Why the heck is it so much more satisfactory to study something on your own rhythm, instead of following a strict plan?

This will probably trigger a bunch of people, but I don't like Lennon nor Beatles, with exception of a few songs (of the band, not of Lennon's solo carreer).

Heard some celebrities were singing Imagine to show support to the whole COVID-19 situation, but I don't get the appeal.

Impressive how a pandemic was able to make me use Emacs as Window Manager so I could type notes while studying and browsing the web at the same time

So... Schools suspending classes in my town already. Two kids already suspicious of COVID-19.

If that happens to college, then I guess I'll finally have time to read Spinoza and a few papers...?

So many problems appearing in front of me right now, and they're not even my fault.
If I make it through this week, I can definitely do anything I want in my life.

I'm sorry, I can't help but dislike Akame ga Kill.

I can't stand seeing WordPress in front of me anymore

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There's also a book I ordered which talks about enactivism, more related to my research topics on college, but I must be careful not to start reading when it arrives. I still have some papers to read in parallel with the other books.

And then... Maybe some Wittgenstein and Kant.

Current read list progress:

- DC's Kingdom Come (done)
- Dear and Glorious Physician (story of Saint Luke) (done)
- The Ghost in the Shell 1.5 (in progress)
- Serrano do Pilão Arcado
- Three books of writings on philosophy of the mind

And I thought I could only read tech stuff.

Here's a fact about helping people with programming.

Without spoonfeeding: person learns to acquire proper knowledge, and you'll seem like a mofo who doesn't want to help.

With spoonfeeding: person walks away satisfied but learns nothing, and will annoy you again eventually.

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Sometimes it seems like people mistake me for a very extroverted person...

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hello! i wrote (!) about has css has evolved over the past 20 years, at least as i remember it eev.ee/blog/2020/02/01/old-css

Today I'm resuming my nand2tetris exercises which I stopped a few... months ago. Fortunately I'm still excited about this book.

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@sir Yeah, I'd much rather put Plan9 on a pedestal rather than Unix.
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@sir Bourne Shell was first in v7 UNIX, and was never written in any dialect of assembly. There is no other tool in the v7 source tree that’s as quite as demented as this, though a few come close. Bourne was just a psychopath. My favorite thing ever is that the original IOCCC announcement on Usenet was directly caused by someone having to fix a bug in Bourne’s awful “C”!

*Q: How did the IOCCC get started? A: One day (23 March 1984 to be exact), back Larry Bassel and I (Landon Curt Noll) were working for National Semiconductor’s Genix porting group, we were both in our offices trying to fix some very broken code. Larry had been trying to fix a bug in the classic Bourne shell (C code #defined to death to sort of look like Algol) and I had been working on the finger program from early BSD (a bug ridden finger implementation to be sure). We happened to both wander (at the same time) out to the hallway in Building 7C to clear our heads.

We began to compare notes: ‘’You won’t believe the code I am trying to fix’’. And: ‘’Well you cannot imagine the brain damage level of the code I’m trying to fix’’. As well as: ‘’It’s more than bad code, the author really had to try to make it this bad!’’.*

https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!msg/net.lang.c/lx-TAuEyeRI/HdOOnNx6LC0J

I should have started SICP's exercises before, they are very interesting. If only programming classes were like that in my uni...

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