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Latest Episodes

#108: Small Automation Tools

August 12th, 2022 · 89 minutes

In this episode, Rose and David explain some of their favorite small automation tools and how they work.

#107: Control with your Voice, with Sal Soghoian

July 29th, 2022 · 101 minutes

Sal Soghoian takes David and Rosemary on an epic automation adventure. Starting with a look back at Automator on the Mac, and looking at the star Shortcuts developers now—before diving into custom voice control with OmniFocus and beyond.

#106: Automation Interoperation

July 15th, 2022 · 75 minutes

Combinations! Lately, a lot of the best Mac automation tools have become conversant with each other. In this episode, Rose and David discuss the best ways to make automation apps work together.

#105: Podcast Automation and Focus Modes with Scotty Jackson

July 2nd, 2022 · 70 minutes

In this episode, David and Rosemary are joined once more by Scotty Jackson. They take a look at home automation related to Focus Modes, and whether or not you can automate a podcast.

#104: WWDC 2022 Awesomeness

June 17th, 2022 · 85 minutes

Hooray. It's a new WWDC and there are new Automation features! Rose and David are here to preview them all for you.

#103: Dan, the Automating Author, Moren

June 3rd, 2022 · 78 minutes

In this episode, Rosemary and David are joined by author, podcaster, and automator Dan Moren to talk about his automation experiences and solutions.

#102: Automating DEVONThink

May 20th, 2022 · 85 minutes

Rose and David dig deep on all of Automator's varied automation tools.

#101: Red Sweaters and AppleScript Fun with Daniel Jalkut

May 6th, 2022 · 102 minutes

In this episode, Rosemary and David are joined by Daniel Jalkut, the man in the red sweater behind FastScripts, MarsEdit, and the Core Intuition podcast. Together they ponder the future of AppleScript, and just how fast is a script anyway?

#100: Celebrating 100 Automations, and More

April 23rd, 2022 · 84 minutes

In this episode of Automators, David and Rosemary look at their favourite automations, most wished for features, and how their automation has evolved in 100 episodes.

#99: Automation April

April 8th, 2022 · 103 minutes

Hooray! It's Automation April and Federico Viticci and John Voorhees join the automators to talk about it, along with some of their favorite automation.