I want to have time to learn. How do I organize my time?

I want to have time to learn. How do I organize my time?

What does your world look like if you have time to learn? Picture it in your mind. There’s a gap between where you are today and where you’d like to be tomorrow. What’s contributing to the gap?The gap exists for …

I don't have time to learn everything I want

I don’t have enough time to learn everything I want. What should I do?

Good news! Those things you want to learn… you can absolutely find the time to learn them. And the bad news? The bad news is you must convince yourself of 3 brutal truths about finding time to learn: You choose …

Digital Book

How to scan a book in 3 steps

Today, I’m  going to show you how to scan your very own eBook in 3 steps. Step 1: Capture the book contentYou will need 6 basic materials to capture the book content: camera, camera tripod, glass, shoebox, light and the …

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Tickler file system alternative

A tickler file system is an old but innovative way to schedule a physical reminder on a specific date.However, checking it everyday, ensuring it’s up-to-date, and rotating the reminders to each new month seems like an added hassle (especially if …

Phone Drive Navigation

What is a-GPS?

Assisted GPS is used by most mobile phone devices. It can help improve GPS in poor signal conditions. But what is it? How does it work? What is a-GPS? The acronym stands for assisted global positioning system. How does it …

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Book Scanning: Step 3, Use ABBYY for OCR to produce an eBook

In a previous post, I walked through how to pre-process the captured content to maximize successful optical character recognition (OCR) . In this post, we’ll use ABBYY FineReader for optical character recognition (OCR) to produce an eBook. Getting a physical …

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Book Scanning: Step 2, Pre-process the captured content using Scan Tailor

In a previous post, I broke down how to capture the physical book content using a camera. We’ll go over how to pre-process the captured content to maximize successful optical character recognition (OCR). Getting a physical book onto your Kindle …

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Book Scanning: Step 1, Capture the book content

Tired of paying for Kindle ebooks? Here’s how you can make your own! Getting a physical book onto your Kindle requires 3 basic steps: Capture the book content using a camera. Pre-process the captured content using Scan Tailor. Use ABBYY …

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3×3 automated budget system

The 3×3 system is based on a simple philosophy:Budgeting shouldn’t be painful or something you do every day. Budgeting is a special event that you setup once. With this system in place, you can pay bills on time, spend money …