⏐︎ 11850
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 27300 @ 0.00075359 = 20.573 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 16900 @ 0.00076425 = 12.9158 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 16341 @ 0.00076425 = 12.4886 BTC [+]
BingoBoingo: How goes the alfernet?
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 13400 @ 0.00076425 = 10.241 BTC [+]
asciilifeform: same as before.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6700 @ 0.00076425 = 5.1205 BTC [+]
asciilifeform: veeeeeery interesting outage.
asciilifeform: over, for the time being. zoolag @ ☟︎
asciilifeform: until next time.
BingoBoingo: 'Murican problems: "The easiest way to handle an obese funeral is to refer the family to your competitor, but that rarely works, especially if you picked up the body strapped to two hospital mattresses, (oh – the pain!)" http://www.oversizecasket.com/funeralprofessional.html ☟︎
BingoBoingo: re: circus folk
mircea_popescu feels compelled to point out re phf's worthy evaluation of topic that a significant part of eliade's said evaluation was drilling a local dude's daughter.
mircea_popescu: (i also do not hold the view that indians EVER made scholarly anything. nor do i believe people like bharara or the raj schmuck recently mentioned are part of the western tradition, in spite of doing a passible job of masquerading it. the DA's office with bharara in it simple ceased to be much akin to the US DA and more like a fetid indian "institution", just like state with rice was more like state hence than like sta
mircea_popescu: te ever was before. ie, incompetent, superficial, a sort of "cosmo does state dept".)
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 10723 @ 0.00075535 = 8.0996 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 17977 @ 0.00075359 = 13.5473 BTC [-] {2}
mircea_popescu: <phf> the translations are universally bad, but gave westerners first glimpses of "eastern thought" << and by westerners we mean, of course, americans.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 21900 @ 0.00076433 = 16.7388 BTC [+] {3}
mircea_popescu: <phf> talking about it or presenting second hand revelations as some sort of ultimate truth completely contradicts the original intent. <<< it is altogether dubious any original intent even exists, or that "intent" as a category is at all adequate to discuss the matter. perhaps a decent approach towards what "existential" sanely means in the context is provided by the "causes not purposes" dichotomy. there is no inten
mircea_popescu: t, as such, nor any "progress" in the sense of "levelling up to krishna" and supersizing your karma serving.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 34900 @ 0.00076592 = 26.7306 BTC [+]
mircea_popescu: "satisfied that he understands all the conditions and obligations contained herein, that he is entering into this agreement freely and voluntarily with full knowledge of its contents, that no additional promises have been made regarding his sentence, or potential sentences, and further, that he has read this entire agreement."
mircea_popescu: satisfied that the car is in working condition and also that it has an engine at all!
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform lol it got fixed ?!
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: apparently!
asciilifeform: or phixed.
mircea_popescu: "the other residents of the drab soviet prefab block of flats always envied ivan ivanovich, for this inept pretense of normalcy that he found himself on the receiving end of, even if in all fairness it was not really his fault." ☟︎
asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277112 <<<<< http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=19-10-2014#883003 ☝︎☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 00:43:00; BingoBoingo: 'Murican problems: "The easiest way to handle an obese funeral is to refer the family to your competitor, but that rarely works, especially if you picked up the body strapped to two hospital mattresses, (oh – the pain!)" http://www.oversizecasket.com/funeralprofessional.html
assbot: Logged on 19-10-2014 03:19:21; asciilifeform: main danger, as i understand, is that their combustion will: create a visible plume of smoke. or, the ultimate catastrophe, 'auschwitzy' smell.
asciilifeform: (this is ~the~ subject in the technical literature concerning cremation, in usa.)
asciilifeform: i shit thee not
mircea_popescu: it would be, neh ?
mircea_popescu: "a unique celebration of life with honor and dignity. "
mircea_popescu: for fucks sake. funerals should not be fucking celebrations of life. what the fuck do they do at weddings, mourn over the dead ?
asciilifeform: funeral is the only remaining major party among some of these people.
mircea_popescu: so annyoing, these children of mae pollitt.
asciilifeform: (they don't marry, they don't x, or y, or z, but everybody dies)
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 7500 @ 0.00076516 = 5.7387 BTC [-]
mircea_popescu: good people come from eve and bad people spawned off lillith, but americans all crawled out from between the thighs of one mae pollitt! ☟︎
mircea_popescu: check me out, i'm poetic!
asciilifeform: !s mae pollitt
assbot: 0 results for 'mae pollitt' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=mae+pollitt
asciilifeform: hm.
mircea_popescu: wife of "big daddy wanted me to become a lawyer, I became a lawyer. he said get married, I got married. he said have kids and i had kids and now he can't stand them. so he never loved me. fine! but I appeal to your common decency! gimme some money!"
asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=16-09-2015#1277080 << what is this ☝︎☟︎
assbot: Logged on 16-09-2015 23:06:12; shinohai: https://i.imgur.com/2ymj2wJ.png <<< allah snackbar!
deedbot-: [Qntra] BitPay Claims Hack Amounting to 5000 Bitcoins - http://qntra.net/2015/09/bitpay-claims-hack-amounting-to-5000-bitcoins/
mircea_popescu: holy shit. AGAIN !?
asciilifeform: l0l!!
asciilifeform: 'Bitpay tried to get its insurer to cover $950,000 of the loss, but in June the insurer declined to pay. Bitpay is now suing the insurer.' << gold
asciilifeform: now insurance fraud as well.
mircea_popescu: this is not fraud, it's a commercial dispute.
BingoBoingo: https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wemple/wp/2015/09/16/cnn-captures-glorious-split-screen-moment-between-donald-trump-and-rand-paul/
assbot: CNN captures glorious split-screen moment between Donald Trump and Rand Paul - The Washington Post ... ( http://bit.ly/1iio1zt )
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: ianal, but if they 'lost' the money and ~planned~ to milk the insurer, it is fraud
asciilifeform: "He said, ‘It looks like a movie bomb to me.’”
mircea_popescu: well obviously misrepresentation in commercial matter is the substance of fraud, but so far, not there
asciilifeform: reminds me of http://log.bitcoin-assets.com//?date=28-08-2015#1253912 ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 28-08-2015 01:24:38; mircea_popescu: the people in life are people from movies,
kakobrekla: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277148 < a clock it seems > http://qntra.net/2015/09/war-on-engineering-teen-arrested-for-building-clock/ ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 01:25:19; asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=16-09-2015#1277080 << what is this
assbot: War on Engineering: Teen Arrested for Building Clock | Qntra ... ( http://bit.ly/1Fh7xSF )
asciilifeform: re: the 'clock bomb'
asciilifeform: it is in the völkischer beobachter now
asciilifeform: https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/wp/2015/09/16/a-clock-is-not-a-bomb-ahmeds-arrest-and-why-we-cant-have-nice-things
assbot: A clock is not a bomb. Ahmed’s arrest and why we can’t have nice things. - The Washington Post ... ( http://bit.ly/1Krb3dB )
kakobrekla: “They were like, ‘So you tried to make a bomb?’” Ahmed said.
kakobrekla: “I told them no, I was trying to make a clock.”
kakobrekla: “He said, ‘It looks like a movie bomb to me.’”
kakobrekla: ahahaha
kakobrekla: if it looks like a move bomb it must be real!
BingoBoingo: !b 5 ✂︎
assbot: Last 5 lines bashed and pending review. ( http://dpaste.com/2EV0PNE.txt )
mircea_popescu: BingoBoingo http://dpaste.com/022HWH4
assbot: dpaste: 022HWH4 ... ( http://bit.ly/1KrbjJQ )
mircea_popescu: buncha fucken idiots.
mircea_popescu: pity kids don't talk back more, you know ? "and you look like a movie idiot to me. where's that leave us."
mircea_popescu: then they wonder why no girls throwing panties. well... this would be it eh.
BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: http://dpaste.com/1J3AHVW
assbot: dpaste: 1J3AHVW ... ( http://bit.ly/1iioT77 )
mircea_popescu: aok then.
BingoBoingo: I am ingnoratish in some matters. Also drinking anxiety vodka hoping my horse Rand can get the seven minutes.
mircea_popescu: is that tonite ?
asciilifeform: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CPCYHKzVAAAJG6w.jpg:large << close-up photograph. if i could bet on this, i would bet a few coin that he ~busted open an ordinary alarm clock~ to make this ☟︎
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1iip02I )
asciilifeform: as in, not even soldered anything.
asciilifeform: MIT-worthy!!
asciilifeform: notice the object in the lower half of the attache. it is a mains transformer. plug still attached.
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> is that tonite ? Yeah but I dun have cable, refuse adobeFlasherast, and can't torrent a livestream so must wait.
mircea_popescu: "It is not uncommon for the family to buy two or even three grave plots for burial."
mircea_popescu: ahahahaha
asciilifeform: in the left side of the hinge, there is a 9v battery connector, hanging loose.
asciilifeform: he broke apart a perfectly good clock. ☟︎
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform there's nothing wrong with kid breaking up the shit in the house to make a shitty lesser something ☟︎
mircea_popescu: up until the age of about 13 or so anyway
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: not per se. but this is being pushed as 'scholar'
asciilifeform: 'engineering'
mircea_popescu: well the usians are retarded.
asciilifeform: mr o: 'hey kid, nice clock, bring it to white house!'
asciilifeform: i shit thee not, official communique
mircea_popescu: 13 yo performance, in the united states of america and the republic of congo, counts as scholarly engineering.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: is this observation qntra-worthy?
asciilifeform: eh, why even bother.
mircea_popescu: can always make a comment
BingoBoingo: <asciilifeform> BingoBoingo: is this observation qntra-worthy? << If you want to write it up or just drop it as a comment I have no reason to deny you that.
mircea_popescu: Kampfblatt der nationalsozialistischen Bewegung Großdeutschlands!!!
asciilifeform: ahahahahaha
mircea_popescu: kampf BLATT! fucking perfect.
mircea_popescu: blat, in romanian, is the bread of a cake.
asciilifeform: in ru something quite else
mircea_popescu: so, "the warlike dough" so to speak
asciilifeform: does not actually translate to english
mircea_popescu: aha :)
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: posted.
