mod6: all set, list is updated. thanks for the heads up.
deedbot: http://www.contravex.com/2017/05/11/tight-fit-triptych/ << » Contravex: A blog by Pete Dushenski - Tight fit triptych.
pete_dushenski: mod6: thx mate
pete_dushenski: bbl
asciilifeform: !!key danielpbarron
deedbot: http://wot.deedbot.org/155934BDD16E8EAF4493CB9CB36AE9849D961AC9.asc
asciilifeform: !~later tell danielpbarron http://wotpaste.cascadianhacker.com/pastes/5nIct/?raw=true
jhvh1: asciilifeform: The operation succeeded.
danielpbarron: ty
shinohai: !!rate jurov 1 << http://coinbr.com #trilema
deedbot: Get your OTP: http://p.bvulpes.com/pastes/OV6I5/?raw=true
shinohai: !!v 5325D9B5D94E7753F351A78ED8788C68B2A7AC1F0FE2C01AE4928A0E5EA9E0CF
deedbot: shinohai updated rating of jurov from 3 to 1 << << http://coinbr.com #trilema
asciilifeform: 'Contact info@coinbr.com or jurov in #bitcoin-otc or #bitcoin-assets' << needs update jurov ?
asciilifeform: !!up gabriel_laddel_p
deedbot: gabriel_laddel_p voiced for 30 minutes.
gabriel_laddel_p: For the bored: http://aero.stanford.edu/gtrpaper/gtr.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdiG6ZPib3c http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/100951/what-was-feynmans-much-better-way-of-presenting-the-electrodynamics-which http://www.feynmanlectures.info/other/Alternate_Way_to_Handle_Electrodynamics.html http://www.feynmanlectures.caltech.edu/II
gabriel_laddel_p: _15.html
gabriel_laddel_p: Oh and http://worrydream.com/refs/Mead%20-%20American%20Spectator%20Interview.html
gabriel_laddel_p: And: http://churchandstate.org.uk/2011/06/how-the-laser-happened-adventures-of-a-scientist/
asciilifeform: !!key gabriel_laddel_p
deedbot: http://wot.deedbot.org/5787B7B432C4D799A52220EC2991FD97FBEB6F3B.asc
mircea_popescu: in other unimportant matters, wtf is with the idler party and that "speak truth to power" meme ?
mircea_popescu: how about "bitch, if you could know truth if it hit you on the head you'd be in power". not fucking evident enough ? how the fuck are the powerless to obtain truth, from their father, the god of the stupid ?
ben_vulpes: power is always undeserved to these people
ben_vulpes: because /they/ don't have it
ben_vulpes: underservedly vested, i might have said.
shinohai: You are responsible for making the internetz < secure! http://archive.is/g4TUk
mircea_popescu: right right
mircea_popescu: shinohai that's pretty cool.
mircea_popescu: i suppose official usg-lese for "tmsr" is "non-nation-state actors" nao.
deedbot: http://phuctor.nosuchlabs.com/gpgkey/E51A9E44E0F0537812A14A66E474CC0A56098F5DCB158685C00663F1BB0C23BC << Recent Phuctorings. - Phuctored: 1420...5407 divides RSA Moduli belonging to ' (ssh-rsa key from (13-14 June 2016 extraction) for Phuctor import. Ask asciilifeform or framedragger on Freenode, or email fd at mkj dot lt) <ssh...lt>; ' (server475.mivitec.net. DE)
deedbot: http://phuctor.nosuchlabs.com/gpgkey/E51A9E44E0F0537812A14A66E474CC0A56098F5DCB158685C00663F1BB0C23BC << Recent Phuctorings. - Phuctored: 1415...2167 divides RSA Moduli belonging to ' (ssh-rsa key from (13-14 June 2016 extraction) for Phuctor import. Ask asciilifeform or framedragger on Freenode, or email fd at mkj dot lt) <ssh...lt>; ' (server475.mivitec.net. DE)
asciilifeform: ^ lulzily, phuctor was wedged may 5 - may 10 on account of having been rebooted by unknown wreckers such that it left the werker lock file on.
