In december, I wrote an article about spaced repetition systems for learning vocabuly and other facts. The both web- and desktop-based tool Anki turned out to be particularly suitable for our purposes (see older post). One requirement was the ability to instantly share entered facts among a group of people, which interestingly was problematic for [...]
Are you frequently working with bibliographies, e.g. writing LaTeX documents with BibTeX? Finding the references you want to cite, and fetching/inserting the bibliographic data usually involves a number of clicks and database searches. There is an Emacs extension that may help you out here: Pub-Mode streamlines the whole process down to a couple of keystrokes.