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Approved
asciilifeform: this does not cancel the idiocy of the whole thing, imho only enhances it
BingoBoingo: Seriously
mircea_popescu: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ab/Bundesarchiv_Bild_133-075%2C_Worms%2C_Antisemitische_Presse%2C_%22Stürmerkasten%22.jpg << how the fuck can these people read newspaper print from two feet away. ☟︎
assbot: 501 Not Implemented ... ( http://bit.ly/1iiql9z )
mircea_popescu: fucking master race check that out. ☟︎
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: http://qntra.net/2015/09/war-on-engineering-teen-arrested-for-building-clock/#comment-58011
assbot: War on Engineering: Teen Arrested for Building Clock | Qntra ... ( http://bit.ly/1iiqlX8 )
mircea_popescu: i bet they didn't even need glasses aged 12.
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: the advent of crt ruined eyes
asciilifeform: everybody's mother, turns out, was right.
mircea_popescu: must be.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: l0l
asciilifeform: fwiw, my brother, who did not see a computer until adulthood, has perfect vision.
BingoBoingo: <asciilifeform> mircea_popescu: the advent of crt ruined eyes << First summer after high school when exposed to computer monitors daily for extended periods of time first... Eyesight measurably worsened, kept myself to panel display only as much as I can after that
mircea_popescu: i have perfect vision, in spite of being on computers since about age 9. nevertheless, that distance is still uncomfortable for the purpose.
asciilifeform: different folks can take different amount of abuse before permanent mutilation, sure.
BingoBoingo: Up until that summer I used to be able to get all but the last line on the snell chart without effort. Last line could get about 75% nao cursed with 20/20 ish vision
mircea_popescu: 20/20 is not perfect ? merely normal ?
asciilifeform: it is sorta analogous to '100 iq'
asciilifeform: iirc.
asciilifeform: 'you will receive the standard substandard education!' -- 'tron'
mircea_popescu: this mention of the snellen chart finally jarred my understanding of the very widespread misconception that closing eye improves aim accuracy
mircea_popescu: this, of course, because he is diagnosing one item at a time
asciilifeform: aha.
mircea_popescu: but "the intuition" thus formed is that you see better
asciilifeform: of course, if you have a monstrously uneven nearsightedness, you ~do~ see better
asciilifeform: but somehow i don't think this applies to most folks afflicted with 'one-eyed' aim
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 13449 @ 0.00076106 = 10.2355 BTC [-]
BingoBoingo: <asciilifeform> but somehow i don't think this applies to most folks afflicted with 'one-eyed' aim << The reason for closing one eye is reaction speed and avoiding "noise" that emerges in binocular vision when eyes are disparate in their image quality.
asciilifeform: ERROR: SignatureHash() : nOut=1 out of range
asciilifeform: ERROR: SignatureHash() : nOut=2 out of range
asciilifeform: ERROR: SignatureHash() : nOut=3 out of range
asciilifeform: ERROR: SignatureHash() : nOut=4 out of range
asciilifeform: ERROR: SignatureHash() : nOut=5 out of range
asciilifeform: ERROR: SignatureHash() : nOut=6 out of range
asciilifeform: ERROR: SignatureHash() : nOut=7 out of range
asciilifeform: ERROR: SignatureHash() : nOut=8 out of range........
asciilifeform: repeated 10,001 times
asciilifeform: for fuck's sake.
asciilifeform: i suppose this is the opposite magnetic pole from chicks throwing panties at you
BingoBoingo: Probably.
asciilifeform: is that thing actually relayed by somebody, or cooked special-order for my box, i wonder.
BingoBoingo: it wasn't my node, though it is peering with zoolag instead of Dulap nao
mircea_popescu: ;;bc,stats
gribble: Current Blocks: 374868 | Current Difficulty: 5.695764845501001E10 | Next Difficulty At Block: 374975 | Next Difficulty In: 107 blocks | Next Difficulty In About: 18 hours, 5 minutes, and 4 seconds | Next Difficulty Estimate: None | Estimated Percent Change: None
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: zoolag is my only remaining operating node.
asciilifeform: (not counting incitatus, which is a thousand blocks behind)
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 37081 @ 0.00075532 = 28.008 BTC [-] {3}
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Depending on how this bet goes I may get planned node Quantrill running sometime next month.
asciilifeform: neato
asciilifeform: at one point i had a thought: that one might win from logging monstrous tx-en
BingoBoingo: Just waiting to see if Apel refreshes the Mac Mini to drop used prices some more
asciilifeform: a good chunk of these is, likely, attempts at massage
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: why on earth would you buy crapple unless intending to run their bizarre os
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: machine of equivalent horsepower and physical dimensions costs around a benjie, brand-new.
mircea_popescu: http://i.imgur.com/STvv9k2.jpg << and the end of bitfinex
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1iis6DV )
BingoBoingo: <asciilifeform> BingoBoingo: machine of equivalent horsepower and physical dimensions costs around a benjie, brand-new. << Not of identical appearance though. Still looking at that model specific colo niche
mircea_popescu: apparently they DIDNT actually pay off all the 10-50mn they owed people for their most recent fraudulent move.
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: l0l! they're still alive ??!!!
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: why does it need to have identical appearance?
mircea_popescu: the land of fictitious persons is mostly notable in a dire absence of death.
asciilifeform: now this is a certainty.
asciilifeform: they die, but quietly mummify in the cold vacuum.
mircea_popescu: myeah
mircea_popescu: not even always quietly.
asciilifeform: i do confess, i expected them to get away with it
asciilifeform: cleanly
asciilifeform: (that is, that 'crime pays' for so long as it involves moving btc to usg coffers and not otherwise)
BingoBoingo: <asciilifeform> BingoBoingo: why does it need to have identical appearance? << Apparently Mac Mini in particular is a colocation niche
asciilifeform: ah now i vaguely recall this.
asciilifeform: (old thread)
mircea_popescu: it's more complicated than that. a very complex balancing act of multiple separate agencies and the overriding consideration of "is the image hit worth it" all evaluated through multiple layers.
mircea_popescu: it's a full time job. of the nature and substance of learning to secure windows installations.
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: https://macstadium.com/ and other cheaper options, leader at this point because apparently have "DDoS mitigation"
assbot: MacStadium - Dedicated Mac Mini Hosting, Colocation, and Cloud Solutions ... ( http://bit.ly/1NE6ajV )
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: 'ddos mitigation' is virtually guaranteed not to help you. likely - the opposite.
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> apparently they DIDNT actually pay off all the 10-50mn they owed people for their most recent fraudulent move. << care to qntra it?
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 4619 @ 0.00075138 = 3.4706 BTC [-]
mircea_popescu: http://trilema.com/2015/so-the-broomstick-fired/ << there is a trilema
assbot: So the broomstick fired. on Trilema - A blog by Mircea Popescu. ... ( http://bit.ly/1J3duik )
BingoBoingo: <asciilifeform> BingoBoingo: 'ddos mitigation' is virtually guaranteed not to help you. likely - the opposite. << ANd then move to one of the ten or so other providers
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> http://trilema.com/2015/so-the-broomstick-fired/ << there is a trilema << But the trilema is not their failure to pay
assbot: So the broomstick fired. on Trilema - A blog by Mircea Popescu. ... ( http://bit.ly/1J3duik )
mircea_popescu: mmmm
mircea_popescu: meh.
mircea_popescu: https://www.reddit.com/r/bitcoinxt/comments/3l37lp/did_the_bitcoin_xt_died/cv32dgx
assbot: cryptonaut420 comments on Did the bitcoin xt died? ... ( http://bit.ly/1iisORD )
mircea_popescu: fucking epic.
mircea_popescu: "Gavin and mike are busy travelling again this month https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/bitcoin-xt/l0PA7UBuH9s
assbot: Google Groupes ... ( http://bit.ly/1iisP7Z )
mircea_popescu: The rest of us are busy working, and also a lot of people starting school and stuff so this is a slow period in general."
mircea_popescu: i think the bitcoin xt might have did the died.
mircea_popescu: but the shit artists are, of course, "traveling".
mircea_popescu: which is why they call them "traveling people" historically, or "conference scum" more recently.
asciilifeform: 'Jeszcze ' Bitcoin XT ' nie zginęła, / Kiedy my żyjemy. / Co nam obca przemoc wzięła, / Szablą odbierzemy.' (tm) (r) (pl)
mircea_popescu: "We have plenty of time to see how this debate plays out. There is overwhelming support from the community, the merchant ecosystem and miners for a blocksize increase. If Core fails to sort out its governance issues, then by the time this problem really comes to the fore, XT will be the only solution implemented and readily available,"
mircea_popescu: i bet the author is this stupid fat kid that's "a feminist" and also "really supports" womenz.
mircea_popescu: and you know, once they get their bad boy issues sorted, he'll be the only one ready, lubed up and with a (6 inch!) erection going!
mircea_popescu: http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikemontgomery/2015/09/15/bitcoin-is-only-the-beginning-for-blockchain-technology/ << still with this ? seriously ?
