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anniez: uh so i registered with my keybase public gpg key. should i remove and redo ?
anniez: and do it better ?
mircea_popescu: yeah.
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-05#1878606 << what was wrong with printing http://trilema.com/2015/strategy-for-the-antisocial-struggle/ or http://trilema.com/2017/the-universal-plan-for-wealth/ or http://trilema.com/2013/the-gentlemen-prefer-coeds-club/ or http://trilema.com/2015/a-blast-from-the-past-or-the-molotov-cocktail-guide-this-is-how-you-win/ etcetera ? ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2018-12-05 22:22 l0de: "THIS PRINTER NEEDS EMERGENCY SERVICE PLEASE CALL #"
mircea_popescu: just whose side are you on, exactly ?
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: prolly the http://btcbase.org/log/2017-12-22#1756992 side ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-12-22 17:18 weevlos: trinque: we are a media publication. our power and capital comes from the number of visitors we have to the site. we aim to transform through culture. if normal people cannot visit our site we are not accomplishing our goal
l0de: spoken by a sad little man
l0de: RIP
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform depending on his answer ima -1 "advertised the wrong thing".
asciilifeform: wild folx screaming into the wilderness with no rhyme or reason ☟︎
mircea_popescu: man, reading ye olde trilemas is such a pleasure. really amassed over the years.
mircea_popescu: !!balance
deedbot: http://p.bvulpes.com/pastes/n0exo/?raw=true
mircea_popescu: !!ledger
deedbot: http://p.bvulpes.com/pastes/WW9qd/?raw=true
l0de: !!balance
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-03#1877931 << this is confirmed ftr. ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2018-12-03 15:14 mod6: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-03#1877917 << If this is regarding payment for the 9.5k wFF, I sent payment at the beginning of November, Sir: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-10-30#1867587 << >> http://btcbase.org/log/2018-11-01#1868263
mircea_popescu: speaking of http://btcbase.org/log/2018-09-23#1853297 : there's an amusing parallel between the lulzcourt of http://btcbase.org/log/2018-11-05#1869594 "re-habilitating trotsky", and a very similar device "re-habilitating" gilles de rais, joan of arc's imago in medieval france. now that one actually http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-01#1877727 ☝︎☝︎☝︎☟︎
a111: Logged on 2018-09-23 22:14 asciilifeform: there's a reason they try to set up 'fucked 17yo' for these, it is a kind of gold standard, rather like the old 'trotskyite counter-revolutionary activity', tends to put a cork in all discussion in derposphere by harnessing the healthy hatred for podesta-style pedo, insta-alchemizes accusation into 'guilt', etc
a111: Logged on 2018-11-05 16:27 mircea_popescu: amusingly enough, there's actually two distinguishable pantsuit trends to this day, a mystagogical cvasi-elitism spawned from boas and a mechanicistic mammie-ism visibly spawned off dewey.
a111: Logged on 2018-12-01 23:41 asciilifeform: i'm prolly the wrong fella to do it tho, very much not unbiased, i'll still like the character even if time machine supplies incontrovertible proof that he was a cannibal and ate hot chix erry morning for breakfast
mircea_popescu: this thing was some shit to behold, a "grandmaster of masonic lodge" plus some ex-unesco http://trilema.com/2017/in-case-you-were-wondering-where-all-the-worthless-nuland-drones-ended-up/ , ex government ministers, assorted http://trilema.com/2013/the-sops-or-what-might-you-expect-from-government-clerks/ and other nexi of gross malignant incompetence got together and declared "how things should be", free from any involvement
mircea_popescu: from, eg, someone who had a fucking clue about medieval history AT ALL.
mircea_popescu: !!up anniez
deedbot: anniez voiced for 30 minutes.
mircea_popescu: hey trinque, does !!register <newykey> and decripting otp work to replace old key with new ? or is it hand-cranked ?
BingoBoingo: In other news, some kid up in Salto became the first case of Leishmaniasis in Uruguay
mircea_popescu: ew.
BingoBoingo: Thankfully Salto is about as far from me as possible in Uruguay, but...
mircea_popescu: leprosy lite.
BingoBoingo: yeah
BingoBoingo: But will the Uruguayos stop being poor and start pressure washing the Pichis off the street? I have my doubts until the redditbags start inflating
mircea_popescu: nfi what that has to do with anything, sandflies aren't bum driven
BingoBoingo: If they can't clean up bums, I have my doubts they can clean up the sandflies
BingoBoingo: If the bums got "derechos humanos" the sandflies gotta have "derechos sandflies"
mircea_popescu: some places had success with nightly plowhing of beaches.
mircea_popescu: those places are large, rich, landlocked countries with small shorelines. not poor new world/africa shitholes with more beach than real estate.
BingoBoingo: Beaches in Montevideo get plowed, but not nightly. Salto's not much of a beach town. More of a hot springs town. On the Uruguay river rather than the big one
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-06#1878666 << iirc that lulzfest hinged on a 'cui bono' ( the folx who nailed de rais got to eat his estate ) , i can't picture what else tho ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2018-12-06 00:50 mircea_popescu: speaking of http://btcbase.org/log/2018-09-23#1853297 : there's an amusing parallel between the lulzcourt of http://btcbase.org/log/2018-11-05#1869594 "re-habilitating trotsky", and a very similar device "re-habilitating" gilles de rais, joan of arc's imago in medieval france. now that one actually http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-01#1877727
asciilifeform: gotta wonder what made him an attractive figure to'em for 'rehabilitation' tho
asciilifeform: iirc d00d was an early specimen of the 'how to become millionaire? start as billionaire!' dynamic, rather than mega-hero
mircea_popescu: eh, there's this http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-06#1878657 "search for republic on own terms", "gilles WOULD HAVE SEEN MY TRUE WORTH!!!" nonsense. ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2018-12-06 00:10 asciilifeform: wild folx screaming into the wilderness with no rhyme or reason
mircea_popescu: it's often enough how http://btcbase.org/log/2014-07-19#761494 items found themselves in lordship positions cope with the obvious disparity between ability and necessity -- find some "jesus would understand me" icon to http://btcbase.org/log/2018-11-28#1875661 ☝︎☝︎
a111: Logged on 2014-07-19 03:16 mircea_popescu: so, this poor unfortunate soul found herself living her parent's dream : an assistant professor! at the prestigious ubb no less!
a111: Logged on 2018-11-28 01:35 trinque: drug users (see: g_l) do this, go around declaring doctrines like lisplinux-chimera god and inventing pegleg rituals of devotion to her
mircea_popescu: "the republic with dead mp", as it were. i fail to see the difference between trotskite dewey, derais-ite cowley, or wtf was that lulzy irc channel...
mircea_popescu: http://trilema.com/2016/cat-vorg-adnotated/ !
mircea_popescu: this particular dig excavated some rather interesting ancient lulz. 1. the fetlife of 2013! http://btcbase.org/log/2013-11-16#380915 ; 2. http://trilema.com/2014/dial-1-646-480-0703-for-bitcoin/ << the http://btcbase.org/log/2018-10-12#1860897 of 2014! 3. http://trilema.com/2014/the-irc-world-is-a-big-but-very-flat-place/ << the http://trilema.com/2018/so-whats-out-there/ of 2014! ☝︎☝︎
a111: Logged on 2013-11-16 18:59 mircea_popescu: "I am an executive assistant by profession, but I have worked as a stripper and escort in the US."
a111: Logged on 2018-10-12 16:20 mircea_popescu: fancy that, mod6 , tbf now has 0800 number.
mircea_popescu: holy shit the patience i had back in 2016. and good fucking riddance.
mats: my apologies for the delayed report. i attempted the esp8266 experiment with a rigol ds1054z, only to discover the standard probe isn't sensitive enough
mats: after some false starts, i've made arrangements to briefly return to hk in the spring and begin the process to acquire a permanent id card, after applying for the right to abode, which should have no issues as i was born there
mats: i also expect to have no issues acquiring a tw passport, and will be available for republican business if its asked of me
mats: flights are surprisingly cheap, LAX to HKG nonstop (roundtrip) is ~$500
mats: once i have my tw passport, i will be able to apply for an MTP (mainland travel permit), which will allow for 90d stays in china proper
mircea_popescu: o nice mats
mats: i believe there is an equivalent for hk, but my intentions are to stay in tw, due to familial contacts in the area, as well as comparatively lower cost of living
mircea_popescu: tw works just fine. say when you got the mtp thing, i suspect we'll have some t for you to do.
