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Sun 31 December 2017

2017: Year in Review

Posted by Aly Sivji in Thoughts   

Here’s to the new year. May she be a damn sight better than the old one, and may we all be home before she’s over.

End of year is the perfect time to reflect on the past and to plan for the future.

2017 Highlights

2018 Goals

  • Become a mentor in the Chicago Python Mentorship Program
  • Lead 3 hour conference tutorial + give 1 new conference talk OR give 2 new conference talks
  • Speak at ChiPy 4 times (improve lightning talk skills)
  • Finish Grad School
  • Learn a functional programming language; here's looking at you Scala!
  • Run a half marathon somewhere in the world
  • Break into pandas' Top 100 contributors list
  • Read 26 books
  • Write 24 blog posts