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DavidAllenWizardgold

Raspberry Pi Fun and Games

I’ve had the Raspberry Pi 4 for about a month now and I’m really pleased with it. It is really ticking all the boxes for my good and geekiness. I’m learning a lot about the Linux command line while I am setting up a whole lot of different things. Using the command line application Nano to edit set up files

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Craft App Versus Logseq

In the world of personal knowledge management applications Craft and Logseq are two really good options. Each with their strengths and weaknesses. The main thing to note is that Logseq is an Electron application like Obsidian and for some people this might be a big red flag. There are things you can do with a proper Mac app which you

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DavidAllenWizardgold

The Good & Geeky Way to Learn Coding Skills

Over the last few months I’ve been learning to code. I started with the lessons available from Mosh Hamedani. I started with learning JavaScript and SQL followed by Git and GitHub. Git is not a coding language but it’s something you need to know about if you’re going to learn to code. It’s a version control system which code is

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Old Man Learning to Code

If you’ve been following Good and Geeky for a while you’ll know that I am keen to use Shortcuts, Keyboard Maestro and other tools to automate whatever can be automated. It’s all part of the plan to be as good and geeky as possible. With shortcuts you have a simple linear coding process. You can throw in information at the

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The Other Anki App
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DavidAllenWizardgold

Apps For Learning – Mac and iOS

A Perpetual and Constant Learner Yesterday I learned of an application called Anki and I installed it on my Mac, my iPhone and my iPad. On the Mac I installed a couple of different versions. I found applications which were not the ones I was looking for because they didn’t have all the tools and possibilities of the original. I

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Obsidian – iCloud or GitHub Sync?

Wasted A Lot Of Time with Git I saw on a few places online where people had been synchronising their Obsidian documents over git. I can say that the advantage would be you would have a backup on steroids due to the versioning. This is what git is all about and I decided it would be a good idea to

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Privacy and Security for Activists- Tails OS

Taking Privacy Security And Encryption to the Next Level If you’ve been following this channel for a while you’ll know that I am keen to promote privacy, encryption and security. One of the easiest ways to protect your data when you’re sending emails is to use the webmail available with Vivaldi browser. An easy to use PGP service. Or you

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Tutorial – Merge PDF Docs Using Shortcuts iOS 15

Merge Multiple PDF Documents into A Single PDF – An iOS 15 Tutorial <a href=”https://goodandgeeky.com/shortcuts-in-macos-monterey-and-ios15/”>Shortcuts</a> keeps getting better and better and with iOS 15 you can do even more automation. In this tutorial I show you how easy it is to put together a shortcut which merges multiple PDF documents. To use it you select the PDF documents in the

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Shortcuts in MacOS Monterey and iOS15

macOS Monterey is nearly upon us – iOS 15 is already here Shortcuts is a very useful application and is now available on Mac OS Monterey. We’ve been enjoying the benefits of iOS automation using Shortcuts for quite some time now. So I made a video showing how to put together a shortcut in the Shortcuts app on my Mac

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Filming Video And Using a Gimbal

Ordering Online Yesterday I put in an order for a DJI gimbal, the previous day they announced the new OM5. I’ve been watching a number of videos showing how to get the best use of a gimbal with various creative gimbal moves. It looks like I’ll be able to make more interesting and creative videos by getting better movement. The

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