In which we talk with the brilliantly undefinable Merlin Mann for his amazing insight, advice, and dissection of the areas of productivity, motivation, and just trying to get there. As he tackles our questions, we get a dose of some classic Merlin-Maning.
Bill English, Investigator in Charge, Office of Aviation Safety, National Transportation Safety Board walks us through the NTSB investigation of the July 6,
"The Commander Thinks Aloud"
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The entire internet decides to look at one famous butt at the same time. One man has to ensure that the website hosting Kardashian butt pictures doesn’t crash. The sheer terror and joy of solving that problem. (Plus, a new Yes/Yes/No.)
John Siracusa returns to Mac Power Users to update us on how his workflows have changed and life as an iPhone owner.
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John Siracusa (@siracusa) | Twitter
Accidental Tech Podcast
The Incomparable – a podcast from The Incomparable
MPU 087: Workflows with John Siracusa | Mac Power Users
John Siracusa | Ars Technica
John Siracusa – Google+
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Bare Bones Software | BBEdit 11
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Simplenote iTunes LinkSimplenote Mac App Store Link
Byword • Simple and efficient text editor for Mac, iPhone and iPad.
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The WINGStand ||| Portable stand for iPhone, iPad
Welcome to Steam
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Torchlight is an action role-playing game developed by Runic Games and published by Perfect World, released for Windows in October 2009.
Still Alive (Official Video) – Jonathan Coulton w/ Sara Quin and Dorit Chrysler (theremin)
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Ear Force PX4 – Turtle Beach, Inc.
Adium – Download
Twitterrific: Making Twitter Extra Terrific
216: iOS 8 Developer Roundtable | Mac Power Users
Omni Productivity Pack coming to iPhone in Q1, 2015 – The Omni Group
Jumpcut: Minimalist Clipboard Buffering for OS X
Wedge — a Mac client for App.net
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OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Ars Technica Review | Ars Technica
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Brett discusses the notion of high-temperature water immersion as a
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John Roderick and Merlin Mann’s exclusive interview with Asher Vollmer, creator of the diabolical iOS game, Threes.
David and Katie sit down with Myke Hurley of Relay.fm to talk about creating his new podcast network, the tools he uses for creating his podcast, juggling multiple jobs and why he finally decided to go full time with Relay.fm
Dan Benjamin returns for another chat with Chris Enns to talk compression, DBX 286s, Skype mix/minus, redacting Heil from podcasting, and what Patreon brings to the table for podcasters and 5by5.
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