Acres Of Diamonds

I recently found this pretty old American motivational speech – back when there were no youtube lectures and interviews of smart fellows.

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Open Source Release: ToonZ

One of the things I want to do in this blog is report about new products. ToonZ is not exactly new but what is new is that starting today it will be available for free.

It is an animation software used for Animes and animation series like Futurama; created by the Japanese Studio Ghibli 20 years or so ago. So it’s legendary. And it’s being released today as Open Source.


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Kant as a Kalman filter

The last few years I dismissed Kant for what some say is his negation of causality, or, his claim that knowledge cannot be gained from sensual perception alone but only through perception and subsequent interpretation by our brains – which is a non-empiricist process. In other words, for Kant reality is not what we see but what we interpret that we see.

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Windows : Using the command line Part 1

How can we make a Windows computer useable even without having admin rights? With useable I mean things like

  1. automate frequent file backup jobs
  2. navigate QUICKLY to your work directories
  3. start the programs you need in the directories you want, on the files you want.

and so on. This will be a series, we gotta build this from the ground up because I presume no knowledge at all about the command line – which is the normal case with my bosses these days it seems. Not a problem, it’s not difficult.

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