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A CHALLENGER APPEARS: “fclones”…fastest duplicate scanner ever? It’s complicated.

While perusing my link referrals on GitHub, I noticed this thread where my duplicate scanner jdupes was mentioned. I then...
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jdupes 1.16.0: File Extension Filtering, And I Need Your Support

Please consider supporting me on SubscribeStar so I can continue to bring open source software and tutorial videos to you!...
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Manny the Martyr – Be That Way MP3 (public domain, CC0, royalty free music)

When the wonderful public domain music website FreePD.com finished its redesign, this song went missing on "Page 2" and it's...
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Shell script that converts Sage PRO exported text (.out files) to CSV text format

I have had this tool lying around since 2014. I wrote it once for a business that needed to convert...
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What WON’T speed up the jdupes duplicate file finder

Some of you are probably aware that I'm the person behind the jdupes duplicate file finder. It's amazing how far...
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Google Stadia was guaranteed to fail, according to basic freaking math

If you don't know what Google Stadia is, it's basically a networked gaming console. It renders everything on big servers...
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Should beginner videographers learn photography first? Yes and no.

(This is my response to the question in the title, posed somewhere on Reddit.) Filmmaking is a combination of creative...
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PROOF: Follow-up to my “Vox Media says light is racist and that’s stupid” video

Vox published a video a few years ago about how "color film was made for white people." There were two...
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RAW vs. JPEG: what does RAW mean, and what good is shooting RAW? (with examples)

Photographers are a very diverse category of people. Some shoot to capture memories forever. Some shoot for the joy of...
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Gillette: get woke, go broke? How Gillette’s “woke” advertisement stifled their parent company’s growth

Get woke, go broke? Some have argued that Gillette's parent company benefited from the Gillette ad, citing the spike in...
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