Web Excursions are select bookmarks from my travels around the interwebs, because I'm always thinking about you while discovering other people's cool stuff. You mean that much to me. You can see all of my (public) bookmarks on Pinboard, and visit the bookmarks archive for curated lists across the last few years.

Web Excursions for September 18, 2015

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Dictater
This is a great little gem that Kyle Carson has put out for free. It replaces the default Speech Services on OS X, adding play/pause, progress bar, an option to open a window that will highlight text as it’s spoken, and fast forward/rewind by sentences and paragraphs.
5 Things I Learned from Working in Animal Welfare
A great post for anyone who cares about dogs and the “system” that protects them.
Ceceree
Great idea: a wish list for the Mac App Store. Why should iTunes have all the fun?
Telluride Review: Danny Boyle’s ‘Steve Jobs’
Wait, someone’s making a good Jobs movie? I love Sorkin.
wooorm/mdast
This plugin-based Markdown processor would make for a very flexible custom processor in Marked 2. Via OneThingWell