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veen  ·  598 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 20, 2021

The definite conclusion to "how many hours in a row can I do proper programming work" is 5 and a bit, I say after 9 hours of it. My brain is mush.

I'm working on very cool projects, though, which eases the pain a bit. One of them is to basically make the model that predicts the demand for fast/superchargers for half of the Netherlands in 2030, which will be directly used the coming years to find sites and plan for it. As far as impact goes, it's maybe my biggest project yet.

Critical Role season 3 is around the corner and I for one am hyped. Anyone else here who watches that? I've been watching Dimension 20 the past few months, here's to find out if I am now ruined forever by Brennan Lee Mulligan's amazing DM-chops.

Cumol  ·  597 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I started watching/listening to critical rolls first campaign. Still sometimes do before sleep. I read that the later episodes got better production quality, so I might watch those.

I read this interesting piece on Hobby Drama about the sudden (or not so sudden) vanishing of Tiberius/Orion Acaba

goobster  ·  598 days ago  ·  link  ·  

What are you programming in? What's the final product going to be... an analysis, or a tool?

veen  ·  598 days ago  ·  link  ·  

These days most of my programming is in PostGIS, which is an extension on regular PostgreSQL to enable very powerful geo-functions. Sometimes I write more Python, and in the past year I've also combined the two, writing Python scripts that call the database and send some data back and forth to enjoy the best of both worlds.

Today I went back and forth between writing big, heavy queries in a PostgreSQL database, and writing lightweight dynamic queries in Retool. I'm using that for the first time to create an interactive dashboard for a well known client of ours. The other project will probably entail some large tables that show the result of the analysis and a map visualization as an output, which what my deliverables are in most projects.

mk  ·  598 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I have been writing Arc/PostGIS a bit. PostGIS feels pretty magical.