Forum logs for 22 Feb 2019

Monday, 16 March, Year 12 d.Tr. | Author:
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: lol [00:15]
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: that's prolly last 1 for a while, it's just about the limit of what can be done with the dentist 35mm film [00:15]
asciilifeform: ( i suspect it aint the best 35mm film either, and the 'monobath' developer worsens the already pretty severe grain.. ) [00:19]
asciilifeform: the win was that it was fast -- no darkroom , expose the little enema-like thing it comes in, then manually masturbate it for min or so, wash, and scan. [00:21]
asciilifeform: << subj. [00:22]
* asciilifeform bbl [00:22]
spyked: re : I obtained a ascii-text-only copy of the archive and it weighs ~18GB lzma'ed archive of the same is 4.2GB, will post a link in the following days [08:58]
a111: Logged on 2019-02-18 02:58 asciilifeform: << before this gets lost in the chaos of gcc vivisections -- spyked , would be interesting to pry apart the zips & deduplicate , see what the actual text mass adds up to [08:58]
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: The grain just makes it artsy porn [09:37]
BingoBoingo: spyked: Sweet [09:37]
BingoBoingo: And now the local news is in a panic about FISH! Pirannahs in Salto and "pez sapo" on the "angry beach" in Punta del Este [11:10]
asciilifeform: in other hilarities, usg 'humanitarian convoy' set to break through vz border some time this weekend [11:32]
asciilifeform: ( i.e. coupla-km column of trucks fulla ak & ammo ) [11:33]
* asciilifeform wonders if that's where mircea_popescu went, to watch from front row.. [11:34]
BingoBoingo: Border with Brazil is closed, border with Colombia set to close. [11:35]
BingoBoingo: Banco Bandes Uruguay (a subsidary of the Venezuelan Development bank) is still functioning normally. [11:36]
feedbot: << Qntra -- US Pantsuit Precandidate Damned By Father For Stereotyping Jamaicans [11:50]
BingoBoingo: ^ Obama's dad never criticised him for Afropessimism [11:59]
asciilifeform: eh so it won't be ~that~ sow, will be some other sow [12:00]
asciilifeform: they have 9000 [12:00]
BingoBoingo: This sow is Jamaican/dotIndian, still frontrunner [12:24]
asciilifeform: meanwhile, in dead links, [13:47]
a111: Logged on 2016-11-18 21:16 gabriel_laddel: [13:47]
BingoBoingo: << 12 arrests over 72 grams of drugs during an incursion by Uruguayan police into the separatist republic of Cerro [20:54]
feedbot: << Qntra -- Advertisers Flee Youtube After Pedophile Commenter Ring Exposed [22:03]
asciilifeform: oh hey wb mircea_popescu [23:02]
mircea_popescu: yeah, if it weren't fucking dead. lotta these slash etc littering the internets. [23:08]
a111: Logged on 2019-02-21 17:01 asciilifeform: loox potentially interesting tho. bvt didja try it ? [23:08]
mircea_popescu: hey there asciilifeform [23:08]
* mircea_popescu has spent the past two days @world's largest hotsprings, horseback riding etc, is now looser than an amateur's synapse. [23:09]
asciilifeform: sounds like a++ day off from us glued-to-terminal snoarpeoples [23:09]
* asciilifeform spend 2d digging in tcc and a (sad) attempt at crystallography [23:10]
mircea_popescu: also guile is an unmitigated (and unmitigatable) piece of shit, if memory serves [23:10]
asciilifeform: it is ! it's the turd the gimp folx replaced ye olde tinyscheme with [23:11]
asciilifeform: ( tinyscheme also pretty crufty but at least ~small~ ) [23:11]
mircea_popescu: pretty sure my gimp runs ye olde scheme not guile. [23:11]
asciilifeform: well mine does. but i built in 2011 [23:12]
asciilifeform: nfi re nao [23:12]
mircea_popescu: a yeah. this might be ... yeah, 2007 or some shit. [23:12]
mircea_popescu: GIMP 2.6.8 Copyright © 1995-2008 [23:12]
mircea_popescu: << afaik was "desired" by the pantsuit core + amateur enablers starting maybe then, but that desire only became factual with 5 branch. [23:13]
a111: Logged on 2019-02-21 17:11 asciilifeform: ^ is this troo ? cuz if yes, possibly we're on the 'wrong' gnat.. [23:13]
mircea_popescu: this afaik is weaker than concrete, tho. [23:14]
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: my dig confirms [23:14]
mircea_popescu: aok. [23:14]
asciilifeform: did not find any hard-dependency on cpp in 4.9 other than when it builds cpp standard lib [23:14]
mircea_popescu: that has to be there, yeah. might be some flag faggotry tho, i am foggy. [23:14]
* asciilifeform realizes that he never actually tried to build a gcc w/out cppism support. this really gotta be tried [23:15]
mircea_popescu: sure. [23:15]
mircea_popescu: << turns out ~little and there's apparently no mention ever on trilema, yet it's firmly classified under cat-v in my head. wtf happened here, did we ever say hi or anything ? [23:19]
a111: Logged on 2019-02-21 17:18 bvt: i have also seen a one guy at suckless complaining about this back in the day: [23:19]
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: iirc 'suckless' == cat-v [23:20]
mircea_popescu: oh is it ? [23:20]
asciilifeform: was their proj title [23:20]
mircea_popescu: a ok then. [23:20]
