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mircea_popescu: asciilifeform sofware vs hardware omgerd
mircea_popescu: "this is not a normal launch like any other scamcoin because we would really like it not to be, and reality shouldn't get in the way of what we want"
mircea_popescu: BingoBoingo yeah not bad.
mircea_popescu: in other lulz, silent watcher that connects to no channels got klined earlier. "[465] You are banned from this server- Please do not spam users or channels on freenode. If in error, please contact kline@freenode.net. (2016/10/29 22.35)"
BingoBoingo: lol
mircea_popescu: it's however not banned or anything. just another unexpected failure mode.
mircea_popescu: just in case phf trinque shinohai & crew ever think they got to the last test case or something.
mircea_popescu: and in more meanwhile, http://67.media.tumblr.com/12c79505ac3fd8b4ff6b90bec94aa2bb/tumblr_nkc06ioOo11rrq7ino1_1280.jpg
mircea_popescu: danielpbarron must be the other half then.
phf: oh by the time a111 can recover from all possible freenode failures we've achieved the dream of hard ai
mircea_popescu: o look at that : latimes has trump +2
mircea_popescu: 3k lv, ie the largest this week.
asciilifeform: he can 'win' a la gore with this.
mircea_popescu: lol gore.
phf: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-29#1560175 << most likely, that's ed emshwiller a somewhat famous pulp cover illustrator (can recognize by the "emsh" tag)☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-29 22:34 asciilifeform: (actually i could swear i saw that pic on a '90s sf cover, when they were being printed on that yellow toilet paper thing)
phf: i actually picked up a 1964 pulp print of pkd's the simulacra with his illustration at a tiny "mystery books" bookstore in philadelphia, that since got closed
mircea_popescu: there is actually a senator mike crapo.
mircea_popescu: there really is no bottom of lulz.
BingoBoingo: There's a sort of asymtote that roughly approximates one. The geometry of lulz is not euclidean.
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-30#1560205 << recall, they have this thing in usa where it is at least theoretically possible for candidate to get 80+% of votes and lose☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-30 02:04 mircea_popescu: lol gore.
mircea_popescu: 80%, no.
mircea_popescu: it's possible to win the popular vote by a slight margin and still lose the election, but that's all.
mircea_popescu: also, tittybounce. http://67.media.tumblr.com/c047b309b177184d9ee2abebd3f65e96/tumblr_nj6lmoFgXI1ry595bo1_400.gif
asciilifeform: lel that street looks almost exactly like asciilifeform's
mircea_popescu: and most others. cheap fencing etc.
asciilifeform: well cheap usa.
mircea_popescu: gore's thing was ~500k votes, ie 0.5% sorta thing
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu apparently has it
mircea_popescu: also that was like the largest such effect in 120 or os years
asciilifeform: though theoretically the 'electors' are not bound by the votes, and could in principle elect whoever. though afaik this has not yet happened.
mircea_popescu: you're thinking primaries electors.
asciilifeform: nah
asciilifeform: the proper ones
asciilifeform: https://archive.is/HfNzw
mircea_popescu: lol at all the derps accidenta-voting
mircea_popescu: anyway, an elector rewrite of the election would be pretty much the lulziest outcome possible.
asciilifeform: in other lulz, spotted this with own eyes, http://www.loper-os.org/pub/clitler.jpg
mircea_popescu: this is good for the usd.
asciilifeform: gotta love the 'step right up, sell yer vote! for (imaginary) 2k usd'
mircea_popescu: lol
mircea_popescu: they have ap oint though : this debt holds "all of us" back - if college numbers were released from this peg in reality the gdp could go as high as 500% the first month.
mircea_popescu: why not. mit is worth 500 billiards as well as it's worth 50 billions.
mircea_popescu: and all this would be good for the usd.
asciilifeform: and why not promise idiots 20k, or 200, or...
mircea_popescu: ikr?
mircea_popescu: all numbers are good for usd.
asciilifeform: not as if it will have to be paid in actual money
mircea_popescu: of course, there's some sense in all of that. eg, why exactly is college debt not refinanceable ?
asciilifeform: same reason (most) tax debt in usa is not.
mircea_popescu: and also pushing the "college can charge whatever it wants - but it will never get more than 10% of the student's future pay, so whatevs" is pretty much the only way out of the mess.
mircea_popescu: if a college education helps, fine. and if not - a well.
mircea_popescu: o look, also wants to double the americorps payola. weren't they taking it back from suckers 10 years later recently ?
mircea_popescu: that's a great govt style scam.
