Category Archives: Video games

Weeknote for 7/30/2023

Writing 😎 To wrap up this iteration on creative writing, I listened to Matt Bird’s excellent Secrets of Story and turned my attention to short stories. Those are the kind I expect to write, so I found a book on … 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 5/8/2022

Website 😌 I finally fixed my wiki. The summary version is I installed it on my local computer, upgraded it to the latest version, and copied that installation back to the web host. One of my upcoming tasks is to … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/9/2022

Productivity πŸ™‚ I worked through two chapters of the Org Mode Compact Guide. I’m treating it as a tutorial. I would’ve done more, but various excuses happened. But I’m glad to finally be learning it. I’ve also been jotting down … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/13/2021

Finances 😐 I finished my expense goal calculations with grad school and a pet. For grad school I chose about 20 schools for AI and cognitive science based on their rankings at US News and CollegeHippo, and I gathered tuition … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 11/1/2020

Christmas labels 😐 Still working on it. Even though I didn’t finish last week, I was pleased with my progress compared to some other weeks, given how much I’ve struggled to do anything productive lately. As usual I’m hopeful that … Continue reading

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Update for 10/14/2018

Futurism πŸ€” The futurism group met on Tuesday, and our topic was gaming and culture. For once it was a topic I was familiar with. We talked about the benefits and drawbacks of video games, PC vs console games, and … Continue reading

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Update for 9/2/2018

Life maintenance Apartment πŸ™‚ I settled on a furniture layout for my apartment. It’s based on a set of furniture that includes pieces I don’t have yet. My thought is I can place the ones I already have and then … Continue reading

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Update for 7/8/2018

Welcome to your Thursday edition of Sunday’s update. I’m going to try to come up with a way to write these quicker. Life maintenance 😐 I looked at two apartments. One was a little disappointing, and the other was good … Continue reading

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Update for 2/11/2018

Church πŸ€” After being sidetracked from my liturgy hunting project for a few weeks by music duties at church, last Sunday I visited Lutheran church #1. It definitely had the feel I was going for, but I spent the whole … Continue reading

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