Forum logs for 31 Mar 2018

Monday, 16 March, Year 12 d.Tr. | Author:
mod6: asciilifeform: seems to do what is printed on the box (at least from a `` point of view): [00:44]
mod6: oh btw, the fg-genesis.vpatch and corresponding sig are not available via the link (originating from You may want to post these some where accessable. I can throw them onto if you like. [00:48]
mod6: Or, w/e, s.nsa site should be coming back shortly anyway. [00:49]
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes yer site's 502 for the past half hour or so. [11:06]
mircea_popescu: << so in the end, this thread wasn't ever found was it ? [11:07]
a111: Logged on 2018-03-21 14:58 a111: Logged on 2016-02-21 02:14 mircea_popescu: (and for the record i will point out that tlp is anglotard enough to miss most of the substance. there's perfecty good reason everyone painted the same god damned vase with two apples next to it, and this has little do to with "you're not boring son ok" and a lot of fucking things to do with ... damn, where's that thread about ther ancient battlefield ? [11:07]
mircea_popescu: god damned it was actually on trilema, not on trilema, which is why logsearch didn't turn it up. here, for all time : [11:16]
asciilifeform: << they were mirrored from almost first hour of release at phf's [12:22]
a111: Logged on 2018-03-31 04:48 mod6: oh btw, the fg-genesis.vpatch and corresponding sig are not available via the link (originating from You may want to post these some where accessable. I can throw them onto if you like. [12:22]
asciilifeform: but moar mirrors never hurts. [12:23]
asciilifeform: ( plus also in hardcopy included with every fg crate. ) [12:23]
deedbot: << Trilema - Here's what changed [12:23]
mod6: lol derp, this for some reason didn't occur to me lastnight. aight nevermind. [12:26]
mircea_popescu: and in other lulz, trilema archives deliver [12:34]
a111: Logged on 2018-03-30 05:21 douchebag: mircea_popescu: I have a girl but she is wondering if she's allowed to wear sunglasses [12:34]
mircea_popescu: also 2018 is the year trilema actually took over my leisure reading needs. by now it's so old i've forgotten a large enough proportion of it the odds of hitting an interesting article loading my own blog actually exceed the odds of hitting something interesting by picking up a torrent, or opening the internets. [12:35]
* asciilifeform recalls approximately when this ^ had happened to uncle al [12:36]
mircea_popescu: when ? [12:36]
asciilifeform: some time around beginning of bush-I reign [12:36]
mircea_popescu: did it show ? [12:36]
asciilifeform: it did! [12:36]
mircea_popescu: how ? [12:36]
asciilifeform: started appending old essays to usenet posts [12:37]
mircea_popescu: heh [12:37]
asciilifeform: err, bush-II [12:37]
mircea_popescu: did the whole thing become uninteresting, tritely self-referrential ? [12:38]
asciilifeform: imho not. d00d 'quit while ahead' [12:38]
mircea_popescu: i ain't fucking quitting. [12:39]
asciilifeform: ~nobody ever does [12:39]
mircea_popescu: i would really like a list of "all personal blogs older than a decade" right about now. [12:40]
mircea_popescu: but, of course, "you can find anything on the internet -- if you put it there yourself." [12:40]
mircea_popescu: << " is Houston's longest running personal journal/weblog on politics and culture." [12:42]
mircea_popescu: all fine and good, except the penultimate article is "Happy (belated) 2018! Posted by Kevin on January 6, 2018 So, I kind of missed my annual/placeholder Happy New Year post this time around…" [12:42]
mircea_popescu: this is not a fucking blog. [12:42]
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: ilkka kokkarinen's ~first~ blog, is ~almost~ old enuff: and imho notbad [12:45]
a111: Logged on 2017-12-17 03:56 asciilifeform: from same thread, << still there, still afaik only copy of his 1st blog in existence on public net [12:45]
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform "first blog" is autodisqualified. what's this, like "hot girl's first body" ? what are we, snakes ? [12:46]
mircea_popescu: "bitcoin scammer's first identity" next. [12:46]
asciilifeform: it was pantsuit-bulldozed [12:46]
asciilifeform: but if looking for continuous ones -- i've nuffin [12:46]
mircea_popescu: did he die ? [12:46]
mircea_popescu: in the buldozing i mean [12:46]
asciilifeform: he was defrocked from his professorship iirc then sued, won, opened new blog, then some time in 2012 it happened again, but after this vanished. ( see thread ) [12:47]
asciilifeform: !#s ilkka [12:47]
a111: 48 results for "ilkka", [12:47]
mircea_popescu: (anyway, remind me of the ocarine dood once i signal i'm done reading mazepath. which may take the year or something) [12:47]
asciilifeform: aite. [12:47]
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform so how does this check out ? he had no copies of the old one or what. [12:47]
asciilifeform: some folx have a strange attitude to own writing. i can even better understand the folx who burn their symphonies but the indifferent -- i have nfi what broke in their heads. [12:48]
