Sensing vs Intuition

A friend of mine recently dropped a bomb on me that’s still sinking in. I’d like to take a few minutes to share it with you.

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The Scenic Route

Paul Graham is an inspiration. It seems he’s written an articulate, helpful essay on virtually every topic that every topic that a young student, programmer, or entrepreneur would need to know. Perhaps his algorithm is to write to a younger version of himself?

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Julia Raises $4.6M

I had a bigger post on quantum computing in the works, but it got a bit too ambitious, so here’s a small update. Look out for the quantum computing post tomorrow.

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The Importance of Spirituality

I think that a lot of we left-brained types that end up in STEM tend to take a very scientific, skeptical, atheistic view of the world, deeming religion and spirituality as being superceded by science.

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Making HTTP Calls from Unreal Engine 4

In VR development, it’s incredibly handy to communicate with foreign computers. Modern software development is increasingly an exercise in “distributed systems,” with many different computers sharing different parts of the workload, generally communicating with one another via HTTP.

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Learning CIDER - Jacking into the REPL

At Clojure/west last week, something that came up is how difficult Emacs and CIDER are for newbies. This is a damn shame, as CIDER is one of the most productive environments I’ve ever used.

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Crisalix 3D Model Exporter

I’m currently working on a client project involving plastic surgery. There’s a lot of 3-dimensional data involved, so I wanted to get my hands on some 3d patient data.

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The Most Inspiring Tech Talk I've Ever Seen

I generally believe it’s more valuable to create new content than to simply point you to someone else’s, but this is the single most inspiring tech talk I’ve ever seen. Rather than a tour of the latest APIs or tools, Russ Olsen’s “To the Moon” is a heart-wrending telling of the incredible story of the first moon landing in 1969.

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