April/May 2024: Conor's Monthly Retrospective

2 months with lots of travel and starting a new job.

May 30, 2024 · 6 min · Conor Lamb

February/March 2024: Conor's Monthly Retrospective

Close Expatpho.net.

March 28, 2024 · 6 min · Conor Lamb

On Getting Discovered

I blog sometimes. I publish a good bit of music as well, and yet, no one knows me. This is fine. I happily mosey through life without internet celebrity, but candidly (and probably humanly), it would be nice to get recognition for the things that I make. So how does one get “discovered”? Youtube just recommended me this small linux youtuber, who struck me with a Jimmy Neutron style, brain blast on how these algorithms likely work....

March 13, 2024 · 3 min · Conor Lamb

January 2024: Conor's Monthly Retrospective

2 months with lots of travel and starting a new job.

January 28, 2024 · 4 min · Conor Lamb

2023 Goals Review, 2024 Goals Plan

I achieved 1 goal, and the rest were meh.

December 29, 2023 · 3 min · Conor Lamb

2022 -> 2023 Retrospectives Archive

Old retrospectives.

December 28, 2023 · 1 min · Conor Lamb
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Making A Language Learning Buddy w/ ChatGPT

I’m at a quietly frustrating point with my German language learning. It’s an uncomfortable expanse within A1-A2 levels where I pick up a myriad of words in a conversation, but I’m still not confident enough to say much. The usual solution here is one of brute force. Go make a fool of yourself, often and brazenly, in the wild. Talk to people around you, have awkward-as-hell conversations. But, how can I cash in on the ChatGPT hype that way?...

January 29, 2023 · 3 min · Conor Lamb

A Small, Opinionated List of Nice Spots in Berlin

My personal Berlin tourism list.

November 8, 2022 · 5 min · Conor Lamb
Logbook Example

Make debugging suck less. Keep a logbook. 📓

Scientists keep logbooks for their findings. Why don’t computer scientists? A great place to start doing this is for debugging. Debugging sucks enough as is, make it easier on yourself. A logbook will… 🗺 Enumerate where you are in the bug fix journey. You’ll forget this journey when you pick it up tomorrow, write it down. 🌳 Keep you rooted to the ground. (Creating an “issue stack”.) Related to above, it often feels like you’re completely lost in the aether when you’re 50 opened browser tabs deep into an issue that’s not even the same issue anymore, its a sub issue of a sub issue....

January 18, 2022 · 2 min · Conor Lamb

Cool Junk That Conor Finds on the Internet

My collection of things I find on my journeys through the internet.

October 22, 2021 · 5 min · Conor Lamb