Organization Archive

Wunderlist – The Free, Syncing To-Do List App

In October of 2011 I wrote a post about the program SimpleNote, which was my note-taking application of choice. At first it only worked on my iPhone, and then they eventually added a weird work-around for syncing, but I got tired of stuff not ...Read More

Simple Security: Automatic Off-Site Computer Backups

I cannot stress just how important it is to backup your computers often and in multiple places. Computer hard drives fail more often than anyone would like to admit, and having several separate backups of all your important documents, photos, and music can ensure ...Read More

Simplenote: My Note-Taking Software Of Choice.

Everyone makes lists. Top 10 lists, grocery lists, honey-do lists, bucket lists – we all have scraps of paper laying around the house with all sorts of random info on them. However, earlier this year I went from using small pads of paper to ...Read More

Pictures Of Things Organized Neatly.

I think I found my new favorite site. If you have some sort of weird OCD/organization fetish/problem, you should definitely check out Things Organized Neatly. It’s fascinating. Here’s a few images from the site: ...Read More

How I Went 99.9% Paperless At Home.

Reader Reggie sent in the following comment: “Hey David, if you get a chance, can you write a post about how you went paper-less on your bills. I receive a bunch of mail everyday, most of it from student loans and credit card offers, ...Read More

iBought An iPad, And iReturned It.

I thought I would find a use for it – I really did. I have used Apple products for as long as I can remember, and my computer setup consists of a MacBook Pro and my iPhone. When the iPad was announced, I figured ...Read More

How I Simplified My Finances This Year.

Since I graduated college (ahem, 16 years ago), I have been assembling a hodge-podge of financial accounts in different places – checking, saving, stocks, bonds, retirement, mutual funds, etc. Every month I had statements delivered to me from each of these places, making it ...Read More