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Reading: Felicia Day’s autobiography, You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost). In fact, I’m listening to it. First crack at using my library’s audio book reservation. It’s a fantastic book; very relatable and touching. A story of an interaction with a fan may have made my bus ride home uncomfortably dusty. Listening to: Chipzel radio …

Using BBEdit’s shell worksheet to rename files

BBedit’s shell worksheet can be a really handy tool for batch renaming files. I was inspired to give it a shot after seeing a script that handed off a directory listing for editing. Here’s a really trivial example. Let’s say I have a directory containing the following files (and I’ve cd‘d to it in the …

Get f.lux on your iPhone jailbreak free

Via Jason Snell, the f.lux folks have documented the process of getting f.lux onto your iPhone without jailbreaking. The process is legitimate; it uses Xcode and the new provisions in the Apple developer program. It’s a bit complicated, so you may just chose to do what I do, and wear cheap sunglasses with yellow lenses. …

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Listening to: The It Follows soundtrack by Disasterpeace Reading: Star Wars: Aftermath. Having a hard time getting into it, though. Stuck about half way through. Playing: Downwell. (Image nicked from the linked Downwell review.)

Irvue for OS X

If you have a Mac, you should definitely get this app. It changes your wallpaper to a random selection from Unsplash after a configurable interval. irvue Source: Irvue for OS X