Category Archives: Spirituality

Weeknote for 2/28/2021

Blog 🙂 To make these weeknotes easier, I’m writing parts of them in advance. Specifically, when I finish a book, I’m making myself write about it before I start the next one. Writing a weeknote segment is part of my … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/10/2021

Health 😌 My post-Christmas self-isolation is done, and I haven’t had COVID symptoms. And I haven’t heard bad news from my family, so it seems that by some mixture of hard work and luck, we avoided disaster. Politics 😕 My … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 11/22/2020

Christmas labels 😐 Some more learning, some more making. I feel like I’m making decent progress on the actual creation. Maybe another week or two? It was a good idea to move this project up from November to October. Space … 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 4/26/2020

Text-to-speech Even though I’ve now subscribed to Play.ht, it seems I’ve already exhausted my quota of words, so this week’s audio will sadly have to wait. In the meantime, if you use Chrome, try the Pericles extension. Learning After carefully … 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 3/22/2020

Learning 🙂 I had the notion that Josh Kaufman’s book The First 20 Hours would help me plan my projects, since many of them are about learning new skills, so I listened to that early in the week with the … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/23/2020

Sleep 🙂 After my degraded time management the week before, I had some success getting to bed earlier last week by using a Pomodoro timer to break up my work at the computer, which kept me from losing track of … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/12/2020

Conceptual modeling 😐 At the beginning of the week I decided my original plan to immediately make a spreadsheet didn’t really fit the material, and if I tried it, I’d end up with only a superficial understanding of the content. … Continue reading

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