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jurov: or it will thrash to oblivion... better with no swap - OOM killer comes quickly
Adlai: the vast majority of the data in memory is hardly ever touched and belongs in some less volatile storage
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 15150 @ 0.00042509 = 6.4401 BTC [-]
Adlai: ahahahaha pete_dushenski thank you for https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-W1weeK2UA#t=242 this is just what i needed before sleep
assbot: Dogeparty 2014 - YouTube ... ( http://bit.ly/1ACeJX7 )
pete_dushenski: lol my pleasure
pete_dushenski: that video made me laugh for a good few minutes
mircea_popescu: ahaha ofmg
Adlai: "like LEIKA?"
Adlai: is where i died
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 25009 @ 0.00043857 = 10.9682 BTC [+]
Adlai: incidentally, she did to, as will the doge
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6862 @ 0.00043903 = 3.0126 BTC [+]
BingoBoingo: pete_dushenski: http://qntra.net/2015/02/cavirtex-shutting-down-withdrawals-temporarily-disabled/
assbot: CAVIRTEX Shutting Down Withdrawals "Temporarily Disabled" | Qntra.net ... ( http://bit.ly/1ACfQpG )
mircea_popescu: will ?
mircea_popescu: lolk
scoopbot: New post on Qntra.net by pete_dushenski: http://qntra.net/2015/02/cavirtex-shutting-down-withdrawals-temporarily-disabled/
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: the sheer amount of smoke and misdirection being sprayed over the disk diddler article is epic << Interested in producing a likbez for qntra on this sort of disinformation, in this case specifically?
mike_c: nanotube: here's the weirdness:
mike_c: http://bitcoin-otc.com/viewgpg.php?nick=chashew
assbot: #bitcoin-otc gpg key data ... ( http://bit.ly/1ACgqUs )
mike_c: http://bitcoin-otc.com/viewgpg.php?nick=bolzer
assbot: #bitcoin-otc gpg key data ... ( http://bit.ly/1ACgumX )
pete_dushenski: BingoBoingo nice :D
mike_c: note they have same fingerprint, but with chashew the keyid and fingerprint don't match
mike_c: and that's simply the first one i noticed, i didn't continue to find others
nanotube: mike_c: yep, got it. thanks :)
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 38500 @ 0.00042483 = 16.356 BTC [-] {2}
scoopbot: New post on Trilema by Mircea Popescu: http://trilema.com/2015/causes-and-purposes/
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 18771 @ 0.00043328 = 8.1331 BTC [+]
ben_vulpes: re: cavirtex hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
ben_vulpes: fuck joseph david.
cazalla: i actually saw this the other day https://twitter.com/CAVIRTEX/status/567328589993897984 but let it slide as the website said something a little different (BTC and LTC wallets have been disabled due to a known issue. All customer funds are safe. Please be patient while we address the issue.)and i figured it would turn out as a nothing, way to be wrong eh
assbot: BTC and LTC deposits & withdrawals are temporarily disabled while we investigate suspicious activity. All client funds are safe and secure.
cazalla: well yesterday even
ben_vulpes: safe and secure in the ca government's hands.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: can you elaborate specifically what part of it all you suppose merits a whole article ?
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: The part where other outlets sucked at covering it.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: an article about how 500 other articles sucked donkey balls ?
asciilifeform: that doesn't sound very interesting
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Basically. Your shiva hands are full though. In understand if this is a least interesting problem you could fill them with.
asciilifeform: but there are thing that ought to be said
asciilifeform: gimme a cheat sheet on how to format
asciilifeform: need to include a photograph or two
BingoBoingo: just like pete did is fine https://dpaste.de/TXNN/raw emailing photos is is prolly the best way to get them in. emailing text works too.
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1MvE5cb )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 11017 @ 0.00043778 = 4.823 BTC [+] {2}
cazalla: google still picks up dpaste, would be better to use email or at least something google cannot scrape before it gets on qntra
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 44783 @ 0.00043963 = 19.688 BTC [+] {2}
asciilifeform: to whose key should send ?
cazalla: either or
BingoBoingo: ;;later tell pete_dushenski pls GPG the paste site submissions
gribble: The operation succeeded.
BingoBoingo: 512 days of history left for 0.7.2 "Why the fuck" edition to sync
cazalla: perhaps it is coincidence but since 0.10 core came out, my active connections are up to 60-80 and upload has almost doubled
cazalla: i am not running 0.10 mind you
danielpbarron: i haven't seen any blocks mined with this new version in a while
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 27200 @ 0.00042454 = 11.5475 BTC [-]
thestringpuller: my client limits connections to 8 lol
thestringpuller: don't want all those filthy people connected to me
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 19858 @ 0.00042454 = 8.4305 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 36814 @ 0.00041964 = 15.4486 BTC [-]
cazalla: i
cazalla: i'm cleaning up and what do i see.. a spider, but one i've never seen before http://i.imgur.com/5Es7jlg.jpg ☟︎
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/19uu0NE )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 48200 @ 0.00044019 = 21.2172 BTC [+]
BingoBoingo: cazalla: Is it dead yet?
cazalla: not yet and provided he keeps his distance, i won't do him in
BingoBoingo: Gotta assume he is more poinsonous than normal
cazalla: i think he is this guy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deinopis_subrufa
assbot: Deinopis subrufa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ... ( http://bit.ly/19uvuas )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 56817 @ 0.00044046 = 25.0256 BTC [+] {2}
BingoBoingo: cazalla: Note it is native to Australia. Explicitly mentioning it being poisonous would be redundant
scoopbot: New post on Trilema by Mircea Popescu: http://trilema.com/2015/joe-stack-1956-2010/
asciilifeform: can someone dredge up mircea_popescu's old article which mentioned the imperative to use nonstandard computing arrangements to frustrate 'one size fits all' usg idiocies ?
asciilifeform: specifically this concept, as a paragraph or two
cazalla: BingoBoingo, he's not poisonous, at least not to me
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: The paragraph under this roman numberal? http://trilema.com/2013/how-to-airgap-a-practical-guide/#identifier_6_49997
assbot: How to airgap. A practical guide. pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu. ... ( http://bit.ly/19uwqM9 )
asciilifeform: no.
BingoBoingo: hmm
BingoBoingo: What about http://trilema.com/2014/the-finfisherfinspy-story-for-posterity/
assbot: The FinFisher/FinSpy story, for posterity. pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu. ... ( http://bit.ly/19uwZFR )
BingoBoingo: Or http://trilema.com/2014/strategic-thinking-as-an-exercise/
assbot: Strategic thinking as an exercise pe Trilema - Un blog de Mircea Popescu. ... ( http://bit.ly/19ux4cp )
asciilifeform: thx
asciilifeform: that last one's it.
BingoBoingo: k
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assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 32100 @ 0.00041939 = 13.4624 BTC [-] {2}
thestringpuller: cazalla: http://www.statisticbrain.com/startup-failure-by-industry/ << interesting re: crunchbase thingie discussed last night
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 24500 @ 0.00044273 = 10.8469 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 37500 @ 0.00044458 = 16.6718 BTC [+]
scoopbot: New post on Qntra.net by thestringpuller: http://qntra.net/2015/02/vermont-bitcoin-atm-cease-and-desist-requested/
danielpbarron: "with additional fines possible prison time" s/fines possible/fines and possible/c
mike_c: cazalla: is pete's article out of date? cavirtex is closing, no temporary about it
mike_c: oh, confusing. maybe just change the title?
mike_c: the body says it is closing for good
cazalla: just needs a comma, i'll fix
BingoBoingo: danielpbarron: fxd
mike_c: ohhh, i get it. time for bed i think.
mike_c: yeah, comma helps. thanks.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 11231 @ 0.00044458 = 4.9931 BTC [+]
scoopbot: New post on Qntra.net by cazalla: http://qntra.net/2015/02/silk-road-meth-dealer-pleads-guilty/
cazalla: thestringpuller, i thought failure rate due to fraud would be hi gher
thestringpuller: for what?
thestringpuller: oh
thestringpuller: that thing I posted
thestringpuller: yea
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: am i to use your original wot key ?
asciilifeform: or what
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: WoT key works
BingoBoingo: ;;bc,stats
gribble: Current Blocks: 343987 | Current Difficulty: 4.44554159623438E10 | Next Difficulty At Block: 344735 | Next Difficulty In: 748 blocks | Next Difficulty In About: 4 days, 19 hours, 49 minutes, and 9 seconds | Next Difficulty Estimate: 45992117595.4 | Estimated Percent Change: 3.45673
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: http://dpaste.com/114FS2Z.txt
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1CGUYZl )
asciilifeform: plz confirm
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6100 @ 0.00043767 = 2.6698 BTC [-]
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: paste checksum of plaintext when you get it
BingoBoingo: 7b0e48befe8051bdeb8a31272abb1b9067928e4a237110105897334a08b02fd197b47a52a3eb4bb508a2983b75e0457f059c85aff0f8aea9a161cb83fee14e31 << FOr plaintext saved as name "test.txt"
asciilifeform: ok
asciilifeform: it'll need a bit of formatting work
asciilifeform: (there are links to linkify and images to imagify)
asciilifeform: but otherwise ready to roll, imho.
BingoBoingo: Cool, I'll get to assembling the package
asciilifeform: neato.
mike_c: ascii's qntra debut?
