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  • A Look At OneNote (UWP) For Windows 10

    OneNote 2016 end of life Some time ago Microsoft announced that they are sunsetting the desktop version of OneNote (OneNote 2016). Normal Support is to end on October 2020 and extended support on October 2025. From my understanding of extended support, it is only accessible for Enterprise companies with a lot of money. Not normal people. For reference here is a…

  • Why I Still Use OneNote and Why It is Awesome

    I have written a lot about my note taking adventures on this blog. I have tried just about every note taking application known to men… known to me at least. My Problem With Plain Text While I have been drawn to the plain text-based applications because I like the idea of the simplicity. In reality that only works for me…

  • Convert Docx To Markdown With Pandoc

    I prefer to use Microsoft Word for most of my writing. I prefer Word because its spell and grammar checker is superior to every other word processor or text editor I have tried. In addition, word has text to speech build in. I use text to speech to have my text spoken to me in order to catch errors and…

  • The Static Site Generator Pelican VS WordPress

    For a while now, I have been using the static site generator (Pelican) for my website/blog. There are pros and cons to both platforms and I have had a lot of trouble deciding which to use going forward. One day I want to use Pelican and the next I want to use WordPress. In the end I had to compile…

  • Note Taking Workflow Update

    Back in august I wrote this post where I explained why I moved back to OneNote after trying to move my note taking to plain text with markdown syntax. Well it did not happen. For me to go back to OneNote was simply not possible and here is why. In the time, I have used markdown I started to explore…

  • Resetting My Workflow: Good Day OneNote I’ve Missed You

    Some weeks back I switched my note taking and writing workflow to a plain text and markdown based system. I wrote about it in the blog post titled I Say Goodbye to OneNote. The switch sent me on a workflow rollercoaster and it ended with a crash. Therefore, I have reset my workflow to where it last worked. Yes, I…

  • How I Use a USB Stick and Git To Sync My Data

    The way most people use a USB stick is to just work directly from it. However, that is the wrong way of doing it. Working directly from the USB stick has several problems to it. Only one copy Difficult to backup. No version control Need USB stick to access files. Shortens the life of the USB stick as it is…

  • I Say Goodbye To OneNote

    Edit: This did not work for me. Read Resetting My Workflow: Good Day OneNote I’ve Missed You. For the past 6+ years I have used OneNote for most of my note-taking. However, for the past couple of years I have tried to find an open source note-taking tool that suits my needs. I finally found one….. well sort of. But first…

  • R.I.P TrueCrypt

    There has been many speculations as to whether the TrueCrypt website was hacked or it is the real thing. I believe it to be the real thing and that makes me sad. I do not like the way the Developers of TrueCrypt just one day out of the blue made an end to it without any explanation. This makes me…