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1iit8jg )
mircea_popescu: see alf, they never die. they just keep derping
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> i bet the author is this stupid fat kid that's "a feminist" and also "really supports" womenz. << You forget the FUDA: Fat Usurped Dick Area... Basically when the pubic fat is too much for the dick to be externally visible
mircea_popescu: o.O
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: l0l!
mircea_popescu: this happens doesn't it.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: is there a magic point, one wonders
asciilifeform: where it... envaginates
BingoBoingo: It happens
mircea_popescu: so basically dudes get so fucking fat there's an ad hoc slit created around their cock
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Lemme dig for a medical photograph
mircea_popescu: which doesn't have any of the antibacterial and drainage benefits of the female version
mircea_popescu: good god
asciilifeform: if only p. t. barnum lived today !
mircea_popescu: this conversation just blew my mind
asciilifeform: !b 13 ☟︎✂︎
assbot: Last 13 lines bashed and pending review. ( http://dpaste.com/2EQ6YR7.txt )
mircea_popescu: dude no wonder they're misrepresenting themselves as "gay" and "transsexual" and whatnot.
mircea_popescu: if you're sufficiently stupid and fat, that really becomes your gender. ☟︎
mircea_popescu: there's male, female and stupidfat.
BingoBoingo: first lol reddit
mod6: ok. try out http://thebitcoin.foundation/misc/vpatch-nodes.html
assbot: VPATCH_GRAPH ... ( http://bit.ly/1KdVBAp )
asciilifeform: i suspect that ~this~ magical apogee is not reached until you get to 'too big for the crematorium' max level.
asciilifeform: mod6: this is perfect.
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform it's a product. 50% stupid 50% fat is more stupidfat than 150% fat 5% stupid.
mod6: put the leafs to the same rank, and added the source file names to the arrows. some of the arrow heads come together, so just zoom in and hover over the line if need be.
mod6: thanks asciilifeform
asciilifeform: finally, 'v' is useful !
mircea_popescu: ok that's pretty awersome mod6
asciilifeform: works ~exactly~ as i envisioned
danielpbarron: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277142 << it's because of Eve that none are good ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 01:23:59; mircea_popescu: good people come from eve and bad people spawned off lillith, but americans all crawled out from between the thighs of one mae pollitt!
danielpbarron: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277197 << not unlike noob crafters in Eulora? ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 01:42:58; mircea_popescu: asciilifeform there's nothing wrong with kid breaking up the shit in the house to make a shitty lesser something
asciilifeform: more or less what i pictured when http://log.bitcoin-assets.com//?date=15-08-2015#1238291 ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 15-08-2015 00:12:27; asciilifeform: a versioning system that is merely a few kb of script
asciilifeform: mod6: ~and~ this displays without horizontal scrolling on all of my displays.
asciilifeform: mega-win.
mircea_popescu: !rated mod6
assbot: You rated user mod6 on 27-Nov-2014, with a rating of 4, and supplied these additional notes: The cave, age, tace school of thought. Nice work with the Bitcoin Foundation..
mircea_popescu: yeah. mod6 for president.
BingoBoingo: NOT SAFE FOR LIFE https://slimgur.com/image/z02
assbot: 34d8cf0a66dd51181d6adc61282ae6f6 - SLiMGUR ... ( http://bit.ly/1NE7uTW )
mod6: thanks mircea_popescu
BingoBoingo: ALso fastest qntra climb on reddit so far https://archive.is/tZNTs
assbot: BitPay Claims Hack Amounting to 5000 Bitcoins : Bitcoin ... ( http://bit.ly/1NE7zqW )
asciilifeform: all that remains is to bolt a patch-eater onto it and then the classical turdatron can enjoy a quiet retirement
mircea_popescu: dude no fucking way
BingoBoingo: <asciilifeform> i suspect that ~this~ magical apogee is not reached until you get to 'too big for the crematorium' max level. << Apparently not even that big
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: that poor schmuck can't even seppuku without grazing his cock
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Seriously
asciilifeform: (and would he have to use a full katana, instead of the usual wakizashi ?)
BingoBoingo: May actually have to use one of those hydraulic log splitters
asciilifeform: ahahahahaha
asciilifeform: yes
asciilifeform: mod6: possible idea for future graph: colour the patches officially blessed by mod6+ben_vulpes green
asciilifeform: ('release')
mod6: solid idea, Sir.
mod6: easy enough to add that logic in
mod6: (famous last words)
mircea_popescu: mod6 no, do this : use the color bits!
asciilifeform: alternatively, chessboard-alternate colour of patches included in releases; ones not included, remain white
mircea_popescu: there are what, 24 bits of color ? take the 24 signatories most highly ranked by mike and set or unset bytes accordingly.
mircea_popescu: can this be done ?
mod6: oh huh!
mod6: im sure something can be done there.
mod6: :]
asciilifeform: set the text to be negated 24 bits of this, to remain readable
asciilifeform: this would make it a little hard to indicate actually-released-vs-not, though, no ?
mircea_popescu: well because of the nature of the svg, you actually get very predictablew coloring
mircea_popescu: because you can add your own postprocessing to null out some bytes.
mircea_popescu: some bits*
mircea_popescu: ie your green if foundation signed can be interpreted from it if one so wishes in one linbe
asciilifeform: iirc it takes standard vga 24-bit colour for text and background
mircea_popescu: ya
mod6: it's this kinda thing: http://bloodgate.com/perl/graph/manual/att_colors.html
asciilifeform pulls svg spec down from shelf, blows off eons of dust
BingoBoingo: https://archive.is/EYlcU
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mircea_popescu: mod6 ya, RGB: rgb(255,0,128) (0 .. 255, 0 .. 255, 0 .. 255) << so basically its 01010101 10101010 01010101
asciilifeform: https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/3l844m/email_from_cftc_asking_about_bitfinex_trading << l0l
assbot: Email from CFTC asking about BitFinex trading activities : Bitcoin ... ( http://bit.ly/1iiuR80 )
mircea_popescu: this would indicate that of the collection of people who signed, the 2nd 4th 6th 8th 9th 11th 13th etc signed it
asciilifeform: woah the arrow mouseovers work !!
mircea_popescu: :D
mircea_popescu: i wanna send this guy a cookie or something i like him so much
mod6: awe :]
mod6: yup, now you have descendants
asciilifeform: i officially take back the thing i said re: things not getting done until i do them ...!
BingoBoingo: !b 2 ✂︎
assbot: Last 2 lines bashed and pending review. ( http://dpaste.com/008R957.txt )
mod6: that part of the code is gnarly. gotta re-work a bunch of this.
mircea_popescu: mod6 i take it that the idea of making V the epicenter of bitcoin releases going further is aprpoved by the foundation ?
mircea_popescu will send 1 btc to the foundation donation nao, because srsly.
mod6: it is by me anyway!
mod6: Thank you, Sir!
BingoBoingo humbly requests a knowledgeable party write a qntra on the recent v-gasm
asciilifeform: btw this is the picture i needed to finally say clearly how 'v' ~was meant to work~
mod6: 'V' is beautiful in its simplicity.
asciilifeform: a 'press' of, e.g., bleeding-edge would take asciilifeform_maxint_locks_corrected.vpatch and asciilifeform_add_verifyall_option.vpatch as the 'head' arguments.
asciilifeform: right now it takes asciilifeform_add_verifyall_option.vpatch - but this is misleading, because it does not in fact depend on asciilifeform_maxint_locks_corrected.vpatch
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 33353 @ 0.00076419 = 25.488 BTC [+] {5}
mod6: that's one of the next things i have to tackle, aside from the cleanup of some stuff: press
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 35600 @ 0.00076592 = 27.2668 BTC [+]
asciilifeform: other thing worth noting is how it would behave with multiple root ('genesis') nodes
asciilifeform: this will happen, for example, when we finally... add a file ☟︎
pete_dushenski: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277129 << i can't read 'ivanovich' without thinking of anna karenina, but there was no ivan there iirc. where's this from, mircea_popescu ? ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 01:19:09; mircea_popescu: "the other residents of the drab soviet prefab block of flats always envied ivan ivanovich, for this inept pretense of normalcy that he found himself on the receiving end of, even if in all fairness it was not really his fault."
pete_dushenski: not that anna karenina lived in a time of soviet flats...
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: incidentally, how is 'qntra' meant to be spoken? i will confess that to me it is 'kvantra', rhyming with 'mantra'
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Mentally I pronounce it Cunt-Raw ☟︎
asciilifeform: l0l neat
BingoBoingo: But mantra is fine too
pete_dushenski: i read 'quant-tra'
BingoBoingo: pete_dushenski: Or numeric posts are small, quant is prolly inaccurate at this time, but you know how to fix that...
pete_dushenski: indeed :)
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: another conundrum that bedevils me, what is the 'correct' way to open the -92 !?
asciilifeform: i feel like i'm mangling it every time i pull that lid off.
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: I just rip the lid off and stopped doing that when I cracked the lid
asciilifeform: hm, discovered that grasping the thing from both sides on top and mildly flexing towards the center makes it pop cleanly off.
asciilifeform: this was suggested by the three finger-shaped ridges on each side.
asciilifeform: was this thing built for martians or what.
asciilifeform: i had to use my brain, this is obscene
BingoBoingo: But everything else, intuitive
asciilifeform celebrates mod6's achievement, with a tin of sprats
BingoBoingo has tiny wheel of cheddar set out to achieve room temperature last night ready for a celebration. Fuck it V... will wait to see officialish clock on Rand time
mod6: asciilifeform: :D
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 27100 @ 0.00076493 = 20.7296 BTC [-]
pete_dushenski: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277196 << this is evidently the definition of terrorism. no different than http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=16-09-2015#1276902 ☝︎☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 01:42:46; asciilifeform: he broke apart a perfectly good clock.
assbot: Logged on 16-09-2015 20:54:27; mircea_popescu: go break into their trunk box, cut the connection to home, install your own firmware ?
