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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Notes and reminders

This is Notes.app, which I use to save rich text and organize ideas. I like it because it’s not a website, it’s a native OS X app. And because it opens in a small window that fits on the side of the screen, I feel creative and comfortable writing notes here. But it doesn’t sync with my Android phone. It only syncs with an iCloud account, and I don’t use iCloud for anything except iTunes purchases and this. It’s also a little buggy with too much rich text. I use vim for all my text editing1, and I wanted to use vim for notes too. But it didn’t work out. Rich text lets me put in checkmarks like ✔︎, and I can start bulleted list with wiki-style syntax. There’s a font color palette, and you can paste images and headings into… more →

Sticky note

1 I put this sticky note on my window on the first week of school. I needed pictures of something where the foreground was close by, but the background was far away. It was for the project I was composing for the new semester, and I took pictures of this note on my window for the input images. ↩