Saturday singles: Ministry “Good Trouble,” Theon Cross “We Go Again”

Catching up on new music today and two singles grabbed my attention above the rest, a single from Theon Cross and a cut from Ministry for their upcoming album Moral Hygiene. Theon Cross: "We Go Again" Theon Cross is a jazz tuba player, and his 2019 LP Fyah is a must-hear for anybody who wants … Continue reading Saturday singles: Ministry “Good Trouble,” Theon Cross “We Go Again”

Jukebox selections: Tristen, Black Sky Giant, HUBRID & The Racers Feat. Hunter Norton, Hashshashin

Been a little quiet on the music front, but not for lack of listening. The opposite, really. The last month or two have been a musical firehose of new stuff, but I haven't quite sorted through everything and sorted out what I actually like from what sounded OK on first listen. For now, these four … Continue reading Jukebox selections: Tristen, Black Sky Giant, HUBRID & The Racers Feat. Hunter Norton, Hashshashin

3 ways to reduce technical debt in content: Avoid bare URLs, events and analyst content

Infrastructure and code aren't the only things in your organization that incur technical debt. Content marketing on blogs is a major offender. Here's just three things to cut down on technical debt in your content marketing on blogs. Content marketing practice to avoid: Bare URLs/URIs in content Be kind to your readers and to yourself: … Continue reading 3 ways to reduce technical debt in content: Avoid bare URLs, events and analyst content

reMarkable 2 and its unremarkable software: Substandard tools hobble excellent hardware

The reMarkable 2 is a nifty piece of engineering. It's about the size of a thin college (U.S.) notebook, responsive and feels as close to writing on paper as a tablet is likely to get. The tools, on the other hand, leave a lot to be desired. reMarkable 2 and cloud services The reMarkable 2 … Continue reading reMarkable 2 and its unremarkable software: Substandard tools hobble excellent hardware

Link-o-Rama: The ugly underneath Amazon Prime, time to ditch Chrome, analyzing music and more…

Using Chrome to buy on Amazon Prime? Maybe think twice. Want to automate your playlists? Try Bliss. Post examining what happens behind the scenes when buying from Amazon, and the anti-trust suit against Amazon accusing it of raising prices for consumers. Bliss music analyzer, an open source library to make audio playlists by evaluating distance … Continue reading Link-o-Rama: The ugly underneath Amazon Prime, time to ditch Chrome, analyzing music and more…

The reMarkable 2 needs reFinement: Writing, workflow and usability

I've been putting the reMarkable 2 through its paces since I got it a few days ago. In this post I'm going to jot down some thoughts about its overall usability whether it might replace my trusty paper notebooks. Spoiler alert: quite possibly! Making marks on the reMarkable 2 First consideration: How's the writing experience? … Continue reading The reMarkable 2 needs reFinement: Writing, workflow and usability

Test-driving the reMarkable 2 on Linux: paper-like or paper-weight?

Is the reMarkable 2 a suitable replacement for pen and paper? Does it work well with Linux? I hope to find out! I'll be writing about my experiences with the tablet over the next week and beyond. If you've been on the fence, feel free to follow along. (Assuming I don't absolutely hate it and … Continue reading Test-driving the reMarkable 2 on Linux: paper-like or paper-weight?