2018-02-25: Make a plan... I’m very happy and more than a little proud that I’ve been working as a Mac and iOS developer for a …

2017-11-26: Update to Agenda Minder coming soon! I've been chipping away at user requests. Just a few more elements on this particular batch. The …

2016-07-17: The Release Notes Conference was the Catalyst for Me Launching Agenda Minder Release Notes Conference - A Catalyst for Me I wrote something like the following in a message to …

2016-04-04: More on Meeting Productivity - The Agenda If you are running or attending a meeting, preparation is critical to productivity. The Havard …

2016-02-03: Meeting Productivity My writing is a lot about getting more effective at the things I need to do on a day to day basis. I …

2015-12-29: Finding Files Quickly with Favorites in Trickster So I had a bit of a hiccup in my filing system recently. I was with my boss on a video call when we …

2015-09-01: Can't Wait for the New AppleTV With the demise of the Ouya nearly complete, the stage is set for Apple TV. I've been waiting for a …

2015-07-19: Update to Encrypting PDF with PDFPen Slight update to the automatically encrypt PDF's with PDFPen. Updated to select the file and encrypt …

2015-07-14: On Software Commoditization - Lessons from the Chemical Industry? Commoditization of software and indeed the computer industry has been talked extensively (DuckDuckGo …

2015-07-11: Podcasts by Programmers I just listened to the latest episode of Shared Instance, a podcast by 3 iOS programmers from …

2015-07-09: Learning to Code I saw this article by David Sparks recently. As a fellow hobbyist who has been trying to improve my …

2015-06-21: Fixing Autofiling Script for Outlook So somewhere along the way, my auto-filing script for outlook began failing. When selecting a single …

2015-03-10: Research Kit - Nicely Done Tim! Research Kit has to be the bit that struck me the most during the recent Apple Event. It is a …

2014-11-16: Minimalist Wallet Update - Wrap Wallet Has It All I've been using the wrap wallet for the better part of a month. Why only a month given I backed wrap …

2014-08-30: List of Devs on the Web from Brent Simmons I follow a few developers (see the side bar). Brent Simmons gives a long list on his post at …

2014-08-10: Auto-filing from Outlook for Mac Why would I go back to Outlook? For number of reasons, I am unfortunately going back to using …

2014-06-15: Update to Autofiling Script A reader asked about altering the autofiling script talked about here to capture the name of the …

2014-06-15: Github Repositories I put a few of my scripts up on Github. This should allow folks to be able to see the latest scripts …

2014-06-07: Swift - Can it make me a programmer? The Apple Keynote was pretty exciting and I was really surprised at the announcement of the new …

2014-05-20: Tagging All the Files with Hazel What is Needed? A reader sent me an email asking about a refinement to my filing system. I've had …

2014-05-10: Handwritten Searchable Notes in PDF from the iPad! Yes I'm supposed to be focusing on my email project but I had a great idea yesterday that worked …

2014-05-08: MPU Episode 191 I had a lot of fun talking with David Sparks and Katie Floyd on Episode 191 of MPU. I got a chance …

2014-05-04: Progress on the Email Front My latest declared project is to get out of email. This is a difficult problem for me and I've only …

2014-03-27: Office on iPad is a Big Deal I downloaded the Office apps, looked at a few reviews, and have seen some of the tweets. The short …

2014-03-01: Tag vs Folders - A Personal Epiphany just had an insight on a way to abandon folders for tags and smart folders. This would eliminate my …

2014-03-01: Automatically Convert Word Documents to PDF UPDATE - SCRIPT HAS A BUG - DO NOT USE TO AUTOPOST TO PUBLIC SITES THE SCRIPT CAN CONVERT ALREADY …

2014-02-13: Next Quest - Stop Living in my Email So I've updated my systems on note taking and filing with positive results. I continue to make …

2014-01-18: Observations and Productivity Gains - Tweaking the Autofiling Script I continue to analyze my productivity by observing where I have little frustrations or moments of …

2014-01-03: Chromebook Sales Numbers were only for a portion of B2B Sales What are the real sales numbers for Google's Chromebook? I saw a number of articles about the …

2013-12-26: Automating PDF Encryption and Redacting at Macdrifter Gabe Weatherhead at Macdrifter wrote up a nice summation of some ways to store and protect your …

2013-12-23: Filing System Complete - Hazel adds Dynamic Mavericks Tagging The latest update of Hazel, version 3.2.3, add dynamic tag support. New features: Added "Dynamic …

2013-11-25: Slight delays on finalizing my filing system We got the OK at work to go Mavericks. The upgrade was great and I was primed and ready to update my …

2013-11-24: More thoughts on minimalist wallets I've been using a few of the newer minimalist wallets and finding them to be fairly good. In keeping …

