One of the “visions” I have for this site is as a resource for academics who are not yet comfortable with technology, and looking for ways to use technology more efficiently. But one of the tricks to discussing technology is that there are always a wide range of abilities and familiarities with the tools. Also, I want to leave room to cover more “advanced” tricks as they come up, without isolating the newbies. To that end I thought it might be a nice feature to rank the posts based on difficulty level. So, you identify how difficult a particular tip/trick may be, and/or search by rating. Here they are
The rough idea here is that one star indicates all you need to know is how to use a web browser, with five stars indicating that you might need to modify code.