Programming, is just about making and connecting little machines together. The combination of the programming language, and all the helpful little tools you can make… Create a microscope, a tool through which you can observe everything. There is a...

Don’t tell anyone you are doing it, don’t even mention the word. Find a narrated version of Bill Bryson’s. Short History of Nearly Everything. And use it as the lattice, or scaffold, for your real self education. Don’t read the book, books are meant to...

You are not a worker, you are an adventurer. You are not poor, you are infinitely creative. Poverty, hunger, homelessness, exist because we are not learning. We’d rather overwork, ourselves. Than to give every human being, a universal income card. ...

It means to grow, to grow all the way up. We are each meant, to become a great being. Bad people are good, at keeping us down. They will ridicule, even the most beautiful things. But you are born of stars, ...a child of the Universe. Only you can...

Programming is only boring when it is taught wrong, and it only ever gets repetitive when you stop inventing. You have build your own side projects, it is the only way to really learn for sure. Working for somebody else is pretty awesome, but you can’t...

Cute and tiny is how gigantic empires are built, the boring ones are always a bad investment. The ranking algorithm behind the once useful search engine, used to be cute an tiny. The AI that now runs the biggest video site, is actually cute and tiny. ...

The big picture is, that poverty must end for all human beings everywhere, that can be properly accomplished with a universal income card. At the same time, we need real schools, schools that provide real results. Today, schools just threaten students...

A self referential system, is something that curves on it self, and creates new things out of nothing. Imagine a WikiWiki program like the world encyclopedia, and notice how the side menus are editable articles too. And consider that the layouts are...

Self editable applications are a big deal, because they help you build easy to manage business empires. They don’t assume, they let your users build. Self editable does not mean that programming is required, rather programs are dragged and dropped...

When winter calls for mittens, and you like little kittens…. You are in luck, because no squirrel likes to be a cold duck. Just scatter some nuts, and without any buts… Squirrels will follow you home, and begin to cheerfully prance and roam. Once kept...

We do not live long enough to treat symptoms, in a way that is meaningful for the future generations. We only have time to focus on the big problems, that cause the cascade of the small ones. I think the biggest problem is, World Poverty and Lack Of Real...

Philosophy is not at the center of human development, because it is as inconvenient for the troublemakers as it is precious for the rest of us. It is about growing in Authenticity, rising in Dignity and Human Nobility. It does not create obedient workers...

If you haven't grown up listening to wise philosophy books, then something has gone wrong. The world is not meant to be stuck in poverty, an no one should be raised to serve, or to be convenient. The number one thing dictatorships always do, is get the...

A systems upgrade, upgrades everything. The more you know, the more you grow. The more you rise, the more the multitudes you contain. And that means art, and it means composing music. And it means programming, and writing and poetry. In wisdom, you...

There is a million ways to live life, but… there are fundamentals that cannot be altered. Ms. Rand would encourage us, to always evaluate, always judge, always think, and keep a check on our premises. Mr Sagan would remind us that we are born of the...

What if programming is so special, that it should be at the center of world’s education. The one easily overlooked benefit, is learning how to learn. And by extension, knowing what real education is, and isn’t. Imagine how much harder, it would be to...

It is all fun and games, until somebody needs to synchronize UI data. -- Abraham Lincoln The CouchDB server, browser PouchDB, Svelte, Svelte Stores, and Svelte data binding along with and automatic User Interface updates, are pretty fancy. The data...

There is a simple formula, to undo all the ineffective education trouble. It has three key points, you, the body of your knowledge, and the future you. You deserve to have the finest books narrated to you, because you need to know what life is really...

Introduction To Programming: System Architecture Most tutorials leave out deploying your applications, so it is difficult to get a big picture. And giving a solid explanation is difficult, as it is sure to involve a lot of concepts. But there is another...

Humanity’s greatest thoughts, ideas, and its development is store in books that nobody reads. Nobody even understands that books are meant to be narrated, in paper form they are exactly like sheet music. Just like music, books are meant to be heard, not...

There are many mechanics at play here, teachers not knowing what teaching is. Future principals having no clue, and needing a psychologist to understands teenagers. Greed, poverty, and how easily you are tricked with fake education, and sold out for easy...

Among other things programming will teach you to think clearly, and try keep favorites from influencing your paths. If you choose the easier path, or the least ridiculed path, or the safe path, or the path that everybody else is walking. You may end up...

This is a poem that asks you to hide a File Manager like program, beneath your phone or web application. Your file manager like creation will sit atop a tree like structure, very similar to a file system. The data structure approach can be as simple as...

The biggest problem is synchronizing information on your computer network, with the information displayed on your customers screens. By synchronizing, I mean constant updates, if you as administrator change something, it needs to change on all the...

It is a simple programming pattern, that forces your application to have states. This thing is so powerful, that you really just want to use it for complex user interface purposes. The following text emphasizes that a state must be described by a verb,...

The line is blurry, a spectrum, religion is a designed culture, whereas Criminal Minds arise from emergent culture. Emergent means, disorganized, a thing builds it self out of complexity. Nobody really sat down to create world’s gangs, they just emerged...

An application taken to its ultimate generic general purpose form, is a code editor, where the user interface becomes a programming language. You can try to stop part way, like Access, Crystal Reports, HyperCard, Excel, or even Blender’s Geometry Nodes,...

You will need to begin by looking for “” these are several hours long and work great. , Then get going with a very handsome technology in year 2022, and it has a . The courses, pixels, strange games, and svelte, place you in an amazing position… Where...

First of all, life is precious so, don’t work for anybody but yourself, the price you pay for working for somebody else is becoming old. Now please understand, that becoming old, is a privileged denied to many. Which demands that you take good care of...

Large part of the world has always wanted religion, neutered education, untouchable banks, a poor workforce, we wanted borders, and wars. Each one of these points is fetching to a lot of people, and all combined together, halts human development, and...

There is a way to account for every feature request, and it scares the program managers out of every large company. Eval is not evil, as project managers would have you believe. It is a way to create, simple to expand and edit applications. It’s...

Everyone is faking it, until they make it, and they never do. And if they don’t lie, cheat, and steal, they will be out-competed by someone who will. And this is all just symptoms, the problem; all the way down on the bottom… Is that we accept the...

“Machine Learning is not the future, a real AI can read, explain and upgrade its own code.” – Abraham Lincoln Unfortunately digital product generation, especially code, is a very cranky, and challenging... challenge. It is too early to have any good news...

Diagrams are something else, it is crazy how powerful the union of a pencil and a mind can become. I started with some art paper, pacing up and down the long school halls. I understood programming instantly, it is just line by line. I had a Commodore,...

Some people say, that a great idea, is just worth a dollar. This is frightening, and probably trueeeee, unless… Unless you create a program, that eliminates repetitive taks. First and foremost, is that you can’t rely on a 3rd party platform. You beta...

Face the EventEmitter, something that should be fundamental to every language. Just like you can say class for objects, or try for error trapping, you should be able to say listen and emit. But often companies are calling the shots, if you are given the...

On September 30th, 2022 I was struck by a fascinating question: "Given that humans still have a tailbone, will they benefit from having a full prosthetic tail?” I immediately put on a fluffy tail, determined to scientifically study this issue. For the...

Music Theory, beautiful instruments, high quality studio samples... Even perfectly synthetized sounds, out of Mathematics or even Machine Learning... Are not as great, as they sound. What sounds great, are complex, noisy, and surprising sounds. A song...

The IP Address and its Subnet Mask speak binary ones and zeros. The decimal notation, is just to help you type it in faster. The subnet mask, just says all my ones identify the network, and all my zeroes tell you tell you the computer id. So when you...

Becoming a Programmer requires class, and above all patience. You have to teach yourself, not to finish as soon as possible. Rather, delay as much as you can, while you study all the important things. You need an operating system, anything that costs...

Preface: Human Beings are not machines, they are not computer programs, they are not sheep, or stupid, and they can't be permanently broken. This here is a poem that uses this simple and primitive idea, of an operating system, to explain something simply....

Research has proven, time and again… That if all you got is a tailbone, than your tail is probably gone. So we need to have a tail talk, especially if you like to walk. Before we get into the details, know that humans need tails. Tails help us...

Our world is complex, but that is not the case with all of our cultures, as we will all eventually converge on Wisdom and World Peace. A lot of young people have trouble understanding, what groups are. In their shortsightedness, they use the word “they”....

Just like you are meant to become a great being, emerged out of Knowledge and Wisdom. And an artist by finding your way, to trace the edge. And a musician, but not without inventing your own instruments first. A mong the one thousand and then some,...

I’ve been talking about writing a book, probably since before High School. But my idea of books, has somewhat grown up. First of all, you can’t just write a book, in a way this is the worst thing you can do. You have to record the audio, the written...

At the moment the most popular code editor, is worse than an ad infested 1998 website. When the first thing you touch in the world of programming, is insanely broken, and irreversibly unusable. This means, you are NOT entering the bright and shiny future...

When taking your first steps into Philo Sophia, or love of wisdom. You discover a strange reversal, where the great thinkers abandon Gods and Kings. They begin rising on their own, often from very dark places in Human History. Once we begin inheriting...

The correct technologies to choose, are the popular open source ones, the ones that are receiving the most development and attention. Please look to the web for exciting popular, open source technologies, and, brilliant code generators, frameworks, and...

Don't look to the teacher for approval, when you show them something brilliant. Rolling up the projection screen up, and , where you trace out the perfect proportions. Will not move the, because they only teach the text books, anything outside of that...

For some part of your adulthood, you should consider being a business owner, even if just to see how startups and investors work. So, let us leap into this moment, right now – so that you can glance at two versions of your educated self. Would you hire...

In the beginning, we are born warriors, all right, but that is mostly good for way back when. So we need an upgrade, our view of the world needs enhancement. There are false enactments, some start with good intentions, but get hacked. But none are...

There Are No Intellectuals It is very dangerous to think, “of being an intellectual” as a personality. Being an intellectual, is a phase in a person’s development. It is similar to repeating words, when we are babies. Here we are repeating, and...

All serious UI applications, should be shipped as local HTTP servers. To avoid walled garden fees, and malware fear mongering. That is to say, you lunch a process, that open a port, that the browser connects to. Use the browser, because here, the...

Sometimes it is OK, for a computer program to be strange. Not broken, but very unusual. The way to describe, this strangeness... Is found in the ratio of lines of code, to the the usefulness of the program. But there are no strict declarations here,...

We are such noble creatures, but somehow we aren't taught to rise. Great books, stories, challenges, adventures, and battles no matter how small, help us grow. That is why adventure books are so special, you get the adventure uploaded into your mind. ...

Lists, you start with lists. You got eight questions, that you need answers for. That here is a list, of eight items. Boxes, you send the list through a box. Those boxes, process each item in your list. Sens your eight questions, through an ask box. ...

We are all born to become, great warriors, battle or not. But then made tame, by job, seriousness, and beauty. But we must take the harder road, and embrace the warrior within. And every warrior, begins with a powerful outfit. And this here challenge,...

A world school is a must, because the world and its people deserve the best future. But it has to be done right, corruption has to be prevented, right in the beginning , we just need to find a way... That students can use, to go around tainted lectures. ...

I had to write three programs, to get the new website operational. I named the programs, , , and . I upgraded rsend, I use it for the raspberry pi. Antwerp is a code generator, or more commonly known as... A static site generator, it takes a directory...

Learning is not a process, there is neither a or z, or the middle. To crack open a book, and start in the beginning. Is to watch hopes of understanding, fade away. Standardized Education is a lie, it is the same lie as a religious cult. It benefits all...

It is a culture of never being, not good enough. If you are ever missing anything, you build it. I have set in my car, pecking workout programs Into little soft button and screen keyboards, that beep at me. Independently inventing, interval timers. I...

All subjects are immensely fascinating, but they are taught wrong by the wrong people. Allow me to quickly make you a programmer, and lets start on a colorful note. , and watch a few, or try to watch a few . Unless you have a good reason to do it on...

You see how easy it is to yank a continent, a hundred years back in time. We tolerated a compromise between good an evil, in which only evil could profit. Whatever your age, young or old, as a human being alone, you must protect education. Education...

I uploaded 5 gigabytes, of which 4.5 were supposed to be already there. The 50GB disk, ran out of space. I didn't try to seriously delete, what maybe over 100,000 little files. I just canceled the hosting, and re-created it. In the process losing my...

I spent the afternoon writing a tiny HTTP server, that can route requests from multiple domain names pointed at it. It is just 25 lines of code, and maybe another 50 in reusable functions. It has good code readability, but not because I took extra time...

A workout is a battle, where you are not supposed to fight anything, there no time here to flex into some meditative state. You get on the floor, dumbbells in hand, your feet already hurt from the workout a day before. If it is October, and you are...

Enhanced cognition is not a promise of a microchip, as you can’t make an untrained brain better, by adding even more empty space. Just like we won’t become more useful or fetching, with an extra arm or two. We won’t become smarter, if we add more brain. ...

It is not true that wisdom can only come with age, or that living life is the most powerful source. Wisdom, is the very thing that thinkers, aim to transport or deliver in books. A paper book is like a hard drive, paper is used for storage of information...

Everybody seems to always write about them, and they have many names, legends, songs. They live life in such a way, that each new day adds to the coherent whole they already lived. That means each day makes them more, as they are traveling through life...

Please know that if you are heavy, that means you have a lot of muscle. It means you have been wearing a weight west, all the bodybuilders start out this way. But know that obesity is dangerous, if you don’t see a doctor often, get a blood pressure...

To give you all you need to know in the first paragraph, stick cheap LCD interval timer on your customer(s). There are interval timer applications for phones, but the simpler the better, let the phone play music. Always remind them, to keep increasing...

Exercise is easy and there are things that we can learn on our own, for example jogging will give a person larger leg muscles. In a way all the world’s joggers are running a massive experiment for you, results of which you can see with our own eyes. ...

I am nearing the completion of my latest program, it generates a simple website based on folders with text files. I had a lot of fun writing it, there are many little programming gems that can make code fascinating. They are all too strange to describe,...

In computer programming we get shame-free instant feedback, whatever is not understood, will soon reveal it self, and guide the student. This is a form of testing, but more than that it is instant feedback, without shame. Unlike tests there are no...

A tutorial is long step by step adventure, that explains a valuable talent, process, and technique. It can be said that a tutorial, is the finest personal learning experience. On the high end, of the spectrum... When you refine a tutorial, what you get...

I’ve been diagramming since 6th grade, my first real program diagram was about a lottery simulation. The bullies saw me pacing up and down the corridor, and laughed when I got a low graded. (For being accused of cheating, ...of copying my program from...

I’ve been making web pages, for ages. I have learned so much, just by creating buttons and such. I just started a looking at code, and I learned a boat load. Learning was never too bad, and I even just used notepad. At first I learned HTML and ASP, but...

Comprehension requires correct materials, which is to say materials structured around easy on-ramps. We are not mechanical robots, we are poets and dreamers, we need captivating access to a subject. Learning for real requires individualized instruction,...

Your interests, curiosities and talents, are the core of self education. Whatever interests you, will keep getting more interesting. As all the little pieces are assembling, you will discover that they never run out. One of the more interesting...

Real education is just adventure, just marching around and doing things you like. But it is inconvenient, because how many computers do you need? How many museums do you need to visit, and why don’t you just wait until you are old enough to drive. But...

Let me tell you in the first paragraph, use a slow computer. Slow computers are almost always single board computers (SBC), little over the size of a credit card. They should come in a kit an cost less than $200 dollars, buy from the company that makes...

In art we tent to rise by making each new work, better than the previous one. The only way to wisely and properly fix things with an eye on the future, is for young people to receive a real and life changing education. Real education, is the most...

Culture should not be used to hold people back, everyone deserves to bloom in full to match rest of Humanity. Staying behind to protect the old ways, is not fair to the younger generations. Growing is what cultures do, they are always evolving. Rather...

Grades are a game, where everyone pretends they are real, if you memorize you get a good one, but . Humanity has lots of strange games, that everyone is hoping to make real Poverty can be easily put to an end with international universal income, but we...

I must admit I welcome the Fence Post problem, and I think of zero as a proper number we should all embrace. It is like a hug, from the world of programming. The fence post problem, is a curse to all other programmers. When you have three apples, in the...

Let me be very clear about this, while it is not a conspiracy, you didn't choose cramming, you were manipulated into it. Let me show you what you are up against, and how impossible it seems, the notion of pre-requisite classes is mostly about getting you...

Human nature is about safety, and growing up. Within a culture of wisdom and reason, growing up becomes about growing all the way up until a person becomes a great being. Nurture, there is no nurture, not yet - not at home, not in the school or...

When learning a new language, context is everything. Context supports meanings, and supposed meanings. It is the fabric of a conversation, and along with facial expression and body language... You may sometimes wonder, if perhaps it isn’t so hard to...

Some years ago, Mother Nature, along with her woodland nomenclature... On a very pretty day - Asked me if I wanted to stay. No - said I - re-reading Crusoe, No, Mother I don’t think so. It was my last few days in my little wilderness, and I nether felt...

It is, it is really fun, it is a form of tool making, and in a way, it is somewhat similar to board games. You have to take the time to look at the rules, before you sit down to play. A couple of times, I felt that I need to be able to put a thing on the...

Schools can't teach, you can't learn at a pace that does not match you, and you can't learn if you go in a sequence other than your own. You can't learn if it in not interesting, and you can't learn if it is not one of your curiosities. When you graduate...

No child belongs to cult or nation, we are each a stellar creation. Humanity may need to invent a better culture, one that aims to inspire and nurture. All human beings are extremely smart, and the building of our culture is art. Not only do we need to...

We are not born cruel, we are all beautiful. And a broken culture, is not nurture. But a compromise, that destroys the wise. Freedom is our right, the world must unite. The culture that is worthy, sets the world free. All must grow knowing, that...

Allow me to explain what an idea is, how it differs from a curiosity, and why it is important. A curiosity, is like buying a 3D printer to learn how to use it, recognizing the fact that not all futuristic inventions are simple. An idea, is something that...

The ancient myth goes that a young lady from an ancient city, had a kitten so beautiful, that she decided to master art. She went to the village known for art, and asked the wisest person there haw to become a master. He said, you must meditate, to...

Using references directly for perfect layout (hatefully called tracing), will teach you how to become an artist very quickly. Plus, there is too much to learn from building on top of your references, to ignore using reference images directly. If you don...

We got used to some ideas that got reversed, and now have to design out world top-down first. We can't fight the ghouls and vultures, as what we need; is to unite all cultures. That requires that a person grows, that we all rise from the lows. Although...

Applying your reference image directly to your canvas, will help you create a perfect replica of your reference image. Becoming a powerful Hyper-realist, is the first step in mastering art. And it doubles as proof, that we are very capable artists. The...

The reason why you are asking is because realistic and beautiful art is in all of us, you just can’t draw the same way you couldn't write letters or ride a bicycle. You need those lines that helped you practice letters, or that stick or extra wheels that...

If artists, especially those who act like mentors were more honest, they would allow new comers to art to create hyper-realistic works. Instead they send the new students on a round about journey, because deep down, they don’t want newcomers to be as good...

We all noticed how we appear differently, in different photos. Unless you send in a video, or model in person. The artist won't know which photo, most closely resembles your general appearance. If someone uses a photo that seems really weird, then they...

When people are tricked out of real education, one persons joy, can quickly become the torture of another. This is somewhat captured in the old adage, “Road to hell is paved with good intentions”. The first lesson you must learn in this zone of Human...

It is easy to create general styles of art, abstraction, hyper-realism, upgraded reproductions, composites, lowbrow silliness. And because the world got stuck in poverty, we can talk about it. There is no such thing as magic, there is a simple...

Your paintings must speak, and there is no way in heck, that they should ever speak of misery. When we talk about changing lives, we always talk about changing lives for the better. A painting, can speak about just a few things. Since most of the easy...

There are three popular ways, to get going in art. The Quasimodo that they teach in school, where everything is slightly crooked, and the schools turn out to be a diploma mill. Thankfully, due to recent mass refunds, a lot of courageous art teachers are...

This is not a technique for all, if a technique at all, I think most artists may find it terribly boring. It is a primitive, but sure technique, that will never get you stuck, and have you painting - faster and faster - a new portrait every day. Find a...

Real education is about exploring the topics, that both interest you and you feel you are ready for. If you are interested in Programming, but feel like doing art, do Art. DO the things that your curiosity, is calling you too - do Art. Usually you are...

...Or a B students, and A's are pretty much worthless too. It is not what you remember for the test, it is about the things that make you brilliant and great in life. Everyone involved in your education, has just brainlessly conspired to make you feel...

I know it is hard to keep track of things, especially as people age. So this is a quick reminder, the children remember each and every time you lie to them. The way you used to remember, and try to understand why. Except, somehow, the children born to a...

People struggle with the definition of good art, and “know it when I see it” is not it. Good art, is art that changes lives. No matter how far Humanity strays, the liars will never have the Truth. The truths, are the untouchable mountain peaks. And...

I went to College and it was awful, I was really excited about Philosophy. I wanted the teacher, to help me understand Slavoj Žižek. I spent countless hours, listening to his nose issue, and I don't get anything. And I needed help separating Ayn Rand...

If you have to study hard, then you are doing it wrong. I am sorry, but this is probably the truth. Tests are hard to give meaning, to somewhat pointless lectures. Made difficult to cram-in as many kids, as needed to make money. These lectures won’t...

The reason why coloring a face is difficult, is because there is no one single color. Wherever you look, the hue is slightly different. Same applies, to special effects. When painting a face red for example, you must constantly shift hue. You must...

This is a really neat method, with which you can begin learning art without the need for a teacher. You can eventually master art by creating countless works, this method reliably helps you to create many works and thus practice your skills to no end. I...

I thought I'd mention , . , there is no debate about it. Those who have tendencies to push artists away from art, stir things up from time to time. They don't matter as they are just full of hate and jealous, and cannot be reasoned with. There are some...

Beyond art you discover a fusion of subjects, that uniquely define you in the universe. There is nothing here that you can control, not anymore than you can control a coronal ejection of the sun. The filaments are not directly connected to you, they...

The airbrush is lyke the first drawing tool, you get erasers and boom, the airbrush. It is special because the opacity or transparency, is pressure sensitive. So if you press your pen lightly, you will make a barely visible line. While you are at it,...

There are cultures, that trick people. Standardized schooling, Tolerance of poverty, are large examples. On a more visible scale, school grades, do a pretty good number on us. We end up measuring our worth, with our GPA. Standardized education, along...

Thus far we discovered the , Krita is a free and powerful Digital Art program. If you prearrange your entire scene in a singe image, in a or just take a solid photo. And then stretch the reference image over your entire canvas in Krita, your color picker...

When it comes to a Bush Baby, the answer is never maybe. They are as audacious, as their world is spacious. And they are really smart, as they encourage us to art. They know you will try to paint one, and become an artist before you are done. And that...

Carl Sagan says that to bake an , you will need to invent the universe. But in some cases, to build a universe, you just need some apples. Universe is not as colorful as we see in the photos, nor is Mars red. is complicated, telescopes see below and...

You have to be really careful with art ideas, and be good to yourself. When you sit down to learn or test something, don’t expect a painting to come out of it, not even a maybe. Only when you sit down to create a complete painting, will you get a...

