Blogging with Jekyll project

I’m going to spend time when things are quiet over the summer building a site with Jekyll.

Not this one. I plan to keep a foot in the WordPress.com world as long as possible.

The project  is part of two separate things that interest me: reducing technology, writing and journalism to the simplest, lowest-common-denominator components and learning new skills.

It could be challenging as a I’ll want any new site to be responsive. If you’ve experience in this area get in touch. I’d like to see your work.

Livescribe 3, WordPress 3.7, GeoOp lists

  • Touch screens, keyboards and styli have their place, but when it comes to quick and efficient note-taking, it’s hard to beat an old-fashioned pen and paper. Which is why I like the look of the  Livescribe 3 Smartpen announced yesterday. I’ve used Livescribe pens for years, they’re great for journalists covering longer events. The new version works with iOS7 which limits the market, but an Android version is promised.

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Working with WordPress and iA Writer

Here’s an experiment I’ve wanted to try for a while: write a post using iA Writer and send it quickly to WordPress.

The trick is to learn the formatting commands – the next word should be in italic type and this in a bold face. Then you save the finished document to HTML. At least I think. Let’s see how this test post works.

If I can get this right, it should speed up my writing.