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Now that I am writing more I have been thinking about some improvements I want to make to the site. I want to use this (kind of like my now page) as a public brain dump of some fun and probably stupid ideas that I have been thinking about building for my personal site. I want this to have a bit more of my character in it. Most personal sites are a bit bland and I try to keep it more interesting with some of my photos, videos, etc. and small easter eggs like the spotify widget. Eventually I hope this site is a reflection of the stuff I find cool and interesting.
I really want to over engineer a tool for myself where I can log my entire memory of shows i've gone too. Specifically I want to have stats on bands, venues, cities, etc. that I've seen shows in so I can get a real idea of who i've seen the most and whatnot. It would be extra cool to try and incorporate show flyers as well as I love looking up old flyers.
Maybe this doesn't need to be a tool and could just be blog posts? But I pretty consistently log books on GoodReads and movies on Letterboxd. It would be cool to integrate some sort of feed here that could auto populate when I post something new
I already have a database of this that I track on Flighty but I kind of want my own. Once again something over engineered where I can get a bunch of nerdy stats about plane types, time in the air, etc.
I give friends a lot of travel suggestions. It would be really cool to be able to direct them to a tool to see restaurants, things to do, etc. of suggestions of where they are going. Kind of a fun to way to also maybe do some write ups on past trips.
I want a memory of the projects I've either built, half built, never launched, or even did a full company for. This is inspired by Josh Pigford's site where he has a memory of all of his projects. It would be cool to even maybe have a bit of a post mortem or retrospective on these projects as well.
I'd like to post some of the fun projects i've done with public data sets or weird stuff with code. I have a couple ideas swirling around and might be posting them here. Maybe even some of the stuff I will open source.
These are just a few I have been considering, who knows where this will go.
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