Category Archives: Social life

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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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 4/5/2020

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 7/21/2019

Site update 🤔 I’m going back to the more restricted template I used early on in these updates with a max of four sentences per topic. Life maintenance 🙂 To prepare for researching my mystery medical bill, I filed the … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/7/2019

It’s a record! 8 days–a new personal best on lateness. Independence Day 🙂 Last week (technically the week before at this point) we had a little family reunion at my brother’s place in Wisconsin for the 4th of July. My … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/21/2019

Music 😎 At the beginning of the week, I played synth on our worship team at church. In our Saturday rehearsal the day before, our pianist, Sejeong, spontaneously reharmonized a couple of lines using an odd chord that worked perfectly. … Continue reading

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