Week Seven Summary


Rating: (43) /6,
Daily average: 7.17,
0.5 up compared to last week

Wrote two grants applications, went through data structure, stock, queue and deque, deeper understanding on recursion . Great tennis with Greg, hope I could play with him more.

Project Finished:

  • Regular Expression
  • Small programs about Stock, Queue and Deque.
  • English Pronunciation, finished 16 consonants.
  • Less than 1.5 hours on All Distracting Time, more than 5 hours on Focus and Learning per day.

Project Working On:

  1. Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures using Python, by Brad Miller and David Ranum, 15% to 55%
  2. Web crawler with python, 0%
  3. Fon-Fon, by Nazareth, Ernesto, 5%
  4. Reduced body weight from 174.2 to 173.6lb, waistline from 85cm to 84.5cm

Project Planning in Mind

  • Get data from Craigslist for house-renting

Project on Hold

  1. Algorithms and Data Structures, by Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne, 10%
  2. Deep Learning - The Straight Dope, 10%
  3. Deep learning, by Andrew Ng, 20%
  4. Statistics One, by Andrew Conway, 5%
  5. English Pronunciation, start vowel exercise, 10 vowels and 5 diphthongs are done.

Things Need to Improve

  • Important FIRST.
  • Make plans for tomorrow before sleep and analysis it after.
  • Pre-analysis and post-analysis for decisions.

Week Eight Plan

  1. Finish Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures using Python.
  2. Finish a web crawler with python.
  3. Join one big event relating to Machine learning
  4. Write letter to professors.

Daily Rating Criteria

Subject Score
Important thing FIRST 3
Plan ahead 2
Java, Python 1
Stay Mindfulness 1
Noting/not get lost 1
Piano - half hour 0.5
HIIT/Stretch 0.5
English Pronunciation 0.5
Appreciation Practice 0.5

A Few Thoughts

Played two good tennis games, but as the cost of all the time on Saturday and Sunday.
Once in a while, I can feel I got into the status of mindfullness. All I can see is the ball, all my attention are on the ball. This is the thing meditation brings to me. Most importantly, I want to apply this status to all other things. To Be continued…