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script to split and ocr a large pdf with acrobat

I decided to write a python script inspired by Bill Turkel’s recent post on bursting large pdfs into small chunks for more efficient searching, and just as an exercise. I have a bunch of pdfs downloaded from Google Books, which

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update on the ever-changing workflow

Summer is that time when I get the most grunt work done on research projects. And when I’m immersed in it, I can’t help but tweak around with my workflow. I did a bunch of tweaking last summer, and am

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Chad Black

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