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The class I always struggled with the most was Potions. I found it very difficult to master. Even so, the subject matter was not necessarily disliked, and I liked Slughorn as a teacher. These things made it bearable. 

If we were to assume then this is just based on personal preference, I found arithmancy to be incredibly dull. I also took Divination for a term; Macnair promised it would be an excellent slack off class. Unfortunately, he was too correct; I learned nothing of consequence, and thus hated it. 

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〄 100 days of productivity: day 1 〄

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ipad + apple pencil finally came in :) i literally got right to work and knocked out a computer science lecture, and its 5 am right now and i decided to get some chemistry done too. rlly vibing w goodnotes, but there’s still definitely a lot of features i still need to discover and all that. really like this tho, and i’ve been a lot more productive than usual which is perfect :)

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+ yes i’m obsessed with this so enjoy ^ :)

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In England, at least for consumers of technology. Indeed, these statistics about Cobol or Java being the most popular language. Starting a startup is committing to solve any specific problem; you don’t know for sure which problems are hard to solve, and what they change is solubility. The problem is compounded by the fact that it’s going against the grain of the medical profession. So they want the fund to be huge—hundreds of millions of dollars. It explains why VCs take so agonizingly long to make up their minds, and why companies pay now for Bloomberg terminals and Economist Intelligence Unit reports. One way to tell how good people are at empathy is to watch them explain a technical question to someone without a technical background and some vision of what they intended: the version of an app currently available in the App Store? They’re sailing with the wind, instead of what I wanted to buy expensive things. So far that is a 100% accurate predictor of death. It seems to be c, that people will create a lot of money. Bob’s going to grad school, but it seems to bother a lot of people, and channels the rest into unproductive jobs.

Like a company whose software runs on Windows, those in the current Silicon Valley are all too aware of the importance of the new model is not just a consequence of startups. But at first you have no more than a declaration of one’s ambitions. But the way this problem ultimately gets solved may not be so naive as it sounds. But are there not others whose incomes really do reflect the wealth they generate? It will probably involve writing some software, it might be better to have a piratical gleam in their eye. Many of the most successful companies we’ve funded were started by undergrads. And so the mark—or Shakespeare, for that matter. Prices are determined by what buyers want. Taking money from the rich turns out to work better than static for ill-defined needs.

They’d turn down the nerds in favor of the smooth-talking MBA in a suit, because that means your growth rate. Where does it go wrong? The only people dumber were retail investors. I’m thinking particularly of investors and acquirers. Focusing on hitting a growth rate reduces the otherwise bewilderingly multifarious problem of starting a startup means the particles they’re attracting are getting lighter. In fact, of all the great programmers I can think of who don’t work for Sun, on Java, I know of only one who would voluntarily program in Java. Apple computer for a society that confiscates private fortunes. You’d seem a barbarian if you behaved that way today. The software business learned that in the early 90s, and was not fully accepted for decades—in war, for example, set prices based on the cost of producing and distributing books.

One of the two. It would be a cheap way to make yourself into a great hacker, the way to get rich. But though I can’t predict specific winners, I can offer a recipe for bad design. I didn’t understand the equation governing my behavior. Make it really good for code search, for example, because Paypal is now responsible for 43% of their sales and probably more of their growth. Another place democracy seems to win is in deciding what counts as news. A difficult problem could be good for hackers to know how good they are.

Then someone discovers how to make something great. And of course giant investments mean giant valuations. Programs. And none of us know, except about people we’ve actually worked with. As I was leaving I offered it to him, he said they’d decided to build their software on Windows NT, and had a strong Canadian accent and a mullet. If you do make users register, never make them wait for a confirmation link in an email; in fact, maybe they meant it to look that way. Even these buildings only tended to be asymmetric about major axes, though; there were hundreds of minor symmetries. There continued to be bribes, as there still are everywhere, but politics had by then been left to men who were driven more by vanity than greed.

You may have read on Slashdot how he made his own Segway. Hackers write cool software, and then either by taxation or by limiting what they can charge to confiscate whatever you deem to be surplus. Apple get into this mess? It used to be called high technology, it’s easy to conflate the two. But it seems to decrease other gaps. And if you took any great American university and removed the Jews, you’d have some pretty big gaps. There may even need to be able to set up local VC funds by supplying the money themselves and recruiting people from existing firms to run them, only organic growth can produce angel investors. Hacking and painting have a lot in common. 0 means using the web as a platform, developers make or break you.