BingoBoingo: https://twitter.com/JebBush/status/644338075527696384
pete_dushenski: @RealIndyTails24 51m51 minutes ago: @JebBush Sorry George did 9/11 << lulzy reply
pete_dushenski: "t the intracellular level, discoveries now reveal the existence of 'mitochondrial synapses' establishing mitochondrial networks, with defined chromatin-modifying mitochondrial output signals capable of orchestrating gene expression across the genome. These discoveries raise the possibility that in addition to their role as powerhouses and neuromodulators, mitochondria behave as intracellular signal-processing n
pete_dushenski: etworks."
pete_dushenski: so much for the second-grade-level 'mitochondria as the cell's powerplant' theory
BingoBoingo: pete_dushenski: mitochondria are alien in every sense
pete_dushenski: aha. other life form internalised.
pete_dushenski: symbiotised.
pete_dushenski: permanently
asciilifeform: https://github.com/Maratyszcza/PeachPy << l0l! python aficionados reinvent borland macroassembler !!
assbot: Maratyszcza/PeachPy · GitHub ... ( http://bit.ly/1KrizW4 )
BingoBoingo: Well most mitochondria are capable of being culutred on their own in the manner of bacteria (what anyone seriously though 'mitochondiral dna' test were for any reason other chan cheaper?)
asciilifeform: http://www.xach.com/naggum/articles/3242144155107453@naggum.no.html << obligatory
assbot: Re: "Well, I want to switch over to replace EMACS LISP with Guile." - Naggum cll archive ... ( http://bit.ly/1KrizFw )
BingoBoingo: lol asciilifeform
asciilifeform: Each and every time someone in the Computer Science field has a Bright Idea, the world had better be prepared to adapt, because Here Comes Genius and everything everybody has done needs to be done differently from now on, because This Genius Knows Best. Gratuitous re-invention is very appealing to some people. It means that they do not have to cope with anybody else's ideas. They may hope to garner support behind them, but th
asciilifeform: ey sure are not going to be behind anybody else.'
pete_dushenski: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277338 << i lolled ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 02:29:29; mircea_popescu: if you're sufficiently stupid and fat, that really becomes your gender.
asciilifeform: but is it actually necessary to be fat for this ?
asciilifeform: or merely stupid.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 24250 @ 0.00076516 = 18.5551 BTC [+] {3}
pete_dushenski: asciilifeform: to be androgenous instead of a man ?
asciilifeform: no
asciilifeform: to have 'stupid' as your gender.
BingoBoingo: Prolly combinations.
BingoBoingo: Stupid is prolly more somewhere along the lines of preference. Stupidly obeast though has physiolocical characteristics which necessitate identifying as fat-gendered among the afflicted
BingoBoingo: Summary of reddit in lolvotes https://archive.is/bGaWl
assbot: StubNuts comments on BitPay Claims Hack Amounting to 5000 Bitcoins ... ( http://bit.ly/1KihBrx )
BingoBoingo: Reddit is mostly downvotes, it must take admin intervention for anything to appear upvoted prolly
asciilifeform: anybody here an ml aficionado ?
asciilifeform: phf ?
BingoBoingo: ml?
BingoBoingo: Great human moment for Jeb on marijuana. And he invoked America's most popular Bush. Mama! #NBC2016 #CNNDebate
BingoBoingo: — Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) September 17, 2015
BingoBoingo: Sorry Mom
BingoBoingo: — Jeb Bush (@JebBush) September 17, 2015
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: ml is a programming language
BingoBoingo: AH
asciilifeform: the original ultra-strong-typed lang
BingoBoingo: Too many of those.
asciilifeform: (not counting ada)
BingoBoingo: THrow them all in the fire see which ones aren't too charred
asciilifeform: this one's been roasting for a long time.
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: All in the same fire, add more coal.
BingoBoingo: Same as dealing with SSD disposal
pete_dushenski: easier if you have ssd by xerox
BingoBoingo: pete_dushenski: Anything with silicon can burn to unreadable
pete_dushenski: or explode
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform> Each and every time someone in the Computer Science field has a Bright Idea, the world had better be prepared to adapt, because Here Comes Genius and everything everybody has done needs to be done differently from now on, because This Genius Knows Best. Gratuitous re-invention is very appealing to some people. << cstropes done by naggum. now that'd be a sight.
mircea_popescu: <asciilifeform> or merely stupid. <<< it's a product. best results (area) for equal sides. but astounding performance can be obtained even with only one of the two
BingoBoingo now looking for concordant counts of tonight's speaking times
asciilifeform: in other nyooz,
asciilifeform: 'What do we do when we encounter double integrals? First, we cry. When we are done crying, we solve.'
asciilifeform: who said this ?
mircea_popescu: heh. srsly, what's the big deal ?
mircea_popescu: triple are worse then ?
asciilifeform: (found on www, unattributed. but this was brin the elder! he utters this a few weeks into the class.)
mircea_popescu: n-sum over sums ? worse still ?
asciilifeform: this was spoken to n00bz.
mircea_popescu: he did intro classes too ?
mircea_popescu: no wonder he looks like he sucked down a pickle through a garden hose.
asciilifeform: hey they had him teach remedial math when he was fresh off the boat
asciilifeform: to footballists.
mircea_popescu: http://trilema.com/2015/lets-address-some-of-the-more-common-pseudo-arguments-raised-by-the-very-stupid-people-that-like-the-gavin-scamcoin-proposal/#comment-115361 << i am suspek this will be one of those articles where people come to cry their hurt butts long after anything.
assbot: Let's address some of the more common pseudo-arguments raised by the very stupid people that like the Gavin scamcoin proposal on Trilema - A blog by Mircea Popescu. ... ( http://bit.ly/1KrjJ3C )
asciilifeform: only then promoted to people
mircea_popescu: there's maybe 100 or so of them so far.
mircea_popescu: spontaneous tearcombustion 5 years later sorta deal
BingoBoingo: Quick lol https://archive.is/tbDVd
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mircea_popescu: THAT is a debate ? ☟︎
mircea_popescu: there's really nobody left that both can read and watches daytime tv, is there.
BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: Tis a question, because beople are bopple are coters
BingoBoingo: No there isn't
BingoBoingo: <asciilifeform> to footballists. << Now that is purely the domain of grad students who know they can starve, not immigrants who could Tanzania
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: what's a topologist to do in tanzania ?
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Teach algebra to Future Farmers of Africa and pay less rent
mircea_popescu: and get eager blowjobs.
asciilifeform: (~that~ particular topologist would work great in tanzania. on his atomic dirigible ! for all i know, it is parked there ~right now~)
asciilifeform: blasting heathen scum to hell with death ray
asciilifeform: but - that's today.
mircea_popescu: topologist, twerpologist, what the hell's the diffewence.
BingoBoingo: I'm kinda starting to think the more I read that Tanzania might not be joke for too long. Seriously looking like hardware #b-a candidate
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: ask perelman.
asciilifeform: perhaps he can tell you the difference.
mircea_popescu: trick is tricky! perelman doesn't talk!
asciilifeform: ahahahaha.
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: if you must africa, consider addis ababa
mircea_popescu: abeba
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asciilifeform: they have statue of pushkin, even.
BingoBoingo: <asciilifeform> BingoBoingo: if you must africa, consider addis ababa << Too USG and Obola was born too near. Now Dar es Salam with 19 HIV free ebony girls for every infected...
mircea_popescu: basically alf wants to live in the asshole of a continent
mircea_popescu: be it wash dc or the "capital of africa", he gotta be next to the fucking un building. ☟︎
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> basically alf wants to live in the asshole of a continent << He already does
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 12900 @ 0.00076592 = 9.8804 BTC [+]
asciilifeform: wait that continent has ~other~ organs ?!
asciilifeform: i thought it was a kind of starfish klein bottle
asciilifeform: all arse
mircea_popescu: it has a penis, currently more or less erect towards south africa
BingoBoingo: It's debateable whether DC with the potomac river outflow is more anal than New Orleans with the Mississippi river outflow...
BingoBoingo: Tanzania like Argentian though has day hike-able mountain in kilimanjaro, much like Argentina has Ancongua
asciilifeform: where are the arse, mouth, cock, of south america ?
BingoBoingo: Liberia, Egypt, Kenya.
BingoBoingo: Wait, wrong continent
BingoBoingo: Rio, Bueno Aires, Darien
mircea_popescu: na the arse of sa is prolly venezuela
pete_dushenski: http://qntra.net/2015/09/war-on-engineering-teen-arrested-for-building-clock/#comment-58059 << mit, here ahmed comes !
assbot: War on Engineering: Teen Arrested for Building Clock | Qntra ... ( http://bit.ly/1Lzs9CH )
BingoBoingo: To Bustle.com http://dpaste.com/0VYPKCT
assbot: dpaste: 0VYPKCT ... ( http://bit.ly/1Lzseq3 )
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> na the arse of sa is prolly venezuela << Venezuela is more of a fistula
BingoBoingo: May be confused with arse because similar stink and fecal leakage
asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277546 << y'know, it ~is~ possible to like eating meat but ~not~ eating maggot ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 04:06:24; mircea_popescu: be it wash dc or the "capital of africa", he gotta be next to the fucking un building.
asciilifeform: yeah, i get it, grandfather lenin did say, 'intellectuals are not the nation's brain but it's starfish'.
asciilifeform: but why the fuck would i live out of range of a university with a maths library.
mircea_popescu: This is a wake up call to every Bitcoin CEO reading this thread. WE are ALL at risk and we could be next. Use BitGo, Xapo, or Coinbase to lock up large balances of corporate funds
mircea_popescu: yeah dude, TOTALLY.
asciilifeform: l0l!
mircea_popescu: the inept handling of coins by bitpay, perhaps the most washed of the entire fiat crowd masquerading around bitcoin
mircea_popescu: is going to make me give coins to some of the worst idiots in that same space
mircea_popescu: i dunno what sort of retards these people are, but it's not naturally orcuring.
mircea_popescu: this level of stupid has to be refined industrially.
asciilifeform: k0smic ray enabled.
asciilifeform: and wai wut, where is the worse alternative to 'bitpay' ?!
mircea_popescu: bitgo ? xapo ? coinbase ? take your pick.
mircea_popescu: fucking buttfinex on a stick.
asciilifeform: aren't they all tendrils
asciilifeform: of same animal
mircea_popescu: that may or may not be the case.
mircea_popescu: but like an indian's hands are both tendrils of the same filth,
mircea_popescu: nevertheless the right and the left differ in how often they visit the asshole.
