Articles tagged 'journalling'

On the Connectedness of Apps and Services
On the Connectedness of Apps and Services

I use an awful lot of apps and services in my everyday life. More than most, I suspect, because I'm really into tracking what I do, and leaving an electronic breadcrumb trail behind me as I go. I tend to try and externalise the contents of my brain — mostly because if I kept it all in there, I'd explode! — which invariably winds up with lots of notes being written inside various apps. I've also taken to digitising as much of my life as possible, too. Having spent the past couple of years without a place I could really call home (which I've fixed now — yay!), it's been much easier to live life without having to cart around dead trees and bits of plastic. All my data is safely (well, relatively) contained in the aluminium shell of my laptop, and synchronised seamlessly into The Cloud. Read more…

Journalling with Day One 2.0
Journalling with Day One 2.0

I've been using Day One (Day One 2.0 for Mac and Day One 2.0 for iOS) for a few years now, I think. In fact, I've just had a wee look, and the first entry that doesn't look like it was imported from elsewhere is just over four years old. In the time that I've used it, I've amassed 2,848 entries, though some of them have been imported from previous journalling experiments. I thought, since version 2.0 was released today, I'd try writing my first entry in it by explaining how I use Day One, what other tools I've tried in the past, and maybe even mention a couple of features I'm hoping will come to it some day! Read more…