asciilifeform: ( fixed )
shinohai: See http://trilema.com/2016/cia-factbook-the-most-serene-republic/ for further details! >.>
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655022 << i can only picture the frustration of gabriel_laddel_p -- he read the l0gz and went off to get subj b00k and presumably tried to eat it -- but never afaik learned ordinary classical electromagnetism☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-12 00:46 gabriel_laddel_p: Oh and http://worrydream.com/refs/Mead%20-%20American%20Spectator%20Interview.html
mircea_popescu: nono you don't understand, network segments and engineers!
asciilifeform: lolwut
deedbot: http://phuctor.nosuchlabs.com/gpgkey/FBA33DDE71C4686CB4D5B405F33E55044DF298308AE6BD144B522B8B0DEE031E << Recent Phuctorings. - Phuctored: 1747...5893 divides RSA Moduli belonging to ' (ssh-rsa key from (13-14 June 2016 extraction) for Phuctor import. Ask asciilifeform or framedragger on Freenode, or email fd at mkj dot lt) <ssh...lt>; ' (mren3.univ-littoral.fr. FR 59 O)
deedbot: http://phuctor.nosuchlabs.com/gpgkey/FBA33DDE71C4686CB4D5B405F33E55044DF298308AE6BD144B522B8B0DEE031E << Recent Phuctorings. - Phuctored: 1657...8279 divides RSA Moduli belonging to ' (ssh-rsa key from (13-14 June 2016 extraction) for Phuctor import. Ask asciilifeform or framedragger on Freenode, or email fd at mkj dot lt) <ssh...lt>; ' (mren3.univ-littoral.fr. FR 59 O)
mod6: i
mod6: 'll have 3 network segments, a large fry, and a silly shake to go plz
asciilifeform: in other lulz, https://archive.is/gUi5K
asciilifeform: 'South Korean officials called the claim “groundless.” The CIA declined to comment, as is customary.'
asciilifeform: and guess what else is customary : 0 mentions of south kr's half century history of repeatedly attempting exactly subj
BingoBoingo: !~ticker --market all
jhvh1: BingoBoingo: Bitstamp BTCUSD last: 1814.04, vol: 14708.40234923 | BTC-E BTCUSD last: 1782.0, vol: 7889.80741 | Bitfinex BTCUSD last: 1837.8, vol: 23657.26368103 | BTCChina BTCUSD last: 1603.547056, vol: 18813.64590000 | Kraken BTCUSD last: 1814.301, vol: 6712.07875548 | Volume-weighted last average: 1763.20383675
BingoBoingo: OMG CRASHING!!!
BingoBoingo: Wait, no.
BingoBoingo: Just BTCChina reporting again
BingoBoingo: !~later tell gabriel_laddel_p Just curious, but why did you suppose alf combing back through logs for 100 USD would be good use of engineer time? Collating information from logs is secretarial rather than engineering work.
jhvh1: BingoBoingo: The operation succeeded.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: unless i misunderstood -- it is even funnier, he was asking for an entire encyclopaedia to be written
asciilifeform: not merely logz links.
asciilifeform: i.e. months, perhaps years, of sweat
asciilifeform: ( and for what ! )
BingoBoingo: Still, just the nature of the work and party it was directed too.
BingoBoingo would rather read alf's 700 page Chronicle of Squirrel Wars
asciilifeform: this type of thing is called 'day job', and it so happens that i already have one
asciilifeform: hence the 'not enough zeros' answrr.
BingoBoingo: Anyways, have the bushy tailed rebels been defeated yet?
asciilifeform: afaik
asciilifeform: they ended up in the outdoor traps
asciilifeform: ( anticlimactic: taken alive by the hired catcher, i have nfi what he wants with them )
BingoBoingo: Ah
BingoBoingo: Probably the squirrels were trained stooges. Catcher having taken protection money may move them to different neighborhood and repeat on another sucker.
asciilifeform: lol, very well trained, they ate a good chunk of roof
asciilifeform: will be rebuilt next month
BingoBoingo: Do ther scammers care how -EV their scam is for other parties?
