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Although you wouldn’t guess it from the contents of this blog, my day job involves the design and production of products from fiber reinforced composites. A lot of my projects fall under non-disclosure agreements, so I cannot discuss them here.
What I can do is share some of the methods I’ve developed over the years. One of those is using a desktop scanner to make close-ups.
This article documents the process I followed to update Python 3.4 to 3.5 on my FreeBSD machines.
This documents how I installed Python bindings for libmagic.
There are actually different bindings for libmagic. One set is part of the original distribution. It can be found in /usr/src/contrib/file/python/. But in my opinion it is somewhat cumbersome to use and not very Pythonic.
The implementation from ahupp/python-magic in Github feels more natural.
So I got a call from a friend who’s ms-windows 8 laptop was wedged.
Having set the machine up for him, I felt obliged to help, even though troubleshooting ms-windows ranks pretty on the bottom my list of favorite activities.
This article describes how to mount and transfer files to a Sony PRS-T2N.
This website contains lots of external links. A fact of life is that hyperlinks are subject to change, so they need checking every now and then.
In this how-to article I’ll cover how I did that for this website.
Computer control of machinery has several problems;
- bad user interface