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Conversation with my Boss
B: Are u a hacker?
B: We need a hacker?
B: Because X department wants to do a hackathon.11
Worst hackaton? The one when i realized too late i was stuck with a bunch of kids bragging about being "devs" because they knew how to download an html template for wordpress 😭8
Beginning of a Hackaton and the CTO calls everyone up and tries to instigate everyone with this gem:
"Challenge yourself and what we have. For example, instead of AWS use Swagger."
Nobody says anything but has the same WTF expression ... How do these person become tech lead?2
currently in a hackaton right now and I really hate my self for being so dumb in presenting/explaining my idea. oh well, better luck next time.2
Vape bloggers be telling people that it's impossible to quit vaping salt nicotine but I quit successfully. Here's how it went:
1. I took my addiction to the point when I vaped three cartridges a day (that's a lot). I remembered that feeling and recalled that dizziness and urge to vomit instead of "pleasure" when I wanted to vape again
2. It's hard to quit on your own. Instead of nicorette and other shit that doesn't work (because it's also nicotine), I took Cytisine. It removed that URGE and the only thing left to tackle was a psychological addiction
3. Vaping and smoking in my head was tied to a cool moments that I experienced, like smoking with the boys after a hackaton, etc. I analyzed them and realized that they're cool not because of the fact of smoking, they are cool per se. So smoking was not necessary
In my last days of cytisine therapy I not only forgot that I vaped, I sometimes forgot to take cytisine. That means the therapy was successful. My average running distance already improved from 1.5 to 3 km.
There is a research that quitting consuming nicotine can help cure depression. I'll check on that6
Last hackaton (and first) I participated in was a disaster.
In the end our team was the only team, but there were other hackatons as well so in the end they just judged all the different hackatons as if they were all the same and that's the story of my team not winning 25k$
Note to devs here. Please don't choose a framework for the hype at your work. Use it on your own time or company hackaton/learning time.
I'm looking at you angular.
Production ready doesn't mean sanity ready.
Now because some dev choose such technology for arbitrary reasons. (hype, latest acronym on CV). I spend more time debugging and understanding than I would if some simpler technology was chosen. Look at all the options then choose the simplest one that has and seems to have active maintenance. Zen of python is the best thing to happen in programming and I think everyone, even if you don't like Python should follow it. Save you and your colleagues brain time and ask for advice.
Also IMO react is probably third or second best option, higher if one requirement is to be react native. Angular is even lower because it's complexity is unforgivable when a dev has not enough front-end experience.8
I fucked up this time...
I got in a hackaton that I don't have the time for because I have 4 delayed projects...
Too late to get out as I'll fuck up my team, and I'm pretty late with the projects already.
I got in a month ago when I was relatively free, but now with each day new responsibilities arise and I feel like I'll never handle them.
About the projects, one is delayed because of broken communication with the client, one is huge and one is the silliest one I've seen in a while.
There are times when I just want to stop existing xD1
So. I'm trying Vue for a hackaton. I'm good with React and Angular - albeit I don't like the later much.
Angular feels like you are locked in the black box, and if something goes wrong, be ready to dive in darkness for days.
And unfortunately, it's the way taken by Vue. I have a simple checkbox in a child component. It's supposed to triggers event, as the doc says `v-model is just syntaxic sugar`. Except in this case, it also says `those components should be used with v-model`.
So what does it means? Why are you saying one thing here and another things there? Could you please avoid making assumptions about how other people would use your tools?2
Not a bad experience per say, but it was the only one I have been to so far...
Went to a hackaton with my friend for the Amazon Alexa and we were asked to create a skill in 30 minutes.
Unfortunately we couldn't get the error regex or something thing on Alexa to recognise video URLs but we still likely our idea 🙃
The worst, and only, hackaton I ever attended was at a conference a few years back.
My boss told me to attend. So I did.
The hackaton was clearly not something the conference had planned very well, as the info was late one day before the conference dinner party - and the summary was early the morning after the party.
Amazon started machine learning models marketplace and they are organizing marketplace hackaton if someone is interested.
It’s available till 15 April and there is $48,000 in prizes2