POSTS

Hiatus Projects

Stuff I’m working on…

Updated: 2017-12-06

  • ✔ Set up OpenVPN server
    • ✔ Secure iPhone
    • ✔ Secure Macbook
  • ✔ Fix Chrome Extension for extracting Kindle Notes
  • ✔ Set up nginx web server and
    • ✔ Self-host blog
    • ✔ Self-host wedding application
  • Technical Projects
    • ✔ Clean up wedding (Rails) application, clean up JavaScript errors
    • ✔ Sort out DNS for all my domains
    • ✔ Retire ancient Digital Ocean droplet and use new droplet
    • ✔ Learn Python well enough to use it
    • ✔ Learn Common Lisp well enough to use it
    • ✔ Host our wedding application on DO server
    • Learn Django framework well enough to build a back end for an iOS app for Lauren
    • Build an iOS custom text editor (resurrect abandoned project)
    • Build an Alexa skill for Latin Nerd
    • Do something with Babel.JS from scratch
    • Do something non-trivial with Redux
    • Move GPG to a Yubikey after my last one broke (write customer letter to Yubikey while I”m at it about the thinness of their keyring fitting)
  • Prepare for software development interviews
    • Practice “Cracking the Coding Interviews” in C, Lisp, Python (Chapter 1, done)
    • ✔ Get better at logarithms (Completed several Khan Academy units)
    • ✔ Get better at calculating O() notation
    • Get better at whiteboard coding of non-trivial algorithms (invent a method…)
    • ✔ Coursera Class: Algorithmic Toolbox
    • Visit several meetups / companies to try to find a good fit
  • Ongoing
    • ✔ Homework from wedding planner for wedding
  • Future of Bootcamps….take-aways…write a book? Something?
  • Knitting
    • ✔ Learn Continental-style stitch
    • Make some socks
  • Blogging
    • ✔ Migrate blog to Octopress 3
    • “Dark Souls” and the Nietzschean superman
    • ✔ Chrome Extension Process
    • ✔ Tmux automation scripts
    • ✔ Migrating octo2 -> 3
    • ✔ Conf monuments
    • The Lore of Macy Gray