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asciilifeform: << if your scope samples at 1G/sec, and (cheapomatic) 8-bit ADC: that's a 1000MB/s. where do i buy a camera ssd that writes at this rate?
a111: Logged on 2017-03-19 02:01 mircea_popescu: how slow can it be lel. modern camera films hdtv.
mircea_popescu: yes. where do you buy a 4mb internal memory that writes at that rate, seeing how that's what the fucking rigol has.
mircea_popescu: now simmer down, you're gonna do something in the mbps range, which is what we're talking about.
asciilifeform: you buy it anywhere, 1ns sram is not exotic
asciilifeform: in mb/s range worx great, rigol has usb jack, even, knows how to piss to thumb drive
mircea_popescu: right.
asciilifeform: re that particular unit -- screen is the weak point, what with 320x200
asciilifeform: to n00bs i often recommend to have an analogue scope also
asciilifeform: ( the traditional kind, with crt. )
asciilifeform: very versatile thing, imho not the least bit obsolete.
danielpbarron: didn'tlikewhatshesaw
mircea_popescu: lel
ben_vulpes: aaand what feels like an eternity later, i have completed my first actual (minor) under-the-hood surgery on the corvette. alternator belt, which is behind the power steering, air conditioning, and "AIR" pump belts
ben_vulpes: feels really good to get a solid grasp on a nut you'd thought completely out of reach and really wrench on it
ben_vulpes: ;)
mircea_popescu: wd eh!
mircea_popescu: motherfucker. so run gzip -t on an archive, it... ends silenty.
mircea_popescu: wtf is this. did it test out ok ? did the pos just die ? WHO THE FUCK DOES THIS
mircea_popescu: in further lulz : tar is not able to create directories with an @ in them (why ? because they don't quote, obviously), yet they're standard in exim inbox saving. ergo, can't safely tar.gz exim directory.
mircea_popescu: who the fuck seriously runs linux ? i wish to see this wonder.
deedbot: << Recent Phuctorings. - Phuctored: 1195...0199 divides RSA Moduli belonging to ' (ssh-rsa key from (13-14 June 2016 extraction) for Phuctor import. Ask asciilifeform or framedragger on Freenode, or email fd at mkj dot lt) <>; ' ( ZA)
deedbot: << Recent Phuctorings. - Phuctored: 1113...3657 divides RSA Moduli belonging to ' (ssh-rsa key from (13-14 June 2016 extraction) for Phuctor import. Ask asciilifeform or framedragger on Freenode, or email fd at mkj dot lt) <>; ' ( ZA)
deedbot: << Recent Phuctorings. - Phuctored: 1195...0199 divides RSA Moduli belonging to ' (ssh-rsa key from (13-14 June 2016 extraction) for Phuctor import. Ask asciilifeform or framedragger on Freenode, or email fd at mkj dot lt) <>; ' ( ZA)
deedbot: << Recent Phuctorings. - Phuctored: 1195...0199 divides RSA Moduli belonging to ' (ssh-rsa key from (13-14 June 2016 extraction) for Phuctor import. Ask asciilifeform or framedragger on Freenode, or email fd at mkj dot lt) <>; ' (Unknown ZA)
deedbot: << Recent Phuctorings. - Phuctored: 1279...2379 divides RSA Moduli belonging to ' (ssh-rsa key from (13-14 June 2016 extraction) for Phuctor import. Ask asciilifeform or framedragger on Freenode, or email fd at mkj dot lt) <>; ' (Unknown ZA)
ben_vulpes: "autonomous trap 001"
deedbot: << trinque - Welcome to Houston
BingoBoingo: << 14
Framedragger: trinque: nice colour palette
trinque: ty
Framedragger: (probably wasn't clear, i mean the photo, i've read the blog before. ..almost looks like it was shot on film or sth)
trinque: just shitty ipnoje
mircea_popescu: !!up doppler
deedbot: doppler voiced for 30 minutes.
doppler: hello.
mircea_popescu: hi there.
mircea_popescu: an' who might you be ?
doppler: just a dude; I read your website and sort of have a loose grasp of some of the community members here
mircea_popescu: ic.
