I was really hoping to get some solid Go coding experience under my belt with a new project I’d been working on, but it’s closely tied to some other projects I’ve done that are all in Python and I kept running into instances where I’d have to redo a lot of work I’d already done. But at the end of the day I decided that the experience would be worth it and persevered in Go. As luck would have it, as soon as I made that decision, a bunch of other suddenly needed doing, so I guess I’ll go back to Python. Maybe next time.
Technically it’s the end of the February and well into the new year and these updates only coincidentally are occurring now and aren’t part of some grand New Years resolutions. A big part of what I’ve been doing is decluttering in various different ways. The first kind of decluttering has been in my Internet life. Twitter is gone for me. It’s just such a time waster and a rather toxic environment. Even when people I agree with are talking about issues, the delivery on Twitter makes me want nothing to do with it. So I flat out deactivated that account. Facebook went a little differently. I had already unfollowed most of my “friends” and I realized that other than people[…]