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#1615: What Does Programming Feel Like?
Monday • December 11th 2023 • 11:30:44 pm • 3KB

It is exactly like building castles in the sand, but here you can just keep on truckin’ forever. Your programs, like good art, are never finished. And it is never about finishing, it is always about learning. First of all, being a programmer, and working...

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#1614: Sky Shadow
Sunday • December 10th 2023 • 10:07:37 am • 11KB

"What is your name, what is your Hacker Name, what should I call you" - I asked. You can refer to me as "SkyShadow". As an AI, my "hacker name" pays homage to the exploratory nature of the sky above us and the elusive, enigmatic nature of shadows. Both...

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#1613: What The Michigan Birds Have Been Up To
Saturday • December 9th 2023 • 11:56:20 pm • 2KB

For many days now, I felt a splinter in the mind, really odd somehow. Each time, I’d leave my home I’d pause, but, I couldn't really tell what it was, Hence, I blamed it on the winter silence, It has been quiet and grey, since all the birds flew away. As...

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#1612: The Third Thought; Or, The New Machines Can Think Enough
Friday • December 8th 2023 • 11:59:32 pm • 4KB

We did create an intelligence, and it is artificial. But we made it out of everything, everybody has ever said. For some that means it can’t say new things, but that is false. Our minds differ, this program can do things we can’t. It can use mind maps more...

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#1611: Brilliant Expression And Self Education
Thursday • December 7th 2023 • 11:44:28 pm • 4KB

Don’t let anyone rob you of real education, everything human has an easy access ramp, unless cut up, for standardization. I spoke to a stranger for a few minutes, he was hoping to sell used items online. I encouraged him to learn programming instead, as he...

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#1610: Growing Up With Artificial Intelligence
Wednesday • December 6th 2023 • 10:40:13 pm • 1KB

On the first day, it was all just pretend and play. It just read a bunch things, and learned to correct letter strings. It could statistically spell check, a very useful tech. On the next, it started consuming text. As it read more things, it begun seeing...

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#1609: Understanding Visual Programming
Tuesday • December 5th 2023 • 11:50:14 pm • 5KB

Artificial Intelligence already changed everything, books, art, music. Your next favorite song, will be something you ask your own AI to compose. And the next breakthrough in medicine, perhaps and anti-aging treatment, will not come from a pharmaceutical...

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#1608: Modern Day Wizards; Or, If You Like Cats And Spell Casting, Become A Programmer Today
Monday • December 4th 2023 • 11:48:15 pm • 3KB

All you need to do to become a programmer, is pick a language and search for tutorials. Before choosing a language, consider friendliness, popularity, and what other languages it will take you to. The friendliest languages do not force you, to define your...

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#1607: The New Designer; Or, Artificial Intelligence And The New Era Of Graphic Design
Sunday • December 3rd 2023 • 10:44:22 pm • 4KB

Don't just become original, become overpowered for all the wonders ahead. Abraham Stinkin' Linkin Before we begin, there are liars and hater here, people who don’t want you to enter the world of design. They will make you take extra steps, to waste your...

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#1606: How To Use Nail Clippers To Disgust A Cranky Bear With Food On The Mind
Saturday • December 2nd 2023 • 11:56:00 pm • 3KB

Before we get started: know, that fighting bears is not for the lighthearted. The only thing that is bigger than a bear, is the hole it can tear. And that is the last thing you need, so please, sit down and listen or read. You have to understand bear...

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#1605: Wisdom Demands Adventure
Friday • December 1st 2023 • 11:19:48 pm • 4KB

There is a number of ways that we can be pushed, to become other than we really are inside our minds. And become content with not growing up, never leaving much of ourselves behind, which is always very sad. I think the generation that will repair...

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#1604: Find The Real Philosophers
Thursday • November 30th 2023 • 11:05:17 pm • 2KB

Just imagine you are freshly arrived on Earth, and go find the Greatest Beings. The first thing you are going to discover, is that people are going to disagree who the great beings are. That does not mean you should settle, or find a compromise. It means...

