geekylibrarian
geeklibrarian
geekylibrarian
Sep 2 2018
8

Also, this is your regular reminder that your local library—public, possibly university if they allow public access—likely has access to at least a few of the databases and publishers of scholarly articles. So if you can’t find a free version yourself, try going through the library website and see if you can get Read more

Aug 5 2018
3

The most fundamental principle of meditation is to unstress and step away from the static of both the external world and the “barking dog” of our own internal mental chatter. Using a device-based program with audio playing is still missing the ultimate point of disconnecting. Yeah, sure, “everyone meditates in their Read more

Jul 10 2018
7

Running 11.4.1 since public release. No unusual behaviors noticed in functionality, performance, or power consumption.

Jul 10 2018
2

11.4.1 came out yesterday and already fixes the afformentioned battery drain issues. The 11.4 warnings are a bit outdated now...

Jun 9 2018
5

they make outlining easy, it’s simple to move scenes and chapters about without needing to copy/paste, they have all kinds of settings to help you keep track of things that matter to your story, character sheets, research folders etc, all in one program instead of in dozens of different files that need to be open at Read more

May 27 2018
3

Exactly. Basic Robert’s Rules of Order.

May 27 2018
5

A “police officer.” Do you mean a sergeant-at-arms? This is a pretty standard thing.

May 18 2018
1

I’m not in front of my Mac, but you can’t just “head to Library,” right? Isn’t it a hidden folder? You’ll need to use the Go To Folder command. Plus, there are at least three Library folders. Root level, in System, and in the user’s home directory. Which is the right one? Plus, since they’re system folder (even the Read more

Jan 8 2018
1

This seems silly to me - if you have time to photo your fridge, you have time to make a list. Read more

Jan 8 2018
7

I like this idea, but for my pantry and spice collection. It’s not the stuff on my list that I have trouble remembering, it’s the staples that I don’t buy at every visit. It’s why I have like 3 bags of cornmeal but am constantly running low on flour or seasonings. The only thing in my fridge I forget is how much Read more

Jan 8 2018
14

I’m sorry, it’s a nice idea, but if you can remember to take a photo of the inside of your fridge, you can remember to write a list. Read more

Dec 8 2017
8

1. The whole “cc: the Boss” thing — that’s one of the worst email practices ever. It escalates, it’s an implied threat, it annoys people up the chain that don’t want to see this. You look unprofessional to the boss.

2. If you’re not getting what you need by email, you need to stop sending the emails and set up a Read more

Nov 3 2017
3

A coworker was in line this morning and brought in a new iPhone X. I played around with it - you really won’t miss the home button. The new gestures took like 2 min to get used to, is fairly intuitive, and overall I want to chuck my iPhone 7 out the window now.

Aug 22 2017
7

Cardamom was a spice I never needed to use until a recent recipe called for it. Holy shit. Now I look for reasons to use it.