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Brain-Machine Interfaces 

Saw probably the best video I've ever seen on screenwriting this evening. It's all about making your own brand these days with screenwriting/filmmaking (not the words of the interviewee). It's really hard to make it in the industry. But it can be done with sheer scale of application and determination.

youtu.be/ajjtHVd-WNw

Just signed up for classes at my local community college. I'm going to be working towards a Computer Science degree which definitely is up my alley as I have been learning web development (Node, React, and Wordpress) for the last two years and have literally spent hundreds of hours on it (292 hours this year). Hoping this will go well.

Got Linux installed on my MS Surface Laptop today. Had to use a custom kernel made for the Surface devices, but it works (touchscreen too). Pretty happy with it now.

I've always thought lifting body spacecraft were a good idea. Way less sharp edges to deal with in thermal design.

youtu.be/rqdmpuwOw7g

So I tried to shrink my Windows partition on my laptop but found it was not able to shrink by more than 19MB (out of 240GB). Thinking it may be because I have BitLocker turned on so I'm decrypting the drive now. Going to install Linux on half the drive and keep Windows on the other half.

Wrote this article on how similarities between General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics make me optimistic about the (long term) future of physics.

bit.ly/2NWE7BV

Browsers are such memory hogs. I bet if we got rid of the operating system and made broswers the operating system they would run a lot smoother. Less layers to deal with I guess. Of course that would be a whole new computer. Kinda like a Chromebook I guess.

Wipe my computer? 

Wrote an article on quantum computing the other day on my blog. May be a little redundant considering what others have written but it was a good exercise in putting my thoughts down in words.

bit.ly/2WPhlyI

You wouldn't believe how hard it is to find liscensable images of quantum computers.

Just spent 25 minutes working on my Chinese. Think it was worth it.💬🇨🇳

Learning Chinese 

AI, Fear-mongering 

Wrote about half of my new draft of my script Lords Of Destruction today. Script is about programmers and hackers (and inbetween). I just kept writing and writing. Logged 2:45 today. More to go.

I came up the other day with a story idea that centered on a future created by Elon Musk where self-driving cars had AI personalities via hacked software on the cars. Wrote down a few paragraphs but it didn't go too far.

Hi, I thought I'd introduce myself. I'm a filmmaker and web developer by trade.

I'm a pretty active Twitter user but wanted to give Mastodon another try. I joined a server a long time ago but stopped because the people on the server did not have the same interests as me.

My interests as follows:
- Filmmaking
- The Bible
- Programming
- 3D Art
- Music
- Photography
- Science (esp. Quantum Mechanics)
- Books (usually nonfiction now but I've read a lot of fiction)

x0r.be

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