Category Archives: Nature

Weeknote for 9/3/2023

Math ๐Ÿ˜ I tracked down my notes from earlier generations of this project. That’s about all I gave myself time to do. This week Iโ€™ll make any flashcards Iโ€™m missing from prealgebra. AI ๐Ÿ™„ I spent too much of my … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/16/2023

Productivity :thinking: I decided to try improving my schedule tracker in Google Sheets rather than moving it to Notion. I was convinced Iโ€™d move it, but then I didnโ€™t want my Notion to become unusably slow from a ballooning database. … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/9/2023

Productivity ๐Ÿ™‚ Starting on another iteration of productivity system improvement gave me a burst of productivity motivation. I returned to a normal sleep schedule, cut out background distractions to improve my focus, and used countdown timers to limit my open-ended … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/2/2023

Programming :thinking: I reviewed my Agile sources for their advice on project initialization to learn how requirements fit into the Agile lifecycle. They fit uneasily, it seems, since Agile enthusiasts like to keep specification informal and minimal, but the authors … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/25/2023

Programming :thinking: I explored the idea of making a software development cheat sheet in the form of a coding project. The lesson of BDD is to make your documentation executable. In this case, taking notes is helpful, but verifying them … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/18/2023

Programming :-O I actually got somewhere on my software requirements notes. Iโ€™m going to take advantage of my momentum and extend this iteration another week. Iโ€™m using the book Writing Great Specifications to learn behavior-driven development on the theory that … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/11/2023

Housekeeping :relieved: I spent the week researching MagSafe charging devices. It took longer than I expected. I had meant to wrap it up quickly and return to software development, but that will have to be this week. But now a … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/4/2023

Housekeeping ๐Ÿ˜ I made general plans for the seasonal housekeeping project and planned some purchases. Part of my procrastination on this project has been not knowing what tasks belong in it. So I gave myself some clarity on that. The … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/28/2023

Housekeeping ๐Ÿ™„ Despite purportedly being on a summer housekeeping project, I did no housekeeping except to replace my carbon monoxide detector. It beeped to let me know it needed replacing at 9:30 at night. So I ordered one to pick … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/21/2023

Programming ๐Ÿ˜ I did some reading, but not much more. I have some more mental hurdles to overcome before I can make faster progress. Iโ€™ll probably extend the project again. But now itโ€™s on hold for a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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