Category Archives: Programming

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 4/19/2020

Website 🙂 I’m experimenting with adding text-to-speech to my site. Click the Listen button at the top of this post to hear it read by a life-like machine. I’ll probably try a few options, but this is a pretty good … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/12/2020

Productivity 😎 In my continual quest not to waste my life, I seem to have taken a couple of significant steps forward in the past week, if they last. At the beginning of the week I picked up an idea … 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 12/8/2019

Christmas labels 😛 Not quite done, but I made good progress. I give myself about 2 1/2 more weeks and it should be done. 😉 Last week my excuse was that music preparation kind of took over my time, but … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/11/2019

Life maintenance 🙄 My life has been kind of crowded with life maintenance lately. I’m handling it okay, but it’s giving me less time for my projects and for sleep, and it’s been burdening me with extra worry. See the … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/16/2019

Coding project generator 😐 I almost finished it, but I had to extend my deadline a little. I’ll write about it next week. Life maintenance 😐 This week starts a new project month: Sol, the extra month in the middle … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/28/2019

Easter 🙂 Part 2 of Easter weekend with my brother, who was in town to visit. Sunday morning Michael came back from his all-night Easter Vigil and sunrise service, and after an hour or less, we walked out the door … Continue reading

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