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mircea_popescu: in other things the world was not ready for, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4oYO13ezHI
deedbot: http://qntra.net/2017/05/fiat-ram-trucks-may-smash-their-operators/ << Qntra - Fiat Ram Trucks May Smash Their Operators
phf`: i have a very what's the word straight? romanian coworker. i like to periodically send some of the things i glean through mircea_popescu about romanian this guy's way. just to watch his reaction.
mircea_popescu: lel
mircea_popescu: there is no romanian in there, though. fat guy is a popular gypsy singer, the ~only actual word in his speech would be "carolina" which is only romanian inasmuch "o iubesc pe carolina, e o fata din carpati, are ochii ca si marea si-i frumoasa ca o stea, o carolina lina lina carolina cha cha cha" etc 30 yo kid rhymes.
phf`: apparently something called manele. i was wondering why it sounded vaguely iranian, vaguely turkish
mircea_popescu: ~because it is.
mircea_popescu: but, since we're doing romanian gypsies : here's what the equivalent of that us army strategist dude has to say about things and matters : http://earonovich.blogspot.com/ ( http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~eddiea/ )
mircea_popescu: anyone recall the dude ? square jawed dork, committed some amusing points re "interdicting uninterdictable comms" and other "us army ra ra ra!!" lulz.
phf`: i'm going to play this at the office, to confuse both romanians and the iranians https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjLSZ-K0kog
asciilifeform: dafuq is that nonsense
asciilifeform: ~contentfree
mircea_popescu: this is how the civillians think, alfie.
asciilifeform: think?!
asciilifeform: i can't distinguish subj from shannonizer output
mircea_popescu: phf` tbh, there are two items very popular in mp household. 1 is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-unZ6sUEio the other's https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ulinu-_FYc
phf`: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXO2QtjixaM
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform yet he's ~in charge of the idf sikrit projects to maff and stuff.
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: american tradition -- generals who can't count to 7, even moar 'in charge' aha
mircea_popescu: not a general. check out his tau homepage, even has pic.
asciilifeform: 1 level below : are found the folx who can count.
mircea_popescu: phf` your evidently good taste ensures you'll make friends fast in bucharest! bamboo awaits you!
asciilifeform: !#s chowdhry
a111: 14 results for "chowdhry", http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=chowdhry
asciilifeform: ^ the prototype for these
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform amusingly, the dude's not even stupid. but this notion that not being stupid suffices to think is not unlike the notion that... well... everything else.
phf`: i'm not even sure my office is ready for this. i kind of want to open a hookah bar with really bad rail drinks and bottle service just so that i can play that stuff on TVs
mircea_popescu: eh, why'd you open something in shittyland. come to cr, open here.
phf`: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTQGNxK7FUE
mircea_popescu: o hey check it out, "rakata" actually caught lexical value somehow.
phf`: it's like a mixture of all the oh-i-remember-this-was-popular chav styles from across the world
phf`: *genres
mircea_popescu: the reason being that there's a whole troop of intellectuals who missed their web development calling and instead of sitting on compuer all day checking out what's new in rust they just collate crap from across the youtube.
mircea_popescu: the piine si pizda crew.
mircea_popescu: very much 90s/2000s item though. the following generation found the normal path to ibm alcatel oracle etc.
mircea_popescu: phf` fwiw styles is actually right. arguaby chavery is a genre.
mircea_popescu: ou sont les mantas d'antan!
phf`: ahaha, computer has been taken over, girl learned a new dance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5VqQjVExTU
mircea_popescu: lmao
mircea_popescu: what is, goat flapper ?
mircea_popescu: the lyrics include gems such as "so the whole world sees you're the most unique" &c
mircea_popescu: uniquated, i guess. what he says dun actually exist.
mircea_popescu: there's also something about 1k hp producing a lot of pleasure or somesuch.
mircea_popescu: 3/4 mw, imagine the old fart.
ben_vulpes: back a few branches, on the topic of dudes who would rather be in jail: http://katu.com/news/local/police-man-found-masturbating-vigorously-says-he-did-it-because-he-hates-portland
ben_vulpes: relatitties: http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2016/03/17/elderly-inmates-burden-state-prisons
ben_vulpes: god bless mandatory minimums. incarcerate 'em all and let dementia sort 'em out.
