Saturday, January 30, 2021

February 2021 Reading List

Is that really 4066 pages below, not including a day and a half of conferences,  two hours of  ML online training, and all the Dragonholt reading?  Busy month.

  • 2/28/2021: [GAME] Legacy of Dragonholt
    • Watched some how to play videos as well and got started playing the first scenario before deciding it would make a better family game.  No dice, no rolling or randomization whatsoever outside the skills you pick for your characters.
    • Jen and I have been playing.  We're on Day one of the City .[so two rounds so far, about an hour and a half].
  • 2/27/2021: Hench [416 pages] by Natalie Zina Walschots
  • 2/26/2021: Nimona [272 pages] by Noelle Stevenson.  Graphic Novel, very good.
  • 2/25/2021: Code Freeze U of MN 2021 [all day] - AI / ML Ethics and Bias and Mob Programming

  • 2/24/2021: AWS Innovate AI/ML Edition: Bias, Lookout, Clarify, and more [half day].  Lot of new tools in the Sagemaker Suite I didn't know about.
  • 2/23/2021: If It Bleeds - "Rat" by Stephen King
  • 2/22/2021: If It Bleeds - "If It Bleeds" by Stephen King
  • 2/21/2021: If It Bleeds - "The Life of Chuck" by Stephen King
  • 2/20/2021: Security training - on own time, CDA, GDPR, HIPAA, PHI, et al. [2:49 - oof]

  • 2/19/2021: If It Bleeds [447 pages] - "Mr. Harrigan's Phone" by Stephen King
  • 2/18/2021: X-Men Grand Design II: Second Genesis [130 pages]
  • 2/17/2021: Glass Town: The Imaginary World of the Brontes [224 pages] by Isabel Greenberg, Hoopla
  • 2/16/2021: X-Men Grand Design I [122pages]
  • 2/15/2021: LinkedIn Training ML - ugh, being derailed by annual reviews and paperwork. [ 2 hours]
  • 2/14/2021: Beacon 23 - The Complete Novel
  • 2/13/2021: Beacon 23 - The Complete Novel [258 pages] by Hugh Howey

  • 2/12/2021: I usually count 50 pages a day - so just throw 50 pages from any of those other books right here.
  • 2/11/2021: Fantastic Four: Grand Design [120 pages] - read on Hoopla
    • At this point I've read 2199 pages....that's enough for 42 days using my usual 50 pages a day or an article formula.  I've got some training to include as well.  It's been a busy February.  Having the first week off at my folks' cabin with them gave me a bit of a boost.
  • 2/10/2021:

  • 2/9/2021: Kids on Bikes: Strange Adventures, The House on Poplar Court, a mini-campaign about a strange adventure in a small town [20 pages] by Ryan Schoon
  • 2/8/2021: 'I Longed To See Something Different, So I Wrote It': Questions For Rebecca Roanhorse - NPR
  • 2/7/2021: Carter and Lovecraft [317 pages] by Jonathan L. Howard
  • 2/6/2021: Kids on Bikes RPG Rules [76 pages]
  • 2/5/2021: Building Machine Learning Powered Applications: Going from Idea to Product [264 pages] O'Reilly Press - by Emmanuel Ameisen
  • 2/4/2021: A Group of Orca Outcasts Is Now Dominating an Entire Sea: Killer whales that feast on seals and hunt in small packs are thriving while their widely beloved siblings are dying out by Katharine Gammon for The Atlantic

  • 2/3/2021: Black Sun [464 pages] by Rebecca Roanhorse
  • 2/2/2021: The City We Became [ 448 pages] by N.K. Jemisin
  • 2/1/2021: Weapons of Math Destruction [288 pages] by Cathy O'Neil

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