I decided I’d try to do a Randy Seaver and increase my blog subscriptions to a couple thousand and follow them every day, too.
First I had to find his secret. Either he has way more time than the rest of us, or he’s got a secret.
(Update: Dropbox Shareable Links was a passing concept on the path of development. It’s much simplified now. Dropbox Links.)
Someone emailed me last weekend for some help with linking web pages in a particular way. It wasn’t a difficult question but she had a list of requirements for how she wanted it to work and how she didn’t. So, having knocked every other option out of the ring, what was left was Dropbox Shareable Links. … [continued]
If you’re not using PortableApps yet, there are more portable apps than you would believe and there are more being made all the time. I run as many as I can. You can literally carry around most of the software you need in portable versions. Occasionally I clean out my collection because I gather many more than I can use. Some of them I use daily. … [continued]
When I said, in Mind Mapping a Research Toolbox, that you can keep files in your Public Dropbox folder to yourself a question came up about how safe this is. These links are from the Dropbox domain so could they be indexed by the search engines. Or do they have to be linked from another website in order to be indexed and seen? … [continued]
I read about someone making a Genealogy Research Toolbox. I’m signed up for Thomas’ webinar in April to learn how. … [continued]
I mentioned in Essential Software I was looking for a replacement for the Windows 7 version of WordPad. Well, I found one. It’s called Jarte. Fortunately it has a portable version because I love portable software. Funny for someone who hates traveling and would happily stay home forever if I had a personal shopper, but there you go. Another of life’s fun little contradictions. … [continued]
While I’m waiting for my new (other) monitor to arrive, because I can’t function with just one – I’m reviewing my essential software. … [continued]