Links for 2011-01-17 through 2011-02-02:
- Allerta – Allerta is an open source typeface designed for use in signage. Allerta was designed to be easily and quickly read from a distance. Each letter exploits the most unique aspects of that individual letter so that each character can be easily distinguished from any other.
- Omnifocus Themes – Make OmniFocus less ugly with themes.
- Picture Imperfect – Praise for Hipstamtic
- Advanced drawing using AppKit –
- MTA.ME – Animated musical MTA map
- How Egypt did (and how your government could) shut down the Internet –
- iPad App Marketing Case Study: Flickpad –
- Startup Fundraising is a Time Sink — PaulStamatiou.com –
- TextMate user – Using the best tool for the best job. TextMate – A great collection of TextMate tips & goodies.
- Crash-only software: More than meets the eye [LWN.net] – Many Linux systems actually boot faster when recovering from a crash than from a clean shutdown & startup.
- 365 Days, $10 Million, 3 Rounds, 2 Companies, All With 5 Magic Slides –
- Change Default iCal Event Length | Mac Tricks And Tips – I was looking for a way to change iCal's default event length to 30 minutes when I was scheduling meetings for MacWorld and I found this. It works nicely.
- The F Word – You cannot advance the game by simply making it harder. This tactic hasn’t been acceptable since Space Invaders.
- Scouting NY –
- Dear Me: Get to work | 43 Folders – GTD is all about rapid, intuitive selection of what you need to be working on now. Whip out your context list appropriate for the time-place-opportunity-space you are in now. Scan through it, then do.
For the longest time I was having a problem with this. I'd scan through my context lists and I'd see things like:
Pack box up
Ask Bob about meeting
Review new design book
Send Cherry income information
Scanning down a list of actions in a context list should be like running your hand across a silk sheet. Scanning through these tasks felt less like silk and more like sand paper. Pack what into the box? What did I need to know about the meeting? Review the book for what, specifically?
- Mobile & App Store WordPress Themes –
- Persisting model state in Obj-C | XPerienced Blog –
- Parallels Consumer Tech Blog: Do your classes require Windows? – Fact: 27% of college students use Macs (more than any other computer). Learn how to maximize your capability…
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