2013-09-25: Update on Minimalist Wallet After a bit more usage, it is clear that these an small wallets are great card wallets. They will …

2013-09-07: Minimalist Wallet Thoughts Like a bunch of folks, I am in the minimalist wallet camp. As cash isn't used as much today as even …

2013-08-20: Business Card Scanning So business card scanning was ridiculously easy. Simply had to use my equipment at home. Fujitsu …

2013-08-18: Thoughts on Systems I am not one to enjoy designing or implementing systems. As such, I greatly appreciate well designed …

2013-08-09: Ouya and the Implications for Gaming on AppleTV I backed the Ouya's kick-starter because I'm a long time gamer beginning back with the 2600 and now …

2013-07-23: Holding on Doing More Filing Workflow Until Mavericks is Out I'm pretty sure my workflow will get really simple with the building blocks already in place and …

2013-07-06: Folks are Missing the Opportunity of Tagging - Filing and Finding in the Future will be Great So a number of folks have been poking at the overall utility of tagging vs. nested folders vs...name …

2013-06-03: Update on Notetaking both iPad and on Mac Overall my workflows described in my notetaking posts have remained reasonably the same. There are a …

2013-05-27: More on Autofiling and Tagging items from Email for my Filing System So I've been using a filing system from my email that autotags the files in spotlight with Hazel …

2013-04-09: Filing System - Automatically Saving Mail Attachment to Folder Named for Sender Recently I was excited to make a few breakthroughs on my filing (reference system for you GTD folks) …

2013-04-08: In Search of a Better Filing System - Vision and Hints at a Breakthrough So I’m thinking of how to be able to find folders more quickly in my reference system. Most of the …

2013-03-19: Update on Notetaking on iPad Flow My workflow on notes with my computer is my go to flow for large meetings.  For the balance of …

2013-01-27: Using Deprivation Testing as Hurdle for Tools to Make Your Work-Flows Much talk of productivity podcasts center on tools. I try out more than my share of tools. While my …

2013-01-07: Calendar not playing nicely with Exchange So experiment is going awry switching to Calendar. Today, Calendar doubled up a meeting invite for a …

2013-01-05: Outlook Identity Crashes - I Look for email data portability and Migrate from Outlook 2011 to Mail Migrated from Outlook 2011 (14.2.5) to MacMail (version 6.2) It seems that my end of year email …

2012-12-23: Autodialing conference numbers + pass codes for iPhone Jeff Hunsberger wrote a great tip that I have been using lately to one touch dial into conferences. …

2012-12-16: Update to Automatically Encrypting PDF with PDFPen via AppleScript and Hazel I wasn't really happy with the security piece in the original simple script for encrypting PDFs and …

2012-12-15: Automatically Encrypting PDF's via PDFPen in Filing WorkFlow see updatedscript using Apple's KeyChain....better security I'm still using Yojimbo but I'm …

2012-12-08: Embedded Powerpoints in Mac 2011 - Tip to View Easily AAArgh I Can't View This PowerPoint Before the Meeting I've used this tip more than a few time over …

2012-12-08: Encrypted TimeCapsule Back-ups Many of you with Mac's for work need some back up solution at home so that you are not left high and …

2012-10-30: Payoff from Paperless - So Much Win So I put the vast majority of items in our file drawers into PDF's via a ScanSnap 1500M (Thanks for …

2012-10-13: More on iPad Notetaking The times I need my iPad for note-taking are when my computer is being used for presenting of …

2012-10-01: WikiStyle Links for nvALT - Fun Stuff for nvALT fans, this is sweet. …

2012-10-01: A Bit More on iPad WorkFlow So I have more than a few text editors on the iPad.  So I revisited a couple to further work on …

2012-09-29: More on iPad Note Taking Work Flow I just read a good post from Jeff Hunsberger of Technology Notes Nebulous Notes iPad Workflow. There …

2012-09-09: Text Editors for iOS As I continue to think about a work flow for when I take notes on my iPad, I found this on Brett …

2012-09-08: Possible iPad Meeting Notes Work Flow Through Box.net Goodreader for iOS connects to Box.net which makes it a good candidate to transfer .txt files to my …

2012-09-08: Meeting Notes Work Flow in that ends in Microsoft Outlook for the Mac I’ve had a lot of problems getting a workflow that allows me to efficiently get meeting notes …

2012-09-02: An add to the Macsparky OmniFocus Hazel Rule This post at Macsparky is great from a workflow standpoint to make sure the bill gets paid. I've …

2012-09-02: Hazel to Yojimbo including Encrypting File First off, you'll get a lot of great content form macsparky.com.   So check over there for …

2012-09-01: Checking Out iPad Posting Seems pretty straight forward.

2012-09-01: A Start I ran a blog at work for about a year about 6 years ago focused mainly on scientific literature …