Humans are special, but also built out of ancient technology. as our machinery needs batteries, called knowledge. Advertisers are trying to shove electric scooters and sugary drinks, in the battery compartment betwix our ears. The politicians want to...

In the world of painting, I have finished thee large lessons, on the subject of painting realistic hair. In the jewelry world, I must slowly become accustomed to re-meshing, which is rebuilding complex 3D shapes polygon by polygon. In the computer world,...

When learning hair, painting hair alone, can be disorienting. And painting a portrait to go along with it, will certainly be very distracting. Especially in computer world, you can paint the hair over a nice photo. It is a pleasant and exquisite way, of...

There are rules to the universe, your art tools do not follow those rules on your canvas. You have to make them behave, you have to make the follow the rules of the universe. For example, the universe makes colors and shadows random and splotchy. Art...

Some call it meditation, but I call it happy education. Art is beyond fantastic, art is bombastic! Find a way, and start today. Start with a trace, as learning is not a race. You can do freehand later, for now focus on something greater. There are so...

A good reference photo, will help you create a good painting. Whether you are using reference images directly, or aim to create a new pose or perspective, you need a good photo. Aside from technical detail like, having shadows and light, good resolution...

Let me show you a couple of strange ways, with which creativity and thus mental health can be upset. One describes strangeness or elitism as the case may be, in art community, where young people are pushed away from joining, by being forced into pointless...

Those who stand against, the advancement of humanity are just liars. Liars, who discovered an easy way up, that quite often requires that they lie to themselves too. A blind belief is not an honorable thing, it is a lie, a self lie, an un-examined life. ...

There will be no more war, just a bunch of cats to adore. Yes. Some cats won’t get along, but we can kiss them and hug them and sing them a song. We will treat them all very good, and always gift them snacks and fancy food. In return they will purr, and...

An itemized list or a TODO, can only make you blue. A list is no good, it will ruin your mood. You will always sail short, and never leave port. Move slowly at your own speed, perhaps, the speed with which you read. A project needs to grow, think of it...

If you ask someone, about math or physics. How it is it, that they have learned, but they don’t know it. They will not be able, to give you a very clear answer. That is exactly what you would expect, from being fooled. “I took physics”, “but I don’t...

Most people don't actually want you to know math or physics, they just want you to work and cause as little inconvenience as you can. The reason why you are being force fed mathematics and physics, is because a school will lose accreditation if enough...

You can't just learn one thing, that's impossible. Not only is everything connected, you will connect it in a unique way. People say that Newton, had this powerful learning method. But, he didn't. It looked difficult and powerful to strangers, but in...

In 1804 Earth had 1 billion people, in 25 years it will have 10 billion. The only thing we can do is build real schools, that bring real education, real wisdom, and real greatness into peoples hands. These schools need to be powerful and beautiful, no...

I always write computer programs, I am always trying to write something neat. It has been quite a journey, long enough to observe technology change. I also learned a bunch of languages I don’t use, I use JavaScript now but it used to be slow. Back then...

I think the idea of a programmer will fade away, as it will be replaced by the modern teenager. I think smartphones are already too stupid, and the next big thing is a programmable phone. That is how quickly times are changing, smartphones are a relic. ...

This is a time of war, famine, an old nuclear threat, a time of mediocrity, betrayal, and evil men. None of the horrible things that occurred, occurred by deliberate and careful design. Almost all the bad things occurred by chance, by chaos, complexity,...

Event happens when you click a mouse, it is called the click event. The event comes with some information, and that information is just named values, like x=5, or user=alice. Emitter means that we can emit events, we can say emit alert “Hello!” A...

I was camping at a tent site some minutes into the State Park, I started my fire and made some hot dogs. And a family with two or three teenagers, started unpacking next to my site. I was wearing my leather Wolverine Jacket, listing to an ancient iPod. ...

What if , we don't need tests that are secure and vicious, because we are not forcing anything. We are simply creating a new school full of knowledge, guidance on the left pane, the machine that must be manipulated in the right pane. And all the way down...

If teachers, allowed students to learn what they are interested in Then they wouldn't need training, to teach students what doesn't interest them. (It is important to understand, that I use the word teach very loosely here, forcing students to...

It is hard to make money from programming all by yourself, because the products you compete against are made by multiple people. I suspect most times, you are up against a startup that didn’t take off, so there is four people with nothing to do. Only the...

Don't give up on Knowledge and Wisdom, don't let fake schools get to you, or derail you, the cure to broken schools, is self education. This can sweetly begin with modern narrated books that are thought of as priceless, by all the world intellectuals. It...

, , , , and to group variables and functions together into a structure that makes sense to you. For example, my if(app.user.loggedIn()){app.navigation.signOutButton.visible = true} So computer programming, is super simple. If you stick to one...

Math without context is impossible to learn, but math, or programming, or composing, in context of breaking out of poverty seems dirty. For one Humanity should be wise enough to set all the students free from poverty. As it is not really possible to...

As you probably have figured out all the subject divisions are wrong, they exist for the school not for the student. And we need a real-world, source of subjects. Both to adopt it, and expand the list by subtle analogy to existing items. , is an a-OK...

While painting, programming, composing, writing, rhyming, singing, sculpting, building and inventing, all represents real knowledge. It is not just a bag of random random goodies, because they all connect, and reinforce one another. For example, in 3D...

All the schools with threats of bad grades, and being held back. And the need to pay for lunch, and pay attention in classes that the students are not interested in - are super weird. And beyond where military is allowed to recruit teenagers, and colleges...

A sequence problem, as I termed it, is when one thing prevents another. And I find that people with good intentions, often take to repairing problems in the wrong place. When I was little I struggled with understanding my bullies, and later I just couldn...

In the world of programming, troubles are everywhere. And they are huge, I mean like, ridiculous. Above all code is liability, especially if you are a programmer. The less you write, the better. And if you write none, you are guaranteed success. ...

While there is no conspiracy, there is a tendency. This multiplex, prefers we burn books. It prefers, borders, border walls, war. It prefers to destroy minds, by means of prison. And it has a preference, that we all turn our heads. While there are as...

, as it is simple and it comes with a neat tutorial. , . There is no one to make you hurry, or stand over you. By learning bits of programming, you begin remembering that you are smart. Schools trick us into thinking, that we are only as good as our...

We are each unique, and that means we all learn differently. And we learn, from different places. At different speeds, in different sequence. The pace and sequence, are dictated by who we are, what we know. There cannot be, one book that teaches all. ...

I think all people can write computer programs, it is just that programming languages are too simple and raw. This approach uses Flow Based programming, prefixed by an Event Listener. A really good example of flow based programming and processing is your...

I started by learning , and creating a whole box of wallets and dodads that I printed. Then I jumped to to brush up on my Drawing Skills, , I really enjoyed using the Reference Images feature and its impact on color picker. I returned to Blender to learn...

The overwhelming number of liars, makes it so that the world is not led. The world is moving at random, it is all gibberish. But free and open and wise narrated books, is how the world will be fixed in no time. Books held in high esteem, chapter here,...

Drawing it self is very simple, because you begin your practice by means of direct use of reference images. Be it by using graphite paper, pico or wall projector, or reference images in Krita. I highly recommend you get a cheap Pen and Tablet, and use...

Awash with boring topics all day long, I must rise and rise and stray strong. I don’t win every fight, but I won today, alright. See, I started writing about writing a program, already made a cool diagram. Even before I got out of bed, but tell you what...

In a way Visual programming is new, and hardly anyone has a clue. It does not come with a guarantee, that is the biggest problem I see. In the world of programming, which is a loving, and funny, and wonderfully challenging world. There is this huge...

When we are little we learn that the act of taking a toy apart, is also the act of destroying that toy. Subject divisions destroy education, being told what you should be "learning" at any given moment... Actually prevents learning, and forces you into...

I got a fortune cookie once, with the following text: "If you do the same things you've always done, you will get the same things you've always got" This is trivial and almost silly when applied to an individual, but it becomes something else when...

For a while now I have been noticing the delay/echo effect in songs, it was that helped me hear it first. , I never used a delay effect, prior to hearing that. I was replicating it with 16th notes, but it never quite worked. Even in the beginning when...

And to protect education, to make it permanently real, we must remove it from the control of any and all politicians. It may seem like they may not directly influence what is taught, at least in more developed nations - but that is false. Raising tuition...

And such is the world as you see it today, uneducated leaders spewing propaganda to see what will stick and stay. Drifting towards a future they can't foresee, a future where our world simply cannot be free. Are we all so squeezed by poverty, that we can...

There is a couple of interesting , of which looks rather fetching, not to mention the . Visual programming can be amazing, if done correctly, and if it is user friendly, and respectful towards programmers that just want to do their own thing. This is a...

Money, and it is difficult for you to believe that, because . They can’t afford to care, . If they start caring about how you feel, then they will have to that they already sold out for a paycheck. Every grade, less than an A F****G plus, was a lie, it...

When you feel that your thoughts don't add up to much, or end up in circle, or become Swiss cheese it means you need more books. After a while things begin making sense, it is still difficult to navigate, but your thoughts don't run short. You shouldn't...

An enchanted ring, is a ring that cannot be made by the human hand, and the kind of a ring that comes with a silly or strange story. It is about looking incredible, and breaking all the design rules. I recommend working with copper, brass, silver and...

Oh, boy, I don’t feel less of a programmer, I was just exploring the Unit Circle. I never had the opportunity to write screensavers, I always write mighty code, and mighty code generators, Rawr! But, I woke up early morning, as I have been trying to...

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.". While not quite correct, this is one of my favorite High School movie quotes, and a reason why I skipped many a class. I just went, to look around. My...

I hope it is not bad news, when I say, sculpture is more powerful than diamonds. Diamonds are everywhere, but a uniquely sculpted pendant or ring is rare. This is good news for 3D printed jewelry, as it can be shipped directly to the customer. It just...

Blender is a program for making 3D things, 3D game characters, and everything else. The way things are done in the 3D world, is that you start with a 3D primitive like a cube or a sphere. And then you apply modifications, for example you can extrude...

It is not differences that make people disagree, it is what they know, what they internalized, what they inherited. Currently we have decided, to respect those beliefs, no matter what they are so as long as they don't cause immediate harm. But looking at...

Though the younger matter the most, it all matters, because we are one family, but we are also using tools that are cutting us off from making the future a happy and safe place. A lot of the troubles that we can’t solve, we can’t solve because they...

The world is meant to be a safe and happy place, and human beings are not born evil, the worst things you read about on the news, have a very clear explanation. We are tolerating an overwhelming number of errors in our cultures and minds, and it is those...

Upon having sculpted my , I begun pondering what more can be done with little rebuilt artifacts. I came across a really sad story from Pompeii, about being found. There I noticed all the little bits had holes in them, to hang them on necklaces and such. ...

Not everything has to be complicated, the most important thing is to have fun. It is silly to try to learn with having fun, it is actually where medical malpractice comes from. Try as he might - and try not to ponder this too much, but your doctor would...

As humanity rises, the little audio school will explain everything important about who we are and our aims. In every language, for free. As we face old mistakes and new challenges, we need a better, more reliable, and a more beautiful introduction to...

We should try to extend the ancient or medieval art styles, even if just to understand them better. This is a kind of look into history, and while you are designing, a to pick a random example, learn a little bit about that used to occupy what is Romania,...

Please don’t get discouraged because of strange geometry things, it is an invitation, and so is manual modeling, and even wondering if 3D is something that you actually care for. It is all supposed to be just a beginning, you are to demand an infinity to...

I think to become a writer, we have to become unafraid. So that we can write freely, openly and without critics. And that requires, that we set something up to start. A website for cat people, who talk about caution and wisdom. Or a website, with crazy...

I compared my manually modeled work, with the procedurally generated one - and it is superior. If all you have to do is move a slider, to go from memory card holder to a jewelry box, then it is superior. When you are manually modeling, you are working on...

Lack of real education, has been behind wrong doing in every nation. Education is our most important invention, our only means of crime and war prevention. Let us set students free, form all the world’s poverty. Let us end poverty and all the charades,...

I made a series of neat discoveries, and so as long as I keep it short, I think it is OK to share my most fanciful one. Though I want to give an honorable mention to the runner up, my second best idea is to keep Math Configuration and Geometry...

I always have something to say, usually spend thinking about it the whole day. But sometimes when 10PM comes about, I decide to back out. I figured I’d write about programming, today, then I thought better of it, and muttered, “No Way” So it turns out...

I just figured out how to identify locations of parts of a cube, you have to . A point is a really primitive idea, and it does not show up in the finished product. But it serves as a very valuable anchor, a point is just X,Y and Z, also called a vector. ...

There is a lot more to come, because the more that Humanity creates. The more room there is, for growth. It is almost the same, with what we create within ourselves. If you allow yourself, to suspend the pursuit of grades, diplomas, and other approvals....

It begins within, and it leads outside of the culture you are born into. There is an ever evolving universal culture, but any question of border. Will only ever lead the world back, and the world is meant to advance. At the very least, so that it does...

Times are going to change within the next hundred or two hundred years, we are just beginning to understand that there are nations that are ran by crime families. Under the stress of Climate Change and all the things that come along with it, these fantasy...

Let me tell you something about my superhero belt, you know the little hinge that makes the belt compartments open. Yeah, I can tell my computer program, how many hinging units my hinge has. Just in case some of my superhero belt compartments, need...

Humble beginnings in a fancy doodle, a smiley face, or a neighborhood poodle. And then you take to your first pen creation, and get caught by a teacher to a standing ovation. So as long as you push towards your first reference, and make copy by graphite...

I just completed my first programmed wallet, and it is simple and great. Before creating the final version, I realized, I don’t really want the credit cards to have a whole millimeter clearance. Even though I should have left it alone, I set the...

It turned out that the printer required for printing wax, that then can be surrounded by a casting medium (plaster)... Fired in an oven to remove wax, and filled with molten metal such as Pewter or Silver, or even Gold. Costs a bit less than a regular 3D...

People talk about Mr. Sagan, . Others like me; want Mr. Vonnegut to return, and I want Mr. Hitchens, and Sir Robinson, Mr. Bukowski, and Miss Rand to return too... somehow. Life is too short, to be this unfair. But that is not, the right way to think. ...

School is a great way to learn about corruption, lies, and what shared fantasies look like. Just like everyone used to believe in fairy tales, now everyone believes, that you can learn things that aren't interesting. Whatever you can learn this way, is...

Programming 3D objects is as important, as Digital Painting, and Music Composition, and Programming. And combined with a 3D printer, in less than gadzillion hours you get to hold your creation in your hand. And that is one hecking reward, for learning a...

You don’t start from scratch, you start by making a circle the size of the ring. And that becomes the foundation, on top of which you attach all the decorations. It is like a rail, onto which you slide ring bits. The way you start programming, on top of...

I really wanted to create, something that fancy people won’t hate. But I only came up with sausage earrings, each with tiny delicate wings. Which is sooo bad... that it is good, I came up with an original idea, as I should. But why would anyone wear...

A dream of creating a real open and free World School, that can help humanity converge on functional and powerful wisdom. In centuries past people didn't know to learn, and today we don't know to grow all the way up. The difference between a cheerful...

"The only thing you have to fear is fear it self", holds true for growing all the way up. Like the power of endurance, which just takes a couple of years. And demand that we gradually increase, the workout load and complexity. We have many superpowers,...

All the complicated things, are easy when broken all the way down. Digital painting is easy, as you stop trying to finish the painting... And instead, focus on the steps in the process. Each step can be done well or badly, doing something badly does not...

You may already have a computer, but that is not good. You need a computer for learning, you can get the pre-assembled $100 . There are , and you will need a cheap $70 monitor, I recommend you get two cheap monitors. Or you can get the , (not 400). ...

Truth and authenticity, are a pre-requisite for Greatness. Your children must become Great Beings, with Authenticity, Wisdom, and their Uniqueness. Public schools are a new invention, they are no longer moving towards education. They have been made into...

Baroque is one our greatest inventions, but somehow it has been forgotten. Baroque means Extremely Ornamental, basically lion heads, flowers, vines and doodads everywhere. It is notable that the school explanation is so bad, that it serves as evidence...

This is all between you and me... The first time I saw the sea, I muttered "are you freaking kidding me" I didn't speak English yet, but we all have a way of saying it. I felt betrayed, that this experience was delayed. I was only about eight or so, I...

It is hard to catch up with everything, once High School screws you over. And it is such a scam that people will give you a loan, so as long as they are guaranteed to get it back with interest. High School and College, are not the way they should be. ...

Real education is about, entering the class of learning. Documentaries are great, so as long as they are built on facts. Worlds most beloved books, are better. As they are loved, for their wisdom. Narrated Books are probably better, and you can’t go...

When they have something interesting to 3D print. a lot of former Europeans camp-out by their printer to squint. It is a kind of lovely robot love, that they don’t want to get rid of. Monitoring the new 3D printer tech, is a fun as watching a Cute...

Your first and foremost obstacle is the liar, also sometimes called an evil person, or hacker in the vile sense. Above all know that the lairs do what they do, out of illness; their minds have long unraveled. We may speak of how they want treasures, or...

You can't make a piece of jewelry, for piece of jewelry's sake. Every design, must have a story. And you can't create the story, for piece of jewelry's sake. However, not all stories, must be written out on paper. Paintings, too tell sties, for example...

Personally, I hope that as I get better at art, all parts of my paintings will have their own little masks. A visor on a knight’s helmet, a hand, both shoes, are all a good mask candidates. A knights helmet benefits from several masks, one for the visor,...

Value or DARKENESS CONTROL, is in deed a thing, especially once you start creating multi-character scenes. You will have to make sure that all shadows, match up, that hings are not too light here, and too washed out there. Color, is a similarly sized...

We are all artists, and powerful learners, it takes hours to paint realistic things. And it almost takes no effort, to navigate complex concepts as if they were a city. Take a selfie, or a photo of a friend. And just use a projector in traditional art,...

There are no rules in art, because rules cause harm as they box the artist in. Creating art, is like walking around a city. It is meant to be interesting, and it must not be pre-planned or on some schedule. Real Education is somewhat similar to art, in...

There is nothing fancier than Art, and it is never too late to start. And creating your own art, is a sure way to become super smart. And all you need to start, is your heart. If you are not sure what to create, take a picture of a fat cat that just ate...

When drawing on the computer, or tracing a real pencil sketch... Use a very thin brush, as think as you can go. Because when coloring a circle for example, you simply use the contiguous selection tool... With a grow setting, so that the selection that...

Before you know it, you’ll build a scene you will wish to photo-manipulate, sketch, illustrate, and paint. It will be something cute an funny, and extremely relaxing to work on. Photo manipulation, actually includes painted elements. Here you are...

The Queen Of Queens who never Bows To Kings, and a keeper of all the doggie things. She who united squirrels, dogs and cats, and to this day encourages them to wear tiny little hats. It is a golden age of pet fashion, and all should dress with a passion....

There actually is, a good use for drawing . Where you draw a face model on your source image, mark all the distances, and make all the relative measurements. And then repaint the super-simplified model again, but this time on your empty canvas. This...

The secret of good art is Laughter, make your friends and classmates laugh. Use the Warp Transform Tool in GIMP, but keep hardness and strength low. You want to make gradual changes, aim to revisit areas of the face multiple times, be gentle. With a...

What comes next may sting a little, as it may include an attack from other artists. Practicing on photos, is only as step away from using GIMP's Warp Transform, to beautify your source photos, photos that you MUST now take yourself. As using that as...

Digital Painting is such a wonderful thing, that it will let you start with Hyperrealism. What an amazing gift, learning by painting perfect portraits on day one. Use Open Source Krita, and . Get a $40-$70 pen and tablet, preferably with the pen tilt...

You must use photo reference, at least at first, or you will get stuck, our brains use some extra processing for faces. You can’t just copy a face on a canvas, because you are not seeing the person correctly. Similar thing happens with the moon when it...

It is 95% of a digital painting, it is a major part of fast painting technique. The word value in art, means the darkness or brightness of a color. So shadow and light, It is a study of shadows, mid-tones, light, and highlights. Someone chose the world...

Sorry, the weather won't turn, until after, the Groundhog gets his tax return. Our Dear Groundhog Leader, may be a mind reader. All hail, the Beautiful Groundhog, the leader of all, from human to dog. Like Santa he maybe able to hear your every thought,...

Please no more war, no more imaginary borders. Poverty makes it hard to see, and not everybody notices. If you were born to a different place, your religion, intelligence, and level of safety would change. All those things that change, when you are born...

Face recognition, sometimes photos don't capture the right angle. When we know someone personally, we recognize them based on a series of angles. In a photo, we only get one angle. And what is worse, lenses can distort the face even more. As well as...

There are as many directions, as there are artists. And each painting is a gateway, to a new story that must be told. It isn't just the story though, but also how it is told. Be it night and moonlight, or mountains and mist. Or maybe sunlight, on a...

I freehand painted a blue nose, and I got pretty gosh darn close. The nose did not look like a cucumber. So twenty portraits must be a magic number. It was actually easy to sculpt, and it came out without a fault. Still, at the end of the day, freehand...

I don’t know what got into me today, as I arrived home from the gym... Even before, I got out of my car... I already searched for, “digital painting glowing eyes”. I was recently looking at fantasy art, and everything is glowing in their world. So I...

There are low level languages, and high level languages. In a low level language, you talk to a hard drive in a way that hard drives like to be talked to. In a high level language, you open a Desktop Window with a simple bit of code. High level...

The school taught, artists... Are forced to think that using original colors is wrong. And they call this beautiful invention, color picking. They don't see the beauty, of the process. The light coming through the lens, the microchip and being captured...

Abandon sketches, think in layers, and strategist layer after layer. For example, face, body, and a basic background, form three layers. The magic of building paintings, begins the moment you look behind your first character. It maybe an idea to hold...

Two days of painting, two days of resting, a new painting every four days, for about 75 I am only showing sixteen here, because every time I look at , it snows. I don’t feel welcome in the art community, and I got banned from one forum already. I said ...

You definitely don't want to stand for it, cause this one takes a little bit. If something goes wrong, delete, try again, and stay strong. Hair is not painted with a hair brush, you actually use the air brush. You don't need to get each and every hair,...

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win” - Sun Tzu. The creation of an expensive series of paintings, is a multi-step process. It begins with creation of a theme, for a series of...

Not all art sessions, take lots of preparation. Creating digital ink sketches, takes a minute per sketch. Line art can be just as magical, as impressionism. There is nothing to stop line art from perfectly capturing a face. But playing with the sun and...

Preface: All are welcome to this technique, even those who angrily object to it. If you are one of those individuals, and don't like using reference tools, start with a free hand sketch, and a color study. But please don't use the color theory, or grids,...

Yes, the paintings are kind of incomplete, but not the kind where portraits are distorted. The incompleteness of impressionism, is found in areas like the corner of the eye. It usually takes three minutes to sort things out in there, but with...

Art is sensitive to light and color as well, painting on a well calibrated monitor... Can look slightly off, on a coffee shop laptop. And when you take your art, to the local photo printing booth... You may find that the shadows in the painting do not...

Today, I gave myself , and I am not happy with what I created. I am pretty sure if you do a 20 minute speed painting session, you are not going to be too happy either. However, how...everrr... Speed painting is important especially, when using a semi...