asciilifeform: they were taking back iraq 'bonus'.
mircea_popescu: "ship to irak tomorrow, and if they don't blow you up we'll give you 20k". wait 10 years after which "oh btw, only kidding about those 20k. whatcha gonna do about it bitch, NOT GO TO IRAK NO MOAR ? AHAHAHAHA"
asciilifeform: (when i worked at flying a desk for u.s. army, there were posters hanging in the lobby promising 25-35k re-enlistment bonus for DESK FLYERS, with the logic that they CHANCE iraq)
mircea_popescu: morelike with the logic that they by and large couldn't hire people above 98 iq even with the bonuses.
asciilifeform: oh btw you get it, typically, up-front, goes straight to the debt collectors.
asciilifeform: (to whom else.)
asciilifeform: the remaining pennies - to dependapotamus.
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: they recruit schoolboys, and, typically, not the best arithmetizers, no.
mircea_popescu: i wonder what male dependos are like.
mircea_popescu: but anyway, i shall bbl.
ben_vulpes: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-29#1560134 << fuck buddy that looks like a great truck☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-29 19:51 BingoBoingo kinda wants https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/5844279808.html
asciilifeform had to read that twice
BingoBoingo: lol
asciilifeform: fuckbuddy that looks like...
BingoBoingo: 4srs
phf: nohomo
ben_vulpes: not my fault nobody gets the letterkenny jokes
BingoBoingo: http://trilema.com/2016/the-story-of-elliot-rodger-by-elliot-rodger-adnotated-part-one/ << "My parents threw a party for me in our field. I had a helicopter birthday cake." If people want to know why "Attack Helicopter" is such a popular gender identification amongst protesters
ben_vulpes: "i mean fuck buddy, it's /your/ body politic but fuck, buddy. it's your /body politic/."
asciilifeform: 'i invited the strippers [,] hitler and stalin to my party'
ben_vulpes: it's "trailer park boys" grade poor mocking.
ben_vulpes: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-29#1560169 << choice.☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-29 22:05 asciilifeform: https://archive.is/Djt8g << meanwhile, at the circus, 'This is not a “normal launch” like any other altcoin, because ZCash required a so called “trusted setup”. During this setup, some secret (public) parameters were generated based on a “master private key”. These network parameters are needed to create the so called “zero-knowledge proofs”, which is the anonymizing mixer on the ZCash network. The “master private k
ben_vulpes: "Zooko proposed recently to periodically force everyone to reveal their balance as a solution for the hidden inflation problem." << ahaha i mean fuck what's the point
asciilifeform: ben_vulpes: gotta be a gold standard, of sorts, in promisetronics
asciilifeform: 'magical alchemical key of doom existed, but we burned it, peter todd PROMISED!!!11111111111'
ben_vulpes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6RLjcGVUnw&feature=youtu.be&t=17m30s << from the linked piece, in which 'zooko' (this is a name? wothandle? what even jesus shit) 'reveals he doesn't even grok zero-knowledge proofs'
ben_vulpes: yeah good grief
asciilifeform: ben_vulpes: 'zooko' is primarily known for the 'dns triangle' thing
asciilifeform: and someone by this handle commented on my old bl0g pieces re bitcoin, but that was ages ago.
ben_vulpes: oh that is actually 'the zooko' then?
asciilifeform: i have nfi, d00d never afaik had pubkey.
asciilifeform: 'digerati' type, 'famous for being famous'
ben_vulpes: only compounds the lols
asciilifeform: belongs straight in the furnace.
ben_vulpes: "guy we swear is this other guy who nominally but not provably does a thing also came up with a 'cryptocurrency' that doesn't have hard guarantees on monetary base numbers'
ben_vulpes: s/that last singlequote/a double quote
asciilifeform: 'shakespeare's plays were not written by shakespeare, but another man of that name'
ben_vulpes: who expects this shit to carry water?
asciilifeform: them, apparently
ben_vulpes: thinking, code-reading folks recoil in horror at bitcoin already
asciilifeform: all 5 of'em.
ben_vulpes: that /you/ know
asciilifeform: noshit
asciilifeform: at any rate, that thing apparently is the long-awaited 'tor-flavoured' shitcoin
asciilifeform: the designated rubes are, likely, already sucking it up and asking for seconds.
asciilifeform: then in year or three, begin the 'nobody could have predicted' blackmarketeer jailings etc.
asciilifeform: familiar picture, to the point of tedium.
ben_vulpes: BingoBoingo: "every one"
BingoBoingo: ben_vulpes: Where?
ben_vulpes: Everyone of Voldemort's
ben_vulpes: fucking dying over here
ben_vulpes: the lols are too thick
ben_vulpes: send air
BingoBoingo: ty
BingoBoingo: Wait till the 11th entry.
