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Food before final exams = evil.

I had my ethics and vector calculus final exams today from 18:00 to 19:10 and 20:00 to 21:30, respectively. The library is packed with students during finals week, so I studied in the robotics club room yesterday and today, fueled by Rockstar. The ethics final went okay, but I had a giant and expensive Qdoba […]

Ethics: the study of how we ought to live

The preface to The Moral of the Story: An Anthology of Ethics Through Literature by Singer and Singer begins: Ethics, or moral philosophy, is the study of how we ought to live. This sums up half of why I am taking PHL205, the other half being to complete my Bacc Core requirements as a freshman […]

Solidworks: Even More Satisfaction!

In addition to the welding class, I took a CAD/drafting class at LBCC that taught how to use Solidworks. I 3D-printed myself a keyfob. There’s not much to say about Solidworks other than that I learned how to use the various tools within the program and just drew. The program itself is just a tool, […]

Satisfaction: I can weld! (MIG and stick, anyway)

I took some welding classes at Linn-Benton Community College a few weeks ago. I was most surprised by the fact that electricity is involved. I’d always thought that the metal was heated by a flame, but it’s actually heated by a massive arc between the welding metal (for lack of a better term) and the […]