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Love, Hate, Linux
I have much of a love / hate relationship with Linux. From a philosophical standpoint, I love the idea of a free, open operating system that I can modify as I see fit.

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NewsBlur CLI
Yesterday, I spent a few hours and wrote up a perl application to allow me to use NewsBlur from the command line. I've been thinking about this for a while, and the problem finally overflowed yesterday when trying to read some feeds in Firefox actually crashed the browser.

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Say 'Hello' to Trello
Keeping track of your workload is important, and Trello is the best tool for the job in my opinion. I’ve been using Trello to manage my client work for about a year now, and I love it more and more each day.

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Simple Text Agenda
Yesterday, I got tired of not having a simple way of seeing an agenda for the upcoming days of all my calendars. Between work using hosted Exchange, using a joint iCloud calendar, and still using Google Calendar quite often, getting all of the information in one place is a pain.

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Finding the source of a feed
I've been concerned for a while that Feedburner was going away; with Reader's disappearance, Feedburner seems like the next obvious choice to be put out to pasture. I needed to make sure that the feeds publishing aren't using Feedburner (I fixed that a while back), but also that the feeds I'm reading (that are currently pointing to Feedburner) are pointing to the right location.

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