Cython - using Cython to optimise
latency critical code in existing Python codebases.
Minimal perfect hashing.
Changed Emacs configuration from Spacemacs to Doom Emacs. I do like the faster
startup of the Doom config. Still getting used to the
swyper. (Ref. Ivy, Counsel and Swiper).
Clause and Effect: PROLOG Programming for the Working Programmer - worked through Prolog code from the book.
A bit of Rust coding for command line Beeminder client I've been working on and off.
Got the poetry bug and read a couple of poetry selections from Mary Oliver
and selected poems book from Robert Frost, which I could find in project Gutenberg.
although not much content from the book was brand new to me, I still liked the
Started a personal wiki!
Relatively better month for running. Last two months were terrible by my usual standards. Sticked to shorter 7k runs in the morning to increase weekly mileage slowly and managed to complete Strava Escape Plan challenge.
Got one hike done in Kent in Bourne Valley. It was a bit wet and damp day, but I quite enjoyed the Autumn weather and Kentish countryside.
Still hovering around 950 elo rating in Chess on 10 minute format at chess.com. Not really happy with the lack of progress there. I still keep making blunders which ruins games, sometimes in promising positions.
I don't think the faster format is really the best format for improving Chess, but that's the format which I enjoy most due to quick games.
New album from Lana Del Rey, Norman Fucking Rockwell!,
quickly became a favourite albums from 2019 for me.
Discovered Mazzy Star. Kind of
surprised that I hadn't come across music from this artist before!