Unbuild, Rebuild, Repeat

Exhausted and somewhat in pain.

It's good to have the asset allocation for studying Haskell again. It is a rather high-risk expenditure of time. Quite the opposite of farting around on social media.



Money is boring.

Having to read about people thinking about it all day... just makes me want to go take a walk.

Might as well get fed while I'm at it.

Can't think in epochs if everyone else lives in the moment...



Trying to reconfigure a talent vs. value matrix. Hm.

And I still haven't gotten around to that marketing task.


About a day later:

Not a good evening for Haskell studies. Cabal sandbox is not playing nice with Yesod. And I'm running on mobile data. -_-

Ah, simply an issue of mis-ignoring TFM. --max-backjumps=-1 it is...

As mundane as waiting for builds is... it sure helps to balance out the relative un-informativeness of daily muppetry in the world of commerce.

Now this is new. http://blog.docmunch.com/blog/2013/haskell-version-freezing I'm just behind the curve. I had been wondering why the platform didn't support this feature - I guess I wasn't alone.


Wednesday: Was trying to figure out some error messages when I realised I had PHP 5.3.28 installed somewhere else on my Windows drive, and it was co-referenced in the PATH. Apparently I haven't touched PHP in a while...


The Sundae Model of Priorities

For some people, it's ok to hate the work you do as long as you love the people you live with. For others, it's the other way around. That's what makes communication difficult - one person's "I had a great day at work," is an expression on par with another's "my husband got me this wonderful surprise," another person's "I'm in love," is someone else's "got some decent work done today." This and that get lost in translation.

Love is your ice-cream, consumerism is your whipped-cream, and your job is the cherry on top. Learning is my ice-cream, building is my whipped-cream, and social relations are the optional cherry.

Souls Without Dark Corners

It's been accounting forensics week, at the office.

Here's what the quantification of human consciousness taught me about writing computer programs.

Debugging someone else's code is not always, but often a tedious process. But patience allows us to illuminate all dark corners, and to restructure any system without them.

We all start out as information systems authored by systems other than ourselves. But with some study, some systems can acquire the ability to modify themselves completely.