Author name: Luc Beaudoin

Luc P. Beaudoin Co-founder, CogSci Apps Corp. My Cognitive Productivity books.

BBEdit: A powerful, highly linkable, text editor for creative work and note-taking

Create more productively Whether you’re simply filling out a web form, drafting a topic for a forum entry, replying to an intricate email, or creating something quite substantial like an article or even a book … you’ll be more productive if you Hook your BBEdit documents. Fill out web forms without losing your mind (e.g., […]

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πŸŽ‰ Announcing the Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking: Professors, Developers, and Podcasters Unite for You to Be Able to Focus More

πŸŽ‰ Great News! 23 Mac app developers, professors and podcasters have jointly originated/signed The Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking, which will be published on Dec 6, 2021 EST ! This is a very significant development for everyone who values being able to access information with hyperlinks on any device. Following its preamble, the Ubiquitous Linking Manifesto

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πŸ’‘Rename Links to Suit Your Needs

Hook allows you to overcome the limitation of apps that fail to respect your right to properly formatted links to your data. For example, Apple’s Podcasts, Music and App Store apps have a Copy Link share function. The command should honestly be called Copy URL not Copy Link, because it does not even give you

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ηŽ‰ζ ‘θŠε…° @ SSPAI.com on How Hook Connects with and Compares to Other Software

At SSPAI.com, an Asian technology review website, ηŽ‰ζ ‘θŠε…° (nkwangshuyi) has written an excellent detailed review of Hook. In particular, it explains how Hook uniquely differs from and complements existing software. It shows how Hook’s two way links enable you to connect information in disparate apps, including personal information management tools like DEVONthink and Roam. It

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New Command: Focus on Copied Link βŒƒβ‡§βŒ˜L

A cool link manipulating feature you probably didn’t know about : Focus on Copied Link βŒƒβ‡§βŒ˜L. We introduced it earlier this year but had not documented it. In a nutshell: if you’ve copied a link from any app (including Hook), you can focus Hook onto it. Then you can use all of Hook’s features on

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