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3/24/13 / Chintzy

For lack of a better word I plucked chintzy from my vocabulary to lasso in a group of web development books I’ve come across recently. These books are fine, but the names make me cringe and want to not read them. Books like: [abp:0596157258] [abp:1934356832] [abp:1449327443]

3/13/13 / Long sleep

Useless I have just decided that every universally applicable axiom of life[5] is utterly devoid of any value toward guiding you how to act in your day-to-day life, toward abiding to said axiom. “Universal truths” like the following come to mind: Life is all about balance[6] Practice discipline For advice you can actually implement, it’s [...]

Gone Girl book review

[abp:030758836X] I dare say[1], it’s not a very well-written book. I would describe it as elementary, and not refined or sophisticated. That made is easy (and fast) to read but not very enjoyable for the writing itself. Good The story is good, and inventive[2] The story seemed solid, and the plot well thought out[3] Writing [...]

The work week

Day of week Thought of day Monday It’s Monday, it’ll be over soon. Tuesday It’s not Monday anymore! Wednesday Half the week will be over today! Thursday It’s Friday tomorrow! Friday It’s Friday! It’ll be Monday again soon.

Some standard questions (SQs)

I met some new people last night, most of whom were new to each other as well. We were all college-educated and in our 20s for the most part. Given our demographic homogeneity, there’s a fairly standard list of questions that we went through to get to know each other. I’ve heard the list varies [...]

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