BingoBoingo: mike_c: Nah he has an earlier likbez
BingoBoingo: ;;google buterin's waterfall
gribble: Buterin's Waterfall, a Likbez | Qntra.net: <http://qntra.net/2014/11/buterins-waterfall-a-likbez/>; Buterin's Waterfall. : Bitcoin - Reddit: <http://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/2ljrdi/buterins_waterfall>; [Documentary Interview] Vitalik Buterin - Bitcoin Is A Transition ...: <http://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/2mge5h/documentary_interview_vitalik_buterin_bitcoin_is/>
mike_c: oh yeah. of course.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: please make sure the fragile externally linked stuff (marked) is mirrored
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Working on that with cazalla
asciilifeform: aha
decimation: asciilifeform: I was thinking about a 'home chip fab'
decimation: obviously modern lithography ain't gonna work
decimation: not to mention the provision of masks, etc
asciilifeform: the need for a steerable beam process is pretty clear
decimation: the beam would spray 'dope' in the appropriate spots?
asciilifeform: that'd be the extant 'ion beam workstation'
asciilifeform: not useful for our purposes
asciilifeform: as it demands high vacuum, among other finicky and expensive things
decimation: what if an actual fab created a grid of transistors, and a home laser could 'blow' the appropriate areas for the wanted logic
asciilifeform: this exists
asciilifeform: called antifuse fpga
asciilifeform: sucks for exactly the same reasons as ordinary fpga
asciilifeform: but sucks even harder
decimation: I'm sure it does
decimation: but we are talking chip printing
asciilifeform: that isn't chip printing
asciilifeform: that's existing idiocy.
asciilifeform: anyone who wants - open catalogue, buy right now.
decimation: I guess my point is that it seems to be science fiction to me
asciilifeform: welcome to propagation delays 100s of mSec long. and idiot proprietary toolchains
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asciilifeform: decimation: thus far, it is.
asciilifeform: no one has yet suggested a practical means of doing it.
asciilifeform: that i know of.
asciilifeform: the only thing that seems certain imho is that starting from existing concept of ic fab is a dead end ☟︎
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decimation: that I agree with
asciilifeform: probably needs entirely new chemistry.
decimation: I don't see how one could 'shrink' a fab into anything smaller than it is (as it currently exists)
asciilifeform: that's the wrong thought.
asciilifeform: we don't necessarily need to 'shrink the classical fab'
asciilifeform: but to somehow lay out electrical logic elements at the customary densities without resort to a $1B factory.
decimation: the alternative would be to have some kind of technology that would enable the precise manipulation of atoms at scale
asciilifeform: good thermodynamic reasons to conclude that it is not doable in the general case
asciilifeform: (resolves to 'maxwell's daemon')
decimation: then again, I can envision a tradition fab becoming cheaper
asciilifeform: as i pointed out earlier,
asciilifeform: none of the items that comprise most of the expense have changed since day one.
decimation: no
decimation: they get more expensive, depending on your inflation factor
asciilifeform: aha.
decimation: high power euv light source isn't cheap
asciilifeform: high vacuum, for instance, is still achieved in much the same ways as in 1930s
asciilifeform: the energy required to melt Si is ever the same
asciilifeform: (but costlier, as decimation points out, with inflation)
asciilifeform: etc.
decimation: there have been incremental improvements
decimation: but not the orders of magnitude needed
asciilifeform: aha.
asciilifeform: nothing that threatens to put it in your friendly local illegal machine shop, much less your kitchen.
decimation: no, that would require a 'cheapening factor' of around 10000
asciilifeform for one would rather not have HF in his kitchen
decimation: lol
decimation: it's good fer ur bones
decimation: asciilifeform: that was a neat link about ada
decimation: I wasn't aware that it was still going strong in non-defense areas
asciilifeform: i've learned that there is not actually a good substitute for ada, as of yet.
asciilifeform: as in, something that actually provides the same functionality
asciilifeform: without the 'bondage & discipline' stylistic aspects
decimation: the trouble is that it seems the real toolchains used by these projects are all $$$ commercial
asciilifeform: nope.
asciilifeform: gnat is both widely used and gpl
asciilifeform: (one of the conditions for the ancient usg mandate establishing ada 'foundation' is that the product must be gpl'ed)
decimation: I guess the difference is the 'usg certificate'
asciilifeform: the certificate has nothing to do with ada per se
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asciilifeform: and is a separate racket
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asciilifeform: for which the chumps, yes, pay
decimation: no it's the real time os I think
asciilifeform: at any rate, all of the 'standard library' is public
asciilifeform: and (iirc) lgpl
asciilifeform: there are proprietary ada systems, yes. i have not been able to learn who uses them, and for what.
asciilifeform: but this being one of the only two programming languages in existence which are -standardized in their entirety-, in principle there is no reason - aside from retardation - to use a proprietary ada
asciilifeform: - actually - i can think of one
asciilifeform: gnat/gcc lacks support for some of the more exotic chips used
asciilifeform: 'MIL-STD-1750A' etc.
asciilifeform: ^ yes - actual cpu!
decimation: http://archive.adaic.com/projects/atwork/boeing.html << "For these projects, Honeywell purchased DDC-I, Inc.'s Ada Compiler System, using it as the front-end source for Honeywell's symbolic debugger. "
assbot: The Boeing 777 Flies on 99.9% Ada ... ( http://bit.ly/1AQmXtd )
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decimation: asciilifeform: you can probably get access to mil-std's
asciilifeform: considering that the sole remaining makers of the product described in that one are chinese...
asciilifeform: not so hard
asciilifeform: at any rate, all of the ada-related material is thoroughly public
asciilifeform: and guess which are the only two programming languages to have 'rationale manuals' for every aspect of the language ?
asciilifeform: i can sorta see why naggum went in for ada
decimation: "23-Jan-2015 MILITARY STANDARD Sixteen-Bit Computer Instruction Set ArchitectureMIL-STD-1750A, dated 12-Apr-2010, remains inactive for newdesign; however, the document is valid for use."
asciilifeform: it's a kind of 'polar opposite' of common lisp..
decimation: wouldn't you put it in the 'algol' family?
asciilifeform: decimation: that's traditional notation for a standard that no longer has a working group but has not been retracted
asciilifeform: decimation: definitely. more specifically, pascal-likes.
asciilifeform: (ada is quite like a more 'fascist' incarnation of pascal)
asciilifeform: phun phact:
asciilifeform: quite a few usg-sponsored war projects are still -struggling to modernize to ada-
asciilifeform: and making use of 1970s-era monstrosities (e.g., 'JOVIAL')
decimation: heh yeah
decimation: another example is the 'next gen' faa routing system
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: http://qntra.net/2015/02/your-disk-controller-and-you/
assbot: Your Disk Controller and You | Qntra.net ... ( http://bit.ly/1AQov6k )
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: image blows up
asciilifeform: size it down to 640x480 perhaps
scoopbot: New post on Qntra.net by asciilifeform: http://qntra.net/2015/02/your-disk-controller-and-you/
thestringpuller: oh nice article asciilifeform
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: / .. / - italics
decimation: asciilifeform: I once visited an faa 'en-route' center when I was a youth
asciilifeform thought that this was well-established
decimation: back then they were using ancient mainframes that were pitiful in their capabilities
decimation: http://airandspace.si.edu/collections/artifact.cfm?object=nasm_A19970498000
assbot: Control Panel, Air Traffic Control Computer, IBM 9020 | National Air and Space Museum ... ( http://bit.ly/1AQp4xc )
BingoBoingo: fx's applied
decimation: yeah the ibm 9020 was programmed in JOVIAL
decimation: apparently the 'new' system is a complete rewrite in ada
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: neato! ty
BingoBoingo: You are very welcome and thank you.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: one left in footnote 2
asciilifeform: other than that, looks perfect
BingoBoingo: fixed
asciilifeform: was a bit of a hurried job on my part, BingoBoingo asked for a likbez, and,
asciilifeform knew he would not have time to write later this week
asciilifeform: and hence this.
asciilifeform: decimation: i can't help but wonder if somewhere, in a damp cellar, a kid is studying 'JOVIAL'
asciilifeform: thinking 'now i'll find work'
decimation: well, it would have been a paying gig for 40 years now
asciilifeform: for the 'old boys'
decimation: 'the old boys' are retiring
asciilifeform: so are, one might note, their machines.
decimation: indeed, the problem with the machines isn't that they are broken
decimation: it's that no one knows how they work exactly
decimation: 'no one' in the sense of anyone employed directly be usg
decimation: https://recode.net/2015/02/15/white-house-red-chair-obama-meets-swisher/
assbot: President Barack Obama Speaks with Kara Swisher (Full Transcript) | Re/code ... ( http://bit.ly/1AQrRWV )
decimation: "Let’s talk about encryption. What’s wrong with what Google and Apple are doing? You have encrypted email — shouldn’t everybody have encrypted email, or have their protections? Everybody should. And I’m a strong believer in strong encryption."
decimation: "I’m as strong as I have been. I think the only concern is our law enforcement is expected to stop every plot. Every attack. Any bomb on a plane. The first time that attack takes place in which it turns out that we had a lead and we couldn’t follow up on it, the public’s going to demand answers." < 'leadership' at its finest
asciilifeform: bureaucrats, snore.
decimation: "So there’s no scenario in which we don’t want really strong encryption. The narrow question is going to be if there is a proper request for … this isn’t bulk collection, this isn’t sort of fishing expeditions by government."
decimation: we want strong encryption that can be compromised
decimation: now that's something I can stand for!
decimation: "And you’re still with the BlackBerry, right?
decimation: I use a BlackBerry mainly because I’m so restricted in what I can do that it’s basically just messages, and it’s still easier for me to tap off the [BlackBerry]. But basically most of my non-work-related stuff, I’m working off the iPad."
decimation: What non-work-related stuff does Obama 'do'?
decimation: like, playing angry birds?
asciilifeform: tetris ?
decimation: maybe he plays 'risk' against putin
decimation: "Ukraine is weak!"
decimation: asciilifeform: did you know that the latest C++ standard includes a lame implementation of 'lambda'?
asciilifeform: aha
decimation: I was reading a newer C++ text today and laughed when I saw it
asciilifeform: !s sword hilts
assbot: 0 results for 'sword hilts' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=sword+hilts
asciilifeform: !s sword hilt
assbot: 2 results for 'sword hilt' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=sword+hilt
asciilifeform: here we go
decimation: aye
decimation: maybe the next version will include an ascii-art image of dr. mccarthy
mod6: well look at that: http://dpaste.com/1Y82G5E
assbot: dpaste: 1Y82G5E ... ( http://bit.ly/1AQulEO )
mod6: it works!
mod6 pulls blocks
mod6: already have 11k and counting
asciilifeform: weight ?
mod6: 22mb
asciilifeform: cpu ?
asciilifeform: and is 22mb the stripped elf ?
mod6: ah, no that's not stripped.
asciilifeform: strip plz
asciilifeform: i'm assuming x86 ?
mod6: the last 3 commands of that build script never seem to run for some reason
mod6: yeah x86_64
asciilifeform: aha
mod6: lemme stop and strip and re-report, but here: http://dpaste.com/3HEJS6G
assbot: dpaste: 3HEJS6G ... ( http://bit.ly/1CH82Ov )
mod6: ok here we go: http://dpaste.com/0RQ3Q8K
assbot: dpaste: 0RQ3Q8K ... ( http://bit.ly/1CH8goI )
asciilifeform: 5.8M << neato
mod6: yeah :]
asciilifeform: unrelated, http://www.delcoremyhistory.com/Products/missilebattery.htm << how to build battery with 'infinite' shelf life? here's one way
assbot: Delco Remy Division - Product History - Missile Battery ... ( http://bit.ly/1CH8FHI )
decimation: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/aviation/11291495/UK-flights-chaos-Air-traffic-control-computers-using-software-from-the-1960s.html < " Prof Thomas said the NAS system was written using a now defunct computer language called Jovial, meaning Nats has to train programmers in Jovial just to maintain the antiquated software. "
assbot: UK flights chaos: Air traffic control computers using software from the 1960s - Telegraph ... ( http://bit.ly/1CH8RH5 )
mod6: im already at 100k blocks.