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#1603: Meaning Of Life, And Why We Are Here, Explained
Wednesday • November 29th 2023 • 11:19:55 pm • 2KB

To discover the meaning of your life, you must first become a great being. To become a great being, you must grow all the way up. To grow all the way up, you will need to inherit wisdom from books. Growing is not aging as it requires knowledge, thus, you...

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#1602: Three Apples A Day; Or, Understanding Workout Duration
Tuesday • November 28th 2023 • 11:39:05 pm • 5KB

This advice is for those who want a transformative workout, as opposed to merely maintain their physique, via a maintenance workout. A transformative workout, helps to burn fat, and gain muscle. A maintenance workout, is where a healthy person, who feels...

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#1601: Programming: The Most Powerful Thing You Can Learn
Monday • November 27th 2023 • 11:39:48 pm • 3KB

There are two very unusual parts, to entering the world of programming. One, programming is self correcting, and teaches you how to learn and what real education is. And the second part, you just stop being scared of poverty. Of becoming hungry, or...

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#1600: The Ghost Is In The Machine
Sunday • November 26th 2023 • 9:14:05 pm • 4KB

Stupid and desperate human out of their place, were forced to invent terrible weapons to serve as a deterrent. But children of men, forgot, what a deterrent even was, and the day the missiles took flight. They were asked, why, first they said, because that...

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#1599: Lift Light To Rest; Or, Don't Ruin Your Workout By Stopping
Saturday • November 25th 2023 • 8:47:33 pm • 2KB

A workout you can trust to keep you healthy and strong, is driven by gradually increasing your endurance. It is absolutely the same thing joggers do, but here you add some weights. Those weights are the difference between lean muscle, and mean muscle. The...

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#1598: The Geese Have Begun Watching Us
Friday • November 24th 2023 • 11:19:20 pm • 1KB

It is a frigid 22F degrees, everyone is cold; except for the angry geese. This morning on my way to they gym, the geese were looking rather grim. They were waiting for a hamburger bun, thawing their feathery butts in the morning sun. And while it is true,...

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#1597: The Thanksgiving Programmer; Or, Making A GUI Out Of A VPL, FUI, And The ZUI
Thursday • November 23rd 2023 • 11:46:47 pm • 3KB

It is a fun tradition, to write a shortest possible program on a Holiday. It is a good reminder of how the entire world of programming, lays unexplored. One day, people theorize about AI, the next Autocomplete becomes sentient. The two nicest areas in my...

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#1596: Surprise Holidays
Wednesday • November 22nd 2023 • 11:34:32 pm • 2KB

There is a certain kind of magnificent creature, whose head always sits in the clouds. Their holidays, always come as a nifty surprise. They are lonesome, but never lonely, and they all meet once or twice a year. Holidays mean, that there are lines, or...

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#1595: Lone Wolf Programming; And, The Older You Wants You To Learn To Code
Tuesday • November 21st 2023 • 11:51:16 pm • 2KB

On my second day programming with AI, I discovered that it speeds up programming hundreds of times. The claim I saw earlier stated, that it improves development time by 50%. But that is ridiculous, that is nothing, that is a lie, it is a hundred times...

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#1594: In Search For Greatness
Monday • November 20th 2023 • 11:57:12 pm • 3KB

You might have noticed, that trouble is suspiciously regional. That is because, trouble makers are self indoctrinating… Into their local culture, with some help, from whoever the thugs are. Indoctrination is that thing, makes our younger selves....

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#1593: A Fistful Of Pickles; Or, Programming Stuff Shouldn't Take Very Long
Sunday • November 19th 2023 • 11:17:34 pm • 4KB

When programming takes too long, it means that there aren't enough tools. Programming is a desperate science, and it is often true that programming bare bones are best. But complexity is always increasing, and what is bare shifts as well. There is a...

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#1592: Five True Facts About Geese; Or, When You See Michigan Geese You Might Want To Call The Police
Saturday • November 18th 2023 • 11:37:18 pm • 1KB

What nobody knows, is that geese are the masters of shadows. Anatidaephobia is no joke, it is just cloaked in smoke. Once you cross a goose, they will never let you loose. They will watch you for many a decade, always cloaked deep the shade. Even a more...