macOS Sierra: Killing my CPU

After upgrading to macOS Sierra last week, my 2012 Macbook Air was running at 200%+ CPU practically all day, every day. Top offenders were: TL;DR mds mds_stores mdworker photolibraryd photoanalysisd CalNCService CalendarAgent soagent accountsd kernel_task Each one of those, or...

You lost me, Evernote

I did not see this coming. I’m an Evernote fiend, a superuser, an evangelizer. Or, I was until a few weeks ago when I came across Quiver. Quiver is a Mac note-taking app that includes two features I’ve been waiting...

Why I always go back to Things

Why Things? I’ve tried a number of list management apps over the last ten years, but I always come back to Cultured Code’s Things app. Things was the first task-list app I’d ever tried back in 2008 and while it...

The Anagram Problem

Taken from http://nafiulis.me/the-deceptive-anagram-question.html Problem Given a list of words L, find all the anagrams in L in the order in which they appear in L. Example The word list: [“pool”, “loco”, “cool”, “stain”, “satin”, “pretty”, “nice”, “loop”] The output should...

Added a second layer to the treadmill desk

Decided to upgrade my desk, and add some additional height for the keyboard and mouse so it’s more ergonomic. I needed about six more inches of height and the big box hard store delivered with these nice (and pricey) unfinished...