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Web Excursions for August 29, 2014

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Somebody
Having a stranger verbally deliver your message to someone would be all kinds of creepy fun. I could see some serious personal safety issues arising, so just be careful what information you give to unknown people.
TermsFeed - Privacy Policy Generator
A handy tool to have for anyone publishing websites or mobile applications.
pidlug/recollfs
This is exactly what spl originally did, but I changed my mind at the last minute. It’s a cool idea that takes the result of a search and creates a folder with symbolic links to the file results. I was using it to make CLI Smart Folders… might revive that.
insanum/sncli
Nice! Simplenote from the command line. Via OneThingWell (where else?).
Scratch
A simple Sublime Text package for creating “scratch” files for code snippets and notes. You could potentially hook this up with nvALT for quickly saving snippets to your notes folder… with some modification it could even indent the code for Markdown purposes.