Monthly Archives: February 2007

TiddlyWikiTools for your Tiddlywiki

TiddlyWikiTools: SaqImtiaz and KalleAlm have just released a release candidate of TiddlySnip, a Firefox extension that lets you use your TiddlyWiki as a scrapbook. Simply select text, right click and choose TiddlySnip selection. Next time you open your TiddlyWiki file, your snippets will be there, already tagged and organised. The first add-on tool for TiddlyWiki…

Tiddlywiki Plugins are useful too

Plugins: TiddlyWiki can be extended by InstallingPlugins that implement new Macros, Themes, Tweaks or other features. The easiest way of InstallingPlugins is to use ImportTiddlers. Like other features that need to modify TiddlyWiki files, it only works when TiddlyWiki is loaded from a file:// URL. Some of the leading plugin sites from independent developers are…

GettingStarted with Tiddlywiki (which can be used on a memory stick)

GettingStarted: The easiest way to learn about TiddlyWiki is to use it! Try clicking on various links and see what happens – you cannot damage tiddlywiki.com or your browser. One tip is to use the close all button over on the right to clear all the displayed tiddlers and start again. Dave Gifford has prepared…

Guides for Switching to the Mac

Here are some reference guides for people switching from Windows to the Mac OSX environment: Take Control of Switching to the Mac ebook Tao Mac: Switching to the Mac Tao Mac: Applications I also have a list of recommended free and commercial Mac applications at my web site The xcuts widget provides a reference for…

The Business of Proposals

The “instigator” has some suggestions on what not to do when writing proposals – the top 10 reasons for a proposal to fail. http://www.instigatorblog.com/top-10-reasons-why-proposals-fail/2007/02/07/ Lists like these are a popular and effective way to remind ourselves of some key do’s or don’ts while under pressure to meet a deadline. Ben, an entrepreneur from Montreal, also…

The Network is the Computer

I have been impressed with some recent interviews Robert Scoble has had with Jonathan Schwartz from SUN. Jonathan Schwartz on why SUN is relevant Here’s Jonathan Schwartz, Sun Microsystems’ CEO, giving his side of the iPhone and why Java should be included on it. SUN is to be admired for what they have done to…

Marketing Humour on why things are broken

The following this_is_broken_video by Seth Godin presents in a humorous way some explanations why things can be broken inadvertantly or deliberately Recognizing the root causes might help avoid creating more examples of these types of absurdities that are all too common. By the way the gelconference where this was presented is about Gel (“Good Experience…