BingoBoingo: Sry 12th
BingoBoingo: In other Voldemorts http://trilema.com/2011/wikileaks-dcccxl/#selection-57.578-57.809
ben_vulpes: in other "don't talk to cops": http://bikeportland.org/2016/10/29/collision-on-st-johns-bridge-kills-bicycle-rider-194427
BingoBoingo: WTF is a sharrow
asciilifeform: ben_vulpes: is horse road-legal over there ?
asciilifeform: i never understood, if bipedal muscle vehicle is permitted, wai no 4legged.
asciilifeform: will slow traffic less, also.
BingoBoingo: ben_vulpes: Grab air while you can
deedbot: http://www.thedrinkingrecord.com/2016/10/29/is-so-unfair-cycle-12-fairness-strikes/ << Bingo Blog - Is So Unfair Cycle 12 – Fairness Strikes!
BingoBoingo: Thus concludes my entry into the Elliot fanfic contest. Your move adlai!
BingoBoingo will prolly write a completely different Elliot fanfic after Nov 1st because surprisingly fun once the plot gets rolling.
BingoBoingo: And now ~5.3% of my personal blog is Elliot fanfic by title count. Poor neglected blog.
BingoBoingo: IMG related https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--Tos3Y7Kr--/c_scale,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/lev66d9yscdhj4ksvnzx.jpg
jurov: oglaf warns: don't procrastinate the accounting! http://oglaf.com/moonbeams/
BingoBoingo: lol!
mircea_popescu: and in muscular tits news, http://66.media.tumblr.com/4dd2a483edbfae40593229560c2e9fd0/tumblr_ng62mlgUc11rwbsl5o1_1280.jpg
mircea_popescu: lol cockmoon
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-30#1560257 << 2 btc wortha truck!☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-30 03:17 ben_vulpes: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-29#1560134 << fuck buddy that looks like a great truck
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-30#1560271 << the point seems to be that for a majority of ustards, the ONLY thing you can do once you have a name is whore out.☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-30 03:30 ben_vulpes: "Zooko proposed recently to periodically force everyone to reveal their balance as a solution for the hidden inflation problem." << ahaha i mean fuck what's the point
mircea_popescu: somehow they look down on women doing the same, trying to achieve "fame" to charge more per lap dance.
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes in this case the guy became "famous" because witticism. which is how it tends to work in that backwater.
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-30#1560286 << you deeply misunderstand the abundance of esltards who a) have no particular understanding of anything and b) expect to survive nevertheless.☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-30 03:35 ben_vulpes: who expects this shit to carry water?
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-30#1560301 << we are out of air but would you like some of this tube marked NO ?☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-30 03:43 ben_vulpes: send air
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes is "thiss" altspelling intentional ?
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-30#1560305 << oh you have no fucking idea. note the "classified by" and then straight to https://archive.is/X29yN☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-30 03:46 BingoBoingo: In other Voldemorts http://trilema.com/2011/wikileaks-dcccxl/#selection-57.578-57.809
BingoBoingo must read more on that later.
BingoBoingo gotta get the Elliot taint out of the head so can actually sleep again at some point.
BingoBoingo: brb
mircea_popescu: lmao
BingoBoingo: srsly
BingoBoingo also waiting till 2 BTC worth of truck is closer to 0.5 BTC worth of truck.
BingoBoingo: 4 srs brb
mircea_popescu: meanwhile in the coy pond, http://66.media.tumblr.com/438950fb33b2bda546f1e10e548c405d/tumblr_nhuahiaaqE1u5qy2fo1_1280.jpg
mircea_popescu: in other lulz, reviewing eulora downloads, it seems people are 2.5x more likely to download jurov's binaries than source.
shinohai: Build from sauce? Ain't nobody got time for that!
mircea_popescu: funny thing being, it's prolly faster. depending on your conn, obv, but i think for >50% of the world it would be
shinohai: Unless you are anond
mircea_popescu: o that poor guy.
mircea_popescu: he still didn't get it going did he
mircea_popescu: but no, not if you're him. if you're me and somehow ftjam just magically works and is done in ~17 minutes
shinohai: Nah, I sat in my chan with him about a week ago trying to help him once again poor guy
mircea_popescu: it almost seems like he's trolling.
shinohai: If he is, I'll give him a bitcent just for taking the artform to a new level.
