Realizations That Helped Me Understand Git
This is unlikely to help you understand
git, but I’ve been surprised
This is a Pixar short that played before The Incredibles 2. The Incredibles 2 is a fun movie, but its emotions are not as deep as the first. Bao, on the other hand, will rip out your heartstrings and choke you with them.
Cute input redirection: bash vs. zsh
I ran into this answering a StackOverflow question about the best way to append 1 file to another.
When One Is Happy Just To Be Alive
It was a glorious spring day, the kind of day when all the pent-up loneliness of the night dissipates into the beautiful blue vastness of the desert sky, when the mind is free to wander or dream or think of nothing at all, when one is happy just to be alive.
More About Conceal
In my last post, I talked about using Vim conceal to create my own little syntax.
Using Vim's Conceal Feature to Make Code More Readable (For You)
Whenever someone sees my editor, this is always the first thing they ask about.
Feature Requests Aren't Always a Waste of Time
Why Paul Hilfinger is Up So Late
Paul Hilfinger is famous for answering student emails in the middle of the night. No one seemed to know why he was awake that late.
REPTILE in PyTorch
Introduction to Smooth Manifolds 1: Smooth Functions on Euclidean Space
What Stopped Me From Comparing Myself To Others
Sometimes good advice fails and you need a dramatic example. So here’s mine.
Working Without Music
All this time spent reading about distraction thankfully proved to be more than just another distraction.
Notes for March 6, 2018
Today I grasped the difference between the differential and the
derivative (only took 6 years
-_-), lost my fear of as a single
symbol (until learning the exterior derivative changes that into 2 symbols
again), and finally got a hint as to why transposes pop up in weird
places in “matrix calculus”.
Basic Idea Of Gaussian Elimination (If You Already Know Linear Algebra)
(This is not meant to show you how to solve the problem, just what the solution does in the most important special case).
How to Install OpenCV for Python
No need to build OpenCV from scratch, a task almost as hard as getting the projector dongles to work when you plug them in.