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(port) > Software > YouTube >

https://github.com/philbot9/youtube-comment-scraper/

Downloads the comments on YouTube videos.

Used to be available at ytcomments.klostermann.ca but that IP got banned because of overuse.

WARNING - Do not overuse this program, or maybe you will get IP-banned.

See my youtube-comment-scraper.sh script for how I use it.

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Software >

https://github.com/tylerhall/simple-url-shortener

Make your own URL shortener. e.g. for the owner of example.com links can be shortened like so:

http://amazon.com/some/long/URL?foo=bar&baz&lots_of_text_lots_of_text_lots_of_text
to
http://example.com/abcd2

Includes statistics.

Impressively simple and easy to use. I chose it because it has one single very small script.

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Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.warframe.com/

Another one of these "run around and mash buttons" games, but with an awkward wall running mechanic that you ignore and instead run around and mash buttons.

Overall I'm unimpressed.



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Writing > Computers, Internet >

Everything is frail to failure. Be it hardware, software, data, business relationships, or people, nothing is immortal and immutable.

Many things are immediately recognized; the hardware and software, but we fail to see people; the wetware. They represent the intellectual backbone of major projects, the "wet infrastructure" upon which our technology relies, and when they cannot contribute, their projects suffer and we suffer. Their influence isn't just notable, but critical.

For the internet, esr calls them Load-Bearing Internet People.

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