Monthly Archives June 2012

BBC News – What Britain used to look like from the air

The BBC is soliciting personal reminiscences related to places in the UK photographed from the air by a company called Aerofilms (nothing to do with Aeros -hmm, yumm) in the 1920s and 1930s. Click the photos to see the video. High-quality photos of Britain before WWII. Amazing. Plus commentary in that “quaint British accent”.   […]



Introducing the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i – and Win One! | Tips To Learn How To Go Paperless | DocumentSnap Paperless Blog

Brooks Duncan of DocumentSnap.com is giving away the latest Fujitsu scanner. At least, if you live on the North American continent; I don’t suppose he’ll be shipping one to me here in Japan. But even if, like me, you don’t live in North America, check this out – you’ll learn about some interesting improvements to […]



How To Manage PDFs In iTunes – YouTube

Another great public service video by paperless master Brooks Duncan of DocumentSnap.com. This one is how to use iBooks to manage your PDFs. If you’re already doing this, then check out the link below the video.  Go to www.DocumentSnap.com to sign up for DocumentSnap’s free 7-part email course on going paperless. Then, if you’re still […]



How To Choose A Scanner – YouTube

[yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTkZpdYqXKg’] Brooks Duncan of DocumentSnap.com has a short video on the key factors to consider when choosing a scanner. Brooks Duncan is author of the Paperless Document Organization Guide, a series of detailed, multimedia guides on going paperless. Check it out (buy it from here and I get a commission). If you’re interested in […]



For A Million BTU: Monday 4 June 2012 | Gregor.us

Update: Check out this graph from Seth Godin’s blog: it compares fatalities in the nuclear and coal industries. (Thanks to Mike Rogers for the link). A week ago, I posted about Japanese shut-down nuclear reactors and how this had resulted in a big jump in purchases of natural gas and coal. http://www.sheffnersweb.net/blogs/accuratemaps/news/20120530-1300-japans-energy-self-sufficiency-lowest-since-81/ I had believed […]