A slow start to 2014
Things after One Game a Month have been…different. I feel I’m lazier with no hard deadlines for personal projects - bumming around and browsing Reddit or focusing more on the newfound cycling hobby than making hobby games in the evenings.
I did decide to try out edX though as my first foray into more structured learning, registering for an introductory computer science course run by HarvardX. I’m not really that into it yet. I can tell the material is interesting, but the first problem set consists of making a project with Scratch. Scratch, for those who don’t know, is a pretty cool visual programming tool developed by MIT. It’s essentially drag-and-drop coding, good for learning the basics of things like loops. However, right now I still don’t feel like I’m learning anything new. I’m sitting there making a Space Invaders clone and not really encountering anything super interesting yet, which puts me back into lazing around browsing cycling subreddits mode (because that’s so much more productive). The next problem set moves into C which should be a lot more fun. You can skip forward at your own pace, but I’d feel like a cheater if I didn’t go through all of the coursework, less interesting parts included.
So I figure I need to buckle down and do this thing. In the meantime…cycling photos, anyone?
People training at the outdoor gym at what I think is the Nackareservatet
There were lots of people exercising - running, cycling, power walking
Happy to be outside
Dirty boot. It was muddy.
While trying to take an artsy fartsy photo of needles I managed to snap this picture that makes me look like a creep photographing runners from the bushes. It was an accident.
Aforementioned artsy fartsy photo…creepitude not included >.>
It was a good ride.