❓About me

Handsome, charming, courageous Singaporean man circa 2019

About

Hello! My name is Desmond Du, and I have been running NoSleepCreative Wiki since 2019 summer.

I am a multi-media artist based in Atlanta, Georgia specializing in After Effects, Houdini and automation. I enjoy teaching and runs a software tutorials YouTube channel called NoSleepCreative.

Contact information

Goals blogging [last update: 27 July 2020]

2016

  1. Received a full scholarship to pursue graduate studies at SCAD

2017

2018

2019

2020

  1. Received a full scholarship to pursue graduate studies at SCAD

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Career

  • Education

    • Get a BFA degree

    • Get a MFA degree (as of Sep 2020)

    • Become a college professor

  • Youtube channel success

    • get 300 subs — June 2020

    • get 500 subs — 27 July 2020

    • get 1000 subs — 11 August 2020

    • get 2000 subs

    • get 100k

    • do a live-stream

    • do a vlog

  • Speaking engagement

    • Run a webinar — July 11 2020

    • Speak in front of an audience

      • CoMotion 2020 Alumni Panel - March 2020

      • Adobe Max

      • TED talk

    • Do 20 software workshops — 2017 - 2019

  • Get featured in publications or in media

    • SP alumni success booklet — 2018

  • Write a book

Security

  • Financial

    • Make at least $100,000 a year

    • Make at least $200,000 a year while working the same or less hours than before

  • Visa - get a h1b1 / o1 visa

Health / Lifestyle

  • Meditate everyday for

    • 30 days

    • 50 days — 6 July 2020

    • 100 days

    • a year

  • Wake up at 4am daily for a week

  • Read

    • Read a book every week for a month

    • Read 100 books in a year

Physical goals

  • Do a planche

  • Do a flag

  • Do a handstand pushup

  • Get a six-pack abs

  • Do a back-flip

  • Do 100 pushups in one set

  • Do 100 pull-ups in one set

Others

  • Get a cat

  • Learn the ukulele

  • Learn to play chess

  • eGo plant-based diet for one month

  • Sky diving

  • Sing well in front of an audience

  • Be a yoga instructor

  • Hide Dragonballs around the world

    • one-star: Inwangsan, Seoul, South Korea, 2015

    • two star : Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 4 May 2016

    • three-star - Pineapple mountain, Hong Kong, 26 March 2017

    • four-star

    • five-star

    • six-star - currently with Prakash / Mt everest?

    • seven-star - the worlds end

World / travel

  • go to Japan

  • go to salt flats

  • backpacking

  • travel alone — 2016, Seoul, South Korea

Romance / Relationship

  • Go on a date with my partner every single week as advised by Dr Gottman in Eight Dates

  • Develop independency together

Internal

  • Become an Nietzche's idea of an overman eg. Batman, Rick, Tesla

  • Find better ways to cope with stress and pressure

  • give as much value to people without hurting myself

  • care less what I think about what people would think

  • cultivate a tribe and develop leadership

  • effectively communication

  • bouncing back from mistakes faster and better

  • acceptance of everything and myself

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