#177: Workflows with Gabe Weatherhead
February 17th, 2014 · 107 minutes
David and Katie talk with Gabe Weatherhead (a.k.a. MacDrifter) about being a Mac geek in a PC office, DEVONThink, and his automation workflows.
Thanks to MPU listener Hay Oborn for assistance with the shownotes this week!
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Links and Show Notes
Links for this episode:
- macdrifter (macdrifter) on Twitter
- Technical Difficulties - Home
- Home - TextDrop - Online text editor for Dropbox
The fastest way to edit text files in your Dropbox using a web browser.It's designed for situations where you don't have Dropbox installed, like when you're at work.
- Synology - Network Attached Storage (NAS)
- OmniFocus - The Omni Group
Access your tasks via OmniFocus's native apps, email, web browser or 37signals' Basecamp.
- Basecamp is everyone’s favorite project management app.
- Microsoft Office
- iOS: Using Reminders
DEVONthink is smart. It not only searches all your documents almost instantaneously, it also finds connections between them, extracts the most relevant topic words, or files documents automatically.
- Scrivener Writing Software
- Bare Bones Software | Yojimbo
Yojimbo makes keeping all the small (or even large) bits of information that pour in every day organized and accessible
- Evernote Web Clipper
save anything you see online—including text, links and images—into your Evernote account with a single click.
- DEVONthink Pro Office
DEVONthink Pro Office is your Mac paperless office. It stores all your documents, helps you keep them organized, and presents you with what you need to get the job done.
- Fujitsu ScanSnap Scanners
- Optical character recognition - Wikipedia
- TextMate — The Missing Editor for Mac OS X
TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.
- Sublime Text
Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.You'll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance.
- Bare Bones Software | BBEdit 10
BEdit is the leading professional HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. Specifically crafted in response to the needs of Web authors and software developers, this award-winning product provides an abundance of high-performance features for editing, searching, and manipulation of text. An intelligent interface provides easy access to BBEdit’s best-of-class features, including grep pattern matching, search and replace across multiple files, project definition tools, function navigation and syntax coloring for numerous source code languages, code folding, FTP and SFTP open and save, AppleScript, Mac OS X Unix scripting support, text and code completion, and of course a complete set of robust HTML markup tools.
Simple and efficient text editing for Mac, iPhone and iPad.
MailMate is an IMAP email client featuring extensive keyboard control, Markdown supported email composition, advanced search conditions and drill-down search links, equally advanced smart mailboxes, automatic signature handling, cryptographic encryption/signing (OpenPGP and S/MIME), tagging, multiple notification methods, alternative message viewer layouts including a widescreen layout, and much more.
- FastMail: Fast, reliable email
- Noodlesoft | Hazel
Hazel watches whatever folders you tell it to, automatically organizing your files according to the rules you create. It features a rule interface similar to that of Apple Mail so you should feel right at home
The all-purpose Mac PDF editor! Add signatures, text, and images. Make changes and correct typos. OCR scanned docs. Fill out forms. New in version 6: Microsoft® Word export!
- Keyboard Maestro
Work Faster with Macros for Mac OS X
- Create Searchable Keywords : Fujitsu
- Python Programming Language – Official Website
- PDFpen OCR Folder Action Script — MacSparky
- Automatic Document Redaction with PDFpen — KatieFloyd.me
- Automatically OCR Documents with Hazel and PDFpen — KatieFloyd.me
- Apple - Aperture - Pro performance with iPhoto simplicity.
- Roku Streaming Player
- Apple - Apple TV
- Plex - Plex Media Server: Your Media on all of Your Devices - Plex.tv
- Plex - Streaming Software for your Personal Media
- Wireless Speakers | The Wireless HiFi System from Sonos
- Technical Difficulties - 056 - Sonos Showdown