: VCP 3 - Rambling about Evernote's new mobile Home I have no doubt that the proposed new Evernote Home will improve the app’s agility, but is …

: VCP 2 - Google being Google I have decided to start the podcast, but we have to talk about Google being Google. There is a …

: The first time I used an e-Ink screen device to write an article. I’m torn. Part of me wants to make this work because that screen is so good, but at the same time, …

: First note on my #Supernote. It doesn’t feel exactly like paper because, well, it’s not paper. But wow, the friction …

: VCP 1 - I don't think I have time for this right now. I needed an audio file to test Microblog’s podcast feature, and here I am. So, please let me …

: A Supernote is expected to arrive at my office on Monday. Some people keep journals, I jot notes down multiple times a day. Together, they form a digital …

: Two Web Clipper solutions I use to send information to Obsidian. Collecting information is an important part of my learning process, but Obsidian doesn’t have …

: Focusing on content creation. As you may already be aware, I am passionate about learning and sharing what I have learned. What …

: The new Obsidian Canvas is another step in the right direction. A couple of years ago, I tried Obsidian Canvas and was drawn to its simplicity and potential. …

: The best productivity and organization books in my library (not what you think) People often ask me for book recommendations on topics such as productivity and organization, but I …

: Is Evernote becoming an everything app? There are many changes coming to Evernote. I don’t see any problem with the app becoming more …

: 677 pages to go... …but every journey starts with the first step, right? Are you looking for inspiration for …

: Warning! There's a swell of YouTube Shorts coming your way. I’m currently putting together a script for a long video explaining how I manage information, …

: Evernote will have a Files folder! Wow! Yesterday, Federico Simionato, the product lead at Evernote, posted a tweet that completely blew my …

: What was the Local Notes feature on Evernote? Before the release of Evernote 10, it was possible to set a group of notes to remain unsynchronized …

: Stay tuned. I just had a great conversation with Federico about #Evernote's new phase. Did you notice that Federico Simionato, product lead at Evernote, has been tweeting non-stop about …

: I knew this day was coming. My studio is between two other offices that were the only ones empty on my floor. They’ve been …

: Google Tasks is just too convenient not to use I had already moved my Evernote tasks to Obsidian with the help of the Tasks plugin, but I found out …

: Finding my perfect match: #Evernote or #Obsidian? After all the content I’ve published about Evernote, I’m sure many of you are wondering …

: Thank you to all 5K of you! 🎉 A few days ago, my YouTube channel reached a milestone of 5K subscribers. That would never be …

: Heads up! Evernote Legacy is no more. Are you still using Evernote legacy? I suggest you read this post on Evernote’s blog because …

: mental detour The other day, the YouTube algorithm led me into a rabbit hole about devices where we can only do …

: It took me some time, but I was able to create a system that automatically backs up my #blog …

: 🎁 My #birthday is in about a week, and you can give me a gift for free. If you like the experiments …

: Good morning. I’m just posting this to screen capture it for a video I’m working on …

: After a lot of digital archeology using the Way Back Machine, I found the first episode of my first …

: After importing notes from #Evernote into #Obsidian, the typed portion of the notes will be placed …

: Good morning. This is just a test of one feature of Micro publish.

: I switched to Google Tasks I’ve recently switched to Google Tasks, and there are a few clues as to why in this article. …

: This is a cross-posting test.

: How the Vision Pro caught my attention despite my skepticism It looks like Apple did it again! No, I haven’t purchased one and do not intend to do so anytime …

: He was very close to locking himself out of Evernote This is the story of how I helped him save his notes Evernote, like many other companies, lets us …

: Will I be able to automatically save my Android photos to Apple Photos? Even though I adore Google Photos and the endless slideshows on the Google displays I have at home …

: Have I landed on a highway? Yesterday’s landing, deboarding, and departure from the Madeira airport were all pretty much …

: Why choose Evernote instead? Being good at something doesn’t mean it’s easy or that everyone will be able to do it. …

: Plugins might be the missing link for Evernote’s success Over the years, I’ve heard CEOs say it’s tough to change things or add new features because we all …

: This makes no sense at all I woke up this morning thinking about my post from yesterday. How absurd is it that we must rely on …

: Social media is destroying our personal history I often talk about how starting a YouTube channel meant the end of my podcast, but yesterday, while …

: Goodbye, Maccast The news is from December 2023, but I’m still processing it. It is, honestly, more likely that I am …

: This is an old one (2007). Like I mentioned before, I’m doing the blog migration manually to …

: The Large Action Model (LAM) running on #Rabbit OS is a fascinating use of #AI. But, if I’m …

: Heads up! Starting with this post, I’m going to add a little mess to my online presence for a …

: There’s no such thing as the perfect App or a magical template Also published on Medium Don’t get sucked into the online drama about productivity. Unfortunately, …

: Isn't it nice when technology makes things simpler? As I mentioned in yesterday’s article, there are still certain steps to take before I have …

: What inspired me to move from Obsidian Publish to Microblog? TL;DR: a gateway to a thriving online presence What if I told you there is a tool that can replace …

: Obsidian's new editor is a big step in the right direction As a user, I enjoy Markdown. However, as an instructor, I almost hate it. Most of my clients find it …

