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Manton Reece

Manton Reece created Micro.blog and hosts the podcasts Core Intuition and Timetable.
Recent episodes featuring Manton Reece
Episode 396: It’s Better Than It Was
Manton and Daniel rejoice in Apple’s announcement of an all new 16″ MacBook Pro, and look forward to a bright future for Mac portables. Daniel catches Manton up on the latest meeting with “his boss”, and the resulting deadline he has agreed to in order to get Black Ink 2 shipped. Finally, Manton shares that he has also given himself a deadline to ship the microblogging book he started writing almost three years ago! http://traffic.libsyn.com/coreint/CoreInt_396.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 52 minutes) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: MacStadium: Private clouds on Mac hardware. Use promo code coreint for 50% off your first two months. Linode: Cloud Hosting for You. Use promo code coreint2019 for $20 credit when you sign up. Links: The Best for the Brightest – Apple’s promotional page for the all-new 16″ MacBook Pro. Marco’s Review – Marco Arment writes about his early access to the portable computer. Happy 20th! – Brent Simmons celebrates 20 years of writing for his blog. Black Ink 2 Beta – The blog post 1.5 years ago that kicked off the long public beta of Daniel’s crossword app. Did You Know? – Daniel’s announces his intention to ship Black Ink 2.0 by December 1. Indie Microblogging Kickstarter – Manton’s campaign to kick off funding for Micro.blog and the affiliated microblogging book. Enjoy our show? Become a sustaining member!
Episode 395: No Strengths Whatsoever
Daniel and Manton try to take stock of long-term personal goals, thinking of how they align with and overlap with money-making goals. Manton reports back after watching Matt Mullenweg’s “State of the Word” talk at WordCamp US. Manton reflects on the important of simplicity for Micro.blog in contrast to WordPress, while Daniel considers that MarsEdit also serves as a more complex interface to Micro.blog. Finally, they digest the latest Apple announcements, focusing on the merits of the new AirPods Pro, and whether Apple TV+ is a justifiable pursuit for the company. http://traffic.libsyn.com/coreint/CoreInt_395.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 52 minutes) Many thanks to our sponsors this week TextExpander: Communicate Smarter. Linode: Cloud Hosting for You. Use promo code coreint2019 for $20 credit when you sign up. Links: The Theme System – Personal productivity system from Myke Hurley and CGP Grey. Black Ink 2.0 beta – The neverending beta… WordPress.org – Open source project behind the popular web publishing technology. WordCamp US 2019 – Home page including the State of the Word video by Matt Mullenweg. Ghost – Web-publishing software that takes a different tack than WordPress. ClassicPress – Branch of WordPress that rejects the Gutenberg block-based editor. Micro.blog – Manton’s web-based blog-publishing service. MarsEdit – Daniel’s Mac-based blog authoring application. Ulysses – Popular writing app for the Mac and iOS. iAWriter – Another writing app for Mac, iOS, Windows, and Android. WordPress Desktop Apps – Electron-based “native” apps. AirPods Pro – Apple’s latest edition of their wireless headphones. Apple TV+ – Apple’s subscription video streaming service. The Morning Show – One of Apple’s new Apple TV+ shows. Disney+ – Forthcoming streaming service from … Disney. Enjoy our show? Become a sustaining member!
Episode 394: Facing Hard Facts
Daniel reports back after his first meeting “with his boss,” deciding he’s a little strict, but not too bad. They talk about the goals of trying to be more accountable even if you’re working for yourself, and adding structure to an indie business plan. Manton shares details about the new Micro.blog feature supporting easy domain name registrations. http://traffic.libsyn.com/coreint/CoreInt_394.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 43 minutes) Many thanks to our sponsor this week Linode: Cloud Hosting for You. Use promo code coreint2019 for $20 credit when you sign up. Links: FastScripts 2.8 – Daniel’s blog post announcing the new update to his Mac scripting utility. Register Your Domain Name – Manton’s blog post about a new registration feature of Micro.blog. Name.com – Domain registration service which Manton uses to implement the feature on Micro.blog. Enjoy our show? Become a sustaining member!
Episode 393: Make Up Random Deadlines
Daniel returns from Amsterdam with cookies and Dutch Pokemon magazines, and talks a bit about the work-sponsored trip. Manton helps Daniel take stock of his challenges with Red Sweater, and prioritizing the right work to do given his limited time. Finally, Daniel shares his plans for a strategy to be a more effective self-manager. http://traffic.libsyn.com/coreint/CoreInt_393.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 39 minutes) Many thanks to our sponsor this week Linode: Cloud Hosting for You. Use promo code coreint2019 for $20 credit when you sign up. Links: Stroopkoeken – A recipe for making them at home. Mixed in Key – The company Daniel is working for. Buffer – Company blog with many stories about running a remote company. Automattic – The company behind WordPress.com, also famous for managing a large, remote workforce. Enjoy our show? Become a sustaining member!
Episode 392: A Very Strange Rollout
Daniel and Manton talk about the public release of macOS 10.15 Catalina, question the wisdom of Apple doing it without any warning, and wonder about why they might have done so. They talk about Manton’s experience notarizing Micro.blog for Mac, and the importance of notarizing for all Mac developers. Finally, they react to the first crop of Catalyst apps on the Mac, and guess at whether the future of the Mac will be more like iOS, or something of a compromise. http://traffic.libsyn.com/coreint/CoreInt_392.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 44 minutes) Many thanks to our sponsor this week Linode: Cloud Hosting for You. Use promo code coreint2019 for $20 credit when you sign up. Links: Catalina is Available Today – News announcement from Apple. macOS Catalina – Feature marketing page from Apple. Apps You Love, Now on the Mac – App Store feature highlighting many Catalyst apps. Jira Cloud – Catalyst Mac app from Atlassian. Dice by PCalc – Catalyst-based dice-rolling app from James Thomson. Catalytic Converter – James Thomson writes about the process of developing Dice by PCalc. Enjoy our show? Become a sustaining member!
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Location
Austin, TX, USA
Episode Count
532
Podcast Count
10
Total Airtime
1 week, 3 days