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2023

Weeknotes for 2023-05-28
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It’s been a while since I’ve posted one of these. The last few work weeks have been so busy that by the end of the Friday work day I’ve been too tired to write a post. But I’m back home after a week overseas and it’s a long weekend, so let’s use this opportunity to catch up.
Weeknotes for 2023-03-24
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I’m in the Netherlands currently so I’ve had lots of meetings while fighting jet lag. This week in Daniel: Finished reading How To Sell a Haunted House by Grady Hendrix. It was an excellent novel about generational trauma, grief, and evil puppets.
Weeknotes for 2023-03-17
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This week in Daniel was quite busy: Lots of work stuff to do, so that kept me running. Setup a Github Action workflow to automatically deploy this site whenever I push a change, and then to also do automated deployments every 15 minutes for any content that I had scheduled in advance by using a future date.
Weeknotes for 2023-03-10
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I’m still alive! I’ve recovered from COVID, and back in the saddle. This week in Daniel: Did a bunch of catching up on work stuff since I was out sick most of last week.
Weeknotes for 2023-03-03
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This week in Daniel: I got COVID. It sucks. Really hard. That’s it.
Weeknotes for 2023-02-24
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This week in Daniel: After a rough first week of jetlag, finally caught up on sleep. Visited Escher in the Palace, a museum dedicated to the work of M.C. Escher, which resides in the former winter palace of Queen Emma of the Netherlands.
Weeknotes for 2023-02-17
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Hi there. It’s been a while. I had a whirlwind of activity over the last few weeks, both on the work and podcasting front, and quite frankly getting around to writing up these update posts was beyond my available bandwidth.
Weeknotes for 2023-01-20
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Another week of work in the Netherlands is wrapping up. I’m publishing today’s weeknotes a bit early as I’m about to board a flight on my way back the US, and I strongly doubt I’ll have the energy to write this up after two flights and a long layover at LHR.
Weeknotes for 2023-01-13
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This week I’ve been in the Netherlands for work, so between jet lag and meetings I’ve been pretty wiped out. Still, I’ve managed to get a few non-work related things done as well.
Weeknotes for 2023-01-06
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Back in the saddle, baby. This week was incredibly busy with work, but I still managed to get a bunch of other things done too. Deployed a fresh and shiny new version of this site that is run on Hugo.
Migrating My Site to Hugo
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I feel like “migrating to a different static site generator” is the new “installing a new Linux distro.” It’s something nerds do for almost no reason besides curiosity, boredom, and perhaps no small amount of masochism.

2022

Weeknotes for 2022-03-25
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This week in the world of Daniel: Released two new versions of django-quotes. Those are focused around making the app more flexible for lots of users, and some developer help with typing annotations.
Weeknotes for 2022-03-18
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This week in the world of Daniel: I updated my quote service project to use my reusable django-quotes app. This should make maintenance easier. Since this is a backwards-incompatible change, I also updated ewdiscordbot and ewtwitterbot to use the new API endpoints.
Weeknotes for 2022-03-11
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This week in DanielVision: I ran a game of Monster Care Squad for my daughter and wrote down my thoughts. Sent a number of additional job applications out the door. And hey, if your company is doing cool things and looking for seasoned product executive, let me know.
Weeknotes for 2022-03-04
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This week I: Released django-quotes, the reusable Django app version of my quote service project. It’s available on PyPi, and you can find documentation on adding it to your Django project here.
Weeknotes 2022-02-25
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This Week In, Well Everything: I have been horrified by the news coming out of Texas and Alabama, and strongly encourage you to donate to organizations that help trans youth and combat the hate in those places.
Weeknotes 2022-02-19
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I’m trying to get back into the habit of writing more regularly here, and taking some inspiration from Quentin I’m going to start doing brief weekly updates. My hope is that doing these short posts will get me back in the groove and lead me to resuming more detailed write-ups.

2020

Introducing Explorers Wanted
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It isn’t news to anyone that I’m a big fan of Numenera. It is my favorite game to run and I will shamelessly hype for it to anyone who will listen.

2019

Your prescribed dose of garden photos
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One of my favorite places to visit is Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. Exhausted from the gray and brown of winter, today my family made the trek out there for their Orchid Extravaganza.

2018

New year, new nerdery
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It’s the January of 2018, and the sickness is upon me again. Sometimes you can feel it coming, like that first head fog that warns of a coming cold, or the klaxon of a stomach churn that alerts you to an impending flu.