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Publish untappd check-ins to micro.blog

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Carl Rustung wrote his original post, Zapping Instagram pics to micro.blog on Wed. January 30th, 2019. I wanted my Untappd check-ins automatically posted to my micro.blog. With some trial and error, I was able to tweak his Zap to do it for me. Here’s how: Set up a new access token for Zapier in your micro.blog account settings. Make a new Zap. Choose Untappd for your Trigger App and trigger the zap on “New Check-In”. Connect your Untappd account. Select…

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How to add RSS feeds in Overcast.fm

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The Apple Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Overcast and other podcasts apps include a directory of podcasts that allow the listener to search and find the show they want. But, if you need to add a private podcast feed or a podcast that hasn't submitted their feed to Apple, Google, or Spotify for indexing or are still waiting to be indexed, you'll need to do it yourself. This was the case with the CREATE.PHOTOGRAPHY podcast, a new podcast focused on the…

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Create this Twirl effect in Adobe Photoshop

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I learned a new technique which I have used to transform a mundane set of images into something I find exciting. I first read about this twirl technique on Hanne Siebers's blog. Dina learned about the technique from her camera club, The North Norfolk Photographic Society. She has used it to transform a photograph of Klausbernd into a twist. I loved the idea and looked at this video to which Dina provided a link. The video shows how to create…

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