3 Micro Learnings Over the Weekend

3 micro learnings over this weekend : (1) cloudpickle works better than pickle in storing trained sklearn models Have you ever proudly saved a trained sklearn model to be used for serving elsewhere, only for it to complain of missing imports or classes when you try to load it? Other than making the imports or… Continue reading 3 Micro Learnings Over the Weekend

FIRE planner

Built a new dashboard to help you plan financially for your potential FIRE (financial independence retire early). Link to dashboard : https://cheeyeelim.com/apps/fireplanner It takes a few inputs to help you visualize your (+ your partner’s) personal cash flows throughout your lifetime. Besides simple income and expense adjustments, it also simulates housing/mortgage and child-related expenses. Unfortunately,… Continue reading FIRE planner

Infrastructure and framework behind my personal websites

I decided to set up my own website at the end of 2020. 3 years later, I run 2 websites backed by multiple supporting services (see image below), all set up and operated by myself. My goals are (1) to set up a robust infrastructure that can ensure my websites/services are always up, and (2)… Continue reading Infrastructure and framework behind my personal websites


A small titbit to share today, the Makefile. A Makefile can be used to define sets of commonly used commands to save time and to ensure the commands run in the correct order with needed pre-requisites. For example, you can define a list of build-related commands under a target called “build”. Then next time you… Continue reading Makefile