Derek Palmer

Auto Enthusiast / Developer / Photographer

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  • Remote Work — Don’t forget what got you here.
    I'm a few months away from my one year anniversary of working remotely. To start, I never thought in a million years I'd be able to work remotely.At first it felt surreal. I could sleep in, or even take a nap on lunch if I wasn't feeling great on top of all the other perks of being able to work from home.

    Aug 5, 2018

  • Be grateful, embrace the struggle
    I’ve felt like I had a rough past few weeks. I’ve felt burnt out, stressed out, overwhelmed, sad, and even depressed. Until this morning.

    Apr 19, 2018

  • Twitter Bot
    I've been wanting to make a twitter bot for some time now, and I decided to accomplish it today.

    Feb 24, 2018

  • Makefiles and Boto3
    I'm currently trying to finish up a little side project I've kept putting off that involves data from my car (2015 Chevrolet Volt). I pull data from with a selenium script, the script downloads the two CSV files and then puts them in a directory for Jupyter Notebook to consume for analysis. Once the Jupyter Notebook is run, a dataset is created and visualized with

    Feb 23, 2018


  • Progress
    I currently use Todoist for all my to-dos, whether it be to remind me to clean, to work on an online class, or even to feed my fish. If a task is in my to do list, it will either get done or rescheduled for another time.

    Oct 8, 2017

  • Happiness
    It’s 11pm on a Monday night and I felt compelled to write this, after sitting at my computer for most of the day I got that dreadful feeling, the one that makes me feel depressed and anxious.

    Oct 5, 2017

  • Welcome!
    Welcome to my personal blog! There's not much here now, but there will be soon! I'm planning on writing at least one blog post a week.

    Aug 9, 2017