found in an old hn post while cleaning up tabs
can type cmd in explorer location bar and it will launch a console in the same location.
while in a console can type
start . and it will open explorer in a location
amusing to write this now, as it is from a several moth old hacker news topic. I was cleaning up some tabs.
Windows has some nice tricks to connect the UI to the cmdline. For instance you can type "cmd" or "powershell" in the breadcrumbs-bar of an Explorer window, and it opens a terminal at that filesystem location (and the other way around, "start ." on the command line opens an Explorer window in the current directory.