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About to give my first final exam

Posted by Akano , in Math/Physics, Life Mar 03 2018 · 150 views

This week marks the last week of the first half of the semester, which means that my half-semester Optics course is coming to a close. It's been busy (hence my lack of presence), but I almost have one full course under my belt. So far there have been two lessons I gave that could have been better presented, but the students have been fairly engaged and seem more or less okay with the material. I guess we'll see how it goes once the final happens.

I did try writing a new Equation of the Day, but my schedule has been quite packed. I would like to get that rolling again after the end of the semester, since I greatly enjoy writing those entries. :)

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Professor Akano

Posted by Akano , in Life Dec 19 2017 · 125 views

Over the past couple of months I visited and interviewed at a college interested in hiring someone to teach one semester of courses for their physics major series. My name was given to them through the grapevine and, after giving a mock lecture, presenting my research over lunch, and meeting with the department, I got the job. Starting later next month, I will officially be Professor Akano.

I'm excited.

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You all asked for this.

Posted by Akano , in Life May 14 2017 · 349 views

I changed my username.

Come at me with the puns/jokes. I'm ready.

(Also, I graduated yesterday, so it's actually official now. :P)

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Thesis Submitted

Posted by Akano , in Life Apr 11 2017 · 278 views
Huzzah!
Six years, four papers, and 179 pages later, I have submitted my Ph.D. thesis.

Now I have to defend it. But first, STRESS RELIEF VIA VIDEO GAMES!


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Specter of Torment

Posted by Akano , in Life, Video Games Apr 08 2017 · 160 views
Torment intensifies and 3 more...

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Seriously, this game is awesome. I can't wait for it to come out on Wii U/3DS so I can play it with a for reals controller rather than a keyboard.

Also I submit my thesis on Monday. That's cool.

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My birthday was all right

Posted by Akano , in Life Mar 01 2017 · 187 views

So, a week ago was my birfday. Usually I make an entry, but last week I came down with a head cold that left me a little out of it. Thanks to everyone who replied to the birthday topic that Tekulo posted in the wrong forum; it was very kind. ^_^

Now I'm feeling much better (though my throat is still a little phlegm-y). I'm also SUPER stoked for the release of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, which cannot come out soon enough on non-Switch consoles. One of the developers called it the Majora's Mask to Shovel Knight's Ocarina of Time. *hype intensifies*





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That moment when you realize

Posted by Akano , in Life Feb 17 2017 · 246 views
Coincidence?!, Yes and 1 more...
...that your two blog entries on pentagrams are six days short of being exactly one year apart from one another.

lel

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Me playing Pokémon Moon

Posted by Akano , in Video Games, Life Dec 02 2016 · 491 views

Me: "Hau just handed me a person named Max Potion. I think that's human trafficking."

KK: *bursts into laughter*

Me: *joins in laughter because he didn't expect that joke to land*

Another typical Friday evening.

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Nothing worth having comes without some kind of fight

Posted by Akano , in Life Nov 09 2016 · 268 views

You've gotta kick at the darkness 'til it bleeds daylight.



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Exercise those rights

Posted by Akano , in Life Nov 08 2016 · 393 views
Yes We Stan, Vote, Be heard
Go vote.

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Name: Akano
Real Name: Forever Shrouded in Mystery :P
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Likes: Science, Math, LEGO, Bionicle, Comics, Yellow, Voice Acting, Pixel Art, Video Games
Notable Facts: One of the few Comic Veterans still around
Has been a LEGO fan since ~1996
Bionicle fan from the beginning
Twitter: @akanotoe

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