asciilifeform: btw recall uncle al's roach repellent
asciilifeform: ( moved'em, alive and well, to the ~next~ shop or flat on street ! )
BingoBoingo: This tends to happen
BingoBoingo: Do you have a link for that one?
asciilifeform: possibly. or not, given demise of google usenet archive. might have to pull it off optical disk
asciilifeform: there was even a u.s. patent..
asciilifeform: ( iirc it was the only one he had that he owned in person )
BingoBoingo: AHA http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/2003-10/1067358989.Ch.r.html
BingoBoingo: "A crushed cockroach leaks micrograms of linoleic acid. Linoleic acid is an essential nutrient in humans (you need to eat about 3 grams/day) and is essentially odorless. If you are a cockroach it is an overwhelmingly powerful chemical signal - a pheromone - to RUN AWAY! It makes evolutionary sense, doesn't it? Anything that stomps on cockroaches should be avoided if you are a cockroach. "
asciilifeform: aha, it
asciilifeform: in other lulz, http://startupgraveyard.io
ben_vulpes: because fucked company was never a thing
asciilifeform: hey, it Unhappened!!
ben_vulpes: complete with hamburger menu and opacity overlay
ben_vulpes: gag me with a fork
ben_vulpes: classic hn -> bitcoin-assets -> trilema conveyor belt
ben_vulpes: 1 hn comment even mentions fucked company
asciilifeform: i srsly have nfi where punkman gets the noose, for all i know he writes himself.
ben_vulpes: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=14319042 << cannot tell if troll but 4/10 notbad.tiff if so
BingoBoingo: http://www.mazepath.com/uncleal/fishies.htm
danielpbarron: i found a karaoke venue that lets me sing "offensive" songs. at some point after i finished singing one of my songs, a girl calls for my attention using my name. i don't recall what i said, but her reply was to say that i was "rude" to her. i lose interest and walk away. later on i'm outside having a smoke and she confronts me again. says she "has a bone to pick" with me about something she heard i had said to one of her male frien
deedbot: http://qntra.net/2017/05/fake-news-still-fixated-on-comey-firing-us-lamestream-media-burning-last-vestiges-of-credibility-in-confusing-c-words/ << Qntra - Fake News Still Fixated On Comey Firing: US Lamestream Media Burning Last Vestiges Of Credibility In Confusing C-Words
BingoBoingo: danielpbarron: Actual girl or Female2Mayo transperson?
danielpbarron: there were lots of questionables there, but this particular one seemed to be strictly girl
danielpbarron: her friend was kinda cute, asked me to sing a duet with her
BingoBoingo: Is that halal or haram?
danielpbarron: i obliged, even though the song was terrible and i had never done it before
BingoBoingo: Ah
danielpbarron: i did a better job of it than she did though
BingoBoingo: That's too be expected. Competence is a very lordly attribute
mircea_popescu: ahh, hanbot found a great fucking place. cabaret-restaurant.
mircea_popescu: owner is this total hottie, too.
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655048 << i'm sorry, "Delayed action radioactive magicgas" ?☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-12 02:48 asciilifeform: in other lulz, https://archive.is/gUi5K
mircea_popescu: the best korea enjoys a tenuous grasp of physics.
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655086 << yeah, ephemeral nature of us culture.☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-12 04:22 ben_vulpes: because fucked company was never a thing
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655101 << sounds like run of the mill attention whoring.☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-12 05:49 danielpbarron: i obliged, even though the song was terrible and i had never done it before
deedbot: http://trilema.com/2017/piinea-si-pizda/ << Trilema - Piinea si pizda
shinohai: http://archive.is/Jb2jR <<< /me is sorry for your loss
phf`: “First-Ever LSD Microdosing Study Will Pit the Human Brain Against AI (vice.com)”
phf`: “Ask HN: How can a front-end developer dive into machine learning?”
phf`: “Alan Kay at Startup School [video] (startupschool.org)”
phf`: “Self-Compassion Works Better Than Self-Esteem (theatlantic.com)”
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655115 << lol!! yet another gang of 'responsible!111' scum , withholding leaked docs and fellating nsa☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-12 11:25 shinohai: http://archive.is/Jb2jR <<< /me is sorry for your loss
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655107 << Rn, the most common unstable gas, kills quite slowly. the comicsl phrasing is really artifact of kr lang☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-12 06:38 mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655048 << i'm sorry, "Delayed action radioactive magicgas" ?
