Mental Exhaustion Resources And Writing

Writing these posts is a weird thing to me, as it turns out. Writing itself has always been reasonably cathartic for me, if constrained to not having an audience. Posting...

Programmable Inputs Are Good

Yesterday, I flashed my keyboard with some new firmware. Now, holding the a key acts as Meta/Win/Cmd signal. I did this because my keyboard had no easy acces to said...

Modeswitching and Arcane Rituals

In the last weeks or so, I have noticed an interesting phenomenon: Between what I find interesting with headphones and music playing, and what I find intersting without lie worlds....

Decoupling Purchasing And Joy.

A while ago. David R. MacIver wrote a notebook post on separating impulse from action, specifically to curb impulse purchases. This popped into my head today, as, in a sense,...

Personal Tools, Broken Situations and their Consequences.

I have a small set of Emacs lisp functions for implementing something called a Zettelkasten. It’s about 250 lines, comments included. This concept has gotten quite a bit of popularity...

The Many Versions Of The Mind As Muscle

Originally I wanted to explore my relationship to the protestant work ethic issues I posted about yesterday, because I remember and have modelled things I do after a quote I...

Protestant work ethic might just not be ethical.

One thing I’ve struggled with as I’ve grown is to not define myself by the work I do, and then feeling worthless when I have a hard time “being productive”....

Triage, Exhaustion and Loss.

Content Warning: Depression, mental illness, bad vibes. If that stuff affects you, look at this kitten instead. Please don’t mistake this for condescencion or sarcasm, I want you to have...

Explaining and Understanding.

The way this blog came be alive again was by explaining the benefits of having such an outlet to somebody else. You can follow the Twitter thread here. Simply, sometimes...

Optimising For Impedance Over Efficiency.

Recently, I found a common thread in a few counter-intuitive things I do at home. For example, I: Pre-portion my ground coffee whenever I open a new pack of ground...