A stranger I overheard mentioned that in war we all lose, and a boy energetically sprung up to the conversation, and said: "What do you mean, we won the second World War, and we couldn't afford to lose." So how is it that in war both sides lose, and yet...

Above all, painting real faces is precious, especially when you make someone smile. Or better yet, when you make them the star they are. Wherever you go, distort their face as little as possible. While painting a photo, is a wonderful thing. Photos are...

Humanity, is a baby. Humanity can only grow, when people grow. And to grow, does not mean a little bit. It means all the way, until you become a great being. You will need powerful books, written (and preferably read) by fine storytellers. Normally,...

I set my brushes aside some years ago, and muttered “There has got to be a better way to do color”. I like tradition, and I appreciate color theory, I know it very well from programming generators of color swatches and themes. And I was ready to grab a...

This is a question that should only be answered by example, because by creating a definition you will enable liars to manipulate unsuspecting students. I will give you a definition anyway, but only for this poem's sake, and I didn't even try to put any...

Teachers could teach for real, but that's just not the deal. They are there to follow, slowly turning hollow. Selling out for perks, that is how the world works. Teenagers shouldn't tolerate this, or they’ll end up in the same abyss. Nor should new...

Art loves you so much, that it instantly helps you with everything you need. Just stretch your reference image over the entire canvas in Krita, and you have perfect shape and color reference. This beautiful first step, instantly makes you an artist. ...

This exercise still relies on reference images, positioned over the entire canvas. But , not exactly necessary, but it takes no effort, and it is very fun. And then a shadow layer, which will require colorization. Follow something like the and possibly...

My $2 macro lens arrived today, I attached it to my phone camera, and took a good look at a peanut I was about to eat. It took me a second to mutter the words Macro Photogrammetry, and a new project was born, just like that. While I pounced into art for...

Everything beyond Hyperrealism, is a delicious problem. Your road, is your own. You can dive directly into Photogrammetry, and base your next portrait on a 3D model. Or You can open up your reference photo in GIMP, and adjust the color temperature. Or...

There are three important points in today's fast paced world of art, question the teachers, embrace using reference images over full canvas, and make use of 3D models. One, on the subject of teachers, I will say that Art does not need computers, and a...

If I know anything about Summer, this year it will rear it self like a plumber. She'll moon us with the heat of night, and I'll bet the moon will be twice as bright. Already the ducks are quacking, and squires dug their nuts up are busy cracking. Geese...

Maybe, it was the digital camera, that started the change. Just being able to take a photo, and quickly use it as digital painting reference transformed art. Today, using image reference tool under the Open Source Krita, allows for tracing the shape and...

The Cat Pea Technique is working as well as it should, and I just now found a . Here a person is tracing the shapes of musical instruments, through a transparent reference image. I don't know if it is mentioned that the color picker tool, will pick...

Everyone of us has the responsibility to stand for truth, to stand authentic, and un-freaking-breakable. "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." If we allow ourselves to get broken, then three will be no future. Don't...

You see what broken schools do, they close the minds of men. So tightly, that their world is a world of fantasy, the language they speak is pictorial. It contains words born of TV, snippets of scenes. They are easily threatened, and they can easily let...

Our powers wait for the flame to brighten, so that they may enlighten. We are all as creative and powerful as it gets, but we have to grow so that our elder selves have no regrets. We have to be heroes too, we must always stand strong and true. Heck, we...

I feel I need to learn more about music, but I also sense that what I am missing are techniques. These are paths of things in a sequence, and they will produce interesting results. These paths are similar to Hyperrealistic portrait stylizations, they are...

Though art was always near, and all intentions seemed dear. The world gives into in broken things, and when change comes it is tied by strings. Teachers forget what their students were like, and once they graduate even students forget to strike. It...

That schools are broken is one terrible thing, you are meant to stand far above that. You are meant to be more than just self educating, you are meant to be powering up, all that is all too human. It doesn't even matter what is coming, you are to learn...

Good programmers are a bit scared of new things, so let us frighten the heck out of them. As you know, you can add a new page to Wikipedia any time, though moderators will delete it, the Wiki will let you. The WikiWiki is a marvelous invention, and it is...

As my bullies were getting worse and worse, there was some kind of religious ceremony I had to go through. I have no idea what it was, but it was really important. We were forced into confessionals, and confess sins. I had to lie, because I didn't have...

The world needs a platform, where people can request portraits. To get things moving a user uploads an image and sets a budget, then artists compete to win. And of course each artist has a store, where users can request paintings. The competition, is a...

In order for the world to permanently get better, we all have to come together. Our unity is what seals the deal, our unity makes it real. Nothing works for long, because we got everything wrong. The leaders can't lead the world, because the world is...

Please understand that Superpowers are... real, but the real ones are a magnitude more profound than the stuff in the comics. Hyperrealism or Fantasy Art is a superpower, and so is selling your art, selling creations that come from your heart. Teaching!...

All the big changes that take but one step, might have already happened, what humanity needs now requires multiple steps. As I write this, the wold is experiencing a Pandemic, and a renewed threat of Nuclear War. Wold leaders are calling for return to...

Oh my misshapen butterfly, I am so glad you can still fly. You didn't want to come out right at first, as if I had crooked hands that were also cursed. Everything I did looked flat, like someone took a shoe, and splat! I sat there thinking about you,...

Unless we actively press for the advancement of Human Kind, we will discover that we are regressing. Like a ball kicked up a hill, we will eventually make make our way back. It takes three decades to catch on, this is longer than most people care to pay...

Paintings have a truly unique power, they can and should beautifully present things... That do not normally occur in the real world, that you can't just snap a picture of. I am currently working on a group of silly animals, who are not in proportion to...

Our greatest inventions, have been nothing short of our most beautiful poetry. And so I dreamed up a museum, and entered to see most magnificent works of art. Each one was priced at, 3.5 million dollars which is very little. As these were works of art,...

You know how people make collages, by very carefully cutting out pieces of magazines? This allows them to put a house on a woodland background, and then a person wearing a suit in the foreground, and then a face on top of that person, from somewhere else....

We know schools are such an important thing, that every child in the world goes to school - just like that. We correctly see schools as part of growing up, we see denying schools as a horrible crime. Our vision falters beyond that point, because we don't...

Learning life is of utmost weight, we must all learn to navigate. You can do it in real life: by means of strife. Or in the world of art, by slowly rising to become smart. No one will tell you this, but life-advice is hit and miss. And life is far to...

Stretching reference images over the entire canvas, making them transparent and using them as shape and color reference is awesome. It is a powerful idea, that can have you selling your paintings in no time. It is a perfect start, of your perfect art. ...

> I research everything. > I find reference for everything that I do. > I don't do anything just from my head, > although that's where it all starts. ❤️ > > -- Heather Theurer -...

Fantasy worlds create beautiful, sometimes scary stories. But there is more to it, because as you find comfort in creation of realistic portraits. You will surely ponder a new direction, search for things that can enhance your art. Adventures into the...

Pixels are simple little transparent creatures, and they don't really have many features. For one, they have no hair, and are totally square. They sure love a good meal, and it is always a big deal. For, they eat color to survive, and usually live in a...

Photo Realism pays the bills, practice and repetition help you master painting. But your portfolio, quietly tells your story. Photo realism is a good start, but you are infinitely more. You tower over Leonardo, look at Mona Lisa after you finish one of...

I think the first step should always be an Art Portfolio, because businesses that sell art online for you, will ask to see it. And I think it should be consistent in some way, it should say: "This is what you can expect from me." You should start simple,...

I am sitting at home, waiting for Spring to come. Not sure what I will do on the first day, but I hope it arrives without delay. Though I know a year is born on new year's day, I think of first day of Spring a the true birthday. It is tough to wait for...

You know how down at the CPU level, you have talk in ones and zeros, XOR and AND. We created a nicer languages above that, like C, where you can nest functions. You can have an UPSERT function, that contains INSERT or UPDATE functions. If data in...

Digital painting in Krita, with or without the reference image stretched over canvas, will have you memorize eye structure in 3 sessions across a week or two. Memorization will occur automatically as you practice your portraits. ...

It is one of the best things that can happen to you, because then you are stuck with your beautiful art portfolio. Even if you deleted your art portfolio, you can't wash away the fact, that you are an artist, now. You have your portfolio, and a dream of...

Realistically speaking, abstract art will not sell as well as realism. Your customers are going to be newly wed couples, lonesome strangers with unspeakably magnificent taste... And fur kids, or rather, fancy pet owners. I hate to say it, but if you...

Once you see that Artistic Realism is within reach, that it is a system of things not a talent. You can get together with your schoolmates, and begin building an Art Academy. Be careful not to charge students up-front tuition, a real school teaches for...

While colors can be stylized, and in some ways made better. It is best to start with true colors, and add the enhancements later. The enhanced color palette, can rest on a separate layer. Thus allowing for multiple color themes, to exist in one file. ...

Art has finally forced me to rest a little while, I still did a quarter of a realistic painting today. A realistic continuation of the Lady and Her Dog, but at a much slower pace. Using Reference Images Tool, as a tracing and color guide. By stretching...

It has been three weeks since I drew the Hoistu Cat, and last week I added the realism component that makes lowbrow so fascinating. I think the biggest lesson that I have learned is to keep things simple, the absurd can quickly get out of control. It is...

There is art that is meant for Galleries and Museums, but also there is simpler and smaller art, that is for business. It is probably not a lot of money, but it will pay for healthy snacks, and an occasional doodad-thingamajig. Which brings us to the...

Art is something we all adore, but it has always been at war. The greatest creators, and machine inventors. Versus the Free Hand, who call machines contraband. Renascence was born of machines, born to impress Royal Queens. But, no one ever says...

I was getting around to painting my favorite gym photo, but I still had a problem with painting eyes. So I felt like I needed one more practice test, I remembered "Reddit Gets Drawn" from my days of I will never draw like that... And while I am not a fan...

I worry that my first poem is not enough to announce that gateways to art, have opened to all now - there are no more barriers left. Maybe, probably, it is the first thing everybody learns at the Art Academy - but they don't seem to share. This isn't...

Somehow male and female faces each have their own caricature. Ladies have bigger eyes, smaller, (though not shorter) noses, and small lips, and they are squished together towards the bottom. Germs on the other hand have their eyes bigger, noses shortened...

Off the top of my head I can think of, Krita's Reference Image Picking, , , , , , and . All of this techniques, are beautiful and ingenious - and they are art. Krita, has a feature called Reference Images Tool, and when you stretch a reference image over...

The thing to do is to learn for real, learn things that provide results despite education's faults. There is something rotten within the state of school, and that is just not very cool. They should teach you programming and digital art, doing anything...

It would be so nice if we could hope to repair High School, but there is too much paperwork, and far too many broken promises. The minds of the Students and the younger generations, are far too precious to even consider staining with ineffective education...

All the tutorials show you how, some mention how many sittings (or painting sessions). But few tell you that you just paint one part a day, and sometimes you shouldn't even finish. The aim must never be to paint a Mona Lisa, but rather to have a...

Years ago, in my Art adventures, I'd put on the classy and drive to the Biggest Bookstore I found. Looking at pencil drawing tutorials, taught me the importance of creating Art Books. And looking thorough reference graphics for designers, was as...

I will introduce you to a clock, that you can use as a measuring stick. I will show that Universal Income, and Real Education solve the problems you will soon face. And I will ask you to stage a protest, and build a real school, where people can learn...

Hey, you may not need extra tights, for the coldest wintry nights. Because there is something you can get, and it is called: Electric Blanket. It is one of our greatest inventions, and it always deserves extra mentions. So, if it is that winter cold...

There is a strange animal that kind of speaks, and it is in charge of Winter ... usually wanting six more weeks. It's thoughts do not usually run very deep, he merely wants winter so that he can sleep. Truth be told, he looks as tired, as old. And he is...

An Art Show is a few days, of where you make your art speak. You can make it yell, you can make it whisper. You can make it relevant, or it can be totally retro. Please, understand, being shy is beautiful. And you will be beautiful, for being shy. ...

Mona Lisa is a great teacher, the portrait is very simple and friendly. Leonardo does a great job showing us, the essentials without sacrificing beauty. The more time you spend with Mona, the more inviting copying her will seem. As the saying goes, eyes...

The name of species is crowned with the word: wise, as in Wise Beings. Wisdom separates us, from all the other animals. Without wisdom we are almost lost, we are forced into confusion, and reliance of most basic skills. Throughout history, it was well...

Sometimes it feels like the whole world is against you, and in a way that is true. But when you don't know what to do, let Mona Lisa Come to you. Get a and learn , , , , and to use an , speed thy slowly, and don't let the world force you to become a...

Each time you learn something new, new ideas will come and find you. And I would venture, that most times artist learn by adventure. They work on their thing, and when done new ideas spring. And they keep going round and round, until all the ideas are...

A pipe is a connection between two programs, and through that pipe, we send an object that is altered to serve some final purpose. Imagine you checking email, you create a pipe between your computer and the email server. And then you send a request...

Wherever you go there you are, but you must also grow. It will be the new you, the you that is most true to you. Therefore, wherever you go, you will grow. You always grow, and you grow faster the more you know. Do not stop, do not let anybody or...

Programming is still not for everyone, the tools are still to primitive, and all to incomplete. But progress is being made, and things are changing for better. There is this very interesting program called Node-RED, it it hard to appreciate it for what...

I am deeply embarrassed to say that I finished ホイスト (Hoist[o]), this is my first Pop Surrealist work of art. I am so embarrassed about the underwear situation, that upon waking from my nap, I said: "No, I am more mature than this." But since my nap, I've...

The more we try, tinker, fail, create, the faster we learn. Out biggest obstacle, is people forcing us to do something else. But our minds, do not work that way. Once we find something interesting, we have to understand it. This understanding, will...

There is a huge problem in product creation: a lot of products come with expiration dates. And we are not talking about fruit here, but some of the biggest product ideas that exist today. Apps for phones, Themes for websites, even Electron Desktop...

This is a pretty important idea, so I'll leave the flourish for another poem, here I will rapidly describe an emergency school that works. I will however caution that this school helps students earn money, and that parents, teachers, tutors and everyone...

There is a number of curious superpowers we all share, though many may may not be fully aware of them. Some of the powers that we are aware of, seem useless until put in proper context. The following is a short list of observations, that I made this...

People know schools are fake, real companies will look for . You will not gain any Exceptional Abilities, in High School or College. And it is crazy to view college as proof, that someone can soldier through their chores. If they are brainless chores,...

One moment you're merely curious about silly art, and the next you are a Pop Surrealist for life. Not only do your paintings call to you, but the galleries can't stop calling too. No art more fascinating than Low Brow Art, has been invented, because no...

We face many problems, that unfortunately can't be fixed. We can't bring back tigers after they are gone, we can't do anything after a Nuclear War. We can't remove corruption from politics, because it permeates it, because it is politics. While these...

You can draw, look at the things in my drawing, it is all super simple. We are all Artists, and it is very important FOR OUR HEALTH that we create art. You are sure to create countless works, there is an organization principle that will help you keep...

In the beginning find your own self, remember to be the Elf and not the shelf. Don't just instantly run out the door, don't go sky diving, do something you adore. Try fighting Matadors, and tearing open the stable doors. Save oppressed creatures, maybe...

comes from Middle English, and means Ennobling Deeds, or Noble Great Achievements. To simplify it and put it in normal language, sans ways of thinking and noble pursuits; it means Class. In High School it means not lying , not fighting, only only...

The word books is similar to the word humans, it is a very general label. Nobody seriously says I don't like humans, likewise, no one should ever say I don't like books. Those are silly things to say, in fact they are meaningless statements. There is...

With the brand new winter air, exercising is Spring is without compare. Day by day we get to see Spring spring, until the season is in full swing. This may come as a surprise, but Spring may even decide your exercise. Bicycling, dancing, jogging, hiking...

Running on ice, just isn't very nice. I tried it thrice, and it was not very wise. Once I slid so far, I felt like an ice skating star. It is best not to roll the dice, and avoid running on ice. Patches of ice on a sidewalk are particularly bad, that's...

Your parents should not think of school as a babysitter, they need to care about you learning for real. They should care, if school is working of not. Merely getting through it, will rob you of knowledge. , real graduation requires real knowledge. If...

You must not let the world convince you, that you are not a Brilliant Genius. In fact, the definition of Brilliance and Genius, is hinged upon you not letting anyone to take either from you. If you need a bit oh help, Einstein wasn't smarter, and neither...

Music is not something you learn, it is something you unleash. Forget music theory, invent your own thory. Lmms will get you started, take the , and hit the can! I consider cans to be bell like instruments, or cymbals, and I think it is a good idea to...

As the inventor in me purrs along, pondering a little song. I am inventing new thingamabobs, and redesigning all my door knobs. I must say, the wallet design number 40, is starting to look pretty sporty. Design is extremely technical, but comes out...

Becoming a Philosopher, is an important part of learning and growing up. And you are certainly, not supposed to wait for your golden age. Golden Age has it own wisdom, the philosopher in you starts when you start. Three are many heights to climb, and...

We must not forget about broken schools we've been to, we did not yet graduate. The school was fake, and so was the graduation. Humanity is being held back, by children raised in a different time. And taught in schools so broken, as to be effective fake...

Albert Einstein once said, "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." In context of education, this quote hints on existence of invalid lectures, lectures that can't teach. Think about your Math education, because for almost...

Lesson One, The . Putting heat sinks on the microchips, and sticking everything into the enclosures. Booting into Debian Linux, and playing with the command line. The PI represents endless possibilities, and lessons. It calls to you to , it is really...

In the morning I came up with this beauuuuutiful idea for the video book chapter, and it was one of those branching chapters full of colors. I got out of my bed, ready to start my day. And oh my gosh, it turned out, my amazing idea; was just an empty...

Shuffling is a bit like jogging but slow, it is like walking fast with a touch of go! And there is something you should know, about shuffling in the snow. So as long as you dress up like an Eskimo. it is an amazing exercise no matter the tempo. ...

This strange poem is not really about fixing old plumbing, it is about the power of design. I don't particularly need a lion head tub handle, but I am speechless about what a wonderful way to further my 3D modeling skills this is. When there is nothing...

For days I wanted to write a poem, about becoming smart. Because a world leader who is responsible for education, and a failure, called uneducated and unvaccinated people idiots. People protect what little they know, the correct path forward is to...

Upon my afternoon shower, I discovered it lost power. I found with a with a frown, that the water would neither go up nor down. The knob was spinning around, making a cute little sound. I got it working again, But I cam make it better - of yes I can. I...

I returned from the gym, rested my legs a tiny bit. And discovered it started snowing, right after I came back home. There was an inch of snow, on the ground already. How did I miss this, ridiculous. I already had most of my gear packed, but I still...

I know you are going to laugh, but let me say it anyway. The locomotive horn, has been bulling me since third grade. There were trains by my , so I heard the horn way before. But, it wasn't until in third grade, that I found I had quite enough - thank...

When I was 3 or 4, I found out about squirrels. But also, that they don't want to have anything to do with me. Even so, in my mind, they are still the fastest and loveliest creature on earth. And this Christmas, I bought them four bags of peanuts and...

I was beginning my daily adventure, by heading out whichever way on the I-275 Bicycle Trail. There is this one steep hill that climbs over the tracks, I remember well how I had difficulty rolling all the way up. I've noticed a couple of new fitness nerds...

Bicycling, Jogging, Backpacking, and Day Hiking at a nice location, is a nice way to become and stay fit. I recently came across an article that mentioned, dancers practice for five hours per day. It is hard to start a fitness journey, by dancing for...

My classy ski mask and lightweight bag arrived today, and though it wasn't too cold I took them out for a test run. It was dark by the time I got ready, but I had a wonderful time. My dancing helped me become a tiny bit more flexible, and this helps me...

Across the last two days, I have put in a cautious six miles in 34 and 24 degree Fahrenheit weather. I am in the middle of a small study of sample of one, testing a crazy simple idea. Is it better to jog... in Winter, or Summer? The answer is Winter, it...

This course is based on the pricey "" series of 12 audio books, I selected it because it is well written by competent writers, and read by Charlton Heston. This is a beginning, and what better start, then the most powerful and famous Philosophers. I will...

Among many other curious things, you develop, a Fossil Fancy, at Nordhouse. Because after a couple of weeks, it feels like you did it all. You are never bored, but Nordhouse is always so interesting, that you are always searching for more. No matter...

A sketch is a question about your source image, how will it look like, how is the light, how does it scale. But sketching is also a great way, to create many fancy drawings. Art, this day an age, begins with a cute original photo that you took. ...

In mere forty six days, and to everyone's praise... This year, Punxsutawney Phil, will crawl out of his hole with chill. And predict early spring, .... I wonder what this Spring, will bring. Maybe it will be a Spring of art, and many works will have...

Drawing is not something you try to learn, drawing comes automatically as you work on your comics. It won't take very long before you are doing free hand panels, but don't start with drawing. Because art, will only give you what you want, if you give it...

My growing up was strange and abstract, hardly anything on TV made real sense. And my comics were complicated and nuanced, and I never had all the issues, just questions. I think the TV shows where I come from aim to be strange, because I still don't...

It is not possible to learn within a preset time period, nor is it possible to learn following some curriculum. Even in self education we can't expect to just finish a subject on time, we may need to stop for several weeks, for any number of reasons. ...

Wisdom is a multiplier of Knowledge, and you will not learn it in a College. While it is unfair, to compare. A Philosopher needs adventure and thought, not training, while a Doctor must memorize without complaining. Wisdom will help a good Doctor truly...

When all your ideas are beginning to flow, and you create, as you go. When carried upon creativity's wings, and synthesizing new things. And when you are glad, to remember to carry a notepad. When you rise too all the challenges, no matter what the...

Perhaps bicycling on ice, isn't always nice. But if there is some snow, then you should totally give it a go. Just get a backpack and a thermos of tea, and set yourself free. And if bicycling is something you don't like, then get a fat tire bike. They...

This here is a ballad, about the invention of a new kind of salad. My invention begun with rediscovery of fruit, that it makes any vegetable taste good. After many years of research and relaxation, I hereby list the ingredients in celebration. The most...

The opposite of employment isn't unemployment. It's freedom. -- G.K. Chesterton, writer, philosopher, and art critic. World Peace, is about wisdom. We need a new international bank, an upgrade to the way individual beings use money. The bank card has a...

All adventures big or small are real treasures, and there is no such thing as a silly adventure. Plus, we really have to hang on to our talents, and practice from time to time to stay sharp. This makes us really beautiful, as we circle around our little...

Art is more, because it's unconstrained. A great man once said that out final freedom, is to choose how we face the inescapable. But art shows that there is infinitely more, because our ability to dream is infinite. Art is the way to make dreams last,...

There are three types of schooling, Organized Education, Home Schooling, and Self Education. Self education is the only one that is not broken, as the student learns in the sequence that matches their existing knowledge an at a pace they are comfortable...

Institutions are interested in numbers, as they can easily argue that extreme abstractions and fantasies hold real data. Do not be tricked, do not allow yourself to be manipulated by people who do not care about your education, but only their creepy...

Originally I spent hours inside hinges and tiniest details, I created many wallets that ended up looking too ordinary. I spent a little bit making wallets out of thin modular layers, but as fun as it is to put it together... boring. Finally, I arrived at...

