Nostalgia – Rename Your Photos

I have a problem. Half of my photos come from my iPhone (via the Dropbox uploader), which creates filenames based on the date they were taken. But all the photos from my awesome DSLR are named BLAHBLAH_7001.jpg and BLAHBLAH_7002.jpg. That annoys me. I want all of my filenames to be date based so I can […]

Choosing the Right App

Just a quick reminder that occurred to me today. Always remember to use the appropriate tool. Don’t be afraid to split your data across multiple apps and inboxes when appropriate. For example, I store all of my action items and tasks in OmniFocus. But last night I remembered I needed to buy water at the […]


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Using Hazel to Highlight any Uncommitted git Changes

Today I thought I’d share one of the more esoteric Hazel rules I use to monitor the files on my Mac. (If you’re not familiar with Hazel, an indespensible Mac utility that everyone should own, here’s a brief intro.) This rule monitors the folder containing all of my git repositories and highlights any sub-folders that […]


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Hazel Productivity

OmniFocus for People Who Work From Home

Two and a half years ago, when I first wrote about how I use OmniFocus, I was working a full-time job in addition to my committments at home and my freelance work. A year ago this week, I left my day job and ventured out on my own — devoting myself full-time to building my […]


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How I Use OmniFocus to Organize My Life

I’ve noticed a resurgence on the web of people talking about OmniFocus and how they use the app to manage their task lists. Despite being a user for nearly three years — since the first public beta — for some reason I’ve never gotten around to writing about why I find it so useful and […]


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OmniFocus Productivity