1. Hitler's World May Not Be So Far Away [Link]

    September 17, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    A fascinating article from Timothy Snyder:

    Hitler’s alternative to science and politics was known as Lebensraum, which meant “habitat” or “ecological niche”. Races needed ever more Lebensraum, “room to live”, in order to feed themselves and propagate their kind. Nature demanded that the higher races overmaster and starve the ...

  2. TapCellar Update and Pricing Changes

    September 16, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    We've shipped two significant updates to our beer-hobbyist app TapCellar in the last 3 weeks.1 The first update included a large number of performance improvements, increased the off-line database to over 45,000 craft beers, changed the way we sync with BreweryDB, and added several new In App ...

  3. Neil Gaiman Rarities Humble Bundle [Link]

    September 14, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    This is an incredible deal if you like Neil Gaiman. If you don't, then you need to read more Neil Gaiman anyway. It's a Humble Bundle of 18 or so rare Gaiman books and comics and pay what you like. You can also designate how much of your ...

  4. Pivot Tables in Python [Link]

    September 11, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    This demo of IPython notebooks by Nicholas Krutchten is one of my favorite things today.

    I'm overly excited about spreadsheets this week.

    By way of @alexchabotl

  5. Migrating Zite to Flipboard

    September 08, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Zite is (was) an iOS news service that's unlike anything else I've tried. It applies the mundane methods of up and down voting to create a tailored feed of articles that fit my tastes better than most of my friends can. It took some time and effort to ...

  6. Squire HTML5 Rich Text Editor [Link]

    September 04, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    The folks at Fastmail know how to make awesome web tools. They've made a freely available HTML5 based text editor called Squire and it's available on Github

    The general philosophy of Squire is to allow the browser to do as much as it can (which unfortunately is not ...

  7. Blind Tasting the best IPAs [Link]

    September 03, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    I don't really agree with the rankings but it's hard to argue with a blind tasting, not to mention these are some of the best IPAs on the planet.

  8. Ad Free Hulu [Link]

    September 02, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    From the Hulu press release:

    Today Hulu is offering a commercial-free option to subscribers. Viewers now have the choice to watch Hulu commercial free for $11.99 per month or with limited commercials for $7.99 per month

    The primary reason I don't like Hulu is that their commercials ...

  9. Scanbot 4 With Workflows

    August 31, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I scan A LOT. Everything. It's part of my routine to archive everything and get rid of paper. I use a ScanSnap for most of my scanning but I'm also a die hard Scanbot user when I'm not at my desk.

    Version 4 of Scanbot adds new ...

  10. Crystal iOS Ad Blocker Performance [Link]

    August 26, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Crystal is an upcoming ad blocker for iOS 9. Even early results are staggering.

    On average, pages loaded 3.9x faster with Crystal and used 53% less bandwidth. Just by having Crystal installed, I saved a total of 70 seconds and 35MB of data on these 10 pages.

    This is ...