beyond digital files

So you look around your place and find nothing to sell, donate or throw away? Uhm. Weird. Nothing to apply the 1-year rule to? Uhm. Even more weird. Okay then, let’s try something else: take a look at the hard drive in your computer? Can’t find anything there to minimize, to throw away? The hard […]

one at a time

For the last 30-40 years we have been sold the idea that technology allowed us to multitask (do more than one thing simultaneously) and be more productive: technology allowed us to take a phone call while we were browsing the web searching for information while we were downloading a presentation to our computer while we […]

feet on the ground

Some people say that I am an idealist because I am someone who envisions an ideal world rather than the real one.” But the definition of idealist goes on to say that some people consider idealists to be naive, impractical, and out of touch with reality. And I honestly do not see myself that way. That same […]

safety first

Red October, Stuxnet, WannaCry… sound familiar? If the first two remind you of movies, you are on the wrong track, sorry. Those are the names of some of the most famous cyberattacks in recent history. Of course, those are just a small sample of the many attacks our computer systems and technological infrastructures have suffered […]

social media diet

A study published last year made headlines when it stated that many of us check our smartphones an average of 150 times a day. 150 times a day: that’s about 10 times an hour (if you don’t check it during your 8 hours of sleep); that’s about once every 6 minutes -which means that whatever […]

digitize your life

So you read all about the 1-year rule and went, uh-huh, that could work for me too! -but then wondered if it would with things other than clothes. In other words, you wondered what to do with many, many other things in your home that clutter your life but that would/may not “respond” that well […]