@shawn to my business associates, but you can call me Shawn Throop.

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A Canadian idiot dancing with Saarländisches Staatstheater. When I manage my time right, I double as a self taught iOS developer.

Shiny is better.

Weekend project: wrapping SentencePiece (a C++ library) as a Swift Package.
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Anyone using Arc [arc.net]? The mobile app is the real gem though, the best mobile tab UI. Also, the first time I've used useful AI backed features (and not wanted to hurl).
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Glad that drama is over though, everything is booked now.
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Before a $75 pet fee...
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Hotel prices are wild in Toronto. Non-VAT prices are not helpful. Listed price as $192 but somehow I pay $500 for two nights. Who taught you math?
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@habanero it was pretty wild. When I asked if there was anyone in tech support that could help me, she replied "we don't have a tech support department." Dante really should take notes.

She ended with "quick, before the prices go up!"
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On the phone with Air Canada, its not going well. Login is impossible, the 2-Factor boots you out of the code submission form before the email arrives in your inbox (20+ minutes late). Need to be logged in to add a phone alternative for the code receiving.
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@habanero @ccp I’ve heard people disparage it as hokey/homeopathic but it has benefits, increasing blood flow is a major way of helping the body do its own thing (recovery 👌)

In the dance world I’ve heard only bits about Wim Hof, all pretty bonkers!
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@blumenkraft @ccp between this and mid-winter Lüften, I feel Germans have a thing for randomly making things cold.

Also, I think I’ve walked past one of these in my area. I didn’t know it also had a name, Kneipp
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I need a Stanley Tucci supercut, but of just anything he’s done
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I've managed to simplify things into some protocols. As usual, probably thinking it through a bit too much
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Sunday spelunking: experimented with more raw memory/pointers and extracting css from a dictionary file [github.com].

Side note - there must to be a way to debug python besides print statements, right?
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The playground by the Theater is submerged in about a meter of water… it’s pretty wild. Normally that’s sand, grass, benches and a ping pong table. The water in total is probably up at least 2 meters
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cookie jar (i)
The Leftovers is probably my favourite show, but trailers and clips must look like complete insanity to people who haven’t seen the show.
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@33MHz I need a me reset today lol
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I’m adding UnsafeMutablePeople to my list of silly but enticing possible company names
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In the end, URL parsing screwed me. Learned a lot along the way though lol
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I’ve been working with some C APIs in Swift and I thought they were busted in Playgrounds for iPad. Turns out I was running into a “No such file or directory” error but thought nothing of it because the code is just 1 (and I didn’t read thoroughly enough).
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I missed my MNDP alarm again, just one week I want to not be exhausted on Monday night… sigh, I did do this to myself
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I think I finally now understand Endianness, turns out a visual aid helped. Whodathunk?
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You gave up too much to turn back now.