Archive for August, 2011
It’s the next thing I want to try. It looks like either wxPython or PyQT is my best bet. GUI Programming with Python: QT Edition is a book about using PyQT, while Building a basic GUI application step-by-step in Python with Tkinter and wxPython is about wxPython Meanwhile, ShowMeDo is Python’s list of tutorials, which […]
Time Magazine is for people with no time. I should have kept going with that Economist subscription. I finished the most recent issue, then moved onto Scientific American immediately. I realised that it made me think. (And I happen to like thinking.) Despite having not read many books for a while, I can still get […]
One hour after I started, the bare bones are already up and running: github.com/kyl191/mp4dedup Mainly because I read up a lot during the day, so I understood exactly what I had to do. And with that, sleep time.
After I get MP4 dedup working, FLV files are the next step. Some resources that showed up:
TL;DR: I have a bunch of MP4 video files that have identical content, but the internal metadata differs. I’m writing a Python function/module/program that’ll strip out the metadata, so hashing functions can find the duplicates.
I’ve been resisting upgrading to FF6 on my main system, mainly because the update notification pops up when I’m actually doing something. And now even WordPress wants me to upgrade. Wow.
Or how I’m designing a system such that my stuff doesn’t get mixed up with the family’s docs, but both reside in the same disk.
I have 4 2TB drives in my NAS. They are split into 2 partitions, 500GB and the remaining ~1.5TB. The 1.5TB partitions were used in a RAID5 for media – music, backups of DVDs, etc. The remaining 500GB partitions were supposed to be for crucial documents, stuff that warranted double protection against disk failure. Except […]