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In summary, it has been a journey of self-exploration, learning and finding ways to not just be a better manager, but a better person overall. I am excited for what the journey holds for me in the future.
Successfully closed a deal to teach a course with Weights and Biases.
Still in the early stages of course planning, but excitement is building for this new venture.
Devised a strategy to bring in interns to work on additional material for the course.
Potential for a richer course experience with the added efforts from interns.
Finalize the course outline.
Start the hiring process for interns.
Grateful for the opportunity to teach a course with Weights and Biases.
Grateful for the interns who will help improve the course content.
Finalized a lucrative deal with Weights and Biases to teach a course. This is a massive landmark in my career, one I've been eyeing for some time now. The planning stage has begun and I've also decided to hire interns to work on additional course material, an exciting prospect. It's been a great achievement-filled day!
These activities are helping me focus on my career. This deliberate practice is aligning with my intent to be a better partner, nurtured by effective communication and commitment. The path is challenging and the trade-offs significant, but the reward of fulfilling a passion, incomparable.
My day has been a mix of emotional endurance as I'm dealing with a recent breakup but also a lot of self-discovery as I dip back into my love for swimming and look forward to trying out contrast therapy. I also had an informal meet with VCs from KP, which added a professional dimension to my day. All in all, I'm navigating through ups and downs, keeping an open mind to new experiences and opportunities.
I feel quite content today. The positive feedback from my library project has been really fulfilling. It's a great feeling to know that the work I am putting my heart and soul into is bringing value to others. I definitely feel gratitude for all the support I have received for this project.
Tomorrow, I will focus more on the strategies for my new company. It's a significant career move for me, and I want to ensure everything falls into place smoothly.
I truly feel grateful to have a supportive partner by my side. I plan on showing my appreciation by spending quality time with them and sharing my new found success joyously.
Today was a day for planning and consideration. I mulled over my decision to move back to Toronto and start making connections there. Simultaneously, I have been considering an opportunity with OpenAI, though I'm unsure of how adamantly to pursue it. I feel thankful for these prospects and will continue to strategize on how to take them forward.
Considering the various paths my career could take has been both exciting and challenging. I've had the chance to evaluate what's most important to me right now and I realize flexibility is essential. I should strive to remember these aspirations and choices as tests of resilience on this journey. I am also lucky to have my partner by my side as I navigate these decisions, it's important to continue striving to be the best partner I can be in return.
Today was a blend of potential opportunities and helping friends navigate their entrepreneurial dreams. It has sparked an exciting thought process about the potential of turning my advice into a source of income. I'm eager to explore this possibility and am grateful for the connections and recognition I have received so far.
Today was a day of reflection on my recent travels, adventures and the magnitude nature's beauty. It reminded me of my passion for the ocean and adventure, and led to a desire to bring more of these experiences into my daily life. I've also considered potential travel plans, potentially Bali or Mexico, to foster this reconnection with nature.
Last day in Tokyo and checked out of Hoshinoya. Although the onsen was pretty, it was not worth the price. I feel more inclined towards heritage ryokans after being spoiled by the less modern experience in Kyoto.
Today, I was still experiencing the stomach bug, but I am truly grateful for Linda in my life. She keeps checking up on me, taking care of me, and making sure I'm not too hungry even though she's quite busy. It's an unfamiliar feeling for me to be taken care of, but I'm learning to accept it. I talked to a doctor who advised waiting it out, and I also developed a stye. I'm trying to focus on being a good partner and will work on my career goals once I recover.
Today, I discussed my anxieties about Linda's decisions, the rejection from Anthropic, starting my own business, and the upcoming trip to Japan. I also acknowledged my gratitude for having Linda in my life and plans to stay connected while away in Japan.
Today was an interesting day. I can't help but feel disappointed with myself for missing the demo day at the office. I know it's important to attend events like this, but I just couldn't make it there in time.
On top of that, I missed another gym class today. I've been trying to keep up with a regular exercise routine, but it seems like something always gets in the way.
