Parable of the Pots

Posted on Sat 05 October 2019 in Quotes

One fun story that I enjoy thinking about is what I call the pottery parable. The supposed story goes that a pottery teacher has two students. On Monday he tells the first student: “Your job this week is to try to create one perfect pot. Spend as much time as …

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Posted on Sun 29 September 2019 in Quotes

“The best way to overcome it [the fear of death]—so at least it seems to me—is to make your interests gradually wider and more impersonal, until bit by bit the walls of the ego recede, and your life becomes increasingly merged in the universal life. An individual human …

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Updating your tools

Posted on Sat 28 September 2019 in Tools

With all of the fancy tech productivity apps that have come out (Notion, slack, etc) I feel like my life is still stuck in 2011 in a lot of ways.

As someone who is “good with computers” there isn’t a ton of whiz bang technology to keep my daily …

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Filtering based off a prefiltered list in SQL

Posted on Sat 28 September 2019 in Tech Tips

Having been able to write more SQL in the past week, I came across a great piece of code that I want to save for future use.

I wanted to find all transactions that was part of a specific list in order to do market basket analysis from those specific …

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Posted on Tue 24 September 2019 in Micro

Finally watching Battlestar Galactica and it’s basically Outer Space West Wing 📺

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Posted on Tue 24 September 2019 in Micro

Also, glad to see my Aces pull out the win. Goal here is to see all the championships 🏀

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Posted on Sun 15 September 2019 in Micro

Great game tonight by the Las Vegas Aces! An automatic elimination game is buck wild, but glad to see they pulled it out! 🏀

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Posted on Sun 01 September 2019 in Micro

Public Transportation has to be the easiest way to move large amount of people. It has the added benefit of putting you in touch with people from all walks of life.

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Digital Minimalism Review

Posted on Sun 04 August 2019 in Book Reviews

Recently I picked up Digital Minimalism, by Cal Newport. It was a great read, but I want to talk about some things that I took from this book. Below are some takeaways I had for this book. As he mentions about writing on pg 125, “it’s the act of …

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Posted on Fri 19 July 2019 in Quotes

“Too much intention creates tension.”

– Moojiji

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