Too many things are completely broken, and almost everything is slow and over programmed. Internet is meant to be a simple and useful thing, the data is there but the user interface is not. , , and are good examples of the much needed simplification. ...

Many will say that it is not possible to become an artist, without the mastery of color - this is not true. The early painters experienced this, sometimes they'd start with a black and white painting. , with a see trough transparent color over the parts...

It is not easy to figure out if you are an inventor or not, and it is all to easy to judge ourselves by lack of ideas. Personally, I believe we are all inventors, but I know a lot of people have their curiosities elsewhere. , . While inventing does not...

And there it is, we are celestial beings from Milky Way. We are all extremely smart, and the more we learn the wiser we become. Sometimes knowledge comes to us on its own, sometimes we find it on adventures we create. We also learn from others, books...

Once pressured for long enough, students will ask why they need trigonometry if they will never use it. For a student to think that math is useless, is to have already been tricked and convinced that they are not smart enough. Math is taught so wrong,...

When I was little I had a portrait drawn of me, and though it was very nice it didn't capture my face exactly. I am not complaining, I am just saying. This is why I emphasize the need for projectors, and there are three types of projectors. A low tech...

Wisdom is still our best invention, and it is the only road to problem prevention. We have people who refuse to wear a mask and get angry at those who fulfill that task. Others say un-vaccinated shouldn't get a place at a hospital, but both are losing...

Grow, but don't let the world push you, as happiness is meant for you too. Don't worry about grades, the dog and pony show eventually fades. And you wont find much of real knowledge, in college. Just focus on taking classes you like, maybe hope to fix...

Learning is an art, so as long as we learn bit by bit we will become smart. In schools teachers threaten to memorize, but you should always aim to become wise. You need to understand, because you get nothing if you just perform and pretend. You don't...

Be careful as broken people may try to trick you, into becoming other than you really are. The longer they have you in their grasp, the harder it will be to divide who you are and who they want you to be. Our minds are really powerful, and always work to...

Until I came to America I thought Turkey was a nation, then my aunt welcomed us with one, in celebration. I remember it to this day, it had mushrooms and cranberries, and it made us feel like dignitaries. It was the only unforgettable mean I've ever had,...

Let us examine roots and gravity of young wisdom, that which we come across, when we are still children. My first wisdom was in how I faced violence, I nobly took no part in it, I only pushed people back, I never became like they were. And right here, we...

It brings luck, cheer, and wisdom, it is a tiny and inexpensive to mass produce audio player. It just needs a single button, skip, it constantly plays in shuffle mode. The international model is easy to power with a range of batteries, and comes with ear...

I have made one mistake in Art when I begun, I didn't know to start writing an art book, and get it done. This is an idea that I would like to share with you, and I hope that you will share too. So, it maybe that your biggest work of art, is a book that...

Three quarters to go before the new century arrives, and looks for advice in previous century's archives. That bright new generation can't connect with Socrates, time makes it so that they won't be able to understand him with ease. An examined life, and...

Subject divisions in schools are perfectly broken, they reflect nothing about education. A room labeled Calculus, that imbues students with calculus, is a stupid fantasy. It comes into being on the wings of people that either, pretend to have an...

One of the biggest mistakes schools make, is teaching things in a way that requires other things. This is similar to the madness of "Balanced Education", it sounds reasonable, but it is just another crazy thing. When children ask what math is for, that...

I've only tasted knowledge, and I've not heard of a real College. I've been to plenty of schools, and better than most I know their tools. Bullies, Grades, Punishment, Shame, Threat, and above all, Debt. While you remained seated, you have been and lied...

A work of art, will grant great might. By subtle analogy is a fine way to learn, and grow wise in turn. What we gain from art, adds to make us smart. Painting is not just about the masterpiece, it is also about a mind at peace. The song we compose to...

Perhaps our consciousness, comes from a copy of our talent for navigation. Hence the constellations, there are places that we must visit in out thoughts. One of the early ones is why are we here?, we are an element of the infinitely complex universe. We...

I have noticed that low pitched sounds are rare, and high pitched sounds more frequent. In a musical composition Bass Drums, are a lot less frequent than cymbals. I think this observation can be very valuable, to people that just started learning music. ...

Sometime around 8th grade we should be able to program, paint, compose music, and write poetry, and you can kind of see that is what school classes hint on. I can't even imagine what a horrible mess introduction to music composition must be, the the...

Christmas is coming around and internet hackers are buying expensive electronics, Focusing on expensive electronics, is a way of filtering out people that can't afford them. An infected device will will try to hack into other devices on the network, in...

I always enjoyed driving to Nordhouse at night, arriving in Ludington by the morning light. I'd park at the supermarket and nap, and later plan my day with my trusty map. The lake town atmosphere is different somehow, an infinite horizon just makes me...

We must all take to art, do not wait too long to start. But before you get started, know that the world of art is completely uncharted. The only rules that people make, are for their own sake. People that lie about being smart, will try to push you away...

During my first and last internship, a brainless CEO walked up to me and asked. Who do you want to be? what do you want to do. While I still had difficulty speaking, I could have answered. But instead, I mumbled something about cutting paper. The woman...

You may not know until you try, so don't be shy. Think to the funny things that happened to you, and write them down without further adu. A book is just a collection of stories, and you don't even need to divide them in categories. Just make your...

DEF CON (also written as DEFCON, Defcon or DC) is one of the world's largest and most notable hacker conventions, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first DEF CON took place in June 1993 and today many attendees at DEF CON include computer security...

It took 5,000 years for us to understand, that global poverty can only lead to the world's end. At 18, a clever lady without any aid, saved the world in less than a decade. She started buying poverty before the world worsened, for 3.5 million dollars per...

Wisdom is always close, sometimes as close as a snowflake on your nose. But it takes, abut a hundred winter snowflakes. And just about as many narrated books at the library, and perhaps a small dictionary. A hundred snowflakes that beautifully branch,...

, grades and graduations, bite. The integrity of your mind must come first, and you must rise and rise, or you'll end up cursed. What teachers didn't know to tell you, is it is not just knowledge, but wisdom, and your greatness too. Thus, live your live...

Poetically speaking our minds are full of stars, the stars represent things that hold some kind if a meaning for us. Unique curiosities that we each have, are just that kind of thing, a star. There will be some gravity around it, and we will be gently...

Ayn Rand says solve your contradictions, check your premises and convictions. But I think this is just a start, even as a teenager I used to say that life is art. I think it is all about an integrated mind, in which all our knowledge is perfectly aligned...

I am always cheerfully up to something artistic or smart, only for a train to toot the horn and ruin my little art. I lived most of my life next to train tracks, and the loud noise the horn makes, sucks. More than train tracks, the train crossings are...

While the world is still growing up, and is yet to end poverty and stop repeating its own mistakes. The ongoing the disagreements, suspicions, divisions, are just about levels of education. Real schools are hard to build, they may even be impossible. ...

I immediately made New York my home, I even took the subway to the Far Rockaway Beach a couple of times. I felt most comfortable sitting quietly on Brooklyn Bridge, with Lady Liberty as my company. There was an old broken down bench, on the Manhattan...

The Muse Of Astronomy The Muse who presides over eloquence and epic poetry. The Muse of history. Goddess of The Poetry Of Desire Thalia presided over comedy and idyllic poetry. ...

You, along with all the people of Earth, are the only force that can change the future. The best way to connect with everyone one else, is to converge on Wisdom. There will be many challenges in time, and many a fool to hope to mangle the future. Take...

A season of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Inspector Gadget with closed captions, and I started to kind of almost understand what everyone was saying. The first and foremost if for our ears alone, to find the divisions between words in the spoken...

Well mannered Pharmacists everywhere swear, "You need a fluffy tail that you can wear". Nine in ten Dentists - which is to say - those who know what they are doing, say that without tail you shouldn't even think about chewing. All spine and back...

A week before Philosophy finals, where we spent the semester going over Descartes, a boy in the back got up and asked who is this des-cartes guy, mispronouncing Descartes' name. The fraudulent professor was out of the class, but all the students felt...

We fixed it all, in our brilliance we made the necessary leaps forward. But, it was a slow and rough start. We forgot about our brothers and sisters in the poorer nations, children in the streets, people without homes. Poverty was creating addicts and...

You know that scary horror movie you saw as a child? it's coming back the moment you set your foot in the wild. I know "Ha ha" - you say, but just wait until the end of day. Alf, Oompa-Loompas, Aliens, Gremlins, The Freaking Omen, that giant from the...

, as you can't ever be sure when you are. Add it all up together, and try to make it better. Because history moves pretty fast, soon all this will become a distant past. The future will see us forgetting-lessons between generations, and fighting wars...

School or College is an amazing time to read, and on our own we can learn anything, in deed. And if you can learn anything, then you should aim to contain everything. It is one of our perks, and how a universe works. And the more you know, the better...

Avoid complete pre-packaged answers that are often provided in college, and assemble countless tools for thinking to fuel a factory of your knowledge. And don't search for a list of tools for thinking as we can't learn them that way, simply listen or read...

Naked Emperors are, what Naked Emperors do, don't let them fool you. Eventually it all runs its course, and even then they will only rule so long with force. We see this in how Rome met its fate, where wisdom was seen as a crime against state. And there...

The last thing the world needs is more insults, but Teachers need to pay attention to results. Teachers... A negative grade, does not provide aid. It does not motivate, it prevents them from becoming great. Far too many teachers have confused students'...

We learn philosophy layer by layer, first we take what we understand. And upon considering that, we are now able to understand a little bit more. Some philosophers consider, that we may wish to discard the ladder once we are done using it. And even...

Is it always nice to have all the friends, it depends. But you will never regret, advice that you never forget. The most powerful advice I ever got, was from biographies that I bought. Alex The Supertramp taught me, that I . J. Maarten Troost showed me...

The better the flow, the easier the lessons go. Forced education - what a curse, there is nothing worse. On the other hand, learning and having fun is grand. When you are having fun, learning is instantly done. You don't have to memorize anything, you...

The world needs, universal income, world passports, free homes for all families, real schools that produce meaningful results, wise tutors, and free libraries of lectures and beautiful narrated books. In return we ask the younger generations, to lead the...

There are so many things to learn, that once we get distracted we never return. And that is absolutely the right way, self education is totally about play. It means that we just keep learning new things, that we fly with our wonderful wings. And there...

We must try to be cheerful and funny, especially when the weather outside is not sunny. And we have to take care of our joy, no matter what it is that is trying to annoy. And foolishness is an absolute must, though as we grow it is something we refine...

In a great tragedy 25 million years ago, researches reveals we have lost our tails to great woe. Today we can make or buy a tail at a very low cost, and thus not all has been lost. Living 25 million years without a tail was very tough, but today me must...

First, get some rest, because this is not a test. And go on an adventure somewhere, bring a notepad and prepare. Find a nice coffee shop in the middle of some busy town, open your notebook, and write it all down. Always search for the re-donkey-lous and...

There is nothing good to say about the existing system of education, it makes students poor and it makes them feel average and unintelligent... and can at best lead to a crappy office job. The concept of Balanced Education is a Lie, it is a fraudulent...

When schools cut up all the subjects into meaningless timed chunks, average intelligence is all one can hope for. But that is not how real education works, you are not meant to be average, and you are not meant to be like anybody else. When you see...

Each of the three principlas I had knew schools were not working, I think the teachers also knew, they are smart, cunning, and constantly exposed to the system and students. There are also teachers that try to be helpful, both and mention them. But you...

The question of High School vs. One Thousand Narrated Books, will help you doge all the cunning crooks. But the problem is bigger than it seems, because fake education actually robs us of dreams. We just don't know what we could have had, the business of...

Somehow wisdom got replaced with Movies, Drama, and Music, Local Culture, Family Culture, and School. We may see strong personalities, but there is little coherence here. We witness, contradictions, limitations. Humanity's aim is to converge on Wisdom,...

In computer world, the power of infinity is the first lessons we learn. Be it a while(true){} loop, or 10 GOTO 10; The beginning is more than all the superhero stories put together, and the first step forward is nothing short of extraordinary. Some of...

I am starting to think that Superhero belts, are not as silly as they sound. , which is for costumes only. My own design, an extension of the wallet. Will be able to hold credit-cards, phones, car remote, music player, and more. Not to mention the...

Schools are selling expensive fantasies, document it and show the mothers, tell them that you want to gather up the pieces to help others. Tell them that you are going to build a new school, and that you need support and every available tool. Tell them...

(La Liberté Éclairant Le Monde is French for Liberty Enlightening the World) It is unclear if parents understand the way children do, it may not be the blight of indoctrination alone that holds us back. It maybe that children are so much smarter, and...

We have to find a way, to invent every day. Do not fear, invents something beautiful and real. Maybe a costume for Halloween, or Christmas, or even Veterans Day, who can say. You must ask yourself, if you are the elf or the shelf. If you never sung...

(Altered Lyrics example based on Everybody Knows from Justice League and a Sony owned Instrumental rebuilt by Track by T. Schmidt. This is an example of an intermediate step between music composition, and vocals.) Everybody knows the world needs help...

It will all start with a young lady , and keeping an eye on the climate - and what we are doing about both. To put it bluntly, she will say “That’s F-ing Enough.” And this is not an ordinary F-word, this phrase once uttered, is a dreadful phrase. As it...

Step One. I suspect it maybe difficult to just become a writer, I think you must first have something important to say to the world, writing is just kind of the way you say it. Understand what Greatness is and why you need it, Greatness does not make you...

Genius is not meant to stop you or make you feel bad, it is what we become when our pursuits add. When you protect your curiosities from dumb grades and broken school, when you take care to be nobody’s fool... And take to adventures and narrated books,...

Do not overestimate the length of the road you must travel, to reach the point where you are comfortable with how much you have learned. We are magnificent beings, and the wisdom does not come from knowledge alone. You will reach tipping point between...

We all need to start somewhere, and with a place for a comfortable armchair. A laboratory is perfect for that, plus it is a nice place to rest at. A secret laboratory is great, but it can be as small as your 3D printer plate. So as long as you don’t...

High School does not teach very much, but it is going to be OK so as long as you learn on your own. And if you are still looking for a direction, , use and to learn 3D Modeling, Printing, and real product design. Learning on your own is always about the...

My first thought this morning was: explain how programmers make colors with numbers. But then, when I woke up a little bit more, and I though the idea was ridiculous because it is too abstract to explain in text. And when I finally got out of bed, I...

School is not good enough, and after graduation we still need to get a real education. All those happy students on graduation day, how can the schools do this? You probably suspect that your parents are using High School as a babysitter, and your...

If the teacher says “I will be unfair, because of reasons”, you get up and leave because of reasons, head for the library where the real teachers are. You don’t sit there stressing out about some pop-quiz, or something unfair, or fake, or unusual, or...

, it will not be possible to do anything in 30 years. Just like it is not possible to stop a war the day it begins, wars and disasters are prevented 30 years in the past - and that means now. We are the ones, that are supposed to deal with the terrible...

We can't hop all the hoops and hope for best, real life is not just another paper test. We can't go from school to school expecting results, because we can't trust all the adults. Teaching is a job that puts food on their table, that makes it prone to...

"A king may make a nobleman, but he cannot make a gentleman." -- Edmund Burke "A school that is fake, is one that does not a great being make." -- Dr... Meow. So as long as leaders are moving along, generations wont seem that long. Few years here, few...

There are new leaders rising in the world, and they are nothing like the old. It is because of the climate, that they can spot where the liars are at. Today, there are so many mice, and they are not at all, very nice. That all the red flags went up, to...

Who knows why we are born with an ember and not aglow with a fire, why to wisdom me must choose to aspire. Maybe because we are each to light the fire on our own, maybe we need to wait until we are fully grown. Maybe it is just that it is a choice, but...

There cannot exist a Manual Of Life, because each and everyone of us represents a unique story that can’t be summarized. We each make unique decisions, based on our previous experiences. Some years ago, I was called to Jury Duty, and wanting to learn...

Junk DNA Accumulates, and so do the beneficial changes. They come from the fundamental principles of nature, of physics and chemistry, and so on. This is something we can feel and touch, this is something we can see. Especially since we each begun as a...

On Dignity And Classiness: Preface, I must clarify ahead of time, that the word class that I use here, has been misused in history, and as a result has a dark past. Alas, we need that word back, we have lost the Noble Knight, we have lost The Gentle Lady...

The first thing you are going to need, is to think about a neat place to exhibit . The next is the frames are important, they are expensive, computer generated art demands perfection. I think you should start with a pane of glass, then maybe really thin...

"Talk to the student", is my answer to fixing school, because it can't be fixed outside in. I want them to see that they are being tricked, to understand that . It is a setup, the school is fake, otherwise they would test everyone for drug use to...

Learning Programming maybe... probably better for you, than learning the intricate rules of some boring sport, and learning portrait drawing may be better still. The only difference between something easy and something more difficult is the angle of the...

I could see the people who knew High School was fake, or at least trouble, all three principals knew, and the English teacher. The English teacher, tried to pass on a message. He didn’t care about anything but that message, the message was: “”. The...

To invent we have to stop being scared of poverty, we can only invent in peace - and that requires courage. Fear really is the mind killer, but it is also true that we are all warriors. There are many things we can do in life to become courageous, we can...

, but that does nothing to make education real. The biggest problem is the content, structure and aim of lectures, that is where the really real results are. If the lectures themselves are broken, then increasing teacher performance is of little...

We know all human being are equally intelligent, it is that that each has a different path through Knowledge and Curiosities. Standardizing that path, inducing memorization, and calling that an education, is madness. Politicians and principals get re...

, even US Congress Members are not getting real answers and are forced to dumb their questions down. Begin by writing a declaration of human rights, from the perspective of the human, not the organization defining them. declaration.json can be used to...

Without your writings poetry will die, you are a poet, and that is not a lie, You don't create to fit a poem or a chapter, or a flap of wings, your creation comes first and actually redefines those things. Your treasures are not defined by what fits some...

Long ago, I have discovered that revealing the fraud of modern education, and having crazy amounts of fun while learning it for real, is one and the same! Before I babble any further, I wanted to share a program I just made for all of you. You can find...

3D models for printing on 3D printers, sell for about $3 dollars. With the a neat looking on Pinshape, which is priced at $12. I think what makes a good 3D model, printed or not, is a beautiful and unique design. And that it does not exist in stores,...

High School was supposed to teach you how to build your own company, and you were supposed to figure out that College is just a scam. You were not supposed to tolerate fake grades, and even grades in general. The system of encouragement was supposed to...

Yes. Using the Free Open Source Blender, a 3D Modeling program to create objects for 3D printing works with pure perfection. And there is a “” button that will warn you, if you did something that will confuse the printer. This button is like a conductor,...

Please, stop memorizing - that is not how we learn for real. Your continued participation in fake education, only makes things worse for the Little Ones. At the very least, you are to clear the way for their growing up. Stop jumping through their hoops,...

You know that scene in 1989 Batman, where he grabs Vicki Vale, points what looks like a weapon at Joker, presses the trigger, the weapon does something utterly useless, and then as they fly out the door with Ms. Vale fake screaming... the unhinged Joker...

First of all let me just say, that schools are for you, the teachers are meant to help you, and not punish or scare you. You are all the Hope and Dreams, and the future of this world, your school does not belong to the principal, or the teachers, or even...

The first and foremost things the schools must teach, are ways out of poverty. Rather than teaching just mathematics, which are too abstract for most students anyways... We have to teach applied mathematics, where the students can create unique...

Most people mistakenly believe that Michigan, is surrounded by what is know by Great Lakes. In reality, there is nothing lake about them, those are great sweet water seas. Their real names are as follows, The Michigan Sea, The Superior Sea, The Huron Sea...

Well, 3D modeling turned out to be magical, but it requires a 3D printer. It is not good to just learn 3D modeling, without anything to take to a printer in the evening. My favorite internet tutorial video is: “” It is a 30 minute tutorial that shows...

There is only one kind of education, and that is Integrated Education. And that means, that everything you learn is strongly connected. There are no grades here, you get paid for achievement, and you graduate the moment you build your first successful...

Humanity's advancement forward, must be our primary concern. By standing still, we make room for liars and parasites. The sustained momentum with which we move forward, should be one of our greatest treasures. The pressure to stop advancing, can only...

Growing up is important for Humanity as well, right now poverty prevents people from caring about Earth. All people of Earth are a single family, and we all have a single aim, Wisdom onward to Greatness. There is no disagreement about what is wise and...

Box of alarms, box of grades, box of career, box of look at me, box of retirement, and then some. You are sent into the box of school, high school, college, university, job, career, and Friday night at the bar, to keep you from having a nervous breakdown....

When I was little, that as far as I knew; could have been a mountain of some kind. It was way to far to even think about going there, but it was nice to look at. I'd wake up in the morning, and not having anything better to do, I'd look over yonder. ...

I have challenged myself to learning the free open source Blender 3D modeling program, more than that, I wanted to create object for 3D printing on millimeter scale. My initial assumption were, that it is all impossible and too hard, and I might as well...

School is broken, ineffective, or fake, and provides no real results. And certainly, no results that are reliably reproducible. I propose, introducing several new classes. These classes will create a starting point, from which the new schools can emerge...

I took the today, and the first level is not bad at all - Keyboard Shortcuts and Little Buttons. I have been looking into Blender as a backup to FreeCAD, but also it is good for the soul to develop patience for special need programs. I have spent a...

Some years ago, I woke up and said whoa! For I knew I was ready, to get on my bicycle and ride steady. The hour was 4 am, I got ready and bam! I was headed for lake Erie, and was feeling pretty cheery. I had my water and traimix, and my phone to take...

The primary purpose of this tutorial is to show teenagers, a path towards real education, with real results, that brings in a real fistful of dollars; opening real gateways towards interesting futures, that they might not have considered before. ...

You are, without a doubt, a Genius. You have to make education work, we must grow, and grow all the way up. Until we each become a great being, the world and the little ones need real leaders. That means you, that means all of you. Poverty has drained...

Well, from time to time, a local train blocks the way to or from my adventure. Because the main road goes above the track, and only bicyclists take the old stretch. The trains can be parked there for hours, the only other way to get across is the above...

The best way to care about our elder-selves and our mental well-being across decades, is to start early, slowly, and carefully, and fuel our self education by means of our curiosities. We are each a very unique person, and our journey into self education...

I was one of your students... I know you can't make the necessary changes, but that does not mean you should continue doing what you do. First of all I know a lot of you hate the kids, you hate the way the challenge you. Well, they challenge you,...

To enter the world of design, we need a key. In fact all the great world beg a key, be it microbiology, programming, astrophysics, or even world expeditions. The key is a simple thing, but before I explain what it is. I must yet again, quickly note,...

It is easy, but you have to take it easy, you have to be good to yourself and learn for a long time. For me, I think it was an old DOS computer, that had a CAD program installed on on it. And while I had no idea what CAD was, as I was still busy with...

The most powerful things, are often attacked with shame. For example, Learning astrophysics on your own, versus going to a fancy university are two very different things, and guess which one you are going to be shamed for. That's right people are going...

I think, that we have to stop participating it passing on errors, Poverty, Nuclear Weapons, Mass Incarceration, Police Brutality, War - are all errors. None of this should make it into the next generation, it is cruel to act as if Mass Incarceration is...