: The first book of 2024 I still prefer #eBooks and my #Kindle for a multitude of reasons, but #bookstores and used …

: Will 2024 be my first year without Evernote? I think it’s fair to say that everyone was a bit astonished when the news broke on the third …

: Back to the Source Weaving the Web by Tim Berners-Lee To give you a sense of how long ago I read the book Weaving the …

: Future-proofing my online presence My thoughts and opinions on ActivityPub and the Fediverse are numerous, and I am already working on …

: Technology is neither good nor bad... It’s all about how we use it The year is 2012, and I brought a real camera to the Evernote …

: What went wrong with Evernote? How did we get here? I expect negative comments on every video or article I publish about Evernote now. Sadly, talking …

: Building your brand out of a domain name TL;DR: Social media is a great space to become known, create authority, and grow your audience, but …

: This is the story of how I fixed a Disk II drive It may sound crazy, but there was a time when Apple computers and accessories could be repaired by …

: I cleaned the green phosphor monitor and repaired the crack Cleaning and repairing a frame crack took a lot of time, but I’m happy with the result. I also …

: The green phosphor monitor just arrived This was only a quick first test to make sure it was working. Now, there’s a lot of cleaning …

: Cleaning the Apple IIe This Apple IIe arrived pretty dead, and even though I don’t have any training in electronics, …

: Without experiencing the unknown variables, it’s impossible to organize efficiently The best way to organize things, whether they’re physical or digital, is to accept the mess for a …

: ADTPro tutorial and how I fixed the 'transfer aborted' problem Back in the 70s and 80s, software was also sold on cassettes because files could be transferred to …

: Generations After helping me fix the issue with the ROM chips a few weeks ago, my son got to play Gremlins on …

: Is your computer truly yours? It is remarkable how contemporary technology is built around the loss of control over our devices. …

: The Disk II arrived The case and cable were filthy, and the rubber feet were super sticky, as if they were melting …

: Although 5.25 floppy disks are still available for purchase, there are different specifications, and …

: How to use both sides of a floppy on a Apple Drive II The Apple Disk II drive is capable of reading only one side of a floppy disc. To use the other side …

: Understanding the Apple IIe keyboard mechanism It took me a while to understand the key mechanism because it was different from the one shown in …

: A thoughtful gift for my father. Before smartphones, my father would always have a pen and notepad like this one in his shirt’s …

: A captivating and enchanting language Dogs can’t speak like humans, but they know how to make themselves quite obvious. It is only a …

: This is extremely embarrassing, I lost the Tile, not my keys. It somehow fell off my keychain, the App shows me where it is, I know I’m close to it because …

: Maybe indirect revenue is not a thing Like most of us, I don’t know much about Twitter’s current situation, but I would like …

: Evernote and other technologies I used when I was in Morocco When we entered the boarding area, my wife realized that she had forgotten her phone. In other …

: 😮 Oops, I didn’t take my watch off Remember my video about why I chose a Garmin instead of an Apple Watch? I was sending and painting …

: Why not an Apple Watch or Wear OS? Before the Apple Watch, there was the Pebble (image below). I loved that smartwatch, but the end was …

: A new old Apple IIe The Apple II was the first computer I ever used. This is a IIe I recently got on eBay, but …

: Apple IIe keyboard layout To able to put all the keys back together, I took a picture of the Apple IIe keyboard before taking …

: Apple IIe RIFA Capacitors There are two RIFA capacitors in the Apple II power supply unit, a.k.a. PSU, that are prone to …

: Human Driving I lived in this world where most of the cars were self-driving. So much so that I was one of hardly …

: Getting away from the problem for a while often leads to new insights Taking a break is as important as getting into the flow It’s my belief most people come here for the …

: Spring 2022 As in so many other countries, the first of May is Labor Day in Portugal. However, there’s …

: It feels like driving on a highway not wearing a seat belt When I arrived at the checkout counter, all the other cashiers were teasing him. I only understood …

: Will the world ever get back to how it was before? Last month, after so many months in lockdown, I finally got fully vaccinated against the Corona-19, …

: Where is my red carpet? Back in the 80s when I was about 14 I boarded a Fokker F27 from TAM Airlines for the first time. The …

: It is time to go to Cuba The fact that President Obama is focusing on reestablishing diplomatic ties with Cuba is a …

: Touching the Panama Canal

: Evolution

: Goodbye, Boston I initially planned to work from home, but it didn’t take long for me to start experimenting …

: Baby Steps

: T

: First AeroPress Coffee

: Flipboard

: Evernote HQ

: 1 infinite loop

: Evernote Trunk Conference 2012

: The intricate task of replacing the iBook G4 hard disk. First, I connected the new disk to the Mac via USB, and with the help of Carbon Copy Cloner, I …

: First 15K (using my Nike+iPod hack) Even though I don’t like Nike running shoes, I love running with my iPod, so it’s only …

: Nike+iPod

: The Keyboard As far as I can recall, the Macintosh IIsi was my dad’s first home computer.

: First iPod

: Meeting Notes Using the ThinkOutside Stowaway Keyboard to take meeting notes on my Palm.