The downfall of iDoneThis and the rise of Day One

iDoneThis... When my buddy Matt told me about iDoneThis, I was pretty excited. I had been looking for a decent way to track my accomplishments, large and small, in a simple way. I tried bullet journaling which is awesome, but I just couldn't work a physical book into my life.…

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Backspace is way cooler than caps-lock

Sooo... for funzies I decided to learn a new keyboard layout. There are, of course, tons of sciencey and ergonomic reasons to use a layout other than QWERTY. I will not go into them here. But, for me it was mostly the challenge of a a new way of typing…

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TaskPaper to DayOne

I've been on quite the productivty kick lately. My recent forays into the tooling habit have led me to to DayOne and TaskPaper. Both of these apps have fit into mywork flow and please my draw towards minimilastic and locally hosted apps. I have also adopted some awesome scripts from…

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Tasker - Toggle Silent Mode

Just a simple Tasker task to toggle silent mode on or off. I have it setup with Pebble Tasker so I don't have to dally with my phone to change the ringer settings. It replies with a notification so I am able to verify which mode was activated, though this…

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OSX SSH Tunnel Automation

tl;dr I frequently travel and im fairly paraniod. These two things are in deep conflict when I'm say...in a hotel, or using airport WIFI. Because of this I often increase my comfort by pairing a dynamic SSH tunnel with a local SOCKS proxy. There are plenty of articles…

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LG G Smartwatch Review

I recently spent about 5 days with the new LG G Smartwatch. It's definitely a good start to what I hope is a new wave of smartwatches, but I can't say its ready to become apart of my EDC. Android Wear While not specific to this make/model of watch,…

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