Hack: Cool desktop app to greatly reduce video file size

I found this really useful and very effective desktop app used to drastically reduce video file size without compromising video quality. I’ve been using it regularly and my YouTube uploads have been way much faster ever since.

The app is called Handbrake and you can download it for free from https://handbrake.fr

Here’s a YouTube tutorial on how to reduce your video file size using Handbrake.


Speed Math Tip: Multiplying by 11

Mathematics has always fascinated me and I’m avid collector of Math tricks and techniques. So I’m delighted to have found out that there are lots and lots of them in YouTube.

Here’s one I found. I’ve actually learned this way back in secondary school but have since forgotten. Having viewed the video from YouTube made me recall it fully and immediately.

Here it is: