Category Archives: Fiction

Weeknote for 7/26/2020

Math 😐 I continued my prealgebra review. I was juggling work and naps for most of the week, so I was only able to squeeze math in on the weekend, but I was pleased at how quickly the note-taking went. … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/12/2020

Self-improvement πŸ€” Choice architecture might help me make better everyday decisions. Continuing in my theme of social engineering, I listened to Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, which promotes libertarian paternalism, designing the way choices are presented so that … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/5/2020

Programming 😐 I devoted almost the full 10 hours allotted to the project last week (Data Structures and Algorithms in Java by Robert Lafore), but I spent most of that time figuring out meta issues, like how exactly to take … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 3/1/2020

Learning 😎 Last week officially started my learning project, and I dashed out the plan and started the work, since I was so excited about it. The project’s purpose is to set up a learning system to experiment with, and … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 11/17/2019

Christmas labels 😐 I got the planning done and a tiny bit of work. I’ll need to do a big push this week to make sure I don’t fall behind my schedule. Life maintenance 😐 I’m still working through my … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 11/10/2019

Conceptual modeling πŸ˜‰ As a bookmark for this project till I get back to it next year, I’ve posted a summary of the state of my research (a week late). To be honest though, I’ll most likely cheat and work … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 11/3/2019

Conceptual modeling 😐 I got most of my update post written, but it’s not quite ready, so I’ll take a day or two more on it. I didn’t finish reading The Idea Shapers either, but I’ll just continue it till … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 10/27/2019

Conceptual modeling 😐 I spent most of the week looking into model-driven software engineering, and it felt like a confusing mess, but I expect that’s just a matter of time and careful study, though I’ll probably need to put it … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 10/20/2019

Conceptual modeling 😎 I finished Model-Driven Software Engineering in Practice, and it was clear that MDSE will give a lot of definition to my modeling approach, though it also turned out to be relevant to my current, non-modeling work, since … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 10/13/2019

Conceptual modeling πŸ™‚ I got through some Munzner reading and decided to pause and analyze what I’d seen so far, and I came up with some ideas that I haven’t recorded, but then I got sidetracked by other issues–the questions … Continue reading

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