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Simple Command Line Pomodoro Timer Jul 10, 2014

I’ve found Francesco Cirillo’s Pomodoro Technique to be a useful way of organizing my work and getting stuff done.  It involves breaking up your work into four 25-minute intervals (“pomodori”), separated by five-minute breaks.  At the end of the four … Continue reading

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Library Proxy Chrome Extension Updated Nov 26, 2012

For users of my Library Proxy extension for Google Chrome, please note that I’ve updated the plugin to conform to Google Chrome’s new developer specifications.  You can download the latest version of the extension by visiting the original download page/blog post. … Continue reading

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Library Proxy Chrome Extension Sep 17, 2011

The other day, I detailed how to create a bookmarklet for quickly downloading journal articles without having to browse to them through your university library’s Website. I’ve now created a Google Chrome extension that does the same thing. Eventually, I plan … Continue reading

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The Perfect Copy Apr 19, 2011

I’m a detail freak when it comes to copying and scanning documents. When Xeroxing from a book, I always set the zoom on the copier so book pages will precisely fill the 8.5″ X 11″ sheet I’m running off. Even … Continue reading

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