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    I will head off to the beach and read Domain Model Made Functional by Scott Wlaschin.

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        Face recognition web API at a bank. Written in Clojure + Pedestal, using libraries provided by FacePhi. It is on Github if anyone wants to take a look.

        The bank put a SOAP wrapper around it so it could be added to their “omnichannel enterprise service bus”. It is used by their apps to do face authentication.

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          Squats for sure!

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            My work area. Just a plain MacOS desktop, nothing fancy. I’m waiting to see what jcs posts :-)

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              The link doesn’t seem to work

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                Thanks, I guess something expired with the Google Photos share link.

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                Tell me about the pig, inquiring minds must know.

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                  I used to have two pet pigs. Unsurprisingly, over the years this has resulted in quite a few pig-themed gifts. Xiaozhu was the first, I think, a crudely-carved little jade pig we picked up in a market.

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                    I always wanted pet pigs, but my wife shot that down. Says “They never stay that small”.

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                      Your wife is correct! Don’t get pigs unless you’re ok with looking after a full-grown one, as even the smaller breeds are still medium/large dog size :-)

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                      My brothers had a pot-belly pig as a pet. They said they act pretty much like dogs if you have them in the house. Dogs with some behaviors specific to pigs that anyone can find online. Back to dog analogy, theirs would great them at the door, like being petted, and jump on their laps when they sat on the couch. Loved playing outside with them. Also liked to flip the children’s pool over its head to run around with it for some reason. It sounded like a trip.

                      Curious what yours was like since I don’t run into that many people with domesticated pigs.

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                        They are rather like dogs, yes. Ours were only indoors when they were very young, and by the time they were a year old they were living outdoors in the yard with their own pen. They loved basking in the sun, would snooze slumped against each other and would come running whenever they thought there was a belly rub in it for them.

                        When they were little sometimes they would argue/fight and we discovered the best solution was to throw a blanket over them (it calmed them immediately). A few times this would happen in the middle of the night, and we grabbed one each and put them under the bedcovers by our feet, where they immediately calmed down and went to sleep. Bit odd waking up and wondering for a moment why you can feel a piglet against your feet.

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                    I need to login with a google account?

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                      Sorry about that, I used the Google Photos sharing thing and didn’t realise it wasn’t public (my quick test in an incognito window this morning worked fine, but something has apparently expired somewhere in the meantime). Should work now.

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                      That giant clothespin is awesome

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                        I like it too :-) I bought it in a charity shop many years ago for pennies, and I’ve used it to collect scrap paper and receipts on my desks ever since.

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                        I bought that same keyboard but for the life of me I can’t stand it. I used it for a couple days and had to go back to my unicomp. Just really wasn’t comfortable for me.

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                          It’s worked out completely the opposite for me: I love the laptop-style layout.

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                            It’s like a better Happy Hacking Keyboard. Just wished the Race had a similar bezel to the HHKB.

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                        Hi!

                        Please find my answers below:

                        What does your diet mainly consist of? On weekdays, I eat a lot of fats (avocado, almonds, eggs, milk, tuna, meat), proteins, fruits and vegetables. I try to keep processed carbs intake down to the minimum. I avoid bread. I drink coffee every day.

                        A typical lunch would consist of two large boiled eggs, one avocado, one apple and a bunch of almonds. Dinner would be some kind of meat and vegetables.

                        On weekends I’m more flexible and eat anything (fast food, pizza, chocolates, beer). You know, some kind of cheat meal.

                        I have been doing intermittent fasting for 2 years so I skip breakfast and start eating at lunch.

                        Do you normally plan meals ahead or pickup food from places often? We (wife and kids) plan meals ahead on Sunday and prepare them every day. This helps us control spending and diet on weekdays.

                        Has working out or being active pushed you towards a certain type of diet? Definitely. I have been training jiujitsu for 10 years and tried a lot of diets. A balanced diet + fasting is the diet I feel more confortable with these days at 36 years old.

                        My takeaway is that eating clean and fasting allows me to enjoy workouts and have energy to work throughout the day.

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                          Brazilian Jiujitsu, the human chess