It's been a while since I posted a hardcore computer link. There's something really sat... (Read More)
by Cory on June 17, 2018
For millenia, man has lived and died crawling in the dirt. Uncountable generations of uneducated, ignorant souls clawed and struggled at the ground for survival. All of this changed today. For today is the first time that man has looked upwards--t...
by Cory on June 11, 2018
A TOMATO IS UPSIDE DOWN
Ignore the wild pea in the background. I took GG-1 and ripped it out of it's pot and stuffed it into my 5 gallon planter. I have it restiing on the frame I made (the one that was visibly leaning from one of my older pos...
by Cory on June 6, 2018
A fucking murder has happened today. Two actually.
I found these in the river, their bodies broken and mangled. My stomach sank as the world shifted beneath my feet. Was my planter design not strong enough to stand on their own? How many more o...
by Cory on May 20, 2018
I did a whole bunch of building yesterday. I made this thing
and this thing!
The first thing is a rack I'm going to use to temporarily hold the plants when I first transplant them upside down in the bucket. The internet suggests about 10 to ...
by Cory on May 17, 2018
I've been trying to lift the bucket I suspended last week to no avail. It looks like I underestimated how hard it would be to lift a 50 pound bucket from about 6 feet away.
This pole I made works in that it's sturdy and the hook end catches the...
by Cory on May 13, 2018
Messaging is cool, trust me. It’s gonna have some complicated template code though so hang tight.
If this feels like a digression because I haven’t gotten around to talking about systems yet, bear with me. I want to explain all the ingredients th...
by Cory on May 12, 2018
Today was a huge day! I did a tooooon of stuff and made a lot of progress. A lot of other things happened between this post and the last, but I didn't think they were worth writing a whole post for.
Let's see what happened this week...
1. I gath...
by Cory on May 5, 2018
I figured now was a good time to cull my plants and separate them into different pots. I thought I was prepared but it was still hard for me. :(
First of all, when I got to the bridge today, I saw that they were sprouting their first true leaves!...
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
This is a cool book about co-evolution of plants and people. There are some awesome facts in it.
Added on June 18, 2018 3:44 AM
This was ok. It gives me a super Neuromancer feel crossed with Idiocracy which is cool. The characters Hiro and Raven are cool too. It gets kind of fan fic -y with Hiro's samurai swords and Y.T.
Added on April 13, 2018 10:42 PM
The Prince and Other Writings (Barnes & Noble Classics)
Eh its ok. It made me more interested in Machiavelli's life and times but it also contains some interesting political stuff.
Added on March 23, 2018 1:51 AM
SystemVerilog for Verification: A Guide to Learning the Testbench Language Features
I had to read this for work. It's an okay book. :/
Added on February 22, 2018 3:51 AM
Why Programs Fail: A Guide to Systematic Debugging
This is a textbook. It's FUCKING BORING. But it picks up somewhat after Ch. 5 and has some really good ideas in it. I begrudgingly have to keep this book on my shelf.
Added on January 6, 2018 2:21 AM