January 15, 2019

Brent Simmons On Public Bug Trackers:

But opening up the bug tracker to the public is just a way to get bogged down: it’s a way to make worse decisions, and make them more slowly.

This also applies to internal customers. With enough size, you need to have a ticket system, but it should be separate from your bug tracking tool.

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January 11, 2019

Things Inbox Bookmarklet

Things has amazing URL Scheme support, so I created a quick bookmarket to quickly add to my inbox links from Opera while at work — Things auto-fill doesn’t work that well on some apps.

Here’s the bookmarklet: 📥Things.

Grab to your bookmark bar on Opera/Safari/Firefox. On Chrome, right-click to copy link, and then edit the URL of any bookmark to replace.

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January 8, 2019

Brydge for iPad Pro 2018

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This is looking very close to my iPad/iBook wishlist. I really hope Apple is working on some interpretation of the iOS notebook. At $150, if I get a 2018 iPad Pro, I’d rather get this than Apple’s new Smart Keyboard Folio — $179!

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January 6, 2019

Organize multiple applications into grouped tabs on your Windows desktop

Back in the early 00’s, when I was using Windows on my desktop — and later alongside my iBook — Stardock’s apps were probably my first software purchase.

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December 5, 2018

In cryptography, trust is mathematically provable. Everything else is just faith.

What a great intro to a very informative article.

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November 26, 2018

Fools Frown on Feedback

Make no mistake, an email that says this will be better if… is worth its bytes in gold compared to no email.

A boss or peer that cares enough to provide feedback is a positive ROI. Don’t get protective with your creation. If the feedback bothers you, it’s because you sense there’s truth in it — otherwise, you would not care.

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