Venus Project

The Venus project is after the Mars project (I also wrote an article on that), it mainly consists of learning how to code, design games, and make game art! Nicolas, Cassie and I were all part of this project, Cassie focused on learning art, Nicolas focused on coding, and I learned everything (even though it […]

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Taking Part in a Commercial

One of my dad’s friends started a company that makes drones, and they reached out to us because they were shooting a commercial and wanted me to be an actor. It was a commercial for using drones to teach people about coding. I don’t really know any more specifics, but it was a really cool […]

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Library of Recorded Chinese Poems

In another article, I mentioned that my Chinese handwriting was not very good. But it wasn’t just my handwriting, my Chinese speaking and reading skills were not good either. Why? Because after I dropped out of school 5 years ago, I focused all my attention on English; which did pay off considering I am writing […]

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Typing

When I type, I look at the keyboard and pick out the keys, pressing them one by one, it was fairly slow. I was writing a lot on the computer, taking notes, writing emails, etc. And I wanted to be efficient, so I wanted to practice my typing. There are a lot of resources, APPs, […]

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Practicing my Chinese Handwriting

When I want to write something; English or Chinese (It doesn’t matter), I don’t usually “write”, I “type”. Even though most writing nowadays can be done on the computer, Writing with pen and paper is still as important. The last time I really practiced my Chinese handwriting/calligraphy is when I was 7, after that, I […]

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Mars Project

We (Nicolas, Cassie, and I) call it the “Mars Project”, but in reality, it has nothing to do with mars. This is the first of many projects, with the end goal of making a video game. To make a video game, one must first learn to make a video game… And to learn to make […]

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Writing Everyday

I want to to get better at writing articles and stories in Chinese. And the only way to do that is to practice and actually write! Doing things you’re not good at isn’t enjoyable at all. So I decided to start by writing only one article/story/whatever with at least 200 characters every day. My goal […]

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How to Practice English Writing

I practiced my English writing a couple of different ways these years. I started writing a novel about super intelligent pigs, did writing exercises, read textbooks… This year, I took a different approach, my method was to first read a news/magazine article, and then write my own version, describing the same things. After that, I […]

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Traveling Across China in a Car

Around Fall this year, Nicolas, Cassie and I went on a road trip from Beijing to Suzhou. It would take about 13 hours to drive there, so we stopped in cities along the way. Sleeping challenges First, we arrived at Jinan, it took about 4 and a half hours… I sat in the front seat, […]

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Reviewing Middle-School Math

I finished Middle-School Math about 2 years ago. Why am I reviewing it? 2 years ago, I finished what should have took 3 years in a few months. My learning strategy is to learn it quickly, but I’ll forget about it really fast, and when that happens, I’ll learn it again, faster than the last […]

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