mircea_popescu: heh
mircea_popescu: prisons have this very interesting fermentive effect for democracies. basically, it's easy enough to pretend like "our democracy" while the bread's still flowing ; once that stops, as it always does -- suddenly it's impossible for the "our democracy" pretense to insulate itself from the authoritatian restructuring the prison drives into society.
mircea_popescu: maintaining "our democracy" compatible prisons is too expensive ; not maitaining them produces the sops problem, which is a surer "democracy" solvent than austrian painters named adolf.
mircea_popescu: and yes, "democracy" is in quotes because it has no substance, can at most ever be a varnish and no more.
mircea_popescu: meanwhile at the baths, https://68.media.tumblr.com/4a437b867b57301a545f83f9bba377fc/tumblr_n5ewhvgrop1qbszyeo1_500.gif
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: i won't be surprised if the prisoners become 'pioneering volunteers' for 'assisted suicide'
asciilifeform: though so far even this obvious pill is ,in typical usg style, being done in reverse -- srsly, they banned smoking in prison!
asciilifeform: ( iirc one d00d even sued, declaring that this ban amounted to an extrajudicial prolongation of his sentence. but unsurprisingly 0 result )
mircea_popescu: heh
asciilifeform: in other tbtf : https://archive.is/mQ4Uq
asciilifeform: 'The Japanese government is considering providing state-backed aid to Toshiba’s memory business, amounting to near partial nationalisation, to prevent it falling into Chinese or South Korean hands...'
mircea_popescu: heh
mircea_popescu gets a "heh" card
asciilifeform slowly ironing the ugly out of 'P' stack machine
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> and yes, "democracy" is in quotes because it has no substance, can at most ever be a varnish and no more. << Nah, varnish does have some substance. More like Xylene
mircea_popescu: meanwhile in soviet prison, https://68.media.tumblr.com/cc9e312b8967c99c3ab3ecfe00cb81b3/tumblr_nkhaxd0ona1u5ddqjo2_500.gif
shinohai: A good morning golden shower
mircea_popescu: hygiene first and foremost!
asciilifeform: lol, spurs?!
shinohai: Cavalry unit!
asciilifeform: in other lulz, https://archive.is/IYyth << last snapshot before banned
asciilifeform: in even other lulz, recall when nsa published ( no one knew why, nobody sane would use ) two stream ciphers, couplea yrs ago. well : https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/382
mircea_popescu: usg.nsa business is not the sane.
asciilifeform: the simon and speck thing was egregiously funny because they were published 'for lulz', 'maybe someone will pick up this toy', rather than mandated somewhere ☟︎
asciilifeform: ( it was a thing hat had never happened, prior or since )
asciilifeform: *that had
mircea_popescu: ithought dsa started life this way.
mircea_popescu: by the time i'm typing . )).). you know the current article's gonna be involved
asciilifeform: dsa was a decree thing, 'standard', not a 'for lulz'
mircea_popescu: only after some uptake no ?
asciilifeform: crippled elgamal, patented by usg.
deedbot: http://trilema.com/2017/the-gypo-singer-the-whorish-language-and-the-remains-of-their-encounter/ << Trilema - The gypo singer, the whorish language, and the remains of their encounter.
asciilifeform: !~later tell mircea_popescu http://wotpaste.cascadianhacker.com/pastes/PrfuI/?raw=true
jhvh1: asciilifeform: The operation succeeded.
asciilifeform: elsewhere, http://trilema.com/2017/the-gypo-singer-the-whorish-language-and-the-remains-of-their-encounter/#comment-122027 .
asciilifeform: yet elsewhere, https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_tls4FXYAAztc6.jpg << when will microshit be charged, and gates - executed ?
BingoBoingo: !~ticker --market all
jhvh1: BingoBoingo: Bitstamp BTCUSD last: 1725.78, vol: 15674.17228575 | BTC-E BTCUSD last: 1697.499, vol: 10221.1049 | Bitfinex BTCUSD last: 1775.7, vol: 22993.33403971 | BTCChina BTCUSD last: 1534.634451, vol: 13608.20470000 | Kraken BTCUSD last: 1734.0, vol: 8062.51648285 | Volume-weighted last average: 1702.025386
BingoBoingo: ^ If this is what "OMG CRASHING" has become...
mircea_popescu: once the soviets.
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform what's the damage ?
asciilifeform: which
mircea_popescu: hm.
