Posted in 2020

David Beazley’s Courses

Among other things, 2020 has been a window into opportunities I didn’t have before. Mostly with respect to time. I was able to rest, which given my penchant for workaholism, was something my mind deserved. I was also about to heal from burnout and come to terms with my job, which I’d just started in 2019. I needed the time to recharge, and ignore all the expectations I had set for myself professionally. I have been overwhelmed with immense Imposter’s Sydrome, and I needed a chance to get over it.

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BangPypers Screencast On Security Headers

The video for my screencast has finally been uploaded. This was a screencast conducted by BangPypers. Here, I covered the topics I blogged about in [this article]({% post_url 2020-11-11-web-application-security %}).

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A Year Of Rest

I have been taking it easy for a year.

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Sarathi - A Personal Discord Bot

I’ve been maintaining a TIL page for a while now, and while the idea is great, I have had some issues updating the sheet daily.

sarathi-bot add factoid

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Keeping Your Work Laptop Awake

Sometimes you’d like to keep your work laptop from sleeping, and for whatever reason, you might not be able to change your system’s power management rules. In this article, I show you how to get around that.

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The Song of a Hero - Insomniac’s Spider-Man Miles Morales

Of all the differences between the first Spider-Man game for the PS4 and Spider-Man Miles Morales, I did not expect to be wowed by the music.

Image 1

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Web Application Security with secure.py

A common pitfall when developing web applications is not knowing how to design a safe application. secure.py is a great Python module that helps deal with the basic foundations of web application security.

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A List of Podcasts I Follow

I didn’t listen to podcasts for a large part of my professional life. My friend Najeem introduced me to Talk Python, which was the first podcast I have ever listened to and enjoyed. Since then, I have found a lot of podcasts that I follow, and wanted to keep track of the episodes I love, as well as podcasts I love.

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The STM32F401 Boards

A while ago, a user posted a link to this repo on /r/mk.

STM Board

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Today I Learned Journal

I started a journal to maintain a list of things I am learning daily. This is mostly to just keep me on my toes, but also so that I can record everything I learn daily.

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Managing Multiple Python Installations

If you are running a Linux or Mac machine and would like to run multiple versions of Python, you probably have been told that you need to stop trying to use package managers to run Python.

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I am taking the MIT Distributed Systems Course

To learn more about how distributed system design works, I have decided to spend time with 6.824 - Distributed Systems.

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K3S on the 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 with Docker-CE

I finally managed to fix the issue I was having with K3S on the Raspberry Pi 4. Turns out, there is an issue with how Docker does IP configurations.

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Blog Updates

I am ditching Digital Ocean since I do not need a droplet to run the blog. Github pages with Jekyll and the YAMT theme suffice for now.

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Configuring Pip to Work in Enterprise Environments

The hardest thing about using package managers within an enterprise is getting them to download the packages you need on the office network. Oftentimes, you are hindered by SSL errors, and other times you get bogged by DNS errors.

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No Leaf Clover

[Continued from Part 1: The Sound of Music.]({% post_url 2019-12-11-the-sound-of-music %})

Hearing Aids

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