decimation: asciilifeform: I like how the internal schematic is etched on the device
asciilifeform: i find it peculiar that only one such battery appears to have been mounted
asciilifeform: (one might imagine a museum exhibit could have been 'censored' but there is no obvious place in the guidance barrel for a second)
decimation: well, maybe that's why there are two 'squibs' to release the electrolyte?
asciilifeform: sure
asciilifeform: but only one battery
asciilifeform: what if.
decimation: well, there are two in the unit "A" and "B"
decimation: maybe that was considered enough redundancy? who knows.
asciilifeform: my guess is that the rocket itself was viewed as 'redundant'
asciilifeform: what's one less, one more.
decimation: yeah
decimation: I'm surprised they didn't use the heat coming off the nuclear core for some purpose
asciilifeform: that'd be the logical thing.
asciilifeform: not so much of it
decimation: heh yeah probably not for the logic of that day
asciilifeform: about same as a teapot.
asciilifeform: heatwise
decimation: could be enough to run a small modern micro
asciilifeform: if you've a way to reliably chill the cold end of thermocouple - sur
asciilifeform: e
decimation: ah that's a good point
asciilifeform: but these things had mechanical disks (!), ferrite bead memory (2nd ver.), mechanical vanes, etc
decimation: another view of the devices inside http://www.techbastard.com/missile/minuteman/guidance.php
assbot: Minuteman Guidance System ... ( http://bit.ly/1CHa5Ch )
asciilifeform: http://lanbob.com/lanbob/HDL-V1955-1970AS/HD60MM1.htm << more schematics
assbot: HD1960MM1 ... ( http://bit.ly/1CHa8he )
asciilifeform: platinum toilet.
asciilifeform: ^ very interesting link, one of the designers spills various technical beans
asciilifeform: with napkin sketches, etc
asciilifeform: either a 'loose lips' or - more likely - ancient disinfo reworked for www
asciilifeform: (an american national sport was, at one time, to 'turn loose' mildly buggy military w4r3z for ru folks to find)
ben_vulpes: <asciilifeform> [] but to somehow lay out electrical logic elements at the customary densities without resort to a $1B factory. << for the record, this is a hobble.
ben_vulpes: customary densities are a product of red queen dynamics.
asciilifeform: customary - at least something like an intel 4004
asciilifeform: not speaking of 'pentium' here!
ben_vulpes: if the goal is "compute by the yard", make more yards, not smaller compute.
decimation: ah "Batteries: There was a battery at the top in the G&C section and also used to power stage III, a battery in the middle stage II and at the bottom for stage I. There was an umbilical cable at top and bottom, from G&C and stage I, to provide silo “battery” power for checkout."
decimation: apparently the gyros operated continuously while in the silo to reduce launch time
decimation: I wonder how often they failed
asciilifeform: decimation: there is a legend about this
asciilifeform: on ru side
asciilifeform: that it was not deemed economical to use jewelled bearing, as americans did, and the oil of a certain inedible bean (forget which) was employed as lubricant
asciilifeform: which mostly worked
asciilifeform: but couldn't spin continuously
asciilifeform: had to spin up 'when politics were hot' or the like.
decimation: heh
decimation: and then replaced after some operating time presumably
decimation: or at least, re-greased
mod6: wow, this thing is really flying
mod6: 141k
ben_vulpes: mod6: what are you running tonight?
ben_vulpes: asciilifeform: re 4004: i'm imagining devices at least 10x that scale.
ben_vulpes: imagining -> expecting
asciilifeform: 10x or 1/10
ben_vulpes: 10x.
asciilifeform: so glorified ttl ?
ben_vulpes: perhaps of that scale.
mod6: v0.5.3 base + patches { 1, rm_rf_upnp, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 7 } + openssl 1.0.1g with a modified portotronic build script - all statically linked libs
asciilifeform: congrats mod6 !
ben_vulpes: whoa, all statically linked?
ben_vulpes: wd
mod6: ty
mod6: we'll see if it passes 160001
decimation: asciilifeform: it will be interesting to see how your 'macrofab' order works out
asciilifeform: aha
asciilifeform: will post photos, etc
decimation: did they charge reasonable prices for the non-'house' parts?
asciilifeform: anyone's bet whether they'll ship on schedule, and, if so, exactly -what-
asciilifeform: mostly
asciilifeform: they skin you on pcb
decimation: did you end up using eagle or kicad?
asciilifeform: eagle
asciilifeform: kicad is unusable
asciilifeform: this is an old design
asciilifeform: (>1yr now)
asciilifeform: that i am having them build simply to see what comes of it
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 5412 @ 0.00044852 = 2.4274 BTC [-]
decimation: yeah that will be interesting
mod6: <+mod6> we'll see if it passes 160001 << derp. 168,001
ben_vulpes: asciilifeform: minuteman << did you ever read into the 'amateur' rocketry group with whom i dorked around for a while in undergrad?
asciilifeform: aha
asciilifeform did not have the honour of partaking in any such thing
ben_vulpes: 'twas a fine introduction to what could be done in a garage without the military overhead.
asciilifeform: ben_vulpes: i very much thought of it when i found that link
asciilifeform: think of how it could have went with modern cnc
ben_vulpes: we made our own spinning fin cans at one point! garage bearing races of... 0.2m diameter!
asciilifeform: neato
ben_vulpes: out of hardened steel no less
ben_vulpes: that we hardened ourselves
asciilifeform: i still think it's odd that the americans never really discovered electrolytic milling
asciilifeform: where it doesn't matter one lick whether material is hardened
ben_vulpes: we just cut slowly.
asciilifeform: and expensively
ben_vulpes: meh.
ben_vulpes: 'twasn't *that* expensive.
asciilifeform: good cutters cost a fortune
asciilifeform: even for (what may be) world's smallest lathe
ben_vulpes: there are a few different hardnesses one can achieve.
ben_vulpes: the hack was finding the sweet spot in race/bearing hardnesses.
asciilifeform: so far i've been able to stick to nonferrous.
ben_vulpes: carbides?
asciilifeform: working materials, that is
ben_vulpes: oh.
asciilifeform: lol
ben_vulpes: yes well that does make life easier haw
ben_vulpes: al's fucking butter
asciilifeform: i did learn the hard way what it does to a grinding wheel
ben_vulpes: hahahahahahaha
ben_vulpes: mhm.
ben_vulpes: hey at least you're not trying to cut steel with diamond bits.
asciilifeform: srsly, you go & try apprenticing with no master.
ben_vulpes: *foomp*
ben_vulpes: asciilifeform: i did.
ben_vulpes: for at least a whole year.
asciilifeform regards C dissolving in Fe as an elementary fact
asciilifeform: that ought to be obvious to anyone who walks into the workshop
ben_vulpes: someone took pity on me in the warehouse as i worked my way through quarter inch plate with a hand cutter and provided me with an acetylene torch.
ben_vulpes: made the quarter.
asciilifeform: lol
ben_vulpes must piss on each and every fence
ben_vulpes: just you know
ben_vulpes: to find the electric ones
ben_vulpes: but hey at least i made my waste oil furnace
ben_vulpes: there was a chinese restaurant up the way that had a drum of cooking oil
ben_vulpes: free heat!
asciilifeform: ben_vulpes: before i fall asleep, i remembered to tell, that there actually were 'integrated circuits' in ussr that were built in the way you suggest ☟︎
ben_vulpes: i suggested a method?
asciilifeform: out of uncommonly small physically-discrete transistors
mod6: 166k
ben_vulpes: mm ah
ben_vulpes: almost!
asciilifeform: legend also has it that one of the items secretly salvaged by h. hughes's 'glomar explorer' mega-ship was a collection of such circuits
decimation: asciilifeform: were they individually packaged?
asciilifeform: the transistors ?
asciilifeform: i do not presently know.
asciilifeform: but my understanding is that they were placed by hand.
ben_vulpes: asciilifeform: i dreamt once of coercing bugs into placing such devices.
ben_vulpes: i was taking classes in chaos theory, control theory and installing machines for a biologist at the time.
asciilifeform: what kid hasn't considered ants, pheromone trail computer.
ben_vulpes looks back at his work history in wonder
asciilifeform: !s ant colony
assbot: 4 results for 'ant colony' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=ant+colony
ben_vulpes: more amoebic placement.
mod6: passed 168,001
asciilifeform: mod6: congrats
ben_vulpes: golf claps
mod6: http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=jFcyGsHN
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1AQDUDM )
mod6: :]
mod6: ty ty
asciilifeform thanks mod6 for fixing his catastrophic bug
asciilifeform reminds all therealbitcoin folks to 'trust but verify'
mod6 thanks asciilifeform for building the portotronic & build script
asciilifeform: (or in the original rhyming proverb, 'доверяй но проверяй')
mod6: ah! yes.
mod6: well gentlemen, that's all for me tonight. ima let it run, see how it does overnight. will report more tomorrow.
asciilifeform: good night mod6 & co
asciilifeform must also be off to bed
mod6: ni!
decimation as well, night
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 13200 @ 0.00043767 = 5.7772 BTC [-]
Naphex: o/
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 11800 @ 0.00043904 = 5.1807 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 9050 @ 0.00044852 = 4.0591 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 9949 @ 0.00044852 = 4.4623 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 15000 @ 0.00043767 = 6.5651 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 22349 @ 0.00043767 = 9.7815 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 11750 @ 0.00043767 = 5.1426 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 9250 @ 0.00043767 = 4.0484 BTC [-]
ben_vulpes: oh man
ben_vulpes: i might be able to rid this stack of solr with judicious application of postgres full text search
BingoBoingo: O.o
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 4008 @ 0.00043767 = 1.7542 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 3200 @ 0.00044852 = 1.4353 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 9900 @ 0.00043767 = 4.3329 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 3347 @ 0.00043609 = 1.4596 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 7749 @ 0.00044852 = 3.4756 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6353 @ 0.00043609 = 2.7705 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 8850 @ 0.00042928 = 3.7991 BTC [-]
scoopbot: New post on Qntra.net by Bingo Boingo: http://qntra.net/2015/02/scotland-takes-symbolic-step-towards-online-independence/
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6466 @ 0.00044697 = 2.8901 BTC [+] {2}
BingoBoingo: http://uncrunched.com/2015/02/17/we-deserve-a-better-bitcoin-experience-than-circle/
assbot: We Deserve A Better Bitcoin Experience Than Circle | Uncrunched ... ( http://bit.ly/1E57S86 )
BingoBoingo: ^ Incredilol
cazalla: strange, i never had to send them a selfie
cazalla: i'm not sure i even sent ID from memory
punkman: they event stopped sending me SMS codes for every login/deposit
cazalla: i guess arrington is trying to use it for something more than cash in, bitcoin out, lol @ his $100 limit too
BingoBoingo: Hard to say
BingoBoingo: Maybe they had a "Pls don't let Mike ID be stolen here" flag set
punkman: cazalla, do they still have you at $500 limit?
