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The Jasmin, Gin Basil Smash, and Winter Wonderland

Personal Highlights


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Good snowmen (or snowcat and snowbear), tostilocos, cocktails, and some crazy stuff

Personal Highlights

  • Finished yearly review
  • Introduced two friends to great HiFi
  • Published another newsletter issue
  • Hosted and moderated Idea Squash
  • Finished on first position in Duolingo’s highest league
  • Made marinated camembert
  • Prepared tostilocos
  • Went for a nice walk in the snowy forest
  • Finished recording and editing the course for Pluralsight
  • Invited the subscribers to the Bit Better Book Club Meeting
  • Had some training progress

Books

Musical Highlights

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Gdańsk, but ✨festive✨; porter cordial; cocktails; 🎄trees 🎄 ;recording booth;

Personal Highlights

  • Got a nice surprise gift
  • Added my Codex Vitae to my Digital Garden
  • Tried new cocktails
  • Got some insights regarding tea promotion
  • Added cocktail recipes to my Digital Garden
  • Recorded and edited the first module of a new video course
  • Finished writing the last chapter of the book
  • Made a tasty teriyaki salmon
  • Started working with a new client
  • Met a fellow indie maker interested in music
  • Got new shirts from Ministry of Supply
  • Read quite a few books (good, but not great)
  • Went biking
  • Practised stoicism and creativity when a car got a flat tire
  • Got a green vinyl…

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Crazy cocktails, Rewa, Gdańsk, and a pandemic concert

Personal Highlights

  • Built Songcorder for Linux
  • Applied to a few conferences
  • Got accepted to one of them
  • Watched a Dvorak concert from Barcelona (remotely, of course)
  • Published my Digital Garden
  • Made a cocktail based on whisky and carolina ripper-blueberry sauce
  • Started working on a new video course
  • Started building a recording booth at Gdańsk Shipyard
  • Organised two live hacking sessions for Hackerspace Trójmiasto
  • Visited a new training spot
  • Attended a book club meeting led by Rojhan Paydar
  • Continued a good streak with a newsletter
  • Made a Yoda-style cocktail

Books


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Different aspects of Gdańsk and some Terra Simply candles

Personal Highlights

  • Got invited to a podcast
  • Went to a cocktail festival
  • Attended a Hacktoberfest Hackathon
  • Started reaching out dealers that might be interested in Songcorder
  • Tried paid promotion to gather survey data for Meraki Chai
  • Got my order of Terra Simply candles
  • Tried a new cocktail place
  • Ordered evaluation boards for a new audio project
  • Prepared a revised schedule for the book
  • Tried bouldering for the first time
  • Applied to make a new Pluralsight course
  • Met (online) new interesting people

Books

Musical Highlights

  • Clan of Xymox…


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Macrame, Gdańsk Shipyard, ice cream, and a cat

Personal Highlights

  • Prepared a working Songcorder build for Mac
  • My article got published on DigitalOcean
  • Helped a bit with Gdańsk Shipyard Makerspace
  • Finished writing another chapter of the book
  • Organized the first meeting of a local indie makers group
  • Went kayaking for the first time
  • Spent great time over the bonfire
  • Released Songcorder on Product Hunt
  • Sent a long overdue newsletter
  • Found an electronics board for the next Meraki Acoustic project
  • Started promoting Songcorder (including dealers outreach)
  • Got an invitation to a TV program focused on trend in tech (with Songcorder)

Books

Books in Blinks


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Gdańsk, Kadyny, view from the windmill, lost love, and several species of small furry animals

Personal Highlights

  • Tried churros with truffle sauce and parmesan
  • Got a Mac to test Songcorder on
  • Sent Songcorder to the testers
  • Went for a lot of nice walks
  • Watched Perseids over the lake
  • Went for a short vacation to visit nearby forests and lakes
  • Visited a windmill converted to a cafe and hotel
  • For the first time in my life I jumped into the water
  • Spent two days training parkour for 4h each
  • Visited a Makerspace in the making located in the Gdańsk Shipyard
  • Sent an outline for my new course
  • Hosted a music listening session with friends

Books


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Suwałki, Gliwice, Gdańsk, and a cat

Personal Highlights

  • Went for a weekend getaway to train parkour
  • Bought new loudspeakers for the main stereo system
  • Listened to music a lot
  • Participated in Idea Squash
  • Got a consulting gig thanks to activity on Product Hunt
  • Finished and published an article for freeCodeCamp
  • Moderated a Future of Work event
  • Watched Deine Lakaien live-stream concert
  • Found and explored fortifications located nearby
  • Hosted a music listening session with friends
  • Went to Gliwice to cheer a Ninja Warrior participant
  • Started preparing for Songcorder release

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Gdańsk and some hobbies

Personal Highlights

  • Got the courage to progress my parkour skills
  • Went rollerskating
  • Sent an article to DigitalOcean
  • Sent another chapter of the book to the publisher
  • Fixed problems with Songcorder
  • Went for cocktails with friends
  • Went for a picnic
  • Started using Makerlog
  • Moderated another great Future of Work event
  • Got a new microphone for recording video courses
  • Sent a request for newsletter sponsorship
  • Reviewed the promo materials for Songcorder

Books

Musical Highlights


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Rozewie, rooftops of Gdańsk, Harpia’s Stone, and ToG livestream

Personal Highlights

  • Finished a chapter of the book I’m writing
  • Started using Roam Research for Interstitial Journaling
  • Moderated an Idea Squash online event
  • Participated in an interview with Jason Alba
  • Planned another chapter of the book I’m writing
  • Started collaboration with a person who shares some of my crazy ideas
  • Went for a rooftop yoga
  • Went rooftopping with fellow traceurs
  • Tried Remo as a tool for the Future of Work discussion panel
  • Fixed the Songcorder build and started work on a new version
  • Bought a LEGO set
  • Watched a video stream of my favorite dance party
  • Went on a car trip
  • Got…

Piotr Gaczkowski

Creator. Efficiency Hacker. Human Jukebox. Loves convenient tools and sharing knowledge. Resides at https://doomhammer.info/

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