doppler: hoping to chill out here for a little while if that's ok
doppler: mostly I want to learn more about where I am
trinque: maybe you want to make better introductions than "a dude" ?
mircea_popescu: anywya, the log's published.
doppler: yes
doppler: I have a lot of interests relating to computer technology and operating systems
doppler: some of you can probably relate there
Framedragger: doppler: i found this useful when trying to understand what are some of the things that people are doing here: (seven items)
a111: Logged on 2015-11-05 22:00 mircea_popescu: actually, this is probably long overdue and a major public service. so i ordered teh gals bring cognac and i shall proceed
mircea_popescu: o hey, not even any mention of the church & the state.
Framedragger: many-headed recursive hydra.
Framedragger: i think that list was supposed to focus on technology-things, hence it being so partial. (but then, maybe one can see 'church' as a piece of technology, etc...)
mircea_popescu: aha.
doppler: Framedragger: thanks; that's helpful.
Framedragger: (in the greek sense of techne)
doppler: oh yeah and of course I read asciilifeform's site too
doppler: well before my +v expires I'd like to say it was nice to meet you. catch you later.
shinohai: !!up doppler
deedbot: doppler voiced for 30 minutes.
shinohai: More importantly, who is your Daddy and what does he do?
doppler: !~ty
jhvh1: You are very welcome Daddy
Framedragger: that wasn't a joke question...
doppler: I guess I'll imagine shinohai as having an arnold voice from now on, haha
doppler: my father does account management at a photography studio
shinohai: I think you are proobably tghe first person I have *ever seen give a direct response* to that question here.
doppler: I've seen that you ask it quite often
doppler: so instead of making something up I thought I'd tell it to you straight
Framedragger: pretty neat to actually see an answer :)
doppler: what are/were your parents' professions?
Framedragger: !~later tell mod6 oh is tb0t offline currently? :)
jhvh1: Framedragger: The operation succeeded.
Framedragger: (^ thought of printing out project names for doppler to look at)
doppler: I have one of those families where no tree member within reasonable reach has worked on anything even remotely scientific
doppler: which is kind of uninspiring
Framedragger: doppler: one's psychoanalyst and the other's member of parliament (we have frequent disagreements on things, suffice to say)
Framedragger: now that i think of it, same with my tree i think
doppler: oh man, what a duo :)
Framedragger: (re. scientific tree, grandfather had this notebook where he diddled lots of things. he was a kind of soviet accountant, and died when i was ~4. many years later when looking at notebook, i discover this 'game' across a great many pages of it. turns out... game of life - neat)
Framedragger: doppler: yeah they have frequent disagreement-verbiage between themselves, too, guess that's an interesting dynamic
Framedragger: s/diddled/doodled/ but diddled maybe even better
doppler: ooh neat re: GoL
doppler: that's like something you'd see in a film
doppler: kid finds grandfather's old notebook and slowly unravels the puzzle within
Framedragger: yeah :) i obviously didn't have any meaningful connection with him before he died, and this was the first semi-personal thing that honestly made me sad
Framedragger: anyway not sure how useful but you might want to take a look at doppler (at *_tickets.html), not sure how up to date. also for interesting projects which may be good for you as well as good for this here forum
mircea_popescu: Framedragger> pretty neat to actually see an answer :) << quite.
doppler: Framedragger: cool, I'll take a look
mircea_popescu: Framedragger o god your poor mother.
Framedragger: srsly
Framedragger: (she is the psychoanalyst btw, but the combo yields friction regardless)
mircea_popescu: anyway, "disagreement-verbiage" so to call it is the stuff of life. i have tons of it with my slavegirls, and they're very literal chattel slaves, not as much as a stitch they own outright nor as much as a private fold in their heart. nevertheless...
mircea_popescu: it's not a bad thing, not among people who love each other.
Framedragger: yeah, you're right, of course.
mod6: Framedragger: thanks for the heads up
mod6: <+Framedragger> anyway not sure how useful but you might want to take a look at doppler (at *_tickets.html), not sure how up to date. (...) << Yeah, it needs some updating. The new V is going to be out in the next few days. Then will put some time into that.