Framedragger: http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2017/05/rejection-letter.html
Framedragger: ^ relevant (yes i know stross is not really liked here, but this was ~ok)
asciilifeform: a good laugh
deedbot: http://trilema.com/2017/minte-ma-frumos/ << Trilema - Minte-ma frumos
asciilifeform: in other accidentally-found-bits-of-90s-style-not-wholly-liquishit-www , http://jimshomeplanet.com/lensglue.html
asciilifeform: ( http://jimshomeplanet.com << whole thing pretty interesting. )
asciilifeform: found it while looking for transmission spectrum of 'norland-61', of which asciilifeform was about to uncork a small vial.
danielpbarron: asciilifeform, got the shirts! ty :D
asciilifeform: congrats danielpbarron !
asciilifeform: in other lulz, 'FedEx experienced interference with some of our systems which caused disruptions to the FedEx Express Memphis Hub sort operations. We immediately implemented contingency plans to minimize the impact to our customers. We regret any inconvenience this has caused.'
asciilifeform: aahahahaha,
asciilifeform: 'WASHINGTON FedEx said on Friday it was experiencing issues with some of its Microsoft Corp Windows systems in relation to a global cyber attack that had disrupted hospitals in England and infected computers in dozens of other countries around the world. "Like many other companies, FedEx is experiencing interference with some of our Windows-based systems caused by malware," a spokeswoman said in a statement. "We are implementing reme
asciilifeform: diation steps as quickly as possible."'
asciilifeform: Run Moar Winblowz.
asciilifeform: and holyfuq, the norland thing took almost hour of uv to cure, vs the advertised 10sec ☟︎
asciilifeform: i suspect it is because lamp -- was weak ( i used PROM zeroizer with the tray ripped out )
BingoBoingo: lol
asciilifeform: supposedly also cures in 10min of sunlight
asciilifeform: but asciilifeform has not seem sunlight in ~week, rain season
asciilifeform: in other not-quite-news, http://btcbase.org/log/2014-01-20#450012 >>>> https://www.thorlabs.com/newgrouppage9.cfm?objectgroup_id=5750 << not even mega-expensive ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2014-01-20 05:24 asciilifeform: indium tin oxide is conductive. and transparent.
mircea_popescu: lol poor danielpbarron was waiting for shirts for like a year
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform definitely NOT you know, "we're thropwinfg windows in the dumpster"
mircea_popescu: plenty of "oh, everyone ELSE affected". now tell me fedex is a ... private company, not a usg agency. because that's totally how private companies communicate, and absolutely not how the soviet agencies speak.
asciilifeform: i dunno that there are private-companies in usa above cafe size
mircea_popescu: obama pretty much nationalized the economy.
mircea_popescu: and nobody's talking about it outside the republic, either.
mircea_popescu: then again, the notion anyone is actually talking about anything outside the republic is a little luzy, in the vein of talking sheep. ☟︎
asciilifeform: in historic lulz, http://www.cryptomuseum.com/covert/bugs/opec/index.htm
asciilifeform: speaking of which, i wonder if they'd like a FUCKGOATS.
mircea_popescu: ask
asciilifeform: incidentally asciilifeform's last ask, just like the N-1 asks before, resulted in 0
asciilifeform: ( baikal mips )
asciilifeform: underscores, really, http://btcbase.org/log/2017-05-13#1655418 . ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-05-13 22:35 mircea_popescu: then again, the notion anyone is actually talking about anything outside the republic is a little luzy, in the vein of talking sheep.
mircea_popescu: meanwhile, at the well behaved girls' finishing school, http://68.media.tumblr.com/0d3fec61b46aa3d62e5faf29f40c7974/tumblr_nlhjcoy4ay1tptpcdo1_500.gif
asciilifeform: lol! shoe-dildo?!
asciilifeform: does mircea_popescu own one??
mircea_popescu: it tingles if you rub it.
mircea_popescu: it's called frottage asciilifeform , there's no dildo.
asciilifeform: eh.
asciilifeform: where's the sport in that.
mircea_popescu: how do you get your shine ?
trinque: trb has been running on this apu2 for about 20min, ~100k blox
trinque: msata ssd seems notbad.jpg
asciilifeform: trinque: which make of ssd didja use ?
mircea_popescu: sounds about right for the first 100k