mircea_popescu: so if he doesn't care, why would i ? [12:49]
asciilifeform: no particular reason. but d00d figures prominently in asciilifeform's cabinet of curios -- 'old, sane, technically literate bl0gz' [12:49]
asciilifeform: there aint many to choose from. [12:49]
mircea_popescu: seems to me a modicum of self respect is nevertheless an absolute requisite for even showing face in a public forum. [12:50]
mircea_popescu: "maybe i don't have much to say and maybe what i have to say isn't even that interesting but at least i give it my best shot, and i am aware there's nothing else that's me." [12:51]
mircea_popescu: whereas i find VEHEHERY objectionable the usual "oh, what kangaroo court said is what i ~really~ am, that defines me". and so following. [12:51]
asciilifeform: d00d had a healthy audacity and wrote under his own name etc. but then in the end burned everyffin. [12:51]
asciilifeform: ( never even said , the last time, the reason why. ) [12:51]
mircea_popescu: nevermind the "my lawyer advised me not to comment on the pending case" rather instead "sorry your honor, that won't look good on my blog" [12:51]
mircea_popescu: first things first. [12:51]
mircea_popescu: in vaguely related news, " <p>Personally, I love personal blogs. I&#8217m a sucker for HuffingtonPost, xoJane, and all those other sites with tons of juicy and interesting content.</p>" sez idiot giving advice on how to be blogful his page has js-disabled copy-pasting. which evidently works. [12:54]
asciilifeform: at any rate asciilifeform is not his literary agent. moar of grave robber. nobody gotta look in the sarcophagus if they dun want. [12:54]
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform yeah, i'm not objecting to the thing itself, just mostly thinking out loud. [12:55]
mircea_popescu: (for the young reader : xojane was some bullshit wanna-be "platform" for imaginary "cimmunities" that got bought by the suckers (time warner) in 2015 and frozen in 2016. because myspace wasn't enough or something. and huffington post, well, need i even point out, it was exactly the same thing, ran by a nigger somewhat more dextrous still. adriana made out ok from the swindle.) [12:57]
mircea_popescu: let's preserve, actually : [12:57]
mircea_popescu: "Four years ago this month, I found out that Jane Pratt — the editor that had made me want to be an editor since I was 12 years old — had chosen me to be the beauty director of her new xoJane beauty spinoff, xoVain. OK, so I was actually her second choice — her first had fallen through — but that was OK. I had previously not even pitched to xoJane because I was so intimidated and sure I'd be rejected, so getting hired [12:58]
mircea_popescu: for a full-time editorial position in any capacity under Jane Pratt, with or without someone else's name crossed off next to mine, felt like an honor." [12:58]
mircea_popescu: "marci" totally watched too much that-lesbian-interest-flick-with-the-older-woman-and-shoes, w/e it was called. [12:58]
ben_vulpes: mircea_popescu: thx [13:20]
ben_vulpes: pff nuffin in logs [13:28]
phf: trinque: have you seen it's by dimitri fontaine, who's a major postgresql contrib, but he also wrote pgloader, a proggy for etl into postgresql, which he wrote in common lisp you get mentions of clos and naggum and such in his book. [13:31]
phf: i saw it on a colleagues table, started reading it, and it looks sensible and educational. first time i borrow a book from a coworker :o [13:34]
phf: ben_vulpes: mimisbrunnr perhaps needs a list of fellow bots, so that it ignores links from bot quotes. i remember we had conversations about how to handle it long time ago, but i don't remember what the resolution was. a111 maintains a list of all bots, which is just manually updated [13:37]
mircea_popescu: phf the idea was that the behaviour is fine as it is. [13:49]
mircea_popescu: [13:50]
mimisbrunnr: Logged on 2018-03-31 16:26 mircea_popescu: and in other lulz, trilema archives deliver [13:50]
mircea_popescu: oh, i guess not. a111 dun read its own lines sometimes does it ? [13:50]
phf: mircea_popescu: a111 doesn't read anything from bots, i can disable it but that will obviously create a mutually recursive loop of flood [13:51]
phf: [13:51]
a111: Logged on 2018-03-31 17:50 mircea_popescu: [13:51]
mimisbrunnr: Logged on 2018-03-31 16:26 mircea_popescu: and in other lulz, trilema archives deliver [13:51]
mircea_popescu: phf kinda what that ended up with, "let's see how deep it can possibly get" [13:52]
phf: ah interesting [13:53]
BingoBoingo: !!up Nicole__ [14:36]
deedbot: Nicole__ voiced for 30 minutes. [14:36]
deedbot: << Qntra - Bearish News For The Dollar As Renmibi Moves Into Oil Markets [17:49]
BingoBoingo: !!deed [20:07]
deedbot: accepted: 1 [20:07]
deedbot: << Qntra - Qntra (S.QNTR) March 2018 Report [20:08]
mircea_popescu: and in other indian news : rotimatic is a roti prata maker. it weighs 18kgs, has about 50 sensors and 500 motors. [20:10]
