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Quicksilver Lives

by Kelle October 27, 2011

The wait is over: Quicksilver has been updated for 10.7 Lion and now, I don’t think there’s any reason for me not to upgrade from 10.6. Quicksilver is a launcher, like Spotlight, but, oh. so. much more. It can do pretty much anything except reduce the data and write the paper, and all without leaving […]

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Search ADS, SIMBAD, and astro-ph with Quicksilver

by Kelle May 10, 2011

Since it turns out that Quicksilver will continue to be developed—and now that I’ve managed to get some breathing room from teaching, researching, and advising—I’ve been spending some time rekindling and honing my Quicksilver ninja skills. (If you need an intro, check out: Introducing Quicksilver.) In particular, I’ve got mine setup to perform searches of […]

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TUAW List of Best Mac Apps

by Kelle December 30, 2010

The best Mac applications I used in 2010 | TUAW. We’ve told you about DropBox and Mailplane ($25). I’ve been trying out BusyCal (aka iCal pro, $50) and will most likely be purchasing that. I also just started using Divvy, which is similar to Cinch ($7) and SizeUp ($13), for automatically arranging my windows. I […]

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Quicksilver, Quick Search Box, and now Alfred!

by Kelle October 4, 2010

Quick Search Box or Quicksilver? | The Apple Blog Now today, we have access to a community-supported version of Quicksilver that runs smoothly on OS X 10.6, as well as the Google-backed Quick Search Box which also works well enough. So which is the better choice for daily use? Whether you’re a current user of […]

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Links: new IDL routines, Quicksilver updated, figure placement in LaTeX, and more…

by Kelle December 4, 2009
  • New Programming Books for Scientists
  • New Coyote Program: SetDifference
  • New Coyote Program: SetUnion
  • Write or Rest During Your break? Here’s a Plan!
  • Quicksilver releases new beta 57
  • Who is advising our female astronomy students?
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Links: PGPLOT, Quicksilver, 1Password, and more…

by Kelle October 31, 2009

Don’t Forget To Use the Phone | Gina Trapani When an exchange involves several back-and-forths, days’ worth of email could be avoided with a five-minute call. 1Password 3 Beta brings a sweet new interface and Snow Leopard support | The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Password management done right. The Science of Persuasion | Scientific American […]

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Introducing Quicksilver

by Kelle June 24, 2009

There are some apps that I simply can’t imagine living without and Quicksilver Quicksilver is at the top of that list (link updated 21 Apr 2011). And it’s not just me, here’s what Adam Pash of Lifehacker said: Quicksilver is bar-none the best productivity application on the market today. Whether we’re talking Mac, Windows, or […]

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