True/Slant Suggests

A lot of clever engineering, parsing, processing, and weighting of content, activity streams, and social signals fed True/Slant Suggests. We applied this same approach to B2C and B2B products and tools for writers, editors, marketers, sales folks. Choose writers, topics, and news sources to follow: Each selection focuses suggested Contributors: Suggestions were informed by whatever…

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…

elasticsearch and fscrawler

Great-to-Haves -- Handled elasticsearch with fscrawler handled these well for my needs. Low-touch / unattended ingestionSensible, configurable defaultsHelpful, accurate dry runsNon-catastrophic re-runs (i.e. smart enough to minimize overwriting or duplicating existing entries)Clever de-dupingCustomizable / scriptable input and output handlingFile meta data captureFull-Text indexing of file content https://meanbusiness.com/2020/10/09/dam-thatd-be-great/ "Clever de-duping" is TBD, and starting with rsync…

DAM, That’d be Great

I'm working to catalogue files I have on current workstations, servers, and a bunch old drives. My primary goals are having searchable file names, types, and their media sources catalogued via scan of multiple filesystem types. A text file is a fine end result. There are plenty of Great-to-Haves beyond this, but getting core requirements…