Razer Kiyo Pro On macOS Essential Setup Guide


The RAZER KIYO PRO (from here on simply referred to as a proper-noun Kiyo) is a beloved (eg: PC Mag: 4/5, Tom’s Guide: 4.5/5, DCW: 4.5/5, Amazon: 4.4/5 on 4,514 ratings) and fairly priced (Amazon: $80USD) webcam. Although Kiyo is unsupported on macOS using the proprietary software package Synapse3, Kiyo mostly works out of the box. With some preparation and reflection however you can get it working exactly how you like.

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Checking an SHA256 Hash

If you are on macOS the easiest way to check an SHA256 hash is run this command against the file you are checking (SHA256SUMS for example):

shasum --algorithm 256 --check --ignore-missing --warn --strict SHA256SUMS

where the hash file should look something like this

04f15c46e9d82ed36a351c1de1f9c17017c950f6d1b7233e5749440a41f141de *How_to_make_UV-9G_transmit_on_Channel_15_202311.zip

This article explains how to verify it on macOS, Windows, and Linux.

I followed the directions for macOS and Windows and they worked correctly.

I didn’t test it out on Linux.

The Difference Between Motivation and Dedication

The biggest difference between motivation and dedication is ACTION. Motivation is the initiative to start a task. It includes a person’s reasons and desires for engaging in a particular behavior to achieve a goal. Dedication goes beyond a mere desire. It is a person’s commitment to following through with behaviors and actions that will lead to the accomplishment of that goal. In other words, motivation does not require action because it is purely an inner desire. Dedication, on the other hand, is both an internal wish as well as physical action and hard work.


Sometimes Motivation grows into Dedication. Sometimes not. Regardless:

Kudos to your valued motivations!

They momentarily obliterate the inertia keeping you from where you are to where you want to be by giving you a chance to come up for a breath of fresh air, perspective, inspiration, and plan for action.

Won? Persevere.

Lost? Persevere.

Keep at it.

Org mode: Table Data ⇒ Code ⇒ Results

Quick example of how to use table data in a source block with Bash:

#+name: data
| 1 |
| 2 |
| 3 |
| 4 |

#+name: code
#+begin_src sh :var arg=data :results output
printf "%s\n" "${arg[@]}"

#+RESULTS: code

Here is how the block expands using org-babel-expand-src-block:

unset arg
declare -a arg=( '1' '2' '3' '4' )
printf "%s\n" "${arg[@]}"

Is The SPFE Open Toolkit Worth Learning?

You know it is one thing to espouse the profundity of great ideas becaue talk is cheap. Its antoher thing entirely to write down what you think AND DELIVER A TOOLKIT FOR DOING IT!

Read about it here: SPFE Open Toolkit Documentation.

This is thoughtful and generous offering: a real gift.