Category Archives: Genres

Weeknote for 6/28/2020

Math 🙂 I paused the math learning to set up some tools. To make it easier to study lists in Anki, I installed the Cloze Overlapper add-on; and to create a math programming cookbook, I learned how to work with … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/21/2020

Math 🙂 I learned about linear equations and inequalities. At this stage I’m reading three overlapping textbooks, so I’m carefully reading the new content from each and skimming the repetitions. It’s going a bit slower than I expected, but mostly … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/14/2020

Math 🙂 I finished the prealgebra chapters. Last week completed the project month of June, and this week starts my version of the extra month of Sol. The OpenStax prealgebra book continues, but at that point its content overlaps with … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/7/2020

Math 😐 I got through another chapter. I finished the fractions chapter and part of decimals. I still wasn’t protecting my project time, and I also spent a lot of time on grocery shopping and meal planning. This week I’ll … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/31/2020

Math 😐 I read half a chapter. My fatigue was up last week, and my time management was down, so I didn’t get very far in my prealgebra book, only around halfway through the fractions chapter. This week I’ll try … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/24/2020

Math 🙂 I’m in 3rd grade now. Prealgebra is rolling along. I got through three chapters (whole numbers, the language of algebra, and integers), which means I’ve finally gotten past whole number arithmetic in my relearning attempts. This week I’m … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/17/2020

Learning 🙂 Feeling good about failure. Last week completed the first sprint of my project to algorithmically generate a dictionary of mnemonic substitutes to help in memorizing, a lot like the ones in this thread. My aim in this sprint … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/10/2020

Text-to-speech 🙂 A few weeks ago when I included an audio version of my post, I had a couple of (off-blog) comments about the unexciting tone of the text-to-speech voice Noah, and though I had sampled far blander voices, I … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/3/2020

Learning 😎 For my project to create a first draft of a dictionary of mnemonic substitute words, I finished setting up the TransPhoner software and tinkered with it enough to see that parts of it will be useful. This week … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/26/2020

Text-to-speech Even though I’ve now subscribed to Play.ht, it seems I’ve already exhausted my quota of words, so this week’s audio will sadly have to wait. In the meantime, if you use Chrome, try the Pericles extension. Learning After carefully … Continue reading

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