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Life Hacks and 43 Folders Super Session
Danny O'Brien, editor, Need To Know
Merlin Mann

Track: Insanely Great Mac
Date: Thursday, October 28
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Location: Stevens Creek


Macintosh's OS X has rapidly become the platform of choice for expatriate UNIX and Windows hackers seeking powerful, stylish ways to run their work and hack their lives. They brought with them some amazing new insight and new applications that are changing Macs and their users in profound ways.

"Life Hacks" warlord Danny O'Brien and 43 Folders' Merlin Mann will plow through some of the hottest tools and tricks that Mac OS X black belts are using to run their lives. Highlights include:

  • Quicksilver: The command line comes to your GUI (and it's brought the web with it)
  • Markdown: Stylish structure for all your plain text files
  • GeekTool: The ultimate dashboard on your Desktop _today_
  • Notational Velocity: The most elegant way to make and maintain your personal notebook
  • Safari hacks: The indispensable add-ons that will kill ads, enable incremental search, and crack open the treaures of "debugging mode"

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