Highlights from the Web

How to Cope with a Sudden Loss of Confidence


Not gonna lie, I've been fighting with this a lot lately. I think this is one of the few times I desperately googled for psych info and found a genuinely insightful article.

From personal experience I notice that I have a lot of cognitive dissonance going on when I'm anxious. It usually means I've bitten off more than I can chew.

Her root cause seems to corroborate some anxiety situations I have and her advice is to remain productive but keep a fine balance between pushing yourself and being in your comfort zone.

May 9, 2019

I Made A Smartwatch From Scratch


READ THIS. Holy shit this guy is good. I want to be like this... Also fusion 360 huh? Need to remember that for later...

April 30, 2019



They use machine learning to generate music samples in various styles. I really want to do something with music synthesis later too. Take a listen to some of the samples!

April 25, 2019

Toshiba's Breakthrough Algorithm Realizes World's Fastest, Largest-scale Combinatorial Optimization


This sounds like a big fucking deal. I dunno why this article makes it seem like just another random thing.

April 22, 2019

The Heart of a Swimmer vs. the Heart of a Runner


This is a cool somewhat detailed discussion of the effects of running and swimming on the heart. I didn't know the ventricles had different jobs or that the left one in particular would change so much because of exercise.

April 5, 2019

In China, 'Fortnite' Penalizes Minors for Playing Too Much


Horrific government overreach and also basically another example of helicopter parenting. Also, damn, I didn't know tencent owns 40% of epic games. That's kind of fucked up.

March 23, 2019

Look at these goddamn links

Hey maaan, these snippets from the internet are p. cool imo. You should check them out. I think you should waste a bunch of time looking at them. It's totally worth it.

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