asciilifeform: *comical
asciilifeform: it'd be a pretty spiffy murder weapon, if you think about it. alpha emitter, doesn't show on any commonplace geiger. detectors exist, but typically folx put'em in cellars, where natural radon comes from earth
asciilifeform: and never in, say, a boat. plane.
asciilifeform: or say fella 'gotta have problems' and needs a tooth pulled. so he gets a bit of Rn in his laughing gas...
asciilifeform: then dies of hugochavez a year or so later.
asciilifeform: decays to... polonium
asciilifeform: then, couple hours and chain of short-lived liquishit later -- stable Pb.
mod6: mornin'
mircea_popescu: heya mod6
shinohai: Buenas dias Mr. P
mircea_popescu: how hoes ?
shinohai: Hoes are good lol
mircea_popescu: hehe
phf`: on mac when you search for UTC in timezones, the system helpfully offers "UTC - United Kingdom" and sets timezone to GMT. little know fact: great britain switches from GMT to BST, British Summer Time during summer months. welcome to computers!
mod6: Here are the test results on third run of FG #4: http://www.mod6.net/fg/fg-test/fg4.ent_run3.txt http://www.mod6.net/fg/fg-test/fg4.dieharder_run3.txt
mod6: onto #5 nao
asciilifeform: neato mod6
mircea_popescu: phf` not that little known, spent half hour trying to syncronize watches with uk resident engineers coupla weeks back
phf`: i'm mostly just find it fascinating how everything is broken in subtle ways
mircea_popescu: lemme tell you a story.
mircea_popescu: so, girl discovered this very promising place. in charge of it, this stunning beauty of an actress/real estate agent. you understand me ? this girl did understand you can't make it as an actress without money, but she didn't go into prostitution, or waitressing, like all others. she got herself real estate firm.
mircea_popescu: she got a nice place on the cheap no doubt -- hey, what else is the point of being in real estate ? -- and spent a year furnishing it into a concept restaurant.
mircea_popescu: she has a kitchen, an art exhibition where a young painter who was not even untalented! was working on his (really, not bad) stuff, a wine whatever, everything.
mircea_popescu: girl does not speak english, did not steal the idea. she came up with it on her own. hired actual actresses for waitstaff, they throw fits and rant around, to the unspeakable confusion of (all other) patrons.
mircea_popescu: pretty sweet set-up, wouldn't you say ?
phf`: it's nifty, i think i've seen variations on the idea, but this sounds like a solid execution
mircea_popescu: ok. now, wanna guess the subtle ways or shall i just say ?
mod6: are the guests somehow integrated into some sort of daily script?
mircea_popescu: mod6 all improv, it's the 2010s after all.
mod6: ahh.
mod6: cool
mircea_popescu: but i belittled and insulted the mousy brunette playing the ocd type, we had a lot of fun.
phf`: i'm not sure how you can subtly fuck up that one
mircea_popescu: ha!
mircea_popescu: 1. the restaurant was unvented. if you went on the loft above of it, you could thouroughly smell it. so would your clothes if you spent enough there -- such as, time for a meal.
mircea_popescu: utterly noob mistake. i've owned restaurants enough to know you build the whole fucking kitchen around the vent, first you put that in then you places the stoves. how's she to know and how's she to guess ?
mircea_popescu: 2. the new-age-y dood handling the wine was offewring wine icecreams. fabulous, really. all vegan, he informed us insistently -- coconut base. they really did taste good.
mircea_popescu: what did he do ?
phf`: opened a bottle, used it a little bit, corked it again, to use again later?
mircea_popescu: lol. no see, he's not fucking braindamaged. he's just excited and means well.
mircea_popescu: he put salt in. chunks, not flakes or anything. i fished out half dozen pea sized rocks of salt.
phf`: ugh, i'm not sure which one's worse
mircea_popescu: i pointed out to him he's not supposed to do that, salt is terrible for your health. he explained it's hymalayan rock salt, has no fluoride, is all good for health.
