Sketched portrait of Patrick Coleman

All Blog Posts

  • Axolotl by Julio Cortázar

    Spanish-to-English translation of Axolotl, short story by Julio Cortázar (1956).

  • Genjo Koan by Dogen

    Japanese-to-English translation of Dogen's Genjo Koan (1233).

  • What am I up to in 2023?

    This year I'm getting married, learning to code, working on a language learning app, and traveling to Europe and Asia.

  • On Relearning to Code as an Adult

    A first-person report from a 30-something (re)learning to code after years of false starts. Plus some of the things that helped me along the way.

  • Haiku by Basho

    Japanese-to-English translations of a handful of haiku by Matsuo Basho (1644-1694).

  • A.I. Assistive Intuition

    Some measured but sweeping generalizations on AI from a non-expert who's been having fun with some tools.

  • Second Thoughts

    Patrick's second blog post, in which he revisits his first blog post and has some second thoughts.

  • First Thoughts

    Patrick's first blog post, in which he decides to write a blog.