Bananabears, the Seattle firm The Omni Group has been around for a long time in software. Originally it was a firm that made software for the NeXT computer. Then Apple bought NeXT and based Mac OS X on their operating system, so over the ensuing years The Omni Group made a lot of Mac products that I loved to pay for, back in the days when you would buy software instead of either getting it for free or paying thousands of dollars to subscribe to it (with nothing in between except the refund they give you when Facebook buys the company and shuts it down). There is OmniOutliner, OmniPlan, and my much-beloved OmniGraffle, which is a diagramming tool but so, so much more. Well actually I mostly use it as a diagramming tool, sometimes when I’m teaching. When the doctor tells me to go to my happy place, here is where I go:

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