Blog entry on Singapore
Weekly Recap 1544/5000: Singapore Labor Laws and Family Board Games
On the 1544rd week of my life, I: Read: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Listened to: Naval Ravikant: The Angel Philosopher on Investing, Making Decisions, Happiness and the Meaning of Life Fasted: 50 hours. Yeah! Note: This is me backfilling posts from the weekly series. I had not been keeping up to date, well where it is! I’m currently reading up a ton on how being a foreign worker in Singapore is like.
Weekly Recap 1543/5000: Hello TradeGecko!
On the 1543rd week of my life, I: Reading: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Watched: Fireside chat with Eduardo Saverin Read: Irrationality, Bad Decisions, and the Truth About Lies: My Conversation with Dan Ariely Listened to: Life Lessons from a Self-Made Billionaire: My Conversation with Ray Dalio Read: Reference Hello TradeGecko Okay I’m really hoping that this is going to push through (I’m writing this on June 24, because I crammed this part hehe) but I’m at a 99.
30 Days of Writing, Day 23: Physical and Mental Junk Food
Draft Over the past few months I’ve been eating the same few nutritious meals. I’m very lucky to live near a store that sells salads for $2. As such I can live most days getting my vegetables. There are some days where I deviate from the norm, though. At some point in the day I break down and buy a bag of chips. I consume and binge those chips.
Weekly Recap, 1542/5000: Learning More About Products/Studying Interview Processes
On the 1542th week of my life, I: Read: When Coffee and Kale Compete. Read: When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing Reading: Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology Reading: Farnam Street Blog Watched: The Secrets of Perfect Timing Watched: Preparing Your Business for the Marathon of Innovation - Behind the Scenes in Helsinki 2018 Rethinking About the Way I use Certain Sites Over the past few weeks, I’ve changed the patterns of how I access the popular sites.
Weekly Recap, 1541/5000: Technical Exam, Event Sourcing
Reading: When Coffee and Kale Compete. Reading: A bunch of stuff about event sourcing. Watched: Take a Step Backwards to Take a Step Forward for the Rest of Your Life. Watched: A Number Speaks a Thousand Words | Liv Boeree | TEDxManchester Biked: 70-ish km. Coding: Technical exam. Sagas pattern. RailsConf 2017 Panel: Performance, Performance A New Approach to the Weekly Recap I’ve been losing my edge over these weekly recaps.
Weekly Recap, 1540/5000: Pair Programming with Bloom
On the 1540th week of my life, I: Read: #AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness Programming: Interview with Bloom Solutions. Learned a lot about their company and how they code. Pair Programming with Bloom Solutions I’m writing this recap more than a week after the fact, but whatever. On this week, I met and pair-programmed with Ramon, Ace, and AJ of Bloom Solutions.
Weekly Recap 1539: Preparing for Technical Exams
On the 1539th week of my life, I: Reading: A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy, by William B. Irvine. Musings Learning dry-validation and light-service. Redux, styled components, and chat with Aaron about spraying and praying. Going to be more active in the community. Honestly, just assume the best in people and you’ll probably be fine boys.
Weekly Recap, 1538: ReactJS, Swimming, Blockchain
On the 1538th week of my life, I: Reading: A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy, by William B. Irvine. Reading: Seven Concurrency Models in Seven Weeks: When Threads Unravel (The Pragmatic Programmers) Reading: On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction Biked: Not much. Swam! Programming: A bunch of crap in ReactJS (Axios, Stateless Functional Components) to get Daryllxd to work with a front-end.
Weekly Recap, 1537: Chinatown, Culture Problems
On the 1537th week of my life, I: Read: Ego is the Enemy, by Ryan Holiday. Reading: A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy, by William B. Irvine. I’m adding a new feature to Daryllxd: adding books. I’ve sort of had to synchronize this blog’s reading list with that I’ve actually read and I find myself being really behind, like for weeks at a time.