Jacob Kaplan-Moss

12 items tagged โ€œpdfโ€

๐Ÿ“Œ 1DollarScan

Turn books into PDFsโ€”could be very useful for some of my more referency things, or as part of the cookbook digitization thing Iโ€™ve wanted to do for a while. Not actually $1/book: $1/100 pages, plus additional for OCR and such. Still a pretty good deal. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Back to Basics: Beyond Network Hygiene #
๐Ÿ“Œ Monetizing the Insider #
๐Ÿ“Œ The Paradox of Meritocracy [PDF]

โ€œThe main finding is consistent across the three studies: when an organization is explicitly presented as meritocratic, individuals in managerial positions favor a male employee over an equally qualified female employee by awarding him a larger monetary rewardโ€ #

๐Ÿ“Œ Using Sphinx to Write Technical Books - Pedro Kroger #
๐Ÿ“Œ Apple's Pages and PDF | Root | Mac 911 | Macworld

Text in PDF exports from Pages.app look like ass. Hereโ€™s a workaround: it involves saving as PostScript and and converting the PS to PDF. Dear Apple: 1985 called; they want their technology back. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Earth Class Mail

Basically an online P.O. box; theyโ€™ll scan & shred mail sent to a snail mail address. Kinda expensive, but sounds awesome. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Yep

The PDF organization software Iโ€™m using with my ScanSnap. Only about 10% of the features of DEVONThink, but the 10% I use. Very well done, and purty to boot. #

๐Ÿ“Œ macosxhints.com - 10.4: Combine PDFs without using Automator

Man, OSX ships with all sorts of gems. #

๐Ÿ“Œ pdftk - the pdf toolkit #
๐Ÿ“Œ Handbook of Applied Cryptography

Recommended by Bruce Schneir and available online for free. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Free Quicksilver user guide ebook - Lifehacker #