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How to motivate oneself to take short breaks at work?

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If you are reading this post or my blog in general, you probably are a software enginner, programmer, designer – a person who spends considerable amount of time at their desk, similar to me.

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Zune Theme

If you’re bored with standard Windows XP Themes and you’d like to try something different, have a try with Windows XP official Zune Theme. You can have a look at it on Softpedia.
I haven’t had any problems with it and I’m pretty hapy with the effect icon smile Zune Theme


Have you ever lacked from run menu from KDE (Alt+F2) in your Windows? Try Launchy. It’s open source software that not only runs programs you have installed on your PC but also can launch your documents, project files, bookmarks etc.

I really recommend it! To learn more, see Launchy homepage.


Pandora is one of the most popular streaming services. You just type an artist’s or the song name and Pandora serves you a collection of similar music. It bases on rich songs descriptions and evaluations of songs. You are allowed to create your stations, invite friends or listen to their music.
Thus, it is an example of online community services – people collaborate, share opinions, share music. After some time of listening, for each user there is a music profile created. This profile helps Pandora choose tracks to play for him and for other with similar music taste.

Recently, I’ve noticed a very interesting post about how to boost the player and get more out of it. Look the lifehacker. I escpecially like open-pandora project, which serves stand alone player – takes its load off your web browser.