Self Education is tested with progress and real little achievements, whereas all the other types, are graded. I don't know what grades are, but I know it is easy to memorize disconnected facts, and we quickly forget it all. I think the moment we get...

Great things start from humble beginnings, and without humble beginnings you can't create great things. We are all - of course - too unique to share the same beginning, but there are some beginnings that are incredibly entertaining. I will attempt to...

You have to believe in yourself and realize that you are a Genius, fight for it, rage for it, it is there in all of us, and that in order for your mind to stay strong and healthy you must aim towards wisdom and Greatness. You will need to create a...

I finally heard that fancy long sound Cicadas make, I've been waiting forever. In the years that I was settling down in New York, they were up and about, and it was really nice to hear them again. It has been a big day for my inventions as well, I've...

There is of course but one rule in art: Don't Stop. In deed, what makes an artist, is frequent practice. That is all, there is to it, Even so, what follows is a few thoughts I jotted this evening, in anticipation of this poem. An easel, especially a...

Today I wrote three poems, first about inspiration to wisdom, second about meaningful education, and third about the first two. Every once in a while I have to turn myself around, because even thought I am not rhyming, these poems still steer themselves. ...

Here I will ask you to slow down where it comes to color, but I also present an obvious shortcut in the end, both ways will have you learning in a jiffy. Color combinations are all around you, but you need to discover and catalog them. And then create...

When working with graphite, identify the darkest parts of your image first. That is where you should start with a middle pencil, like B or 2B, don't go too dark, because B pencils can be oily and hard to erase. And don't press hard on your paper, paper...

Tracing, everyone is tracing, the cool kid at school is tracing, Johannes Vermeer, Caravaggio, Leonardo da Vinci, tracing, tracing, tracing, . And the people who tell you that tracing is not an art, are all about pretending to be better than you, by...

When we think about it, we know deep down that nobody ever notices . A child may notice shrubs, but nobody will remember the trees, and nobody will care when the patch of shrubs is gone. At no point will Humanity ever be threatened with complete...

I finally connected the little Bluetooth remote shutter, to my heavy little mp3 player invention. My 1998 design was a small mp3 decoder equpped Printed Circuit Board (PCB), strapped onto a huge CD-ROM drive filled with a lot of MOD files converted to mp3...

Adventures, quests, vacations, camping, and roads trips, very often help our minds rest and recover from overwork. There is some negativity associated with travel, people who move around are looked down on. But, I think some people take to longer travels...

I remember the first time I saw a possum, I was in US for a few years, but I' haven't seen one until I was in my mid 20's. I was sure that it was an enormous mutated rat, it was on the other side of the road, and I was worried that it would go after me. ...

I really like how my portable Linux based player, has neither a screen not keyboard. It is just this one chain, Battery, Linux, Audio Card. The more I though about adding buttons, the more un-pure my invention had seemed. This Is A Digital Audio Player,...

The shortest possible answer is, to get a good overview of what they are typing. It is a different kind of a user interface, and the applications within that world can be connected together to make new applications. This used to be the original computer...

First of all, Linux is not an Operating System, it is a central component of an operating system, refereed to as Kernel. However once it is paired with commands, which allow us to operate the system the two are installed on, we can then call the pair a...

We can't limit ourselves, we can't let people with good intentions pave roads for us. There truly is a unique constellation of stars within us, and we have to chart that space. Moreover, a great deal of our strength, personality, and uniqueness, comes...

What I discovered is that sometimes, inventors, just got to shake a leg. Where would I be today, if I didn't switch to Linux in 1998 or so. And what would my invention be today, if I didn't buy my inexpensive little Raspberry Pi Zero W. Today, I made...

I learned how to make a Raspberry Pi button recently, but I researched it my way. , with the simplest kind of programming, there is. The is represented with files, on a Raspberry Pi. I gave some thought to store bought devices, as they relate to custom...

History and Politics, are not as boring as they may seem at first if you have a good reason to look at them. Not everything will make sense, and almost all people will be wrong. Just think back to some historical mistake, and look around, the same thing...

Whenever we ask, why didn't they just fight back. The answer is, because they didn't know what to fight for. It is the oldest trick in the book, keep people inside invisible prisons by hiding the beauty of the real world from them. This has been used by...

The world has always been improving, but we had a bad start, we made unforgivable mistakes. Dear and Saintly Sir Ken Robinson, has once reminded us of what Robert Ardrey said: "But we were born of risen apes, not fallen angels, and the apes were armed...

We have this silly flaw of believing most things, and this really small curse of underestimating ourselves - I don't know why - but here is how to get rid of both. Above all, All Human Beings are Infinite, and Mighty, and a lot smarter than they will ever...

Wise beings are wise equally, but the wisdom that we hold within, has more power, the the wisdom on the outside. One small step for you, would require countless steps for the rest of the world to influence you. So as long as yours truly is wisdom, and...

The culture of growing up is not optional, that is why adventures that pose challenges-to-be-overcome are so helpful. That is why , we need wisdom to grow, and we need it to become free from stupid cultures that can only crush us. We have to become great...

Our hobbies, interests and curiosities, are a star chart in the infinite complexity of life. Though we can go anywhere and do anything, there are certain things that call to us. And despite orders, poverty, overwork, we have to answer that call. As we...

In this text, I wanted to give a couple of examples, of removing frustrations from art creations, Above all creating Art is a multi-day expedition, our mightiest works of art require sitting down to them multiple times, from multiple perspectives. First...

I just spotted an antique store, and I am about to show them what I stand for. First I check for all the friendly pets, especially kitty cats I can pet - no regrets. Then I look for books that can fit my back pocket, found, Edgar Rice Burroughs' Martian...

The world is not ending, it is just not where it should be. And while you are correct to think that most people won't care until it is too late, understand that this is because the world has wronged them. They are hurt with overwork, fear confusion,...

The philosophy related to your interests, is very important, because it can help you learn in extremely powerful and meaningful ways. After High School I had an idea about putting MP3 files, on a CD, and turning CR-ROM drives into Car MP3 Players. ...

I wanted to jump on my bicycle this evening as the sun was behind clouds, but it didn't look like it was going to rain. I packed this and that, and put some fancy futuristic electrolyte mix in my water, I squiЯted a bunch of fragrant bug repellent on...

It has been said that in order to become a Real Mountain Woman, or a Mountain Man, one has to shit in the woods - but that is completely wrong. No matter how distant the expedition, I always brought a second tent with me, I had a battery powered fan in...

People often feel like they are not Artists, because if they pick up a pencil only chicken scratch will come out. But that has nothing to do with being an artist, that is about drawing concepts on paper. The concept of a nose is the letter L, we must not...

Preface We can't have elderly suffering from poverty, or people living in broken down houses, or poverty pushing people into addiction and or crime. The sooner we realize this, the sooner we can make this imaginary concept of colored pieces of paper work...

I suppose this is something that the birds have missed, I am a really nice cyclist. All the people I warn of the angry birds, can't believe my words. They have never experienced any attacks, I am the only one paying the bird toll and tax. I bicycled...

I was always pretty much convinced that Shuffle Dancing for an hour almost every day, is just as good as running a 10K. Initially I suspected that dancing was actually more powerful, but I wanted to wait for the middle of summer to test it, with what I...

"The World does not have borders, and it belongs to Its Children, so that they may share in Peace, Love, and Prosperity" -- From the opening chapter of The Protocols. When a child takes a mechanical watch apart to see what is inside, they will never be...

I have first learned of Trail Magic from Bill Bryson, in his book entitled , which later became a with I used to adventure over at in Michigan, It is a Wilderness, and it is unwise to think of it as small. It costs $15 per week, for the car permit, there...

Upon a tiny bicycle adventure, asking myself how to approach the subject of workout music and linux. While I was contemplating an introduction to linux, and the many steps required along the way... , apparently this was exactly what I needed. In the...

There is no such thing as preparations for adventure, because adventure is not something external. If you are not packed already, always ready as a matter of daily routine. Then all you need to pack, is all the curiosities already in your purse and...

All it took was real education, and a single glance at mass incarceration. Politicians were misled, not just lying, they were unable to process that people were dying. A group of nerds got together and started coding, presidents started calling before...

We are not machines, we are meant to flow, we are not meant to pick careers for show. We are not workers, we are thinkers and creators, we are not meant to spend our lives as system administrators. We cannot just follow rules, we are not mere tools. We...

If laws are like source code, and politics of a nation is like a running program. Then, the source code can be modified, to eliminate poverty, mass incarceration, unfairness, and fake education. Living within this fine program would grant us greater...

Uninterrupted Growing Up is a big deal for our minds as we grow, but it is also very difficult to everyone around us. For one the world is poor, everyone is tired and stressed out. And when one person is moved by Museums, another may get really bored by...

I suppose there probably are people who, to their own detriment, pretend to be ordinary, so that they can do the absolute minimum in life, but that just cuts them off from growing up. When it comes to the complete, cheerful, inquisitive, and healthy minds...

It is hard to define what makes a good Nature Walk, but I do want to note some things just to enlighten those who are new. Above all, you will need something Philosophically heavy, and not just a question, as those are always too easy. You need a...

Most of the dictators have fallen, because people, in their wisdom, have learned to fight them, across generations. Evil and other stupid ideas, are temporary. This is why we are all familiar with the image of the Laughing Philosopher, we pick up on it...

Be careful when listening to advice, as every Human Being has their own path of curiosities. And you should be just as careful when it comes to culture, as the parts of you that change depending on what culture you are born to, are probably temporary. If...

There is a rule that is not as popular as it should be, I call it the 45 minute rule! Basically, the 45 minute marker, divides adventure from expedition. Now, before I carry on, allow me to admit. That I was in deed the child, that would eat the tasty...

You are absolutely a genius, and your mind knows no limits. People that end up creating marvels, simply grow, and cannot help but to grow unique. We all have some personified idea of genius, Einstein, Socrates, Leonardo DaVinci, Giordano Bruno, Newton. ...

You are not ordinary, nor are you standard, nor should you ever be standardized in any way. you are a sacred being, and you are meant to bring more light to the word. Be careful, do not allow anybody to take away your real knowledge, your real education...

Real Education will help you stay two, three or more steps ahead of all the complex trouble we can't foresee, it will help you counter all the moves against you before they are even made, it will keep you safe. But it is not just about your safety, but...

There is no normal way to say: To me, of course, a Deer is like a little horse. Since I like them a lot, I had a wonderful thought. I'd grab my phone and go, take a photo. I had to bicycle from my driveway, all the way out to the highway. And...

Hey, Teacher. A lot of the students somehow know... - and they are watching you. They are learning from you, what not to become. Most teachers will copy other teacher's grades, even when classes are not related. To them a C student, is a C student...

We were taught to use plain old math, or the teachers would show us their wrath. They taught us to calculate, but . I am so excited about my LED light, it is glowing strong and bright. But I am deeply saddened about school, because what they did to...

Umm, sitting here, and Ohhhhh Dear. I have destroyed two LED lights and I had to mellow, as I killed a beautiful Green and Magical Yellow. I was building my first electrical circuit thing, and I wanted to _ssssimplify_ all the wiring. I didn't know I...

All human beings must be born free from indoctrination, no child is to be lied to, misled, tricked, manipulated, coerced, fractured, stressed, threatened, or punished. All human beings must be introduced to an honest, authentic, and truth oriented...

It depends where you start, start someplace easy and neat. is a , and each _can_ be , not to mention all together. But the , even hardcore programmers. As a lead programmer, , , is . , and you probably don't want to rely on any company providing...

The growing up of a civilization is not just about its girth, it is also about its collective wisdom, future, and mirth. For the people to be happy, and grow in wisdom and joy, there are several techniques that they must employ. Much, though not most...

What we need to talk about, is Art. Somehow, in all this incredible complexity of our Universe... A set of lectures by a magnificent teacher, will always beat the snot out of the best AI. That is why I say that our Life and Mind, should be a...

Neither this, nor that, here is an idea I've been working at. You have to follow the three steps exactly as I explain, or the whole thing will be in vain. One, create a fun computer game, that will earn you some fame. Two, create an editor and an...

Real Education and Cultural Convergence is one sure way towards World Peace, it requires that all the cultures of the Human Kind grow. In order to make headway in this exhausting and near impossible Dream, we have to stop making decisions in the now,...

I would often murmur to myself, "Reality is a brick wall". Any and all that move against it, will have a hard time. Even in these treasured days, when my poems run particularly wild, that, holds, true. I now worry for People, Judges and Politicians, ...

Be strong, stay positive, the changes the world needs are found in all people becoming wiser and stronger. None of the great challenges that lie ahead, are meant to be faced alone. The root of many problems is found in the divisions, that Humanity has...

The future is coming, and you have to help to shape it. You will be in your mid 80s, when you pause to look around. You do not want to see a sad world, that you wish you could have fixed somehow. The elder you, should witness brilliance, and see...

Our minds are already beautiful, but we can make them even more beautiful. Simply by standing up, and refusing to follow, without Knowledge, and Wisdom, and even Greatness. When we follow, we tend to end up in places that seem strange, if not alien,...

Above all start with a very expensive frame, and be sure to engrave your name. Art is a very special thing, and it has little to do with coloring. Art is a teacher of it self, and a school without a single bookshelf. You can start with anything, so...

Most of us ignore the idea of genius, because nothing profound can come from it. But we needn't be like that, we are all geniuses. Genius is a state that we can all easily make our way into, it requires rest, a happy place, and Happiness. It is a...

Above all, know that this is a process. Because we are susceptible to false beliefs, we must always be on a lookout for things that do not seem quite right. My go to simple example is the fact that we live in a state of Mutually Assured Destruction, ...

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The Time Of Heroes Is Not Dead, the time is set, yet to begin. We are thinkers, but more importantly, out-thinkers. As soon as we can feel the drop-off of the ledge, we will build bridges and transcend it. And a new ledge has been found, we all to...

No, you are not immune to the effects of indoctrination, the more you climb the more you discover, sometimes it is your own false beliefs, other times it is more of other people's false beliefs. , they might not have ever worked. , . , what children...

It matters not who the wisest or most powerful being is, it matters not which prime minister or president calls an era his. It was always a game of make believe, the liars were always performing for the naive. You and I know this is true, because our...

Consciousness is not as simple as it seems, because to think, also means to out-think. Political liars, for example, tend to out-think voters. Political analysts worth their salt, not only out-think voters, but also out-think the out-thinking of...

"Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time. A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic." -- Carl Sagan, Cosmos Don...

That is what innovation is all about, the secret, is out. Poking at some things for a while, will help you out-compete competition by a mile. But pay attention to the poetry of the thing, set your aims aside and don't cling. You invent by combining...

I firmly believe we are each born a Scientist, when I was little - just as soon as I could scribble I begun writing a book entitled Kosmos. And when the bullies came, I started a garden where I was hoping to make a crabcherryapplegrass tree, by splicing...

Think about Parkour or Skateboarding, as they require practice, growth, advancement, and getting good at. Imagine someone getting out there, and trying to pretend to be good at Parkour or Skateboarding. The fakers would be instantly revealed, and...

Life, in large part is about becoming a noble, dignified, and thus great being; and later, helping the world grow. I am sure someone, someday will simply explain, why so many things have gone wrong today. It could be that nobody is really in charge, ...

The journey that you are on, is part of a greater movement that has been going on for a long time. Just as soon as the first tribes assembled, some were ready for more. , tells a thousand ancient stories all at once. You can't go back to get the...

To move forward, is to excel at life. To transcend, is to move beyond that. One of the most beautiful things that you are easily capable of, is placing your one hundred page book, into the hands of a young person. She may not read the whole thing, ...

It is not enough to be successful in this or that, it _really_ matters what you are successful at. If you listened to someone who pushed you off your path, if you listened because you were scared of their wrath. If you did what you were told, and now...

And it doesn't take very much at all, it does not care if you are big, or small. All that matters is that forward you go, and it doesn't even matter how little you know. What matters is that you dare, and that you, truly, care. That you care about...

However long it is going to be, however magnificent. It will be just one, it will start in the beginning and go as far as it can into the future. There is no time here to stay down, or stay scared, or live simple, or dream plain, you have one life to...

We are alike biologically, and socially we are a single family. Intellectually, we are each unique. Boys thinking that beer is a rite of passage, or a person assuming that they belong to a particular religion, are both examples of making the mistake, of...

And it isn't about inside jokes, I think it is just that Programmers Are happy people. At least when they are not being overprotective, of the wrong languages they became good at. Or supremely questionable program ideas, that go out of control when...

Let me just say, becoming a programmer is very easy, you just need to stick your foot in the door. When I was little I was very fortunate to be introduced to the supremely user friendly Commodore 64, . And you can immediately start programming, you...

Some are very excited about the idea that at the quantum level, things can travel back in time and are never quite guaranteed. Others, love the fact that adaptive systems which accumulate-state between generations, given enough time... can easily create...

To understand the world, you must stop assuming that everything is how it should be. You have to get used to the idea that the world needs your help, almost nothing works. You will be able to see examples of that everywhere, once you take time to listen...

There is a handful of imaginary documents that every young person of the future should have, The Earth Passport, Universal Income Card (as a symbol). A copy of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, with an invitation asking them to make it better...

To make our way towards World Peace, we will need to accept that frequently both enemies are wrong. Moreover, once the conflict begins, they enter a state that is void. A path of no return, a world of war. But we are not helpless against it, there...

You belong among Artists, Adventurers, Thinkers, Creators, Writers, and Story Tellers. Every step you take brings your mind closer, to Wisdom, Enlightenment, and Greatness. You are not a worker, you are not an employee, you are not poor, you are not...

Every new thing you learn, contributes something to how you think. Thinking is not just about understanding, but also about idea synthesis and new inventions. It is tough to define how this works, as it related to what a person already knows and how...

Disclaimer, this work of unchecked fancy is loosely inspired by Daniel Dennett's ideas on consciousness. "But as Descartes observed, even an infinitely powerful evil demon couldn't trick him into thinking he himself existed if he didn't exist: cogito...

"He was given a corn seed and told to plant it. Just as the stalk was beginning to grow, the young warrior would jump over the small stalk many, many times. Each day the stalk would grow; each day the child would jump. Soon the stalk was higher than the...

My uncle left for Africa and later America, and left behind an interestingly scratchy and neatly smelling 3D postcard. It turned out that the city pictured there, was New York. Being a fan of the new things, I begun getting used to the idea that I...

When you are sitting at your desk, in school, and the teacher is regurgitating textbooks to get you to pass tests. And you have no idea what the heck he is taking about, and you are not inclined to understand that everyone else is lost too, and that the...

Falsehoods, are mind killers. Falsehoods limit us, they divide us, they poison Humanity. People who believe in falsehoods, are prevented from growing up. As scary as that is, we also have everything it takes to remove them from our minds. In deed,...

I know not how many times I revisited this project, how many times I rewrote this code over the years. I know deep down in my bones that my code is revolutionary, it is not inspired by though he is living that dream. It is far more primal and guttural,...

A lonely ancient stone bear, lives atop the and mysterious . For three thousand years and probably longer, it has been seen as a very special place as the mountain is surrounded by flat lands. Thousands of years ago, it was a place where people...

There was a couple of old trees, far up on a hill. When I was little I use to wonder about them, once I grew up a little I used to wander towards them. It was a perfectly calm place, be it winter or summer. There were no troubles there, so I had a...

You are far too magnificent, to dabble in the easy things. The days of our lives are too precious, and each one is a rare as they come. School, College, Diploma, Job and Career, are too easy for you. It is the silk road, for all those waiting to make...

Robert Ardrey once said, that we will be known among the stars by our poems. He meant poems in the broad sense of the word, surely. Even more powerful than a poem, is a dance. Dance was invented to keep warriors, fit, it was invented for battle. ...

Conscious life is a magnificent accident on such an impossibly large scale, that it becomes the single most important miracle in the universe. You, I, all the other Earthlings, and all the other conscious life out there: we are the meaning of this...

"Lady doth protest too much, for rather, is easier to be an inventor, than not to be one." - William F. Shakespeare. The world is your oyster, the components with which you invent things are all around you. You do not want to invent complicated things...

Today's smart phones, contain disconnected walled gardens and distant islands of functionality. The design principle revolves around that old apocryphal story, where Willie Sutton upon being asked why he robbed banks, responded: "because that's where...

Normally, you want to go as simple as possible. So the main file to your program should not be the program it self, but rather a kind of an index of all the things that you are calling. It should be written for your , for your tired self few years...

Let me just open by hypothesizing , it is because they don't actually know how, and . Let us use, learning a photo editing program, as an example, today schools use multiple choice tests to asses the knowledge of a subject. Instead of evaluating the...

Learning is like climbing a mountain, there are no shortcuts, and you have to go step by step. And it is also like putting a computer together, or wiring a home entertainment center, you can't leave something out. It is also like learning just a little...

Above all, school pays for a hotel of your choice, including food and whatever else you need, it does not matter if you are an exchange student, or if you want to live on your own. And you can't be expelled for any reason, if you do something wrong, no...

There isn't really much to explain on the subject, division feeds inequality. And, f you live in a major city, then there is a nuclear warhead painted at it. There is no recovery from a nuclear strike, it overwhelms everything, and poisons everything...

Unfortunately :) You don't have to tell anyone about it, just do it on the side to relax, without taking it too seriously. Buy yourself a beautiful keyboard, maybe a mechanical keyboard with funny keys. And get the 8GB Raspberry PI CanaKit for $150, ...

It is difficult to try to give advice, that dictates the life ahead, of someone else. Personally, I would not take out a school loan, even if theoretically it would only take four years to pay it off. To me, those four years matter, as well as the ten...

I know this sounds like basic advice, but this is tough. School was double trouble for me, not only was it nonsense, but it also came with bullies. It was dangerous, so I stopped going, it never occurred to me to call the police. I thought everyone...

Conscious Life, is the true light of the universe. Set aside dark imaginings, because the future is bright. Complexity does manufacture universes, that eventually go dark and perfectly cold. But they only grow cold, when there is no conscious life...

Prisons should not exist, only schools and care facilities. Money should not hold Humanity back, it should help Humanity grow. And at birth, every child should be granted a home, and all the money they will ever need. We should not tolerate broken...

You don't really want to write your programs, you need to get good at program architecture, and programmer coordination. You want to come up with a system, where many people can work on your big programs at the same time. Writing little programs is fun...

If you ever go to a prestigious show, maybe to see a famous philosopher, or a group of amazing speakers. The wisest people there, in as far as they care, will only judge you in two ways. They will judge your spirit, by looking at your love for and the...

Imagine, two young people purchase a "Photos for Everyone" website similar to . The website costs between $12,000 - $24,000, but the only way to pay it off is by sending 10% of monthly income to the mother ship company. If the two entrepreneurs made ...

The Trembling Giant is a clonal colony of aspen determined to be a single living organism, and assumed to have one massive underground root system, it contains 47,000 trees. This text is about taking your first beautiful company, with an imaginative and...

Every adventure has its own unique song, and you have to listen to it. You have to do as it tells you to do, only then will the adventure become good. When the lake is cold, and you need a bath, there is no better time to yell bad words then when you...

Forgive me, Dear Reader, as this poem does not yet end with an answer, but it does create a question that brings us one step closer to it. President Kennedy once said, "Too many of us think it is impossible too many think it is unreal but that is a...