mircea_popescu: srsly.
mircea_popescu: ttp://67.media.tumblr.com/7ee6c88033d97af04f86b4fcd391bd1f/tumblr_nhw815JiDK1qdtr76o1_1280.jpg << it's her daughter innit.
shinohai: dat 1960's tilework
mircea_popescu: was still standing in 2010 belgrad.
shinohai: I guess it is easy to hose down during those pesky ethnic cleansing campaigns.
deedbot: http://trilema.com/2016/filologi-de-piei-de-closca/ << Trilema - Filologi de piei de closca
asciilifeform: in other definitely not-news, https://archive.is/Cbzko << lulzy vintage dan bernstein.
asciilifeform: ( https://archive.is/o2ASJ << related. )
shinohai: https://twitter.com/zooko/status/792609353400332288 <<< lulz
phf: i have by the way fixed url delimiters on btcbase. now if url ends in > ; . , and ) it won't include those chars. that might break a url in a case or two, but in most cases that actually fixes them
shinohai: I'm still working on that ... removing it so far breaks the whole plugin.
phf: holy shit, zcash team is literally every single kind of degenerate assembled together. каждой тваре по паре
phf: and yet "provided by a fork of the bitcoin source". verily https://sjmj91.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/2001space037.jpg
phf: (i'm just tuning in)
deedbot: http://thewhet.net/2016/elliot-and-james-a-drinking-song/ << The Whet - Elliot and James, a Drinking Song
mod6: <+jurov> oglaf warns: don't procrastinate the accounting! http://oglaf.com/moonbeams/ << lol
diana_coman: ahahah, takes some heavy drinking for that one, hanbot
mircea_popescu: phf so you're altering the logs ?!
mircea_popescu: http://this.ends.in.parens.com)
mircea_popescu: http://this.ends.in.parens.com/helo)
mircea_popescu: i have no idea what you did lol.
mircea_popescu: and speaking of pairable creatures, http://66.media.tumblr.com/07e33930dbc486dd442dcf266276bc66/tumblr_mv9xgqNsHT1qd8rm0o4_1280.jpg
shinohai: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CwB9o4FUIAEwmdp.jpg
mircea_popescu: lmao
trinque: oh god, why shinohai?
shinohai: >.>
mircea_popescu: that's shinohai ? i thought it was palin
shinohai: I might actually fuck Palin if drunk
trinque: shinohai's hot for home ec teacher
mircea_popescu: on the basis of recorded history sheep aren't safe if enough alcohol.
asciilifeform: oh hey, the clit of clitler!
mircea_popescu: lol
trinque: methinks BingoBoingo will like this
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-30#1560366 << ehehe this is prety good.☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-30 17:25 deedbot: http://thewhet.net/2016/elliot-and-james-a-drinking-song/ << The Whet - Elliot and James, a Drinking Song
mircea_popescu: "he wished that their friendship played out end to end" >>> http://trilema.com/2013/requiem-for-a-dream/#selection-45.0-45.75
mircea_popescu: rectibution lol. my guess is vindicated!
shinohai: s/die/dye/
mircea_popescu: oty!
shinohai: First one I ever noticed in a trilema article!
mircea_popescu: lol i guess it's a trophy of sorts!
shinohai: I rather like we have a room full of editors here to watch for those sorts of things.
mircea_popescu: yeh for srs.
shinohai: Makes for unsurpassed quality in Republican publishing ventures.
mircea_popescu: wikitardia prolly imagines it invented the process.
shinohai: !~ticker --market all
shinohai: !~ticker --market all
jhvh1: shinohai: Bitstamp BTCUSD last: 698.72, vol: 3856.09389124 | BTC-E BTCUSD last: 694.319, vol: 4191.71952 | Bitfinex BTCUSD last: 705.93, vol: 11911.98498411 | BTCChina BTCUSD last: 710.919025, vol: 2744628.13480000 | Kraken BTCUSD last: 699.2, vol: 1515.31032207 | Volume-weighted last average: 710.848958785
phf: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-30#1560372 << actually nor do i, lol☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-30 17:57 mircea_popescu: i have no idea what you did lol.
phf: it was an end of line corner case that i didn't test, but no not altering, just the highlighting part
phf: it does add a visible space though, and i'm not sure why, hmm
phf: apparently i was putting it there
phf: ok, now http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-30#1560371☝︎
a111: Logged on 2016-10-30 17:57 mircea_popescu: http://this.ends.in.parens.com/helo)
BingoBoingo: Oh, eonderful entry by hanbot
BingoBoingo: *wonderful