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Gina Trapani has things TODO.txt

Postlight Podcast

Productivity at Postlight: this week, with Rich an ocean away, Paul is joined by Gina Trapani, a director of engineering at Postlight who is well-known for, amongst other things, founding the website Lifehacker. They discuss her productivity tool, TODO.txt, an open-source project now in the hands of Postlight’s team, and productivity tools at large, in a conversation ranging from the specifics of Paul’s favorite, org mode, to the way having children disrupts all your plans for organized, efficient workflows.

47mins

11 Apr 2017

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Ep. 99 - Creating Lifehacker - Part II (Gina Trapani)

CodeNewbie

Last episode we talked to Gina Trapani about her Lifehacker days. In this episode, we look to the future and hear about her work at Postlight, what it’s like to work with Paul Ford (Episode 82), and what she looks for when she’s hiring an engineer. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Career Karma (sponsor) Cockroach Labs (sponsor) Postlight Lifehacker IBM PC Junior Track Changes Paul Ford episode Meet the Twitter API (book) The End of ThinkUp ThinkUp Anil Dash TWiG (This Week in Google) Leo Laporte TWiT Danny O'Brien "father of life hacks" CodeNewbie Newsletter Sign up Codeland Conf Codeland 2019 Gina TrapaniGina Trapani is currently the director of engineering at Postlight and the founding and former editor of Lifehacker. She's also the founder and creator of Makerbase, an IMDb for web sites and apps and ThinkUp, an app that gives you insights into your social networks.

39mins

1 Aug 2016

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Ep. 98 - Creating Lifehacker - Part I (Gina Trapani)

CodeNewbie

Once upon a time, Gina Trapani started Lifehacker. It got big, really big, with the ups and downs of being the sole editor responsible for a website that millions of people read. But after awhile, she wanted to get back to coding. In part one of our two-part interview, Gina talks to us about her journey going from famous blogger to product creator, the risks of building an app based on APIs, and what it felt like to shut down her company. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Career Karma (sponsor) Cockroach Labs (sponsor) Danny O'Brien "father of life hacks" TWiT Leo Laporte TWiG (This Week in Google) Anil Dash ThinkUp The End of ThinkUp Meet the Twitter API (book) Paul Ford episode Track Changes IBM PC Junior Lifehacker Postlight Codeland Conf Codeland 2019 Gina TrapaniGina Trapani is currently the director of engineering at Postlight and the founding and former editor of Lifehacker. She's also the founder and creator of Makerbase, an IMDb for web sites and apps and ThinkUp, an app that gives you insights into your social networks.

1hr 23mins

25 Jul 2016

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Gina Trapani—coder to lifehacker and back again

Postlight Podcast

Programming and blogging for programmers: this week Paul and Rich talk with Gina Trapani, the founder of Lifehacker and one of their newest employees. Gina talks about her journey from coding to the technology and lifestyle blog Lifehacker—and about her decision to return to the programming fold. She also reveals why she took a job at Postlight. (spoiler: simpler tax forms!)

38mins

3 May 2016

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16: Making The Internet Better, with Gina Trapani

Inquisitive

This week Myke is joined by Gina Trapani. They talk about how Thinkup's first year and what the current trends are in social media. This episode of Inquisitive is sponsored by: lynda.com: An easy and affordable way to help individuals and organizations learn. Free 10-day trial. Campaign Monitor: Helping you send beautiful emails and get better results Guest Starring: Gina Trapani Links and Show Notes Gina Trapani (@ginatrapani) | Twitter Gina Trapani - The Official Web Site ThinkUp - Daily insights about you and your friends 5by5 | CMD+Space #67: Thinkup, with Gina Trapani ThinkUp Blog — How ThinkUp is doing as a business Myke's ThinkUp Myke's 2014 ThinkUp The Good Web Bundle | The best sites on the web aren't always the biggest. Anita Sarkeesian, Feminist Frequency - XOXO Festival (2014) - YouTube Building a safer Twitter | Twitter Blogs All About Android | TWiT.TV This Week in Google | TWiT.TV Chris Messina's Thoughts on Google+ — Medium Todo.txt: Future-proof task tracking in a file you control

1hr 4mins

3 Dec 2014

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012: Lifehacker founder Gina Trapani

Cool Tools

Lifehacker founder and ThinkUp co-founder, Gina Trapani introduces us to a few web based apps that offer elegant design and features well worth their minuscule price-points. Fans of an uncluttered web experience will rejoice to hear what Gina offers up in this installment of the Cool Tools Show.

23mins

20 Oct 2014

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#11: Good Intentions with Gina Trapani

Designing Yourself

In the first episode of season 2, Paul and Whitney talk about intention. What happens when we focus on something and work to realize it? Why do New Year's resolutions tend to fail? Gina Trapani of ThinkUp, Todo.txt and Lifehacker Plus, our (first ever!) interview with Gina Trapani. You might know Gina from her amazing work at Lifehacker, used Todo.txt, or heard her on one of her podcasts – This Week in Google and All About Android. And now, Gina is the co-founder and creator of ThinkUp, a tool that helps people understand how their tweets and Facebook posts affect others. Gina joins Paul and Whitney to discuss intention and how the tools we use can help us along the way. MP3 | iTunes | RSSFull transcript of this episodeFollow the show @DesigningYouFollow your hosts @whitneyhess @paulmcaleerGot something to say? Call us at 404-500-SELF! Links and references for this episodeGina TrapaniThinkUpTodo.txtLifehacker

1hr 24mins

3 Mar 2014

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67: Thinkup, with Gina Trapani

CMD Space

This week Myke is joined by Gina Trapani. They discuss the development of the Gina's crowdfunding campaign for Thinkup – that she is running with Anil Dash– the history of the project and future development. Links and Show Notes This week Myke is joined by Gina Trapani. They discuss the development of the Gina's crowdfunding campaign for Thinkup – that she is running with Anil Dash– the history of the project and future development. Links for this episode: Gina Trapani (ginatrapani) on Twitter Lifehacker - Tips and downloads for getting things done Join ThinkUp This Week in Google | TWiT.TV 5by5 | In Beta All About Android | TWiT.TV Myke's uncropped avatar Marco Arment, Developer/Writer - XOXO Festival (2013) - YouTube Twitalytic Alpha Preview: Archiving, Curating, and Threading Tweets | Smarterware 5by5 | CMD+Space #15: Now The Hard Work Begins, with Dalton Caldwell Sponsored by Squarespace (use code TALLYHO10 for 10% off) and Shutterstock (use code CMD1013 for 25% off)

54mins

23 Oct 2013

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24: Making and Creating, with Gina Trapani

CMD Space

This week Myke is joined by Gina Trapani. They discuss Gina's many forays in to the worlds of blogging, Podcasting and development as well as some of the differences between iOS and Android.

1hr 2mins

9 Jan 2013

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Better Gmail: How Google Opened Gmail’s Web Interface to Any Developer Who Cares (And Why You Should) - Gina Trapani

Web Directions Podcast

Last year, Google released an experimental Greasemonkey API for Gmail: coding hooks that let anyone add CSS and Javascript to Gmail that enhances how it looks and behaves. Why would you want to do this? Why wouldn’t you? Hear how Google’s using Greasemonkey to distribute Gmail development amongst independent web developers - and how those developers are integrating their own product into Gmail - resulting in a Better Gmail for everyone.Gina Trapani is a web developer and the founding editor of Lifehacker.com, the 2006 Wired Rave Award-winning daily weblog on software and productivity.Licensed as Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/).

37mins

15 Apr 2008

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