What I wish I knew when I first started speaking internationally
Some good advice from Amber Case which you can use even if you just speak at events in your own country
presentation  speaking 
7 weeks ago
EverOrg
A tool to convert Evernote ENEX files to the format used with Emacs org-mode. And it works pretty well, too.
tools  emacs  org-mode 
7 weeks ago
Fread
Open source firmware project for ebook readers
opensource  software 
12 weeks ago
Finding interesting documents with grep
A good introductory tutorial for this useful tool
opensource  linux 
july 2018
Why taking writing breaks is important
Good advice, and not just for fiction writers
writing 
june 2018
» using notational velocity mnmlist
Leo Babauta on using Notational Velocity
plain-text 
may 2018
The eight rules for good documentation
"Like good code, good documentation is difficult and time consuming to write"
techcomm  writing 
may 2018
Prioritization – More Important Than Any Productivity Technique
wherein we hear something I've been saying for years: productivity isn't about doing more. It's about doing what you need to do more effectively.
productivity 
april 2018
Producing Open Source Software
wherein we learn, in book form, about *how successful projects operate, the expectations of users and developers, and the culture of free software.*
opensource 
april 2018
Manoush Zomorodi says it's time to get bored
The host of the Note to Self podcast explains how to step away from our screens and enjoy the pleasures of boredom to refresh our minds.
productivity 
march 2018
Some open truisms
Some interesting thoughts about the meaning of open from Bryan Behrenshausen, based on the final lecture of his Duke University course called "Foundations of an Open Source World"
opensource 
january 2018
Panopticlick
An online tool for checking if your browser and its add-ons protect you from tracking
privacy 
november 2017
Prism Break - Opt out of global data surveillance programs
A list of tools that let you take you data and put it back into your own hands. Or, at least, get it out of the hands and away from the eyes of big tech companies
privacy  security  tools 
november 2017
The Art of the Command Line
Some command line information, in bite-sized chunks
CLI 
november 2017
Courier Prime
A better version of the classic Courier font, perfect for working in plain text
fonts  plain-text 
october 2017
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