2023 is going to be our sixth edition of NMG. Yes, we have already completed five years, and some of the grantees have done some fantastic work. I have taken up the task of collating stories of those outstanding grantees and their work. Maybe we all get to read it sometime this year, but I digress. The 2023 grant application is open. Remember, nothing is out of scope. Apply, Share.
Thejesh GN Blog
One big rule we follow at Peppo team is – Be Nice to each other and everyone with whom you work. It makes a lot of difference. If you look at DataMeet’s code of conduct. It’s the first rule. I sincerely believe in it and take it wherever I go. We can’t build organizations or teams without being nice to each other. When I see broken teams, most often than not, this is the rule that would have made a difference. Whats your one rule while working in a team?
Welcome to the new year. We are still in Thrissur, though I am in Mumbai today for a short visit. I am back in Thrissur tomorrow night. We should be back in Bangalore next week.
I must say 2022 was a better year than 2020 or 2021, both personally and professionally. Many things which we started earlier; started showing results this year. Hopefully, the world has begun recovering from COVID as well.
A very happy new year to you all. I wish you the very best.
We were supposed to be in Bangalore tomorrow, just in time for the new year. But Anju’s grandmother passed away this morning. She was 90+ years. She had a wonderful life filled with grand-kids, great grand-kids. Death was peaceful. Her image in my head is always of the person reading the newspaper in the morning.
Embulk needs a YAML file configuration for each data load. It’s a simple format, very human-readable. But there are cases where I want the YAML files to generate dynamically. Embulk does support an experimental feature that involves liquid templates. But my team is well versed in Python and Jinja2. Hence that is what we use.