Week 1 — Getting Started
Trying to make fewer excuses as I explore 7 interests of mine. This post is an update from last week and plan for next week.
I stuck with the plan approximately 70% of the time but that’s actually more than I expected knowing this is a weird week with Thanksgiving day.
Fitness/Health - I was able to get two classes in and didn’t eat too much food until Thursday. It was downhill from that day.
Data Visualizations - Went through Chicago Blend data to understand more about variables and sketched out what it might look like:
If anyone knows the best method, message me. Currently started using D3.
GAN for Art - I was so excited to get started until I found out my computer is not capable of running CUDA applications. I spent the rest of the time trying to find alternatives to run the program. The best route is to either get a spare computer or use a cloud solution. I need to do more research but Google Cloud offers NVIDIA K80 for $.45/hour
Mental Math - Turned my phone’s clock to 24hr format and looked into multiplication techniques.
Learn Hindi - Does watching Hindi music videos count? I spent the least amount on learning Hindi.
Videos - Getting better at time management on focusing what matters vs what looks good. Also had a really good chat with a couple of internet friends on titling videos that describe the video vs clickbait titles and where everyone should draw the line.
Week 2 Plan:
Interesting Read -
I have been thinking a lot about this:
Whilst Silicon Valley has undoubtedly been the epicentre of technology innovation, other hubs of ideation, innovation and global problem solving are developing fast.
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