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asciilifeform: contemplated strictly as archaeologist's spade, rather than some continued 'legit' existence for the sadformat.
asciilifeform: it's 100% spade
Mocky: but there's no way this kind of spade work is going to be harder than trying to wrap my head around code for hours. I always came out on top of the code, so what I'm not gonna figure out how to talk to people if actually try?
asciilifeform: will also add, some problems my spade dun work on, and take unseemly long time of 'wtf did you do' to even convert into spadeable form with the tooling available to asciilifeform
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: at all times i try to keep some reserve of unallocated spade cycles
asciilifeform: btw while we're on subj of spades, asciilifeform is not ( contrary to the apparent picture ) averse to taking input re where to spade.
asciilifeform: if i had 100% 'where to spade' , we'd be shooting enemy from atomic dirigible with death ray just nao, rather than this thread.
asciilifeform: all i got is , 99% spade, and occasional bit of 'where to spade'
mircea_popescu: taking the evident and less fraught example of phuctor -- yes, "tel you what, ima dake djb results and apply!", genius. but "let's actually divide some numbers" absolutely spade, and it is this latter that yielded.
asciilifeform: i aint got so much else than spade.
asciilifeform: pretty much errything i do is spade, mircea_popescu !
asciilifeform: spade !
mircea_popescu: yes, well, i'm not calibrated by you wth. srsly, what you did to serpent wasn't stroke of genius, but simply spade work. you dispute this ?!
asciilifeform: (not 'emacs' per se, but e.g. slime. you couldn't pay me to write lisp without slime or equivalent, just as not even gulag inmates will dig with hands instead of spade )
a111: Logged on 2017-10-25 21:57 asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-10-25#1729056 << where didja bury it, mircea_popescu ? i didn't bring my spade but can get at the shop next to jooanathecow!1,
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-10-25#1729056 << where didja bury it, mircea_popescu ? i didn't bring my spade but can get at the shop next to jooanathecow!1, ☝︎
shinohai pages mats for rusty sapper's spade
asciilifeform: and i'm sure he digs trench faster with excavator than with rusty sapper's spade under fire also.
asciilifeform: mod6: think of ffa as a soldier's entrenching spade. you wouldn't dig a foundation for a new house with it. but it is bare naked simple, + adequate and entirely so for entrenching, and for the occasional bout of hand-to-hand.
phf: i thought little axes were standard issue item, sort of like a sapper spade
asciilifeform: and yeah lappy is to actual comp as sapper's spade is to excavator.
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform pity the thelema doods didn't put a card spade inside their figure, it'd have been a great gypsy-like icon
asciilifeform: spade handle points the thing more or less where you point your hand.
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: i've been lifting the rocks for a while. but i do it with sapper's spade , but as i understand you did it with bbet's foot ?
adlai: and calls a spade a rose
mircea_popescu: 'malignant twerp will level more houses with bulldozer than with spade'
asciilifeform: it is really a matter of 'malicious twerp will level more houses with bulldozer than with spade'
asciilifeform: <mircea_popescu> well, specifically what triggered me was the proposition that "this man that is doing a bad job would do a better job weith better tools" << now, if it were simply a matter of strength and weakness, one could argue that 'more folks could dig well with bulldozer than with spade'
BingoBoingo: To be fair to forum muppet he united the shovel handle stock to a lower reciever made from the spade. At least FOR NOW the lower reciever is the purchase restricted part.
BingoBoingo: Oh, kittens didn't die. A -redacted- met the spade
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform some people do a lot more than spade handles, for fun. let me introduce you to daisy, from ny. http://gatsbyswhore.tumblr.com/ <<
asciilifeform: normally implies spade handle or the like
asciilifeform: when i explain to folks why i dislike programming on available systems, i sometimes use example that it is rather like being a fellow who likes gardening, but there was a thermonuclear war not long ago, and you gotta sift the soil with sapper's spade in one hand, geiger in the other, and there won't be much sunlight to be had either.
adlai: call a spade a spade!
asciilifeform: dig his grave << they usually give you the spade.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: man with sapper spade can entrench himself in less than an hour.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo owns a sapper spade?
asciilifeform: nope, that's a sapper's spade.
danielpbarron: BingoBoingo, at first I wanted to give it time to let others spade it out; eventually I decided I'd go for the wow factor of having a really old account that never ascended; plus I was mostly interested with the Mall, which is easier to use if you aren't focused on optimizing runs
asciilifeform: of these epics. First, the author rarely appears alone, sharing space with two or three others. Often the collaborators are Ph.D. students who are routinely doing most of the spade work on some low grant in the hope of climbing the greasy pole. Dividing the number of titles by the author's actual contribution probably reduces those hundred papers to twenty-five. Then looking at the titles themselves, you'll see
mircea_popescu: fluffypony your spade is very lengthy.
fluffypony: mircea_popescu: they should call a spade a spade and just say "was still a senior developer, but we lost a bunch of managers and needed a lead developer that needed a sense of self-importance"
nubbins`: that's a sapper's spade?
asciilifeform: rithm: everyone knows you sharpen a sapper's spade for zombies, not axe.
MJR_: benkay: there is a lot to talk shit about...mircea calls a spade a spade...better to fix it than to be polite to it
Lucidize: would anyone like a spade?
rg: lets just call a spade a spade