1. Copied for Clipboard Syncing

    November 03, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Copied is a new clipboard capture and syncing system for iOS and Mac. It's quite well designed and there's some extremely thoughtful features. The iOS version has a nice Today widget and 3D Touch actions and can also automatically capture the clipboard while the app is active.1 ...

  2. Plex App Available for The New Apple Tv

    November 02, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Time to put on a coat if you're headed to hades because there's now an officially sanctioned Plex app for the Apple TV. And it looks good.


    Mine arrives in a day or two. Even if the Plex experience is equivalent to the Roku, I will be pleasantly ...

  3. Chipping Away at the Idiocy of the DMCA

    October 29, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Huge thanks to the Library of Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office for helping out with the train wreck that is the DMCA. This week we get exemptions for to allow us to monitor and analyze our own cars and to play games with dead authentication servers.

    From Jalopnik ...

  4. Mindmeister 6.5 Update Adds 6 Plus Landscape Mode

    October 29, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Mindmeister is one of my favorite collaboration tools on the internet. It's incredibly easy to share maps with a group of people but also provides granular edit and view permissions to control it. We keep the Nerds on Draft podcast outlines and show schedules in Mindmeister.

    Version 6.5 ...

  5. Photography and Pumking [Link]

    October 28, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    The latest Nerds on Draft is out. We go against our better judgement and drink a pumpkin beer and talk about photography.

    Coincidentally the new Mac Power Users cover photography from the professional angle but come to a lot of similar conclusions. Take a listen to both if you like ...

  6. Agate for Data Analysis

    October 28, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Agate looks like a really great data analysis library for Python. It's readable and powerful. Made by a journalist for journalists.

    As journalists, we not only need to solve these problems for practical reporting purposes, but also for philosophical ones. How can we assert that our numbers are correct ...

  7. New UC Policy for Public Access to Articles [Link]

    October 27, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    The University of California has made a significant policy change regarding its research:

    Building on UC’s previously-adopted Academic Senate open access (OA) policies, this new policy enables the university system and associated national labs to provide unprecedented access to scholarly research authored by clinical faculty, lecturers, staff researchers, postdoctoral ...

  8. Best Brewery Road Trip Analysis [Link]

    October 27, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Flowingdata.com is a great site. They also have good taste in beer.

    Taking the route above, a trip to 70 breweries, you get about 197 hours of drive time across 12,299 miles. You stop in 28 states and pass through a total of 40.

  9. A Few Launchers for iOS 9

    October 25, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    The today screen in iOS is one of those dividing features that you either love it or you forgot about it. I love it.

    My most used features of the Today and Notification screens are the widgets provided by apps like Fantastical and Drafts. By far my most used widget ...

  10. CIA Director's Email Hacked [Link]

    October 19, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    From NYPost:

    CIA Director John Brennan’s private account held sensitive files — including his 47-page application for top-secret security clearance — until he recently learned that it had been infiltrated, the hacker told The Post.

    Later about the hacker himself:

    “I think they’ll want to make an example out of ...