mircea_popescu: i was afraid i dropped a thread there for a moment. [23:20]
asciilifeform: nope, it's the item mircea_popescu did full postmortem on, linked above [23:21]
mircea_popescu: kk [23:21]
mircea_popescu: see, i'm far from that fabled 100% foolproof etc. [23:21]
mircea_popescu: stepped in something awful's wide open jaw with both feet, all i got in return was an "oww!!!" and so on. [23:22]
mircea_popescu: there's really a lengthy list of these, "o noes, someone's fundamentally not as fucked in the head as us ?! O GOD SAVE US FROM SUCH HORRORS!!!" [23:22]
asciilifeform: one might naively picture heathens would jump at 'i bring martian tech and +9000 strength of will' etc. but nope. 'we built a++ straw plane, cargo when' [23:24]
mircea_popescu: all the way back to fucking 2014. [23:27]
mircea_popescu: actually, do you recall those "business" imbeciles discussing "the superior alternative to phuctor" and "what to do in case of divorce" roth-blabla in the same breath ? [23:27]
asciilifeform: most recently in july iirc [23:27]
asciilifeform: 'mit phuctor' [23:27]
mircea_popescu: was some other pos with some retard defending it in the usual terms of "not nice words" or some similar bs. aaanyways. [23:28]
asciilifeform: aa that was in the catv dig [23:29]
asciilifeform: didn't make it into the piece, but was in the chan [23:30]
* asciilifeform remembers this purely from head, but prolly there's a log somewhere [23:30]
mircea_popescu: hmmm... i dun think so tbh, was a DIFFERENT set of these equally indistinguishable amateur shitheads. [23:31]
asciilifeform: hrm. was definitely summer of '17 tho [23:31]
mircea_popescu: #finance or some bs. [23:31]
mircea_popescu: you recall, dude had meltdown over how his brain can't function with "fuckgoats" the string being involved. [23:32]
asciilifeform: aha! [23:32]
mircea_popescu: anyways. [23:32]
* asciilifeform recalls also pete_d's attempts to sell a 'rebrand' of fuckgoats somewhere [23:33]
mircea_popescu: << sweet. [23:34]
a111: Logged on 2019-02-22 13:58 spyked: re : I obtained a ascii-text-only copy of the archive and it weighs ~18GB lzma'ed archive of the same is 4.2GB, will post a link in the following days [23:34]
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform possibly driven by that exact fox's tail swing. [23:34]
mircea_popescu: because this is what the crabs do to each other. [23:34]
mircea_popescu: <<-->> [23:35]
a111: Logged on 2019-02-22 16:32 asciilifeform: in other hilarities, usg 'humanitarian convoy' set to break through vz border some time this weekend [23:35]
mircea_popescu: freedom fighters, amirite. [23:35]
mircea_popescu: better freedom fight caracas than baltimore, in any case. [23:36]
asciilifeform: same algo since, when, korean war, they have this 1 broken record. [23:36]
* BingoBoingo heard derp derp invasion 23rd rumors, but... no indications yet [23:45]
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: guiado 'requested aid' maduro banned 'aid' from border the open q is, will shoot or not [23:46]
BingoBoingo: Derpident also claimed power to order US military action [23:47]
BingoBoingo: But shortly after Bolton started fussing about Nicaragua [23:47]
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: supposedly whole usg orchestra, inc rooftop sniper brigade, already in colombia waiting for marching order [23:48]
BingoBoingo: Declared Cuba/Nicaragua/Vzla new axis of "not listening to US" [23:48]
asciilifeform: wtf even ~is~ in nicaragua other than 'don bigote, no mata el perro!' [23:49]
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Artisinal gold mining is a thing in Vzla. Typical haul of an artisan gold op there is 10 grams of gold per man-month [23:49]
asciilifeform: klondike, eh [23:50]
BingoBoingo: I've been waiting to drop that factlet into a blog, but there it is. One man month of hard if not particularly efficient work ~500-600 a month [23:50]
asciilifeform: typical ex-sovok chip recycler nets similar [23:50]
asciilifeform: (without even having to sweat on equator) [23:50]
asciilifeform: e.g. the thing, iirc contains no fewer than 3g ~per~ [23:51]
a111: Logged on 2019-02-14 23:52 asciilifeform: in ru there are some decent microscopists ( not the 1 phf went to, but apparently others. ) for instance, very recently found that К1801 ( sovok 'pdp-11' single-chip ) was ~not~ in fact a photoclone of dec's (only the early '80s demo ver was!) but , turns out, entirely indigenous orc design, with coupla x ~fewer~ transistors and yet faster max clock [23:51]
asciilifeform: (this is why they're rare -- and not because asciilifeform bought'em all) [23:51]
BingoBoingo: A large part of what makes Vzla relatively VERY rich is... anti-malarials are a relatively recent invention [23:51]
BingoBoingo: But these folks aren't even digging up whole river beds california style yet [23:55]
asciilifeform: i suppose notion is, that they will soon, for chance at ticket to miami mecca [23:56]
asciilifeform: and under whip of 'humanitarian experts' [23:56]
BingoBoingo: Well, Miami may be Mecca but do Mangos grow in the streets and alleys? [23:58]
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