A collection of 13 posts
How to actually become a 10x engineer/person
A system for passing the dropbox test and improved source code workflow
Start a personal blog and publish on it instead of closed platforms that pretend to be open.
Raspberry pi computers that have been attached to weather balloons and sent to the edges of the earth’s atmosphere aka near space
Like most people I set new years resolutions that are pretty much unrealistic, over optimistic or just ridiculous.
As a data geek I love the quantified self movement. Understanding my body, my health and how to improve it with insights is super cool. Having so much information can cause a signal v noise issue, but managed properly can give real insights and help me make better decisions.
Sienna loves ‘computer science time’ the time when her and I both have daddy and daughter time connecting things up to the Raspberry Pi and making it do fun stuff, like making lights flash, motors spin and playing sounds.
This year I did something I haven’t really done before, I gave something up for lent.
Sometimes it is almost paralysing and one can’t get anything meaningful done for serving the needs of others. I am yet to see a role advertised that says ‘help everyone else achieve their goals’
One of the reasons I wanted to read this book is to understand the ways in which I can develop my own mindset to become more comfortable outside of my areas of expertise and recognise when I am behaving in a fixed mindset way.
I read a lot of books, one every two weeks is the norm for me. Currently I am reading Mindset by Carol S. Dweck, it is one I will finish has it has promise in developing my own mindset further, but more importantly to me right now is the mindset
The staff in the NHS work so hard it is unbelievable, the hours people work are insane, often unpaid overtime and they do it because they believe and actually do make a difference to the lives of other individuals.
Enter the Bullet Journal which I am absolutely loving, excellent work Ryder Carroll and what a great site too. A single book now gives me everything I need everywhere I go.