getting up from my desk after not moving from it all day
Also, every guy on a hot summer’s day.
Also, what is this? A gif for ants?
…except I now have a standing desk!
To be able to break down the barrier of space between self and other, yet at the same time to be able to maintain it, this seems to be the paradox of creativity.
Writing a program is almost like writing a story (cheesy analogy, I know). There are many ways you can structure it but you have to find the best way, and then when you’re done you have a product that actually does something and you created it. And it’s probably one of the most gratifying feelings in the world.
If the anxiety is about the deadline, then the energy really focuses on the result. If there is not anxiety about a deadline, all of the anxiety goes right to the creative part.
Oh, Word. Why must “Comment” be the only noun here that has an adjective before it? I keep staring at this menu looking for “Comment” only to give up and go to the Review tab of the ribbon.
Of course, I wouldn’t have to worry about digging through these menus if adding a comment was in right-click context menu.
It’s not ‘who you share with,’ it’s ‘who you share as’ … Identity is prismatic.
Stitching together these simple declarative statements into an autobiographical timeline creates a pale simulacrum of personal story-telling, no matter how much Facebook presents it as a way to “tell your story.”
This is what happens when language is optimized for social data-mining rather than natural communication.
Ideally it’d be the other way around - we’d be optimizing social data-mining to conform to natural communication, right? This is the kind of stuff I would love to do a PhD on someday…