Here’s something cool, maybe.
Backpack is 37Signals’s latest project — a Web-based personal information manager that makes it easy to create projects, break them down into steps, and then track each step. Because it’s Web-based, it’s well suited to communicating and collaborating with other people, sharing tasks and status-messages, The whole thing syndicates as XML, streaming updates into your RSS reader or to your phone. It synchs with iCal and thence to your handheld PIM.
I say try it. Me, I love gadgets. But for some reason that I can’t understand, I can’t quite bring myself to buy a PDA. Maybe if this blogging thing takes off, I’ll turn into one of those guys that blogs in a coffeeshop in a geek-chic or hipster outfit, and when someone says something around me that I find personally offensive, I can turn to them, scowl, and stir my coffee (black) at them vigorously.
Nah, not me.
Instead, here’s a picture of Katie Holmes
without that one guy.