1. Pythonista 3 Available Now

    June 14, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Pythonista 3 for iOS is now available on the App Store.

    It's on sale for $5 as a new purchase. If you love Python or just want to take automation to the next level on iOS, there's no better app than Pythonista. Version 3 brings Python 3 as ...

  2. ScanSnap Cloud [Link]

    June 13, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Interesting options for ScanSnap owners: Scan to cloud services without a computer. The new ScanSnap Cloud is available on the MAS and configures the ScanSnap ix500 and ix100 to scan directly to services like Dropbox and Evernote without a computer.

    I think I'll stick with my ScanSnap to DEVONthink ...

  3. BeerAI [Link]

    June 10, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    One of my internet-friends created something very nice. Dr. Bunsen is a data wrangler in the real world and he put his skills together to create a beer recommendation service called BeerAI. You can read about the project on his website

    To make beer recommendations, BeerAI uses several low rank ...

  4. Not So Verily [Link]

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

    Derek Lowe has some choice comments about the Google biotech Verily.

    Here's the quote from their CEO:

    . . .We’ve done a lot, to be quite humble about it. Enough to give us great confidence that this is all likely to work. . .

    We know that much of this works: we ...

  5. Clipboard Poisoning [Link]

    June 07, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    From Malwarebytes

    Not so fast. Enter Dylan Ayrey, who discovered a way to use JavaScript to inject malicious commands into a copied shell script. On his proof-of-concept webpage, copying the following innocuous shell command and pasting it into the Terminal results in something completely different

    Browsers ruin everything.

  6. A Nice Update to Interact for iOS [Link]

    June 02, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    There's a new update out for Interact for iOS. It's a strangely useful little app for working with contacts. Interact is one of those apps that I didn't know I needed but when I use it I feel like a wizard. The developer blog post is a ...

  7. Alfred Emoji Pack [Link]

    June 02, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Several of my friends have pointed me to this new Alfred Emoji snippet collection. I'm not sure what that means about my relationships but I am sure this is a pretty stellar addition to Alfred for Mac. Just look at the announcement page for a free collection. It's ...

  8. Frame.io for iOS [Link]

    June 01, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Frame.io is an incredible looking iOS app that I now want to use just for sharing videos. The iPhone app looks powerful and gorgeous.

  9. Critique The Day One Crypto Before It Happens

    May 30, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    The developers of Day One are making a bold move. A recent blog post outlines their current plans for end to end encryption but also puts outs a plea to critique the designs. I used Day One for all of my text journaling. It was one of my favorite apps ...

  10. In Faint Praise of Voice Assistance

    May 24, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Computers will serve us, they said.

    Our every whim will be provided for. We only need to ask.

    Earl Grey, hot.

    And now it's all this.

    These days feel new. Every six months my access to and control of knowledge is noticeably faster and easier. The spread of computational ...