I had planned to do some kind of a "review" for reference managers. However, the author has done a better job than I could do. His workflow dictates Paperpile. I like the application, but their web service is entirely dependent on Google. I dislike Google Drive- it syncs horribly, and there's no comparison for Dropbox. … Continue reading #Reference Manager Showdown: a full review of #Papers 3, #Zotero, #F1000, and #Paperpile (+ ReadCube)
Its a long read on how MacOS has shot itself in the foot. However, I really don't get it. I only use Mac for particular specific software. Open-source alternatives don't cut it. In other cases, like Security and Mail, what Apple considers an ‘improvement’, it’s more of a hindrance for me. (I know some will … Continue reading Mac OS Catalina: more trouble than it’s worth
It was a good challenge. After weeks of experimentation, I finally could nail the workflow. Download paper from various sources after identifying the important context. Highlight the important aspects of paper. I am using PDF Expert for this (on Mac). Add my comments (which appear as block quotes) Extract annotations through an excellent web called … Continue reading Nailed it! My workflow for paper annotation
I agree. I was looking for a Ulysses replacement. It is a great application but I am getting my head wrapped with their subscription model. The price isn't worth it for the effort you plan to invest in blogging content from the desktop. I don't mind paying but my 1 year of subscription didn't do … Continue reading Why blog?