Kevin Fang's Blog

How to create a Discord Bot

Watch a YouTube video Links (1) https://discordapp.com/developers/applications/me (2) https://github.com/izy521/discord.io (3) https://github.com/izy521/discord.io/wiki (4) https://discordapp.com/oauth2/authorize?client_id=157730590492196864&scope=bot&permissions=0 (REMEMBER TO CHANGE THE CLIENT_ID!!!)   Creating a discord bot is actually quite simple and fun :)   Instructions: Install NodeJS (and learn some basic Javascript) Create a folder where you will put all your files Go...

Swimming Olympic Trials — Changing Faces

I read this article Already this week, he has watched several old Olympic comrades struggle in signature events. This years swimming Olympic trials in Omaha was pretty surprising. Other than Michael Phelps, the older swimmers from the 2012 Olympics haven’t been doing so hot (although they are...

Swimming Starts Matter

You can win a race before you take your first stroke. It’s that simple. The first 15 meters of your race is so important, because even a slight advantage gives you that mental assurance and power to finish. Also it is easy and free speed, with very...

Microwave Numbers

When I microwave stuff, I’m usually not sure how long I should microwave it for. There’s really no “perfect” solution, but rather estimations based off of water content, size and weight — Well kind of just guess. Sometimes when I’m thinking about the number, I usually become conflicted...

Being Emotionally There

  Watching the Swimming Olympic Trials made my heart go crazy. It is as if I was there, competing in lane 0. It’s really intense, and it’s one of the few sports where I can empathize with the swimmers before, during and right after their races. During...

Gone

Death is one of the few unknown subjects that we all know about. Yet it is one of the perfect analogies with communication. Once dead, communication to this universe ends, never again able to interact with the environment. Never again able to talk with other people. So...

YouTube

I love YouTube. But I know I watch way too much of it. YouTube has trained my brain to want YouTube anytime I have free time, and after I watch my first video, more follow. Soon an hour passes before I even realize how much time passed....

Creating Animations

So a few months back, I attempted to make my own animation based off of the other videos that I watched for so long on YouTube. The animations I saw (Dave C., Stick figure Animation) were so beautiful and elegant and seemed so simple to do. As...

End of Junior Year Thoughts and Tips

Everybody says that junior year is the hardest year. However, I really don’t think it was to the proportion all the upperclassmen blew it up to. (except for the last few months– they were so right) Sure, there were more AP classes to take, and the homework...

It’s funny it’s summer again

Every year passes more and more quickly. Looking back, I was surprised that summer has come so quickly, and in a blink of an eye, a month of summer vacation has already passed. It is not surprising that the older you get, the more quickly you feel time pass....