📂 English section Category: Weekly updates 🗎 Newsletter 2020-09-12; Waves of productivity (@2020-09-12) Some of the stuff I did in last month and a half. 🗎 Newsletter 2020-07-28; Whee, I can make 3D lowpoly models (@2020-07-28) Opensource contributions, book report, improvements, published blogposts and generally progress in my life and work. 🗎 Lifelog 2020-06-15; Todo in motion Opensource contributions, book report, improvements, stuff that I wrote and generally progress in my life. & 21 more blogposts Category: Programming 📂 Tools I use (last update @2020-10-05, 1 subpage) List of tools I've created, or I just use for some parts of my work. 📂 objWiki (last update @2020-09-12, 1 subpage) At the moment, this subsection is used mostly as placeholder for information about my implementation of "personal wiki" concept. 🗎 My Greenspun's counter (@2020-06-14) Every time I find Greenspun's tenth rule in the wild, I add a link to the project and update a counter. 📂 Python (last update @2020-03-03, 3 subpages) Tips and tricks about and related to the Python programming language. 🗎 Programmer's critique of missing structure of operating systems (@2020-02-18) Patterns and structures of current operating systems and some thoughts about how that could be improved, with lessons learnt from Self, Smalltalk and other "structured" systems. 📂 tinySelf (last update @2020-01-19, 4 subpages) tinySelf is an experimental programming language inspired by the Self lang, with the emphasis on the word experimental. 🗎 Moldable tools; a book and a movement (@2019-11-14) Review of the book about developers, approaches to development and debugging and creation of domain abstractions. 📂 Series about Self (last update @2019-08-23, 7 subpages) Series of four articles about the Self language, environment, history, philosophy, and what could be, but isn't. A lot of screenshots included. Category: Explorations 🗎 Trying Ansible alternatives in python (@2020-06-12) My VPS will soon expire, so I've decided to try to automate its deployment. After spending evening by studying Ansible alternatives, I've decided to use pyinfra, and I am quite happy with it. 🗎 Python p2p libraries and frameworks (@2020-04-05) I've explored the scene of the Python libraries and frameworks for peer to peer networking. Category: 3D modeling 🗎 3D Starship in the Prague cityscape (@2020-09-28) In scale SpaceX's Starship in the Prague cityscape. Writeup about all kinds of difficulties with Blender and how to overcome them. 🗎 3D ePUB icon for my articles about Self (@2020-09-20) Lowpoly 3D modeling I did for fun. Description of wrong turns I've taken and time I've wasted on that. 🗎 Microtron model progress 2020/07 (@2020-07-28) So, one of the top todo points on my todo list is to "finish microtron model", for my article about microtron visit (microtron is a kind of non-linear particle accelerator). At the moment, the geometry is mostly done, and I've struggled with my inability to use textures, that don't look horrible. 🗎 First lowpoly fox (@2020-07-28) My first lowpoly 3D fox model (blend file for download). Category: Improvements 📂 The Most Personal Device experiment (last update @2020-06-09, 2 subpages) I have this idea of a 'Most Personal Device', which is this little computer you always have with you, never leave it out of your sight, and use it as an authenticator and recovery seed for everything else. 📂 Vitamins, nootropics and other boosters (last update @2020-04-26, 1 subpage) Small database of stimulants and other substances I've tried. 🗎 List of improvements directions (@2020-04-22) It is some time since I've decided to compile list of the possible improvements I can think of. List is personal and by no means complete. 📂 Report: Monkey occupiers (last update @2019-02-09, 5 subpages) In one of my older Czech blog-posts (Fárání do myšlenkového dolu Ne-úplně Oddělené Opice, Going down into the though-mine of Not-entirely Separated Monkey), I proposed a theory, that in order to do something intellectual, you have to calm your inner monkey (see Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future for the theory of the inner-monkey). 🗎 the Software (@2018-04-12) At the beginning, you are an animal. Advanced monkey. You have hands and legs. You can see, hear, smell and taste. You learn by interacting with the world and with other advanced monkeys. Category: Data hoarding 🗎 Where is Johnny K9? (@2020-02-02) I used to like an artist called Johnny K9. His music was a combination of new retrowave and chiptunes, with brutal energy. And then he disappeared. Category: Technological marvels 🗎 LVR-15 research reactor near Prague (@2019-11-24) Notes from my visit of Czechoslovakian LVR-15 research nuclear reactor in Řež near Prague. 🗎 The beauty of a fusion reactor (@2019-06-12) Introduction of interesting research fustion reactor built in Germany. Contains a lot of pictures. Category: Organization of information 🗎 Disadvantages of notion.so (@2019-05-05) All kinds of disadvantages of notion.so, in points, with explanations. 🗎 Microblog: Stephen Wolfram's infrastructure (@2019-04-08) I've come across interesting post from Stephen Wolfram 'Seeking the Productive Life: Some Details of My Personal Infrastructure'. As the title says, it is about his infrastructure and habits around storing and organizing information. Category: Books 🗎 Book generators (@2020-01-28) Over the years, I've felt many times the need to create an ebook from something that wasn't meant to be ebook, or maybe it was released only in HTML format, instead of an epub. Here is a list to all such projects. 🗎 Books that changed my point of view (@2019-04-23) There are many great books. I've read thousands of them, but only a few changed my life, and only few of them were universally good. Here is my list of six books that I think everyone should read. Category: Hardware 🗎 Robots I've played with (@2020-10-20) Pictures of the robot manipulators I've played with in the past. 🗎 Cyberdecks (last modified @2016-03-24) Article about the philosophy of custom made computers without displays, usually known as decks. Category: Philosophy 🗎 Joscha Bach; Artificial Consciousness and the Nature of Reality (@2020-10-11) Pointer to excellent podcast with Joscha Bach & Lex Friedman (podcast episode 101). 🗎 Reply to; The Recovering Rationalist 01; A Path Forward (@2020-08-26) Reply to the blogpost `The Recovering Rationalist 01; A Path Forward`. 🗎 Sam Harris & Jordan Peterson - what just happened? (@2018-11-30) I have watched all four hours of debate between Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson in Vancouver, and I don't understand what the hell did I just witnessed. Category: About this blog 🗎 Write Twitter summaries (@2020-06-14) Some guy summed my blog and posted it on Twitter, together with the link to the blogpost, and boosted page views significantly. Here is short analysis why. 🗎 What do I mean by node? (@2020-06-12) I often talk about the 'nodes' in the blog. What do I mean by that? 🗎 Unicode font subset (@2020-06-08) How to use subset of the unicode font (Google Noto Emoji) to reduce size and solve problems with incosistent look of Unicode.