[Pauldotcom] Email Management
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Mon Jan 5 19:56:19 UTC 2009
2009/1/5 Karl Schuttler <karl.schuttler at gmail.com>:
> That feature is in RockBox, known as a bookmark. Not exactly a desktop
> app, but I thought it fits the criteria of 'open source media player'.
I like the look of that and have a sansa so it may work. Weird thing
is, I'm not nervous about flashing a fon but when it comes to my mp3
player (same price) I feel a bit uneasy!
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Robin Wood <dninja at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Something I'd love to see for mp3s is the ability for them to hold a
>> bookmark. I hate getting partially into a podcast on my pc then coming
>> back to it the next day and having to remember where I left off. If I
>> could bookmark where I was in the track I could come back whenever I
>> wanted and be straight back to where I was. It has to be possible to
>> use a tag to record the current position when a track is stopped then
>> restore to there when starting again.
>> I bumped into a top boss from the ipod team after my first shmoocon -
>> amazing how you get talking to in restraunts - and suggested it to
>> him. He mustn't have liked it as it hasn't made it in as a feature
>> Any open source media player developers reading this and fancy a challenge?
>> 2009/1/5 Raffi Jamgotchian <raffi at flossyourmind.com>:
>>> wtih emails I check right away and delete or move anything. I started
>>> working with filters to autotag stuff, but very early on. I also have
>>> too many email accounts. work (consulting), soccer (I'm the town
>>> commissioner), blogging site/social networking, and personal. I plan
>>> on combining some so that will help the number of boxes I need to check.
>>> As for podcasts, I too have a long commute and while I'm on a job site
>>> and not interacting with clients I have my headphones in. For Blogs,
>>> I use NewsGator and NetNewswire which also syncs with my iphone. I'll
>>> browse through blogs at random times, but lately I've fallen behind.
>>> I started eliminating blogs and combining others using Yahoo pipes. I
>>> allow certain blogs to come through unfiltered like the security
>>> related ones.
>>> Anyway. You have to find a way that works with your schedule and work
>>> habits. Don't use an ISP email address. Get your own domain and/or use
>>> one of the internet services like gmail and yahoo.
>>> On Jan 5, 2009, at 11:43 AM, John H. Sawyer wrote:
>>>> Hey Brian,
>>>> Congrats on your recent graduation.
>>>>> So do you have any tips to get the information out while still
>>>>> having time to do your job?
>>>> E-mail: I try to stick to the Inbox Zero method but it is easy to get
>>>> bogged down. http://www.43folders.com/izero I also do a lot of
>>>> side filtering so the e-mails go into the proper buckets that I can
>>>> review based on their importance.
>>>>> As a follow up, how do you manage your time to keep up with news and
>>>> News: I subscribe to all the blogs/news that I read in Google Reader.
>>>> From there, I sync my Google account with Byline on my iPod Touch
>>>> that caches everything for me to read offline when I'm doing
>>>> everything from riding the bus to feeding one of my infant twins. I
>>>> can star the items that I want to review further and do that on my
>>>> laptop later on.
>>>> Podcasts: iPod Touch comes into play here, again. I sync up and listen
>>>> when I'm cooking, riding the bus, walking around campus, waiting for a
>>>> meeting, etc.
>>>> Hope that helps. Good luck,
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