When technology fails its fundamentals

At some point I'd like to think my choices in technology will help me.

But every ~6 months I'm reminded that my choices will sometimes fail me. 1

  1. And yes, it didn't escape me that even my iPhone has apparently failed me this daylight savings time change. 

Previous posts:

  1. New Mac Setup Notes

    I've been lucky enough to continue to use a Mac in my predominantly Windows centric company.1 As I've continued to migrate off my old MBP to my new MBP, I've had to remind myself on the smaller details to fix on my new laptop. So this post is more …

  2. Another KM Macro Conversion

    The long holiday weekend allowed me to catch up on some reading 1 and some more ideas on matching my macOS automations for my iPad. In preparation for upcoming posts, I started looking at ways to get image links easily formatted for my site.

    Since I write in Markdown, inserting …

  3. Creating Pelican title blocks in Drafts

    There's a funny thing that happens when you start using good tools, you only want to use your good tools. One of my favorite tools for a while now has been the Markdown1 text file format. The upside to using Markdown is that it's also the format I use …

  4. How to turn off drop shadow on screenshots

    This is nothing more than a reminder to myself on how to turn off the drop shadow that macOS always wants to add to screen shots. I keep forgetting how to do this when I upgrade to a new version of macOS. 1

    1. Open terminal and enter the following command …

  5. iOS Shortcuts - Return to Home Screen

    As I've started to dabble in iOS Shortcuts I've increasingly become annoyed that when a Shortcut is done, especially those that are turned into home screen shortcuts, you aren’t returned back to the home screen. When the shortcut is done you’re left in the Shortcut app.

    After doing …