Update to My Launch Center Pro Action to Get URLs from the Instagram API

Since I wrote the original Launch Center Pro action to get either the URL scheme or image URL for an Instagram post, Instagram has added more metadata to their API page. This has resulted in breakage of the URL action when one wants to get the...

Jumping to Other Nodes in the Workflowy iOS App with Links

Every node in Workflowy, a web-based outliner, has its own unique ID. If you focus in to any smaller outline within the entire outline, you'll see an unique URL in your address bar, like https://workflowy.com/#/7b36c654773d. As an experiment, I...

How to Import a Fargo Outline with Links into Workflowy

I've been getting into Workflowy, a web-based outliner. Workflowy does not have nearly all the bells and whistles that Fargo has, but it does have iOS apps, which Fargo sorely lacks. Workflowy is just one big outline, with the ability to zoom in...

2 Ways to Get a Spotify URI to Open in Spotify for iOS

The Spotify URI is The resource identifier that you can enter, for example, in the Spotify Desktop client's search box to locate an artist, album, or track. To find a Spotify URI simply right-click (on Windows) or Ctrl-Click (on a Mac) on the...

Where Did I Dump My Brain?

I have many places where I store information, and my biggest problem is remembering in which "container" I dropped a thought/snippet: Evernote Dropbox Pinboard Email archives (Gmail, Fastmail.fm) An app called CloudMagic used to let me do a...

Riding the Subway in Winter

I live in NYC and take the subway every weekday. In the cold months, I often find that I am the only person in my "car" to strip down a few layers (i.e., take off my coat, vest) while everyone else is bundled up as if they are still outside. I...

Nuzzel Is Equal Parts Feed Reader and Discovery Tool

Nuzzel is simply an app that you connect to your Twitter account that shows articles shared by the people you follow. If you want to avoid all the "noise" on Twitter and just find cool stuff to read, this is a great app. However, its killer...

Blogging Platform Ambivalence

I've been blogging for a while using Fargo and although I love having the entirety of my blog contained in a single outline (or OPML file), I assume that Fargo is unlikely to be developed further by Dave Winer. Fargo has a relatively low adoption...