Archive for the ‘Misc’ Category

List of the best open source software applications

open-source001There’s nothing new about the term “open source” as it relates to software – it’s been around for more than a decade now. However, as being a tad tech-suave has settled into the collective consciousness, the reliance on commercial software solutions is dropping daily.

Whereas the connotation initially was that open source projects were buggy and unstable (I mean, how could anything being worked on for free not be?), and commercial software was solid and trusted – over the last …

4 free online personal finance tools

I've recently dug in and decided to add some method to the madness that is my finances.

Perhaps not unlike many of you, I'm quite clueless when it comes to financial planning. It, in the same way as exercise, is one of those things I know I should do, I put large amounts of effort into thinking about doing, but never actually get off my ass and do it.

Well, no more. I'm …

Adrift in the sea of technology

anchorsawaySo this is it – the launching of a new blog. I can’t seem to get the images of a sea-side farewell with a smashed bottle of Champagne lying on the ground out of my head.

Somewhat fitting perhaps, considering the high-tech ocean around us, and its penchant for driving us me to drink.

Jokes aside, this blog is birthed for that very reason – the sea of information looking to crush us with her digital waves. It seems I …