Mike Gailey

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Google Now Reminders Now Possible Inside Search

One of my favorite parts of Google is getting instant responses from search results — it massively simplifies currency conversion, for one thing. So it’s interesting to see that the company now lets you create Google Now reminders right from its search box, as the Google Operating System blog …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later. The 1987 class was Interpersonal Dynamics, nicknamed …

Psychology

The HOT smartwatch turns your palm into a phone

It seems like a smartwatch crowdfunding campaign has kicked off every other week as of late, and today’s latest is the HOT Watch.<p>The name HOT doesn’t sound very cool, but it does stand for Hands On Talk, which refers to maker PHTL’s technology for bouncing sound waves off your palm when making a …

Panasonic puts Android on your home phone

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Cell phones keep on changing, but the traditional landline has remained mostly the same. Panasonic is looking to shake things …

How to hire good people instead of nice people

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they <i>like</i> the best.<p>This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you <i>nice</i> …

Employment

Gizmodo

Google's new "Save to Drive" feature is a script you can embed into your webpage that allows readers to instantly save a file—PDFs, images, what have …

Wix: Come for our site builder, stay for Google Apps

Web site building tool Wix -- 33 million users strong -- teams up with Google to deliver Gmail and other apps to small businesses with a two-click install.<p>The popular Web-site builder Wix has inked a deal with Google to help small business customers install branded Google Apps.<p>Wix, which lets …

Apps

Google Launches Button to Save Files on the Web to Google Drive

Google on Thursday announced the launch of a “Save to Drive” button for its Google Drive service. The feature is available now: you can implement it on your site as well as start saving files from sites that have already done so.<p>For Web developers, the button means adding just two lines of HTML to …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

Time Management