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Evacuating and Leaving the Dying SSD (New Recording Rig)

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Summary: After weeks if not months of struggles with a deteriorating drive (degraded mode of operation) we're finally making baby steps and moving the video setup to another machine; the picture quality will improve somewhat and sound quality is still work in progress

TODAY we'll publish the final part of The Patent Distortion (later today, some time before midnight). It's a series of very long videos which demonstrates what happened to the Web, especially news coverage regarding patents.



"The quality of the picture is far from great, but what matters isn't the number of pixels but the content of the videos."In the meantime, in my spare time (it takes almost 10 hours to encode and upload the installment; some took as much as 15 hours), I've taken the liberty to move everything to another computer, especially due to a failing/dying SSD. It cannot be relied on anymore. It's highly risky. It can fail at any time. So the video above, still with noise in the background, was a first go at the new setup. Spectrograms and NoiseTorch had not been installed prior to the recording above, but I'm halfway there now. The next few videos won't have this problem.

Our plan is to produce more videos, shorter views, more frequently. They're quite adequate for rebuttals. They are accessed quite a lot. The quality of the picture is far from great, but what matters isn't the number of pixels but the content of the videos.

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