1. FastMail Enables IMAP Push for iOS [Link]

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

    FastMail has been on a roll lately. In the past 12 months they've added CalDAV and a terrific web app for calendaring, CardDAV support of contact management and syncing, IMAP Notes support and now comes the long awaited IMAP email push.

    Push email will happen automatically for existing users ...

  2. Systematic and Mapping [Link]

    July 16, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Here's a good podcast with nerds gushing about concept mapping. Lot's of interesting use cases in there. I've seen some of Eddie Smith's presentations and he really nails it with these animated transitions of concept maps.

  3. Nerds on Spring Cleaning [Link]

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

    I hate cleaning and clutter. Maybe once a year my hate for clutter wins out over my hate for cleaning. On episode 41 of Nerds on Draft, Jeff and I talk the madness that drives us to purge on a seasonal basis. We also enjoy a bottle of Belafonte, one ...

  4. Mapping 101: WunderLink with Mindmeister

    July 13, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Creating notes with hyperlinks can be a real pain. All of the tedious jumping back and forth and searching the Internet kills most of the joy I get from writing good notes. Rather than get sidetracked with endless Internet searches, I let Mindmeister do the work for me.

    Here's ...

  5. Life is Like a Bear [Link]

    July 13, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    The Guardian has a terrific piece about Amy Poehler. I love this bit so much.

    “I see life as like being attacked by a bear,” she says. “You can run, you can pretend to be dead or you can make yourself bigger. So, if you’re my stature, you stand ...

  6. Self Referential

    July 09, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Warning: Thought-pieces may cause mild dystopia and burning sensation during urination. But, they sure are satisfying to write.

    I think we are witnessing a transformation of internet publishing beyond the upheaval of the subscription business.1 It's obvious that publishing original content is a fading career opportunity and is ...

  7. We Killed Leisure [Link]

    July 09, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    My favorite phrase of the week by Eddie Smith:

    In some ways we're living in the mushroom cloud of a productivity time bomb that was first wired by the Protestant work ethic.

    Eddie is commenting on this interesting Economist article regarding leisure time in the modern world

    All this ...

  8. Drafts Keys for Writers [Link]

    July 08, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Use Drafts for iOS? You probably would love some of these action keys. The "smart parenthesis" key is pretty neat.

  9. Southie Snow Pile [Link]

    July 08, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    In case you're wondering how much snow we got in New England this winter, it's still melting.

    Snow

  10. Scanner Pro 6 Update from Readdle

    July 07, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I probably use my phone for scanning documents at least once a day. From wonderful artwork from my kid, to business cards and reference documents, I scan a lot. I jumped on Scanner Pro for iOS early and used it until it felt stagnant. I've cycled through more scanning ...