I've heard you'd get spaghettified and time would slow down because you get sucked in a... (Read More)
by Cory on March 26, 2015
Yesterday was a big drawing day for me! I spent the morning at Stanford, then drove up to San Francisco and hung out in the Presidio to go rock climbing in the afternoon. This freaking beats sitting in a cubicle for 8 hours and having fat, old, wh...
by Cory on March 23, 2015
Today I drew a tree. I was going to draw a building, and then I drew a tree instead.
I'm quite proud of it actually. I have a few older palm trees from farther away, but I think this one is much more detailed and not as tentatively outlined. As...
by Cory on March 22, 2015
It was so early that Sunday morning that the sun wasn't fully out and the usual California dawn was overcast with foreboding clouds. In the dim, blue light of the morning it was obvious that the forecast was going to be rain and cold. Naturally, I...
by Cory on March 22, 2015
Woot woot. I just spend like a week and a half of not leaving my goddamn room so I could put in a change to my admin dashboard and overhaul a bunch of css styles and small bells and whistles. There's absolutely no difference to the public facing w...
by Cory on March 14, 2015
Sup, you slackers?? I've been making some big changes to the site over the past week, both in refactoring old code, fixing broken and outdated parts of the site, and adding a lot of cool new swag.
First of all, I added this sweet thing to my admi...
by Cory on March 13, 2015
I rode my bike for the first time in probably more than six months. It felt good.
I left it lying next to the house outside all these months, even when it was pouring rain. Everything's all scratched up and rusty, but still working. Maybe I'll be...
by Cory on March 10, 2015
Look at this picture up here. What the hell?
Ok, wait let me start over. This picture is on the "careers" section of a certain website for a Korean high tech company in Silicon Valley. Look at this picture. Do you think this is a photo of actual ...
by Cory on March 9, 2015
I've been stuck in my room pretty much all day everyday for the past few months trying to get this website up and I finally managed to deploy it. The big "grand opening" moment probably won't come until I can get my old hosting company to freaking...
This is the most beautifully laid out book. It's for really new beginners though, but the later examples are pretty substantial.
Added on August 19, 2019 5:43 AM
Anger Management for Everyone
I had to read this because I started to hate my job and all my ideas don't make any money. It's a good book though with a lot of techniques that cover lifestyle changes, behavioral changes, and provides you with ways to manage anger. Not just anger but bitterness and over negativity too. To get the most out of the book requires picking a new strategies and following through on them until they become habit. I've been trying to keep a disciplined schedule and practice for these couple weeks and I think I can already feel results.
Added on April 8, 2019 10:47 PM
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
I didn't know that Theranos was so fucking crazy. Just from casually listening to the news I thought it was just some girl who bit off more than she could chew and then started lying. No, this is the Final Fantasy 7 house of silicon valley start ups. I was captivated by this guys book the whole way through. I thought 350 pages would be long but it flew by. Also the stereotype pairing of young girl engineer and creepy piece.of shit incompetent old guy is really common in Silicon Valley. It's the worst. I need to get out of here.
Added on January 20, 2019 3:54 AM★
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
This book is life anecdotes backed up with psychology for how to become an enlightened person. He also really likes the Bible. (Belief not necessary to enjoy the book). I think he has some interesting points but I disagree on a couple things, for instance when he says it's completely unreasonable to not want to have kids or that "striving the maximum good for most people" is specific enough to let you figure out what you should do in a day. I learned a lot of cool things about lobsters though.
Added on January 7, 2019 6:42 AM
Flowers for Algernon
Wow this is a really sad book. I never had to read this for school but I'm glad I read it now.
Added on November 22, 2018 1:17 AM★