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/Uses

What’s a /uses page? It’s exactly what you think it is. This is a catalog of the tools I use in my world. This list includes the professional and personal apps, sites, and services that keep my life on track and help get my work done. For more /uses pages, check out uses.tech.

This Blog

  • Built by Blot, a static site generator
  • Using a customized version of the Magazine theme
  • Everything is written in Markdown
  • Files are kept on GitHub
  • Files are pushed to GitHub using Working Copy on iOS and Terminal or GitHub Desktop on Mac

Text Editors

writing everything in common .md files means I can create and edit them anywhere

Other Apps

  • Keyboard Maestro for automating all sorts of fun stuff (Mac)
  • Better Touch Tool for a couple of very specific use cases (Mac)
  • Hazel is constantly moving and organizing files for me (Mac)
  • Omnifocus keeps me sane (iOS and Mac)
  • Fantastical is a beautiful and powerful calendar. I used to use it for specific things, but with the 3.0 update it’s my only calendar now. (iOS and Mac)
  • Spark email is the least-worst email client I’ve found (iOS)
  • DEVONThink is crazy powerful. Ugly as sin, but it’s a great tool
  • Obsidian is my current notes tool. Really getting into Zettlekasten, and Obsidian lets me do it with simple Markdown files.
  • Toggl tracks my time at work. I keep things tagged so at the end of the month I can see how much time I spent on each project.
  • Slack because my job requires it
  • Trello for work and personal stuff
  • SetApp subscription that provides me with tons of utilities (including Better Touch Tool)

Hardware

Work Setup

Personal Setup

Fun

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