The moment you write a program it starts becoming old, libraries become outdated, the user interface gets a smell. In many cases once a program goes online it becomes vulnerable to attacks, and get this: attacks that didn't exist while the program was...

Creating works of art is not the only way to make money in Art, creating an Art Book, is not that different from creating a work of art. And one very interesting thing about art books is that, the simpler the better. The art book I have in mind is both...

"The biggest thing in art, is getting the proportions right." -- Abraham Lincoln To get the proportions right you should use an office projector, see if a is right for you, they are often about $50. There are other ways you can transfer proportions, ...

Above all, all the heavy people in the word, work out a lot, year after year building muscle under all that weight. Getting into exercise can be hard, depending how large we get. Dieting, is complicated because we need food, it is not OK to just stop...

Every Human Being, is responsible for helping the world grow. By continuing to support, or creating new things that hold us back. We cause suffering of the worst kind, a suffering that has no meaning. Think about the things that hold you back, and...

All the imaginary stories tend to have some truth mechanic to them, and it is not always the point of a story, sometimes it is its diving force. In our modem society, we must look to modern things to capture that. In older cultures, things aren't that...

Pretty frequently there comes a moment, that can define future's past. They are always simple moments, and always revolve around simple things. Mr. Jobs liked to keep his house empty of useless things, this helped him think about what items exist in...

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." -- Harriet Tubman "Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an...

One of the worst things that can happen to a Human Being, is being tricked into thinking that they are an ordinary person. Being tricked into thinking that they are not as intelligent as the A+ kids, or not as good as the ones with rich parents. The...

I was digging in Eastern Europe, it was an old Airplane Field. There was a number of bunkers, and there was a house in the city that still had bullet holes in it. It was meant to be a reminder, of what the city walls used to look like. They were...

Understanding our world seems difficult, when you only try to integrate the broken things. The broken hings are mere symptoms, and you ought to look to the many root causes. Furthermore, once the world understands to practice crime prevention, or as...

Yes, there are no guarantees that our works will stand the test of time, but this no reason to hide, or to take it easy. Moments of life are extremely precious, and you must live Courageously. To advance forward as a courageous person, is far more...

Being a good programmer is very easy, if you keep everything in order. It gets even easier when you program for yourself, you become a master of your world of little machines. Things get difficult when too many machines, start biting each other, this...

If you like adventure, eventually you will ask yourself about the big future. Will we be able to ask Artificial Intelligence, to build better artificial intelligence, or will their thoughts have limits too? What will it be like when scientists cure...

The primary purpose of High School would be the creation of the beginning of the road to financial independence. The more successful their business undertakings, the more money they would make. Teachers, and experienced students, would help groups of...

Schools and Tests are so tightly connected, that it is not possible to fix schools without collapsing tests. Tests and professional careers are so tightly nit, that it may actually be more difficult to get a job with a real education. But, real...

Poetically speaking, it is a description of an anonymous voting mechanism, the peril is to be denied a second chance. And the vote is about whether or not, the person's claim of Greatness is true. To spot a liar calming to be a Great Being, that is...

School presents access to knowledge with something so synthetic and abstract, that . We each have a unique pathway with which we access knowledge, it is a cheerful Spring time maze of curiosities and discoveries. A school does conspire to convince us...

You were never meant to learn from school teachers, they are only meant to answer your questions. You were meant to learn from the Greatest Beings in our history, those selected and re-selected by countless many generations. Education is not the...

I knew today was special somehow, so I got out of my bed with a high brow. Still a little woozy from a good night's sleep, I skipped over to my computers in a single leap. I turned on Bach's famous , with Yo-Yo Ma performing it was a lot of fun. At 1...

Developing quality custom software will help you show off some of your work, and proudly point to interesting solutions. A proper and respectful interview that doesn't ask idiotic and incompetent questions, will only ask you to explain the programs you...

Programming is simple, friendly, rewarding, fun, and relaxing, it will set you free from poverty and drive you to make the world a better place. People who think it is funny to say that, are that people that brainlessly walked into some high stress meat...

I noticed the little road by I-275 a long time ago, back then it was still in disrepair, today it is all new. The connects to other trails. Hines Drive is pretty neat and very safe, as you can ride on the sidewalk away from all the cars. is pretty...

We are each a unique creature, so what I felt won't be what you will feel when you are there. But there are some things that may be similar. There are more than 218 moons in our solar system, each one is an edge, just like the beach at Nordhouse is an...

It won't be as easy, as a walk in the park. Because you need an edge, an Ocean, a Sea, or a Great Lake. It is best to set off for a body of water, that has nothing on the horizon. This is what an edge is, a starting point. Ludington State Park is...

So everything you memorized, goes straight out the window. You will be thrown against questions without answers, and judged based on the methods you use to eventually fail. It is the quality of your thinking, not the solution of the problem that gets...

Tiniest poems are by far best, but writing short stories is a real test. Be warned, whatever you do not create a poem that is angry or sad, as people search for poems to get away from all the bad. The first step is to get a hold of a list of words that...

As far as assessment, grades, level of education, or even the greatness of your mind, are concerned. You can only be judged, by the legacy you pass onto the future. There are no tests that you can take, that will say anything meaningful. If you get...

It took a little bit, for the thought to completely transmit. The thermometer it my car, read 70, and I muttered, "how bizarre". I stuck my head out, to cast aside doubt. And yes, Spring is here, let us cheer! Nine days early, but it is here,...

Evolution, or perhaps it is little more than chance, made it so that we have a tendency to follow. demonstrates that very well in his "" response. We will believe in things that we are born to, what surrounds us becomes our reality. The individuals...

You have to learn a tiny bit at a time, and sometimes let what you are learning dictate a new path forward, so as long as it is interesting. For example, I've been looking over the LB302 instrument that comes with lmms, the . It says that the LB302 is...

Nobody cared about the old , and not all the people cared about , or later on . The old computer dreams are good dreams, finely crafted expert systems for one were clearly going to change the world. An expert system does basic logic, but a finely made...

> Find Nemo! > > -- Mili Ghosh -...

Just like you can't be told what to learn, you can't quite just sit down and have a successful study session. It is not guaranteed to work, allow me to explain with something similar to learning: inspirational teaching. When I write these poems, I...

What we learn must be meaningful to us, it has to make us happy and fulfilled, and that means we must make that choice ourselves, out of curiosity, or passion. We cannot be asked to learn Mathematics, and when we get stuck given a calculator. For one, ...

The longer the trail, the more distant our troubles become. We gain a new perspective on our existence, and we begin to notice troubles that aren't real. The morning alarm is not a useful invention, it is not even healthy. The job that pushed us into...

Understanding song structure by listening for it is somewhat difficult, too many things are going on at once and one on top of the other. But song structure, is extremely important, as it marks beginnings and ends, helping you reason about buildup and...

If I only had to say one thing about it, I'd say: "You create a tiny product by putting in a tiny amount of effort." How tiny?, My smallest product, was 6x4 pixels small. I generated my own via the randomly colored my some of my pixels, and then re...

Above all, begin paying attention to your mental well being, whatever is causing you harm, get away from it. If you think you can't get away from it, then find a relative that will take you in. If you don't have relatives, then you will have to talk...

I was in a news class, one of the kids fell asleep. The teacher, gave him what he called a "wet willy", for which he should have been terminated. I was supposed to give a speech soon, I didn't know enough English yet, I was learning at my own pace. I...

This poem is many things; a day dream, a regular dream, a hope, a wish, a promise, a solution and a problem, a tutorial, and a school of thinking. Come back to it if you can, I hope that it will always have something new to offer. The ultimate goal is...

Let us define some things up front: Teaching, or being taught, is when someone else is trying to make you learn. Learning, is when you your self reach out for knowledge. Studying, means looking at something up close. Studying for an exam, is code for...

We are great thinkers, great dreamers, and great leaders, and yet, things rock back and forth, a little bit of this, a little bit of that... And then they settle, in the middle. We need to know why Humanity does things, that wise humans disagree with....

I parked at a little wooded rest area, I was already nearing Ludington I didn't need to stop. But I had some tasty crackers with me, and I wasn't actually in any hurry to get anywhere at all. This was early morning, and it is not possible to describe...

First of all, I want you to know, that you could win that Prize. bestowed upon those who made the greatest contributions to humankind. And that there are multiple pathways, so as long as you are in the right place, somewhere out on the edge. It is hard...

I pulled up to the gate at Ludington State Park, it made no sense to get to the hiking sites this late, and I didn't want a camper spot, I grabbed a tent site. I had to show the woman at the booth my Raccoon Drawings, she loved them, and I think I had a...

You have to punch through what everyone else is saying, if something feels wrong, you walk, you get out, you don't let people push you. Long time ago, we had these little schools, that taught reading, writing, and arithmetic. And people loved them,...

The worst thing about schools being bad for us, is how amazing getting a real education is. Above all, a real education will take you through, a series of small businesses that will help you learn about moneymaking. It ends poverty, fears of losing a...

People are tricked into thinking that music theory is required for making music, and schools deliver music theory as a single indivisible blob. With modern schools focusing on standardized testing, schools trick kids into thinking that memorization is a...

There is something amazing, that you might not have never noticed about melodies. Imagine a group of people singing Happy Birthday, and now a world away... imagine a young pianist learning her first notes by playing Happy Birthday. And now, get this, ...

Drums will come in two varieties, synthesized, and as a recording of a real drum. I think the rule of thumb is, the less computer like a drum is the better. Here is an example of a synthetic kick drum, followed by a recording of one. *DRUMS* There...

The term Exceptional Ability probably originated, in a unique process required for a US Green Card. More recently it has been used by the CEO of a large company, to describe an alternative to a college diploma. Personally, I use it as a way to show...

Don't fall into the trap of explaining why, just start building the new schools, forget the old. The new schools are amazing, because they are about happiness. Seriously, you go there, and you pick a classroom that makes you smile the most. This is...

So today, I will show you how to compose your own songs, with your own lyrics. We have a talent that you may not be aware of, it is the talent of synchronizing with a metronome, or a simple beat. Here, you just turn in on for one minute, and then come...

Theory, is useful after you don't need it, don't do things because others tell you to do them. You are too unique, you are too grand, too unstoppable, too unbreakable, to fit any theory. Some theories are broken... college is broken, future expects...

Let me start by giving you the answer first: . Now, before I get into explanations, I must first give you an example of a Real School, and an Example of a Fake One. even though it has been built as a Start-up Accelerator, I write this in the year 2021...

In today's episode, we get mad at High School and Music. We use songs as an example of a thing... that the first semester of music class should teach you how to make. I want you to think about a website, with an album of 10 songs, that your customers...

First of all, you can't just pick a subject out of the blue, nor can anybody tell you what you need to learn. If you are forced to learn something under a threat, you are likely to memorize it, and thus create the wrong impression of the subject. ...

We all have to be careful about what we end up believing in, and we have to be good to ourselves taking care of our minds and bodies. Our greatest flaw, is our susceptibility to indoctrination. We have a tendency, to believe whatever it is that we are...

Snow is melting, 38 days until Spring, and in just about 18 days everybody starts hitting the . Spring weather could be here in as little, as two weeks! Crossing an I-275 Bicycle Trail overpass today, I saw someone trying their wobbly luck. While I...

Before we trust school with our knowledge, and our path to wisdom and beyond. Before we assume that College. will open gateways to a job we love. Before we trust somebody, or something else, we must begin learning on our own, and never stop. One of...

Live Beautifully, Stay Strong. Take to Knowledge and Wisdom, and if you so choose, Greatness. Make use of our greatest powers; Authenticity, Foresight, Insight, Unbreakability... And be mindful of our greatest flaw, our tendency to believe in things...

We should all learn how to sing, I know it is very difficult to get going, but maybe I can help. You will need a computer, a microphone, headphones, and a free and open source program called Audacity Find a song you like, something that you might have...

You need knowledge from books to expand your view of the world, you need to know more, you need hundreds of books. You need a view of the world that comes from the books you chose, but is also correct as it balanced it self. As it corrected it self,...

A chord is when a person presses more than one piano keys to enrich a sound, some key combinations sound better than others. For no reason in particular, when the keys of a nicely sounding chord, are played one after another instead of all at once,...

I know what your initial worries are, but they are all false worries. Listen to me carefully, I have something serious to say, for a change. People with photographic memory do not exist, everyone who has claimed to have photographic memory, lied. ...

It is hard not to love when Composers mix ancient and modern instruments, in this tutorial I will also throw in a hint of beat-boxing to the mix. The first unusual sound that caught my attention was the steel drums in Commando, every time I hear them,...

Can you describe bass? Bass is the low frequency sound, these are the growls and thumps in a song. Back when cassette tape players were all the rage, some of them had a Bass Boost switch. The end result was to give a song more oomph, the headphones...

Sooner or later we will cure aging, it is not known when, but it will be soon. Don't assume that technology will stand still, consider what the world was like just 50 years ago. All our errors aside, we are progressing very quickly. To live forever, ...

has been closely related to the world of pixel art, demos for computers like the (1982) still feature in the Demoscene today. The demoscene is an international computer art subculture focused on producing demos: self-contained, sometimes extremely small,...

Above all, you need a long-term reason to learn, if you are not involved in a particular field, then you will learn nothing. It is easy to make excuses for seemingly learning math, "You won't always have a calculator on hand" or "By memorizing the...

Melodies should be composed by ear, wherever you start, wherever you are, it is always about finding the next note. You should use a violin to make the sound, there is nothing more beautiful sounding than a lovely violin. And just keep going until you...

We have to be really careful with believing in what schools can do for us, and no matter what we need to accept the responsibility for our own education. Our knowledge is too sacred, to entrust somebody else with. Listen to the top selling Audio Books,...

Techno is about love of technology, and there is nothing more technological than an . Oscillator oscillate, oscillation is about back and forth movement. The music oscillator is the throat of a machine, it is the thing that generates the sound. Music...

Humanity has a long to-do list, we have to cure aging and other diseases. We have to rebuild the concept of money, and make sure nobody is hungry or homeless. Above all, we have to fix schools, because schools prevent problems before they start. And...

I still have a world to go before I feel comfortable dancing to my dance songs, I have no other choice, in a few day every Cutting Shape song will go bad on me. I danced to my own music before, but it was just drums and samples, it wasn't anything fancy...

Start by building a school, that will teach for real. You can't use teachers, because one teacher for many students is wrong. You will have to use bots similar to 2020 Apple Siri, and get everyone to participate in answering new questions in the...

You may not realize that the way you have been treated in school, has been slowly turning you away from knowledge and wisdom. See, the teachers convinced us all that what they are doing is sharing knowledge, but it is actually the opposite of knowledge...

We learn to avoid trouble, and to have something to say. By writing books, or composing audio books, we become a bit more magnificent. Learning music composition, is a good example of learning in general. Above all, our education has to be fun, and...

A Thousand Books is not just about becoming wise, it is also about becoming unstuck from whatever indoctrinations captured us. One of the terrifying aspects of indoctrination is that you can't see it at first, and society at large is not yet mature...

Everything we touch must advance forward, it is just how life works. It is not a bad thing, it is not a difficult thing. It is a reward for being alive, a reward for being awake. This does not mean that we jog, extra ten miles a day, no, no, no. It...

Music Theory is not something you learn or study, it is something you independently invent. Music theory contains a very important lesson, there is an infinity within. You can spend a life inventing music, but you have to stop yourself, to live one. ...

Above all you are miracle of the universe, you are made of stars. But you also are, a kind of a universe. The Universe within you, is made of constellations of ideas and observations. You are also an Earthling, a Citizen of The World, and we are all...

Learning has a lot to do with being able to make direct connections between what we know, and where we are hoping to get. If you skip a connection, learning will become frustrating because you will not be grounded in anything. There are too components...

We are not meant to live ordinary lives, ordinary lives merely take from us and give it away. You have to breathe, like a song. You aren't even an ordinary person, what is it about you that is so standard? How are you, like everybody else, when you...

You know how every once in a while you hear a beautiful piano song, and when it is over something is missing, something feels too quiet. It means that the piano, or whatever it is that is moving you, is calling to you. That something in your heart,...

To show you how easy it is to learn when you are having fun in _this_ strange poem, we will be making a minimalist song together. It won't be the most beautiful song as that would take a couple of days not hours, but it will be a good start. We will be...

Woodland Adventures are pretty goofy, one moment you are tired and deprived, and the next, marching back to the camp with an ice cream sandwich in hand. I am ashamed to admit that I am the only person that has ever gotten lost at Nordhouse, It was my...

I don't remember how I found Whitman's Kosmos, as beautiful as the ending is, it is the middle that caught my attention. "Who, out of the theory of the earth and of his or her body understands by subtle analogies all other theories, The theory of a city...

Use wisdom, Get ahead of trouble. Find them, find all your ends. Bring them within, make a start. We do not age, we amplify. Don't stop, align in balance. The slightest push, is the greatest force. You cannot grow, without a multiplex. One...

You have one job, only one worry. Self education and search for meaningful knowledge, and the question of whether or not you are learning fast enough. The more knowledgeable you are, the more lasting and sophisticated the choices you make; and the...

Each Human Being, Must Become Wise. You are a Child of the Universe first, and within you is a unique constellation of thoughts. Our world needs those thoughts to evolve into a nebula of wisdom, so that Humanity may progress forward without repeating...

The best lecture is one that you prepare yourself, out of documentaries, internet videos, audio books, info-graphics and visualizations. Sometimes you get some hands on experience, like a Raspberry PI Kit, with a bread board and a bunch of sensors to...

No matter how many times a teacher punishes you with bad grades, you are most likely to assume you are not smart. The truth is that the teacher is a fraud, they are only preparing you to put on a show. The idea of subject divisions, pre-set time...

It may not be possible to grow up, on paths that other people want us to walk. With each step we take in life we must bloom, there have to be audio books and adventures that call our name. If we take a single step to the side, we will no longer have...

If you find your self in a desert, or yearning for one, or a hermitage, or just want to be left alone. Then you are letting people get to you, you need to turn around and raise a shield. It is so easy, it is ridiculous, it is right in front of you, ...

If you don't like Audio Books, then you are going too fast through life, you have to slow down, all the way down until your Heart begins calling for wisdom. Look, whatever we think we know, is almost certainly incomplete without books, and it takes just...

Existentialists say that we must give our existence a meaning, we are not to accept what we are told to become. Evolutionary biologists say there was once a need to listen to the elders, it helped tribe cohesion, it got the younger ones on fast track. ...

Dear Parents, School past elementary may not be working, you should let your children know it is broken. Tell them, it is still a big deal for you, because as babysitters go, school is the best. But be warned, if your child is getting bad grades, ...

You really are a genius, we are all super smart. There are lots of tools, that people use to create. For example, poetry has rhyming dictionaries. Painting and drawing, has art projectors that help with proportions. In the world of sculpture, some...

We are each a miracle of Cosmos, and each day is a gift. Life is not short, life is so long, that you are going to forget a bunch a stuff, and not care. But it is possible to run in circles; pretend to learn, work hard at a job you hate, and never...

That is all you get to save the world with, if it was easy somebody else would have done it already. Next time you're in class, look at the back row, one of them is a genius who does not believe in the world anymore, the rest need help, the sooner the...

You are a Royalty, you are more than the endless universe will ever be able to comprehend. You can't just act like everyone else, because that is not worthy of you. You are nothing-like the mix that fits all, you are a unique-and-blinding beauty. And...

There is little to stop life's misfortunes from happening, but we can learn to face them in great dignity. All misfortunes can be conquered with wisdom, the act of rising from misfortunes grants our life a greater meaning. With what we learn we can...

Life is not meant to frighten you, it is meant to become your most Beautiful Work Of Art. Even if we had perfect governments and perfect schools, and became perfectly educated... ...it would still be better for us all, and the universe, if you stopped...

It is not always necessary to accurately map the affairs of the World. sometimes all you need is a vision of a better one. The world is difficult to grasp because people in authority, have interests that differ from, the people that vote on them. ...

The legacy you commit to the pages of Human History, is by definition your greatest and most difficult achievement. Legacies are as unique as personalities, so as long as it is meaningful no one is greater than the next. There is an exception worth...

Your great strength is yours only, it is for you so that you may live a beautiful and meaningful life. It cannot be sold or rented, because it is priceless. Nor, can you give it away, under any circumstance. Everybody that has something to gain, ...

Might is meant for battle only, when battles end, we must return to balance. Life is meant to revolve around cheerfulness, or sweet mischief if you are one of those. It is fueled by knowledge, driven by wisdom, all towards greatness. It matters that...

Learn and make haste slowly, examine life in search for wisdom. When someone pulls you, stand your ground. When someone frightens you, leave. You will find no answers, except, for one place. Call it the Library, Books, Video Lectures, or Audio...

The educational shortcut, is always a lie. The only thing we will find in a shortcut, is a fantasy or fairy tale, an impression of education, or make-believe success. There is really no need to take shortcuts in life, learning and growing up is...

Knowledge has an enormous impact on decision making, if you don't know enough you maybe taken advantage of. You gain knowledge by means of authentic education, an education that has maximum impact on your existence. Memorization or cramming is not an...

Real Education, makes you, more you, it greatly enhances your all predispositions. No one has the right to hold you in contempt for your talents, no one has the right to tell you who you should become. All pursuits of excellence lead to Knowledge,...

Just because the world is being tardy, it does not mean you should be too. In deed, if you fail to slowly make haste, then the world will become darker for it. Every Human must shine, with Enlightenment. I know it is hard to accept that schools may...

Mistakes and Misunderstandings divide Humanity today, noting can be done because varying levels of education interfere with unity. One of the biggest mistakes is ineffective education tricking students into believing that they are educated. Mis...

We expand our horizons by adding new experiences and reading new books, doing new things, going to new places, and challenging ourselves with new adventures. Our predispositions, life experiences, existing knowledge, what we do and where we are, our...

Culture switching is the best way to learn, it is about discovering that not only one's own culture is fluid, but also, that there is no standard culture, just a colorful bouquet. I think most people assume that switching cultures means living in some...

Rise, to get an eagle eye view, because the world belongs to you. Too many problems come from fantasies, there are too many of them to mention. So many of them are so miserable, that no poem can hold them. We can only really rise, high and above...

Break out of broken education, religions, governments, and status quo, do not fear those who secretly fear you, you are a Citizen of the World first. And be careful, don't let liars make a fool out of you, poverty is everywhere, and it fractures those...

Education in the context of an individual is the path to wisdom and greatness, in the context of the whole world, however, education is a path to World Peace. Education is a very unusual thing, it enhances everything it can touch. To borrow from movies...

The best way to win against a liar, is to never meet one, the simplest way to "win" is not to play their game. This is extremely easy, because avoidance of liars entails a path that they will never walk on, liars will never walk on the path of Knowledge...

The Universe works in very honest ways, when liars take to power; the honest become powerful. When we face impossible problems, someone will remind us; all human problems have human solutions. When governments become too complex, the Congress will...

We have a tendency to take things for granted, and we hold many Cognitive Biases that can harm us. It is really important to question everything, all the Sciences were born this way. The sciences are a product of the Scientific Principle, a product of...

Each generation, including yours, Dear Reader, is charged with figuring out, what is wrong. Previous generations discovered many wrongs, Wars, Racism, Inequality, Lack of Education. Due to ineffective schooling and resulting lack of education, we...

