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Periklis Gkolias

In love with Python, but I admire all the stacks that offer solutions without testing my patience. Avid productivityist, great-food worshipper, always-smiling.

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Bsc

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Full stack software engineer

What are your first-choice when it comes to picking convolutional neural network architectures and why?

What are your first-choice when it comes to picking convolutional neural network architectures and why?

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Myths about self teaching that need to be busted

Myths about self teaching that need to be busted

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A gRPC primer from a non-gRPC dev

A gRPC primer from a non-gRPC dev

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If a candidate has been cofounder in a startup, will that increase the possibility of you, handing them an offer?

If a candidate has been cofounder in a startup, will that increase the possibility of you, handing them an offer?

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Git Bisect, the Undervalued Debugging Machine Gun

Git Bisect, the Undervalued Debugging Machine Gun

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You set up a new dev team. What are the first things you would do to make things go as smoothly as possible?

You set up a new dev team. What are the first things you would do to make things go as smoothly as possible?

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If you had to create a desktop app what tech stack would you use?

If you had to create a desktop app what tech stack would you use?

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How to get certified as a professional scrum master, the fast and the slow way

How to get certified as a professional scrum master, the fast and the slow way

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12 Ways to Keep Up With the Software Engineering Trends

12 Ways to Keep Up With the Software Engineering Trends

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How would you create a web API with streaming input and output (eg stocks monitoring system) without tools like Kafka and Spark?

How would you create a web API with streaming input and output (eg stocks monitoring system) without tools like Kafka and Spark?

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What are some (theoretical and pragmatic) cases where it is worth having your own servers instead of renting from a cloud vendor

What are some (theoretical and pragmatic) cases where it is worth having your own servers instead of renting from a cloud vendor

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Do you have any rituals to get up to speed, when coming back from holidays?

Do you have any rituals to get up to speed, when coming back from holidays?

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30 Tips for Software Engineering Careers, After 30 Years of Life

30 Tips for Software Engineering Careers, After 30 Years of Life

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A Primer on Python Partial Functions

A Primer on Python Partial Functions

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Oh Podcasts, Why Do You Have to S*ck?

Oh Podcasts, Why Do You Have to S*ck?

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If you are working remotely, how do you keep yourself accountable, productive and efficient without external supervision?

If you are working remotely, how do you keep yourself accountable, productive and efficient without external supervision?

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How to initialize a Singleton mongo connection with expressjs

How to initialize a Singleton mongo connection with expressjs

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What are your sleep hacks? How do you handle a tough day and fall asleep immediately after lying down?

What are your sleep hacks? How do you handle a tough day and fall asleep immediately after lying down?

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Has anyone used Eclipse Che? What are the main pros and cons you encountered?

Has anyone used Eclipse Che? What are the main pros and cons you encountered?

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Have you been to IoTBDS conferences before? What is your view on the quality?

Have you been to IoTBDS conferences before? What is your view on the quality?

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Can I somehow see trending tags over a period of time?

Can I somehow see trending tags over a period of time?

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How do you deal with naysayers? (friends, family, colleagues...doesn't matter)

How do you deal with naysayers? (friends, family, colleagues...doesn't matter)

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How would you approach a big data query(many TBs of dataset) with non-big data solutions?

How would you approach a big data query(many TBs of dataset) with non-big data solutions?

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Generate cooking recipes that guarantee food poisoning, with LSTM based libraries

Generate cooking recipes that guarantee food poisoning, with LSTM based libraries

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A quick way to automate your conda uninstalls

A quick way to automate your conda uninstalls

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How to scale python server, for enterprise purposes?

How to scale python server, for enterprise purposes?

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I just finished Code complete cover to cover. Here are the most unexpected things I learned

I just finished Code complete cover to cover. Here are the most unexpected things I learned

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The Devops Introduction I Wish I Had

The Devops Introduction I Wish I Had

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Dear Technical Recruiter…

Dear Technical Recruiter…

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What is your experience with Safari Books training?

What is your experience with Safari Books training?

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Devops and Infrastructure for the Solo Dev

Devops and Infrastructure for the Solo Dev

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Code Review for the Solo Dev

Code Review for the Solo Dev

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Asyncio, the invincible

Asyncio, the invincible

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What the future of web dev might be if Serveless and GraphQL dominate?

What the future of web dev might be if Serveless and GraphQL dominate?

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Is there any way to filter our "saved" articles?

Is there any way to filter our "saved" articles?

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Self Testing for Solo Devs

Self Testing for Solo Devs

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Can we somehow enforce dev.to to "get" the feed update from medium, without waiting 20-30 minutes?

Can we somehow enforce dev.to to "get" the feed update from medium, without waiting 20-30 minutes?

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How to Survive a Noisy Office Environment

How to Survive a Noisy Office Environment

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Web Assembly for Buzzword Haters

Web Assembly for Buzzword Haters

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Why do some languages disrupt some common and habitual conventions?

Why do some languages disrupt some common and habitual conventions?

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The Definite Guide to Pick the Correct Music While Working

The Definite Guide to Pick the Correct Music While Working

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What is your task management process? Do you use trello, asana, calendar etc or a hybrid? And how?

What is your task management process? Do you use trello, asana, calendar etc or a hybrid? And how?

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The Incredible Hulk(ython): Making Python Strong(ly Typed)

The Incredible Hulk(ython): Making Python Strong(ly Typed)

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What techniques do you employ to reduce the defects that will appear in the first delivered version?

What techniques do you employ to reduce the defects that will appear in the first delivered version?

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Stepping up your javascript debugging skills

Stepping up your javascript debugging skills

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What does it mean that a neuron fires, in layman terms? What is the output usually?

What does it mean that a neuron fires, in layman terms? What is the output usually?

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Django by example(Antonio Mele) — book review

Django by example(Antonio Mele) — book review

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Explain why developers are bad at testing their work, like I am five

Explain why developers are bad at testing their work, like I am five

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Doctests, the shy giant of testing modules

Doctests, the shy giant of testing modules

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What sites do you read to learn about "early-stage-technologies"

What sites do you read to learn about "early-stage-technologies"

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The art of leveraging time

The art of leveraging time

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The art of leveraging your time

The art of leveraging your time

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How being lazy, led me to publicize my first python package

How being lazy, led me to publicize my first python package

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Must-read books for software engineers — the alternative list

Must-read books for software engineers — the alternative list

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What do you think is the relationship between exercise and goal-achieving?

What do you think is the relationship between exercise and goal-achieving?

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What are the necessary technical and soft skills to thrive as a remote worker?

What are the necessary technical and soft skills to thrive as a remote worker?

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How to get familiar with a new codebase

How to get familiar with a new codebase

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Fantastic youtube channels, with top-quality learning for software engineers

Fantastic youtube channels, with top-quality learning for software engineers

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A comprehensive introduction to unit-testing and mocking with Python3

A comprehensive introduction to unit-testing and mocking with Python3

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