Confessions of a researchaholic

September 30, 2021

Betsuin (branch temple)

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 5:30 pm

I did quick roadside sketch of this building on my moto-x4 phone while waiting for a dinner takeout, and plan to visit its interior next time.

September 29, 2021

Kamimoto String Instruments

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:42 pm
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There is a certain charm to be inside a traditional string instrument shop and be surrounded by all the parts and tools.

September 27, 2021

Confession time

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 5:01 am

After updating the c/cpp/m/mm files of a product code repo knowing only c++ but not object-c I finally came around to read some tutorials about the latter today! Fortunately the two differ mainly on a syntactical level so I could grasp the basics pretty quickly.
I plan to do a quick pick up of Swift at some point in the future.

September 26, 2021

Water tank and pump station construction site

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 5:24 pm

California will need more such water storage in response to the climiate change.

September 25, 2021

Job title

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 10:22 am
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Among all the aspects of a job, title has probably the largest ratio of what people care about psychologically over the practical cost/value/importance.
It cost an employer little-to-nothing to dish out prestigious-sounding job titles.

September 23, 2021

Bobcat sign

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 10:45 pm

Welcome a new member to the neighborhood.

September 22, 2021

Middle-autumn zhongzi

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:49 am
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Some delicious summer solstice treats arrived for autumn solstice.

September 21, 2021

Blooming moon

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 10:14 pm

I did this fun animation experiment over a photograph of an autumn-solstice full moon.

September 20, 2021

Animated colorful ground markers

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:51 pm

Saw these colorful ground markers the other day which I guess are for utility works.

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