We can't have a standardized education, because that would require a standardized life. A life in which we are only passionate about what we are told to be passionate about. A life, where memorization, does suffice. My friends, the standardization of...

We all start with a Great Dignity, and Great Nobility, we are full of genius and imagination, and impossible dreams. We have to take good care for that, and use our Dignity and Nobility to transcend all limits, and beyond. There is a very tiny...

Without reading powerful books written by wise beings, all we can really do is come up with half-baked conspiracy theories. Does High School work? or does it destroy creativity, uniqueness, and self esteem. Does college work? Or is everyone...

All that has ever gone wrong, has gone wrong due to rejecting realities, and accepting, fantasies. To deny truth, is to create a terrible fantasy, and no human being should ever be committed to one - as life is far too precious. Yes, fantasies in a...

We, or the younger generations may find ourselves in situations where life does not make sense, where too many things are contradictory, ineffective, and too broken to be of any real use. When we are children we are taught falsehoods, indoctrinated into...

The best kind of trouble is the trouble you create for yourself, there is no limit to how elaborate of a problem you can invent. Relativity and contrast play a very important role here, the lower you are and the higher you aim the more it is worth the...

Though mighty, we are very delicate creatures, our minds require Beauty and Calm to learn the most at their best. Haste of organized education, threats of losing a 4.0 GPA, homework deadlines, and even subconsciously knowing that memorization is not...

School, wisdom, philosophy, job, university, career, writing, politics, adventure, grades, greatness, soul, how can you tell which of these are real, outdated or just not worth your time? By finding your beginning, of course, and then weaving an...

Do you remember wondering about becoming an adult? wanting to be done with this dumb kid stuff and have Ice Cream... even in winter. Just being half pint is not that big of a deal, it is the not knowing, what adults know, that's the hard part. For some...

Wisdom, is our Universal Language, imagine two wise beings from nations that dislike each other. There is nothing but admiration, the wish to share, and communicate. While we all know some English, there is a lot those two have to say to each other. ...

If something is wrong somewhere, you are not the only one to care. There are others that will fight beside you, so as long as your cause is just and true. Some will fight by subtle analogy, learn from them, and their lack of apology. Speaking out...

You must not allow your parents to use school as a babysitter, you must not allow your teachers to trick you into memorization. Friends and social life, are not an excuse to stay in a bad school, grab your friends and transfer to something better, or...

Surely, this is a very mild winter season, and Spring will come a month sooner just for that reason. Therefore, we are really just about 84 days away, it is coming real fast even though today the sky was gray. And since this was an extremely warm year,...

Wisdom has many names and can be viewed in many different ways, most popular perspective is that [non-academic] Philosophy leads to wisdom. One particularly beautiful view, hints on wisdom with the words Content of Character. The most mechanically...

Lack of education must be recognized as the highest threat, to the security of our world. We are not to force children into poverty, by selling a mere impression of knowledge. Privacy is to be recognized, as a Basic Human right. And those of you who...

Greatness is not a question of having it or not, it is whether or not you use it a little or a lot. We will each be asked to become Wise and Great, to save the world from mediocrity and hate. All battles for goodness are already won, and before you...

Any adventure, is an adventure. You don't have to go far, though walking will be involved. Adventures within adventures, are even more fun. That's where you go somewhere, and then explore something else from there. It is like going to Ludington, ...

Time for all of us to rise, to fuel that which is greatest within us. It is how we change the world with our works, that matters the most in the end. It is almost certainly a very small book, one that will sit along side a smartphone. And it is a...

A hole in the window curtain, lets a stray ray of light in. The light displays a blurry image, of what is outside, a pin hole camera. As the beam travels along the wall, he can imagine the entire solar system. He knows the planet spins and rotates, ...

It is quite a quirk we have, that we believe whatever we are born into. It is such a terrible disadvantage, and nobody, makes it known to us. The study of Cognitive Biases, should be first and foremost. I wish teachers would speak out more often, ...

Each day always starts with getting up, except that, in the little wilderness you can't just roll out of bed. At first, at best, you roll over, to see where everything is at. And although you can kind of lift yourself, you can't really get up. You...

The first point of failure, and our first hope for repairs. Is focus on real education. Schools are graduating students that they failed to educate, these children grow into confused adults, lost and looking for belonging. Why is this tolerated? Let...

As winter nears, and snow appears. You need not worry, it is not end of Summers's glory. Simply, look at weather, in Florida Keys, no doubt it will be 83 or more degrees. Often Georgia is also very nice, and it is not too far, and may suffice. Don...

Even if you set off at noon, you will discover, the new moon. While the day is full of light, it is not over, till midnight. Because, once your eyes get used to the night, the moon and the stars, become almost as bright. Though many, may count their...

When you drive long enough, you will inevitably find yourself far away from everything. Now, you have to be courageous, as first few days are going to be filled with doubt. Once you get through it, and the daily stresses let go of you, you will become...

Sometimes writing journals becomes a chore, because page after page the darn thing begs for more. Slowly it becomes a bore, and so as we grow, writing turns into a thing of yore. I think, writing poetry is the best, as here your language takes you on...

Each lesson must add to the next one, we hardly need to push ourselves. It sooo important that you start with something you like, it can be anything flying kites, planting flowers, feeding squirrels. There area always extras that come alongside, and...

That is the law, above all laws, that is the rule above all rules. That is the advice, above all advice, that is the last sacred wisdom. The adults can have whatever they want, and a full measure of happiness, so as long as it does not interfere with...

Each time someone loses belief in themselves, the world becomes a darker place. The bad people are sick and broken, they only have as much power as you give them. The more you grow in strength, the weaker, they become. Humans are unbreakable, just as...

When you think about life decade by decade, you can see that it is best lived by following an upward slope. Each decade should be powerful for us, it should propel us forward and beyond. We must really take the time to consider what is important, what...

You are more than a student, or employee, you are more than what you have, and even more than your dreams. But oh my gosh, it is so easy to forget how special we all are, fall to daily routines, and carrots and sticks and stones. Two weeks of vacation...

Books and Audio Books, are as important to us as food. But many of us can't get into them, and there is a reason why. Many lives are lived at a speed, that makes books hard to follow and understand. We lead busy lives, and majority of our time is...

The only thing that divides Humanity, is levels of education. The more educated we become, the closer we come together. With real education, comes wisdom. Humanity is destined, to come together in Wisdom and Peace. To hasten our Convergence on...

Fake schooling and the resulting lack of education, not only hold us back and propagate misery but will destabilize a nation. But the problems are far more complicated, for one there are very few real criminals, most were just warped by lack of school. ...

Humanity can only grow by looking into its heart, and slowly learning Philosophy, Sciences, and Art. It is easy. It is what the modern non-fiction is all about, just, grab an audio book and go all out. Hey, you don't need any reasons, to become a...

Wisdom is the substance with which Humanity grows, and it is also the might with which every hero rose. There cannot be a united world without a wise voter, systems of politics can't work like a motor. Corruption comes out of most people wanting to...

Very gently we must step out of comfort zone, and find something our elder selves may wish to have known. We learn best out of curiosity and in need, and to so start we need a direction and a seed. A direction is set by something cool, and a seed...

Myths were invented to describe amazing people, and I've seen many amazing creatures in my journeys. One time out in Nordhouse, out of nowhere popped out a freshly graduated engineer. He held up a gallon water container that was carrying back to camp, ...

Some secrets are right there, in the sand, they lay bare. For a few days, I, manned that blaze. I lit a fire so great, that it moved me, to create. I didn't have much in my tent, in my wallet, I didn't have a singe cent. I lived in a castle, built...

Invent everything, we are all extremely smart. We can learn anything, so as long as we don't skip any steps along the way. And so as long, as all steps are interesting and fun to us. Never force yourself to learn something you don't enjoy, just keep...

Of course, it is not just aging, but is it also more than just learning. Some say "Lean into the discomfort.", others "Don't try go all the way.". It is all about building ourselves, layer by layer. The layers, need not always be on the same subject...

If you frown at all the snow, there is something you should know. Put on your mittens, and a hat, and buy a big bottle of suntan lotion right where you're at. But don't drive back home, just turn south on 275, and drive. We're going all the way down,...

Our , will only keep causing trouble for as long as we are unaware of them. Eventually, new, fully functional educational systems, will help us to Knowledge and Wisdom. As we learn to trust computers, we will learn to stop relying on easily...

You can't finish by simply getting to the end, if you don't start in the beginning. We learn a new language out there, the edge grants us a new vocabulary. A vocabulary, is also an aid for thinking, it helps us navigate better. And the edge is a...

> But we were born of risen apes, not fallen angels, and the apes were armed killers besides. > > And so what shall we wonder at? Our murders and massacres and missiles, > and our irreconcilable regiments? > > Or our treaties whatever they may be worth; ...

It is not "the secret to happiness", it is that happiness; is the secret. Happiness is the true human superpower. Sure, we can push through anything, and adapt to everything. But, in happiness, our might multiples to no end. And happiness can't be...

I know you know, what I am about to say. Yes, it is all connected. You can learn the nearly instantly, if you start with Alan Walker's Faded. There is a springy sound in between the beat past the intro, that's where you contract your core, that's...

The distance between Science and Play, between Adventurer and Scientist, approaches zero will approach zero in proportion to just how much fun you are having. My first independent invention was a CD based Car MP3 player in 1998, there were many other...

I think that is how the great thinkers learned in the past, they would grab onto something like Gravitation, Electromagnetism, Pendulums, and try to figure out how they worked, what forces influenced the things they observed. Inventing and Invention,...

You are a great inventor, invention is something we do naturally, but you need to detox from all the hustle and bustle of busy life. Your private inventions usually build on something someone else did, so social networks, websites, photography, and...

My Friends, No century is ordinary, and such is the case with this one, you have a little bit of work to do, you may need to slow down with school and work a bit. You will be creating a series of books about Real Education, Governing the World, Human...

If loneliness, school, or work has you stressed out, and in haste you are slowly forgetting where your lines are. Here's a bit of magic for you, it will help you separate who you are, from what you choose to do. Keep a backpack by your front door, ...

Living is Art, so lift your brush to the canvas, Dear Friends. Fatigue, overwork, imbalance, tiredness, all conspire to keep us running in circles. Especially, right before setting off on an adventure, sometimes it takes up to a week, to remember who...

Schools and Teachers, Universities, Colleges, and Professors, and even Politicians, all had an amazing opportunity to enable the current generations with Real Education. They will keep saying that they are working on it, and that they love students, but...

Humanity is like a Garden, and Humans are flowers that grow with Knowledge. No one flower can make the other grow, but we can share and pass on good ideas amongst each other. All those good ideas combined, form our body of Knowledge. Only with real...

Your Ideas, Curiosities, Adventures, Doodles, and Little Poems, is all there is, and it is all that will hold the world together. From the little seed of your notebook, your trusty pencil, that one thing you posted on the internet that still impresses...

Each human being contains precisely one labyrinth mostly consisting of a single long winding road with plenty of forks. this is their own perfect, private, personal, sacred curriculum. If they are granted the opportunity to follow it, at their own pace,...

Do not drop out of High School, the Back Row is a special place. It is how the Universe asks for help, you are being asked to watch for trouble. To keep an eye on your bullies, make sure they all come back from home. Their violence is an expression...

For Humans, tragically, it is either knowledge or conflict. We come from warring tribes, humanity has risen from war. That rise came from, increasing levels of knowledge. The modern Human has been around for 200,000 years, it is the knowledge that...

Nowhere better can we connect with the Universe, than that lost and lonely, lonesome dark. I listened to the crickets, and the frogs, I listened to the leaves, and waves. And when the stars and the moon came out, I'd walk in the sunlight touched the...

They were students, researching, thinking, learning, they were not renowned scientists, they were just bored programmers looking for a challenge. Something greater than mathematics, or algorithms, or languages, they were looking for something more than...

We have traveled to watch Alpha Orionis undergo Supernova, and to say Hello, to everybody else, who had the same idea. We have been studying it even before we became space faring species, we as in all the species that grew up seeing it with their own...

Here our Heroines discovered that Social Networks could be used as Human Intelligence based Computer, and that all it required to build entire governments was the concept of nested groups, (mathematically speaking graphs of sets to which users belong to)....

Once, late at night, I was prancing in the moonlight. Marching through the woodlands of Ludington State Park, and I must say, even with the moonlight the woods remained dark. There was an occasional bark or a howl, but it didn't get scary till I heard...

To learn something you must hunger for it, to learn something, you must love it. To learn something, you must enjoy it so much, that you will put it aside, and learn the stuff beneath it first, to grant yourself a fair chance at mastery. Every little...

I am sorry my Friends, but life is not to be lived quietly. If you are not shaking, and you voice is not broken, from screaming an yelling at the Congress, when they called you in for questioning - but they had to drag you out, for screaming - about...

By the time you realize how true it is that the world is yours, all the authority figures you once knew, will have retired. So in teenage days, just as teachers are brainlessly trying to convince everyone, that we are not good enough because we don't...

At first they laughed, then they called them a cult, then accused them of corruption, and when it was all over, most called them The Founding Mothers. We didn't live under a threat of Nuclear War, the models predicted the war as 100% certain. This is...

I have searched for great beings, because I wanted to learn about life. And I found them, they are not even rare. Many are outspoken, and all over the internet. Though, far greater in person, than they show to the public. They walk among us, quiet...

It felt so healthy to sit down to the first version, the promise of creating a program that will change the world felt amazing. They settled on trusty bare bones , and the first routes they put in were view and edit. Carl Sagan once said, that if you...

It started Christmas 2020, the world was already in trouble; the conjecture in a sentence was this: "What can be corrupted will be corrupted, and there are no fully operational public institutions anywhere", it is too easy for bad people to, not just...

Ability to connect with knowledge through audio-books, and retain that knowledge, as your own, and build on it to no end, is beyond the powers of Universe. Inheriting Knowledge to build Wisdom makes you unstoppable, and once you sit down to write a...

A new age is coming, an age where the younger generations will end tolerance of blind mistakes. There will be no more business as usual, for there was never a usual to be had. The children can see that borders are hurting the world, political,...

We brought students to schools, and now time has come, to bring schools to students. We will now take great care to remove any and all political, cultural, religious indoctrination, we will remove blind spots, bad ideas, grades, divisions, incompetent...

The simplest, most resilient, tested and lasting unit of information, that can transfer large amounts of knowledge between Human Beings, is a book. Reading a raw book is like eating soup from a can, it is very nutritious, it tastes OK, it is fine, but...

My Friends, In this letter I ask you to begin working on building the schools we wish we had, by means of creating free and open audio and video lectures. I am asking you to study what you love, to learn and master what moves your heart, and improve...

Just like we are vulnerable, to listening to authority without question. Just like we are blind to indoctrination, unable to see fast enough that reality had been warped. We also have a problem of integration with Knowledge and Wisdom, if our days are...

Elementary Schools are still a Dream, perhaps the most beautiful Achievement of Human Kind. Before mandatory education people didn't think poor kids could learn, people didn't want poor kids to learn. But we did it, we did it, it worked. It will...

Recordings of lectures and digital materials should be put into public domain. Schools should not to charge money for recordings of lectures. Education is meant to be free, for the Good of All Humanity. An institution may charge money for a live lecture...

You have to break away, and start doing the things you love, your way. You only grow smarter, when you add thoughts together, and create a greater whole that makes you better. You have to find your beginning, right now, find a way to stop listening to...

Don't just try to be the change you hope to see, it will take more, than just you and me. You have to move an entire generation, or two, and they need to be really touched so that they may follow you. You have to speak out, to inspire, send a Noble...

Once and for all, learn to see Your Life as a Whole, You only get one life, and that whole life is your life. The whole thing is yours, but you also have to become, Great Beings, Mountain Movers, and Mentors. The little ones need it, you have to...

There was a little lady that figured out how to change the world, all that is known, is that she wasn't very old. She posted a single long video, that opened with "I don't want to be a bother," today, everyone just calls her, Mum or Mother. She said...

Authenticity and Pursuits of Excellence are a fine method, for resisting the overwhelming power of Cultural Indoctrination. It is easy to trick ourselves that we know enough, that we will do enough, but to test ourselves we only need to see if we can...

Writing is like the spinning top in Inception, it is a way to self evaluate. If you continue being unable to write, then it means you are surrounded by invisible walls. Being able to lay down your favorite thoughts on a piece of paper, and helping to...

It is pretty embarrassing to be born into a world where our dear politicians pointed atomic weapons at each other, and celebrated the peace; that this brought to the world. I will say that with broken schools or fake education, we can't really have the...

Same things may have many different names, and different things can be called by the same name. Add liars, manipulators, pretenders, the vengeful, greedy, and blind. Add language barriers, national borders, fake education, indoctrination, censorship, ...

A system of institutions is like a collection of computer programs, where each program relies on the other for valid information. Cities are powered by institutions, and when institutions go bad, the entire city suffers; similar to how a computer will...

We must repair schools, and finally put an end to ideas like listen and repeat and short term memorization. The first and foremost is the elimination of grades, which also means elimination of standardized testing. There cannot be such a thing as a...

Real education is a Great Empowering Adventure, that begins, with what is interesting to us. It's how Human Beings progress forward, it's how Socrates, DaVinci, Bruno, Newton, became known. They followed a path as dictated by their mind, and that...

I had a strange dream, Dear Reader, and at first I thought it was too odd to share, but now I am thinking, maybe someone you will care. I dreamt that schools were totally, completely fake, and that the future of the whole world was at stake. They...

So as long as you fully accept the fact, that a key to every Success in Life is, Happiness. And so as long, as you take the time to help others, to accept this Grand Fact of Life as well. So as long as you take the time to congratulate, those who...

Grab onto your butts, we are about to go nuts! We are headed back in time, to make a little bit of rhyme. Do you want to know, where and when we are going? Greece! 425 BC, to see about a real teacher, having a walk with his students by the sea. ...

No one person can save the world, we have to take turns because of how exhausting that is. No one person can speak to the whole world, the world is too complex and our voice and message will become too scattered. We just need to keep speaking until the...

I've been making web pages for ages, learning slowly in many stages. I begun in 1999, and I am still learning new things about design. All the programming languages changed many times, but knowing the whole history is very useful at times. I've...

Let the deans nod to the graduates that drink most coffee, sitting with presidents and dignitaries, let them smile that each passed their trial. But you, Dear Mother, you take your child to the Library, make it their Castle, make it their Home, make...

We have to remind each other, that change requires, that you and I grow. That we grow in strength, that we grow in experience. that we grow in knowledge. That we grow in Wisdom, that we grow in Foresight. That we grow all the way up. We can't...

Where, sometimes, we all belong, and where life is very, very, very, very, long. As it winds along the well worn paths like a little song, and where there is always a right, that can fix a wrong. And we are hardly ever alone, so as long as we stand...

When you gather a comfortable amount of observation, there is a moment when you go from observer to creator. It is similar to how you arrive in a new city, at first you are unsure, but eventually it becomes your home town. In politics, politicians so...

You begin where they left off, Hypatia, Socrates, Giordano Bruno; that is always the Noblest start, you start in the beginning. Then, Books, Audio Books, School Library, Public Library, Every Library. You learn and rise, to improve on their works. ...

Oh, much can be said, of what one thinks today, and another tomorrow morning. But, the world belongs, to all the future generations, we are just temporary residents. We are not to treat Earth, as if it only belonged to us. We are to stop lying to...

The Human Mind is beautiful, but as we grow, it requires upgrades, education, insights. Philosophy, Love of Wisdom, the uncontradictory arrangement of thoughts which that represents, must constantly aim to correct, expand and refine it self. Even...

If the world had an enemy, its greatest weapon would be the control of the level of knowledge, and control of what is allowed to be known. Even without an enemy, we fall into the trap of unknowing, all on our own, ..and we make, what we discover later...

To the question “how far must I go”, there is but one answer, and it is never to be uttered quietly. You must feel it and yell it, yell it because every moment is a precious miracle. So you yell: Higher! Because higher is the answer, and it the only...

It rained today, but was also my jogging day, so went about it in a warrior's way. I looked out the window and it was entirely too dark, I said, "I hope I wont have to hide under a tree in some park." As I made it to Ford Road it didn't seem that bad, ...

It will bring light wherever there is darkness, it will light up the City Streets and help our vision. It will bring us words when we are tired, it will bring us strength when we can’t go no more. It is good for a million things, and it does make us...

Learning is one of the most important things we do, we need it for our health. Learning helps us rise above our limits, and it sets us free from misperceptions. Learning requires that we progress in layers, that we build upon our existing knowledge. We...

You can't leap into whatever you conceive Enlightenment to be, it is built layer by layer, step by step, and year by year. We all need might, never has a creature been alive that didn't need strength, and waiting until the last moment; is a bad idea,...

There are tipping points in your intellectual development, where you go from careful observation to certainty of knowing. You build one thing on top of the other, it becomes your Temple of Knowledge. If you are correct about it all, then the more you...

The only thing keeping us back, is lack of wisdom, this is occurring because the world places no emphasis on becoming wise. Without wisdom we can't even tell if education is real or not, ...the mark of a real education are real results. Without wisdom...

All nations try very hard to divide, outline their treasure and their national pride. But reality is such, that this does not matter much. One can complain about this nation or that nation, but that does not change the situation... We are one, one...

You are not alone, and all you do matters. As you rise, you create a way for others to follow. Struggle, like suffering, is a gas that fills all the available space. It is never easy for anybody, the difference is in the choices we make and the aims...

We can't stand up to corruption, if we are not knowledgeable enough to see where it is. Working towards good grades rather than Empowering Wisdom, actually works to shield what is broken about the world today. Only real and meaningful, functional and...

The present belongs to the current generation, therefore the current generations can be said to be the most important. Much is to be said on the subject of the great mistakes of the most recent century, and just as importantly much is to be said about...

A World torn apart by borders, is a broken world full of dark secrets. The world can't progress forward, if we are not learning. Observations are very important, but they are not on a large enough scale. We need a steady stream from multiple...

I took a little nap, As I had to finish a website and an app. I woke up feeling sweet and mighty and very strong. even though I really didn't sleep for very long. Now I have to get ready to go back to real sleep, and I hope I don't end up having to...

When you were a baby you could see the world well enough, but what made a difference was watching it for a while. By observing the world we made sense of it, we noticed how things connect; and learned to participate. But we are also very good at...

Endurance, like speaking, or memorizing poems, and languages languages, or recalling details on the walls of our childhood home, streets of our city, is a talent we are all born with. Like memorizing a poem, or learning a language it is a slow process, ...

Nothing was coincidental, it was strong and clear. The amateurs were the first, social networks came to a crawl. The signal originated nowhere other, than the uninhabitable Proxima Centauri b. There was an orbiting computer, they are spaced out 100...

A legendary creature, from a winter 17,000 years ago. Still speaks of Might, at the Cave of Lascaux. It was not a hunt, but a Magical Sight, It was a Noble Megaloceros, on a wintry starlit night. A Family, and a Traveler, Had to go out and see, ...

Audio Books, Video Lectures, Internet Lectures and Video Tutorials, are all extremely important for our heath, healing, and well being. One interesting way to start, is Travel and Adventure books. All the top rated books by are fun and frequently funny...