cazalla: punkman, yup
punkman: in other news, I got those "English Accent Knives", plenty sharp and they did in fact survive accidental drops.
punkman: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-01-2015#976971 ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 14-01-2015 09:33:23; fluffypony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9zuSTOE2vk
fluffypony: lol punkman
punkman: http://www.thelingerieaddict.com/2012/01/what-you-didnt-know-to-look-for-in-a-corset-5-myths-debunked.html
assbot: What (You Didn't Know) to Look for in a Corset: 5 Popular Myths Debunked I The Lingerie Addict ... ( http://bit.ly/1CHmqsB )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 33100 @ 0.00042917 = 14.2055 BTC [-] {2}
punkman: btw you can find decent tailors for the girlies at lightinthebox.com, even pauper can afford
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 9422 @ 0.00043575 = 4.1056 BTC [+] {2}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 4965 @ 0.00042904 = 2.1302 BTC [-]
ben_vulpes: this obsession with buying btc online through a webapp is pretty humerus.
BingoBoingo: ben_vulpes: Think of it as a rescue mission. Save the precious BTC by trying to get them to safe private keys out of the web3.0 grasp.
kakobrekla: check out this shit, filtering specifically; https://gist.github.com/k9ert/ace7b25b354831ec5006
assbot: Bitcoin-assets 21-01-2015 minus some distractions ... ( http://bit.ly/1AEqxIq )
BingoBoingo: kakobrekla: Wow, filtered to remove the important
BingoBoingo: kakobrekla: Gotta filter that way for the text to be safe for ego.
BingoBoingo: https://twitter.com/k9ert
assbot: k9ert (@k9ert) | Twitter ... ( http://bit.ly/1AErpg9 )
BingoBoingo: ^ filterer
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 5270 @ 0.00043074 = 2.27 BTC [+]
BingoBoingo: ;;bc,stats
gribble: Current Blocks: 344030 | Current Difficulty: 4.44554159623438E10 | Next Difficulty At Block: 344735 | Next Difficulty In: 705 blocks | Next Difficulty In About: 4 days, 13 hours, 52 minutes, and 12 seconds | Next Difficulty Estimate: 45833353704.5 | Estimated Percent Change: 3.09959
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 20630 @ 0.00042904 = 8.8511 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 8950 @ 0.00043298 = 3.8752 BTC [+] {2}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 21700 @ 0.00042929 = 9.3156 BTC [-] {2}
assbot: [HAVELOCK] [AMHASH1] 4236 @ 0.00083996 = 3.5581 BTC [+] {6}
assbot: [HAVELOCK] [AMHASH1] 4534 @ 0.00084972 = 3.8526 BTC [+] {8}
BingoBoingo: !up brendafdez
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 19115 @ 0.00042904 = 8.2011 BTC [-]
brendafdez: ;;later tell mircea_popescu You're squatting the channel ;) http://pastebin.com/YNqdarX7 I could be running some shady business there instead... ☟︎
assbot: (09:24:01 AM) ChanServ: (notice) Information on #bitcoin-argentina: (09:24:01 A - Pastebin.com ... ( http://bit.ly/1DpXI2O )
gribble: The operation succeeded.
punkman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhnblU9leIo
assbot: The Story of the First Ultra Modern Phone Cable Ship - AT&T Archives - YouTube ... ( http://bit.ly/1Lamxz0 )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 12838 @ 0.00043707 = 5.6111 BTC [+] {2}
ben_vulpes: kakobrekla: from the author of learn2prog.de
BingoBoingo: !up yhwh_
yhwh_: tight
kakobrekla: ben_vulpes i did not see his key in the wot
ben_vulpes: http://sourceforge.net/projects/struktor/ << author i think of this
assbot: struktor | SourceForge.net ... ( http://bit.ly/1BlIyLg )
assbot: [HAVELOCK] [AM1] 91 @ 0.0902167 = 8.2097 BTC [-] {5}
assbot: [HAVELOCK] [AMHASH1] 6937 @ 0.00078816 = 5.4675 BTC [-] {17}
BingoBoingo: kakobrekla: Apparently he has a keybase.io according to the gitrub
ben_vulpes: gutrub
kakobrekla: yea
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 12900 @ 0.00044069 = 5.6849 BTC [+] {2}
BingoBoingo: ;;later tell nubbins' Do you call the version control system you use to manage your silk screen projects nubrub?
gribble: The operation succeeded.
punkman: orly http://www.theguardian.com/news/2015/feb/18/yanis-varoufakis-how-i-became-an-erratic-marxist
assbot: Yanis Varoufakis: How I became an erratic Marxist | News | The Guardian ... ( http://bit.ly/1LaxErI )
kakobrekla: https://blog.shodan.io/duplicate-ssh-keys-everywhere/
assbot: Duplicate SSH Keys Everywhere ... ( http://bit.ly/1LaxUqv )
jurov: brendafdez: guess who has #bitcoin-anal :)
ben_vulpes: and buttcoin
ben_vulpes: but not bitcoin-asshats
ben_vulpes: irc channels are clearly territory.
ben_vulpes: mircea_popescu likes to pee on things
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 16050 @ 0.00043214 = 6.9358 BTC [-]
BingoBoingo: !up brendafdez
nubbins`: yes, nubrub
nubbins`: also, who in the world uses a version control system for this sort of thing 8)
ben_vulpes: http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2015/02/why-men-always-think-women-are-flirting.html << someone tried to reproduce a "social science" study.
assbot: Why Men Always Think Women Are Flirting -- Science of Us ... ( http://bit.ly/1LaCsgE )
nubbins`: most of you will be literally horrified to learn that all my art assets are stored in Dropbox.
ben_vulpes: nubbins`: as opposed to...
ben_vulpes: figuratively horrified?
nubbins`: yeah
BingoBoingo: nubbins`: By version control I mean how you handle the screens for various stage
nubbins`: like, irc horrified
BingoBoingo: s
nubbins`: sorta like how nobody actually lols when they say lol.
ben_vulpes: i typically snort
nubbins`: BingoBoingo this is about as deserving of a system as the stack of plates in your kitchen cupboard :)
brendafdez: I was wondering if the Wordpress pingback DDoS is still an issue, or was it fixed in more recent versions? I'm running 4.1 and my xmlrpc.php (http://pastebin.com/6s78Hh5c) doesn't even have a reference to $linea. I don't speal PHP at all, so I'm not sure if I should still paste the replecement code somewhere.
nubbins`: we do have a set of screen-drying cupboards i could christen "nubrub", i guess
ben_vulpes: oh yeah
ben_vulpes: totally paste the code in
ben_vulpes: wcgw etc
ben_vulpes: ;;ud wcgw
gribble: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=WCGW | Oct 17, 2010 ... What Could Go Wrong? ... Top Definition. WCGW. What Could Go Wrong? A drunk with a set of car keys. WCGW? by prosanity October 17, ...
BingoBoingo: nubbins`: Is that not a system? One doesn't have to be Alekine to have a system
punkman: *chuckle*
ben_vulpes is satisfied.
brendafdez: ;)
nubbins`: heh
ben_vulpes: don't listen to me, i failed to sleep last night.
nubbins`: BingoBoingo ehh maybe
nubbins`: it's reaching a bit
nubbins`: what name do you put on your system for tying shoes?
ben_vulpes: THE ULTIMATE SHOE TYING SYSTEM
ben_vulpes: dude i have one.
BingoBoingo: brendafdez: It is still a think. Wordpress people keep moving where the target is
ben_vulpes: nubbins: first, instead of a simple once around, go around...twice
nubbins`: you should call it "shoeshoe train"
BingoBoingo: nubbins`: Knot++
nubbins`: sounds nicer
nubbins`: heh.
ben_vulpes: the full 360 prevents slippage while doing the loop
ben_vulpes: THEN
ben_vulpes: when doing the loop, again go around not once...BUT TWICE
brendafdez: pasting in. http://www.wayofcats.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/carefullylaidplan.jpg
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1LaDdGl )
nubbins`: fwiw the second go-around is key for handling slippery laces
ben_vulpes: this knot does not slip.
ben_vulpes: good morning mike_c
mike_c: good morning!
nubbins`: really tempted to buy another settlers of catan expansion
ben_vulpes: what are you doing today?
mike_c: the same thing i do every day.. trying to take over the world.
ben_vulpes: oh man
ben_vulpes: that's like the second eyeroll i've had cuz of irc in 5 minutes ☟︎
mike_c: cmon, that never gets old
ben_vulpes: gonna get a headache at this rate
nubbins`: phun phact, one of our cats is named after that show.
danielpbarron: is there a way to check the fingerprint of an assbot user?
mike_c: danielpbarron: http://files.bitcoin-assets.com/wot/trustlist.txt
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1AF0TD9 )
mike_c: l2 only though
danielpbarron: there's no command or link in w.b-a.link ?
BingoBoingo: danielpbarron: Well you could visit people at their ICBM address and ask politely
danielpbarron: like !fingerprint danielpbarron
mike_c: hn, not that i know of.
danielpbarron: i'm trying to prove my fingerprint is assciated with my username
danielpbarron: i can do this with gribble..
BingoBoingo: danielpbarron: But asswot is stateless
danielpbarron: so far all i got is: http://w.b-a.link/trust/7C1FBEC924FBD66531A02AE3F95E4E395927DC9C/155934bdd16e8eaf4493cb9cb36ae9849d961ac9 ☟︎
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1AF1nsZ )
ben_vulpes: BingoBoingo: lieeeeees
danielpbarron: why can't it at least mention a username in that dump?
