August 2020

Published on at update , 2 mins.

👨‍💻 Professional

This month I plan to spend some time on improving Elastic basemaps, part of that meaning to also contribute to the OpenMapTiles schema and styles projects. I will also be spending some time on our Users Conference happening next month (but being recorded now).

By the way, I had my first anniversary at Elastic the 2nd of September 🎉. Time flies!!

❤️ Community

Mid September I will be participating with my manager in Geomob, a virtual community meetup; apart from the preparations for the company conf, I’m also excited to try to attend NACIS event as well (they happen to be the same days!).

🏠 Personal

Holidays are already gone and forgotten (but we enjoyed the time off greatly). We will try to get out for a weekend later this month, but apart from that, with COVID cases raising again, we don’t expect a lot of social activity.

I’m also getting more serious in my investing activities, trying to track better where I’m saving and hopefully making better decisions for our future.

📚 Reading

This last month, after finishing The Moon is a Harsh Mistress and Rich Dad, Poor Dad, I enjoyed the audio adaptation of The Sandman, and now I’m reading/listening Death’s End from Cixin Liu, the third book of the Remembrance of Earth’s Past series. I also started reading The Dispossessed by Ursula K Le Guin, but I’m certainly not spending too much time with real reading lately.

And in the what’s next/postponed queue, my usual non-fiction books: