Author: kadar

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Pokémon GO Round Up 17

I caught, evolved, and hatched quite a few pokémon! In fact, I got a Magmar, which I’m pretty excited about… but a Shuckle and a Smoochum aren’t bad either. There were pokémon EVERYWHERE this week, but, I have yet to try out the new battles and gyms.

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What Is Linguistics: An Introduction

Linguistics is a deep field, and not necessarily an always well documented.  I’m looking forward to delving into further details of the study of linguistics particularly as it pertains to artificial language construction and artificial intelligence.  I hope this article was helpful in maybe clearing up or helping focus what linguistics means today, and that you found it useful.

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Running Against Dysphoria

And I thought, I considered, when has this occurred before?  Now, if I become dysphoric and hate on myself and form a very altered version of reality and it lasts for five days with me being unable to do anything but lay on the couch, Maus wants to take me to the crisis center.  Five days!  That’s nothing compared to the state I found myself in for two and a half years.  I’ve written about it before.

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Totoro Yoga Rolls

Maus and I went to Barnes and Noble for a sale, and I got a new keychain. However, My Neighbor Totoro trinkets were calling to me, but alas I did not buy any. I did however buy a present for Captain which was neat. Why is there yoga in old town, why am I at Starbucks, and what do these antennae do on this Caterpillar Roll?

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Pokémon GO Round Up 16

I’ve captured A LOT of Pokémon, hatched a Staryu, and evolved a bunch of ’em too. In fact I got a medal for evolving 20 Pokémon. This is a fun game.

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Borderline Pursuits

My ideas are worth something. I want to do some tutorials on electricity and programming, partially because I want to build an augmented reality system for myself (and potential future fursuits). I also want to make a new fursuit, this time of myself. In terms of programming, I though it’d be kind of cool if I could make some kind of game engine editor thing, even if it was only for me and Maus to use. Another thing I thought would be interesting to build is an AI/Robot thing.  I always dream of creating a furry robot that could be my friend. What do you think?

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Announcing PYGJS (PyGame in your Browser/NodeWebkit)

That’s right, run PyGame (in all it’s Pythonic glory) IN THE BROWSER! All in all, it’s a rough draft.  The code isn’t fully documented because really, it’s ported from other places where there IS documentation (pygame, gamejs, etc.)  Anywhere where the functions/classes don’t QUITE act like their pygame equivalent I make a note of though, so that you aren’t tripped up.

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Game Series: Dragon Warrior (NES) Episode 7

Garin’s Tomb, Staff of Rain, Stones of Sunlight, and levels, oh my! Here I gain the Silver Harp from Garin’s Tomb, and then obtain those other items from where else I need them. Once I obtain these items I gain some levels, reaching level 16 before I try my next stint.

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HTTP Explained: The HyperText Transfer Protocol, Part 1

We’ve covered the basic concepts of HTTP and the types of information that it deals with. We dealt with the parts of an HTTP request on a high level, all the different request types, and some of the other basic features and ideas of the HTTP (protocol).

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Game Series: Dragon Warrior (NES) Episode 6

I venture to rescue Princess Gwaelin from the Dragonlord minion, the Green Dragon. From there it’s a jaunt around Tantegel Castle, then Garinham to find out more and explore the depths of the Tomb of Garin. All in a day’s work!

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Japanese Hiragana “T” and “D” Syllables

These are the first videos I’ve made in this manner, and we made these in a public place (Starbucks, shocker) so the sound is wonky. But, here is the video explaining the cards, and the “T” and “D” sounds of Japanese. Please pardon my pronunciation, I’m completely self-taught and so I probably do it a bit wrong.

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Junky Shark Now Open!

So that’s what we got going, a new online store selling lots of pop culture collectibles. At least, that’s the idea. I’d appreciate it if you need some sort of collectible give me a holler and I’ll see what I can hook you up with. I’m hoping this can provide me with an additional income source, as you know, my part time job won’t last forever (as it stands now).

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Pokémon GO Round Up 15

I got three new Pokémon, evolved two new forms of Eevee, hatched three eggs, and earned some medals. In between I caught a bunch of Pokémon. Then I gained a level. I hope to try to employ my morning Pokémon GO routine this week during the week as well, at least Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. We’ll see how it goes, but it should be fun. It’s better than sleeping!

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Anatomy of a URI (What is a URL, URN, etc.?)

With URIs we can reference and locate just about everything we need to on the internet, from books, videos, sites, and games. Without URIs we’d still be stuck in specific clunky ways to access specific things using specific clients and methods, instructions which I followed in many a book before URIs became a big thing. Now, it’s simple: http://wunk.me/

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Game Series: Dragon Warrior (NES) Episode 5

In this episode I head from Kol down south through the Marsh Cave to Rimuldar. There I explore the town and get some magic keys. Rimuldar is FULL of clues about how to get through the game, so it’s important we talk to everyone. Also, go around the town to the key shop. Lastly, we gather some gold and experience to buy some magic armor.

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Pokémon GO Round Up 14

I’ve decided that my new morning routine while it’s summer, that is the days I’m not working at my job in the morning, where I have to leave at 10:30, I’m going to take a walk and play Pokémon GO. It’ll help me from dozing on the couch in the morning, and maybe I’ll even rake in some extra experience now that they’re doing those daily streak things. You know, first pokéstop streak, catch streak, etc.

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Game Series: Dragon Warrior (NES) Episode 4

Now that we’re level 9 I venture off to get the Fighter’s Ring from the Marsh/Mountain Cave south of Garinham. I accomplish my mission, and then decide I’ll venture around the cave for a bit and gain some experience. Unfortunately, I die, but that doesn’t get me down!

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Game Series Clock Tower 2: The Struggle Within Ending H, A Through F

Asher covers ending rank “H”, and then endings rank “F” through “A” in chronological order (that is progressing from shortest to longest and fullest). This game has trouble making sense, and there’s a lot of backtracking. Is the final ending worth it? We shall see…

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Seeing Other People

… will Asher overcome his fear of meeting other people and go to a MeetUp? How long will the new shelf space last now that “cancer man” is gone? Is Asher going to get rich with his part-time job and the internet? Only time will tell…

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Game Series: Dragon Warrior (NES) Episode 3

Hitting level 8 we venture off and to the north and east to the village of Kol. In Kol we learn a couple interesting things, including picking up a hidden item (that we knew of beforehand). It turns out we actually want the Large Shield from Garinham, but we also do want the Half Plat from Kol, both things we accomplish (as well as getting to level 9).