The Best Of - 2022 Edition

Near the end of each year I note down a summary of the best apps I’ve enjoyed using throughout the year, here’s 2022. ...

October 19, 2022 · 2 min · 340 words · Sam McLeod

Firefox Addons for 2022

Firefox Addons - 2022 Edition My list of must-have Firefox addons - 2022 edition Updated: 2022-11-07 Privacy and Security Firstly - you should have Firefox’s Enhanced Tracking Protection enabled. Don’t Track Me Google LocalCDN UTM Tracking Token Stripper Note: You can accomplish some of what this does by setting up the removeparam uBlock origin rules I’ve listed below. Multi-Account Containers Useful for setting sites such as Amazon, eBay, Twitter, LinkedIn, Banking etc… each to always open in their own isolated container....

May 17, 2022 · 3 min · 442 words · Sam McLeod

The Best Of - 2020 Edition

Near the end of every year I note down a summary of the best apps, hardware & podcasts I’ve enjoyed throughout the year (and often for some time before). This post has been superseded. You can find the latest version of this post here. Software and Services Plex Things Pixelmator Pro Reeder NextMeeting Bumpr Fastmail 1Password Calibre Backblaze iTerm Gitlab PFsense Stay Onyx Evernote Handbrake Amphetamine Firefox Software - Mobile Plex Things Reeder Overcast Evernote MiniHack Alien Blue Singal Prompt Browser Addons uBlock Origin Dencentraleyes Hardware LG C9 OLED TV Das Ultimate 4 Logitech MX Master 3 16’’ Macbook Pro iPhone 12 Pro AppleTV 4K Audioquest DragonFly Red USB DAC Ultrasone Signature Pro Headphones Kindle Paperwhite All Day Socks Bellroy Wallets Podcasts The Skeptics Guide To The Universion (SGU) You Are Not So Smart Risky....

October 10, 2020 · 1 min · 213 words · Sam McLeod

Top album picks for 2017

Here are my top album pics for 2017 (in no particular order) Note: This is by no means an exhaustive list, it’s just the top albums that really stood out to me and in all fairness, I’ve thought of several others since so there may be a follow up post (or two). Father John Misty - Pure Comedy As a bonus, a short film was released with the album: From Wikipedia:...

December 28, 2017 · 4 min · 641 words · Sam McLeod

The Best Of - 2014 Edition

At the end of every year I note down a summary of the best applications, hardware & websites I’ve enjoyed & depended on throughout the year (and often for some time before). This post has long since been superseded. You can find the latest version of this post here. Software / General Use Fastmail - https://www.fastmail.com Evernote - https://evernote.com Reeder - http://reederapp.com Keynote - https://www.apple.com/au/mac/keynote Lastpass - https://lastpass.com Plex - https://plex....

February 15, 2015 · 2 min · 426 words · Sam McLeod

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Mine 🐘 Mastodon 🧑‍💻 Github 🦤 Twitter Archive 🦃 Twitter 👔 LinkedIn 🦙 My Ollama Models 📚 My Open WebUI Prompts and Modelfiles 🖼️ My LLM Image Models Software Plex - Home Media Streaming PFsense - Routing, Firewall, VPN and Network Management AI / LLM Ollama - LLM Model Server with Docker-like functionality LM Studio - macOS LLM Model Manager and inference tool InvokeAI - AI Image Generation and Editing Kohya_SS - LLM Image Model and LoRA Training Open WebUI - Web Interface for Ollama macOS / iOS Apps Amphetamine - Keep Your Mac Awake BetterTouchTool - macOS automation and customisation Bear - Markdown / Notes / Web Clipping MusicHarbor - Track new and upcoming music releases Brew - Package manager mas - Mac App Store CLI integrated with brew Keka - Archive Manager Stay - Keep App Windows Where You Want Them Micro Snitch - Notifications for active mic/webcam mu-repo - Manage Multiple Git Repositories Calibre - Ebook Management LaunchControl - Manage launchd Things - Lists / GTD Reeder - RSS Client, although I am looking for a replacement that offers filters, deduplication and summarisation MeetingBar - Calendar Integration Bumpr - Customise Browser By App or Link DaisyDisk - Disk usage inspector Handbrake - Video Encoding ImageOptim - Image compression OnyX - macOS customisation Shottr - Better screenshots Firewall Little Snitch - Firewall RadioSilence - Firewall Pixelmator Pro - Image Editing Peek - Quicklook plugins Raycast - Spotlight replacement Prompt - Mobile SSH Client Parcel - Track parcels (also for macOS) Services Kagi - Premium Search Engine Backblaze - Cloud Backups Fastmail - Email Kill The Newsletter!...

2 min · 421 words · Sam McLeod