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Merlin Mann | Mar 31 2005
These kids are doing crazy stuff with Greasemonkey.read more »
Merlin Mann | Mar 14 2005
ETech ahead: expect delays, next seven days.read more »
Merlin Mann | Mar 8 2005
Giles was able to use some bits from email exchanges we had in his very good intro to using Macs for GTD. I especially like the tools overview.read more »
Merlin Mann | Mar 4 2005
Friday means its time for our weekly do-si-do of bulleted beauties.read more »
Merlin Mann | Mar 3 2005
Handy little tip to avoid unnecessary drill-down, plus a plug for an old Mac evergreen.read more »
Merlin Mann | Feb 28 2005
NetNewsWire is one my favorite Mac applications. It's a beautiful RSS/Atom reader with so many wonderful features that it's easy to lose one of it's smartest ones in the lights.
I've talked recently about the value of setting your email program's "autocheck" frequency to something more realistic than "every minute," as so many folks currently do. It's an easy way to minimize distraction, plus it encourages the smart habit of "ganging" email work into focused sprints of activity—rather than dashing away from whatever you're doing every minute or two like Pavlov's drooly puppy.
NetNewsWire has a setting that supports this same good habit in your site surfing habits. Under "
Merlin Mann | Feb 25 2005
Merlin Mann | Feb 24 2005
How much do I love my readers? So much.
Despite my initially flipping the bozo bit by asking for technical support about installing Remind, Mike responded with one of the most useful emails I’ve received in a year. So good, that I asked him to move a couple things around and turn it into a full-length guest feature for 43 Folders. So he did.
Many thanks, Mike. I'm still getting my head around a lot of this, but already see many uses for this. Fellow Unix noobs: this looks like a pretty good first project, eh?read more »
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