For anyone looking for a 6 month at-a-glance calendar you can print on two A4 sheets (double-sided), this is my favorite layout.
the PDF file.
Print pages 1, 3 and 2, 4 back-to-back on the same piece of paper, and you can always see 6 months at a time by flipping and placing the sheets next to each other.
File this one away under dubious uses for a 3D printer.
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$ git clone https://github.com/exiftool/exiftool
Cloning into 'exiftool'…
remote: Enumerating objects: 727, done.
remote: Counting objects: 100% (727/727), done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (551/551), done.
remote: Total 12272 (delta 443), reused 301 (delta 170), pack-reused 11545
Receiving objects: 100% (12272/12272), 15.40 MiB | 12.58 MiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (10445/10445), done.
For instance, when checking some images I can see that there’s a ton of EXIF information in there, including the precise location where the image was taken:
$ exiftool ./2019/11/IMG_20191111_2029432-825x510.jpg
ExifTool Version Number : 11.76
GPS Version ID : 188.8.131.52
GPS Latitude Ref : North
GPS Longitude Ref : East
GPS Altitude Ref : Above Sea Level
GPS Time Stamp : 19:29:43
GPS Dilution Of Precision : 16.132
GPS Img Direction Ref : Magnetic North
GPS Img Direction : 178
GPS Processing Method : fused
GPS Date Stamp : 2019:11:11
GPS Altitude : AA.A m Above Sea Level
GPS Date/Time : 2019:11:11 19:29:43Z
GPS Latitude : DD deg MM' SS.SS" N
GPS Longitude : DD deg MM' SS.SS" E
exiftool -gps:all= -r -overwrite_original -P -ext jpg .
This will remove the GPS data for all JPEG files in a folder and all subfolders.
I recently tested two portable disk drives to use for data backups but was appalled by how badly they performed. The drives would alternate between writing quickly (50 – 100MB/s) and stuttering to a halt (250 – 500KB/s), and I could not understand why.
Here’s what that looked like:
Task Manager showing super terrible disk transfer rates Continue reading Why Are My Backups So Slow?
MSBuildSDKsPath=/path/to/dotnet/sdk to your user environment, like this GitHub
A bit obnoxious when things don’t work right out of the box, but after adding this, the steps in
https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/languages/dotnet work again.