nate of nine

Tag: automation

Push All the Remotes!

I know I can do all this via the command line, but I use a Mac because I have the power of a command line with an elegant UI. So, in light of that, I use and enjoy Tower. Here is a new automation workflow […]

A Far More Direct Siri Blog Publishing Method

Previously I set up a Rube Goldberg method of publishing my Jekyll-based blog via Siri. Here’s a more streamlined update. Every step in the process is a potential breaking point. Fortunately, the two biggest that were breaking on me are also fairly simple to replace. IFTTT […]

Archiving Web Articles to PDF

a.k.a. How I skim, read, and archive information on the web. The more information I come across the faster and more efficiently I need to be able to separate the wheat from the chaff. Additionally, I need to make each moment worth more; each moment […]

Create Reminder Tasks from Email

For a while I’ve wanted to be able to add emails to whatever task manager I’m using, from any device I’m using. Currently I’m keeping things simple by using the default Reminders app for OSX and iOS, but this solution could work for any task […]

Siri-controlled Blog Publishing

Hot on the heels of setting up my markdown-dropbox-blog workflow, I realized I needed a more reliable way to regenerate and rsync the rendered files. The workflow I had set up worked fine for new articles, but not for edits to already-published articles, it assumed I […]