Tips & Tricks

Slack as a RSS Feed Reader

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How has it been almost four years since the death of Google Reader?  I landed on Newsblur as my Google Reader replacement, and now there’s a new kid in town, Slack. Slack is “Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge”. It took me a while to warm up to Slack; I just didn’t get it.  I […]

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Grammar Challenged Tweets

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Twitter tweets are limited to 140 characters, but there’s still room for grammar errors.  Here’s a fun one I found the other day: “..I’m benevolent about Bridgeport/Chinatown. Obviously I’d prefer Bronzeville/South Loop, but price is more important than location.” At least it sounds pretty.

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Google Reader Alternatives

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I love Google Reader, and I’m sad about its impending death on July 1st, 2013. So I’ve been trying out some alternates for feed readers, and here’s my take so far: 3/13/2013 Feedly – The first one I tried out because it seemed to be the most popular, but it’s not going to work for […]

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Microsoft Word: Sorting Bullets

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I’m not sure how I didn’t know this before, but I guess I never had the need to sort a bullet list in Word.  I had a really long bullet list, and I found this easy way to sort it. Select the bullets, and select the Sort button from the Paragraph group on the Home menu […]