Batch processing

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a. Doing a set of a certain task all at once, rather than doing each task on an individual basis.

b. Think of it like making a batch of something. You wouldn’t make just one cookie; you’d make a batch of cookies. (If you would make just one cookie, we can’t be friends.) It’s not more work to make a batch… Continue reading

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Creating, copying, and being creative

To create means to make something new.

You don’t create out of thin air.

You start with raw material, which exists along some spectrum of “rawness.”

Maybe it’s a lump of clay, a bunch of words in your head, a few notes of music, or a pile of lumber. Maybe it’s a photo, a folk song, a quote, an antique chair, a pile of flour and butter, or… Continue reading

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