Anywhere but Medium
Anywhere but Medium by via Scripting News -- -- https://ift.tt/1nmfSgD
IFTTT  NewsBlur 
7 weeks ago
Libraries Providing Virtual Reference Service via Virtual Reality: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? – Ryan Schultz
Libraries Providing Virtual Reference Service via Virtual Reality: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? by Ryan Schultz via Ryan Schultz -- Have you ever used virtual reference services from a library? -- https://ift.tt/2XvW7EX
IFTTT  NewsBlur 
july 2019
Meet Libby - the new robot library assistant at the University of Pretoria's Hatfield campus
Meet Libby - the new robot library assistant at the University of Pretoria's Hatfield campus by via -- I, for one, welcome our new robot library assistant overlords. 🤖 -- https://ift.tt/2XhMtdG
IFTTT  NewsBlur 
july 2019
Responding To U.S. Army Question, Vets Tweet Harsh Realities Of Their Service : NPR
A U.S. Army Tweet Asking 'How Has Serving Impacted You?' Got An Agonizing Response by Stacey Samuel via News : NPR -- -- https://n.pr/2HYh1GN
IFTTT  NewsBlur 
may 2019
How I Hacked My iPhone’s “Do Not Disturb While Driving” Function and Significantly Improved My Life — Brick - The Phone-Free Movement
How I Hacked My iPhone’s “Do Not Disturb While Driving” Function and Significantly Improved My Life — Brick by via News - Brick - The Phone-Free Movement -- I'm trying this out for the first time today. Wish me luck! -- http://bit.ly/2QbsRRB
IFTTT  NewsBlur 
may 2019
Having a Purpose In Life May Lessen The Risk Of Early Death : Shots - Health News : NPR
What's Your Purpose? Finding A Sense Of Meaning In Life Is Linked To Health by Mara Gordon via News : NPR -- Unsurprising. Now to decouple the meaning of life from arbitrary social milestones. -- https://n.pr/2JD1QGo
IFTTT  NewsBlur 
may 2019
Everything I know about a good death I learned from my cat | The Verge
Everything I know about a good death I learned from my cat by via The Verge - All Posts -- I can relate to much of this article. My Zen is 22 years old and has been dying slowly for quite some time. -- http://bit.ly/2p8gdDZ
IFTTT  NewsBlur 
may 2019
Letting Go of Facebook
Letting Go of Facebook by Marius Masalar via Marius Masalar -- -- http://bit.ly/2EeCxGU
IFTTT  NewsBlur 
february 2019
They Don't Want to Know: Rebecca Solnit on Brett Kavanaugh and the Denial of Old White Men | Literary Hub
They Don’t Want to Know: Rebecca Solnit on Brett Kavanaugh and the Denial of Old White Men by Rebecca Solnit via Literary Hub -- -- https://ift.tt/2xXVQ2B
IFTTT  NewsBlur 
october 2018
No, you probably don’t have a book in you | The Outline
A literary agent on why your good story isn’t likely to be a bestseller.
writing  books  to_blog 
august 2018
Literary Tourism: Scotland
This is good! "The route described below is a rough clockwise circle around Scotland that starts and ends in Edinburgh. (In other words, a dream vacation!) Without further ado, here are some of the best literary destinations in Scotland."
literarytourism  scotland  travel 
june 2018
The Awkward Author Photo Contest Strikes Back
Chuck Wendig's awkward author photo contest is a thing of beauty. I might have to participate this time around.
photography  humor  contests 
june 2018
From Cyan, the indie studio that brought you Myst, comes a new sci-fi adventure.
games  cyan  myst 
june 2018
Pacifica - #1 App for Anxiety & Depression. Reduce stress. Feel better.
Daily tools for stress, anxiety, and depression alongside a supportive community. Based on cognitive behavioral therapy & mindfulness meditation. Available on iOS, Android & Web.
stress  anxiety  depression  therapy  meditation  app 
june 2018
Momentum - Personal Dashboard New Tab Extension/Add-In
Momentum is a personal dashboard designed to eliminate distraction and provide inspiration, focus, and productivity.
chrome  dashboard  productivity  firefox 
may 2018
Coffitivity recreates the ambient sounds of a cafe to boost your creativity and help you work better. Proven and peer reviewed, see the research to learn more.
music  productivity  sound 
may 2018
The Last Conversation You’ll Need to Have About Eating Right
Mark Bittman and doctor David L. Katz patiently answer pretty much every question we could think of about healthy food.
advice  diet  food  health  nutrition 
march 2018
Keeping Found Things Found: The Book | Keeping Found Things Found
This book provides a comprehensive overview of PIM (Personal Information Management), which refers to both the practice and the study of the activities people perform in order to acquire, organize, maintain, and retrieve information for everyday use.
PIM  books 
october 2017
Village Monsters - A Monstrous Life Sim Game by Josh Bossie — Kickstarter
Escape to a carefree and colorful village where the monsters are your friends. For PC, Mac and Linux.
games  monsters 
october 2017
Mineko's Night Market - Coming 2018 to PC, Mac, & ???
