November 11, 2020

Slot machine mathematics

About two years ago I got the idea of creating an online slot machine. The purpose was not to earn any money with it, the goal was to create an online artwork that consists of a slot machine. I got inspired by a work from Jeff Koons called “Three Ball Total Equilibrium Tank”: a glass tank filled with some fluid in which three Spalding basketball balls are floating in total equilibrium. I wanted to have the math correct. This lead me to research how slot machine math actually works, and how I would need to implement this in JavaScript, using React.

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October 03, 2020

Bullet Journal tips pt. 7 - Collections: a different approach

I love the concept of Collections, I use them a lot. Basically anything that could be grouped around a specific theme, project, verb, etc. ends up in a Collection. But there’s one thing I don’t like about them and that is that they’re mixed in your daily logs.

I want to keep an overview… my index becomes too messy when I have many page number entries for say April, because each April-page is followed by some Collection. I considered this a weak part of the Bullet Journal method.

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September 13, 2020

Bullet Journal tips pt. 6 - My Weekly Log

Contrary to what Ryder Carroll describes in his book, I’m an big fan of a weekly dashboard. I keep track of several habits and activities on a weekly basis, and I want to have that easy overview of them.

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August 30, 2020

Bullet Journal tips pt. 4 - Future Log and ICE page

I’m in my 3rd Bullet Journal notebook currently. Together the three Leuchtturm1917 books cover about 20 months at the time of writing. The first two cover about 7 months each. I think, partly due to Covid-19, the third journal will cover a few months more. This means that each one contains less than a year of my life. In comes the need of a proper Future Log.

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August 28, 2020

Bullet Journal tips pt. 3 - When did I last...

I’ve been browsing Pinterest and Instagram on Bullet Journal tips and trics quite often. I’ve adopted some Collection ideas and started tracking some daily and weekly topics. One of the best ideas that I only started recently is a “When did I last…”.

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August 25, 2020

Bullet Journal tips pt. 2 - Four tips

A small collection of 4 tips in this post that I found very handy when using my Bullet Journal.

A yearly calendar is very usefull. It takes quite some time to write it down in your Bullet Journal, but it pays off: if you don’t have your phone laying around, and want to look up some date in the future, you can fall back to your BuJo.

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