I'm a long time python user and elected member of the django software foundation who's quite engaged with the community. Generally I work on many small practical projects, though am currently wrapped up in running a medium-sized business.
Overall though, there is a project that I've wanted to work on my whole life. Being a web professional for quite some time I occasionally would dig in to this project and things would get complex fast and the project would lose priority.
Earlier this year (2018) I randomly saw this talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vleFxDGoEs and it was apparently that this solves my project's complexity problem and it really lit a spark in me.
Since them whenever I can scrape out some time I've been kicking around prototypes and generally having fun getting in to neo4j.
I had a lovely time couple of months ago at release of Neo4j 3.4 with https://neo4j.com/blog/contributor/nigel-small/ digging at some bugs/future features introduced in to https://github.com/technige/py2neo
I'm keen as beans to start being an advocate for it in my local communities and intend to give some talks about my experiences so far in the next few months/years.
I'm based in Australia, currently settled in Canberra and involved with ANU particularly in the college of Engineering and Computer Science and also actively encourage and support the female/women members of communities to come to the fore.
I'm friendly and chatty but always have many demands on my attention.
Hello Neo4J community! I'd be delighted to sidle up to the ranks and join in.