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Focus and Get More Done with Focus@Will

Filed in Apps, Music by on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Focus and Get More Done with Focus@Will

What if you could focus on your work — entering that elusive “flow state” where great work gets done more quickly — whenever you needed to? That’s the seductive promise made by the folks at Focus@Will, a music service my brother recommended a few weeks back. Focus@Will streams music tracks specifically designed to limit distractions and enhance […]

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Daedalus Touch iCloud Integration not Working with Ulysses 3

Filed in Apps, Writing by on October 26, 2014 4 Comments
Daedalus Touch iCloud Integration not Working with Ulysses 3

Ulysses is a powerful writing environment for the Mac. Like Scrivener, Ulysses makes working on book-length prose easier by reducing the project to manageable chunks, each of which can be reordered and organized by dragging and dropping them into place. Each chunk can be labeled — or “tagged” — with a status or with descriptive keywords, […]

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Content (Bangkok)

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Content (Bangkok)

Today, we board the aggressively air-conditioned SkyTrain (Bangkok’s BTS monorail system) and take a short, quick ride to our old stomping grounds: the neighborhood around the Shangri-La Hotel. Seated on the hotel’s riverside patio, we order lunch. Joe, Clyde’s dad (who likes familiar food), gets fish and chips. Clyde (who likes local food) orders a […]

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You’re Rich and Don’t Know It (Bangkok)

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You’re Rich and Don’t Know It (Bangkok)

How far would you paycheck go if you were paying Bangkok prices for the products and services you use back home? A bottle of cold water, available anywhere: twenty cents A twelve-ounce Coke, sweetened with cane sugar: fifty cents A bowl of gourmet coconut ice cream, topped with huge chunks of fruit: eighty cents. A […]

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I’ve Got a Case of Massage Envy (Bangkok)

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I’ve Got a Case of Massage Envy (Bangkok)

In Bangkok, legitimate massage parlors line almost every block. Ninety minutes of pampering plus a generous tip will set you back about twenty bucks. At those rates, everyone indulges. In fact, on this trip, we’ve gone twice (and some in the party have gone three times or more). We get our massages at Healthland. In […]

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Going Up

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Going Up

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Ever get the feeling you were being watched?

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Ever get the feeling you were being watched?

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Coffee Shop (Bangkok)

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Coffee Shop (Bangkok)

On the walk home from this afternoon’s massage, the sky shifts from cloudy to swollen and grey. In Bangkok’s heat, the frist spritz of rain refreshes us. But minutes later, the sky grows darker, and fat drops hammer down. The satay vendor at the corner scrambles to raise a patched umbrella. Merchants with wares spread […]

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Chomp!

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Chomp!

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Summer Palace

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Summer Palace

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