Archive tagged Read It Later articles in Pinboard
After trialling a number of reading applications, I’ve come to the conclusion that Read It Later (now Pocket) is also the best way to Keep Articles For Later—for future reference, that is For the past year I’ve been collecting and reading long-form articles using Instapaper, Read It Later and Readability, with my reading interests divided between the three. Then I read a tweet by...
Pinboard: social bookmarking for introverts
Think slimmer, faster Delicious without the shiny bits Of the dozens of apps I’ve bought or signed-up for over the past 12 months, I have a feeling Pinboard is going to stick around for some time. It works like Delicious, because it’s based on the Delicious API. It just doesn’t look like Delicious. Pinboard is reminiscent of ‘earlyweb’ pages, but with better...
Share and share alike
In an environment where reputations and relationships thrive on sharing, such as the internet, giving credit where it’s due should be high on your list of priorities As I write, over on Google+ Jason Calacanis is accused of breaking some unwritten rules—and possibly some written ones, too*. Calacanis’s crime, according to his accusers, is ‘post theft’, taking posts made by others and passing...
iA Writer for Mac: nothing to see here
An elegant, clean writing app that requires some external cosmetic work to take it to the next level I’ve tinkered with iA Writer* for an hour. It takes less time than that to discover and use all of its features. Read the default document that appears when you first launch iA Writer; it contains all you need to know. Once you’ve digested its contents—in a little under two minutes—sit back...
ebooks need standards
With web standards pretty much front and centre, isn’t it about time developers/designers turned some of their attention towards what appears to be a pretty ‘standardless’ digital creation, the ebook? Publishers want us to buy ebooks because they are cheap to produce compared with their analog equivalent; production costs are minimised and logistical costs, such as storage and delivery, all but...
English in the EU →
How German will subvert English as the official EU language.