HumanCalculator

Always travelling since 2016. Freelance in software and STEM education. Competing at mental calculation. https://www.daniel-timms.com/
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    finished 25m timer
    Plan: Number skills unit: write intro and plan
    Result: Progress!
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    Plan: Teach mathematics class to student D.
    Result: Yes—worked on probability and Bayes' Theorem
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    Plan: Teach Computer Science class
    Result: Studied complexity theory and class overran but we covered a lot
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    Plan: Extend insurance policy
    Result: Done!
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    Plan: Teach Computer Science class
    Result: Taught class—today on web development
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    Plan: Ooh let's get back to Timmy Timer and being productive! Make edits to writing project on probability and send back.
    Result: Done!
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    Plan: Teach mental math class to student J
    Result: Good class, mostly on blind multiplications like (18 + 80) × (65 - 29)
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    finished 65m timer
    Plan: Teach mathematics class to student D.
    Result: Done! Today we studied isomorphisms
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    Plan: Plan training for student J.
    Result: Only needed 10 minutes, but done! 30-minute timer was an accident
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    Plan: Three shopping errands quickly before curfew
    Result: Bought food, and looked for paper but it cost €9.72 so I'll buy it elsewhere another day.
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    Plan: Teach mental math class to student R.
    Result: Class about calendar dates, square roots and pi
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    Plan: Everyone is so busy today! I'll join in starting this Maths writing task.
    Result: Planning but need to collect resources before actually starting to write.
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    Plan: Finish two videos
    Result: Done—got some interesting ideas.
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    Plan: Notes from interesting videos about the miiiiind
    Result: Good but slower than expected as I'm taking lots of notes
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    Plan: Continue working on that spreadsheet
    Result: Job done :)
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    Plan: More work on client's pretty spreadsheet
    Result: Progress!
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    Plan: 10 minutes mindfulness meditation and then teach mathematics class to student D
    Result: Done both—class today was on relations and functions.
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    Plan: Add new feature to spreadsheet for client. Not sure how long it will take... 40 minutes?
    Result: Took the full hour but made lots of progress. Still modifying the final part.
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    Plan: Post about mental calculation competition.
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    Plan: Submit results for Canadian Mind Sports event
    Result: Done.
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    Plan: Continue teaching class
    Result: Done—very efficient focused class.
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    finished 30m timer
    Plan: Teach mental calculation class to new student R2
    Result: Oops timer is too short
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    finished 60m timer
    Plan: Workout o'clock!
    Result: Someone roped me into doing some crossfit ritual thing and now I can't walk lol
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    Plan: Finish Canadian Mind Sports Mental Calculation event
    Result: Nice—score of 68 1/2 in the Squares category.
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    finished 25m timer
    Plan: Quickly hunt for food.
    Result: Hunting success so I won't starve yay.
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    Plan: More categories in Canadian Mind Sports event
    Result: Square roots, and unpredictable calculations.
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    finished 30m timer
    Plan: Completed advanced challenges in Mind Sports competition
    Result: Square roots x2 and calendar dates
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    finished 30m timer
    Plan: More events in the Canadian Mind Sports event
    Result: Second rounds done for addition, multiplication and divisions. Improved in all three events!
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    finished 29m timer
    Plan: Compete in the Canadian Mind Sports Mental Math event (you can do it too!)
    Result: Did addition-1, multiplication-1 and division-1
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    finished 20m timer
    Plan: Let's get to work! (1) Tidy to-do list; (2) Reply to two interesting emails
    Result: Did list and send one email. Why do emails take so long?
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    Plan: Teach student on Mathematics
    Result: Did trigonometry today.
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    finished 60m timer
    Plan: (1) Email to list; (2) Organize list of mental maths projects; (3) Quickly hunt for groceries before the shops shut.
    Result: Did everything but in another order.
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    finished 20m timer
    Plan: Look through ideas for mental maths projects.
    Result: Spent the pomo looking mostly through list of content to create.
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    Plan: (1) Fortnightly search for project applications; (2) 10 minutes mindfulness meditation; (3) Look through ideas for mental maths projects.
    Result: (1) Reviewed many projects but found nothing suitable; (2) Meditation was good—focusing on breath without changing it.
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    Plan: Check ML project (timeboxed for 10 minutes)
    Result: Lol did I timebox this?
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    Plan: Email about spreadsheet features.
    Result: Done. Massive 5-minute timer right there.
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    Plan: Client work programming spreadsheet
    Result: Completed all features except one pair of features that aren't clear.
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    finished 30m timer
    Plan: (1) 10 minutes mindfulness meditation; (2) Core workout
    Result: Done both! Core workout today was this one: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p7-YC91Q74
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    finished 35m timer
    Plan: (1) Look through list of project applications; (2) Two replies about mind sports; (3) Reply to client
    Result: Did all tasks xD
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    Plan: (1) Share post; (2) Two replies about mind sports; (3) Reply to client; (4) Fill in survey
    Result: Did (1) and (4) and sent another important email
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    finished 30m timer
    Plan: Spreadsheet programming for client
    Result: Good progress—added 3 features and working one another difficult one. 🎵 Listening to Delain - Apocalypse & Chill 🎵
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    finished 20m timer
    Plan: (1) Reply to student M; (2) finish editing interview
    Result: (1) Done; (2) Doing
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    finished 90m timer
    Plan: Continue teaching mathematics class
    Result: Finished—class today was on combinations and probability.
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    finished 30m timer
    Plan: Teach class on discrete mathematics
    Result: Oops set the timer for 30 minutes not 120 :o
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    finished 45m timer
    Plan: Call helping a researching with Wim Hof Method.
    Result: Done—covered other types of breathwork too.
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    finished 30m timer
    Plan: Upper body gym workout
    Result: Done and I'm now 10x stronger
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    finished 30m timer
    Plan: Plan mental calculation digital course.
    Result: Wrote 1.5 pages of notes on structure.
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    finished 45m timer
    Plan: 2 rounds Wim Hof breathing (outdoors!) then run a quick errand.
    Result: Done! 2:18 and 2:46 today, and bought food. Got distracted by supporters for a football team out on the street.
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    Plan: Apply for project job.
    Result: Yay didn't take long when I already prepared last week.
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    finished 16m timer
    Plan: (1) Extend weekly tracking spreadsheet; (2) send mental maths interview questions; (3) 2 rounds Wim Hof breathing
    Result: Did (1) and (2) and now make a change of plan.
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