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@chrismessina

Hashtag inventor, speaker, product designer, & TBD. ¶ Citizen of the web. Not the actor in #BirdsOfPrey.

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5 months ago

Quick thoughts on considerations:

  • who will be using this software (just you, you and your team, you and people outside your org?)
  • will you need to share what you're working on in real time?
  • how…
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You can set the target Export Location to a Dropbox folder and that would achieve something close to what you want. You'd have to find another way to get the link from Dropbox though.

There's no…

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Connect.club is a pretty slick take on virtual spatial networking.

I've collected more here: https://www.producthunt.com/@chrismessina/collections/virtualspatialpresence

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5 months ago

Reminds of https://theonline.town!

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This takes the other approach, but with a failsafe. So basically, you set your default preferences, and it'll always record and convert that way.

However, if you cancel conversion, then CleanShot…

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I have a collection for you, if you'd like to check them out.

Personally, I've been using the Stendig Calendar Tab.

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#FYI #Toby

This is one feature that might best CleanShot X...

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Nah man, CleanShot X is the BEST screenshot/screen recording tool I've ever used, and I've used them ALL.

And I don't even use its cloud sharing capabilities.

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You haven't lived until you switch to CleanShot X, which will let you select an area of your screen, and then choose to record it as a video or GIF, directly.

I use this feature everyday.

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5 months ago

Something like Later? https://later.com/schedule/

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Cloudflare tends to be the fastest but it's less reliable, so in those cases I switch to Google DNS.

For captive Wi-Fi (when I was traveling more) I often couldn't set my own DNS, so then I'd have to…

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I just shared this with a friend who just bought a new MacBook Pro...! It's kinda rough, but my personal init script...

System Preferences Security & Privacy
  • Turn on Firewall
  • Turn on FileVault
S…
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Grammarly has a HUGE business — which I know is helped by international ESL folks who provide English-language services to western markets.

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These are both less about discounts (RetailMeNot is also in this space) but about lead gen and incentivizing purchase intent. The consumer gets a discount, yes — but the cost per lead that those…

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6 months ago

I also use SkyFonts but it serves a different use case. It does help with activating fonts, but not so much with managing a large collection (5500 fonts!).

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6 months ago

Awesome, thanks. One thing that I really dislike about FontBase is that rather than putting my fonts into alphabetical sub-folders, it dumps all of them into one gigantic folder!

Typeface looks…

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I was a big fan of Bohemian Coding's Fontcase and was saddened when it was shutdown. haven't found a viable replacement although I've attempted to use FontBase but it's just clunky and not well…

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Looks like a contender against Slack — curiously designed by the same folks who designed the first version of Slack!

https://www.getflow.com/flow-x

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7 months ago

I've always found that I hit an upper limit with Basecamp's products. You really to drink the Koolaid or join their religion to be productive in their universe.

Of course I'd like to try it, but I'm…

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Just to follow-up — it appears that the issue may have been that he was connecting to an underpowered USB port! The drive mounted just fine when he connected it to his more recent laptop!

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Tweaks to features

initial contribution

8 months ago

initial contribution

Fixed bullets

Email.

I've been on it since 1996 and it's rarely failed me and everyone uses it!

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