Progress Report - November 2021


I post a progress report showing what I did and how my products performed each month. Last month’s report can be seen here.

What did I do

Productive Hours in November Hours worked on side-projects in November

I worked 130 productive on side projects hours last month. I noticed this includes C4 but it probably shouldn’t be considered a side-project of mine anymore.

To make these progress reports a bit more interesting, from now on I’ll post my favourite song, TV show, and article I read last month.

What was worked on

This month is the 5 year anniversary of writing my monthly progress reports. The first one can be seen here. It’s incredible how many failed side projects I had over the years. If I calculate the opportunity costs of my market rate times the hours spent on these side projects, not a single one of them made sense. Neither have I gone back and read a single one of these progress reports (except the first one now). Working on these projects was still more fun than client work but I need to rethink all of this on my new year’s goal post.

Anyway, what did I do this month?

Platform Growth


Sessions went up to 8,538 on my website.

Website Traffic

I did not stick to my bi-weekly schedule of releasing a blog post. Still, at least I managed to write a single post.

  1. Replaying Ethereum Hacks - Rari Fuse VUSD Price Manipulation


My twitter followers increased by 251 to 2002.


Learn EOS Development

I sold 7 books last month. 👀

What’s next

  • I’ll be doing Advent of Code 2021 to learn Rust. I already did the exact same thing last year but stopped after day 11. Let’s see when I stop this time because of too much work. 😢

Hi, I'm Christoph Michel 👋

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Currently, I mostly work in software security and do on an independent contractor basis.

I strive for efficiency and therefore track many aspects of my life.