MacVoices #23221: Joe Kissell Takes Control of Your Paperless Office (2)

In the second part of our conversation with Joe Kissell about Take Control of Your Paperless Office, 4th edition, Joe talks about how Apple’s Live Text feature allows dynamic text interaction within images, and sheds some light on the intricacies of software recommendations for going paperless. He guides us through the shifting landscape of digital document management, security concerns tied to adopting cloud-based OCR and document management services, and paves the way for a more secure transition to the paperless world. (Part 2) 

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Show Notes:


0:01:36 Apple’s Live Text feature revolutionizing document search capabilities
0:03:08 Shifting Landscape of Operating Systems and Built-in Apps
0:05:43 The Shift in Focus and Business Models of Apps and Services
0:07:14 Security and Privacy Features in Cloud Services
0:08:03 Consider privacy when using cloud for document management
0:09:37 Beware of making life easier for the bad guys
0:12:32 Shift towards digital tickets and boarding passes
0:14:17 Streamline workflow for scanning and organizing documents
0:15:26 DEVONthink: Auto-classify feature for efficient organization
0:16:19 Transitioning from physical paper to digital organization
0:18:08 Becoming aware of reliance on paper and breaking habits
0:18:46 Shifting to Electronic: A New Way of Working
0:19:37 Main Areas Covered in Paperless Workflow Discussion
0:22:53 Ink on Paper: A Thing of the Past
0:24:40 Going Paperless: Faxing and Online Notary Publics


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Joe Kissell is the publisher of  Take Control ebooks, as well as the author of over 60 books on a wide variety of tech topics. Keep up with him if you can on his personal site,, and on Twitter.


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