Image and Video Handling

Industry-specific file types and leveraging previous work and workflows from yourself and others to avoid creating new one-offs Today’s Small, Good Thing involved a CD with MRI images from a radiologist’s office. It’s labeled “For Physicians Only,” and while I’m not a doctor, I’ve played one on IRC. The files didn’t open with the default…

Core Infrastructure Supporting People and Business

CRM, CMS, and Measurement technologies are fundamental for working at scale across teams, shifts, and time zones. Having this core infrastructure in place lets you focus on your differentiators and building experiences at the scale you want to operate. CRM CRM technologies are core to supporting your business. Your contacts are customers, clients, colleagues working…

elasticsearch and fscrawler

Great-to-Haves — Handled elasticsearch with fscrawler handled these well for my needs. Low-touch / unattended ingestion Sensible, configurable defaults Helpful, accurate dry runs Non-catastrophic re-runs (i.e. smart enough to minimize overwriting or duplicating existing entries) Clever de-duping Customizable / scriptable input and output handling File meta data capture Full-Text indexing of file content “Clever de-duping”…