Tag: Mac OS

  • Platform Interchange

    Platform Interchange

    I suppose that the “Slippery Slope” phenomenon applies to me right now.  A chink in my Apple armor developed some time ago.  Then I got out of the iPhone world all together, which amazed me as much as it did my friends. The recent maturity of Google’s cloud services (Photos, Drive, Music, etc.) had a considerable…

  • OS X Mountain Lion

    OS X Mountain Lion

    So I finally got around to updating my iMac from Lion to Mountain Lion last night.  Wow, I am pleasantly surprised! For the past year, this was a regular occurrence: systemic memory rot. https://twitter.com/ElectroLund/status/221733275373289474 It was ridiculous.  I felt like I was using a Windows machine.  No offense, 95% of the world.  But seriously, it…

  • Automagically create annual month folders

    On my computer, I’m in the habit of using lots of subfolders for my organization of reports and other output I generate from my financial software . I prefer to use a structure of month names inside the for the year, with forced chronological order. For instance: \Bills\subfolder1 \Bills\subfolder2 So I wrote an Automator script…