Do not let unfairness crush or burden you, rise up against it, and speak out. Do not let anyone or anything make you feel tired, tiredness will cloud your judgment until it is too late. Do not let anything stand between you and sunshine, the morning...

We are each born to a unique environment, family arrangement, economic level, and intellectual culture. To be fair, unique environment is good so as long as it it positive, safe; it is just as beautiful to walk a Tree Root Bridge as it is Ride a Bull or...

If you grant me, that growing up is more than mere aging, and that the other component is Intellectual Development. And if we agree that we each start near zero, and carry on upwards eventually becoming unique and creating undiscovered paths. And if we...

I went bicycling today, but I was lost in thoughts all day. I thought about Typography and Art, and how evey Human Being is really smart. How people get busy, and how life is rarely easy. How we get tired, how creativity is made, otherwise it will...

Before we learn what we should know, we must first learn how to grow. To break out of all the rooms and halls, we must destroy all the invisible walls. As we cannot reason-about what we can’t see, and so we must surpass our limits before we can think...

May all your days add, may you never feel sad. Because it is hard to say, what things may. We certainly know not, the world; dot for dot. What we do know, is not to resign or live low. Because life is one, so live as bright as the sun. And as...

I woke up at five, and I felt alive. I left at five forty two, I could still smell the dew. The sun was still down, and the clouds looked brown. But I ran, like Superman. I had weights in each hand, ready to conquer Westland. Though by the time I...

I was tossing and turning late at night, only to be awoken by thunder and a flash of light. The room shook and I felt it in my chest, but I was wearing earplugs so I didn't hear the rest. I used to be scared of thunder quite a bit, then I was told if...

I woke up early, dressed barely. Just enough so that I am not bare, and jumped on my iron mare. We set course away from the sun, and just like that we ran. Some quarter way through, we had to turn left towards the dew. But then the road went...

Sure, racing my bicycle is nice late in the day, but at the end I have to use a flashlight to find my way. Riding in the morning, the sun becomes so blinding halfway through, that I have to switch to sunglasses to continue enjoying the view. Mornings...

Goooolly, what a beautiful day today was, I rode around shirtless breaking all the laws. I woke up this morning and noticed how cloudy, I looked at my bicycle and said "Howdy!" I've decided to ride all the way to the end of the trail, and it took...

It has been a quarter of a century, but I still remember the sounds of New York, I can almost hear the busy parks, and cars and the occasional police siren. I still remember that a slice of New York Pizza across the street, is one dollar and twenty five...

Sometimes I race my bicycle in the twilight, it is not too dark - there is still plenty of light. And to be safe, I bring my flashing lamp, and ride carefully like a real champ. But, oh boy, oh boy, is it nice, there are deer, bunnies, and little mice...

Life is always about learning and knowing, all those winds of change freely blowing. But there is something you must always remember, that you are a Raging Fire not a glowing ember. It is your right to strive and thrive and grow, may you melt all the...

My Friends, Not only are we unable to directly conjure up the greatest of our heights, in that they must ensue from our Greatness & Pursuits. But also, we can't see that which we will miss. A mistake hidden within the heartbreaking realm of never...

I know all too well that writing books is hard, as far as I can tell; I am still learning English. But books, share principles, with life, be it book or life, it is always page after page, it has chapters. Books are not, some fancy extra, but a pretty...

The Philosophers attempt to bring ideas to the future generations, they are masters of learning how to think, conceptualize, and get extremely smart. There are a few things that we must set aside at first, and above all remember that they were children...

We are all very unique, and we are irreplaceable. But the world is still growing, and it may neither fit not truly inspire you. So you have to find out what really moves you, what makes you stand on unshakable ground. Accepting the responsibility for...

It has been happening slowly for a hundred years, even though people are not taught to become Great Beings. Mistakes, especially the ones that make us feel foolish, open out minds for rapid self education. It used to be harder to learn, now we have...

Growing up, getting up, moving up, rising up, we each have this abstract sense of a special direction. It calls to us when we are down, and it calls when we can go higher. You don't even need to speak a language, just lift you finger and point to the...

A Powerful Summer Storm approached with mighty thunder and powerful showers, and as always my power went out for for some twenty four hours. I love Mother Nature and her Cosmic Powers, with this much rain there can only be more blooming flowers. But,...

We are not Island Universes scattered to no end in some void, we are a part of a growing civilization with a past and a future. And we might have become confused about the Scope of Our Existence, we stand divided by borders and committed to repeating...

We are granted Consciousness, but given no guarantees by the Universe. The only guarantee we have is Ourselves, the one Element that we are truly in control of. The deliberate act of Growing Up, is a constant reminder of that control. Dusk and...

Nope, we may not finish school, get a job, buy a house, and worry about old age; My Dear fiends, I forbid you, and you're not even not allowed anyway. I don't know who came up with thins nonsense, and I don't know why our parents repeat it - though I...

Good to see you, my Enormous Old Friend, how long has it been now? You haven't aged a day, and as promised I grew in Wisdom, and Strength, and I maybe a bit Taller. I bet they finally fixed that on the Manhattan side, I promise to come sit, some day. ...

First of All, Let me share with you a secret to a great intellectual wealth, if you ever get hurt, or lonely the Audio Books will completely restore your health. They will help you understand the world a lot better, and they will piece your heart right...

Of course, let us ask what their regrets are... We are after all the future generation, to those that came before us. Therefore we have insight, and certainly have regrets. We regret; wars, poverty, hate and stupidity. We want World Peace, because...

I dreamt I was tumbling through time, and I had no control over which fragments I see. There was a mother writing a letter to a famous movie star, she was asking him to stop making movies, because her boy didn't comeback from war. And it worked, and...

While Constitutions and Declarations, age and get amended, to become other than intended. Most beloved poetry is writ in stone, loved and celebrated, and hard to forget. So, let us write poems to celebrate every era, and each new idea worthy of us and...

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Hey! whew, it's only eight, and here I was worried, that I am going to be late. Today is Friday, and on every Friday I must look, for new ideas, to add to my fancy It is a book, made out of videos, and some ideas, don't have enough of those. ...

I always try hard to learn something new, so that my elder self can mumble "I grew." I try to listen to a non-fiction book or two, to update my general world view. And I do computer programming and research too, I have lots of bookmarks in my queue. ...

Summer and Winter, Spring, and Autumn are my favorite seasons, but today, Winter came to mind; for many reasons. For one, it is Summer, a Hot Summer, Heatwave in full swing, and I can't believe what great relief; a little snowfall would bring. And I...

Without learning we cannot grow up, and without teaching the world cannot progress. It does not matter where you start your journey, be it top of the world, or the very bottom, or somewhere in the middle. Wherever you start, you must immediately begin...

Of all the filthy creatures from The Baltic Sea to Lake Michigan, there is but one I miss and always rejoice to see again. Never, have I met a creature more Awful and Cheerful than the , and not a single moment we spent together was any dull. The most...

One late afternoon I hopped on my bicycle to ride the trail, and returned with an interesting tale. For right where 275 and Michigan meet, I found a . It is a huge park that branches out to two more little parks, though they are behind peoples houses...

When you sense that fear is near, begin thinking about all the things you hold dear. Think about how far you have already grown, how much of what you love used to be scary or unknown. And do not let anyone try to control you with fear, they are weak...

In the 18th and 19th centuries would search the muddy shores of the River Thames at low tide for anything that could be sold; and sometimes, when occasion arose, pilfering from river traffic. By at least the late 18th century people dwelling near the river...

My Friends, it is very important not to think in terms of Others running the world, whoever holds the power now, will be too old in a handful or years. The world is yours, but it is nowhere near ready, it needs great ideas, a lot of work, and it comes...

Great Adventures need not take you far, and ultimately, wherever you go there you are. But still, there is something special about new places, we see more deeply, and get in good graces. I think the kind of adventure, that really is the best, will...

On the last day of the old year, kids were granted the power to come up with a name for our newly united world... It all stared a long time ago, it was about not repeating history's mistakes, a newly found emphasis on not committing the sins of our...

When we are still learning what the world is, we find comfort in recognizing where something starts, and where it ends. Knowing the beginning and seeing the ending helps us feel in control, it helps us see the journey's end, or the height of a challenge...

To rise, to become strong, to grow and to break away and become more authentic, is our first great responsibility, and our health. However, it does go against our nature as children, we have a tendency not to look outside of the culture we are brought...

No worries, the only real darkness is the Twilight of Hesitation, it is dangerous because it makes time go by all too fast. So you just have to make a promise to your self, that each day will be a tiny-tiny itsy-bitsy better; than then previous. Other...

Anything that can go wrong may go wrong, and there is only one guarantee in life. It is a guarantee, precisely because it is within our complete control, the guarantee is The Greatness Of Our Soul, or Spirit, or Being. It means you will keep getting up...

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For those of you who had trouble, finding the Northern end of the I-275 Bicycle Tail. Hines connects North and South parts, but it is really hard to find the I got on my bicycle today, and took some pictures. You have to find the M-14 Overpass, or...

Back when I was a Teenager, one late Friday afternoon. I had a nap, so amazing, I have never forgotten about it. I woke up light as a feather, and I dressed beautifully. And went exploring, little Coffee Shops in Plymouth. I went to see The Brew Ha...

In the beginning we discover our Universal Self, the Being we are, regardless, of what Culture or Place we are born into. Then we set an aim, by asking our Elder Selves what heir regrets are, the more we advance forward the more we become Ourselves. ...

Try to imagine yourself born in different places or to different cultures, note how you are influenced by all the surrounding factors. Note, how there are parts of you that never do change, that form some kind of a foundation. Rather, than than letting...

All those High and Mighty claims of "I am stronger", "I can run longer", "You can't do what I do", are bunk. But they also beautifully underline the importance of Endurance, nothing is more important for an Athlete than Proper Endurance. Without a...

Nonfiction books are way to share wisdom, some wisdom is in the form of advice, other you have to discover yourself. Life is too precious, and we are far too intelligent not to inherit wisdom from books, there is only one direction for us all, and that...

You know me, I am not one to complain, but; every once in a while a little bird flies into my jogging lane. She lands, and turns her head to look at me, the moment she sees that I see... ...she starts hopping, moving much faster than me, at first I...

Since we can't see future clearly, the risk is simply too great not to take the higher more challenging roads. If we are mistaken about the importance of growing up, and choose to push, and climb, and become Great Beings, anyway. Well, we can hardly...

There cannot be jogging without acting crazy, if you're not snarling and spitting you're just being lazy. Not to mention that its discussing to swallow those little files, you're not supposed to keep them, they're not your prize. Ultimately, it makes...

Humanity must not be scared of poverty, poverty is just a symptom of immature, shortsighted politics. For politics to grow up and begin helping the world heal, we must begin growing up, and inspire the children to growing up as well. Nothing will...

Your Earthly Lineage begun some four billions years ago, you ancestors weren't human, they couldn't even breathe Oxygen. We gradually adapted to changing conditions, to chemical composition of our Little Lonesome Blue Earth. In a mere Hundred Million...

Every one in a while I bicycle to the , and check if they did any work, and how it went. I always find it old, and full, of bumps thorns and grass, no matter how hard I bicycle, there is never a way to pass. I work up this morning, and said "It is time...

Life shouldn't be about beating your best, just as important as rising, is your day of rest. No matter how important your athletic quest, or how upon your arrival you are going to be blessed. Everyone, needs to get some rest, days will only get longer...

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My Friends, Your youth holds a great power, a power that you can hold on to throughout your entire existence. It is the power of creating a life that you will love, a life that will help you see with great clarity. A Life of Wisdom. But you must be...

Authenticity would be Wonderful on its own, it helps with trust, admiration, knowing, feeling. But, actually, it is far more than that, it reflects Fundamental Principles of The Universe. There is a very big difference, between crossing a real bridge, ...

My Friends, Build Your Mind, Build Your Body. Do not ignore your well being, you require Blue Skies, Seas, Mountains, Oceans, Lakes, and Forests. Do not ignore your Body, it needs care and exercise, and proper diet. Do not merely hope to get a job, ...

We are too good, at working too hard, this is why we must stay on guard. Your mind is more than just a tool, it is a rare and beautiful jewel. Many hope that you will never know, that your generation is the new new hope, for the world to grow. But,...

To slowly turn your life, into Art, small, is the best way to start. Small means but tiny discomfort, at first, make your adventures very short. You don't have to go out, all the way, let the sky, mountains, and sea invite you out to play. And the...

I sprayed myself with sunscreen today, grabbed my bicycle, and went on my way. And then, all of a sudden! I thought I was attacked by some angry bees, it turned out to be a mosquito who got me twice, in both knees. To be fair, I wore my new short...

No one regrets becoming wise, no adult ever wished to stay a child. All the grownups, embrace the powers they developed. You can see it in the way they Nobly & Calmly carry themselves. The time meant for your growing up, should not be disrupted in...

Take all that you are, and forge a suit of armor. Paint, or sculpt, or cosplay, we are always all to human, but we are unique. All your armor decorations, and Your medals of honor, will show you as you are. Keep growing up, keep adding to your story,...

Where do we come from, and why are we here, are just silly questions. While even silly questions lead to good things, they're not the primary questions we need to answer - like what makes us unique, and what do we love, and where are going to go, and...

Don't just move forward, you have to move up! Life is too short, You are too Noble, Truth is too Dear. Many give away their Time, some even give away Trust. Sometimes, because they are tired, because they had enough, or had waited long enough. ...

It is a pretty dark trick, and it makes life run out all too quick. If all were to be tricked to break the link, that they can't climb on giants to think; And all became mere muscle and bone, humanity would fade in vain, with a deathly moan. We have...

My Friends, liars happen, because it is easiest to live on the low, and never rise, and just hide in the status quo. That's why we often run into a trouble maker, it takes no effort to be a faker. Leave them, to their own stupid little prison, in...

See Companion Chapter in Take two steps forward, and one step back, Jack. Jogging is an art, and for art you must be smart. For each two days of training, on the third you must pretend it's raining. If you you can't make it rain, always worrying...

Don't take shortcuts, all shortcuts end abruptly. You can't pretend, what you pretend, can't ever become real. A life without Authenticity, will forever feel like chaos. You have no choice, but to Rise, to Emerge, in Majestic Authenticity. To build...

Your light must be a true reflection of Yourself, so that You may be truly seen and understood. Do not hide, emulate, simulate, pretend, or serve; that only disrupts Your light and path. You are already special enough, You are a Child of The Universe....

We have an aversion to being trapped, because of an innate sense of distance that we must travel. The distance begins the moment we gain self-awareness, the end, does not matter - only the distance does. You are in charge of the direction of your...

Your superpowers are not rooted in your wishes, as only very few wishes come true. Universe has already established its rule and order, we are latecomers to the Symphony Orchestra. Instead, seek your superpowers in what you already own, in the things...

Your Lifeline - the cumulative choices you made that affected your entire life, must be precisely aligned to match who you are, so that you may learn. This is not an easy thing, but there can be no other. We live in a world under constant erosion from...

Waiting for the sun to inch down, before I go out in the town. My legs have become like two huge potatoes, but that's life, that's how it goes. There are so many lovely people that notice me out there, yesterday a cute couple, lady with fancy hair. A...

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Our minds constantly construct boundaries, and constantly try to make us comfortable. But in an evolved world this works against us, it creates boundaries across which we hope to discharge pain. The source of the pain is poverty, poverty of mind and...

Today was my day of rest, and then I went jogging to run another test. I got really tired after my run, but I said "Not until I write my poem, will I be done." Earlier I wrote a little programs to overall it was a really good start. I woke up at six...

Call me Ishmael. Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. It is a way I have of...

I've been sitting here for half an hour, trying to conjure up my poetic power. But nothing seems to be coming out, I think I am going through a poetic drought. I guess this happens every once in a while, so it is not a reason not to smile. But I...

Not Until This, Not Until That Don't let anybody push you around, If you allow negativity towards you for long enough, it will make you very ill. Tolerance of negativity will push you to cross lines, it will derail you the same way that lies derail...

Philosophy, and her Daughters the Sciences, are a way to put ourselves to words, they are a means of storage, transfer, and communication. Philosophy is a thin outer layer of the Human Mind, of the Human Condition, of the Raw, Unleashed, Human...

on YouTube that explains the program behind this little poem. I wrote a new workout program, Holy Molly, surely this will turn out to be another folly. It will make me jog fast like lightening, I think a lot of people will find my wobbles very...

Universe created Evolution, Evolution created Consciousness, Consciousness created Humans, and Humans created Philosophy. The word Philosophy, comes from the greek Philosophia, it means Love of Wisdom. It comes from the time when Great Beings first...

Why does Philosophy seem so foggy, so unclear, and uncertain. Living above yourself, transcending your limits, puts you in a wiser state, more complex state, harder to understand state. I can't describe that directly, but I can describe it by subtle...

Nothing is what it looks like, because Human Beings, are not of the world of sequentially predictable machines. Human Beings emerged, out of infinitely increasing complexity, by rules of infinite accidents along lines of fuzzy principles. In a word, we...

With each little triumph, we add to our treasures, and it grows over time, it grows beyond measures. Sometimes, it all starts in loneliness, but it quickly fills up as it reaches silliness. And so, we carry our fancy treasure chest, we take it with us...

Well, from the first moment on, we are asked if we should live in harmony. We are still very young, barely know of the world. And already the question of harmony comes, and in harmony we learn, and thrive. Away from it, we'll be interrupted, and...

It was a very rainy day, the sky was completely gray. I took a nap come afternoon, fell into my bed with a big swoon. I woke up rested, and ran to the door, but it only seemed to rain more. I resumed my endurance training a week back, It was a warm...

We often think of consequences to mistakes, but consequence does not pick. So as long as we keep to our paths, all our actions cast changes ahead. In mistakes, lessons await, in good deeds, we find family. In great adventure, we'll find mountains, ...

We must make time, to enlarge our view, and in everything we do, we must first think things through. Above all, to thine own self be true, but also your own world, should fit like a good shoe. With each step you took your mind grew, with all new...

Like steps on a mountain, each epoch stands in support of the next, like the pages of a journal, together, they hold the sacred text. We learn, we may fail, or triumph, and the next epoch follows, but every new epoch grows from the one previous. We can...

Wherever I went, Friday magically followed, there always seem to have been a tree that was hollowed, And the moment I looked at food, he knew, dinner was going to be good. Wherever the Raccoons came out at night, Friday, was always there, my Fat...

Some adventurers, wrestle bears. Others, runaway from their fathers. I, bemoan the lack of Wi-Fi. That is, until the night comes about, at which point all the wild creatures come out. I've heard stories of owls swooping down from the air, just to...

I like riding around on my bicycle, but today I felt like an icicle. Just got back from this years first long ride, I feel cheerful and mighty satisfied. All the cute creatures are still there, and thankfully, still no signs of angry bear. Riding...

You can leave, you don't have to ask the Teacher, if they are not teaching you, they can only delay your education. If school is wasting your time, teaching you nothing, That is a crime, and if you stay; your foreshadowing. We have something now, my...

We are not robots, to be taught, we are humans powered by inventive and original thought. This is why life has no instruction book, if it did, it could only ever tell us where to look. For the sake of this poem, let us image that this book does, exist...

Each day we must learn, and what we've forgotten re-lean. Our life depends on clarity, our visions must be sharp. A lesson learned, begets a wisdom. Two create a kingdom. Our might comes from knowledge, and you can't find that in college. Life is...

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Now is the time, it is always the time. You are never too old, you are never too large. But whoever you are, You are always too beautiful! Jogging is a wise teacher, it teaches bodybuilding. More importantly, it teaches, that our bodies are...

Oh it was cold that morning, the sudden change came without warning. While the sunsets are over the sea, the sunrise, must rise from behind dunes. There are no dunes taller than these, they are ancient, born of frozen seas. The deer were the...

We must Always wisely choose Maximum over Minimum, because the minimums will attack our mind and body. When hoping to live life to the fullest, we have to choose the big things very carefully. Health, is an example of a big thing, everything we do,...

My friends, as mighty as we are, we can only do one thing at a time. Once you take care to choose the big things well, the one thing before you... is what the big thing will depend on, do it well. Small things will sneak up on you, and I am so sorry...

If you don't care about yourself, People will get scared of you. Because, if you get hurt, you will hurt them too. You have to watch yourself, be compassionate to yourself. Ask... Is working too many hours a day, helping or harming me? Are Office...

If everyone seems scary, that's only because scary is all you've ever met. I've met them too, I saw what they can do. How sure of themselves, how forward and blind. But, if you spend your life in hiding, they will win, and rob you of everything...

While not everything can be planned, authenticity and learning go hand in hand. Some lessons can get pretty tough, but will fix us, sure enough. When life gets sad or feels no good, it may be something you misunderstood. And our views will shift, ...

Every way of thinking about the world, brings us closer together, despite, what we are told. There is just one little thing to keep in mind, we have to leave all the bad ideas, behind. Exchange of ideas came a long way, but we still need to eliminate...

Bicycling some years ago, out thirty miles away, along a road, and an ancient highway. I found an overpass where I could perch upon, and I discovered I wasn't really alone. I figured it was the a huge love story, about a boy named Harold and a girl...

There is a very special group of people, that many have forgotten, our Intellectual Foremothers and Forefathers. They brings us gifts wrapped in the primitive art of writing text, on paper. It is frequently all they had, it was the only way to reach us....

If you want change, you can't continue doing the same things you've always done. If you really want change, then you are going to have to alter your course, now. If you don't fight back, you will always lose, and if you stay in the dark, you will only...

from A Warrior is She that thrives and triumphs where’er She be. You cannot be broken, you must use your misfortune to light your way. You can learn anything you want, there are no smarter. They are just actors, with a handful of fragile lessons,...

A Warrior is She that thrives and triumphs where’er She be. You cannot be broken, you must use your misfortune to light your way. You can learn anything you want, there are no smarter. They are just actors, with a handful of fragile lessons, crafted to...

Somehow, Wednesday turned out to be the tiniest day. I was quiet all day, slowly programming away. I've been thinking about my bicycle, birds, and rain, but mostly working on my new website domain. My bicycle trails have been calling me all week, I...

At the center of our being, we each have a collection. It makes us unique, but we never lose our connection. As with all things in life, it is too easy to get lost in strife. We have to protect what makes us unique, if you fail, your future will be...

As I woke up this morn, I knew my recreational programming schedule will be torn. I put on my slippers, and I shuffled down stairs, and begun slowly sorting through all my kitchen wares. For today, is my Spring Cleaning day, and I will have little...

Don't let them put you on a school bus. Tell you parents, school is crazy! And anyway, they shouldn't be so lazy. You will need all the games, and you memorize no presidential names. You demand a trip to every national park. because you will not...

Did you know, that we can't grow, unless our lessons connect together? We learn the way we navigate cities. If we leap from one city center, to another... we will not know, where to go, or what to do. None of the roads will make any sense. To divide...

Think of a trickster, a real bad fool. What a great robbery it would be. If your parents sent you to college. And teachers sold disconnected snippets. And called it knowledge. And wouldn't it be convenient, if you could chose you next batch. Wouldn...

Captain's Log Supplemental, Quarantine, Day Forty. We are born to run our fingers through infinity, be it Wright Brothers or Yuri Gagarin, Galileo Galilei. It is our right to touch the greatest of heights, and it is our privilege to cheer for each...