Bash in the name of love

For my aniversary I tried to express my love in the most pure form I could, making an animated gif of great moments in your relationship. Obviously my tool of choice where was bash, because I could have used a gui tool but where’s the fun in that. The aim A large format animated GIF based off a bunch of JPG images, or different resolutions, in a random order. The process First I gathered all the images into a directory from my Shotwell collecion and Google Photos....

January 7, 2018 · 2 min · Me

Extract location data Google has about you, and stick it on a map

I love my Android phone, its great having a bit of kit I can mess with but that just works out of the box. Since Google retired Google Latitude I’d forgotten then my mobile knows exactly where I am and generally I don’t mind this, it helps my phone show me smarter information, but it’s my data and damn it, I want it. Eventually I’ll get round to writing a simple backend to store my location (it’s yet another thing I didn’t do in my time off), however I’d like to get out all my historic data....

October 12, 2014 · 2 min · Me