I’ve been using an iPad Pro 11” as my daily machine for about 2 months now. Here are some of the tools I’ve been finding useful. After using a Chromebook for a year, the thing that made me want to do this is Keynote. My cofounder Brooke and I have been working on one pagers and presentations, and nothing else is better than Keynote. I mean, I know this. In my career, I’ve been an expert at both PowerPoint and Keynote, but really Keynote is just a pleasure to use. I’m productive, quick, and end up with better presentations. I...
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Dries Buytaert sent an email to core contributors in August 2010 asking what we though Drupal would look like if it was 10x bigger:
Continuing the discussion of how IndieWeb needs to evolve in order to see adoption.
AWS S3 Manager iOS App https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/aws-s3-manager/id1352683230?mt=8: I previously wrote about using an app called The Archivist for iOS photo backups. I’ve also used Dropshare in the past. Neither are working for me at the moment, and this paid app with a 1-Star rating is actually very good and simple for the task of uploading and downloading files to your Amazon S3 buckets. Permalink
Orientation - Rails app to create internal docs & tutorials https://orientation.io/: Has Deploy to Heroku support, uses Google Auth for login, can group articles as lists to make Guides. The Purpose & Features page has extended info. Permalink
Joplin: Markdown-based note taking & to do
https://joplin.cozic.net/: Originally design to import Evernote
.enex files. Available on many platforms, including mobile apps and even terminal. Uses different cloud services for synchronization.
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Finally getting home Internet switched from Shaw to TekSavvy. Half the price, twice the integrity. Permalink
Spreading the gospel of espresso tonic in #vancouver at @bumpngrindcafe with James the barista. Bought some tonics at Choices, fingers crossed it becomes a menu item. Permalink
A visit to Sawada Coffee in Chicago. @be.zelenka waves. The coffee is a “Black Camo” - matcha + espresso. Permalink
Made it to Lamajoun, the Armenian bakery in Richmond. The “dough boat” is called a pide, house made basturma (cured beef), khinkali beef dumplings, jazzve coffee. Permalink
New business cards! We’re on the road next week in #seattle & #chicago so needed some new ones. And yes, QR codes now that iPhone camera supports them are surprisingly useful! Permalink