mats: will do
feedbot: http://ossasepia.com/2018/12/06/smg-comms-chapter-11-arbitrary-size-of-public-exponent/ << Ossasepia -- SMG Comms Chapter 11: Arbitrary Size of Public Exponent
diana_coman: asciilifeform, phf I've signed ch4 and ch5 of ffa: http://ossasepia.com/reference-code-shelf/#selection-555.0-593.39
asciilifeform: ty diana_coman ! will roll these into ch14.
asciilifeform: trinque: deedbot down ?
trinque: ...wtf all of a sudden
trinque: thanks asciilifeform
feedbot: http://qntra.net/2018/12/ransomware-cracking-guy-turns-out-to-be-ransomware-markup-and-payment-guy/ << Qntra -- Ransomware Cracking Guy Turns Out To Be Ransomware Markup And Payment Guy
feedbot: http://qntra.net/2018/12/canadian-law-enforcement-abduct-huawei-cfo-for-not-giving-a-shit-about-us-sanction-on-iran/ << Qntra -- Canadian "Law Enforcement" Abduct Huawei CFO For Not Giving A Shit About US Sanction On Iran
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: s/Ergodan/Erdogan
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: ty fxd
mircea_popescu: o.O
BingoBoingo: Ya'rly
mircea_popescu: 19th centuries "wars" (in the don pacifico or agadir crisis sense) were started for less.
mircea_popescu: chinese fleet bombarding san francisco harbor >1% probable.
BingoBoingo: China's already talking with aggression. No archive links to English language publications for misrepresenting the abduction as a kidnapping across the board.
BingoBoingo: *adbuction as an arrest
BingoBoingo: s/kidnapping/arrest
asciilifeform: they lifted him from beijing forbidden palace or wat
BingoBoingo: Lifted her from Canada
asciilifeform: .. or is this yet another 'walk-in client'
BingoBoingo: Girl was doing business stuff in Canada, and then Canada kidnapped her for extradition to New York
asciilifeform: aa lol so -- walk-in
mircea_popescu: generally children end up spanked through this process where they fail to adjust their delusional ideas of the world fast enough. ☟︎
mircea_popescu: us in prime position for some.
asciilifeform: ( http://btcbase.org/log/2017-10-18#1726231 << oblig ) ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2017-10-18 17:54 asciilifeform: ( 'stierlitz walked on the streets of berlin. mueller recognized that he was a soviet spy, but not because of the ppsh machinepistol clumsily slung across his shoulder, and not because of the parachute he dragged behind him, but because of the maker tag on his waistcoat, 'bolshevikess', which in typical russian slopiness had not been torn off.'
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform nothing like that.
mircea_popescu: the cookie didn't "walk in" the cookie jar. the cookie sat in the cookie jar where it belongs, and the future spankee stuck his hand in.
feedbot: http://trilema.com/2018/qntra-sqntr-november-2018-statement/ << Trilema -- Qntra (S.QNTR) November 2018 Statement
asciilifeform: maybe i'm out of date on subj, but iirc unless yer sitting in an embassy, yer subject to local lol-enforcement
mircea_popescu: shares added also.
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform the "united states" is not a sovereign.
asciilifeform: somebody give washington the memo, i think they missed
mircea_popescu: hence http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-06#1878733 ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2018-12-06 19:01 mircea_popescu: generally children end up spanked through this process where they fail to adjust their delusional ideas of the world fast enough.
mircea_popescu: argentina went through ~same cycle with faulklands.
asciilifeform: is this 1st time they stole a cn brass ?
