How to quickly add MacOS automations using Lua.
Building my own Flycut app
I recently went down a little rabbit hole with clipboard managers on MacOS. I can’t get the hours spent back, but here’s a little summary in case it helps other people.
Argentina Bike Trip
I went on a bikepacking trip in Argentina for two weeks. The route started in Salta, went for more than 500 miles along Routa 40 and ended in Talampaya National Park. I then spent a couple of days exploring Buenos Aires. ...
Exploratory Data Analysis vs Data Visualization
I’ve been meaning to uplevel my data visualization skills for a while, and I finally found time to do it. The process is going very slow, partly because it’s a little unclear what “uplevel” means in this specific case, and when I’m going to be “done”. So far I’ve read two classic (or just old, if you like) books - John Tukey’s Exploratory Data Analysis and William Cleveland’s Visualizing Data. I then picked two random datasets on Kaggle and tried to apply what I’ve learned....
Mining data in Web3 Twitter
I spent several weeks in November-December building a data pipeline and a website to surface urls that trend on web3/crypto Twitter. This was a collaboration project with Nadia and Jared from South Park Commons. They were interested in making web3 development easier while I was interested in getting some non-trivial dataset to practice my data wrangling skills. In the end I learned a lot more about Google Cloud than about time series analysis or data visualization, but that was fun anyway....
Tokenomics of Bliss
I’ve spent a bit of time looking at various projects in crypto space and trying to make sense of them. This post tries to cover a vast part of space that is sometimes referred to as “tokenomics”. ...
Choosing Blog Platform
Ok, I know this blog so far is only about blogging, which is never a good sign, but I spent about a week looking at various platforms and frameworks, so there has to be something useful in all of that. ...
What Is This Blog
I plan to use this blog as a random collection of reports about my side projects and things that I learned or looked into along the way. ...