The Secret Sexual History of The Barre Workout Industry
Here’s what I remember about my first barre class: The workout was so grueling it made my muscles twitch as I lay on my back, rhythmically thrusting my pelvis to a sensual cover of Rihanna’s “Umbrella. via Pocket
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The Pixel 3 XL won't be able to dethrone the Galaxy Note 9 | Android Central
In a little over two weeks, Google will be taking the stage in New York City to unveil its next generation of Android phones — the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. via Pocket
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2 days ago
Google is testing manual bokeh and Color Pop effects in Google Photos
You might remember a few months ago when Google announced Color Pop effects in Google Photos. A few people got neat Color Pop photo suggestions in the Assistant tab, but a wide rollout never happened. via Pocket
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2 days ago
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The pace of financial innovation overtook investors and regulators in the mid-2000s with disastrous consequences. Christopher O’Dea explains how the repercussions are still being felt in real estate  via Pocket
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2 days ago
Traister: Good and Mad - Blog Ipsa Loquitur
The Cut has a fantastic excerpt from Rebecca Traister’s forthcoming book “Good and Mad” – the except is titled And You Thought Trump Voters Were Mad: American women are furious — and our politics and culture will never be the same. via Pocket
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2 days ago
Slow Down, Reader | Tufts Now
Maryanne Wolf needed to test a hypothesis. A longtime researcher on how reading on screens changes the brain—and not for the better—she was coming to suspect that what she’d been warning others about had happened to her. Her test was simple: reread Hermann Hesse’s Magister Ludi. via Pocket
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2 days ago
Your preferred method for organizing complex notes? (also here's mine) - 💬General - Dynalist Forum
I’m curious to how people are taking notes on their dynalist. Not for things like journal logs or inbox management, but for project wikis / complex notes. Such as: NARROW DOWN A PARTICULAR FOLDER TO ZOOM INTO. Say I’m going to learning about wordpress and php. via Pocket
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2 days ago
How I use dynalist.io - Vincent Tang
Its been awhile since I posted anything on this blog, as I haven’t gotten much oppurtunity to post anything as of late. Lists are so simple yet so effective, and have been around for the longest time. Use case examples such as these: via Pocket
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2 days ago
Thanks to Dynalist, my searching is over | Ideas worth sharing
For years I have been trying to find the best note-taking tool. I wanted to have my notes all in one place, in a way that allows me to quickly dump individual notes from my reading, organize them by topics, link topics to each other, and quickly find my notes with a flexible search mechanism. via Pocket
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2 days ago
At top of WorkFlowy founder’s to-do list: Keeping his app’s cult-like following happy – GeekWire
In January, when Jesse Patel announced plans to overhaul WorkFlowy, his quirky-but-powerful outline app, he appealed for mercy. It wasn’t your usual Silicon Valley product announcement, but this isn’t a typical app. via Pocket
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2 days ago
Productive Living
No matter how sophisticated any of us think we are about productivity and how we support it, the nitty-gritty of what we touch and look at "down in the weeds" in our personal systems on a day-by-day basis is the source of either frustration or enthusiasm. via Pocket
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2 days ago
Evernote isn't looking too healthy these days / Boing Boing
I've never entirely trusted the cloud. When I write, I use offline apps like Scrivener and iA Writer. My photos move around to my computer and smartphones without the help of any online services. The USB cable is the king of my workflow. My backups are kept on a keypad secured USB drive. via Pocket
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3 days ago
Manafort Flips - Blog Ipsa Loquitur
On Friday, twenty members of Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s team walked into a federal courtroom in Washington, D.C. with Paul Manafort. via Pocket
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3 days ago
Peak Design's Travel Backpack is the most versatile overnight bag I've used | Android Central
There's something incredibly satisfying about being able to stuff everything you need for a short trip in one bag. Especially when that bag doesn't need to be checked as luggage and can easily fit into an overhead compartment on most flights. via Pocket
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4 days ago
OnePlus 6T has a Dual Camera, Guys – Droid Life
Within the past few weeks, a couple of purported renders of the OnePlus 6T floated around the tech media-sphere, showing that the upcoming device from OnePlus may feature a triple camera layout. We didn’t post them, because they looked fake as f*ck. via Pocket
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4 days ago
Ashley Eckstein’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? While the time I wake up is never consistent, I try to keep my overall morning routine the same. I actually really love my mornings! Mornings are my time for me, and I like to use them to ease into my day. A pretty standard morning for me starts at 5:00am. via Pocket
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4 days ago
Are We All Becoming Pavlov’s Dogs? | Psychology Today
Scenario 1: Your smartphone buzzes. Without a moment’s hesitation you grab it out of your pocket and check the alert: Was it an email? A test? A Facebook notification? Or just a phantom vibration? via Pocket
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4 days ago
The iPhone Xs Is The Best iPhone Since The Last One
Apple's newest flagship iPhone is the best phone money can buy. Which is good, considering how much money it costs. I have owned, or used at length, every model of iPhone that Apple has released from the original to the X. via Pocket
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4 days ago
Ringing the chords of the Universe: how music influenced science | Aeon Essays
My interest in the relations between music and mathematics started at an early age. My grandfather played his violin for me when I was about five years old, and I still remember it clearly. via Pocket
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5 days ago
The Risk of Discovery
Because biographies of famous scientists tend to edit out their mistakes, we underestimate the degree of risk they were willing to take. And because anything a famous scientist did that wasn't a mistake has probably now become the conventional wisdom, those choices don't seem risky either. via Pocket
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5 days ago
The Not-To-Do List: 9 Habits to Stop Now | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss
This is how the world felt before Crackberries. (LeoLuigi) “Not-to-do” lists are often more effective than to-do lists for upgrading performance. The reason is simple: what you don’t do determines what you can do. via Pocket
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5 days ago
What is Your Archimedes Lever? - The Biglaw Investor
An ancient Greek mathematician named Archimedes of Syracuse lived for roughly 75 years in the period between 287 – 212 BC. Considered one of the greatest mathematicians of all time, he studied and understood, among other things, the power of levers. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Nick Littlehales: the man who showed Cristiano Ronaldo how to sleep | Russell Jackson | Football | The Guardian
What is the professional journey to becoming Cristiano Ronaldo’s sleep coach? For former golf pro and bedding industry marketing guy Nick Littlehales, the path to one of sport’s most unconventional and interesting careers started in the late 1990s, when he wondered why elite sporting organi via Pocket
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5 days ago
Kim Leutwyler’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I usually wake up at 7:43am, although that can vary based on how late I went to bed the night prior. I cannot set my alarm for times that end in 5 or 0 (not sure why exactly). I remain in bed to read news, check emails, and answer direct messages on social media. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Ashley Turchin’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? Alarms are the bane of my existence, so I rarely set one. I tend to wake up naturally at around 7:00am. Immediately after I wake up, I walk blindly to the pre-prepared coffee pot and click the ‘on’ button. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Julien Smith’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I wake up at 6:30am; I make a cup of coffee with a Chemex coffee machine; and then I sit down and do morning pages, which is half an hour or so of writing for a thousand words. Then I’ll hit the gym if it’s a workout day, arriving at 8:00am to power-lift. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Ainsley Earhardt’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I wake up around 3:00am when my alarm goes off, and I snooze for a few minutes. When I finally roll out of bed, I check the baby monitor to make sure that Hayden, my daughter, is okay. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Des Traynor’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I wake up around 7:00am. After showering and dressing, I drink coffee in my kitchen while doing a quick pass of emails and my calendar in case there’s anything urgent (rare) and mentally planning the important tasks I have to work on. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Mitch Joel’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I’ve got three extremely young children, so my morning routine usually looks like something out of the comics in the back of newspapers. It’s crazy town. I’m typically up at 5:00-5:30am navigating the children. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Esmé Weijun Wang’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I tend to wake up between 4:30-5:00am. I don’t use an alarm. Once awake, I wash up and make coffee, which I drink while doing my morning journaling. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Ali Bonar’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I’m not a morning person… but I’m not a night person, either. I guess you could say I’m an afternoon person? Or more candidly, a “loves to sleep” person? Either way, it’s a daily struggle to peel myself out of bed, so I need all the help I can get. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Cal Newport’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I usually wake up somewhere between 6:00 and 7:00am. On most weekday mornings I’ll then run down the street to a nearby park where I do twenty-five pull-ups to get the day started. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Unique Family Vacation Rentals