asciilifeform: ( i dun recall a previous , but asciilifeform does not actively follow subj )
BingoBoingo: I believe it is the 1st time they stole one from this China
BingoBoingo: At least for such a petty reason
BingoBoingo: They caught and released another for sex in Minnesota http://qntra.net/2018/09/chinese-billionaire-richard-liu-arrested-and-released-in-minnesota-over-vague-sex-allegations/
BingoBoingo: But not as brassy, and dude did go to the Somaliland of Minnesota probably expecting to visit Nordic America
mircea_popescu: previous attempt of something like this was probably aafia siddiqui. it ~cost them afghanistan, in any practical sense.
mircea_popescu: china isn't afghanistan, of course.
mircea_popescu: nor is 2018 anything like 2008.
feedbot: http://danielpbarron.com/2018/yours-is-right-here-enjoy-it-while-it-lasts/ << Daniel P. Barron -- yours is right here, enjoy it while it lasts
lobbes: I just made a tiny fix to auctionbot. Everything seems to be working well and I don't anticipate any problems. Still, I'll be around for the rest of today in case there are.
lobbes: (for the curious: I had overlooked the fact that when a "buy" type auction ends the usual messaging (e.g. "...Item SOLD to Person for...") had to change to reflect this (i.e. had to change it to "...Item SOLD --by-- Person for..."))
lobbes wonders if this is actually a bug in the english language. Closest word I could think of to denote both "to/by" was "via", but that does not really work in this case
mircea_popescu: imo it's a feature.
lobbes: yeah, on second thought ambiguity in a language is not really a good thing huh
mircea_popescu: in other lulz, https://www.didntdoitbailbonds.com/services/
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: i have one of these coupla blox from my street. they tend to cluster around courthouses , 1 or 2 for small city one, up to dozen around a major
mircea_popescu: yeah, common enough. i find the name amusing.
asciilifeform: somebody oughta start a 'dindu' one in bmore
mircea_popescu: well... i guess this was long enough in any case
mircea_popescu: !!rate l0de -1 yet another one of these, "uluitii pulii mele".
deedbot: Get your OTP: http://p.bvulpes.com/pastes/9kNVZ/?raw=true
feedbot: http://trilema.com/2018/no-such-labs-snsa-november-2018-statement/ << Trilema -- No Such lAbs (S.NSA), November 2018 Statement ☟︎
phf is assembling a care package for asciilifeform http://glyf.org/tmp/carepackage.jpg
asciilifeform: lol why ty phf .
asciilifeform: the top can actually is available in usa; the bottom is slightly diff brand that what i get here, would be interesting to compare.
phf: there's a dozen of different brands for both, i'll have to sample them all until i figure out the most authentic flavor
phf: diana_coman: i've updated all the available sigs
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: what's a tiris-grapis ?
diana_coman: phf, thanks!
asciilifeform: phf: fwiw i bought 5 types of sprat in ro, and only 1 was up to spec, and even that -- barely
asciilifeform: ( they dun sell the 'gost' godly round can from riga, why -- i do not know )
phf: asciilifeform: i've noticed that with some of the products here, a lot of them have GoST as a kind of branding, since i suspect it's barely regulated, but the quality of substandard.
asciilifeform: aha, it dun say ~which~ gost, does it.
asciilifeform: for all we know, it's the 'can is 30mm +/- 1' one.
phf: this one is gost 280-2009, i'm not a visual machine at the moment to track it down though
asciilifeform: http://docs.cntd.ru/document/gost-280-2009 apparently
asciilifeform: 'Canned smoked fish. Sprats in oil. Specifications'
asciilifeform: i had nfi
diana_coman: milk and sprats, such care; where's the caviar :p
asciilifeform: diana_coman: funnily enuff i have 0prob getting that here
diana_coman: and what, do you have problem getting sprats??
asciilifeform: diana_coman: as such -- no; but quality quite variable
asciilifeform: here they import whatever the baltic muppet states offer directly
diana_coman: also for different asciilifeform -care: www.vidra-orastie.com/caciuli/caciuli-rusesti
asciilifeform: diana_coman: funniy enuff i loaded up on those in ro
asciilifeform: a++ quality, fur not flaked off yet
asciilifeform: ( unlike ~erry single american-sold variant i've ever had )
diana_coman: well fur fine but...why *those*, lol
asciilifeform: not those specifically, but various fur hat. incl. the archaetypical 'ceausescu hat'
diana_coman: not as if there's no choice of fur hats; those remind me of the old one in which my great-grandmother kept newly hatched chicken to keep them warm, lol
asciilifeform: it's somewhat funny also because asciilifeform's parents, 3 decades ago, went to ro also for clothing/shoes ☟︎
asciilifeform: and they beat the shit out of what was avail locally
asciilifeform: nao asciilifeform does same thing..
