided into “cell phone” / “no cell phone” areas, and many companies have begun banning notebooks and PDAs in meetings. The problem is — how do we keep from crossing that fine line where the convenience of electronic communications becomes a barrier to our non-electronic interactions? While good manners are always somewhat subjective — and, like technology itself, ever evolving — here are a few basic rules you can follow.
I am constantly trying to keep my desk clear of miscellaneous scraps of paper. Anything ranging from receipts to business cards to post-its that manage to accumulate in piles around my keyboard or in the pockets of my jacket and backpack. As these piles grow larger, more unmanageable, and completely unsearchable, I decided to find an effective way to dump everything into Evernote.
Did you know that the Vancouver Olympic medals contain recycled electronic waste?
The 2010 medals are making Olympic and Paralympic medal history because they are the first to contain metals recovered from processing the circuit boards from end-of-life electronics (ewaste).
By Ryan Dube One recent weekend, I decided that it would be fun for the family to work on some kind of fun project together. At the same time, I was thinking about the deadline I had coming up for another MakeUseOf article.
Holiday sales are in full swing and as an ecommerce seller you may be encountering some sticky situations that you haven't dealt with before.What to do?Join us our Tips From the Top podcast this Wed (Dec 9) at noon ET/9am PT when Charlene Anderson - experienced ecommerce seller - joins us to talk about how to handle 5 of the major/most common online selling problems.Charlene currently sells on her own website as well as on eBay, Amazon, etsy and a couple of the smaller sites.
With 10+ years experience in online selling, Charlene has run across all types of buyers and all kinds of problems that can occur. Make your life easier and learn from her experiences!While I can't reveal all the selling problems Charlene will cover, I can say that it's not the end of the world if you ship the wrong item! :-)
The podcast Chat Room will be open during the call (Thu Dec 9 at noon ET/9am PT). We welcome you to join us 'live' so you can contribute to the discussion &/or ask questions about any 'problem situations' you've encountered.We have also started a related 'Discussion' on The Savvy Seller Facebook page so please join in there - post a problem, offer a suggestion to someone else or just commiserate!
Twitter added a new feature recently called Lists. I have to admit, at first I thought this was no big deal. I use desktop twitter clients like TweetDeck and Seesmic Desktop to create groups and lists already, so what’s the big deal.