1. Data Privacy and Machine Learning [Link]

    April 18, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    From this extremely well written article by John Foreman article1:

    First, humans are bad at discerning the value of their data. Personal data just appears out of nowhere, exhaust out of life’s tailpipe, so why not trade it for something small? I’m personally willing to hand over ...

  2. Custom Home Screen Icons with Pythonista [Link]

    April 18, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Ole Moritz, the developer of Pythonista and Editorial, just posted the craziest thing I've ever seen done on iOS:

    The iPhone configuration utility is pretty easy to use, but it obviously requires that you have a Mac or PC at hand. It would be easy to write a web ...

  3. iThoughts Update Supports Document Providers

    April 13, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    iThoughts for iOS has a nice update this week that adds support for document providers. Now I can store my planning maps inside DEVONthink along with the rest of my project data and still open them from within iThoughts for editing.

    Document Providers

    I like the Smart Folder I have on my ...

  4. Tails for iOS

    April 13, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    My good friend and amazing designer Erik Hess did something. He made a sticker pack just because he loves Tomcats. I think they are beautiful. I'd imagine if you like aircraft, this would be right up your alley. It's two bucks which like 1/19,000,000 of ...

  5. VPN and Privacy

    April 13, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    In the United States we have few privacy protections. We now have fewer than we had 6 months ago. We represent little more than a pool of cash to be exploited. My personal strategy is to make the collection of my data cost as much as possible because I like ...

  6. If You Like Indie Blogs then Share Them

    April 05, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Is this it then? Is this the last gasp of independent blogging as everyone moves to micro transactions of half considered thoughts? Will Tweets eat Wordpress? It sure seems like the indie blogs are thinned down to a small collection of ideas and opinions. Worse, it feels like the only ...

  7. Is Slack Secure Enough

    March 31, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I sure do like Slack. It's a hugely convenient service that I actually pay for.1 Many of my best friends are on Slack and it's a continuous source of enjoyment and intelligent discussions for me. But I use it less now because I can't trust its ...

  8. Goodbye Bill [Link]

    March 31, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    I first met Bill DeVille through the DEVONthink forums many years ago. He was always generous with his time and even tempered with his responses. He made the experience and product better. So much so, that DevonTech hired him which instantly made me their fan.

    From the DevonTech website:

    After ...

  9. On That Workflow Acquistion

    March 23, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I first heard about it on Slack and then on Macstories.1 Apple acquired the venerable Workflow app for iOS. From Apple's statement to Techcrunch:

    “The Workflow app was selected for an Apple Design Award in 2015 because of its outstanding use of iOS accessibility features, in particular an ...

  10. Everything Game [Link]

    March 22, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    I simply can't stop watching this video of the PS4 game Everything.