Week Eight Summary


Rating Score
Sum 42/6
Daily average 7
Compared to Last Week -0.17

Got caught by a stupid game but escaped at the day after thanks to meditation. Enjoyed hiking in Mount Monadnock. Had great two days with Jinnan.

Project Finished:

  • Met new friends. Had great time with Dr. Qin.

Project Working On:

  1. Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures using Python, by Brad Miller and David Ranum, 55% to 65%
  2. Fon-Fon, by Nazareth, Ernesto, 5% to 10%
  3. Kept body weight at 173.6lb, reduced waistline from 84.5cm to 83cm

Project Planning in Mind

  • Join one Kaggle competition.

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%

Things Need to Improve

  • Important FIRST.
  • Make plans for tomorrow before sleep and analysis it after.
  • Pre-analysis and post-analysis for decisions.
  • Strength of left lower back.

Week Nine Plan

  1. Finish Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures using Python.
  2. Join one Kaggle competition.
  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
Mindfulness and Noting 2
Programming 1
Piano - half hour 0.5
Back/Stretch 0.5
English Pronunciation 0.5
Appreciation Practice 0.5

A Few Thoughts

What is beauty? On the way back from Mount Monadnock, the four Peking University Alumni gave me a really good lesson. They conveyed beauty through vivid language, detailed description, and being the scenes.

Got crazy about tennis. Does this mean I was lost? Remember Knowledge as Action.

Trying to apply mindfulness into every thing. I found that the mobile phone and computer are the things really limit our imagination. So many thoughts came out of my mind after I let it free. Mindfulness, to be continued…