phf`: ahaha
mircea_popescu: i asked him why he put it in though, he explained "to neutralize the bla bla bla".
mircea_popescu: see ?
mircea_popescu: this is my point, wrapped up : it's not even conspiraci , not in the general sense.
mircea_popescu: it's the well meaning ignorance that conspires to fuck people's shit up.
mircea_popescu: yet another aspect of that endless "your own head is your first and only enemy".
mircea_popescu: subtle flaws, because nobody has any books and the masters all went to boring island and are sitting there fishing all day or i dunno wtf.
phf`: there's too many places to name that fuck up the whole vent thing. there's a small cafe next to my apartment that i can't go to because they don't have exhaust. but i think it's a general "oh we need to cook? i'm going to replicate my mom's kitchen". at least they now all get proper stoves, probably after watching cooking shows where fire goes "woosh" when it's cooking
mircea_popescu: heh
mircea_popescu: moreover, they get proper stoves because they can't get shitty stoves anywhere.
mircea_popescu: that's where the whole "upgrade or die" software nonsense comes from/
mircea_popescu: if the eu hadn't made it illegal, people'd still drive 1950 cars around the eu. like you know, smog filled paris. what, his car did the smog ?
mircea_popescu: but since bad venting you needn't get anywhere specifically, they still have it.
diana_coman knows people who LIKE the smell/to smell of food; I'm quite sure they know also what hunger means - firsthand as it were, even if in their past rather than present
mircea_popescu: if supermarkets offered the old, hand cranked washing machine, there'd be households with the handcranked washing machine. and blogs dedicated to how it's better. and so forth.
mircea_popescu: diana_coman let's distingush "smell of food" as in ie mp cooks for three and "smell of kitchen", as in, restaurant. it's not the smell of any specific food just like the sewer is not the smell of any specific ass. yes some people like some asses, but that's as far as it goes.
phf`: diana_coman: i think smell of food is different in home kitchen vs industrial kitchen like at a restuarant
mircea_popescu: right.
phf`: oils and other particles are carried by constant steam, accumulate on surfaces, start catching dust and dirt particles, etc. it's straight up unhygienic.
diana_coman: makes some sense; to me though "smell of food" is fine as long as it's more like flavour of thing on the plate, NOT smell from the kitchen ; those people like that smell from the kitchen; admittedly it's still not industrial so yeah, there is something there
mircea_popescu: yeah. basically it's large scale fat distillation. might as well sit atop a refinery tower.
mircea_popescu: phf` is there a ru equiv of the "ciorba de spalatoare" ro concept ? dishcloth borscht ?
phf`: ahaha, that's a great metaphor. i think somebody, possibly Gogol had some similarly visceral imagery, but i don't remember it as a phrase
mircea_popescu: eyah, somehow teh socialist masquerading as co-op-ist isn't quite prepared for a) his nonsense to be readily identified, "rock soup, rly?" and b) the obvious "just make sure it's not dishcloth borscht" ready counter.
mircea_popescu: i guess somehow the obvious got unhappened in all languages because why would they wanna think of such things!
asciilifeform: hey, americans rediscovered it : dishwasher ( i shit thee not ) fish.
mircea_popescu: koi ?
asciilifeform: no, as method of preparation
mircea_popescu: (i have azn friend who likes trying to bother me. feigned surprise at how we here in the decadent west let the toilet water go to waste, when we could raise a koi in there. jsut think alf! millions of toilets! tons of carp!)
mircea_popescu: significantly helped by the fact that carp is, in romanian, crap. literally. you can buy "icre de crap" ie crap roe.
shinohai: That sounds disgusting.
