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(seemingly stupid little Mac tricks) OmniFocus and Perspectives

Omni Focus has a new, small demo online movie: Perspectives (direct movie link). Or: How to set up a bunch of custom views of your tasks. So I’ve made some of my own custom icons tojump right to Stuff I wanna see allda time. I’m sure this makes no sense whatsoever, unless you’ve a) got […]

Mac OS: Recapturing disk space

Or, how I freed up around 2GB of disk space yesterday. GrandPerspective is an app that helps you find “hidden” large files. I found a 750 MB “empty” (really!) disk image with it, and a bunch of stuff hidden in my mail libraries. HawkWings helps with the mail problems, here. Getting rid of attachments on […]

9 simple little writing habits

Excellent advice.

Why airplanes are late

It’s very simple math: If, under perfect conditions, 60 airplanes can use a runway, but airlines have scheduled 70 or more flights for that hour, it is impossible for all 70 to use the runway during that hour. [via Jim Fallows]


Omnifocus, the MacOS GTD tool is gonna ship next week. You can download the public beta and buy a license before January 8 for half off (39.95 vs. 79.95 next week). I tried it yesterday, and it looks good. (brought to you by January is Infrastructure Month)

Stopping Junk Mail

January is infrastructure month. I mentioned this one before, but it bears repeating right now. Stopping junk (snail) mail via 41 pounds dot org. Send em 41 bucks. Tell them who you don’t want to get mail from. They get you off of the lists. Deluge dwindles and dries up. does the same thing, […]