Confessions of a researchaholic

October 17, 2021

Immigration policy

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 11:14 am
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Luck and coincidence put us inside of the border, separating those who might be smarter, tougher, and no less deserving to be here.





October 16, 2021

Impression of a museum guard

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 8:56 pm
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In a quiet Saturday afternoon when there were more guards than visitors in a recently re-opened art museum, I observed the unique combination of facial mask and head wrap of a particular guard who paced around me.

This is one of my most favorite paintings in the Anderson Collection.

October 15, 2021

Halloween motion graphics

Filed under: Imaginary — liyiwei @ 9:24 pm
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I created this in about a week as part of a live demo for a research presentation.

October 5, 2021

Image-based home repair

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:12 pm
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A ceiling light remained broken for years which I could not figure out how to repair, until today when I took a photo and found via Google Lens about recessed lighting.

October 4, 2021

Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong.

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 9:12 am
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I would do this if I have an infinite amount of time. But my life is finite, so I have to weigh the opportunity costs.

October 3, 2021

De-gentrification

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 10:04 pm
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San Francisco seems to be under a de-gentrification process since people started to leave during the pandemic.

October 2, 2021

Visual impression of a tattooed guy who sat the entire afternoon in front of a bell

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 9:47 pm
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There were guys loitering around this little plaza (Mac Dutra Park) in the intersection of Main St and Kelly Ave in Half Moon Bay.

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