BingoBoingo: ben_vulpes: Which lies?
ben_vulpes: assbot being stateless
ben_vulpes: asswot either
nubbins`: !ident danielpbarron
nubbins`: for shame
ben_vulpes: wut
BingoBoingo: ben_vulpes: Oh, I though you were talking about ICBM addressing protocol
nubbins`: danielpbarron just !rate a fake nick
nubbins`: i guess
nubbins`: or, i mean, gpg-sign something
mike_c: gpg sign proves you have the key, not that key & nick are related.
mike_c: do something with !rate works though
danielpbarron: i want to sign a thing that someone can cross reference with my ratings
nubbins`: !rate itsme 1 it's me
assbot: itsme is not registered in WoT.
nubbins` shrugs
nubbins`: can't be done
nubbins`: !rate nubbins` 1 me
assbot: You can not rate yourself.
nubbins`: eat shit
nubbins`: !gettrust danielpbarron
assbot: Trust relationship from user nubbins` to user danielpbarron: Level 1: 0, Level 2: -1 via 7 connections. | http://w.b-a.link/trust/nubbins%60/danielpbarron | http://w.b-a.link/user/danielpbarron
BingoBoingo: !t m s.qntr
assbot: [MPEX:S.QNTR] 1D: 0 / 0 / 0 (0 shares, 0 BTC), 7D: / / ( shares, BTC), 30D: 0.000175 / 0.0002225 / 0.00026 (28055 shares, 6.24 BTC)
nubbins`: yeah that's a fairly large gap in functionality
danielpbarron: lol i love that l2 score
danielpbarron: you do business with some shady dudes
danielpbarron: stupid github thinks i'm not human; i figured gpg to asswot should be enough proof ☟︎
nubbins` shrugs
nubbins`: gotta sell the shinies to someone 8)
nubbins`: o wow, an i-hate-nubs thread that i didn't unsubscribe from
BingoBoingo: Where?
nubbins`: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=935984.msg10493773#msg10493773
assbot: REMOVE NUBBINS FROM THE DEFAULT TRUST LIST FOR REPEATED TRUST ABUSE ... ( http://bit.ly/1LaH32t )
nubbins`: it bothers me that he insists on capitalizing my name
danielpbarron: that guy... hahah
assbot: [HAVELOCK] [AMHASH1] 1305 @ 0.00084998 = 1.1092 BTC [+] {3}
ben_vulpes: danielpbarron: how are you proposing to tie github to asswot?
nubbins`: danielpbarron i was almost forced to make fun of him in his vaccines thread
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 4531 @ 0.00043214 = 1.958 BTC [-]
kakobrekla: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=18-02-2015#1023485 ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 18-02-2015 14:23:08; danielpbarron: so far all i got is: http://w.b-a.link/trust/7C1FBEC924FBD66531A02AE3F95E4E395927DC9C/155934bdd16e8eaf4493cb9cb36ae9849d961ac9
kakobrekla: added:
kakobrekla: [fromnick] => assbot
kakobrekla: [fromkey] => 7C1FBEC924FBD66531A02AE3F95E4E395927DC9C
kakobrekla: [tonick] => danielpbarron
kakobrekla: [tokey] => 155934BDD16E8EAF4493CB9CB36AE9849D961AC9
danielpbarron: ben_vulpes, they gave me a form to submit my request, and i told them to give me OTP to clearsign, and gave them links to that ^
nubbins`: kakobrekla i think he's concerned about the fact that the "danielpbarron" behind that link isn't necessarily the one in-chan?
danielpbarron: no; i just want something that says "assbot user named 'danielpbarron' uses gpg key ...
ben_vulpes: danielpbarron: what request?
kakobrekla: gribble's auth is as good as assbots voice
ben_vulpes: isn't that a site you just sign up for?
nubbins`: ;;ident danielpbarron
gribble: Nick 'danielpbarron', with hostmask 'danielpbarron!~dpb@c-71-232-150-212.hsd1.ma.comcast.net', is not identified.
danielpbarron: yeah i've had an account for a while, but just noticed it's been flagged as "not human"
ben_vulpes: wahahaha.
ben_vulpes: in other news, people committing LF only files into client repos today...
nubbins`: CR is so passe
danielpbarron: probably because the last thing i recall doing on github had something to do with making fun of gender pronouns
ben_vulpes: utf-8 all the things
ben_vulpes: heh.
ben_vulpes: danielpbarron: your dedication to stirring up shit is endlessly entertaining.
nubbins`: zhe
nubbins`: zhis
kakobrekla: also the bibletronics
nubbins`: ;;google zhe zhis
gribble: How to Fold a Zhe Zhi (Origami) Dove - YouTube: <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sUW0wr3jKw>; Long zhi ren zhe (1982) - IMDb: <http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084267/>; Gender-neutral pronouns for English - The Progress Report: <http://www.progress.org/tpr/gender-neutral-pronouns-for-english-2/>
nubbins`: "Zhe was walking zher dog down the street and then gave zhim a treat."
nubbins`: fuck me
nubbins`: why are they using a gender-neutral pronoun for the fucking DOG?
nubbins`: "The pronoun “one” would not do here: “One was walking one’s dog down the street and then gave one a treat”"
nubbins`: yeah, because you'd say "gave one a treat", not "gave it a treat"
nubbins` weeps
BingoBoingo: Wait, that's a gender neutral thing? I thought it was a Prussian thing.
nubbins`: it's a thing thing
danielpbarron: or if you're feeling generous: give one two treats
ben_vulpes: i like it
nubbins`: "And if some high official, such as the president, says zhe will use gender-neutral pronouns for zher own writing, and ask that those writing to zhim do so also, that would provide a powerful boost."
nubbins` sobs uncontrollably
nubbins`: perhaps obummer will start doing precisely this
ben_vulpes: thanks obub
danielpbarron: are those actual quotes from a genuine idiot?
nubbins`: nevermind that "zher" sounds like fucking diarrhoea
nubbins`: http://www.progress.org/tpr/gender-neutral-pronouns-for-english-2/
assbot: Gender-neutral pronouns for English - The Progress Report ... ( http://bit.ly/1LaJOAL )
nubbins`: Save us from confusing grammar such as “everyone must have their books.” Make it instead “everyone must have zher books.” It then becomes clear that each person must have one’s own book and not the books of all the others. It is also shorter and less awkward than having to say “his or her” all the time. ☟︎
ben_vulpes: dude
nubbins`: funny, i automatically thought that i must have the books of all others.
BingoBoingo: "And if some high official, such as the president, says it will use gender-neutral pronouns for its own writing, and ask that those writing to it do so also, that would provide a powerful boost." << Ther fixed with objectification
nubbins`: also, "less awkward"
nubbins`: heh.
ben_vulpes: objectification << nice
nubbins`: "everyone must have zher books" is categorically NOT less awkward than any other english sentence that does not contain the "word" "zher"
ben_vulpes: nubbins` you really like getting bent out of shape over derps don't you
nubbins`: it's a hobby
BingoBoingo: Seriously when people insist on gender neutral pronouns your choices are it in the singular and they in the plural. Or... nouns still exists.
nubbins`: i prefer to use "they" as a gender neutral pronoun
nubbins`: fuck its intended use
ben_vulpes: nah your choices are to ignore them or beat them
jurov: http://files.bitcoin-assets.com/wot/trustlist.txt << list of all nicks and fingerprints
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1LaKDtf )
danielpbarron: i will default to 'him' and 'his' for exactly the reason they wish i wouldn't
ben_vulpes: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/02/tech-leads-the-way/ << look, microshit beat facebutts! ☟︎
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kakobrekla: jurov just l2
jurov: The zh words would help refer to God: for Zhe is just, and Zher love for humanity endless, and we worship Zhim
jurov: ahahahaha
ben_vulpes: google in the red, and aws barely ekeing out 6.9
BingoBoingo: Nah, see the canonical example "It puts the lotion in the basket." "It puts the lotion on the skin or it gets the hose again"
nubbins`: jurov does god have a peepee or a slit?
danielpbarron: heh, everyone is an object when you take away sexism
nubbins`: BingoBoingo XD
jurov: Zhe can have both
kakobrekla: for some reason i thought you wanted strictly level 2 list - it actually takes a couple of min to generate. full dump would take a second.
nubbins`: PUT THE LOTION IN THE FUCKING BASKET
nubbins`: oh also
nubbins`: i got debian shoved on my pogoplug
danielpbarron: nice
jurov: kakobrekla if it can include l1/l2 ratings, why not have everyone?
nubbins`: currently serving files from a 1.5tb drive
danielpbarron: tell me how! i will attempt
nubbins`: gonna try to pop .foundation 531 on it soon
ben_vulpes: shove debian up your pogoplug
nubbins`: danielpbarron sec
nubbins`: http://blog.qnology.com/2014/07/hacking-pogoplug-v4-series-4-and-mobile.html ☟︎
assbot: Qui's techNOLOGY Blog: Hacking the Pogoplug v4 (Series 4 and Mobile) with Linux (Debian or Arch) ... ( http://bit.ly/1LaLl9S )
nubbins`: impossibly easy
nubbins`: just needs a 4G+ sd card
danielpbarron: is debian a systemd turd?
nubbins` shrugs
ben_vulpes: yup
nubbins`: there's also arch linux arm
kakobrekla: jurov everyones l1/l2? from assbot to target ? that would take prolly 10 times longer or so.
danielpbarron: yeah i got arch on mine
ben_vulpes: "arch" << also turdolated
ben_vulpes: not that i even know wat that means
nubbins`: heh.
nubbins`: i think it means alf doesn't like it
nubbins`: anyway, idgaf
jurov: kakobrekla okay then, it can be queried extra
nubbins`: $10 NAS
ben_vulpes: more like corprolifeform
danielpbarron: i don't know much about systemd except that it's hated in here, and in "top" *everything* is a subprocess of it..
nubbins`: as an aside, the pogoplug MOBILE (blue logo) does NOT accept SATA
ben_vulpes: !up thestringpuller
nubbins`: top doesn't pop off
ben_vulpes: !gettrust assbot thestringpuller
assbot: Trust relationship from user assbot to user thestringpuller: Level 1: 1, Level 2: 5 via 7 connections. | http://w.b-a.link/trust/assbot/thestringpuller | http://w.b-a.link/user/thestringpuller
danielpbarron: nubbins`, yep but it has twice the memory
nubbins`: o?
nubbins`: well that's the one i have
kakobrekla: jurov actually im being dumb
danielpbarron: nubbins`, which one? the blue one?
ben_vulpes: what's up with your keys, thestringpuller?
nubbins`: yeah
kakobrekla: i can just attach everyone who is missing from that list with l0/l1
nubbins`: blue logo
nubbins`: i think the purple logo is the one where the top comes off to reveal SATA/USD
kakobrekla: eh, l1=0, l2=0
nubbins`: *USB
danielpbarron: yes
kakobrekla: without doing any computing.
