Archive for May, 2012

Software Review: Instapaper

Posted by: by John Parsons on May 31st, 2012

My grandmother’s humorous but persistent reminders to call or write would sometimes include a 2-inch piece of cardboard cut in the shape of a circle, with the word “tuit” printed on one side.[1] As I splash around in an ocean of information, looking for ways to find more time to deal with it, I find [...]

Some Thoughts on Content Tools

Posted by: by John Parsons on May 11th, 2012

There’s an age-old saying: “To someone who has a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” Too often, the tools we are accustomed to using distort our perceptions and limit our ability to adapt to new situations. I was vividly reminded of this at a recent reviewers’ session for Adobe’s latest incarnation of Creative Suite—number 6, [...]

Nimbleware Consulting debuts unique nūzmūz app for Apple iPad

Posted by: by Nimbleware Consulting on May 7th, 2012

Nimbleware Consulting today announced the release of a new topic-based information app for the Apple iPad. Dubbed nūzmūz (, the app is an RSS feed reader that moves away from the source-based approach used by news and content aggregators. Instead, it focuses on user-defined topics, such as current events, career goals, or entertainment. The free app is available in the Apple iTunes App Store.

In the News (What the Heck IS a Newspaper, Anyway?)

Posted by: by John Parsons on May 2nd, 2012

When talking about content—and the need to tune or customize it to meet individual needs—it’s inevitable that we take a closer look at the traditional content “containers” we use. One of these is the daily newspaper. This is not a lament over the decline of print newspapers in many parts of the world. It’s also [...]

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