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform wait, wut ?!
mircea_popescu: shinohai when you realise that's what it does whether in the toilet or not, you will... shit bricks and pellets of fishfood.
asciilifeform: !~google dishwasher fish
jhvh1: asciilifeform: Can You Really Cook Salmon in a Dishwasher ? | Kitchn: <http://www.thekitchn.com/can-you-really-cook-salmon-in-a-dishwasher-putting-tips-to-the-test-in-the-kitchn-218048>; 5 Foods You Can Cook in Your Dishwasher ... if You Dare | HuffPost: <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-stir/dishwasher-cooking_b_3605859.html>; Dishwasher Salmon with a Piquant Dill Sauce Recipe | Bob Blumer ...: (1 more message)
mircea_popescu: oh for fucks sake
phf`: come to think of it the whole exhaust in the kitchen applies to other cases where exhaust is mandatory: i like the small of soldering rosin or the smell of freshly sawed wood, but i wouldn't want to spend much time in a workshop that doesn't have an exhaust. and you have similar failure mode: "come all to work on projects!" hackerspaces notoriously don't have exhaust
mircea_popescu: yep!
mircea_popescu: dude, who the fuck cooks salmon in the first place.
asciilifeform: phf`: laser cutter is absolute champ in this regard. 'smells like fireplace, like home!' and then somebody puts in plastic sheet...
mircea_popescu: hah
mircea_popescu: vinyl hopefully
asciilifeform: gasenwagen, hcn
asciilifeform: and goodbye to the - 500 $ - optics
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655115 << for the record there's ~nothing there. "oh, project rife with the kind of complex math". save me rwanda, they're gonna dekulakize math now.☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-12 11:25 shinohai: http://archive.is/Jb2jR <<< /me is sorry for your loss
mircea_popescu: While the documents describes an incredibly powerful code-breaking project, according to what hacker and computer researcher Andrew "Bunnie" Huang told The Intercept, if you're using the latest encryption, you don't have anything to worry about. "Even if [WindsorGreen] gave a 100x advantage in cracking strength, it's a pittance compared to the additional strength conferred by going from say, 1024-bit RSA to 4096-bit RSA or go
mircea_popescu: ing from SHA-1 to SHA-256."At least when it comes to this venture. Who knows what's currently being developed?
mircea_popescu: who even writes this obscurantist claptrap ?
asciilifeform: same folx who find nsa dox and hide'em
mircea_popescu: eh get out.
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655122 << so what, they're going to hide a gassed wine cellar in the guy's immediate proximity for 6 months ?☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-12 13:24 asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655107 << Rn, the most common unstable gas, kills quite slowly. the comicsl phrasing is really artifact of kr lang
asciilifeform: Rn has no smell
mircea_popescu: so ?
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655128 << eh get out, he'd have to have 5k tooth pulled.☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-12 13:27 asciilifeform: then dies of hugochavez a year or so later.
asciilifeform: pit in his air conditioning etc
mircea_popescu: yes, but you will need grams not micrograms of the stuff.
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: i suspect you are thinking of ~natural~ Rn concentration
mircea_popescu: pure pressurized rn container is a handling hazard.
asciilifeform: which is, yes, a 'decades' death
asciilifeform: hey, phosgen is also 'handling hazard'
asciilifeform: so wat.
mircea_popescu: yes well i don't see that many phosgene to ac unit cia goons out there combing the streets.
asciilifeform: see many other kinds ?
mircea_popescu: you put it on the dood's ac, for all you know you cure his coloitis and little girl next door delivers twin puppies.
asciilifeform: year ain't 1940, we know what alpha in lung does.
mircea_popescu: we know what it might do.
mircea_popescu: some people -- immune. most people -- lucky.
asciilifeform: nobody immune, lol. no more than to bullet.
mircea_popescu: even to that, there's the occasional mobster walking away from gunfight with dozen holes in hide.
mircea_popescu: o hey check it out, angelo musitano bit it last week.
asciilifeform: try1x10^12 little holes.
asciilifeform: in dna.
deedbot: http://trilema.com/2017/las-moiras/ << Trilema - Las Moiras
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655211 << incidentally there is no particular reason why that particular 'acre of cray' couldn't be the nsa mining farm.☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-12 15:14 mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-12#1655115 << for the record there's ~nothing there. "oh, project rife with the kind of complex math". save me rwanda, they're gonna dekulakize math now.
mircea_popescu: sure.
