There’s just a lot to do. What happens with me isn’t that I can’t do any of this. It’s that I’m isolated. I start working on a piece and I can see how it’s supposed to happen. I can feel how that rotation is supposed to work. But when I look at the code it’s sometimes like staring into a swimming pool. You’re holding a cup and attempting to scoop out one part of the water to get to a tile on the bottom. In your mind, it looks like Jello, easy to scoop to and fix. But in reality, it’s water right now. Eventually, you’ll figure out how to make it Jello.
What I would love is a tech group in my area that’s interested in the same things I am that can sit and talk about this stuff for hours and even give small presentations that explain this in just enough detail that you can understand. Even an online one that doesn’t have a bunch of dicks in it would be fine.
My problem is really that I want to learn it all right now and I’m constrained by the limits of technology and time that I can’t just learn it all right now. So, instead of being able to focus on that one part of the swimming pool and turning it into Jello so I can fix it, it’s still water. And when I can concentrate on that one part, then it’ll be fixable. Until then, I’ll keep dividing my time between reading about Unity, Leap Motion, various JS AR frameworks and libraries, Angular 6, and some flavor of React Native for AR. Eventually, I’ll achieve a point of equilibrium that I know enough to look at the code of each and know what’s happening and can work with a small project and not be frustrated then my brain will click over and fix individual pieces. It’d be easier if I had someone to help me fast track learning, but I never have. 27 human languages, a bunch of programming languages, and a bunch of other crap I’ve learned over the years, this is the way it’s been. The military has fast-track-teaching down to a science that I wish everything could be taught.
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