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OSX Productivity Tips – Markdown, Launchbar, TextExpander Video Tutorial

I use these tools and the same textexpander snippets. [vimeo 21877731 w=400 h=250]Writing Markdown using LaunchBar and TextExpander from Eddie Smith on Vimeo. … [Read more]

Precision

This 5 SciFi minute film was conceived, written, shot, scored and edited in only 48 hours. Loved It.   PRECISION from Andrew James Sykes on Vimeo. … [Read more]

The difference between training and professional development

Accountant: "What happens if we invest in developing our people & they leave?" Leader: 'What happens if we don't invest in our people and they stay?" … [Read more]

Spelling virtualisation as v12n

Created a Textexpander shortcut: v12n -> virtualisation. Because my fingers are sorry little stubs from getting the spelling wrong all the time. And it's correctly spelled "virtualisation". … [Read more]

SizeUp – still rocking my keyboard 2 years later

With SizeUp I can drive the window size and placement on OSX completely by keyboard. Still astonished by this 2 years after I bought the software. I wrote a long review about it OSX:Sizeup Review if you are interested. … [Read more]

Burning Bandwidth

So yeah, I like to clip my phone to dashboard of my car when I'm driving and put Google Maps on the screen. Not because I use Google Maps (because it's just not that great compared to a SatNav in the car) , but just to use up bandwidth on my account … [Read more]

Rant: Microsoft Loathing – Nine Ways to Hate Their Products

Over the last twenty years, I've become more and more disenchanted with Microsoft as a vendor / supplier, especially Windows. Loathing 1 - It's still not secure Frankly, after eight major versions, hundreds of patches, multiple billions of dollars … [Read more]

Mac OSX Workflows – Podcast

Listening someone else talk about the same productivity tools that I use on my Mac is weird, strangely weird in a good way. I've put together a bunch of tools into my own workflow but it turns out that it's the same as other people. That's a bit … [Read more]

Disabling Adobe Flash Cookies – Prevent Stalking

Modern web browsers, by default, block third party cookies which that websites/companies cannot track you once you leave their website. Which is, of course, how real life works: once you leave a shop or place of business, they cannot track your every … [Read more]

The Case _For_ Gun Control Rests

Defecating dog sparks US shootout Two neighbours in the US state of Mississippi drew weapons and fired at each other as an argument over a defecating dog ran out of control. … [Read more]