MacVoices #18164: Update – July 2018

In the July update, Chuck hides from the camera, looks back and what came out of WWDC and AltConf, and ahead to one of the big reasons you should attend Macstock. The update wraps up with a call for Star Trek Las Vegas attendees, and a re-arrangement of the MacVoices Patreon listings.

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MacVoices #18163: Road to Macstock – Mike Schmitz’ Apple User’s Guide to Personal Productivity

This time, the Road to Macstock leads to productivity expert Mike Schmitz, who’s presentation will be on personal productivity with an Apple focus. Mike will discuss the essential components of that system, and even share one of them in this discussion, just to get you warmed up. He talks about his approach to productivity, the benefits he has seen from his Macstock attendance, and why you should come too.

This edition of MacVoices is supported by our new Patreon campaign. If you find value in MacVoices, please consider helping sponsor the show, and our ongoing efforts to bring you quality information.

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MacVoices #18162: Road to Macstock – Barry Fulk Outlines A Wide Variety of Evening Events at Macstock

The Road to Macstock takes us to Barry Fulk, the organizer of the evening activities at Macstock. Barry is well-known for his social event planning, and this year will take the after-hours options to a new level. Barry talks about what those options are, how they take the best of the  past years and improves on them, and why what happens after Macstock closes is just as important as the sessions themselves.

This edition of MacVoices is supported by our new Patreon campaign. If you find value in MacVoices, please consider helping sponsor the show, and our ongoing efforts to bring you quality information.

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MacVoices #18161: Road to Macstock – David Ginsburg On An iOS-Oriented Workflow

Next up on the  Road to Macstock is a discussion with presenter David Ginsburg, who will be teaching attendees to better use iOS from a productivity standpoint. There are some things that everyone uses – Mail, Messages, Calendar, Notes and the like. David’s session will focus on being more effective with those apps. He also talks about his appreciation of Macstock, and why he is proud to be associated with it.

This edition of MacVoices is supported by our new Patreon campaign. If you find value in MacVoices, please consider helping sponsor the show, and our ongoing efforts to bring you quality information.

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MacVoices #18160: Jeff Porten Takes Control of Your Productivity

Jeff Porten is the author of the latest release from Take Control Books. Take Control of Your Productivity is a bit different than previous Take Control titles, covering a broad range of productivity topics. Jeff talks about how he approaches questions of philosophy, techniques, and tools, blending them all together with his personal advice on how to get (and remain) your most productive. Sharing his personal journey and how he supplements the book with online content, Jeff makes this a must-listen discussion.

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Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he’s doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Jeff Porten is an independent IT consultant (and now productivity consultant) in Philadelphia, PA. When he’s not consulting or writing a book, he’s covering Mac and tech stories for TidBITS.com, or serving in his volunteer work as Chair of the Board of Student Pugwash USA, an educational nonprofit focusing on ethical issues in science and technology. You can reach him a by email or on Twitter.

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