On a more positive note, I've been making progress with my work. However, one challenge that I've been facing is dealing with time zones. It's been a struggle to get it right, even with the help of libraries like moment.js and Temporal. I'm feeling a bit stuck at the moment, but I'm hoping to find a solution soon.
After a long week, I decided to take a break and get some fresh air. It was nice to step away from work for a bit and recharge my batteries.
Overall, today was filled with missed opportunities and challenges with time, but I'm trying to focus on the positive aspects of my day. I'm grateful for being able to spend time with loved ones and for the progress I've made with work. I'll continue to work on improving my time management skills and finding solutions to the challenges I'm facing.
Overall, I experienced a lot of different emotions this week. I felt optimistic about the direction of my career and managed to accomplish a lot with both my personal growth and coding. However, I did experience some stress with rescheduling job interviews before my upcoming trip to Japan. In terms of my passion, I am still trying to find the right balance with my Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practice and work-life. On a personal level, I celebrated a mini-milestone birthday and felt grateful for my life. I'd like to bring more focus to my relationships and make sure I am being a good partner.
Overall, today was a busy and productive day. While it was full of different activities and projects, I was able to balance everything and take time for myself as well. I learned more about my girlfriend's family and took steps towards my personal and professional goals. I'm looking forward to implementing some of the feedback from my mock interviews and continuing to develop both myself and my projects.
Overall, I'm struggling to find a balance between my work and personal life. I've been feeling guilty about taking time off for myself, especially because my app is becoming more popular. I've been interested in pursuing more BJJ, but it's been difficult to balance my schedule with only classes at noon and 6pm. In talking through my options, I've considered setting aside specific times for work and BJJ practice and incorporating other hobbies or activities for relaxation and self-care. I've also thought about taking a test at Helicone to explore the potential of LLMs for personal growth.
As someone who is exploring different journaling and chat application options, I found a recent survey to be quite illuminating in terms of how others approach these tools. It turns out that many people prefer using pen and paper for journaling, while at the same time, highly value different features that an AI-powered journaling app can offer, such as habit tracking and personalized, reflective prompts. Similarly, many survey respondents preferred a web application for chatting with an AI copilot, but also expressed interest in accessing their writing via a mobile app. All in all, these insights have given me a lot to consider in evaluating which journaling and chat solutions may be best for my needs.
Overall, I'm excited about the potential of LLMs for personal growth and self-reflection, but I'm also aware of the risks and challenges associated with the technology. I'm eager to explore ways to balance these concerns while still leveraging the benefits of LLMs. I'm also considering ways to gather feedback from users and create a more accessible way for people to connect with me and each other.
Overall, I am excited about my progress in BJJ and working hard to improve my writing and work in the VC space. Both areas are important to me, and I am grateful to have supportive mentors and coaches to help me grow.
Overall, I had a great day at the Spc. I had insightful conversations with Yasir, Chetan, and Chris about various topics. It felt good to be able to contribute something valuable to the GPT/LLM related work with my technical feedback. At the same time, I was able to identify some areas for improvement, particularly around interpersonal relationships. My conversations with Chris were particularly enjoyable and it seems like we could become great friends in the future.
Today I started working on building a full stack application using TypeScript. Although I thought about doing it in Python, I decided to go with TypeScript to learn something new.
I'm finding it difficult to determine the trade-offs between focusing on productive work and spending time learning the language. I also realized that my productivity had improved due to my use of GitHub Copilot.
Overall, I'm excited to learn new technologies while building a full-fledged application. However, I need to be mindful of balancing productivity and learning.
Today, I spent the day with my family before leaving for New York. We had good food and played mahjong together. I also got a massage and played ping-pong with them.
It's always great to spend time with family, especially since I don't get to see them very often. Despite some losses, we had a lot of fun playing mahjong, and it was great catching up with everyone.
I'm excited to go to South Park Commons and start my LLC, which I've been planning for a while now. I'm also considering rewriting the telegram bot with TypeScript and Next.js to improve my skills. Overall, I'm looking forward to what the future holds.
