Goodbye activeCollab, hello ProjectPier

The project management application I use extensively for some of my tasks has turned its back on the open source beginnings that attracted me and, I’m sure, many others to it during its initial versions. ActiveCollab is a clone of the popular Basecamp project management application. The main difference is that while Basecamp is a… Continue reading Goodbye activeCollab, hello ProjectPier

Manage your tasks with Accomplice

The recent Internet connectivity problem in the Philippines has allowed me to try several software packages in an attempt to replicate the task management that I do online. Before the connectivity problems, I managed all my tasks (personal, blog-related, work-related and other collaborative chores) using an installation of activeCollab. EASY TASK MANAGEMENT. Accomplice helps you… Continue reading Manage your tasks with Accomplice

Re-installing my life: the perils of keeping everything online

For more than a year, I have been moving my data online as part of an experiment to make the network my computer. With the telecoms disruption caused by a recent earthquake in Taiwan, my world crashed. As I write this, the Globelines Broadband connection I have at home is still horrendously slow. It is… Continue reading Re-installing my life: the perils of keeping everything online

New screencast on using a TiddlyWiki

I’ve recreated my earlier video guide on using a TiddlyWiki, a single-page wiki you can use for your notes and task lists. Instead of Wink, I used CamStudio to capture screen activities this time. Wink is an easy to use free software to capture videos of your screen activities and it’s great for creating tutorials.… Continue reading New screencast on using a TiddlyWiki

Use activeCollab to manage your projects online for free

I have long wanted to install a project management system in my web server. I have gone through a couple of open source project management scripts, from eGroupWare, more.Groupware to dotProject and yet somehow I never found a PHP/MySQL script that was easy to install and use but at the same time fit my needs.… Continue reading Use activeCollab to manage your projects online for free

Down

I was downed by the flu for several days this week. The mercurial weather more than a week back took a toll on my out-of-shape body and for the first time in a long while, I had to go on sick leave. I used to stave off fever by drinking liters (yes with an s)… Continue reading Down