Mineko’s Night Market is a game about crafting crafts, eating eats, and catting cats.
games  cats  meowza  kukubee 
october 2017
Rachel Newling
Rachel Newling is an established Australian artist, specializing in hand coloured & reduction linocuts, mixed media engraving & drawings.
art  artists 
october 2017
Pacemaker : A Word Count Planner for Writers and Students
Pacemaker is a playful way of making peace with your writing goals. You set a word count goal, chip away at it day by day and finish on-time! You can approach your writing target in various ways to suit your style.
tools  writing 
october 2017
Course: Databases for Historians
This Handbook provides an introduction to designing databases for use in historical research. It will provide an overview of important concepts – both historical in nature and in terms of databases – that the historian will need to consider before embarking upon designing a database, and it will provide a number of starting points for overcoming certain design problems that specifically affect historians when they come to wrestle their sources into a database.
database  history  research 
september 2017
Dana Library Hand
Dana Library Hand is a font created by Margo Burns, margoburns@gmail.com
fonts  library  typography 
september 2017
The TARDIS and Team Collaboration: Using Slack to Manage Projects through Space and Time - WorkFlowy
An outline of a presentation given by Halsted Bernard (Cygnoir Blanc in Second Life).
april 2017
Block Together
Block Together is designed to reduce the burden of blocking when many accounts are attacking you, or when a few accounts are attacking many people in your community. It uses the Twitter API. If you choose to share your list of blocks, your friends can subscribe to your list so that when you block an account, they block that account automatically. You can also use Block Together without sharing your blocks with anyone.
tools  twitter 
april 2017
The (Submission) Grinder
The Grinder is a submission tracker and market database for writers of fiction (non-fiction and poetry coming soon!). Use our extensive and powerful search engine to find a home for your work. With new features being added periodically we hope to provide a permanent and stable home for your submission tracking.
april 2017
Pronoun Island
Pronoun Island is a website for personal pronoun usage examples.
pronouns  gender  usage  language 
april 2017
The Librarian's Guide to Homelessness
Practical online training so YOU can solve problems with confidence and compassion.
homelessness  libraries  librarians 
april 2017
Slack Themes
Change your Slack sidebar theme.
color  slack  themes 
april 2017
DFTBA - When In Doubt Shirt
Hermione basically did all the heavy lifting and solved all the big mysteries facing the trio. What was her secret, besides her exceptional talent and intelligence? “When in doubt, go to the library.” This attractive American Apparel shirt is sure to make you the smartest dressed wizard around!
t-shirts  harrypotter  libraries 
february 2017
GTD in 15 minutes – A Pragmatic Guide to Getting Things Done
GTD—or “Getting things done”—is a framework for organizing and tracking your tasks and projects.
productivity  reference  GTD 
february 2017
Mark's Weather Links
This is not the official KPTV weather site...But I use this page for weather information every day (it's full of information for Northwest weather junkies.)
If there is a problem with a link, please send e-mail to mark.nelsen@kptv.com. or mail to:

FOX12 Weather c/o Mark Nelsen
14975 NW Greenbrier Pkwy
Beaverton, OR 97006
weather  portland  oregon  news 
december 2016
Hey Siri
Hey-Siri.io is a large list of commands you can use on your iOS and macOS Devices. We're still working to improve the site and add more commands to the list.

Follow us on Twitter @hey_siri_io to stay tuned.
apple  mac  reference 
august 2016
Simon Stålenhag Art Gallery
Unbelievably evocative science fiction art.
sciencefiction  art  portfolio 
june 2016
minimalist ringtones
audio  iphone  music  phone  ringtones 
may 2016
Satellite Eyes
Satellite Eyes is a simple Mac app that automatically changes your desktop wallpaper to the satellite view of where you are, right now.
app  desktop  mac  maps  osx 
april 2016
Raymond Chandler, Philip Marlowe and rhetoric
"It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained glass window."
writing  rhetoric 
april 2016
"Secret Wood"
I love all of these rings and would happily wear them every single day.
jewelry  wood  giftideas 
april 2016
Telegram Messenger Blocks 78 Islamic State-Related Channels - WSJ
From the article: "Communication app Telegram Messenger said it blocked dozens of channels used by Islamic State to send public messages, an about-face for a privacy-centric app that drew criticism when the extremist group lauded it for being 'safe.'"
instantmessaging  privacy  security 
november 2015
Secure Messaging Scorecard | Electronic Frontier Foundation
From the site: "In the face of widespread Internet surveillance, we need a secure and practical means of talking to each other from our phones and computers. Many companies offer “secure messaging” products—but are these systems actually secure? We decided to find out, in the first phase of a new EFF Campaign for Secure & Usable Crypto."
privacy  security  instantmessaging 
november 2015
Every Noise at Once
This is an ongoing attempt at an algorithmically-generated, readability-adjusted scatter-plot of the musical genre-space, based on data tracked and analyzed for 1385 genres by The Echo Nest. The calibration is fuzzy, but in general down is more organic, up is more mechanical and electric; left is denser and more atmospheric, right is spikier and bouncier.
Click anything to hear an example of what it sounds like.
Click the » on a genre to see a map of its artists.
data  music  visualization 
september 2015
ZotQuery | Fractaled Mind
ZotQuery is an Alfred workflow that grants the user access to the data stored in their Zotero application.
zotero  alfred 
august 2015
Connects Slack and IRC channels by sending messages back and forth.
slack  irc 
april 2015
The GeoNames geographical database covers all countries and contains over eight million placenames that are available for download free of charge.
database  maps  placenames  geography  names 
april 2015
University of Leeds IT | Contact Us
The alternate methods of contacting the help desk are combined into the web form here.
web  design  helpdesk 
january 2015
University of Warwick IT Services Help Desk
Good design. I especially like the "Contact the Help Desk" section.
design  web  helpdesk 
january 2015
IT Service Desk | Computer and IT Support | University of St Andrews
This "contact us" page is a bit wordier than I like but it's still good.
helpdesk  design  web 
january 2015
Contact Us | Slack
An example of a great "contact us" page. Clean, clear, concise.
design  helpdesk  web 
january 2015
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