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My GOALS for 2023
- Shumeng Liu
Get a job
Have a girlfriend
Read 23 books
Last year I set the goal of 22 books but ended up finishing only 6. I will try really hard this year. May my Kindle be with me.
Learn to ride a bicycle
That's right, I don't know how to write a bike yet.
Complete a 10K run
I want to run a marathon in the future, so let's start with a 10K.
Pretty sure my future girlfriend will appreciate this.
Reach 1600 on Chess.com Rapid or Blitz
Currently 1400 Rapid and 1100 Blitz.
Reach 1800 on Codeforces
Have a WCA 3x3 blindfold average
I would like to be able to perform a blindfold solve on demand. It's always embarassing for me to say I don't know how to do a blind solve considering my efforts into cubing.
Travel to a new country
Probably an European country.
Learn a language to B2 level
The easiest for me would be Japanese. However, it could also be French, Korean, Spanish, or any other language. Definitely not German though.
Upload a video to Youtube or Bilibili
The video should be properly edited, which ought to take a lot of efforts. That's why this one is loose on quantity.
Have more than 200 days on GitHub timeline
In the process of looking through 200 technical blogs, whenever I see another person with a greenish GitHub timeline, my mind goes "that's damn impressive!"
I want my timeline to be green too.
Write 10 technical blogs
The best way to learn something is to teach it.
This is the inspiration behind documenting my tech learning experience.
Build 2 more branches on my website
They can be food, reading, gaming, sports, art or whatever I find interesting in 2023.
Get 3 more AWS Certificates
I got my first AWS certificate in 2022, the three I want to get in 2023 are:
- AWS Certified Developer - Associate
- AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
- and AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional.
This might sound crazy but I enjoy taking certification exams.