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asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: as i understand, it fell victim to the idjit internal wars b/w diff 'competing' golden toilet houses
asciilifeform: iirc it was axed as a 'lisp machine', cost like 100 ordinary jets. and they thought 'world's most golden toilet', the time of f35 , that ate ~three decades~ in promisetronic phase and now flying clothes iron... had not come yet
asciilifeform: aerial parade however was held, fwiw, and even in rain. coupla tired old jets + the public's favourite golden toilet, the 'stealth bomber'.
asciilifeform: there's half dozen or so 'golden toilet' processes.
a111: Logged on 2019-04-17 22:26 asciilifeform: i.e. why would they want to turn golden toilet into sub-cent margin 'commoditized m3 screw'
asciilifeform: i.e. why would they want to turn golden toilet into sub-cent margin 'commoditized m3 screw' ☟︎
asciilifeform: 'no one has yet created body armor with air conditioning built in' << iirc this was actually commissioned during usg's iraq adventure. ( or at the very least, a golden toilet contract was issued for it, i have nfi what the accompanying theatrical prop looked like, and whether anyone bothered to produce )
asciilifeform: nobody seems to publish the test data on subj tho, aside from 'golden toilet' ic houses
asciilifeform: mega-supplier of golden toilet. same folx who e.g. conned the ministry of subway trains into buying $maxint 'detectors' ( that later all thrown out, ~homeopathic )
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: i suspect that ssd makers dun particularly want folx using cheap stix in place of golden toilet 'adult' ssd.
asciilifeform: aside from golden toilet satellite gear makers, it seems to be the fpga folks who most concern with 'single event upset' ( term of art for this item ) , as a flipped bit in fpga config , even down on earth, routinely translates into magicsmokerelease
asciilifeform: Mocky: funnily enuff, it was resisted ( by lockheed et al, the whole golden toilet 'industry' ) from ~day1, and is pretty much dead in usgdom ( with respect to new contracts ) , the brass began to succumb to 'use cpp + massmarket programmertards + these-here-fancy-auditing-toolz-that-totally-work-we-promise in 1990 or so)
ben_vulpes: it's so pleasing to watch all of these golden toilet tekmologies fall to basic 'wasp'tech.
asciilifeform: sorta accounts for my somewhat contrarian reaction to the much-advertised 'golden toilet' aspect of ceaucescu
asciilifeform: plenty of unsolved technical problems, of the 'yes, golden toilet from lockheed exists, but how about a human-priced version that pisses on patents and 'property''
asciilifeform: because diode -- still golden toilet.
asciilifeform: the interesting bit is not the golden toilet aspect, but that mit bought up a good % of the whole run
asciilifeform: looks like golden toilet asicization exists (existed) ?
asciilifeform: the humble grass cutter went the way of the pc -- you get to choose between affordable rubbish and 'must amortize and work this for pay' golden toilet
asciilifeform: not mega-surprise : d00d builds and tests 'golden toilet' 'quantum effectz' rngs for a career
asciilifeform: and it isn't as if the original golden toilet of this genre, 'segway', had not bombed
asciilifeform: golden toilet people.
asciilifeform: ( in that you can get it out of 'shelf' industrial equip, vs 'golden toilet' )
asciilifeform: ( asciilifeform guesses : massive golden toilet backuptrons installed )
ben_vulpes: "138kloc of cpp written by grad students? that i can't have? that only runs on golden toilet supercomputer? mmmok"
pete_dushenski: not for plebs like us, sorry. golden toilet budget only.
asciilifeform: and just as 'golden toilet' demonstrative.
asciilifeform: orcs just pour golden toilet, and prop up western 'bank' chumpatron.
asciilifeform: 'let's take the most useless golden toilet in usgdom and BUILD BIGGER BETTER ORCER STRONGER'
asciilifeform: ( speaking of golden toilet, factory sent me a gold-plated ruler! complete with drill guide. -- yes, made of finest pcb . for lulz. )
asciilifeform: could make miners, instead of whatever arse-penetrating radar controller golden toilet rubbish. for just one or two shifts.
asciilifeform: no golden toilet either?!
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: 'quantum communication' is golden toilet nonsense, for the cost of building the link, you can perma-sync a thousand years of OTP.
asciilifeform: (though so far i found only 'golden toilet' vendors, e.g., http://www.pyramidsemiconductor.com/products/microprocessor/1750.html )
asciilifeform: quite likely there is an eight-figure golden toilet contract right at this very moment to attempt to roster, e.g., ts clearance holders who show symptoms of having used bitcoin. and the like.
mircea_popescu: and which is why the "golden toilet" device is so important in trying to sell modernism to traditionalist societies - the point is to show optionality in the desired public enemy.
asciilifeform: but, why the fuck would anyone donate family gold to prop up emperor's golden toilet
asciilifeform: so long as the books sum to 0, can have luxury hookers made of caviar at the foot of every golden toilet in the office
mircea_popescu: golden toilet aside, the major expense is geting the clump of plutonium
asciilifeform: nothing magic about these, other than the 'hand-forged golden toilet' aspect.
a111: 94 results for "golden toilet", http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=golden%20toilet
pete_dushenski: !#s golden toilet
mircea_popescu: and we'll deduct from this the usual alf "golden toilet" premium yes ?
asciilifeform: again the 'expensive' thing is rather like observing that f-16 parts are costly. yes, because golden toilet buyers. compare instead with mig.
asciilifeform: for less than golden toilet price, anyway.
deedbot: [» Contravex: A blog by Pete Dushenski] The golden toilet that had to be. - http://www.contravex.com/2016/06/10/the-golden-toilet-that-had-to-be/
pete_dushenski: 'golden toilet' is only a thing because state can't even make basic toilet. it doesn't ~want~ toilet made of precious metals, it just can't find its way to a more efficient solution.
