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  1. Sep 2021
    1. Another contributing factor was the conceptual freedom that we experienced in architecture school, something that is definitely lost when you move to the professional world. Software, we realized, still offered a bit more experimentation and personal creativity than architecture did in a real world context.
  2. Aug 2021
    1. more empathy for their future self, and that was related to a decrease in procrastination.” They realized that time wasn’t infinite. Future them was no longer a stranger but someone to be protected. To get us off our butts, it seems, we need to grapple with the finite nature of our time on Earth.
    2. The mere act of making a to-do list relieves so much itchy stress that it can, paradoxically, reduce the pressure to actually get stuff done.
  3. Nov 2020
    1. Today, I only debate in person. Anything else is pointless, because it is too easy to walk away. I make sure we’re pulling from the same dictionary, and I make sure we’re aligned on the same goal, and not about making sure the other person converts to their side.
  4. Jun 2020
    1. Love is a choice to be present.

      It's more than that. It's a choice to be present with someone else, which is much more difficult.

  5. May 2020
    1. Human progress isn’t measured by industry. It’s measured by the value you place on a life. An unimportant life. A life without privilege. The boy who died on the river, that boy’s value is your value. That’s what defines an age, that’s… what defines a species. 
  6. Apr 2020
    1. Trying too hard to understand the minutiae initially can make it easy to miss a fairly apparently general theme. It’s productive to learn the parts that are accessible before putting in effort to fully understand everything. Don’t miss the forest for the trees.
  7. Mar 2020
    1. This is a test image

      and this is a test link

      numberd lists look like this

      1. one
      2. two

      while unordered lists look like this

      • lots
      • of
      • data

      you can quote text here

      bold text

      italic text

    1. By the way, what's up with Iterator everywhere?

      I really don't understand Iterator. How can it be used to eliminate temporary lists?