Caturday Night Likes 23: All Apple

This is the furst in a series of kitten-sized bowls of goodies. It’s a handful of new and old links highlighting both articles and comments, often outside of the major news flow. After recent Yosemite and iOS 8 announcements, week 23 is all about Apple. This post is brought…

Moments of Missing Vim: Trailing Periods

Betrayal is the taste in my mouth. I edit a Markdown formatted todo list in neither Vim nor Evernote, but the beautiful Writer Pro. What bothers me is not the taste, however, but a buzzing in the background that's been annoying me for some time. There’s a moment of…

Putting Arrows in Your Vim Maps

Keyboard shortcuts like Command-Shift-F are efficient, because they put us where the action is (in this case, in a search and replace field). They can make us feel great about using a GUI, especially when we cuddle those keys in apps as alluring as Sublime Text 3 or TextMate 2…

Pentadactyl: A Fox on Fire

Pentadactyl. It's the only Firefox add-on you’ll ever need, and I'll be poking it with my spotlight in upcoming writings. "Then why haven’t I heard about it," you ask. "What does it do?" The word “pentadactyl” refers to a limb having five fingers or toes, and it turns…

New Beginnings

The old has now been safely tucked away to make place for the new, and the new will mostly be related to technological productivity and creativity, transparency and privacy, tools of the trade, and the web in general. It's the right time to let things go—to throw out the…