Under No Circumstances Is The Machine Allowed To Stop

August 19, 2022

Machines are mechanisms designed to augment human muscles. Some machines can have thousands of parts. If one part breaks, you may notice some reduced performance. When many parts break, The Machine stops.

That’s when the problems start.

The Machine is a mental mechanism I use to make my life easier. …

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All Of The Images On My Blog Are Generated By An Ai

August 05, 2022

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A robotic hand writing on a piece of parchment with a quill

The above image was created by the infamous AI DALL-E 2, by OpenAI. I recently was …

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Curate For Quality

May 07, 2022

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A group of professionals in suits, pixel art

A trend I’ve started to notice across many different disciplines is that when you deny the “majority” in favor of a high quality “minority”, you …

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Similarities Between Mentoring An Frc Team And Running A Startup

March 10, 2022

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So for the past several months I’ve been mentoring a high school robotics team. In that time I’ve come to realize that there are remarkable similarities between running an FRC team and running a startup. Here’s …

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Sleeper Cell - A Method Of Embedding Invisible Programs Into Source Code

I didn't break it, it was given to me broken

November 10, 2021

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It would surprise me if I’m the first person to create something like this, let alone think of it. That being said, I’ve figured out a way to secretly embed a python …

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How To Think Like A Software Engineer For Beginners

It's easier than you think

August 31, 2021

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The way programmers program programs are not always obvious when first starting out. When I was young and would see special effects in movies and TV shows, I would ask my …

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How To Program For 24 Hours Straight

Focus on the things that matter, remove the things that don’t.

August 26, 2021

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An illustration of a desk with the following things on it: a laptop, coffee …

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The Value Of Specializing

A little perspective can go a long way

August 24, 2021

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Marco shot of an expert blacksmith forging a piece of red hot steel. …

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Why 𒐫 Can Be A Variable In Python But Not 𑇩

...or unicode in a nutshell

August 22, 2021

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A graphic image of 𒐫 and 𑇩 being swapped between two systems

We’ve been told time and time again that variables in Python must begin with a letter or …

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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting My First Software Business

There’s so much more to it than just the code

August 19, 2021

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A stack of books on a library desk, god rays are shining through the dusty windows

Building your own Software as a Service (SaaS) startup …

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