nubbins`: also i think the purple logo won't boot off an SD?
danielpbarron: well i think you'll have a very hard time syncing considering harddisk read write is the bottleneck
nubbins`: not sure
nubbins`: danielpbarron yeah no doubt.
jurov: kakobrekla: that's a bit misleading, rather put "-" instead of the zeros
danielpbarron: but the blue unit might be a good device for a pre-synched chain copied in
kakobrekla: eh?
kakobrekla: how is 0 different from -
nubbins`: 0 is a value
kakobrekla: yea but in effect
nubbins`: - is the absence thereof
kakobrekla: you need >0
jurov: you want for users with negative rating to show 0?
jurov: that is a bit misleading imo
nubbins`: danielpbarron now there's a torrent i'd seed
kakobrekla: no, but i can show negative rating as negative rating
nubbins`: hm
nubbins`: actually
nubbins`: is anyone interested in donating a modicum of bandwidth to such a thing?
nubbins`: i've got 30mbit up, could spare some
jurov: kakobrekla: yes you can. but if you don't bother to run the query, make the NULLs recognizable
kakobrekla: i actually compute the neg rates atm, just dont show em
mod6: still going: 208582
nubbins` claps
kakobrekla: you cant know its a neg if you dont compute it
danielpbarron: eh i'm not suggesting we all share the same torrented blockchain; i mean you could sync it on your own machine and copy it over
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/2waac0/your_disk_controller_and_you
assbot: Your Disk Controller and You : programming ... ( http://bit.ly/1LaMTAV )
nubbins`: nono, i totally understand
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: the 'bury brigade' is slacking today...
nubbins`: *i'm* suggesting we seed a blockchain torrent 8)
danielpbarron: that sounds evil
nubbins`: meh
jurov: !up thestringpuller
asciilifeform: the pogoplug MOBILE (blue logo) does NOT accept SATA << correct. costs ~$6 less
danielpbarron: btw, no blocks mined using version > 2 in the last 12 hours or so
thestringpuller: ben_vulpes: My keys are airgapped, as in I am physically separated from access cause I don't have something secure to shuttle them en-mobile. I.e. cardano....
asciilifeform: yep but it has twice the memory << unfortunately, not so simple. the -previous generation- of both devices cost the same and had 2x the ram. they are no longer available new anywhere i know of
danielpbarron: oh
thestringpuller: If I get netsplit at work I'm shit out of luck.
nubbins`: shame
kakobrekla: but version number just tells you the version number
nubbins`: anyway, blue logo guy is nice
danielpbarron: i haven't opened my blue unit yet
asciilifeform: i think the purple logo won't boot off an SD << when this is through there will be no need to boot from anything but the internal eeprom
kakobrekla: next version ships with diskram
danielpbarron: well if they aren't reporting a greater version then they might as well not be using it (the version is used to decide with the fork, hard or soft, happens)
asciilifeform: incidentally, the ram penny-pinching ought to be familiar to veterans of the old linksys wrt linux router
asciilifeform: which eventually ended up with 2MB in which no linux of the time would sit down
asciilifeform: pay same, get half, then half again...
kakobrekla: until diskram
asciilifeform: swap yer whole life away
nubbins`: in fairness, the same dollar amount is worth less each time you buy one 8)
asciilifeform: less less
nubbins` nods
nubbins`: that's how they get ya
nubbins`: there was a thread on reddit the other day
nubbins`: "holy shit bitcoin core runs on raspi B+!"
nubbins`: i chuckled
nubbins`: this pogo thing is gonna make tsunamis
nubbins`: kinda tempted to buy like a hundred
kakobrekla: actually that is quite an achievement for the pos bcore and rpi are
danielpbarron: hehe
nubbins`: asciilifeform maybe that's the exuberance
danielpbarron: nubbins`, you set off a mythology about the pogo; some guy on the forum keeps telling everyone about the "ten thousand nodes" that MP is gonna use to stop the fork
thestringpuller: danielpbarron: is link in logs?
danielpbarron: to what? the forum post of that ^ ?
nubbins`: danielpbarron notu badu
nubbins`: how many nodes right now, anyway?
nubbins`: i guess no easy way to count
thestringpuller: danielpbarron: yes
danielpbarron: reminds me of classic chinese in which "ten thousand" was used to mean "infinity"
ben_vulpes: thestringpuller: kinda speaks to the need for a disposable btc addr you can use to get yourself !up
danielpbarron: for those familiar with the Tao Te Ching
nubbins`: danielpbarron here, in times past, "thousands" was used as an immeasurable
nubbins`: "wow, there must be millions of cod in those waters"
danielpbarron: thestringpuller, https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=941331.msg10478764;topicseen#msg10478764 here's one such mention
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nubbins`: "millions? b'y, there's THOUSANDS of em out there"
danielpbarron: according the the forum's wisdom, we should have used a unit that can be upgraded to support 20MB blocks
nubbins`: you should plan for sucking Hitler's knob in the event that the Nazis win WW2.
nubbins`: hahahahahaha
danielpbarron: actually that's not the guy; hdbuck might be an ally
danielpbarron: lemme find another one
danielpbarron: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=941331.msg10473688#msg10473688 << inBitweTrust
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BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Dunno that they are awake yet
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danielpbarron: "What is sad is that they are supposedly scrambling to setup 10k nodes to prevent this hardfork when all they will succeed if they aren't bluffing is an alt with 10k nodes and less than 1-2% hashing power. Hopefully they have some developers on hand to quickly change the difficulty retarget limit so they have a usable , albeit very insecure alt."
danielpbarron: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=919629.msg10298889#msg10298889 << can't make up his mind; the 10k nodes are either to stop the fork, OR the fork must be stopped to protect the investment in 10k nodes..
assbot: Fork off ... ( http://bit.ly/1LaQhf6 )
danielpbarron: "Thanks. This is very enlightening and reveals the true motivations behind Mircea Popescu objections. He has made an investment in up to 10k nodes that would be obsolete if Gavin pushes through his hard fork. Why doesn't he honestly bring to the community these concerns as one of his principle motivations so we can try and find a solution together? The fact that he is not being forthright with this concern is troubling to sa
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nubbins`: i fucking hate this pseudo-intellectual style of writing
nubbins`: all this "perhaps if we are just open about our abject failures as humans" stuff
nubbins`: maybe if you just come to the community and openly admit you spent 10k btc on cocaine
nubbins`: being forthright in this manner would help his cause significantly
nubbins`: anyway
nubbins`: "The thing is, I don't think there will ever be mass adoption of the system as it exist today. The 'average Joe' will be using some payment processor and not the blockchain directly. So the blockchain will have transactions from payment processors and early adopters/enthusiasts. The rest will be in closed systems and/or side chains that can solve a lot of the volume issues."
BingoBoingo: ;;ticker
gribble: Bitstamp BTCUSD ticker | Best bid: 237.8, Best ask: 238.54, Bid-ask spread: 0.74000, Last trade: 237.8, 24 hour volume: 13352.09109047, 24 hour low: 237.11, 24 hour high: 248.78, 24 hour vwap: 242.83957709
thestringpuller: dunno which I hate more "hybrid cloud" or "mass adoption"
thestringpuller: or "internets of thingz"
thestringpuller: nubbins`: MP is more trusted than all random forum muppets and Gavin combined. Like parent to child, "I don't have to explain myself to you."
PeterL: !up thestringpuller
thestringpuller: thanks PeterL
PeterL: !up Dr-G
danielpbarron: ok what is the point of "zher" and "zhim" ?? aren't these still gender specific??
PeterL: link?
danielpbarron: !s progress.org
assbot: 0 results for 'progress.org' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=progress.org
danielpbarron: assbot is wrong; it's in there
nubbins`: thestringpuller "trusted" is a relative term, yo!
nubbins`: oprah is more trusted than almost anyone else alive, doesn't mean i'm gonna take her advice 8)
danielpbarron: adding a 'z' to a word doesn't magically transform it into a gender neutral term any more than adding a cape to a retard magically enables him, excuse me, zhim to fly
PeterL: maybe you pick whichever you like better, zhim or zher, and use it for both genders?
jurov: i understod it as "replace her, him and it both by `zer`"
PeterL: I seem to remember in middle English they used something like "hir" for both genders?
nubbins`: he/him she/her zhe/zher
PeterL: but it's been a while since I read Chaucer, so I might be wrong
punkman: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B-IvozdCIAACbi5.jpg
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1Bm2LRa )
PeterL: myself, I sometimes use the pronoun "e" in place of he/she
danielpbarron: in an attempt to grok this, i read the sentence so many times even the word 'her' doesn't look right
PeterL: which sentence?
danielpbarron: "Zhe was walking zher dog down the street and then gave zhim a treat." << couldn't it be "Zhe was walking zher dog .. and gave zher a treat" ?
PeterL: zher is possesive
PeterL: zhim is object pronoun
mircea_popescu: wut.
PeterL: "she was walking her dog down street, gave her a treat", "he was walking down the street with his dog, gave him a treat"
mircea_popescu: dogs are it.
kakobrekla: no, the dog gave the treat
PeterL: her can be equivalent to him or his, because English is not a very systematic language
danielpbarron: that's why dog owners always bring plastic baggies; for treat collection
thestringpuller: nubbins`: something something loyalty.
mircea_popescu: the dog treat[ment]!
PeterL: I gave it to her/him/zhim, the thing was hers/his/???
mircea_popescu: i propose she/he/herp her/him/herp hers/his/derp
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes: safe and secure in the ca government's hands. << fountains gotta fountain.
PeterL: BingoBoingo: s/produces much Britain's /produces much of Britains's in http://qntra.net/2015/02/scotland-takes-symbolic-step-towards-online-independence/
assbot: Scotland Takes Symbolic Step Towards Online Independence | Qntra.net ... ( http://bit.ly/1Bm5mKR )
mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=18-02-2015#1022914 << it occurs to me a good time to run away is when an australian guy finds a spider he never saw before. ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 18-02-2015 02:24:56; cazalla: i'm cleaning up and what do i see.. a spider, but one i've never seen before http://i.imgur.com/5Es7jlg.jpg
mircea_popescu: it's probably the antichrist.
jurov: what to do when said guy wants to keep said spider as pet?
mircea_popescu: run away further!
jurov: !up thestringpuller
mircea_popescu: "Yet another article describing what we've known for a while : secure computing is in fact rendered impossible by the hardware itself, what with DMAi, what with defective separation of controlii with CPUs embedded in all the peripherals anyway and so on and so forth."
mircea_popescu: holy shit trilema was discussing the "hard drtives discovery" a year ago ?
mircea_popescu: thanks asciilifeform for digging it up lol
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform: probably needs entirely new chemistry. << graphite base ?
thestringpuller: mircea_popescu doesn't like spiders?
mircea_popescu: no one says you need a dielectric with conductive masks, you could use a conductor with dielectric masks ?
