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Making a ball bounce cost me my sanity, but forced me to learn maths

2024-06-12

Recently [this video](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu6hloC7ty8&ab_channel=GreenCode) came up on my YouTube, I liked the idea of making satisfying simulations with code and had some post-exams free ......

Quick Select Makes Sense

2024-05-30

I was studying for an exam and came upon this question > Design an algorithm for finding the k-th smallest element in an unsorted array of length n that is faster than O(n log n) amortized. Analyse......

Disjoint Sets are really cool

2024-05-24

Quick little post to consolidate knowledge and quickly talk about a new algorithm and data-structure that I think is really cool. Disjoint set's are set's in which the union of said set's results in......

Opportunities increase exponentially. Skill increases linearly

2024-05-24

Something I have come to realise in my athletic career that is an important north star to keep in mind is that opportunities come to you when you deserve them the least. They increase on an exponentia......

Min Knight Moves Bfs

2024-04-26

Lately I've been doing a lot of dsa in preparation for technical interviews. My favorite algorithm and solution at the moment is using [bfs](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breadth-first_search) (breadt......

What I learnt from bombing a technical interview

2024-04-04

Today I absolutely bombed a technical interview. We are talking about levels of stuttering and brain-fog that I didn't know I was capable of. But determined to make this a learning experience and not ......

Heroes from History: Ad Santel

2024-04-02

Stumbled upon this guy when doing some research into the origins of catch-wrestling and thought he was awesome. Ad Santel or his real name Adolph Ernst was one of the greatest practitioners of catch ......

Software for grappling

2024-03-31

Grappling is my obsession and has been for the last few years. I’m also very interested in software, especially in how software can be used to improve human performance...

Notes on confidence

2024-02-02

The struggle or hardship that you might be facing right now is the path that your successful future self looks back on to be confident in whatever path lies in front of them. ...

Post content clarity

2024-01-30

Short summary of a framework from Chris Willamson that's been super useful in my day to day life....

How I'm doing spaced repetition for grappling at kenku.org

2024-01-18

I thought I would write this to try to figure it out for myself, consolidate my knowledge and see if anyone else has any ideas. ...

Every feature kenku.org currently has

2024-01-13

This post is intended to talk about what kenku.org offers, it also acts as an onboarding guide for ...

I miss making pots by hand

2024-01-09

I miss making pots by hand ...

Using Caffeine as a psychedelic

2024-01-04

For context: I drink a lot of caffeine and ...

What I've learnt the first week of programming my "startup"

2023-11-10

I wanted to write a post about what I've been doing in my first week of university break....

Why you should outsource your opinions

2023-11-03

Epistemology is fucked. Knowing things, and knowing that you know things is...

Maybe being bored isn't so bad

2023-10-21

when you’re doing nothing a lot more things suddenly become more fun than what you’re doing right now...

All the best posts about why you should start a blog right now

2023-10-12

These two posts pushed me over the edge when i was tossing up about whether or not to start a blog...

Hello World!

2023-10-11

I've finally decided to go ahead and start a blog. "Blog" is probably pushing it, to be honest....

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