Our friends at MacObserver mentioned DEVONthink, EasyFind, and more again in their excellent Mac Geek Gab podcast, episode 679:
Quick Tips, Cool Stuff Found, High Sierra, and KRACK are the topics today, but that means you’re in for a real treat. The goal is for everyone to learn at least four (4!) new things, but today you’re guaranteed to learn a whole lot more. (more)
You’re doing a job that needs a lot of digging around, and you are building up research, you are building up data about a topic. You’re doing a job where a simple search is not enough: you need to analyze the results you get. — DevonAgentPro analyzes.” … (more)
The Mac user and YouTuber Cliff Ghrigsby has just published a short video demonstrating how he uses EasyFind to quickly finding files that he couldn’t locate using Spotlight. That’s just what we had in mind when we wrote EasyFind. Watch his video here. popup: true
This weekend DEVONthink Pro Office is mentioned in BBC’s world-wide program “Click!”.
The promise we can all go paperless has been around for years so why is it that despite email, smartphones and computers we are all still so dependent on pen and paper? LJ Rich reports on how the experiment went to encourage the Click team to produce an episode of the programme without using paper. (more)
In his blog William J. Turkel writes about using ‘bots’ or ‘spiders’ to do the heavy-duty task of web searching for you:
Once you start collecting large numbers of digital sources by searching for them or using an information trapping strategy, you will find that you are often in the position of wanting to download a lot of files from a given site. Obviously you can click on the links one at a time to make local copies, but that loses one of the main advantages of working with computers–letting them do your work for you. […] In addition to writing my own spiders, I’ve used a number of these packages. Here I will describe DevonAgent. (more)