*What* do I need first before “TMSR is all I wanna do”

Updates: [2019-09-13 Fri]: Added rough estimate for cost of living @ Canada. Distilled (4.0). This will be subsequently expanded to consider altogether other locations. [2019-09-14 Sat] Added Path forward section and also some references to chan discussions. Log Reference to the question Fodder These are general rough points from which some inference is extracted into…

Brief notes on security and removing HTTPS from my website

I was under the false impression (based on superficial ‘knowledge’) that enabling HTTPS for my website is a fundamental method of securing the communication and connection with my website. My mentors at TMSR were kind to open my eyes and get me started in the right direction. Besides hosting my website – the plan was…

How to Actually learn programming [0/2]

The goal is to complete the tasks outline in a CH article. This post will contain the plan, as well as the notes on each task. A few of the exercises are already completed. Plan and Task overview Reading [ ] Learning Lisp: I started going through Land of Lisp (Conrad Barski), since it was available…

A deeper evaluation of indiewebifying my website

This post is in response to Diana’s comment on an earlier post, whose excerpts are quoted and answered. Additional notes on the ‘experiment’ are added and will serve as useful reminders about what was done. Started at zero knowledge of implementation : okay, not really. >> Specifically, since you didn’t know what the things was,…

Conforming to a blog layout and component guideline

This is an evaluation spurred by a lively discussion, as always, and the result is in front of you. Well I took a breath and stopped and took in feedback, and I feel good about the results.. mostly. Reflections Analysing how things have gone has revealed the following: It starts with a desire some little…

Summary : Your feelings are Out to Get You

As planned, this is a summary of the article, Your feelings are Out to Get You. ‘thinking’ and ‘feeling’ are two entirely different things and it is important to take ‘extra effort’ to recognise the distinction, because the signs are not lucid to behold. If left unchecked and worse, unrecognised – feelings can grow in…

Updates Note taken on [2019-08-25 Sun 21:36] Started exploring the SHA-512 cipher and recording notes. Switched to reading the Serious Cryptography book and digging into the fundamentals of encryption. This has made a large difference even though I’ve barely covered the first chapter. Added a section for notes. Note taken on [2019-08-22 Thu] Specified python…

Thoughts on: Causes and purposes

Article reference I do believe (and have experienced) that following a doctrine aligned absolutely to a cause provides advantages. However, this also introduces its own brand of complications. For eg, ‘Under no circumstance will I speak ill of somebody behind their back’ – this may be a work ethic based on a ‘commendable’ cause, but…

Thoughts on: My first 2 years as CTO for Minigame

Reference Article Contains a reference to chetty (Martha McCuller), which was inspiring to read. Seeing the variety in Martha’s exposure felt encouraging. It led me to reflect that I need not hold on to a past regret of not having done something, and that I learned something from each experience. Diana describes that she no…