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All of my long-form thoughts on programming, leadership, product design, and more, collected in chronological order.

Python script for downloading Telegram videos

Recently I needed a way to download all the videos from a telegram channel that I came across, and there was no way I wanted to open the web version and click on the download button for all the hundreds of videos one by one.

Bash Tip: Efficiently Navigate Your Command History

For those who frequently work in the terminal, searching through command history can be an invaluable time saver. The Bash shell offers some neat shortcuts and features that allow users to quickly navigate and search through their previously executed commands.

Reduce the size of images from the command line

This script searches for all .jpg files within the current directory and its subdirectories. For each found .jpg, it creates a resized version thats 60% of the original size with 80% quality, appending -small to the new images filename. A confirmation message is displayed for each successfully converted image.