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform: but to somehow lay out electrical logic elements at the customary densities << you're right that it's the wrong thought, and also, "customary" - honestly even making something like a z80, as long as it can be made at home, with equipment costing about what a z80 cost, is well worth it.
mircea_popescu: !up wtf
jurov: how long it takes a z80 to make or verify ECDSA signature?
jurov: let's say it takes 10 cycles per average instruction, at 8MHz, ecdsa is about 500k steps
jurov: ;;calc 500000/(8000000/10)
gribble: 0.625
jurov: and i suspect i'm very optimistic about 500k steps = 500k 16bit instructions
jurov: lol it's 8bit actually xD
mircea_popescu: jurov this discussion is along the lines of "nobody will use bitcoin if transactions take > x arbitrary time"
mircea_popescu: this is false : when there is no alternative, no one "doesn't use" it because aesthetics.
nubbins`: !s portatronic
assbot: 13 results for 'portatronic' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=portatronic
mircea_popescu: if the only way to make a secure signature is to take a day to do it, heck, you'll take a day.
mircea_popescu: people did business when it took a month.
jurov: so they'll use only because they can cook it at home?
kakobrekla: x arbitrary time < not when x approaches infinite
jurov: when there's a restaurant 1000x faster?
mircea_popescu: jurov there isn't.
mircea_popescu: that's the point. if there is we just use that.
mircea_popescu: kakobrekla yes, only for finite xen
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform: and hence this. << tis great, what.
kakobrekla: you actually dont have to go that far. for me 100years + is pretty much as good as infinite, as i dont expect to see it
jurov: what specifically "there isn't"?
mircea_popescu: kakobrekla agreed.
mircea_popescu: jurov there isn't hardware you can trust.
jurov: there is. teletype and such
mircea_popescu: but regardless, that's not how death comes to it. death comes to it like bitcoin came to the usd : first, it's a toy.
mircea_popescu: then...
jurov: z80 is closer to teletype than to any modern cpu
mircea_popescu: i merely wish to point out that i had better games on the z80 than on the ipad.
jurov: but you certainly didn't have better crypto
mircea_popescu: but i did have better security.
nubbins`: ;;google "death comes quick for these types"
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mircea_popescu: nubbins` google doesn't get a joke >D
nubbins`: was actually wondering if a specific thing'd come up
jurov: as long as you made no transactions involving wires or floppies, then yes.
mircea_popescu: i did. but nobody had a clue to tap them.
jurov: or you seriously propose homebrew ICs just to be able to play 8bit stuff again?
mircea_popescu: not exactly. but to reconstruct the universe of people who made and played those, and their thoughts and ideas.
Adlai: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9066090
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mircea_popescu: a large portion of the insecurity today is due to the fact that people like poettering CAN be involved.
mircea_popescu: the reason z80 era was secure was because governments, generally, COULD NOT be involved
mircea_popescu: for lack of intellectual capacity
mircea_popescu: (note i am discussing strictly soviet satellites here, obviously each place has its own golden age)
jurov: lol you idealize it. they were involved exactly because it was simple, unlike any crypto
jurov: no maffs nmecessary
mircea_popescu: i happen to know the guys and what they did, exhaustively and personally.
mircea_popescu: no idealization involved.
mircea_popescu: but perhaps excessive geo particularization, obv.
jurov: well, i know some too. very few of them improved so much that they would be able to implement bitcoin
jurov: like, statistical error
mircea_popescu: it's not so much a "i want those guys back" as it is "i want the situaiton where being 20 and into computers was more distinctive than any other thing - and you could spot a govt mole from a mile away" ☟︎☟︎
kakobrekla: Adlai stupid thread. just wait till you cant distinguish silicon from flesh.
thestringpuller: mircea_popescu: when has it ever been easy to spot a mole?
mircea_popescu: and im pretty sure the us had this too, even if i wasn't there t o witness, for reasons like the beginning of gate's career, when he was a whiny turd outcast at computer conventions.
thestringpuller: Or at least a good one. Spies have gotten better methinks.
mircea_popescu: his rise in fact exactly mirrors this particular economic change, where shitgnomes finally became able to breach into computing.
Adlai: kakobrekla: s/silicon|flesh/lab-grown|organic/
mircea_popescu: thestringpuller it generally is.
mircea_popescu: spies are worse than they ever were in the history of the world, with the exception of 1200.
Adlai: "sorry, i prefer to only have organic sex"
Adlai: !up thestringpuller
mircea_popescu: decimation: < 'leadership' at its finest << no, he has a point, and it's perhaps the first time i've seen obama say something intelligent.
Adlai: note that in this case both would technically be "organic", but one side has the moral superiority of whatever the "organic" buzzword stands for
mircea_popescu: what he is saying is, "you can not give me an unbounded task and then expect me to reason about it. you already set the tone as metaphysical by your task description"
mircea_popescu: but he says it decorously.
thestringpuller: Well you had ninjas and shit a millenium ago. Now you have "poor replication" or ninja.
thestringpuller: of ninja*
mircea_popescu: and his point is entirely valid : when it comes to idiocy, blaming obama is pointless. blame the public.
nubbins`: blaming the public is kinda pointless too
mircea_popescu: how so ?
mircea_popescu: i do not mean "the public" collectively.
nubbins`: might as well blame the wind. what's to gain?
nubbins`: o.
mircea_popescu: i mean, joint and several, every single individual, individually.
nubbins`: of course you do
nubbins`: 8)
mircea_popescu: ie, every single us citizen is to hang for the debt. himself. personally. for the whole sum of it, 50 trillion or w/e it is.
mircea_popescu: o, you don't have 50 trn ? fuck you, we're making soap. next.
kakobrekla: Adlai there doesn't have to be a difference to argue about it. See http://pwbelectronics.co.uk/whatamess.html
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nubbins`: what's 50trn in real money
mircea_popescu: nubbins` one million detached houses would do.
mircea_popescu: alternatively, one could pay in heads of cattle. fifty billion of them or so.
mod6: ;;calc 21000000/50000000000000
gribble: 4.2e-07
mircea_popescu: or if not, we're repossessing all of the person's 5 billion cars, or whatever, 200 billion ipads.
mircea_popescu: got 200 billion ipads ?
mircea_popescu: o look, russia could buy america!!11
thestringpuller: ;;calc 50000000000000 / 21000000
gribble: 2380952.38095
mod6: thx tsp
mircea_popescu: i wonder what the prices for slaves would look like if the market was suddenly deluged with 300mn lazy, self entitled, "Consumers have come to expect" ish people.
mircea_popescu: i should probably buy Crop&Cane Inc shares.
thestringpuller: those people would make terrible slaves even if beaten
mod6: ^
thestringpuller: "ho -> housewife" or something rappers say
mod6: "Stop that! Get me a latte!"
mircea_popescu: that lasts for maybe an hour.
mircea_popescu: maybe.
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform: either a 'loose lips' or - more likely - ancient disinfo reworked for www << that.
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes explain teh "Red queen" reference ?
ben_vulpes: mircea_popescu: evolutionary race thing
ben_vulpes: peacock feathers, gate sizes
mircea_popescu: van velen ?
mircea_popescu: ie, "gotta do all the running you can just to stay put" thing ?
ben_vulpes: yeah, that.
ben_vulpes: niche exhaustion.
mircea_popescu: yeah ok.
mircea_popescu: brendafdez :I could be running some shady business there instead... << wut ?!
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 4900 @ 0.00043382 = 2.1257 BTC [+]
mircea_popescu: either this chick has the most bizarre sense of humor that also happens to not translate well, or else she's insane.
mircea_popescu: brendafdez: I was wondering if the Wordpress pingback DDoS is still an issue << it was never fixed. they just "Refactored" the code to preserve all th bugs but break people's ability to find them. someone in the comment section did the work and identified the new form of the ancient bug.
mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=18-02-2015#1023470 << i bashed it. and some earlier thing. this log rocked LOL ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 18-02-2015 14:19:21; ben_vulpes: that's like the second eyeroll i've had cuz of irc in 5 minutes
ben_vulpes: i kinda stopped watching the bash when my great bashes all got flushed
mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=18-02-2015#1023516 << i don't uinderstand... why making a statementy and signing it with the key in question is no good ? ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 18-02-2015 14:31:41; danielpbarron: stupid github thinks i'm not human; i figured gpg to asswot should be enough proof
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes aww which !?
ben_vulpes: gpg rules everything around me, for one
ben_vulpes: excellent wu tang reference
ben_vulpes: no wait
ben_vulpes: hashes rule everything around me?
ben_vulpes: i dunno
ben_vulpes: it was in the bash at one point
kakobrekla: http://bash.bitcoin-assets.com/?quote=16
assbot: #bitcoin-assets bash ... ( http://bit.ly/1BmgkQC )
ben_vulpes: ah shit old times
mircea_popescu: derp.
ben_vulpes: http://bash.bitcoin-assets.com/?quote=4 << see what's gone now?
assbot: #bitcoin-assets bash ... ( http://bit.ly/1BmgqYu )
mircea_popescu: wut ?
ben_vulpes: all the points.
mircea_popescu: danielpbarron: probably because the last thing i recall doing on github had something to do with making fun of gender pronouns << certainly.
mircea_popescu: because that's the libertard thinking, if anyone makes fun of his idiocy then therefore they may no longer exist
ben_vulpes: http://bash.bitcoin-assets.com/?quote=12 << baww lookit mike_c
assbot: #bitcoin-assets bash ... ( http://bit.ly/1BmgBml )
mircea_popescu: gotta preserve the stupid!
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes wouldja be happier if there was a rng added to the vote counts ? :D
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 14800 @ 0.00042284 = 6.258 BTC [-] {2}
ben_vulpes: neh can't trust it
mike_c: ben_vulpes: that was when I was auctioning off options in channel. the good old days.
mircea_popescu: nubbins`: "And if some high official, such as the president, says zhe will use gender-neutral pronouns for zher own writing, and ask that those writing to zhim do so also, that would provide a powerful boost." << conversely, if some hehigh officialman such as the manpresidentguy fucked a dog^H^H^H bitch
mircea_popescu: that'd ALSO give a boost. especially to news at 11.
mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=18-02-2015#1023575 << and zher rather than zhis is obviously because the argument isn't what it's being presented as, but something quite else entirely. ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 18-02-2015 14:49:27; nubbins`: Save us from confusing grammar such as “everyone must have their books.” Make it instead “everyone must have zher books.” It then becomes clear that each person must have one’s own book and not the books of all the others. It is also shorter and less awkward than having to say “his or her” all the time.
