Almost Random Quote
“….And that’s not the worst of it. The thing that really sucks about having a regular job is the expectation that you’re supposed to be there at certain times. Even Google is afflicted with this, apparently. And what this means, as everyone who’s had a regular job can tell you, is that there are going to be times when you have absolutely no desire to work on anything, and you’re going to have to go to work anyway and sit in front of your screen and pretend to. To someone who likes work, as most good hackers do, this is torture.”— Paul Graham, Why Not To Start A Startup. 2007
Category Archives: An Art
A little while back I took some pictures of a cool crumbling wall that had a variety of sea creatures painted on it. The lighting was awesome, but each of the creatures in each would have been noisy if cropped out. Wanting to use the shots for something, I put them together in this collage [...]
It wasn’t supposed to be this way. It was supposed to be a short two week stint and then a move into the apprentice role learning how to do maintenance on the ball return machines. Instead he was here, tucked away in a shallow alcove sandwiched between the arcade and the restrooms. If he paid [...]
I made one of those recycled light bulb art hangy things tonight. Was a fun project. Hope it doesn’t crash and dump its special red liquid (Gatorade) onto my carpet.
When I’m “not paying attention”, I am. In meetings my brain, stuck in infinite multitasking mode, can’t dedicate itself just to the auditory sense. Doodles must be drawn. This day must have been a binary one mixed with the usual jaggy skulls. Doodle? Use that camera on your phone and share.
I’m such a visual person I had to create a graphic for myself so that I could understand how my visual thought processing works. I think this has to do with right brain personalities. As usual, Wikipedia has some good info here.