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Uses

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Because people sometimes ask, this is a list of all the gear, apps and things that I use on a daily basis.

Apps

Core

  • Brave - Browser (and occassionally Firefox Developer edition)
  • Dropbox
  • Spotify
  • Superhuman
  • 1Password
  • Slack
  • Google Docs
  • Instapaper - Saving and reading articles
  • Anki - Flashcards
  • Memrise - Language flashcards
  • DayOne - Journalling
  • Revolut - Banking
  • YNAB - Budgeting
  • Kindle - eBooks
  • Audible - Audiobooks1
  • Citymapper - Better than Google Maps for navigating London
  • Alfred - Spotlight on steroids

Productivity

  • Things - GTD todo list
  • Roam Research - Exploratory notes
  • Notion - Systematised notes
  • Evernote - Some reference material
  • Due - Super annoying reminders
  • Rescuetime - Automated time tracking
  • Toggl - Manual time tracking
  • Grammarly - Grammar and writing help
  • Ulysses - Minimal writing app
  • PDF Expert - PDF reader
  • Native Apple Calendar
  • Backblaze - Automated backups of your hardrive
  • Noizio - Ambient noise generator

 Programming

  • iTerm - Terminal emulator
  • vim - Text editor, workhorse
  • VSCode - Text editor, pairing and other edge cases
  • Egghead.io - The best educational JS videos

 Communication and Social Media

  • Buffer - Tweet schedular
  • Overcast - Podcatcher
  • Work Hard Anywhere - Find workspaces on the move
  • Telegram

 Health and Fitness

  • Oura - Smart ring and companion app
  • Zero - Fasting
  • Strava - Running
  • Fitbod - Weight lifting
  • Waking Up App - Meditation
  • Oak - Meditation
  • Apple Heatlh - For combining all of the above

 Design

  • Sketch - Solid design tool
  • Figma - UI design tool and for anytime you want to draw something
  • Contrast - Check the accessibility of your apps and grab colours
  • Iconjar - SVG icon manager
  • PixelSnap - Measure things on your screen

 Art

  • Snapseed - Mobile photo editing
  • Darkroom - Mobile photo editing
  • Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop - Serious editing and photo organisation
  • Google Photos - Backup and photo resurfacing
  • VSCO - Filters & sharing

 Misc.

  • Anylist - Grocery list manager
  • Bartender - keep your menu bar clearn
  • Muzzle - Hide notifications when on calls
  • Magnet - Snap your MacOS windows in place
  • Flux - Stop your computer keeping you awake at night
  • Dice - Gigs Logic Pro X - Music making

 Hardware

  • Bose QC35
  • Ergodox EZ Keyboard
  • 15" Macbook Pro, Touchbar
  • Yeti Blue Audio Mic
  • Magic Trackpad
  • FujiFilm X-Pro2 - Camera
  • Korg Monologue - Analogue synth and MIDI controller