Ask Slashdot: Good, Forgotten Fantasy & Science Fiction Novels?
The Swords series is also very good.
I spent many an afternoon visiting Half-Price book locations to find copies of both series.
What Does Everyone Use For Task/Project Tracking?
May not meet all of your needs, but I like the ability to quickly switch between tasks to start/restart a timer. It's also easy to creates tasks/projects on the fly.
Who Installs the Most Crapware?
I bought my home PC (Dell 400SC server) via their small business website 3+ years ago, but I don't think they differentiate between single users and actual businesses.
http://www.gotapex.com/ also posts regular deals for Dell's Small Business website, which I think enforces that thought.
DIY CPU Thermal Grease, Using Diamond Dust
produces something available for order. No reason to DIY.
English DJ Claims Wi-Fi Allergy
I don't recall one turning into a TV...
Why Windows is Slow
So this kind of stuff will make Windows faster? =P
From the article:
"In those five years, Apple Computer has turned out four new versions of its Macintosh operating system, beating Microsoft to market with features that will be in Vista, like desktop search, advanced 3-D graphics and "widgets," an array of small, single-purpose programs like news tickers, traffic reports and weather maps."