So, you’re about to head off on another family adventure, and you’re at the beginning stages of planning where you’ll rest your heads. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Aubrey Marcus’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I wake up around 8:30am, typically after falling asleep sometime around 1:30am. I produce some of my best work at night, so I’ve created a structure that goes with my natural rhythm rather than trying to fight it. The first thing I do after waking up is hydrate. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Jacqueline Claudia’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? Most mornings, I have my alarm set for 5:20am, though I’m usually up on my own by 5:00am and going through my email while I wait for the alarm to go off. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Derik Mills’ Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I tend to wake up naturally between 5:30 and 6:30am, depending on when I fall asleep the night before. The first thing I do is go to the kitchen to make tea. I’m a bit of a slow riser. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Benjamin Hardy’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I wake up between 5:00-6:00am without an alarm. I throw on my gym clothes, grab some water or a pre-workout drink (I often switch between caffeinated and non-caffeinated), and drive to the gym. In the gym parking lot I say a prayer for inspiration and open my journal. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Eliza Blank’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? My alarm goes off every morning at 6:30am, but I generally stay in bed for the first thirty minutes of my day. I check in on the business—email, calendar, and the sales numbers that came in overnight while I was asleep. It gets me excited for the day ahead. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Joel Gascoigne’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I try to make sure I get at least seven and a half hours of sleep. Sleep is important! I wake up around 6:30am and drink 500 milliliters (16.9 ounces) of water as soon after getting up as I can. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Judge Jeremy Fogel’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I usually wake up between 5:30 and 6:00am. I get the newspaper, make a cup of coffee, and put on quiet classical music. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Corbett Barr’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I wake up around 8:30am. My wife and I take our dog for a walk every morning for about thirty minutes. I find this helps get the blood flowing and wakes up my brain. After the walk, some days I stop at a coffee shop and get to work right away. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Lily Percy’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I usually wake up between 6:30-7:00am. If my body is feeling up for it, I’ll take an early morning Pilates Reformer class, or run on the treadmill or work out on the elliptical in my apartment building’s gym. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Grant Faulkner’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I generally wake up around 4:30am and make a pot of coffee. Twyla Tharp said that in order to get to the gym in the mornings, she focuses only on getting to the cab because she knows if she makes it to the cab, then she’s good. The pot of coffee is my cab. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Krista Suh’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I adjust my morning routine according to my intuition, a practice I cheekily call Pussy Schedules in my book because I’m letting my feminine intuition make the decisions! I like to keep my morning time very slow and private—kind of like women who choose to have a wa via Pocket
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5 days ago
Jing Wei’s Morning Routine on My Morning Routine
What is your morning routine? I should probably preface this by saying that I’m not much of a morning person. That, combined with the fact that I’m a freelancer, is a dangerous situation. My mornings can vary wildly depending on what my day looks like. via Pocket
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5 days ago
The Lost Civilization of Dial-Up Bulletin Board Systems - The Atlantic
I have a vivid, recurring dream. I climb the stairs in my parents’ house to see my old bedroom. In the back corner, I hear a faint humming. It’s my old computer, still running my 1990s-era bulletin board system (BBS, for short), “The Cave. via Pocket
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5 days ago
Who Was the Falling Man from 9/11? - Falling Man Identity Revealed
Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day. via Pocket
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6 days ago
Why I left Dropbox for iCloud Drive and never looked back | 9to5Mac
When I think back to the early days of iPhone and iPad (and even my Mac life around that time), Dropbox was so ingrained into my workflows that I couldn’t ever see it leaving. On the flip-side, I’ve have been using Dot Mac/MobileMe/iCloud since before the iPhone was released. via Pocket
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6 days ago
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Yesterday was a busy day. Not only did I miss the Apple iPhone keynote in real time, I could only watch it several hours later. Per my usual routine these days, I avoided social media (including turning off all notifications) until after I had the chance to watch. via Pocket
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7 days ago
It was a crazy news day, and this is what matters - Charged
Nothing at Apple's event today in Cupertino was a surprise, but it was still a stellar show: the company today unveiled a trio of new iPhones and an all-new Watch. via Pocket
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8 days ago
Here's how to fix glide typing on Gboard | Android Central
Gboard is one of our favorite keyboards with a vast array of features and usually great stability. Well, that stability has been wobbling for some this week, as redditors have seen issues with glide typing including the inability to type basic words. via Pocket
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8 days ago
The iPhone Franchise – Stratechery by Ben Thompson
Apple released a new flagship iPhone yesterday, the iPhone XS. This isn’t exactly ground-breaking news: it is exactly what the company has done for eleven years now (matching the 11-year run of non-iOS iPods, by the way1). via Pocket
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9 days ago
Frank Turner Dragged Me to the Weirdest Show I've Ever Been to - Noisey
A bearded man in a gold g-string and yellow muumuu is adjusting the horns on his Chicago Bulls hat. On a couch in the corner of the room, a very large, very flamboyant man named Dusty is introducing me to “his love,” Sparkles. via Pocket
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9 days ago
Tom Waits Makes a List of His Top 20 Favorite Albums of All Time | Open Culture
What’s that? Exile on Main Street’s in your top 20 favorite albums of all time? Yeah, me too. How about Trout Mask Replica? A little weird, that one, right? The Basement Tapes? Cool... So, uh, how about Bohemian-Moravian Bands? No? Never heard of it? Seriously? via Pocket
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9 days ago
Self-care brands and delivery startups make big money off the homebody - Vox
Hillary Benton is hatching a plan to stay in bed. Some tips she shared in advance of the proposed blog launch included stowing all morning and evening skincare products in a nightstand basket, setting up a coffee making station within reach, and avoiding the shower. via Pocket
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10 days ago
Price drop! Learn how to become a master photographer - Android Authority
Every day there is a big deal here at AAPicks. This one is for the photography lovers among you. Everyone has an amateur photographer inside them, and now we all have high-caliber cameras in our pockets too. via Pocket
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10 days ago
Apple event: Apple Watch Series 4 seems like a game-changer — Quartz
During a rather turgid two hours today (Sept. 12), Apple plodded through announcing three relatively minor upgrades to its iPhone line, briefly touched on some software updates for some other products, and introduced its latest Apple Watch. via Pocket
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10 days ago
Apple event: new iPhones, iPads, and watches announced — Quartz
Well, that was a bit underwhelming. At the Steve Jobs Theater on its Cupertino, California campus, Apple on Wednesday (Sept. 12) unveiled its latest host of gadgets, including multiple new iPhones and smartwatches. via Pocket
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10 days ago
The Apple (AAPL) Watch does the exact opposite of what it is supposed to do — Quartz
Tap. Tap. Tap. Before Quartz, I never tended to be someone who bought the first generation of a new product. I usually waited until the kinks were worked out and picked up the second version. via Pocket
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10 days ago
Move from lnbox to Gmail - Inbox by Gmail Help
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11 days ago
iMessage is the glue that keeps me stuck to the iPhone - The Verge
Last week Google revealed its Pixel phone, or "Google phone" as Google’s own search trends have determined. via Pocket
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11 days ago
Will we ever get tired of buying iPhones? - The Verge
It’s iPhone launch day today, which I would usually greet with some meditation on the expected features or design of the new device and how it fits into the wider competitive field. This year, however, I want to zoom out rather than in. via Pocket
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11 days ago
Every Owen Wilson "Wow" In Chronological Order
