Writing is so important that I thought it deserved its own post. Unfortunately, most writers underestimate the importance of tools and workflow, thinking (with apologies to Truman Capote’s famous quip about Jack Kerouac) that typing is the same as a writing.
For the launch of my new blog design, I am doing a series of posts on workflows. The first will be about my personal, everyday workflow, the way I use tools to try to get things done. The second will be about my writing workflow. The third is about my digital audio workflow, both recording and listening.
This is going to be a massive nerd-fest, so if you are not in the mood for a long read about personal productivity software, stop now ... hopefully, if you choose to read on, you’ll find one or two interesting things in the posts that follow.
I'm currently a Mac/iPhone user, and I have some applications that I have found extremely useful over time. For those new to these platforms, I thought I would share my favorites:
I'm moving Bizpunk to Blogger. I have to move my web server up to northern California over the summer, and I want to have a stable site in the interim. I may go back to my Typo blog after I move, but I'm here for now.
I'm back after a long hiatus from blogging, necessitated by my job change. I've got some catching up to do -- a backlog of posts about pop culture and business.
My family is highly computerized and connected. In fact, we have more than twice as many computers in the house as TV's; two computers for every family member. Despite the cozy domesticity of the setup, it's a pretty high-demand environment. The need for reliable, high-speed connectivity, permissions, security, file services, mobility, etc., make this much more than a "plug in the WiFi router and cable modem" system