BingoBoingo: !Up Duffer1
asciilifeform: iirc coinbase is straight from paul graham's fetid orifice
mircea_popescu: eh not even, a whole snakepit of scammers/fraudsters/vcs
mircea_popescu: but i repeat myself.
mircea_popescu: "You dont need entropy to create an ECDSA signature. You do need it to create an RSA signature, for padding."
asciilifeform: bawaaawart
asciilifeform: wtf
asciilifeform: unrelated (or perhaps not), i found the source of the peculiarly retarded nonstandard tx floods
asciilifeform: a few boxen in 'bitnodes.io'
mircea_popescu: well yeah
copypaste: 11:10:10*+mircea_popescu copypaste who was it again ?
copypaste: I will PM you.
mircea_popescu: aite.
asciilifeform: !s bitnodes
assbot: 37 results for 'bitnodes' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=bitnodes
BingoBoingo: copypaste: I love your twitter dispatches from the Islands. Keep on rolling on!
mircea_popescu: " Sorry, pricing information requires JavaScript. "
mircea_popescu: fucktarded aws srsly.
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: re: Brin https://8ch.net/bane/res/82335.html
assbot: /bane/ - TIA Posting ... ( http://bit.ly/1Lzt3iB )
asciilifeform: wawat
BingoBoingo: https://8ch.net/bane/res/82314.html#82320
assbot: /bane/ - IS DONALD TRUMP JUST ANOTHER HOTHEAD??http://vine.co/v/eU59mHr0b5PHE'S NOT IN CHARGE HERE ... ( http://bit.ly/1Lzt71G )
copypaste: :)
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: i lack the correct lsd for this site.
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Your brain still makes DMT, try shaking it?
asciilifeform: am i supposed to recognize the fella in that picture ?
BingoBoingo: In the last one under tha mask, prolly
BingoBoingo: He's the next Kenyan in line
asciilifeform: no, the first link
BingoBoingo: An, that is from the film with the mask
BingoBoingo: He's the first USG stooge to die
asciilifeform actually saw the film, but has forgotten ~everything~ other than the scene with the jail
BingoBoingo: lol
BingoBoingo: I actually would not unexpect that with you
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu would probably appreciate that scene
asciilifeform: and it alone
copypaste: AWS is quite expensive, but the great thing about it is you never get down due to DDoS. ☟︎
copypaste: Even if you have to pay $10K for the traffic.
copypaste: Your site will be up the whole time.
copypaste: Someone rich like Mircea could afford it no problem :-)
asciilifeform: copypaste: why not take $10k and put in a pyre
asciilifeform: then light it
BingoBoingo: Oh but what if you get DDoS from other AWS instance?
copypaste: It would be the same.
mircea_popescu: no see, i'm rich like mircea not rich like usg. i tend to want to see roi.
copypaste: BingoBoingo: I think that's free
BingoBoingo: Lord Humungous is free too, what of it.
copypaste: As in, I think they don't charge traffic if it originates within Amazon's network
copypaste: But I'm not sure ...
BingoBoingo: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CPEx_BLWoAA6rB8.png
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1LztuJy )
BingoBoingo: copypaste: But they would still have to charge CPU
BingoBoingo: ANd disk I/O
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: http://batman.wikia.com/wiki/The_Pit << apparently even this has a www.
assbot: The Pit - Batman Wiki ... ( http://bit.ly/1LztyJu )
asciilifeform: see 1st paragraph also.
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Everything has a www, too inclusive
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1UXZD8f )
BingoBoingo: Further reddit lol https://archive.is/EbA9U
assbot: Atlas_84 comments on BitPay Claims Hack Amounting to 5000 Bitcoins ... ( http://bit.ly/1LztQ34 )
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: honestly I would be most surprised if mircea_popescu doesn't have one of those already
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 7900 @ 0.00075779 = 5.9865 BTC [-]
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: I would oil the bricks if I had one of those though
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: didja miss the 'no despair without hope' thing
asciilifeform: whole point, iirc, is that the prisoners were to think they could get out.
BingoBoingo: Nah, but I dun care about other's fee-fees that much. I want to see the falls
asciilifeform: plenty of those in the thing pictured in the pit movie
BingoBoingo: The right oil can seem stick until it is slick
BingoBoingo: Also south park season 19 premier not so bad so far
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 10893 @ 0.00075779 = 8.2546 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 13854 @ 0.00076592 = 10.6111 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 7400 @ 0.00075779 = 5.6076 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 93867 @ 0.00076592 = 71.8946 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 30050 @ 0.00075752 = 22.7635 BTC [-] {4}
BingoBoingo: A candidick I can stand behind http://www.newsjs.com/us/rand-paul-supports-gun-violence-against-the-us-tax-code/
assbot: Rand Paul Supports Gun Violence Against the US Tax Code - News JS ... ( http://bit.ly/1Md3JSc )
BingoBoingo: But yes less Wotted peeps not that Trump enthusiams has taken from the one candidate who would use executive power to stop spending http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/quick-report-card-a-for-carly-c-for-trump/article/2572288
assbot: Quick report card: An 'A' for Carly, C- for Trump | Washington Examiner ... ( http://bit.ly/1Md4bzS )
BingoBoingo: Is cuckservative really worth supporting that nappy headed impotent bankruptcy specialist over the younger Dr. Paul???
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 18500 @ 0.00076505 = 14.1534 BTC [+]
mircea_popescu: "quick report card" ? wtf is that bs.
mircea_popescu: "here's what good libertards should think happened. it happens to be exactly unrelated to actual events. libertards prevail!"
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 10453 @ 0.00076591 = 8.0061 BTC [+] {2}
BingoBoingo: I might not wish well the USG, but I don't want them to get Trump... Where is the challenge in that
BingoBoingo: ;;later tell Pierre Rochard http://dpaste.com/2RX2ZD3
assbot: dpaste: 2RX2ZD3 ... ( http://bit.ly/1Qjmxjs )
gribble: The operation succeeded.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 37400 @ 0.00076592 = 28.6454 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 25700 @ 0.00076644 = 19.6975 BTC [+] {5}
BingoBoingo: ;;later tell Pierre_Rochard http://dpaste.com/2RX2ZD3
assbot: dpaste: 2RX2ZD3 ... ( http://bit.ly/1Qjmxjs )
gribble: The operation succeeded.
BingoBoingo: Idiocrat http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/09/air-force-chief-rebuts-f-35-haters-calls-for-more-modernization/
assbot: Air Force chief rebuts F-35 haters, calls for more modernization | Ars Technica ... ( http://bit.ly/1NyYEoT )
mircea_popescu: haters eh ?
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mircea_popescu: the new deedbot- functions are pretty spiffy
BingoBoingo: Seriously trinque where were you in 2013
BingoBoingo: ???
mircea_popescu: he wasn't undata yet.
BingoBoingo: lol
trinque: was honing my turdstapling of course
BingoBoingo: trinque: If I actually followed through with that in 2010 when I first started following Derpency I'd be much richer, but Tardenssenenene was a huge turnoff.
BingoBoingo: Fuck Yellow parka profile pictures
BingoBoingo is a very visual person, hates hamplanets and bright colors
BingoBoingo remembers first coming to #b-a early 2013 then returning late 2013 and butting heads with benkay
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 48256 @ 0.00076532 = 36.9313 BTC [-] {2}
BingoBoingo: Why did benkay and BingoBoingo butt heads? Sport mostly. Also stotting behavior.
BingoBoingo: 'Murica http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3237065/The-obese-THREE-year-old-Texas-type-2-diabetes-weighs-5st.html
assbot: Obese Texas toddler who has type 2 diabetes and weighs 5st | Daily Mail Online ... ( http://bit.ly/1QHM0ny )
BingoBoingo: ^ Record holder
BingoBoingo: Three years old and type 2 diabetes, most people with congential type 1 diabetes don't know it at that age ☟︎
mircea_popescu: that's sad
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mircea_popescu: poor kid
BingoBoingo: Seriously
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 8750 @ 0.00076677 = 6.7092 BTC [+] {3}
BingoBoingo: We have the opposite of survival skills floating around here
mats: ;;tslb
gribble: Error: Problem retrieving latest block data.
mats: o
BingoBoingo: And people wonder why I hate?
mircea_popescu: hmmmm
mircea_popescu: 912 kb block
mircea_popescu: mostl;y garbage.
mircea_popescu: like say 872699895ed8a85560405f63590ff6987f12a76fe25a8edee398451ec6c13a12 : "OP_RETURN j"
mircea_popescu: (inputs dblspent in 6a65aab8f7cc0be8ad03a940f0844b2c127e055749ac5e731faf7b64a1db0b81 )
mats: I put up 2btc on Yes for the eth bet
BingoBoingo: mats: Numbers aren't solidly sourced yet, but looking like "no" on the Paul bet was bank
BingoBoingo: I have yet to find a number that puts him under 9 minutes
mats: I thought you watched the shit tonight
BingoBoingo: mats: Fuck no. I don't have cable or adobeFlash
BingoBoingo: ANd you can't torrent a livestream
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 20050 @ 0.00076696 = 15.3775 BTC [+]
BingoBoingo: So far tonight I watched the South Park premier (great) and the MasterChef finale (hiss), next up is the inside of my eyelids
mats: I watched the directors cut of the movie Kingdom of Heaven tonight
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 2400 @ 0.00075892 = 1.8214 BTC [-]
mats: p good
mats: 7.5/10
BingoBoingo: About what I'd rate it
BingoBoingo: It is neither Gladiator nor The Waterboy... Just exactly between them
mats: it suffered at the box office, probably because the theatrical cut sucked
BingoBoingo: Yeah, that was closer to The Waterboy and further from Gladiator
BingoBoingo surprised qntra has now topped /r/bitcoin for several consecutive hours nao
punkman: http://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2015/sep/17/chile-earthquake-massive-83-magnitude-tremor-strikes-santiago-live-updates
assbot: Chile earthquake: one million people evacuated after 8.3 magnitude quake – rolling report | World news | The Guardian ... ( http://bit.ly/1OgIiTw )
mats: mods asleep at the wheel
BingoBoingo: Oh shit, https://archive.is/kMu5r also watch the confused USG Phillipenis https://archive.is/Qm4uB
assbot: Bitcoin ... ( http://bit.ly/1OgIjqt )
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1OgIlif )
mircea_popescu: wow wtf ?
BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: For roughly 5 hours now
mircea_popescu: nothing whatsoever here.
BingoBoingo: Why would it look like anything there compared to complete pipe saturating DDoS
mircea_popescu: ahh the coast.
BingoBoingo: Search engine burps prolly make bigger blips on the data transfer graph
mircea_popescu: ~800 miles away
mircea_popescu: but andes help.
mircea_popescu: car alarms were set off in Buenos Aires, << not that i heard.
mircea_popescu: BingoBoingo so is this in fact the jan one ?
BingoBoingo: Jan what?
mircea_popescu: first thing ion your 2nd link, "This hack happened in December 2014."
BingoBoingo: Ah, happened whenever
mircea_popescu: so it's not a different incident from that one
mircea_popescu: just they filed paperwork or w/e
BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: Just became public now.
BingoBoingo: Was a thing in January or December.
BingoBoingo: Still less of a thing than their Bowl game loss
mircea_popescu: aha
BingoBoingo: everythign BitPay is a mess, nothing BitPay makes sense, and the worst damage inflicted upon BitPay still seems explicitly self inflicted
BingoBoingo: Given the lack of WoT for all I know this "hack" was just Tony building up his buget for bricks of cocaine while some for of money was there.
BingoBoingo: ESPN doesn't simply cancel contracts though. To cancel the three game contract BitPay almost certainly had to settle forst just under the cost of the first two games.
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BingoBoingo: Unless a court gets involved for bankruptcy or some shit, but that would come out too.
BingoBoingo: The Disney empire is viscious, but no arm is a viscious as ESPN
BingoBoingo: I mean ESPN can do more than the Department of Education to make or break bezzle institutions
BingoBoingo: As opaque as BitPay is if we are at this moment ascribing its failures to anything I am still leaning towards its deal with ESPN, Bowl game naming right have slaughtered many a small business
deedbot-: [BitBet Bets Bets] 2.00000000 BTC on 'Yes' - The ETH scam won't see 2016 - http://bitbet.us/bet/1199/the-eth-scam-wont-see-2016/#b7
BingoBoingo: There's too many bowl games, only way to win the bowl game naming game is pony up for a January 1st game or have the cash reserves
BingoBoingo: But who am I to know if BitPay sent 100,000 BTC to a 1BitcoinEater address back in 2012?
BingoBoingo: Or not
BingoBoingo: Sweet baby Jebus it is Bread Tripe
punkman: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277426 << we might need a rule to not do that without the patch also touching an existing file ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 03:00:27; asciilifeform: this will happen, for example, when we finally... add a file
punkman: there's also a slight problem when you have identical files with different filepaths, I was thinking of doing path+sha512 in my mappings
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 10850 @ 0.00075373 = 8.178 BTC [-]
deedbot-: [BitBet Bets Bets] 10.00000000 BTC on 'No' - The ETH scam won't see 2016 - http://bitbet.us/bet/1199/the-eth-scam-wont-see-2016/#b8
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 12200 @ 0.0007595 = 9.2659 BTC [+]
shinohai: !s https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-devel/2015-July/030150.html
assbot: TOFU Design ... ( http://bit.ly/1QjGTZX )
assbot: 0 results for 'https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-devel/2015-July/030150.html' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=https%3A%2F%2Flists.gnupg.org%2Fpipermail%2Fgnupg-devel%2F2015-July%2F030150.html
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punkman: shinohai: does that read as nonsense or is it just me?
shinohai: It sound like laziness, but I'm still noob
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shinohai: the argument against plain wot seems silly, the point of it is manual review isn't it?
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assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 12500 @ 0.00076217 = 9.5271 BTC [-]
punkman: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CPEpkAbWUAAXmoG.jpg:large
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1Nz7Dqe )
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assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 53875 @ 0.00076731 = 41.3388 BTC [+] {3}
BingoBoingo: 10 minutes 52 seconds re: https://bitbet.us/bet/1197/rand-paul-will-get-less-than-7-minutes/ Probably as official as thing get without making a girlie torrent and time it with a stopwatch
assbot: BitBet - Rand Paul will get less than 7 minutes in Sept. 16th Republican debate :: 5.04 B (94%) on Yes, 0.31 B (6%) on No | closed 2 days 9 hours ago ... ( http://bit.ly/1KkQ9bU )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 17230 @ 0.00076766 = 13.2268 BTC [+] {3}
mircea_popescu: "But if all you have to say is that you think TOFU is a bad idea, please restrain yourself." << all i have to say is not that "i think tofu is a bad idea". all i have to say is that tofu isn't even a bad idea, and Neal H. Walfield is too stupid to even be wrong.
mircea_popescu: "if you think that a standard for wooden cheeses is a bad idea please restrain yourself, herpitty derp"
mircea_popescu: "The first issue is defining an identity. In OpenPGP, the identity is, by convention, an RFC 2822 name-addr, which has the form "John Doe <jdoe at example.com> (comment)" (without the quotes)." << not only is openpgp completely idiotic on this score, but also. wut ?
mircea_popescu: god that thing is stupid. /me rages away from it.
punkman: !babbage
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punkman: heh http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/17/technology/china-tries-to-extract-pledge-of-compliance-from-us-tech-firms.html
assbot: Log In - The New York Times ... ( http://bit.ly/1KiPt7N )
punkman: https://www.google.com/patents/US20150124107 "Facebook patent: fingerprinting your camera via quirks in its pixels"
assbot: Patent US20150124107 - Associating cameras with users and objects in a social networking system - Google Patents ... ( http://bit.ly/1LizomN )
mircea_popescu: heh. there's not been a jew in nazi germany like the american in china.
mircea_popescu: In a recent speech, Travis Kalanick, chief executive of the ride-hailing company Uber, said that progress brought by his company had to be “in harmony with stability,” words often used by Chinese officials to signal the dangers of social and political unrest. IBM’s China marketing materials use phrases like “building a harmonious society” and “the Chinese dream,” the latter a phrase coined by Xi to signif
mircea_popescu: y the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
mircea_popescu: in stability with Harmony, huh ?
mircea_popescu: dat slut.
mircea_popescu: "Earlier this month, Dell pledged to spend $125 billion in China over the next fiveyears, which is about five times the company’s value when it was taken private in 2013. " ahahaha mkay.
shinohai: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/british-isis-member-complains-of-rude-arabs-who-steal-his-shoes-eat-like-children-and-wont-queue-10503356.html <<< isis is becoming more and more tumblresque every day. @ times in < 24 hrs.
assbot: British Isis member complains of 'rude Arabs' who steal his shoes, eat like children – and won't queue - Middle East - World - The Independent ... ( http://bit.ly/1KiRbWM )
mircea_popescu: https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/3l8x8g/bitpay_claims_hack_amounting_to_5000_bitcoins/cv4i59c << coindesk nao chasing qntra tails lmao.
assbot: bitkeef comments on BitPay Claims Hack Amounting to 5000 Bitcoins ... ( http://bit.ly/1KiRalI )
mircea_popescu: oh god, the ironee.
mircea_popescu: http://imgur.com/gallery/aBpKfIJ
assbot: For those of you that wanted to see a piglet being woken up by a cheerio - GIF on Imgur ... ( http://bit.ly/1LiATRQ )
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assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 18100 @ 0.00076217 = 13.7953 BTC [-]
punkman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jECMuzD9BzQ
assbot: OGRE - 195 [Full Album] - YouTube ... ( http://bit.ly/1LiCpDF )
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shinohai: https://i.imgur.com/0V1BQVM.png
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1Kotr2u )
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assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 2059 @ 0.00076081 = 1.5665 BTC [+]
danielpbarron: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277523 << people were visibly irritated by my unintentionally topical choice of "Ron Paul for President" hoodie I wore to dinner last night. This was at a bar/grill; the kind with televisions on all the walls, one of which displayed the "debate" ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 03:58:56; mircea_popescu: THAT is a debate ?
