• How to Cut Children’s Screen Time

    Jane E. Brody reporting: One girl among the 1,000 children she interviewed in preparing her book said, “I feel like I’m just boring. I’m boring my dad because he will take any text, any call, any time, even on the ski lift.” A 4-year-old called her father’s smartphone a “stupid phone.” It turns my stomach […]

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  • Close your laptop. Handwriting could make you smarter.

    I’ve found this to be the case in my own life, and it is the primary reason why I take most notes by hand during calls and meetings. I’ve even found that I don’t need to refer to notes as often when I take them by hand. The downside to all of this though is: […]

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  • Daily Summary Email from OmniFocus

    Getting ready for the day with OmniFocus.

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  • Nox

    A neat little app was just release from Cosmic Owl called Nox. This app can send you a notification for sunrise and sunset. I loved using it while we were at Disney to know when the sun would set — typically I had the app remind me 15 minutes before sunset. It gave me a […]

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  • Getting my Daily To Do List Out of OmniFocus

    This is really neat and similar to what I do — except I have OmniFocus send me a daily email.

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  • The problem with calories

    Conor McClure with the smack down on health: The takeaway should be this: you don’t have to be a slave to the numbers to get the results you want. I would in fact argue the opposite: succumbing to the conventional wisdom of weight loss will only lead to unsustainable habits and disappointment. Take the long […]

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  • Personal Journaling

    Low commitment, low bullshit.

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  • Starting Fresh

    I mean, I got some disk space back and learned somethings.

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  • GPS in Airplane Mode

    Michael Tsai: Presumably the GPS does not perform as well without access to cellular towers or Wi-Fi. But this could potentially save a lot of battery life when you’re in an area with poor cell service. Plus, it would let you track your flight process while on an airplane, if you had the maps preloaded. […]

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  • A Pixel-To-Pixel Showdown

    Alik Griffin comparing the Fuji X-T1 and Sony A7r: My take away from all this is that you have two RAW files that are geared for two different users and it comes down to preference. Would you rather apply noise reduction yourself in post and have a sharper image at low ISO, or would you […]

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  • Design of a Site Meant to Be Read: Part Two

    Make people want to read your article. That’s step one.

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