Adlai: obligatory mention of Black Mirror, in case nobody has seen it yet
kakobrekla: anyway theres 20 bashes waiting for moderation if someone wants to give it a go..
mircea_popescu: kakobrekla whoever next complains gets saddled with doing it for a month ?
kakobrekla: that could be punishing the readers
mircea_popescu: anyway, what happens once mp refuses to fork english to make the pronoun blocks more inclusive ?
ben_vulpes: bring back the rota
mircea_popescu: do we have a english sell war ?
Adlai: english is dead, we're speaking freenode
Adlai: or asslish
mircea_popescu: no. this is the king's english.
kakobrekla: !b 2 ✂︎
assbot: Last 2 lines bashed and pending review. ( http://dpaste.com/1QEV33A.txt )
mircea_popescu: they're speaking w/e the fuck it is.
kakobrekla: 21
kakobrekla: meh mp broked it
Adlai: guy walking down a hedge, hears chanting behind a gap - "twenty one! twenty one! twenty one!"
mircea_popescu: who the fuck seriously thinks the their in "everyone must have their books" could possibly mean "all the books"
mircea_popescu: nubbins`: it's a hobby << you and danielpbarron have a lot more in common than either of you realise.
mircea_popescu: plus the beard.
mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=18-02-2015#1023592 << kinda easy when you have like, you know, an actual list of customers who are actually paying you. like... money. ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 18-02-2015 14:53:13; ben_vulpes: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/02/tech-leads-the-way/ << look, microshit beat facebutts!
mircea_popescu: it's a concept hard to zunderstand zfor zthe zretard zcrowd, however let us say it's "sort-of like likes", in that there's kind-of a limited supply.
mircea_popescu: btw, i bet you half a dead badger someone ejaculated on vs any trading card mythological beast that this entire z-ification of words is a ploy by some well connected (online) otaku to improve the scrabble board.
mircea_popescu: cause zhe is like all into scrabble and hates the lack of zwords so zhe made zsome.
mircea_popescu: nevermind that zenglish looks kinda like hungarian, and if he wanted zs for j and sz for sh he should just learn that instead of inventing "a new one".
mircea_popescu: danielpbarron btw, send me some pile of pogoplugs pics when you have a moment.
mircea_popescu: nubbins`:is anyone interested in donating a modicum of bandwidth to such a thing? << it's a kind-of stupid idea because a presynched chain is not verified.
assbot: [HAVELOCK] [AMHASH1] 2500 @ 0.00085 = 2.125 BTC [+]
mircea_popescu: nubbins`: kinda tempted to buy like a hundred << do.
mircea_popescu: nubbins`: i guess no easy way to count << easy, like 60. http://log.bitcoin-assets.com//?date=03-02-2015#1004255 ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 03-02-2015 16:17:18; mircea_popescu: people keep derping about uh oh, 7k nodes. BULLSHIT. we're down from 270k to 61.
mircea_popescu: incidentally, this point may be worth a qntra ? not exactly news, per se, but certainly would be news to a large section of "community"
Adlai: !up thestringpuller
thestringpuller: ben_vulpes: it was gpg rules everything around me GREAM...get the hashes crypto crypto crypto coin. iirc
ben_vulpes: thestringpuller: yeah mircea_popescu found the bash and everything
ben_vulpes: crypto crypto coin /y'all/
assbot: [HAVELOCK] [AMHASH1] 2500 @ 0.00085 = 2.125 BTC [+]
thestringpuller: Ah just saw it.
thestringpuller: Wu Tang Cyrpto Financial.
mircea_popescu: "He has made an investment in up to 10k nodes that would be obsolete if Gavin pushes through his hard fork."
mircea_popescu: lmao wut.
thestringpuller: "you gotta diversify your crypto assets nigga"
mircea_popescu: dude, seriously, they need a lot better content, wtf.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 14200 @ 0.00044046 = 6.2545 BTC [+] {2}
mircea_popescu: ahh nice, caught up. alrighty, laters all!
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 9914 @ 0.0004445 = 4.4068 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 16650 @ 0.00044466 = 7.4036 BTC [+] {2}
pete_dushenski: http://www.contravex.com/2015/02/18/you-need-an-ambien-to-sleep-because-you-bought-the-trappings-of-power-instead-of-the-real-thing/
assbot: You need an Ambien to sleep because you bought the trappings of power instead of the real thing. | Contravex: A blog by Pete Dushenski ... ( http://bit.ly/1G3b1V6 )
pete_dushenski: more waterfalia coming: "U.S. Marshals to auction off 50,000 bitcoins forfeited by Silk Road founder - Reuters"
mike_c: they've sold what, 80k so far?
pete_dushenski: and alan "not a us agent" silbert is already pleading ignorance: "I don't recall- has the market ever gone down AFTER these auctions occur? B/c I don't think anybody buying at auction would dump them on mkt"
pete_dushenski: mike_c: sounds about right
pete_dushenski: fuckin eh this silbert guy thinks that he can avoid the fate of hearn and gavin
pete_dushenski: as if
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 8107 @ 0.00041999 = 3.4049 BTC [-]
danielpbarron: height=200106 vs height=184384
danielpbarron: whenever i check in on these things, the solid state drive is usually busy processing new blocks, and the 5400 rpm pogo is busy discarding bogus data or whatever it does besides processing blocks
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 23500 @ 0.0004449 = 10.4552 BTC [+]
ben_vulpes: pete dooce
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 14693 @ 0.00041881 = 6.1536 BTC [-] {2}
pete_dushenski: much better
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 78439 @ 0.00041699 = 32.7083 BTC [-] {2}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 25100 @ 0.00041698 = 10.4662 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 5556 @ 0.00042193 = 2.3442 BTC [+]
danielpbarron: !up mogreen
PeterL: just did a "digital job interview" with BASF, consisted of just recording a video of me answering the typical interview questions.
PeterL: what is the world coming to when you talk to a computer instead of a person when interviewing for a job?
jurov: the computer asked the questions?
lobbes: after one of my last interviews I almost would've preferred that; the dude was so dejected it was depressing
PeterL: yes, well, they were printed on the screen, and I talk into the camera to answer
PeterL: if the guy interviewing you is dejected, doesn't that tell you something about the company?
danielpbarron: job interview should better take place on irc
lobbes: exactly why I didn't take it lol
lobbes: which I guess you can't glean from a computer, so..
danielpbarron: they get to pretent they are important by making you apply with an automation
PeterL: a couple jobs ago, when I interviewed the guy grabbed a random coworker and asked "don't you like working here", they were like "ummmmmmm, sure?" that should have been a sign, but I took job anyway
PeterL: and I hate the question "how much did your last job pay, and what do you expect to get paid"? Are they going to throw out my resume if I say too high a number? Obviously they won't go above the number I say, right?
PeterL: "I made X before, but I expect to be paid 2X (and I would take the job if you offer me 1/2 X)"
assbot: [MPEX] [S.QNTR] 22381 @ 0.00028529 = 6.3851 BTC [+]
trinque: PeterL: "I would prefer to hear your offer and work from there."
trinque: that question is effectively "please sell yourself short so I don't have to"
PeterL: oh, and their website requires flash, which is no longer supports Linux systems or MacOS < 10.6, bleh (I ended up using my smartphone instead)
trinque: anyone have a fast node I can give deedbot btcd? it's got about a month left of catching up
trinque: danielpbarron: ? ^
danielpbarron: uh idk if mine is "fast"
danielpbarron: runs off a home internet connection
trinque: danielpbarron: k
danielpbarron: and in my experience, directly connecting to a node takes longer than just letting it discover peers, even when the direct connect is on the local area network
trinque: it seems to have one it likes atm
trinque: I'll just let it run unless anyone has a suggestion on how to make it hurry up
danielpbarron: although my experience in that regard is limited to pogo->pogo
danielpbarron: the bottleneck there is probably not ethernet speed
trinque: probably disk IO eh?
danielpbarron: well yeah disk IO is the bottleneck for one syncing with the network; i think it's another matter when one is trying to seed *while* still syncing
danielpbarron: maybe also disk IO
danielpbarron: i was hoping to conserve bandwidth by having one feed the other, but it just slowed them down
trinque: I'm running at about a block every 45sec to 1:30 on 339018
danielpbarron: sounds about right
scoopbot: New post on Qntra.net by cazalla: http://qntra.net/2015/02/usms-announce-yet-another-bitcoin-auction/
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 5931 @ 0.00042193 = 2.5025 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 3519 @ 0.00042678 = 1.5018 BTC [+]
cazalla: going back to the circle selfie request from earlier, wonder how much of this they get https://www.reddit.com/comments/2wai34/slug/cop45k9
assbot: murzika comments on We Deserve A Better Bitcoin Experience Than Circle ... ( http://bit.ly/1vXUXUf )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 3650 @ 0.00043936 = 1.6037 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6500 @ 0.00042356 = 2.7531 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 5400 @ 0.00042356 = 2.2872 BTC [-]
mod6: ;;calc 1000000000000000/13853000
gribble: 72186529.9935
mod6: ;;calc 50000000000000/72186529.99
gribble: 692650.000034
mod6: so given 1qd dollars, 50tn would be ~700k btc
mod6: 1FundZy7m7b8begbh9haCguKJcAdFopRJ9
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 20974 @ 0.00043936 = 9.2151 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 19600 @ 0.00043257 = 8.4784 BTC [-] {2}
jurov got compelled to check 1FundZy to check for anything interesting
jurov: no trillions, sadly
mod6: so apparently global wealth was ~$263Tn in 2014
mod6: ;;calc 263000000000000/13853000
gribble: 18985057.3883
mod6: ;;calc 50000000000000/18985057.3883
gribble: 2633650.19011
jurov: http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?114020-Systemd-Gets-An-Fsck-Daemon-Service&p=472061#post472061 << lol a real cult
assbot: Systemd Gets An Fsck Daemon/Service - Page 2 ... ( http://bit.ly/1DDtQyx )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 14524 @ 0.00043936 = 6.3813 BTC [+]
jurov: and all the incantations before it
jurov: "any number of small independent problems can be solved by one complex interdependent solution" ☟︎