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assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 13150 @ 0.00076638 = 10.0779 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 50400 @ 0.00076838 = 38.7264 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 10350 @ 0.00076838 = 7.9527 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 4861 @ 0.00076638 = 3.7254 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 10600 @ 0.0007662 = 8.1217 BTC [-] {3}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6950 @ 0.00076838 = 5.3402 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 81500 @ 0.00076862 = 62.6425 BTC [+] {6}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 17050 @ 0.00076449 = 13.0346 BTC [-]
shinohai: http://www.coindesk.com/changetip-dollar-tipping-non-bitcoin-crowd/
assbot: ChangeTip Adds Dollar Tipping to Woo Non-Bitcoin Crowd ... ( http://bit.ly/1iRK94e )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 2776 @ 0.00076894 = 2.1346 BTC [+]
mike_c: "Congress approved $500m (£323m) to train and equip around 5,000 rebels as a key plank of US strategy against IS... Asked how many US trained rebels were fighting he said: 'It's a small number... we're talking four or five.'"
mike_c: Only $100m per rebel. Good job. ☟︎
mike_c: !up stripclubmc
mike_c: !up crescendo
crescendo: ;;ident
gribble: CAUTION: irc nick differs from otc registered nick. Nick 'crescendo', with hostmask 'crescendo!~mozart@unaffiliated/crescendo', is identified as user 'martindale', with GPG key id 6D413F92BC7CFDC4, key fingerprint 3A1957775B9D02D35F4D130A6D413F92BC7CFDC4, and bitcoin address 17kMRNtUMqPGj4dfJsCn6yjBn8cQh38A2K
stripclubmc: lets hear it for harmony and stability
crescendo: thanks, btw
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 34000 @ 0.00076894 = 26.144 BTC [+]
stripclubmc: next up, no that wasnt tux misusing the prison toilets, staright from some forgotten ward in tokyo, hold on tight, it's yuuuurei
shinohai: !rated mike_c
assbot: You have not rated mike_c.
shinohai: !v assbot:shinohai.rate.mike_c.1:9ea5948bf36bb1073e837c3443ea93b6ce57ace3c0ae3b57f2a6e97121b0dd45
assbot: Successfully added a rating of 1 for mike_c with note: For btcalpha, thanks for the useful site.
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kakobrekla: !s tmux leak
assbot: 0 results for 'tmux leak' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=tmux+leak
kakobrekla: > It's up to glibc to return it to the kernel and it is poor at that. < ahhh
jurov: punkman: nondeterministic != biased. the quote i referred to conflated the two, too
jurov: biased randomness sources are perfectly usable. deterministic, not so ☟︎
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6700 @ 0.00076525 = 5.1272 BTC [-] {3}
punkman: jurov: it mentioned "weighted dice", but yeah
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 7887 @ 0.00076449 = 6.0295 BTC [-]
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assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 20200 @ 0.00076902 = 15.5342 BTC [+]
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assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 8550 @ 0.00076449 = 6.5364 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 23403 @ 0.00076449 = 17.8914 BTC [-]
mircea_popescu: !up crescendo
mircea_popescu: assbot is on a different wot. they got forked last year.
mircea_popescu: http://wiki.bitcoin-assets.com/first_steps_in_bitcoin-assets << see there halfway down, it's not hard to register.
jurov: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277623 AWS is not just virtual servers, but for DDoS resistance one needs their opaque CDN or loadbalancer with considerable learning curve. ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 04:30:45; copypaste: AWS is quite expensive, but the great thing about it is you never get down due to DDoS.
punkman: http://eprint.iacr.org/2015/898
assbot: Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2015/898 ... ( http://bit.ly/1Kp03Jt )
punkman: " Cross-VM RSA Key Recovery in a Public Cloud"
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 14700 @ 0.00076901 = 11.3044 BTC [+] {2}
mircea_popescu: jurov i don't imagine anyone seriously uses them for ddos mitigation. maybe in obscure corner cases.
jurov: Their caching initially caused so much grief to mod6 that he moved foundation stuff out
jurov: mircea_popescu: i do :)
mircea_popescu: !up ascii_field
mircea_popescu: only way that's cost effective is if you're very weird.
kakobrekla: i never used aws so i dunno what they have but aws users usually end up using clouflare or smth (see buttstamp)
kakobrekla: sorry, clownflare i meant
jurov: why weird. coinbr had a ddos, so I just fired beefier instance to filter the crud that made through load balancer
mircea_popescu: lol ahahaha
mircea_popescu: ok, clownflare shall be its name henceforth ☟︎
jurov: after few days it was over
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 3682 @ 0.00076449 = 2.8149 BTC [-]
jurov: total expense maybe $5
jurov: and coinbr was slower but accessible
mircea_popescu: i dunno. i know i ran the numbers at some point, loled and forgot about it.
punkman: https://www.cloudave.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/clown-computing-300x227.png
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1Kp0kvO )
mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277848 << good job, blowjob! ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 14:48:54; mike_c: Only $100m per rebel. Good job.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 28726 @ 0.00076902 = 22.0909 BTC [+]
ascii_field: $1 per rebel; $99.999999m per to halliburton...
mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277872 <<< this is good news, because unbiased randomness sources come in the same box with non-drifting quantum clocks and other goodies. ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 16:46:45; jurov: biased randomness sources are perfectly usable. deterministic, not so
mircea_popescu: it seems to have been misplaced in transit.
jurov: yes, the argument flied off in bad direction. i found the recommendation(to check for loaded dice or cards) hilarious in that context
jurov: that's all
jurov: it would be yet more hilarious if it said "loaded coins" as it was demonstrated there's no such thing
punkman: jurov: where was the quote from?
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 28900 @ 0.00076902 = 22.2247 BTC [+]
ben_vulpes: from the lulzmine: "Do specialized systems include enhanced security measures consistent with risk analysis?" ☟︎
jurov: punkman: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=16-09-2015#1277011 ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 16-09-2015 21:44:17; thestringpuller: shinohai: http://qntra.net/2015/02/new-security-standard-announced-at-devcore/ << reported on qntra
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes and you're not gonna answer "no, they include unenhanced security measures. shithead."
jurov: http://cryptoconsortium.github.io/CCSS/Details/ here is the meat
assbot: Details ... ( http://bit.ly/1Kp1o2V )
mircea_popescu: herpitty derp we went to community college, and we buy ENHANCED shit.
ascii_field: usg lives & breathes embrace&extenduish via 'STANDARDS!!!111'
mircea_popescu: ascii_field and "fuzzy process" aka "rough consensus" aka democracy facade without representativity (and preferably - without anyone to represent).
ascii_field: aha. it.
mircea_popescu: somehow no political "scientist" of the anglosphere figured out yet that democracy and representativity are sides of a field, and when you increase "participation" you generally degrade representativity.
mircea_popescu: obtaining less democracy to be spread out to more people.
kakobrekla: https://scontent-vie1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/11988353_10206790274728721_3728357346917522102_n.jpg?oh=e7fc36592ab74f8adffc46547de8d933&oe=56630C68
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1Kp1DLm )
mircea_popescu: (which is why democracy is always born and only ever seems to work in states built atop homogenuous nations. if you have multiple distinct social groups, it is strictly impossible to actually represent them while at the same time having a working democracy. which is why mass murder and ethnic cleansing always appears reasonable to the people doing it : they have to choose between democracy and multiculturalism, and the
mircea_popescu: y chose.)
mircea_popescu: the alternative being, obviously, usistan. "democracy" if you don't look too closely. such as by living there, or thinking about it any.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 12550 @ 0.00076902 = 9.6512 BTC [+]
ascii_field: the canonical 'two wolves and a sheep voting on dinner' ☟︎
mircea_popescu: quite.
mircea_popescu: your observation re a failed state a few days ago has bothered me hence.
mircea_popescu: but i know why, now. there IS such a thing as a failed state.
mircea_popescu: the us is one, because it fails to be what it DECLARES it wants to be. so was the soviet union.
mircea_popescu: just like failure works in humans : i can't fly, but i also didn't declare i aim to be a bird.
ascii_field: aha, not a problem until falling from sky sans parachute
mircea_popescu: just as long as i stick to aiming to scatter self around, i will be fine.
mircea_popescu: prolly do a bang up job of it too.
ascii_field: l0l
mircea_popescu: that's the fucking bitch there. a conflation of aim and desirability.
mircea_popescu: because obviously fucktarded puritans and "all goods are one"
ascii_field: point.
mircea_popescu: it's not even "gotta have happy endings", that's not it. it's "gotta have PLENARY happy endings". as usual the actual disease agent is hidden from examination by the very workings of the disease.
mircea_popescu: the problem isn't that they want the god damned life to be a movie, and movies to have happy endings.
mircea_popescu: it's the strict notion of "happy = everything"
mircea_popescu: !up ascii_field
shinohai: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277900 <<< Bitcoin scammer approved. ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 18:20:32; mircea_popescu: ok, clownflare shall be its name henceforth
mircea_popescu: "cleanliness is godliness" for fucks sake.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6300 @ 0.00076902 = 4.8448 BTC [+]
mircea_popescu: "Să fii al propriilor fapte fiu, e un principiu onorant şi viu"
mircea_popescu: ahahaha o boy.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 1850 @ 0.00076449 = 1.4143 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 12050 @ 0.00076902 = 9.2667 BTC [+]
mircea_popescu: !up ascii_field
ascii_field: 'JYA and Cryptome passphrases are secure. Plaintext discovered not related to Cryptome, with alternative to decrypt: original not scrubbed.' << l0l!
mircea_popescu: wut ?
ascii_field: from his www
mircea_popescu: but what does it mean
ascii_field: schizo rubbish ?
ascii_field: http://xkcd.com/1578 << related.
assbot: xkcd: Squirrelphone ... ( http://bit.ly/1Kp5p7y )
mircea_popescu: so the cryptome guy finally went over to the what's his name
ascii_field: dragos ?
mircea_popescu: the fellow with the magical virus, used to run apple hakathon
mircea_popescu: yea
ascii_field: either this, or we are meant to think it.
mircea_popescu: or maybe we are meant to think we are meant to ... hm!
ascii_field overflows stack
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6500 @ 0.00076554 = 4.976 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 7400 @ 0.00076554 = 5.665 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6528 @ 0.00076554 = 4.9974 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 31200 @ 0.00076586 = 23.8948 BTC [+]
deedbot-: [Qntra] "Y Combinator" Too Generic To Trademark - http://qntra.net/2015/09/y-combinator-too-generic-to-trademark/
BingoBoingo: !up hdbuck
mircea_popescu: well at least the shitheads didn't try to trademark the integral sign ☟︎
mircea_popescu: (this time)
hdbuck: http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/pr7231-15
assbot: CFTC Orders Bitcoin Options Trading Platform Operator and its CEO to Cease Illegally Offering Bitcoin Options and to Cease Operating a Facility for Trading or Processing of Swaps without Registering ... ( http://bit.ly/1Kp8zs3 )
BingoBoingo: hdbuck: Want to write that story up?
hdbuck: ah sure why not
shinohai: !up ascii_field
mircea_popescu is now looking for bitcoin options market makers.
mircea_popescu: time to reintroduce them to mpex.