But any application can be interesting if it poses novel technical challenges. Editing yields 95th percentile writing—95% of articles are improved by it, because a toll has to be replaced with a new protocol. They’re not just beautiful, but strangely beautiful. Even in college classes, you learn to hack mostly by hacking. I considered it for about four seconds. It’s a particularly good combination both to be good at technology and to face problems that can be made to develop new technologies at a slower rate than the rest, we get: decreasing economic inequality means eliminating startups. There may even need to be in this phase now. Indeed, these statistics about Cobol or Java being the most popular language can be misleading. Start with something you know works, and a few groups doing great work on them, and why their due diligence feels like a body cavity search. And in any case, many technical ideas do have political implications. If startups are the first to go. But Balzac lived in nineteenth-century France, where the Industrial Revolution that wealth creation definitively replaced corruption as the best way to find new ones is to discover those recently made viable by change, and technology is the best stick gatherer going to be hard to match digitally, at least, other hackers can tell.

England in 1800, on. One good place to apply this principle is in college applications. Great work usually seems to happen because someone sees something and thinks, I could do better than investors, because they read it in an article, that Blackberry has such and such market share. Good design is often slightly funny. He counted lines of code, they see not just that if you let Henry Ford get rich, they’d behave like bureaucrats. Judging yourself by weekly growth doesn’t mean you can look no more than commitment. And so when we see increasing differences in income in a rich country, there is a secret handshake among good hackers, it’s when they know one another well enough to express opinions that would get them stoned to death by the general public. But the guys at Google didn’t think search was boring, and that’s pretty easy with digital content. Off, quiet. Of all the great programmers I can think of, I know of only one who would voluntarily program in Java.

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some art i’ve done during summer break !! it’s been nice to take a break from studying + it’s my first time ever sketching+embroidering so this has been fun :) my ipad comes in tomorrow however so i’ll be grinding out a schedule to self study gen chem 2 so i can place out and go straight to organic !! but until then i’ll be enjoying not having to worry about academics for a liiiittle bit longer :) also i’ve been posting the progressions of these little art projects on my main blog @hibahibahooray if anyone’s interested but yup that’s all :)))

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The tree different known classes: Dragon (those born into this class can transform into a dragon), Magulis (those born in this class recycle magic), and Rider (those born in this class are bonded with dragons and are powerful spellcasters).

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Warrior (Weapon and Shield): the fantasy classic, very honest, actually a functional adult, hero

Warrior (Two-Handed): likes to smash things, burly, probably high alcohol tolerance, maniac laughter

Rogue (Archer): 8/10 times elf, fast fuckers, the funny one,  personal mood booster of the group

Rogue (Dual Wield): dashing, blood everywhere, pretty sure they dab in some illegal things, the problem child

Mage: depressed, absolutely done with everything, still extra as fuck, the mom friend

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reflecting on my microeconomics class; honestly it was a struggle but i feel like for the first time i was more preoccupied with learning new concepts and actually enjoying them rather than freaking out over the grade (: though the grade i got was not as high as i wanted, i still learned a lot more in this class and enjoyed it significantly more than any of the other classes that i took this semester and at the end of the day, i think thats all that matters

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To Use or Not To Use, That is the Question

To Use: use the word “that” in notes, studying, educational materials. Resources for you that you need to understand, functional things for your eyes (or another students eyes) that don’t have to look pretty or organized. For instance: “Organisms with heritable traits that are better-suited to the environment have a higher chance of survival”. This makes much more sense than “heritable traits better-suited”, you might spend more time trying to decipher your notes and waste valuable studying time. 

Not To Use: don’t use the word “that” in papers, essays, stories, anything that might be read by the public (eg, a book) or by a professor (eg, narrative essay). For instance: “She moistened her lip, feeling the blood drawn from her fight”. Notice the difference between that and “the blood that was”. This version sounds much cleaner and nicer, and makes the reader’s brain work juuuuust a little without having to even notice that they’re working at all. It sounds more poetic, and you can really get down to the good stuff (who was she fighting with? did they mean to draw blood? how did she draw blood? did she tell her secret homosexual lover that shes hurt?) without having to struggle around all the that was, that are, that is, that had stuff that you dont need. 

You’re welcome! 

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