BingoBoingo: That is a worrying sensor to motor ratio [20:11]
mircea_popescu: ikr. [20:14]
BingoBoingo: I have to wonder... Did Uber make it? [20:15]
mircea_popescu: nah. [20:15]
a111: Logged on 2018-03-29 20:13 mircea_popescu: in other lulz, news from india : tata came up with a $2500 car. "nano". it has... no 0-60, because it goes 45 at the most. [20:15]
mircea_popescu: (since it's catholic easter, here's easter egg bonus lulz from romania : roti is how you say wheels.) [20:16]
BingoBoingo: lol [20:16]
deedbot: << Bingo Blog - Milestones In Language Immersion [20:16]
BingoBoingo: ^ I saw this earlier and figured it was time for another dispatch [20:17]
BingoBoingo: !~later tell douchebag ^ the above logline has some interesting history [20:18]
mircea_popescu: o yeah speaking of which, hey douchebag whatever happened to that tea chick ? [20:18]
mircea_popescu: imagine the waitresses of today. loose hundred dollar bills and trips to costa rica are such a common everyday occurence in their lives, they don't even have to go chasing. let opportunity chase after the broad instead, is it postmodernism or innit?!?!?! [20:19]
BingoBoingo: Seriously [20:19]
BingoBoingo: They again just about everybody in this country is "on vacation" for some definitions of vacation. [20:20]
mircea_popescu: if they all lived in palaces it'd be one thing, but i've seen the louse traps. [20:20]
mircea_popescu: yeah, aerosmith's "permanent vacation". brain checked out. [20:20]
BingoBoingo: Or they have gone to exotic places like paraguay. [20:21]
BingoBoingo: Which may be exotic for people from anywhere but Uru- [20:22]
mircea_popescu: i guess. [20:25]
BingoBoingo: Kinda like going to the Ozarks when you already live in St Louis [20:25]
mircea_popescu: or they despise themselves so much (as the direct and also necessary result of spending all their time involved with absolutely nothing else) that they automatically discount anything that happens to them by like 99.9999999%. because, as the wise timuruc once said, "if you were a millionaire you wouldn't be talking to me" [20:25]
mircea_popescu: in other : a) ran 1995 to 2006. notwitstanding the guy's only 60 or so and b) only exists as offline copies now. because... [20:56]
a111: Logged on 2018-03-31 16:40 mircea_popescu: i would really like a list of "all personal blogs older than a decade" right about now. [20:56]
mircea_popescu: (guy, notably, is the ~only ustard "literary critic" to have actually read joyce's manuscripts. and you have to hear of this from me because the pantsuit is busy discussing the pseudoachievements of black chicks or w/e the fuck they do.) [20:58]
mircea_popescu: linked for drama apparently brain fell down exact same hole as (paul goma was a big deal briefly in the 60s but it didn't take). [21:02]
mircea_popescu: jesus christ why is orange / and what the fuck is this, one self-promotion item from jan 2017, another pushing a book from august 2016 and a third from april ? jesus christ these people lack any insides already. [21:11]
deedbot: [21:15]
mircea_popescu: << aaand here's justin hall being a total n00b. [21:19]
mircea_popescu: anyway, the fact that none of the early bloggers were actually literate minds shows. to give up the power of literature for the lure of "oral history" ? madness. [21:33]
mircea_popescu: << early history of linux is probably important since we're doing so many start-of-world things. note how it was never intended to be an os, it was intended to be a "a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones" in order to... "it was a project to teach me about the 386". [21:58]
mircea_popescu: considering also "Simply, I'd say that porting is impossible. As already mentioned, it uses a MMU, for both paging (not to disk yet) and segmentation. It's the segmentation that makes it REALLY 386 dependent (every task has a 64Mb segment for code & data - max 64 tasks in 4Gb. Anybody who needs more than 64Mb/task - tough cookies)." i'd say it actually broadly lives up to the original design -- linux is a fine non-professiona [21:58]
mircea_popescu: l approach for one hobbist in finland to lift into his own head the gnarl of 386. [21:58]
mircea_popescu: precious little ELSE it does, but then again my screwdriver also doesn't juice oranges. [21:59]
mircea_popescu: not very well, at any rate. [21:59]
douchebag: mircea_popescu: not sure what happened to her, i could send her a msg on discord [23:42]
douchebag: i got a few girls who wanna come in here for the offer, but I was sleeping most of the day [23:43]
douchebag: so I wasn't there to explain what the hell to do [23:43]
mod6: Lords and Ladies of The Most Serene Republic, The Bitcoin Foundation presents The State of Bitcoin Address for the month of March: [23:46]
douchebag: Is everyone doing well today? [23:53]
Category: Logs
Comments feed : RSS 2.0. Leave your own comment below, or send a trackback.
Add your cents! »
    If this is your first comment, it will wait to be approved. This usually takes a few hours. Subsequent comments are not delayed.