asciilifeform: diana_coman: i dun keep chickens but imagine it'd work great, lol
phf: diana_coman: heh, the chicken in a fur hat story was passed on in my family also
diana_coman: phf, I saw it! repeatedly even
asciilifeform: ( neighbour -- does keep chickens. used to be entirely unheard of in city here, but naodays local polizei close eyes to livestock (tho theoretically banned) for so long as it aint a pig )
diana_coman: I got to know my great-grandmother and she lived in the countryside, in the plains too (where it gets scorching hot in the summer and bitterly cold in winter)
phf: diana_coman: my great-grandparents were all moved into the city by the time i was a grownup, they could only recall the olden days, not really demonstrate them
diana_coman: asciilifeform, you know, that sounds like good-old commie style: it's banned, but local police will close eyes for so long as x
asciilifeform: asciilifeform's most recent livestock-keeping ancestor died during reign of hruschev , so sadly cannot eruditely add to chicken thread ☟︎
phf: asciilifeform: it's a thing in san francisco apparently, saw it in two different tech komunalkas
asciilifeform: phf: lol! where'd they keep'em? on balcony?!
diana_coman can picture asciilifeform's chicken-holding out of c101pa and similar
phf: they are sf houses, for a large family, or 5 roommates (+ their poorer, semi permanently present partners). they have small-ish backyards, where you can have a small coup ☟︎
asciilifeform: aa
phf afk
asciilifeform also bbl,teatime
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform idiomatic, something between "kicking and screaming" and "on hands and knees"
asciilifeform: aa
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-06#1878798 << http://btcbase.org/log/2017-11-22#1741882 ☝︎☝︎
a111: Logged on 2018-12-06 21:14 asciilifeform: it's somewhat funny also because asciilifeform's parents, 3 decades ago, went to ro also for clothing/shoes
a111: Logged on 2017-11-22 00:48 mircea_popescu: depends. 80s were insufferable (but, according to eg stanculescu, still better than ru). 70s were supposedly great. 60s ro was ahead of the post-war pack, but still... europe. even the french had malnutrition.
mircea_popescu: "what, am i goiung to defect now ? these muppets have it worse than we do". stanculescu in moscow, signing mig purchase, 1984.
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-06#1878808 << hanbot has a duck... the groundskeeper keeps telling me how tasty duck is... ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2018-12-06 21:17 asciilifeform: asciilifeform's most recent livestock-keeping ancestor died during reign of hruschev , so sadly cannot eruditely add to chicken thread
asciilifeform: i recall father brought back from ro also a flashlight thing with fluorescent tube, not all that useful but blew asciilifeform's mind cuz 'how is this physically possible, the ballast in our jury-rigged fluorescent at dacha is bricks-sized'
mircea_popescu: http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-06#1878812 << it's coop, for the record. spelled the same as like bernie sandals. ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2018-12-06 21:19 phf: they are sf houses, for a large family, or 5 roommates (+ their poorer, semi permanently present partners). they have small-ish backyards, where you can have a small coup
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform http://btcbase.org/log/2018-12-01#1877455 beotch!!! ☝︎
a111: Logged on 2018-12-01 20:47 asciilifeform: which ? where they baked z80 clone ?
asciilifeform: my current impression is that ro was closer, tech-wise, to ddr, than to (konsoomer, at least, level) su
mircea_popescu: kinda yugo-like.
asciilifeform: i dunno whether the yugos had native ic production
mircea_popescu: well, i meant in terms of industrial goods supply, not necessarily ic.
asciilifeform: aa
mircea_popescu: frequency of chicken-on-balcony, sorta thing
asciilifeform: ftr i never saw live chicken once till usa.