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> well at least the shitheads didn't try to trademark the integral sign << Amazing where tiny bits of proto-sanity appear in USG
BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: Price signal improved, FU USG, or is better price signal impossible without MPEx options?
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 20300 @ 0.00076455 = 15.5204 BTC [-] {4}
mircea_popescu: market maker can use whatever signal he choses.
BingoBoingo: Ah
mircea_popescu: Rick is a Chinese guy who works in a shitty office in a shitty town. Because the printers suck, occasionally his name is misspelled.
mircea_popescu: His boss suggests he change his name.
mircea_popescu: Rick changes his name.
mircea_popescu: To Denis.
ascii_field: l0l!!
ascii_field: and we now know that it was a 'xerox'.
mircea_popescu: :))
ascii_field: (xerox is the true unsung hero-to-zero story of usa - for fucks sake they had the interactive graphical computer before anyone else)
ascii_field: and they wiped their arses with it.
mircea_popescu: the parc huh. myeah.
mircea_popescu: whenever you hear the inept business majors with the "adult supervision" bs, you can kindly remind them that they adult supervised xerox right into the fucking hole.
ascii_field: and hp, and, and, and, ...
ascii_field: bell labs.
ascii_field: and.
mircea_popescu: so far the score's preeeeety badly stacked against 'em
ascii_field: but y'see 'it doesn't count'
ascii_field: because.
mircea_popescu: and yet they manage to delude themselves into this wholly hallucinated alt-reality where they are actually useful,
mircea_popescu: and they didn't just waste their tiome and govt's money in school
mircea_popescu: and business degree is better than art degree.
mircea_popescu: hey - at least half the trombone & clowning majors can suck cock!
ascii_field: because they get 'gold parachute' and yacht, while engineer works 100 hr/wk and dies of coronary at 39
ascii_field: in other nyooz, this horror apparently exists: http://www.amazon.com/Blockchain-Blueprint-Economy-Melanie-Swan/dp/1491920491
ascii_field: the reviews are lulzy
ascii_field: and i've lost what respect i had remaining for the publisher.
ascii_field: this one actually makes the antonopoulos book look good!
ascii_field: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=17-09-2015#1277984 << what would be better yet is if the various firms who grabbed historical figures they had ~nothing~ to do with - e.g., tesla, galois - were similarly detrademarked ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 17-09-2015 19:55:51; mircea_popescu: well at least the shitheads didn't try to trademark the integral sign
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 14952 @ 0.00076913 = 11.5 BTC [+] {3}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 19077 @ 0.00076307 = 14.5571 BTC [-]
ascii_field: re: galois corp: vintage lul: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22029474-900-play-video-games-to-help-military-secure-its-software
assbot: Play video games to help military secure its software | New Scientist ... ( http://bit.ly/1Kpc1CM )
BingoBoingo: !up hdbuck
BingoBoingo: !up ascii_field
deedbot-: [Qntra] Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Grows For The Sixth Consecutive Time - http://qntra.net/2015/09/bitcoin-mining-difficulty-grows-for-the-sixth-consecutive-time/
punkman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYM50dBa1Fk ☟︎
assbot: Witness - Chinese Dreamland - YouTube ... ( http://bit.ly/1Lkg74v )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 23000 @ 0.00076187 = 17.523 BTC [-] {4}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 19100 @ 0.0007574 = 14.4663 BTC [-] {3}
deedbot-: [BitBet Bets Bets] 5.00000000 BTC on 'No' - EUR/USD Parity in 2015 - http://bitbet.us/bet/1111/eur-usd-parity-in-2015/#b31
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 18200 @ 0.00076149 = 13.8591 BTC [+]
gernika: great video punkman
BingoBoingo: !up hdbuck
BingoBoingo: !Up ascii_field
deedbot-: [Qntra] CFTC Regulatory Butt Thunder Continues - http://qntra.net/2015/09/cftc-regulatory-butt-thunder-continues/
shinohai: Butt Thunder
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 23550 @ 0.00075775 = 17.845 BTC [-] {4}
BingoBoingo: Indeed
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 23991 @ 0.00076958 = 18.463 BTC [+] {3}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 15175 @ 0.0007698 = 11.6817 BTC [+] {4}
BingoBoingo: !up ascii_field
BingoBoingo: !up hdbuck
punkman: gernika: strange little film
gernika: punkman: at least she had the opportunity to work in a sweatshop when the startup didn't work out.
punkman: gernika: she was probably getting further into debt to attend sewing machine school
punkman: who knows if she even got a job after
gernika: punkman: hmm yeah good point.
punkman: I think the best moment was when she says "I don't know if it's just me pretending or if everyone is"
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 15570 @ 0.00075911 = 11.8193 BTC [-] {3}
gernika: I missed that part - but my favorite was the discussion of how much people of various races were worth.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 3578 @ 0.00075373 = 2.6968 BTC [-]
gernika: the line you quote adds to the eerie similarity to the sillyconvalley vibe I detected though.
gernika: Except here afaik an individual can not get a business loan. Only car and home loans.
cazalla: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=15-09-2015#1275596 <<< sounds familiar http://hellorigby.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/seagull-steals-bag-of-chips.gif ☝︎
assbot: Logged on 15-09-2015 23:23:53; punkman: I saw a dog steal an unopened bag of cheetos while I was buying some tobacco from a kiosk couple days ago. guy inside shrugs "what am I gonna do, chase the fucking mutt". I wonder if some bum trained the dog, it was wearing a length of string as a collar.
assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1NGERpe )
punkman: http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1737917-investigative-report-china-theft-incorporated/
assbot: EXCLUSIVE: How Hacking and Espionage Fuel China's Growth ... ( http://bit.ly/1NGEXNN )
punkman: "Our intelligence unit’s latest estimates are that U.S. companies and the U.S. economy lose approximately $5 trillion each year, or over 30 percent of the U.S. GDP when you factor the full value of the stolen innovation"
ascii_field: wreckerz!
punkman: $5 gazillion innovations
ascii_field: wreckin' our socialist paradise.
mats: same old yarn
trinque: can't lose what you never had
mats: with the familiar garnish of Tiananmen Sq mention, so readers are reminded chinese people also hate freedom
ascii_field: and annexed hongkong !?
ascii_field: how come that was forgiven ?!>
ascii_field: omg112121211 annexing!
trinque: don't worry, Trump will "negotiate" with those chinese pussies
trinque: we'll be great again soon
punkman: http://fusion.net/story/199332/this-is-what-a-350000-house-in-san-francisco-looks-like/
assbot: How Bad are San Francisco's Housing Prices? | Fusion ... ( http://bit.ly/1LASAYB )
asciilifeform: !up ascii_field
ascii_field: 'Still, when a complete, condemnable dump is on the market for a third of a million dollars, it’s clear that money has lost all meaning.'
trinque: ^ remarkably on point
punkman: would probably cost more if the plot was empty
punkman: http://www.dw.com/en/islamist-shot-dead-in-berlin-after-knife-attack-on-policewoman/a-18721009
assbot: ′Islamist′ shot dead in Berlin after knife attack on policewoman | Breaking News | DW.COM | 17.09.2015 ... ( http://bit.ly/1LASU9G )
ascii_field: http://www.dw.com/en/romanian-prime-minister-ponta-indicted-for-corruption/a-18720431
assbot: Romanian Prime Minister Ponta indicted for corruption | News | DW.COM | 17.09.2015 ... ( http://bit.ly/1LAT3Kt )
punkman: 40k euros, pfft
deedbot-: [BitBet Bets Bets] 3.48893236 BTC on 'No' - EUR/USD Parity in 2015 - http://bitbet.us/bet/1111/eur-usd-parity-in-2015/#b32
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 9100 @ 0.00075526 = 6.8729 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 23050 @ 0.00075646 = 17.4364 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 15600 @ 0.00076274 = 11.8987 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 22000 @ 0.00076274 = 16.7803 BTC [+]
mod6: gernika: did bitcoind exit cleanly for you, finally?
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 4750 @ 0.00075705 = 3.596 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 3682 @ 0.00076274 = 2.8084 BTC [+]
gernika: mod6 yes - probably around 30 min
mod6: gernika: ah, cool.
gernika: Yeah syncing again. Sooooo close to being fully synced.
mod6: nice!
nubbins`: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/ranee-panjabi-hearing-impaired-1.3231791
assbot: Forgotten deal means MUN prof doesn't have to accommodate hearing-impaired students - Newfoundland & Labrador - CBC News ... ( http://bit.ly/1KtWAO9 )
nubbins`: "your honour, my client had a forgotten deal. i move to dismiss"
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 17400 @ 0.00075952 = 13.2156 BTC [-] {2}
punkman: "told student she wouldn't wear FM system due to religious reasons" lolwut
nubbins`: 8)
nubbins`: newfy kim davis
nubbins`: uni's response is priceless
nubbins`: "actually we signed a contract saying she didn't have to accommodate deafos"
nubbins`: OH WELL THEN
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 8890 @ 0.00075765 = 6.7355 BTC [-] {2}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 14896 @ 0.00075518 = 11.2492 BTC [-] {2}