Monthly Archives: June 2012

archivePad – the good, the bad and the ugly

  Honestly – I bought the iPad 3 this year mostly because it is the apple product I didn’t own yet. But I wanted to use it for reading PDFs and marking them up with a pen (or stylus as they like to call it) as I go. With my set up between good reader, […]
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archive anxieties

Now this is, if anything, a cry for help rather than advice. Imagine you go to an archive, and have no idea what to expect. Imagine, then, it is not an archive curated by a historian, but an archive in a corporation, which partly burnt down in the 40s, and is now a collection of […]
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meals from the kettle

In Germany, I don’t have a microwave. So if i want something warm to eat but don’t reall feel like cooking, two of my favorite meals come from the kettle. My breakfast, and my late evening dinner. Give it up for……..savory oatmeal! It is hands down the best breakfast ever. To make it in Germany, […]
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My first blogsy post

So this will be interesting. This is a very short blog post, mainly designed to test blogsy, the app for the iPad for remote blog publishing. Rated highly, the app promises easy drag and drop editing, and publishing from anywhere you and your iPad are having a good time. I will try to add an […]
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workflow – for the mac. some hints for pc.

[UPDATE: I have added and changed a few things here after working with the apps for a while now. Mostly I would say I cannot image life anymore without Dropbox, and Devonthink is an amazing power tool for anything relating to research, especially since I imported all my archival material and OCR’d it. Evernote still […]
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what a difference a bowl makes…

…if it is round and stainless steel, and generally great and made by WMF. It’s asparagus season, and seeing that my ancestors come from the Oberpfalz *in Bavaria, I have a family obligation to eat as much asparagus as I can. Obviously. Now my man thinks asparagus needs to be eaten with Sauce Hollandaise. Self-made, […]
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my favorite iPad apps

As I said, I am a recent iPad convert (iPad 3, preordered on launch day…. greedy. I know. bought the WiFi 32GB model.) So here is a list of my (so far) favorite iPad apps. First of all: get dropbox. Dropbox is a lifesaver, and I am not exaggerating. Install dropbox app on ipad (free). […]
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I just discovered omnifocus. I know, it’s been around for a long time, but I am just getting into the iPad mania, and have developed an interest in all things workflow – now centered around writing (yes, the days or 3D renderings are over. for now). I have to say, omnifocus is genius. And yes, […]
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