Setup was pretty quick. I first had to install an update through the app on my phone, charged it for a bit, and then put it on.
I’ve been wearing it almost constantly since I received it (I take it off when I shower, even though it’s waterproof), and I really like all the data it gives me about my daily activity, sleep patterns, and even reminders to get up and move around more during my day.
I really love how I haven’t needed to charge it every day. I’ve been wearing it for about six days, and I’m on 41%.
I enjoy the Talk Python to Me podcast. Episode 181 was a discussion about a great collection of Python packages. Even though I don’t have an immediate use for most of them, I’ve captured them for later reference because there’s some really useful stuff in there!
Listeners often tell me one of the really valuable aspects of this podcast is the packages and libraries that they learn about and start using in their projects from guests and myself. On this episode, I’ve invited Brian Okken (my co-host over on Python Bytes) to take this to 11. We are going to cover the top 30 Python packages from the past year (metric to be determined later in the show).
I enjoyed this post that Bill Gates wrote about Paul Allen. It’s a touching post about a friendship that precipitated a tremendous success story.
Paul Allen, one of my oldest friends and the first business partner I ever had, died yesterday. I want to extend my condolences to his sister, Jody, his extended family, and his many friends and colleagues around the world.
I met Paul when I was in 7th grade, and it changed my life.