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My 2022 Japanese language study habits


This time last year I put together some custom scripts to send a record of each study session to my personal site using the micropub endpoint. You can see them here. Each entry says what I did, how long I did it for, and when I started doing it. On their own these aren't particularly interesting or useful. They mostly serve to hold me accountable. However, now that I have a full year of data, it seems like a good time to see if there are any trends…

Controlling ruby annotation positioning and appearance with pure CSS and a select box



The :has() CSS pseudo-class opens up all sorts of possibilities. I wanted to see if it could simplify how I handle the ruby text (annotations above or below text to help with reading) in my Japanese notes. It works (in Safari and Chrome at least, and hopefully Firefox soon)…

It's time to build a study habit


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I started a new role recently, and the company is large enough that there are a number of folk learning or proficient in Japanese as a second language…

My new year resolution


My resolution this year was to work on my Japanese speaking ability…