Monthly Archives: January 2012

Landmark Papers, Part 2

Part 2 in the series is Computing Machinery and Intelligence by Alan Turing. Published in 1950, this landmark paper introduces many topics in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), including the Turing test and machine learning. The key topic explored in the paper is … Continue reading

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Week 3 Recovery

I can (kinda) walk! I can now limp around without crutches! Even though that makes my broken leg swollen and a bit numb. Range of motion is fine. Rainy day indeed makes me more aware of the metal inside. Video … Continue reading

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Landmark Papers, Part 1

Over the next two weeks, I’m going to read a series of landmark scientific papers from various fields. I’ll be writing down my notes here. Part 1, Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids by James Watson & Francis Crick This landmark paper … Continue reading

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Shit my siblings say…

I have a younger brother and sister, both my half siblings. They are 14, and 16 years younger than me, respectively. So far I’ve felt more like an uncle to them, being so much older, wiser and awesome. We haven’t … Continue reading

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It’s not always superficial to judge a book by its cover

Social conditioning has taught us from a young age to avoid judging the members of the opposite sex, in the context of potential mates, according to his/her physical appearances. The reasoning is, one’s ‘inside’ is just as important, if not … Continue reading

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Week 2 Result

I’ve seen some pretty good improvements from the past week, especially the ROM of the joints. I can now: Move my foot around a small circle (ankle ROM). Bend my knee all the way. Crutch around 20 blocks in about … Continue reading

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Week 2 Recovery

To obtain speedy recovery, I designed a set of workout that would help with my ankle and knee range of motion (ROM),  build stamina and technique for using crutches, leg strength recovery, upper body strength, and general fitness. Icing, elevation, … Continue reading

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