Yeah, I’m not sure what else needs to be explained here, it’s what it says on the tin, etc. Owen Wilson likes saying “wow” in movies, people like pointing out that Owen Wilson likes saying “wow” in movies, and this is a collection of those moments. Purple monkey dishwasher. via Pocket
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11 days ago
The Unbelievable True Story of How Three Podcasters Trolled Their Way into Trolls 2 | Vanity Fair
This is the story of podcasters Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy, and their quest to make a simple yet seemingly impossible dream—being cast in their favorite film franchise—come true. It’s a story about how they used a podcast to make it happen. But above all, this is a story about trolls. via Pocket
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12 days ago
Apple iPhone XS event preview: death of the home button - Vox
If you believe the many, many rumors and leaks, Apple will release three new phones on Wednesday. via Pocket
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13 days ago
Fidget spinners, weighted blankets, and the rise of anxiety consumerism - Vox
Two Kickstarter campaigns between the fall of 2016 and the spring of 2017 set out with relatively modest goals: Each intended to raise around $20,000 to create products that claimed to relieve stress. via Pocket
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13 days ago
The Fuji X-T2 And Remembering Photography Is Fun | Fstoppers
Why would a full frame Nikon man spend his hard earned dollars to buy a crop sensor Fuji?  Well, the answer is more basic than one might think. via Pocket
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13 days ago
Switching phones like a pro: How our reviewers do it - Android Authority
Switching phones can be a complete pain. Not only do you have to make sure all of your data is backed up, but you also have to find ways to transfer your accounts and make sure all your favorite apps get reinstalled. via Pocket
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13 days ago
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I need to be clear up front, I haven’t actually met Tim Ferriss. The idea for this article started when I watched the Chewbacca Mom video and started thinking about whether George Lucas had seen it. via Pocket
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14 days ago
Note Taking with Google Drive | Dynamo6
There is a plethora of great note-taking applications available now for your organisation, with applications like Evernote and Microsoft OneNote currently in the top list. via Pocket
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15 days ago
How (and why) to use Google Drive as a powerful note-taking tool | PCWorld
There's an abundance of perfectly good note-taking software available for organization addicts, with tools like Evernote and OneNote typically topping the list. via Pocket
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15 days ago
How I Use Google Docs To Take Notes
I know that the new school year is about to start, and that means students everywhere are going to start over in their classes. All new professors, classes, and new notes. via Pocket
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15 days ago
Galaxy Note 9 is an ideal travel phone - Business Insider
There's no doubt that the Sony A6000 camera I brought for the trip would have taken better photos, but it's a whole extra device to carry around. via Pocket
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15 days ago
What’s Going on at Evernote and Why Genealogists Should Be Concerned - Abundant Genealogy
Over the past week, I’ve seen an increase in “chatter” among various genealogy and technology-related groups on Facebook about Evernote shutting down. via Pocket
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15 days ago
Kindle Oasis Review: Way Better, Way Bigger | WIRED
Earlier this year, I caught myself complaining to a colleague that I don't read enough books. I read more than ever, but I'd largely replaced books with magazine features, news stories, and tweets. (Mostly tweets, if I'm being honest. via Pocket
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16 days ago
How to Read a Whole Damn Book Every Week | GQ
It may sound difficult, but the secret to reading a book every week is to not be precious about it. Every year, I read over a hundred books. This means I polish off somewhere between two and three books a week. via Pocket
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16 days ago
Google Keep vs. Evernote: Which Note Keeping App Is Best for You?
You can find plenty of note-taking sites and mobile apps, but Google Keep and Evernote Google Keep Is a Great Evernote Alternative and Here's Why Google Keep Is a Great Evernote Alternative and Here's Why For note-taking and list-keeping, Google Keep beats Evernote hands down. via Pocket
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16 days ago
Let me tell you about living my life on the road / Boing Boing
In passing, I've talked about the fact that my wife and I are full-time nomads. Lemme expand on that. A few years back, we bought a 21-year-old RV with the intention of living in it while my wife completed her degree in Vancouver, Canada. via Pocket
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16 days ago
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