asciilifeform: http://archive.is/dHG0g >> '56MB... dram per asic' << seems like they hedged, 'what if litecoin wins', lol
asciilifeform: ( leaked slide circa 2014 )
mircea_popescu: eh, tjwatson.
mircea_popescu: wtf is that "us citizens only" bs anyway.
asciilifeform: ad hoc classification marking ( private corp in usa does not use official ones when not working in Official compartment )
asciilifeform: analogous to 'official use only' usg marking.
mircea_popescu: ~equivalent to tumblr ho scribbling "for hot males only" on her snatch pix. rly ?
asciilifeform: all it means is that leak is in breach of nda, but not seekrits act (or whatever they called it)
asciilifeform: and that (theoretically) any middle manager who hooks up indian slave to $project, is to be sacked
mircea_popescu: what, they give usians a nda to sign at birth, along with all the ssn papers and whatnot ?
asciilifeform: ibm employees, presumably
asciilifeform: thing was purportedly an internal doc.
mircea_popescu: lmao, wait, wait, they dun want any actually productive zeks touching it ?
mircea_popescu: wtf, the "this will never be finished" designation ?
asciilifeform: aryans only!!
asciilifeform: fwiw, unlike 20yrs ago, ~everyone who slaves in these corps is citizen, they made it very easy to get
mircea_popescu: afaik
mircea_popescu: course, everyone who is citizen has little interest to actually put in any work, can jsut get the freebies and coast.
asciilifeform: ~all you need is to hang around in usa for 5y, and not in jail
mircea_popescu: ~same as argentina.
asciilifeform: ( in contrast with, e.g., jp, or ch, where you gotta get letters of introduction, endorsement from president, etc. ritual )
asciilifeform: ( in usa you can also pay $maxint and get passport same day. but not really applicable to workerbees. )
mircea_popescu: in other lulz, apparently the last foreigner to obtain chinese citizenship was some russian broad in 1964
asciilifeform: see also thread http://btcbase.org/log/2014-06-19#724294 .☝︎
a111: Logged on 2014-06-19 02:30 asciilifeform: chinese 'WoT' (like in other asian nations) is very heavily tilted in direction of blood relation
phf`: got spam that might appeal to both BingoBoingo and danielpbarron http://wotpaste.cascadianhacker.com/pastes/tYQ0o/?raw=true
mircea_popescu: aand in other lulz : local kid superstore sells slingshots in valupacks.
asciilifeform: lol of what are they made ? sugar ?
asciilifeform: such that kid needs >1
mircea_popescu: pvc, looks like.
mircea_popescu: but kid needs >1 for the obvious reason.
asciilifeform: also whoever heard of kid ~buying~ slingshot
asciilifeform: did mircea_popescu ever ~buy~ his ?
mircea_popescu: well there is that.
mircea_popescu: what we did was inflitrate army depot, cut off rubber belts off gas masks, attach to wood Y.
mircea_popescu: epic slingshots, prolly drew 50N
asciilifeform: asciilifeform had rubber from tourniquets ( medical folx in family, had ~infinite supply )
mircea_popescu: aaa
mircea_popescu: nice.
mircea_popescu: anyway, reason i didn't buy is because the commies didn't sell. otherwise -- money, had.
asciilifeform: imho boy oughta make things with own hands, when possible
mircea_popescu: tourniquet'd have prolly been even better. that thick orange-ish tube huh ?
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform not so. if you do with own hands whenever possible, how are you to ever meet any girls ?
asciilifeform: 'measure in all things' (tm)(r)
asciilifeform: and yes the orange tube.
pete_dushenski: 999.995 kb block mined by f2pool at heigh 466100. tight fit.
pete_dushenski: height*
asciilifeform: quite a few of these, pete_dushenski
pete_dushenski: asciilifeform: 998 and 999.9, yes.
mircea_popescu: meanwhile in a UN refugee camp near you, http://68.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lymp8b5sNM1qlne6uo1_1280.jpg
asciilifeform: lol in what camp are there white chix.
mircea_popescu: oh right.
pete_dushenski: BingoBoingo: http://p.bvulpes.com/pastes/Qqg75/?raw=true
BingoBoingo: phf`: ty
BingoBoingo: pete_dushenski: ty