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Egh, the new Github repo page they are testing has a very M$ feel to it.

I wonder how long it would take for GitHub to become Office 365 Code or MS Visual Hub.

Second recovery run - I've largely adapted to wearing respirator masks while running - the only annoying thing is as I sweat, the mask tend to slip and put a lot of weight on my nose, essentially blocking it. It's almost comical seeing how the please wear a mask signs are even less effective than the no alcohol beyond this point ones.

Condensation showed up in my Pebble Time Round today when I left it in the shower. Turned out covering the watch in rice and salt successfully extracted the moisture. I got the idea from the myth that you can revivie a drown fly that way.

Spend good part of today organizing all my expenses this year in Beancount - a text based accounting system that I first read about in BYVOID's blog. With Emacs integration, multiple interfaces, and an error checker, Beancounting has been a breeze to use, and is quite addicting.

Healin' Good PreCure is on Crunchyroll now!

Started doing indoor cycling yesterday and gee did it felt disproportionally tiring and unconfortable after I noticed that running for the similar amount of time would have burned 3 to 4 times the amout of calories. I already spent a few days in seat bone pain hell when I first got the bike and this morning's ride left my palms/arms really numb. Thankfully no leg cramps as I worried originally. I guess efficiency and form does matter in sports. Hopefully all these would payoff in the long run.

Maybe it's not too bad an idea to train a neural net for scoring a Mahjong hand as a fast estimate in place of an exhaustive pattern matching?