Jason (jcreed) wrote,
Jason
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Writing coming much more easily today. Count is at 18,109. Also having a good piano day. I love being totally owned by a chord progression, singing, screaming through it, over and over, each time different. Tried to read a little of the algebraic topology book I got from the Thackeray math library over at pitt last night --- not really getting anywhere. I find I don't really have a good sense of the typical problem of the field, so I can't really digest the tools too well. Something about category theory itself managed to make me motivated to learn it --- something about how it seems to appear everywhere --- without feeling a need to know how to use it or what to use it for. Maybe I saw that algebraic topology was "really everywhere" it would help. But maybe it just isn't.
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