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Wall art in West Brunswick, VIC
Lifestyle, The Journey

Recycling Nudity (74.19%)

Other than a quick outing on Saturday to watch the Tigers crank out a win at the G (and try out some new footy slang), my weekend has been All Work and (Almost) No Play. I’ve been perched in front of my computer for so many hours that it seems the keyboard has become a physical extension of my own two hands.

Between bouncing from client files to passion projects to school work and back to client files (with a bit of sleep sprinkled in), I became rather unexpectedly nostalgic for a weekly instalment I wrote during my jrwritesthings days of yore. I called it: This Thursday’s Thought.

I’m sure the name speaks for itself, but to clarify: every Thursday I’d write a post similar in flavour and style to what I’ve been publishing for the past twenty-three (!) days. I drew inspiration from everyone and everywhere; as I did, the way I consumed and experienced the world around me shifted.

When you look hard enough, we are surrounded by stories.

Today I’ve decided to share one of my personal favourite Thursday Thoughts. You might call it a cop-out, but I call it recycling – digital eco-friendliness, if you will.

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Coffee Shop Freelance Writing
The Journey

Just Write (3.23%)

This past Thursday marked three months since dismantling my life as I knew it and moving to Australia. You could call it an annivAUSary… but, then again, you probably wouldn’t.

It also marked three weeks since shacking up with my newest – and least favourite – housemate: writer’s block.

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Industry, Music

Thank you. I see you.

This morning we polished off the last half of a BBC documentary about Algorithms, which lead to a pretty hefty 8:00AM discussion about robots taking over the world. Happy Monday!

Towards the end of the documentary, host and Oxford mathematician Marcus du Sautoy chats with a computer (mad) scientist about how algorithms are now able to “learn us” and make autonomous and surprisingly educated decisions.

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