James Cross

Hey... I'm James

I’m a software engineer, youtuber, husband and father. Here and on YouTube I focus on simple ways to create a fulfilling life, build a personal brand and hopefully make a lot of money along the way.

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How I Created My Dream Home Office for Productivity

I’ve been refining my home office and productivity desk setup for several years, and I think I’ve finally found the perfect work-from-home setup as a software engineer and YouTube creator. In this article, I’ll share all the essentials.

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My Best YouTube Camera Setup Ever

The gear I use to make my youtube videos @jamescross. This is my biased opinion. I purchased everything I talk about and have not received anything from any of the manufacturers mentioned.

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Elevate Your Workspace with Grovemade Desk Accessories

Have you ever wondered how premium desk accessories can enhance your workspace and productivity? Well, let me introduce you to my Grovemade collection and show you how these stylish pieces can truly elevate your home office.

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Gear I Use As A Programmer

An Exclusive Look Into a Software Engineer’s Essential Toolkit. As a seasoned software engineer, I’ve experimented with a ton of gadgets and tools to optimize my workflow. After years of trial and error, this is my toolkit that I keep coming back to for productivity and creativity.

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From Overkill to Minimalism: Finding Balance in My YouTube Setup

Let me start by saying: it’s a trap. The desire to purchase every piece of high-tech gear for your YouTube setup is a trap. It’s an alluring one, especially for us tech enthusiasts, but it’s a trap nonetheless.

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Pivoting vs Starting a New YouTube Channel: Weighing Your Options

Contemplating a game-change for your YouTube channel? We all come across such crossroads where we need to decide - pivot the existing channel or venture into uncharted territories with a brand new one?

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Create YouTube Videos Faster with this Free Teleprompter App (Built with ChatGPT)

Try Out My Free Online Teleprompter I created this using ChatGPT to generate most of the code and logic. I had to fix some bugs, move things around and make some minor styling changes, but maybe 80 percent of this app was generated with AI.

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Unboxing the Potential of ChatGPT-4 in Web Development

Building a Web App with ChatGPT-4 Do you ever wonder, can an AI build a web application? The thought intrigued me, and I spent some time exploring the potential of OpenAI’s ChatGPT-4 in web development.

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