a111: Logged on 2016-06-10 21:31 davout: the point is that wtf do i need golden toilet for, i shit just as fine on a regular one!
davout: the point is that wtf do i need golden toilet for, i shit just as fine on a regular one! ☟︎
asciilifeform: golden toilet is 'status object', can be displayed.
davout: probably just as many people that are willing to pay $maxint to be able to shit in golden toilet
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-05-28#1473090 << and golden toilet hotel even. ☝︎
asciilifeform: (consider folks who came out golden from su collapse, e.g., mircea_popescu, putin, etc. ; is it because they prophetically set up warehouses of toilet paper ??)
asciilifeform: so what if the thing let me use a 5k usd spectrophotometre instead of 50k golden toilet that has FEWER wavelengths ?!
asciilifeform: re: the hardware pr0n link earlier, it is a good example of what i call an ~iridium toilet~ - as DISTINCT from a golden toilet, it is a device that is build with 1) price is no object 2) NOT FOR showing off and playing idiot tlp rolex status games.
asciilifeform: (the cases of which were solid steel, with tempest mesh - copper, gilded fingers! on all contact interfaces, pure golden toilet)
asciilifeform: but of course 'golden toilet' as none would run msdos, be produced with the latest however-nanometre mosfets, etc, etc.
ascii_field: so what, saudi golden toilet is leaden somehow ?
asciilifeform: he'll be living with the golden toilet and the palaces forever.
punkman: but I know plenty of golden-toilet in that area
decimation: it looks like it was built to golden toilet standards, it'll be interesting to see how profitable it is
asciilifeform: not even golden, but monocrystalline diamond toilet.
decimation: it would be interesting to see what golden toilet prices buys in terms of os
BingoBoingo: Likely issue is with $maxint money it becomes easy to forget what reasonable prices are, end up with human golden toilet
decimation: he must have a 'golden toilet' job
asciilifeform bbl, off to polish golden toilet
jurov: access to golden toilet vs. anal probing clearance
decimation: yeah but generally if it is itar controlled, nobody makes except maybe for golden toilet price
decimation: yeah I suspect that most nuclear facilities have golden toilet budgets for fancier stuff
asciilifeform: golden toilet.
decimation: asciilifeform: I was looking for a non-golden-toilet laptop with ecc today
ascii_field: (can we safely assume that golden toilet in this restaurant charges per-kg ?)
ascii_field: and where is the attached golden toilet bill for crapping it out once eaten ?
ascii_field: he oughta do something more stimulating with the money. like have a golden toilet cast.
asciilifeform: if someone steals his golden toilet, and thief answers 'i did not claim it was mine, just took it' ?
decimation: yeah but both piston & turboprops/jets need golden toilet metallurgy and production
jurov: i've had epson stylus in early 00's and it was spawn of evil, with golden toilet refills
decimation: golden toilet lcd displays > http://www.apitech.com/product-classes/sst-emcon-tempest-monitors
decimation: but to get actual tempest shield request spending golden toilet money
asciilifeform: it's either consumer 50 or else spend 5mn. exactly like wines. << mircea_popescu probably did not intend this double meaning, but it is EXACTLY like wines at this point. because the 5mn computer you can get today is not actually any but a cosmetic 'golden toilet' improvement over the 50.
ascii_field: mats: and is that a flir camera head in the left hand side? another golden toilet
BingoBoingo: Golden toilet may not be mere metaphore
asciilifeform: decimation: the rf amp is the golden toilet
asciilifeform: at any rate this is a golden toilet
asciilifeform: put a 'pabst' fluid bearing 80mm in there. golden toilet, should last.
asciilifeform: americans took the whole 'golden sniper toilet' thing almost to logical conclusion, with microprocessorized wind&elevation calculators, bullets turned on lathes (!), etc
asciilifeform: now, despite fact that 'you get what you pay,' the sc4mz0rz who try to herd common folks into 'enterprisey' golden toilet service contracts are still scum
asciilifeform: but sans the $maxint of high vacuum golden toilet
BingoBoingo: Mtier = Golden toilet company that sells exportable installs of desktop systems for oil rigs et al makes Gnome a centerpiece of their OpenBSD desktop solution.
asciilifeform: the nozzles (disposable, golden toilet) clog, etc.
BingoBoingo: From what I understand commercial shop Mtier which does a lot of their ports does "OpenBSD with Gnome and support contracts" as golden toilet product.
asciilifeform: another factor is that the 'middle kingdom' has yet to invent the modern military golden toilet.
asciilifeform does not often have praise for usa, but cannot deny that it is a first-class graveyard for surplus golden toilet tech - e.g., machines like the 'tecan 200' (see ancient thread) originally costing 1/3 $mil can be had for ~5-10k usd, etc.
asciilifeform: golden toilet.
asciilifeform: i could used a golden toilet too
asciilifeform: decimation: golden toilet
asciilifeform: not famous for music. but happened to purchase a number of rare instruments, iirc, to pluck at while sitting on golden toilet
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> if that's not the 3rd millenium united states i have no idea what is. << Well also the part where the only chance most USians have to gape in awe at a golden toilet is at the doctor's (or increasingly almost doctor's)
asciilifeform: connecting it to either a tape recorder (no smaller, even in the most 'golden toilet' variant, than an auto pistol) - or to an actual set of headphones on a head.
punkman: asciilifeform: not everyone can afford golden toilet, but anyone can have a throne with ipv6. << relevant http://media.ccc.de/browse/congress/2014/31c3_-_6370_-_en_-_saal_g_-_201412281900_-_internet_of_toilets_-_tbsprs.html#video