Jeremy Côté

Bits, ink, particles, and words.

Reliance on Motivation

If you want to a task done, there are two different methods you can rely on. Of course, there’s the method of waiting for motivation to strike. In this situation, you only begin working on the problem when you feel like it. In other words, you wait for inspiration to strike.

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Imagine any given day. There are so many ways to describe this event. You can describe it as the time it takes for the Sun to return to the same point in the sky. You can describe it in hours (24), or minutes (1440), or even seconds (86400). Zooming out further, a day can be just a seventh of a week, or a small portion of a month or a year. It’s all a question of perspective.

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The Great Squeeze

No matter how fantastic it feels to be nearing the end of another semester, there is always this other feeling present during the last few weeks. It is a feeling all students are familiar with: the great squeeze.

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Improvement, in the end, is a game of nanometres.

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