consistent. Email template insertion is one of them. It can be done easily using phrases in AutoKey. But phrases support only simple text. But I do like HTML emails sometimes. So this is my hack.
Email is one of those protocols that still works. It reaches me where I am. It also has various clients and libraries that work reasonably well. And it can carry almost any kind of content (Of course, there are limitations attachment size and type, etc). I use it every day, including emailing to myself.
many, I like online meetings. It gives me an option to attend an appointment from the comfort of my home office and listen to virtually anyone. Also, I have a very efficient way of taking notes. My home office – Tokyo, has good light and air. Any physical meeting in any other place won’t reach this level of comfort. That said, there are things that I still want to improve.
I like drawings to explain stuff. It’s probably the most straightforward way to document things. But the pain of traditional drawings is the inability to track changes to them. It’s easy to track changes to text or code by tracking them in a git. It’s not easy when it’s a binary blob which is what most images are. SVG format helps a lot. I use it as much as possible, but it’s still very verbose, and I think not easy to see the diff and understand what happened over time.
Over the years I have gathered a set of tools for effective documentation and communication. I use these tools to communicate on this blog, with my coworkers or anyone else that I want to share things with. Now that all of us are working remotely, they have become very important. I am listing...
I have been using Zim Wiki for a long time now. Its my knowledge base. Very frequently I also use it as an outliner to take notes. This is an outline about that; written in Zim Wiki and exported as HTML. I have also attached a screenshot below. Outline is hierarchical text. Its...