Category: Software

The Price of Software

The Price of Software

The Price of Software Earlier today, I jumped into an interesting Twitter discussion on the price of software started by iA. iA makes Writer, which I use at work almost every day. It’s become...

Where to write, and more with If This Then That

Where to write, and more with If This Then That

Where to write I find myself running into what seems to be an enviable problem – I currently have too many tools at my disposal in which to write things. Each one is similar,...

Building a news clip database

Building a news clip database

Tracking the News Since I moved to my current role in Bemidji State’s Office of Communications and Marketing in 2007, I’ve used a static list in InDesign to keep track of the news releases...

Summer of Software: Filemaker Pro 12

Summer of Software: Filemaker Pro 12

Today was my first real attempt to build something useful in Filemaker Pro, and I made solid progress. My vision is to build a database that will allow me to maintain an archive of...

Projects

Projects

Now that I’m done with graduate school save for my final paper and a comprehensive final exam, I’ve started giving some thought to what to tackle next. Grad school hasn’t been challenging, really, but...

Thoughts on today’s WWDC keynote

Thoughts on today’s WWDC keynote

untitled WWDC Keynote thoughts Phil Schiller had the day’s best line – “Apple can’t innovate any more, my ass.” You have to love that. The big reveal for iOS 7; a glimpse at MacOS...

Helen’s story, too many words on Transformers: Legends, and a recap of my weekend movie blitz

Helen’s story, too many words on Transformers: Legends, and a recap of my weekend movie blitz

Helen’s lion story A couple of weeks ago I had the girls in my office for a half-hour or so to account for some unusual schedule quirk between Mel and I. During that visit,...

Star Trek, social media at work and Google Reader replacements

Star Trek, social media at work and Google Reader replacements

Star Trek Into Darkness I’m going to have to let this simmer for a bit and see if I still feel this way tomorrow, but I just got home from Star Trek Into Darkness and...

Workflow, updated

Workflow, updated

Of course, one day after my little treatise on workflow and the various to-do apps I have tried, Evernote launches a reminders feature. There doesn’t appear at first glance to be enough functionality to...

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