Today, I worked on upgrading the Study Notes app, and I am excited to use OpenAI's whisper instead of my own modal endpoint. However, before making the switch, I decided that it would be prudent to perform a performance/cost analysis.
I was curious to see if anyone had ever ordered a pizza through Langchain, my latest project. I confirmed that no one had, so I attempted to order a pizza to test out the platform.
I also had a productive conversation with Hassan, which gave me the confidence that we'll make some progress with YouTube summerizer.
After discovering speak.com, I applied to become a speaker on their platform.
Finally, I was able to set up OpenAI transcriptions, which opens up new opportunities for the projects that I'm working on. Overall, it was a productive day, with some exciting updates and progress to look forward to.
Overall, today I had some ideas around experimenting with developing personas for chat apps and the importance of implementing page views on my blog posts. I'm excited to see where these ideas take me and how implementing them will help me grow.
Orate helped me improve my website's OG tags.
Overall, I am grateful for Orate's assistance in improving my website's OG tags.
Overall, I was pleased with the suggestions made by Orate. I'm excited about the prospect of improving the Youtube Summarizer and making it more useful for users.
Overall, I am excited to further explore the world of LLMs and the impact they have on education. I am grateful for the support and resources offered by my friend and I can't wait to share my findings with the world.
Overall, I have made great strides in my YouTube summarization project but I need to balance my dedication to work and my health. My hands are starting to hurt from the constant typing and BJJ training, so I need to make sure I am resting enough.
Today was a productive day, I felt optimistic after the interview and grateful for friends and strangers who brought joy and positivity in my life. I also made sure to prioritize my relationship and give my partner the attention and support they needed.
Today was productive. I implemented something called Magic which helps create a JSON object and sets attributes in the browser. I'm hoping to use it for the instructional videos I'm working on. Later in the day, I spent some time researching voice transcription to assist with my work.
In the evening, I had a great time hanging out with my friend Pedram and learning about Transformers, which is something I had been meaning to do for a while. In addition to my work, I am also trying to prioritize my personal relationships, so I made sure to keep my partner in mind throughout the day. Overall, I am feeling grateful and focused on my career.
Overall, today was a productive day where I was able to improve my technical skills, maintain a healthy relationship with my partner, and continue working on my gratitude practice. I am looking forward to more progress tomorrow.
Today was a productive day for me in terms of my tech skills. I managed to make progress with my React and Nextjs knowledge and built a text editor demo using AI brushes. Additionally, I incorporated FramerJS and Vercel Edge functions into my work. I also plan on integrating Material UI icons into my projects. In my personal life, I'm grateful for my supportive partner and will continue working towards my career goals while being a good partner.
Today was a productive day for me. I spent my time learning about Next.js and Prisma. I've never used these tools before, so I was a bit apprehensive at first. It took some effort, but I'm starting to feel more comfortable with API routes in Next.js.
I also spent some time checking out some SQL tools and exploring Langchain exploits. I think it's important to stay up to date with the latest technology trends in my field. I also started learning about defining API routes in Next.js using Vercel and Prisma.
I applied for a position at Cohere AI, which is based in Toronto. The company looks promising, and I hope to hear back from them soon.
Overall, I'm feeling good about my progress today. I'm grateful for the resources available to me online that make skill-building and job hunting easier. Additionally, I'm grateful for my partner's patience and understanding as I continue to focus on my career.
Overall, it was a productive day and I feel grateful for the opportunities and relationships in my life.
Overall, I had a productive day and made sure to take care of myself and my important relationships. Practicing gratitude helped me stay positive throughout the day. Looking forward to tomorrow.
I spent some time today learning about Langchain and GPTindex. While Langchain has a good toolkit for prompt generation, it's too heavy for Vercel.
Today was a productive day. I did some ice plunges to prepare for my diving trip and also finished reading "Psychology of Money". It made me realize how important creativity is in our lives and how it leads to great things like art. I also thought about my goals for my career and how I want to be more grateful for what I have in my life. Lastly, I want to make sure that I'm being a good partner and investing time into my relationship. Overall, it was a good day and I'm excited for what's to come.