Day 30 — Upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04

Today I spent a lot of time upgrading my Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04, just to get a new version of gnome-shell which was needed by this cool window manager I wanted to try out. The whole process reminded me of 2014 when I was literally trying out …

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Day 29 — EasyOCR dabblements

Today I paired with Andrew to try out EasyOCR since we thought that it could be useful in both chronicle (to extract text out of camera images) and camelot (to extract text out of image-based PDFs). Andrew suggested that we could use images from duetocovid19.com, another cool project that …

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Day 28 — A divide-and-conquer strategy for recording videos

This is not something new, almost every video in the world is recorded this way! At first, I fought against this strategy by doing just one take, thinking that it would save time. I couldn't be more wrong!

Disclaimer: I'm a new speaker, and I'm not very good at speaking …

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Day 27 — Finished my talk!

Today (plus yesterday, and the whole weekend!) I focused all my energy on writing (and trying to record) my talk for JupyterCon.

Now I just need to record it.

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Day 26 — How are six weeks over already?!

Oh no, I'm almost at the midpoint of the batch! Half of my batch is almost over :( I wish I could be in batch forever, and work on learning and building new things every day!

I took some time to reflect on the past 5 weeks. These are the goals …

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