I just finished catching up with Saga, the amazing, space operatic, well, saga of two star-crossed lovers and their efforts to keep themselves and their child safe in a dangerous and wildly imaginative universe.
Saga is created by Brian K. Vaughan (also the writer of the brilliant Y: The Last Man), and Fiona Staples, whose art I haven’t had the pleasure of encountering before, but omg is her work gorgeous, and published by Image Comics.
I’ve had it languishing on my iPad since the series started a couple of years ago and just never got round to reading it before now. I’m so glad I finally did! At the same time I hate that I did start it; Now that I’m all caught up I have to wait for single issues to arrive one by one. The antici….
It’s an incredible read. It’s realistic (yes, I know that sounds silly but the characters are so completely believable even when they are spirits or robots with TVs as heads), it’s laugh-out-loud funny at times, and tugs at your heartstrings at others. It’s also dirty, sexy, serious, and wonderful.
I can’t wait to find out what happens next!
A collection of articles I’ve found helpful.
OS X – Setup & Installation
Hacker’s Guide to Setting up Your Mac
A guide to setting up a new Mac quickly whilst leveraging the power of automation.
A packet manager for OS X
Extends Homebrew allowing one to install apps.
OS X – Automator
Automator for Mac OS X: Tutorial and Examples
A tutorial covering some basic ways to use Automator.
OS X – Keyboard Maestro
A Beginner’s Guide to Automating Your Mac with Keyboard Maestro
Does what it says on the tin.
Keyboard Maestro I: Introduction
First in a series of tutorials meant for beginners.
iOS – Workflow
8 Reasons to Love the New Workflow App for iOS
Some Workflow basics.
Thought Asylum’s collection of Workflow Posts
Not just posts, but downloadable Workflows too.
iOS – Launch Center Pro
Automating iOS: A Comprehensive and Updated Guide to Launch Center Pro
A fantastic article on how to use Launch Center Pro
Launch Center Pro: An Adoption Strategy…
Not a how-to automate with LCP so much as a how-to force yourself to use LCP.
Quantified-Self: The Power Of Day One & Launch Center Pro**
Basics of using Day One and LCP together.
iOS – Day One
Day One / Templates
Tools and techniques to extend Day One. LCP, Workflow and TextExpander are all featured.
It’s been a slow week this week, which is definitely a reflection on me rather than the Internet…
- Rectify | Slow, deliberate, and highly enjoyable to watch the stories unfold.
- What We Do In The Shadows | Funny, sweet and all about vampires. How could I not love it?