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The joy of mono-spaced fonts

A friend of mine has a great blog where he writes all his posts on a typewriter. Then he photographs the typed page and posts it, unedited. One of his recent posts he questions why the font on his typewriter has serifs for some characters, but not others. This question made me think about why […]

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How do you record quick notes?

Let’s say you are at working in front of your computer. You have something you need to quickly write down. Do you use a sticky note or a digital file? Ten years ago I used to jot quick things down on sticky notes or a paper notepad. But now I jot things down into a […]

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Approaching the blog as log

I’m taking a new approach to my blogs where as soon as I write the blog post, I publish it. In the past, I would schedule the posts so they appeared one a day. I do like the idea of the consistency of a post per day, and having them spaced out. I’m putting the […]

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Twitter or Wordpress?

Tweet or blog?

Do you find most your ideas end up on Twitter, because it’s much quicker than writing an entire blog post? I’ve certainly fell victim to that. To help myself blog more, I’m going to alter my tweeting procedure. Every time I have something I would like to tweet, instead of heading to Tweetdeck, I’m going […]

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