Subscribe to Newsletters with RSS [Link]

February 08, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

I'm still a big fan of Feedbin. Just when I think they are starting to coast they add something new and awesome. Now I can subscribe to email newsletters in my RSS reader.

I really don't understand the rise of email newsletters from the consumer side. I work very hard to keep things out of my email. Now that I can use RSS instead I'm much more likely to signup for some those listed in the Feedbin post. Good stuff.

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  1. Remember the Milk Gets a Huge Update [Link]

    February 05, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Do you remember "Remember the Milk?" There was a time that I lived in their web and iOS apps. It was the best. Then it sat, relatively unchanged, for years while other apps leaped ahead or sprang into existence around them. Today is a bright new day for the service ...

  2. Talking to My Watch

    February 05, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Watch

    I have three primary reasons to use an Apple Watch.1 The first one is to tell time. The second one is to get notifications from my wife. The third reason is to talk to a little app called Drafts.2

    The Apple Watch is not good at email. It ...

  3. Keyless

    February 04, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Did you know you can long press on the zero key to access the degree symbol on iOS? Why would you? Who has the time to long press on 97 keys just to figure out how to access a the ‰ key on iOS? 1

    Degrees

    Somehow we've become stuck in ...

  4. Synology DSM 6 Beta 2 [Link]

    February 04, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    This latest beta sounds pretty great.

    Content Search You can now use Mac Finder to quickly search the content of indexed files within mounted folders on your Synology NAS.

    Even the little bits are huge improvements. Like this little note about synchronizing with Google Drive:

    You can now convert Google ...

  5. Competence and Imposters

    February 04, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    These were conincidentally back to back in my pinboard reading list.

    Imposter Syndrome or Not by John Scalzi

    Also also, with respect to novels and fiction, I had been a professional writer for fifteen years before my first novel was published, so I had a decade and a half (not ...

  6. 100 Jokes that Shaped Modern Comedy [100]

    February 04, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Vulture has been creating some interesting reading material lately. The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy is delightful not for some laughs but becuase it's interesting to see how culture and sense of humor changes over time. What a great compilation.

  7. TaskPaper 3 Beta Adds Date Filters

    February 03, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    The latest TaskPaper beta is coming along nicely. The new date formatting for filters is a welcome addition. It's a nice combination of natural language and modifiers. To filter on tasks starting in the next 7 days @done <=[d] next week +7d does the trick.

    Date Filter

    You can read more ...

  8. The Force Awakens Lego Game [Link]

    February 03, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Every Lego lego is my favorite movie spoof. They have clever writers that feel like true super fans. The upcoming Force Awakens Lego game looks like it will be another chuckle-filled blast. Just watch the preview below which is basically a shot for shot of the movie trailer.

  9. HazeOver for Mac

    February 01, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    HazeOver is a Mac app that dynamically dims all background windows. It feels a bit odd at first, but for most work it's a pleasant alternative to fullscreen apps. With just a bit of dimming I can still see my browser in the background or other Finder windows, but ...