The iPad Pro – my favourite tech tool (and toy)

A couple months ago I broke down and bought the tech toy I have been craving since November – the iPad Pro.
Reading other people’s blog posts, I get the sense people are confused about the iPad Pro. It’s a beautiful looking device, but tech b;others everywhere can’t figure out “who the device is for.” . I’ve seen a lot of ¬†people cry ‘It’s not a computer replacement!’ and wonder why it doesn’t run the Mac OSX. ¬†“It’s too big” others complain, and “only a small number of artists and creative types would really use it!
I’m not sure who Apple intended to make the device for, but I have been using the 12.9 inch pro for the last 2 months and it has fit beautifully into my work flow. Continue reading


Not Slacking with Slack

For the last month or so I have been using Slack as a way to collaborate with another PhD student in my department on a systematic review.

Its a bit hard to explain what Slack is, though as soon as you see it you intuitively understand how it works. Their slogan really helped sell them to me: Be Less Busy.

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