• Cross Platform Productivity Tips

    Using multiple platforms to enhance productivity is a common concept. However, pulling this off without lowering the overall efficiency of each separate task is really difficult. Unlike a computer, the human brain is not particularly good at parallel task processing, so using different devices would normally just slow us down. This does not mean that it is not possible to do so efficiently because, in fact, we have a few tips that will optimize this fantastic productivity concept: Specify the device needed for certain work or tasks. This tip may sound like a no-brainer, but task specification is the fundamental basis of manual multi-tasking and is thus the very first…

  • Digitizing Documents: Why, How, and Where

    Paper documents, as quaint as they may seem to be in our modern world, still somehow coexist with much of our digital media. In fact, its existence in our largely digital realm is exactly the reason digitizing documents is still very important today. However, if you are not sure why that is, how it is done, or where it should be done, then this simple guide may serve as your basic how-to: Why should we digitize documents? Aside from the obvious reasons of updating information to the current standard form, digitizing documents also serve some definite and specific technical benefits. Most of these fall directly in line with most of…

  • Google’s Book Scanning Project: What You Need to Know

    Google has long been known to initiate several revolutionary projects that change the way we look at (digital) information. Making research library publications written works available to the public is one of them, a vision that Google Books Library Project wishes to share with everyone. What is Google Books Library Project? Google Books Library Project is a technical and expansive large-scale project that aims to make data from major research libraries around the world searchable online. In its most basic form, it helps users gain access to specific academic publications that would otherwise require a more direct (physical) access to where the information is archived and kept. For instance, it…

  • Top 5 User-friendly Tools to Edit Videos

    With the power of present technology, you can now improve your videos and make them even more interesting and creative. One easy way is through video editing. Before, you had to spend a lot of time, money, and effort on manual video editing tools that would often eat up your patience. But now, convenient video editing is made available by different video editing tools. Whether you are a professional or an amateur, you can surely make the most out of your video editing skills. To help you pick the best ones, here are some convenient and user-friendly video editing tools that work. Animoto: Animoto is one of the most popular video…

  • 20 Tools for More Productive Days

    For busy people, 24 hours each day is not enough to complete the tasks they need to finish and have the rest they need. This is especially true for people who work and take care of their families at the same time. If you are one of those busy people who are married to deadlines, here are some productivity tools to lengthen your days, in random order! Toggl: This tool works like a timer to help you keep track of time. It also gives you specific reports of your weekly schedule. Rescue Time: Rescue Time is also a time-tracking tool, but it is more advanced than Toggl. It helps you…