Paul's Latest Public Bookmarks
Notebook / journal shown to me by Bill at The Skiff. Helps you organise projects per quarter (13 weeks) within the scheme talked about elsewhere on the Best Self site. Not sure this is quite for me, but is an interesting way of using pre-printed notebooks for organising. Bill has two projects on the go within his notebook.
Saved by: Paul on 19 Feb 2018
Pixar's course on storytelling on Kahn Academy
Saved by: Paul on 14 Feb 2018
Editing software that can take video or audio, run it through a transcription service (including instructions on downloading a speech to text open source project that it can integrate with). Be very interesting to try this on a few podcasts. I have a feeling the results won't be great without the paid IBM API the page mentions (and even then, may not be great) but it'd be interesting to see where the tech has got to.
Saved by: Paul on 30 Jan 2018
Alternative to applicationize.me, a couple of people at The Skiff recommended this. AKA "This service creates a Chrome Application from the URL of a website. This means you can then run it as an 'app', when it's really Chrome in the background. And, you can set up a copy in the dock / desktop."
Saved by: Paul on 29 Jan 2018
Dutch(?) site mentioning Reluctant Mechanic
Saved by: Paul on 12 Jan 2018
Video podcast including an update from self published author Michael Anderle on how he is progressing, which is very well.
Saved by: Paul on 1 Nov 2017
Context. Or, no you don’t get to apply your Internet niche knowledge to me doing my job. :> – Stepto.com
Stephen Toulouse explains to gamers why swastika symbols aren't allowed in the Xbox games he was head of moderating. A very clear, useful explanation of why some symbols are banned, whether people think they should be or not.
Saved by: Paul on 27 Oct 2017
Article showing how Google's styling changes to ads and the increase in ads at the top of search results is changing the searchers responses to search results as a whole now compared to a few years ago.
Saved by: Paul on 18 Oct 2017