Sleep On It

Dean Harris:

When I’d finished working on them the night before, I was satisfied with how they read. I had been working hard on them for a few hours1. My mind was tired, and wasn’t prepared to deal with more time editing and rewriting, so it told me that what I had written was satisfactory.

An excellent read for everyone with a blog. Read, think and apply. Your workflow and readers will thank you.

Before you act, listen.
Before you react, think.
Before you spend, earn.
Before you criticize, wait.
Before you pray, forgive.
Before you quit, try.
Ernest Hemingway

Collecting Souls…

Thomas Leuthard:

My second eBook about Street Photography.
While the first book was about the basics,
this book is more advanced and contains a
lot of personal thoughts and ideas. I tried
to explain what Street Photography means
to me and how I see it. It contains more
than 30 short chapters about the different
areas and topics of street photography. It
should help beginners to understand the
process of making story telling photos and
to improve your personal style as a street
photographer. Together with the first book
it will be a good reference for anyone who
wants to become a street photographer.

Thomas Leuthard from Switzerland has written his second book about the street photography. It is freely available as PDF. It is full of great tips and tricks around street photography. It makes a lot of fun reading it.

While some see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Think Different
To laugh often and much;

To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;

To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;

To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others;

To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition;

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.

This is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A single day is enough to make us a little larger.
Paul Klee

Optimize Your Blogging Workflow with Markdown and Marked

Tessa Thornton:

With limited knowledge of HTML, writers can type out content in a natural markup-free environment, then easily convert their text into properly encoded HTML.

Brilliant article about a minimal workflow with Markdown and the lovely Marked app. A must read for every blogger with a penchant for minimalism. The big thanks goes to Ms. Thornton Tessa.

Comparing Time Machine and Versions

Dave Caolo:

In this post, I’ll compare and contrast Time Machine and Versions. Here’s how each application is launched, used and put away when finished. Finally, I’ll describe the similarities and differences in appearance.

It’s a great article about Time Machine and Versions. Worthwhile to read.

If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry it’ll change. If you’re in a good situation, don’t worry it’ll change.
John Simone

If Text Editors were places in The Lord of the Rings

Kieran Healy:

vi: Moria

Like Fangorn, ancient and deep, with hints of the long labor of a great people. There is, supposedly, a monumental city of stone down here somewhere but it’s so dark I can’t see a damn thing. No, wait! A shaft of light illuminates some runes!

A must for any lover of text editors. Wonderfully written.

Each decision we make, each action we take, is born out of an intention.
Sharon Salzberg

Going Candid…

Thomas Leuthard:

Street photography has changed my life in a way that I didn’t expect it would. I suddenly have a plan in my life. I have an activity where I can use my creativi- ty. I get challenged every day. I don’t get bored because it’s always different. I can travel the world for a reason and I can meet a lot of people. And last but not least I wake up in the morning with a smile. Street photography is not just another way of photography. It’s a way of life…

Thomas Leuthard from Switzerland has written a wonderful book about the street photography. It is freely available as PDF. I have read it with great pleasure and interest, and can only recommend it. For serious photographers, it is a must.

Who knows to listen, hear out the truth, who does not understand to listen, hear only noise.
Chinese proverb

Lifehacker Pack for Mac

Adam Dachis:

Looking for a few great, free apps to beef up your Mac? We’ve got you covered with our annual Lifehacker Pack for Mac.

It’s a great assortment of lovely software for OS X. Don’t miss it.