I finally migrated my blog (https://diego.codes) to Hetzner, a German green hosting provider (...and away from GitHub). It was quite smooth overall: I placed the order, migrated the contents from GH Pages to the SFTP server and configured the certificates and DNS all while watching a football match - roughly an hour.
For my fellow data scientist out there, I am using Optuna to perform hyperparameter search in a project and it's giving great results so far, in case you want to check it out https://optuna.readthedocs.io/en/stable/index.html #datascience #machinelearning
Turns out that @darktable has now a Mastodon account! One of the most ambitious open source projects I use regularly
I am building for the first time a PC and I am coming to the realization that if I want to game, I have sometimes no other choice than to buy gaming parts to get the desired performance. Which makes me think: aren't like, a lot of adults into gaming? Why does everything feel so childish? Everything has colorful flashy lights, tribal decals a la 2002, military-related names (Ballistix, Predator, Tomahawk)... It feel just that, childish.
First impressions on No Man's Sky
I have been playing No Man's Sky for a week now and I think it is a pretty good game. I love exploration games, and even though it was a bumpy ride for Hello Games I think they have redeemed themselves. It is great to be able to roam a huge universe with a sutpidly wide range of activities to do: a main campaign, secondary missions, base building, mining (at all scales), biology... even archaelogy, and who knows what else that I have yet to discover!
The only good thing that Hacktoberfest is going to yield this year is the coinage of the term "nontribution"
The new design of the #NixOS website https://nixos.org/ is online! It is made by a professional designer and implemented by the NixOS marketing team. The landingpage is ready, the other pages will be redesigned in the next days.
You can follow the progress here: https://discourse.nixos.org/t/new-nixos-org-design/9080?u=davidak
Minimal is a browser extension to experience a minimal, less attention grabbing internet experience. Internet should be a tool, not a trap.
Pragmatic data scientist, romantic tinkerer, and music nerd. I am proficient in Spanish and pop culture references.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko