Katie is going back to school and I'm sending my daughter off to college. As a result, we've been both thinking a lot about student workflows. In our most recent show we cover some excellent Mac and iPad based solutions and share several ideas from listeners.
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MPU 213 is up and available for download. This month's feedback show includes a short workflow interview with K-8 principal Mike Rogers from TechEdvance. Mike shares some really cool Drafts workflows for classroom evaluations that could be adapted to a lot of uses. We also had plenty of feedback on task management and other topics from the the last month. These live shows are a lot of fun and information dense. We're getting lots of positive feedback about them. Check it out.
Katie and I cover task management in 2014 including simple solutions, web-based solutions, and OmniFocus. In this show, I talk about my tricks for keeping my task list short with a willingness to delete items and active defer-date management. Since this show went live, I've received a mixture of emails telling me I'm brilliant or crazy with nothing in between. I'll probably be writing on this in the not so distant future.
Last weekend, Katie and I recorded a live MPU show. Topics included equipping remote workers, Daylight for Mac office management, tech for going back to school, listener workflows and more vacation gadgets.
Today we'll be recording Mac Power Users live at 10am PST / 1pm EST. The chat room during the show is always a lot of fun. If you haven't got anything better to do, why don't you join us at 5by5.tv/live.
I've been thinking a lot lately about using technology on vacation and how to maintain actually enjoy time away from work in this strange always-connected world. Katie and I covered these topics and more in the most recent Mac Power Users episode.
Episode 204 of the Mac Power Users is now available. In it Katie and I talk about some of our favorite tips for giving good presentations and I talk a little bit about behind-the-scenes with the new book at the end.
Episode 200 of the Mac Power Users is now available. That's 200 shows. That's approximately 300 hours of talking about how to turn average and beginner users into power users. That's 300 hours of the best work of my life.
This show is a bit introspective but also includes some of our favorite tips and show recommendations. If you've been with us this far, you may enjoy this episode just for the sentimental value.
KatieFloyd and I will be recording episode 200 of the Mac Power Users this Sunday June 22 at 10am PST. We’ve got lots of plans for this show and we'll be broadcasting live on 5by5. You can find more information, including how to listen remotely or alternate timezones at 5by5.tv/schedule.
Show 200 is going to be out of the ordinary and fun including a look back on Mac Power Users over the years. If you have any general questions for David or I, curious about the show, or just want to share some of your favorite MPU moments or how the show has helped you, please send those to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll try to include them.
To KatieFloyd's infinite delight, I've been getting more invested with Evernote as of late. This week's Mac Power Users episode focuses on how both Katie and I use Evernote to get work done.
This week episode of the Mac Power Users features Tom Merritt from The Daily Tech New Show and the Sword and Laser podcast. Tom is a busy guy and has some great idea for managing vast quantities of information. I also got to talk about my unique pronunciation of the word "sword", which is always fun.
In episode 193, writer of many books James Floyd Kelly talks about how he gets it all done and shares some excellent geek dad tips, including how to build your very own wireless Atari 2600 emulator including controller. Check it out.
In Mac Power Users episode 192, Katie Floyd and I share some of our favorite iOS application picks. In the midst of it all, we had an interesting conversation relating to read it later services and the sometimes-fallacy of "efficient" software. Enjoy.