The Lounge is rated PG. If you're about to post something you wouldn't want your
kid sister to read then don't post it. No flame wars, no abusive conduct, no programming
questions and please don't post ads.
I used to use my phone for my alarm. Now I use Cortana [substitute your voice assistant device here]. It's easy just to tell her what time I want to wake up (as opposed to thumbing through the alarm settings on the phone). And I haven't hit snooze once since I've stopped using my phone alarm.
I suppose if the power goes out I will be hosed (but if I had a traditional alarm clock this would also be true).
I wonder if they listen to me sleep
“The palest ink is better than the best memory.” - Chinese Proverb
I slept nine and a half hours last night, got out of bed at 12:00 (but was awake a bit earlier)
That's what happens when I don't set an alarm.
When I do set an alarm I often sleep through it, especially after I wake up and snooze.
Snoozing is very risky when you sleep as tight as me
And after so much of sleep I wish I could say I feel well rested
And honestly, i think the madness causes the parsers. I could never figure this parsing stuff out before - i've been at it on and off for years. Then one day, boom, I manage to implement LL(1) parsing and LALR(1) the same week. (This was what, a month, two months ago?)
A few years ago I went crazy - not related to parsing, but while it has a lot of downsides, and I don't want to downplay those, it helped me think differently and in many ways I'm smarter now because of it.
Now I don't have to think about code so much anymore. It just flows from me. Like some of my fellow crazies that speak in tongues I guess. That really helped with making these parsers. I can channel things in my head I never used to before. I can't easily explain it but the upshot is I can code things before I understand them. Once I code it, I can read the code to understand what I did.
And that comes naturally now. So bully for me.
On the other hand, it kind of screwed up my employability.
When I was growin' up, I was the smartest kid I knew. Maybe that was just because I didn't know that many kids. All I know is now I feel the opposite.