16 March 2021 | How to, Video |
You know the drill: Like, Subscribe, Click the Notification Bell.
These days, it’s just not enough. I’ve received a ton of messages saying people thought I had stopped making vids!
It’s the usual seesaw: we’re all supposed to do BLAH, so then we do it, and then it no longer matters since everyone is doing it! Since everyone has liked, subscribed, and signed up for notifications for all kinds of channels, YouTube doesn’t actually send many notifications any more.
Well, I’m sure they do, but not for my channel according to my subscribers. There’s also the fact that over 43 YEARS of video is uploaded to YT every day – so you can imagine the sheer volume of notifications that must zoom around every second.
What to do?
2 July 2019 | How Does it Work?, Spare Me! |
Oh dear god, make it stop…
It’s time once again for The Great YouTube Algorithm Tweaking!
This time, that means even more nonsense, even fewer recommended videos that you actually want to watch, and just general chaos.
Of course, what most people are concerned about is the “curating” of content. Naturally, it’s a bit more complicated than that…
19 March 2019 | How Does it Work?, Networking, Video |
Ah, the internet… It’s big. Really, really BIG.
We don’t often think about these things, but just how much storage space is needed for the internet to go?
What kind of power is needed to make Google googley?
How on earth does YouTube store and process all that crazy video data?
Join Cletus and me for a look at some fun facts and statistics about YouTube, Google, and the internet as a whole!
26 June 2018 | Computers |
Everything these days is online. It’s all about the streaming, right?
Well, what if you want to download a video for offline viewing?
Maybe your internet connection isn’t quite “fibrous” yet.
Or maybe you want to download something to watch on your smartphone or tablet in airplane mode.
Whatever the case, there is one sure-fire way I’ve found to download vids from the internet…