It seems like many people who are interested in knowledge management tend to fall on a spectrum between two divergent workflow points-of-view. Either they adapt to the tools or they adapt the tools to their needs.
I haven't bought a new Kindle in eight years, here's why:
This is how I work from pretty much everywhere outside of my house.
I'm jumping ship from Scrivener to Ulysses. Here's why:
My review of the reMarkable, an expensive e-ink "paper tablet" that offers a great handwriting experience.
I'm a fan of keyboard shortcuts, which means I sometimes discuss them with others. Apple went to the trouble of creating nice images for keys so there's less chance for confusion. I can always say "hide/display the dock by typing Cmd + Opt + D" but easier and more efficient to use "hide/display the dock … Continue reading TextExpander Snippets for OSX Keyboard Symbols
I just found a great YouTube tip on how to add an easy shortcut to get into low-light mode. This gives you the ability to change your screen brightness much lower than you can in standard brightness settings. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x38ch4dlIwU&feature=youtu.be You basically need to go to Settings>General>Accessibility and turn on Zoom. Triple-tap the screen with three … Continue reading iOS Quick Tip: Activate Low-Light mode with a triple-click of the home button
CheatSheet is a great little Mac OSX app if you're a fan of keyboard shortcuts. Once set up, all you need to do is hold down the command (cmd or ⌘) key for a couple of seconds and CheatSheet will display the available keyboard shortcuts available within your current application. It's a free app, but … Continue reading OSX Apps – Cheatsheet
When it comes to file management, most people are either hunters or gatherers*. Gatherers set up a nested-folder hierarchies so that everything is in it's right place. (cue Radiohead) The good thing about gatherers is that everything is neatly-organized in logical structures that anyone can follow. The downside is that it takes a lot of … Continue reading File Hunters and File Gatherers
I often need to attach previous emails to another email I'm sending out. In Windows, you just need need to click on the 'Attach Item' button next to Attach File, but you'll need to incorporate this workaround to get it work on your Mac. Open the email you wish to attach. On the Menu bar, … Continue reading Adding Emails as Attachments in Outlook for Mac