BBC Releases 16,000 WAV Files of Sound Effects and Field Recordings

by Britain’s national radio station has shared a huge cache of sound files from its archives—16,000 recordings from across the world and throughout its 90-year history of broadcasting. Download via BBC As you may imagine from a station that began near the end of Britain’s imperial era and continued to aspire to global news […]

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The Fastest Way to Copy Data from a GoPro

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GoPro cameras are a great addition to my kit. They allow the capture unique and adventurous angles, but best of all are really small. Just like the camera, the memory card is small – newer GoPros record to a microSD card. On most shoots, I’m filling 32gb or 64gb cards, then backing up and erasing them quickly. But what’s the best way to transfer the files?

I’ll give you a hint. . . The included USB cable is not the right way. Let me explain: the USB port on the GoPro is meant for charging. It’s a low capacity port built with USB 2.0 technology. If you’re using a newer computer, you should know that your USB ports are built with USB 3.0. Therefore, transferring via USB 2.0 is painfully slow. 

There’s a better way. . . Back when you purchased your memory card, it might have come with…

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Infinit: Send files to people, with more serenity than ever

October 2, 2014 by Infinit I’m Baptiste, co-founder of a Paris-based startup called Infinit ( I thought you could be interested in our product regarding the editorial on your blog. Infinit is a beautiful peer-to-peer file-sharing application that allows sending unlimited size in just a matter of seconds through a single drag & drop. It […]

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