How To Sign Documents on iOS

How to sign documents on your iPhone without a third-party app or DocuSign.

  1. Open the document (PDF or other) on your iPhone or iPad (works in the Photos app too)
  2. Tap the circled marker icon to enable Markup (usually in the bottom right or top right corner)
  3. Now tap the + icon and choose Signature
  4. Now you can pick an existing signature or tap Add or Remove Signature to manage them
  5. Place your signature where you’d like it and resize it by using the blue dots in the corners
  6. Along with your signature, you can of course add handwritten dates, initials, or anything else

iPhone: Video while Taking Photos

Want a quick video while taking photos without switching modes? Simply hold down the photo shutter button and it will begin recording a video until you release the button and return you to taking photos.

Video while Taking Photos

100 Tips for a Better Life

These are practical tips, not life-coach, sage-burning, kumbayah tips.

#33. Cultivate a reputation for being dependable. Good reputations are valuable because they’re rare (easily destroyed and hard to rebuild). You don’t have to brew the most amazing coffee if your customers know the coffee will always be hot.

via LessWrong

Salad is Overrated

I’ve been saying this for years, but “healthy” people and vegasauraus’ tend not to like my stance.

As the world population grows, we have a pressing need to eat better and farm better, and those of us trying to figure out how to do those things have pointed at lots of different foods as problematic. Almonds, for their water use. Corn, for the monoculture. Beef, for its greenhouse gases. In each of those cases, there’s some truth in the finger-pointing, but none of them is a clear-cut villain.

There’s one food, though, that has almost nothing going for it. It occupies precious crop acreage, requires fossil fuels to be shipped, refrigerated, around the world, and adds nothing but crunch to the plate.

It’s salad, and here are three main reasons why we need to rethink it.

via the Washington Post

Microsoft UI Sucks

Can someone explain to me why in the wide, wide world of sports would Microsoft develop Teams, a clear counterpart to Outlook, with a completely different look and feel?

On macOS, they don’t even use the same UI font. Outlook uses the system font (San Francisco) and Teams uses the Windows system font (Segoe UI), and of course, it cannot be changed via preferences, and they’ve apparently embedded Segoe in the app, since I don’t have it installed anywhere on my devices.

I am, primarily, using the macOS versions of these tools, not Windows. As much as Microsoft pretends to keep these tools in sync with their Windows counterparts, there are big misses, like these UI differences between Outlook and Teams.

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