In the video below I show you with an example how easy is became to design and make what you want to make, thanks to the 3D printing. Now it is also valid for a novice like me. I was looking for a support for the brush heads of an electric toothbrush, but I didn't find a cheap one in the shop so I downloaded a version from Thingverse and modified using Blender.
Python script to store and load your preferred desktop layout
Are you tired of having to load, place and resize the programs you normally use every time you start your computer? Would you like to have a simple program that does it for you automatically? Do you wish easily to switch from a series of programs oriented to different uses (office, internet, multimedia, CAD and 3D)? In the article I propose all this by presenting an easy-to-use Python script…
An awesome cover letter template in LaTeX
A good curriculum vitae must always be preceded or accompanied by an equally valid cover letter, I have always heard this or it can be read in almost all online guides. As a good awkward customer to this document I have always paid little attention focusing only on the classic CV and so to remedy this today I will publish a very good model found on the internet. It is in LaTeX but even those…
Another tool to avoid eye strain: Redshift
In Xubuntu 18.04 I had some problems with the functioning of f.lux, so I migrated to Redshift. These are software which adjusts the color temperature of your screen in order to prevent eye strain during night-time use and reduce disruption of sleep patterns. In this short article I show you how to install and setup it.
5 steps to auto-transfer your Calendar entries into a spreadsheet
In the article and more accurately described in the video inside, I explain you how to export your calendar events into a spreadsheet using the Google Apps Script. Besides I show you the use of triggers to automate the update of the sheet when you change, add or remove an event.
A LaTeX macro with variables arguments
In order to answer at a comment in an old article, I have discovered an interesting trick to bypass the limit of the predetermined arguments that define a LaTeX macro. In the following sections I explain the basic idea under the hood with the solution for creating a dynamic table that supports a multiple of 4 arguments at time.
Google Apps Script in action with Calendar & Sheet
I want to introduce you with a video that show how fast and efficient is the use of Google Apps Script to automate the export the data of a Google Calendar into Google Sheet. Besides it is possible to instruct the code to make some calculation, change the style and do everything you want.
A Python program to prevent eye strain
I have recently started to complain some eye strain and headache, after remaining many hours in front of my laptop screen. Hence I discovered the 20-20-20 rule and wrote a script in Python to automatic show a black fullscreen every 20 minutes for 20 seconds in order to force me to look away at something that is 20 feet (about 6,10 meters) away from me. Besides the program makes a sound when…