Category Archives: Resources

An Index Of Blogging Clients

By | July 6, 2009

July 2009 Update: added BlogDesk. So far I’ve not been able to find anything apart from Windows Live Writer that works with WordPress page for Windows. (Ecto’s latest release apparently does support it.)  Blogging clients allow you to prepare posts and then upload them directly. Useful for composing drafts of posts offline easier editing of HTML easier inserting… Read More »


By | January 12, 2008

The Loose Wire empire groweth, with the soft launch this week of another blog, a sister site to called ten The idea behind it is simple: how to do stuff in ten moves or less. The idea behind it grew from frustration that I couldn’t easily find instructions about how to do things, from simple things… Read More »

Keys to the Kingdom

By | December 30, 2007

In this week’s Loose Wire Service column (which runs in print publications, more here), I write about those unsung heroes of productivity: programs that store globs of text for you so you don’t have to keep typing the same thing. Last time I talked about how the keyboard is often a quicker way to launch programs and open… Read More »

Breaking Down Resistance

By | December 21, 2007

Here’s a piece i missed from the International Herald Tribune by Phyllis Korkki that does a great job of looking at the problems that people increasingly face: technology. Not everyone likes it or understands it, and it’s not easy for them to find out how to do what they need to do. Here are a couple of snippets… Read More »