The Procrastination Project

Reverse Whack-A-Mole

There is something I’m working on that I’m really excited about, that if we have hung out in person I may well have talked about, but it has been going nowhere. So “I’m working on X” has really only been true if “work” is defined as “not getting around to and feeling really guilty about”. […]

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From Hard Focus, to Flow, to Stop

Crocodile Rock - Millport

Interesting project the past few weeks. Basically I was swapping out a large and central component to what my team is building. It was really tough, to do that and keep everything functional. Normally I ask – what is the least amount I can do to make an improvement? This time, I had to ask, […]

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Math Error vs Code Error

Initial Fractal

There’s a fractal I’ve been wanting to make for a while. And the other week I woke up with a flash of insight and coded it, and it looked like this: And I was really happy, until I realized it wasn’t the fractal that I’d meant to make. Oops. So I revisited it and remembered […]

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Progress

How do you define progress? As a grad student, the weeks I spend reading papers and thinking don’t feel like progress – it’s the week, or day, or hour, when things start to come together that does. In going back to training, it’s not the gradual improvements in fitness and energy. It’s when I can […]

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