Apps I Love: Simon
In a previous life, I had some custom perl scripts that alerted me when web servers went down. 3 months ago, I decided I’d re-write them in ruby and deploy them again for my needs today. Fortunately I remembered seeing Simon when I downloaded Time Out (which I also endorse). Simon was easier to set-up than my perl scripts, saved me the rewrite from perl-to-ruby and does a better job than...
inessential.com: Long-term brain confusion
Brent Simmons: There are a few things that have confused me all my life. One is the issue of higher numbers. For me it’s weekdays. Very stressed about this when I was five. Unless it’s monday, “next monday” and “monday” refer to the same date people. I eventually made peace around seven years old via heuristic: monday means the next possible monday,...
MarsEdit ♥ Tumblr
I didn’t use MarsEdit since my custom blog software doesn’t offer an API it can use. I didn’t use Tumblr since its text entry seemed too weak. Turns out I can use MarsEdit’s Markdown support to post to Tumblr. AND have local copies of all blog postings (though @marcoarment has mentioned they wish to eventually join the data liberation front). In summary: ♥