writes "I often research solutions to issues faced by myself, clients, or friends. Many times I end up researching the same solution several times in a relatively short interval. I am computer and network savvy, but have zero database skills, and almost no grasp of how to retain and organize ideas, solutions, and life notes in a searchable fashion. I've had people tell me products and programs (MySQL, Wiki solutions, etc) but have no idea how to get those first architectural steps done to implement these tools. I would like to hear comprehensive ideas that get somewhat further along than "RTFM", although I am sure that the emasculation of reading the manual will happen at some point."