And thank you! The Math Dancing will help. It’s so tempting to jump to it but I gotta work with vectors and REALLY maximize it. Groups is akin to bit flipping which is my normal domain and I’ll be back into discrete again. Hard for me to work in platonic ideals but I’ll do it for drawing and animation as that’s my nemisis..

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The “Half your age plus 7 rule” is a guideline for “general social acceptability”. It’s tame, safe, and anybody who criticizes age differences in relationships within the green range is ridiculous It happens but it’s usually teasing or mean-spiritedness. Now, I’ve calculated your coordinates. I had to figure out how to divide a box into 5 parts which was a fun little challenge. I realized that two rectangles inside each other with a line in the middle, paying attention to the spaces being even would get me here. So, what this chart says to me is: You’ll get flak from some people.

The “Half your age
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Experiments in teaching an computer to play piano. This uses standard neural network learning: input a HUGE database and let it sift through the found combinations and figure out relationships. There’s usually a lot of fine-tuning by humans interfering like a Nun with a ruler at a Catholic girls’ school, but it works.

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It’s a blind spot and it’s a big one. Even when it’s pointed out, it’s hard to see it. I’m still learning. It’s like having a piece of hair sticking up on the back of the head that everybody else can see. A milder example is what’s sometimes referred to as the American Assumption. “Everybody on the internet is an American white male in my age range”.

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