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Weeknote for 10/25/2020

Christmas labels 🙂 I made progress again. Still hoping to finish this week. Fiction 🤔 Friday my department at work had a lunch discussion of The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick. We talked about whether it … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 9/20/2020

Memory 😐 I finally carved out some time to set up the new version of my dictionary-making app. This week I’ll continue the setup and start working with my language sources. AI 🙂 Kai-Fu Lee‘s AI Superpowers is about being … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 9/6/2020

Productivity 🤔 It’s time for some changes. My motivation has been waning lately. Last week I couldn’t summon the drive even to make a time block schedule, let alone follow it. And despite the importance of my math project, I … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/23/2020

For having done so little, I sure have a lot to say. Productivity 😐 A temporal black hole passed through my week. It’s the only explanation for where the time went and how little I got done. I suppose there’s … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/2/2020

Health 🤔 I’m researching new medications. My Remicade infusion on Monday seems to have worked this time, and my flare-up has calmed down immensely. But my doctor made the good point that new medications have come out since I started … Continue reading

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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 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 6/14/2020

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 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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