Slack notified users this week of a security breach. They also made two factor authentication available for everyone. This is not a coincidence. It's time to change passwords and enable 2FA on any groups with personal information. I recommend using 1Password's new one-time password feature.
While it doesn't sound like anything was really compromised, Slack is increasingly becoming a honeypot. It's nice to see how they responded to this first incident.
Given enough time and/or beer I'm likely to talk about task management. That's exactly what happened in the latest Nerds on Draft episode.
I happen to manage projects for a living so I spend a lot of time putting things in lists and then removing them from ...
Terry Dorsey updated is utillity for exploring your TapCellar data. He does some clever things with command line output for producing simple charts. I really like his average grade by style output. This is precisely the reason we made TapCellar and made the data portable.
It's worth checking out ...
Lore is a very well made amateur podcast. It's a riff on This American Life but focused on the weird, mythological, mysterious and sinister stories of our culture. The first episode is only 17 minutes long and provides a brief discussion of vampires. Episode 2 walks through the Hoosac ...
If you are a Plex Pass subscriber and use a Roku, then you can get immediate access to the new interface, which is a good deal easier to use. It's still under development but since it's just another Roku channel, there's no risk of adding it.
It's a pretty good month for nerdy iOS apps so let's get the ball rolling with the return of Launcher for iOS.
The updated version was just approved for sale last night and I'm already pretty enamored with it. Launcher exists purely for the Today widget it ...
Blink is a nice little app that's really only useful if you have an affiliate account with Apple. It's a way to search for Apple media and quickly create an affiliate link.
Let me start by saying that even if you don't have a blog, you should ...
This is another example of using Workflow.app to turn tedium into simplicity (see this recent post for other examples). It also demonstrates the Workflow.app control flow actions.
Here's the user story: I like to send photo messages to people but I really don't need (or want ...
Though I've given away the solution to some of the early puzzles, each one does increase in difficulty. One of them involves solving a QR code. One of them involves slowing down audio and then translating it. One of them involves watching creepy video. Many require cracking ...
Nothing against Evernote, but it's just not on a trajectory I like anymore. It's been a long time since I've used it on a daily basis so I decided it was probably time to finish my transition off of the platform.
For 90% of my stuff I ...
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