Made another Arduino thing today, this time using a sonar rangefinder and an LED matrix. It doesn’t quite make for clever photography, but I still like it.
Last semester I took a course on the history of photography, and a web design course focused on the aesthetic capabilities of the Internet (as opposed to, say, a three-month tutorial in HTML and CSS). I've since become more appreciative of the fundamental relationship between art and science; it's not always obvious, but the two exist in an feedback loop.
Sometimes I have weird ideas. I’m a very heavy sleeper, and am prone to waking up late or falling back asleep. But what if I had an alarm clock that didn’t screw around?
Yet again, I pulled an all-nighter. This time, to get a project of mine ready for my university’s game programming competition. Unfortunately, it was a bust. I failed to fix all the bugs and rewrite all the code I needed to in time for the submission deadline. This got me in a funk over the past few days, and was a substantial blow to my confidence. Wallowing in self-loathing and shame didn’t help me feel any better about myself, however. So I’m trying something else that is.