Make your own URL shortener. e.g. for the owner of example.com links can be shortened like so:
Impressively simple and easy to use. I chose it because it has one single very small script.
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.
(port) > Software > YouTube >
A commandline downloader for YouTube videos and playlists (and not comments). Also works for a surprising number of other websites.
It has no competition, so I guess I can say that it'll have to do, but it really is good.
I use this for video creating, and streaming on YouTube and Twitch.
Requires a hell of a lot of fiddling, and is missing some incredibly basic things.
my fork: https://github.com/spiralofhope/luamacros (documentation)
A tool which listens to keys and, using the Lua programming language, lets you remap them to other features.
It is useful for Using a second USB keyboard for macros.
You'll definitely want to see key remapping.lua which is a complete tutorial.
Since every desktop environment needs one, for whatever reason, this is a terminal emulator for LXQt, which comes with Lubuntu.
It works fine.