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Kobo Aura ONE 01a

Problem: Given an item in the Internet Archive, e.g. The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, you may be tempted to download the PDF for its exactness. Admirable! However, my e-reader is horribly slow for opening it and turning pages. I find slow page turning aggravating; it makes me lose my train of thought and strains my reading comprehension.

This extra work is well worth it for me.

  • See also PDF? I haven't tested it, but I wonder if "repairing" a PDF would also help with e-reader speed.



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Music >

Research on music licensing, with a focus on legally streaming copyrighted music.

This is not about the equipment, the act of bring a DJ or any other practical thing. This is about the law, and particularly for someone in Canada.

I had tinkered with this as a project some time ago, but I misplaced those bookmarks before thinking to post them up here. I'm not presently that interested, but I will be if I pursue related endeavours in the future.



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Shakuhachi >

A rather obvious topic that I didn't find good resources for when I was first interested in my shakuhachi. It got shelved for a long time because of that.

This topic isn't about the other necessary things:

If you can't put the flute to your mouth and make a decent note quite quickly, you probably aren't ready for anything more than Mary Had a Little Lamb and maybe not even that, yet. This is fine; accept your limitations so you have some place to set goals from.

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This is an unsolved problem.. I can can do things manually but not using an easier "A to B" feature.

VLC >

Problem: Given a video, note a start and finish point and export that clip.

I'd make a proper HOWTO with screenshots, but this does not work as-expected. I can get it roughly to work, but not smoothly enough for it to justify a proper tutorial.

  • A to B loop cannot be made to stop looping. There is no "A to B' feature.
  • Recording does not respect A to B.

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World of Warcraft > AddOns >

https://github.com/hypehuman/super-duper-macro (my fork)
http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info10496

  • Create macros beyond the 255-character limit, and even beyond the 1023-character macrotext limit.

    • However, no individual line in a macro may be more than 1023 characters long (you will get a warning).
    • The number of lines is unlimited.
  • Share macros in-game.
  • Button macros

    • 36 global and 18 character-specific for each character.
  • Floating macros accessed by /click

    • You can make as many of these as you want.
  • Lua scripts of unlimited length

    • /sdm run <name>
    • sdm_RunScript("name")

--

  • /sdm



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