Framedragger: ooh new V, shiny
mod6: Yup, all the wot variant rules are in place. We now orphan vpatches from the flow where ~all~ antecedents are *not* present. Some other small changes, such as; When you press to a give output directory 'X', and then press to the same given output directory, we first remove 'X', then create & press.
mod6: Heh, I'm working on a major update to T, also. It's been a bit slow-going as that isn't obviously the most high priority item.
mod6: I do want to outline more of the trb-i work in tickets, and do some clean-up/management of existing trb tickets.
mod6: There is some side project stuff too that I'd like to get organized and tickets entered for. For instance, you, Framedragger, did some work towards the filesystem idea. We aught to have a ticket for that and track the results.
mod6: Even if you think that we're at a wall, and we've seen all there is to see.. then we record those numbers. Or if we should try on baremetal with, reiserfs, and record those, or if even with those baselines, then someday we make our own filesystem and compare to those baselines.
mod6: *shrug*
mod6: Gotta have a way to go back and check easily, and have a place for that.
mod6: Anyway, just as an example of side-projects that need tracking...
mod6: It's important work.
mod6: Would be really nice if we could get away from BDB.
mod6: There are some other cool side projects going on now too... such as the wallet-cut effort.
mod6: So we need some updated tracking to that effort.
mod6: I dont need a ticket for this, but man, I really gotta get into the swing of Ada.
mod6: So I'll be getting into the thick of that very soon. Lot to do to get trb-i going.
mod6: <+asciilifeform> to n00bs i often recommend to have an analogue scope also << are these just a bit easer to learn on than their digital counterparts?
Framedragger: mod6: fwiw i agree completely. the key point here is (as you said) *noting it down* (including dead-ends). so yeah, afaict you're on the very right track here. i wonder, does the current system need complex massaging to be able to track things like that? i mean, you can add tickets, but i guess no way for them to have a *list* of notes (per ticket)
Framedragger: i guess having an easy way to add new projects (or have a 'misc' parent but maybe that's too dirty) would help in that it'd be easier to record stuff, including tasks not directly tied to trb or V
mod6: no, not a list of notes per ticket in the original version.
mod6: in the new version it's setup different.
Framedragger: ok cool :)
mod6: there can be public/private projects.
mod6: there are project admins, and project users... etc. i should add the ability for rich or chained notes.
Framedragger: (btw since there's so much different stuff happening i was considering doing something like (and possibly using's multi-line-citation feature to 'capture' different notes/projects) but obviously expanding the ticketing system in a consistent, proper way is the way to go)
a111: Logged on 2016-06-13 01:00 Framedragger should write some kind of simple thingie which takes (1) keyword and (2) timestamp pairs as intervals, and produces a kind of wiki page for all given keywords. (2) can be amended later as needed. so that there'd be a page for gossipd without much effort at all
mod6: it's meant to be project cutomizeable per project... with like the ticket codes, etc. i'm building out the database now... and it's going well, just slowly.
Framedragger: hey that sounds pretty awesome.
mod6: hopefully it'll be at least better than the first version, which is fine for now, but certainly could be better.
mod6: yeah, there was this intial idea of a 'stenographer'.. and I think that's what drove me to just make the ticket system.
Framedragger: (current version records the important things including trb work, so imho it's doing fine)
mod6: and we could track things easier instead of having to have it be a formal role. but with the new version, seperate projects can have different users, so for instance, if UCI wants a stenographer, then the project admin can just add the steno to the UCI users table. volla.
mod6: any ticketing thing is as useful as you make it. it takes effort to remember to keep it up and to ~use~ it. any thing we can do to make that a more automated process though, is nice.
mod6: tb0t eventually will be upgraded to use the new system.
mod6: so that might help. i might write some sort of API also where project admins can interact with their projects without having to use IRC.
mod6: some sort of PGP based command system.
mircea_popescu: mod6 doesn't seem all that slow going from here :)
mod6: :]
Framedragger: mod6: by steganographer, do you mean a way of linking to chat lines relevant to given project, or a way of automatically linking relevant chat lines (keywords), or a (flesh) user role? just curious
mircea_popescu: also, we are not at wall : we saw ext4 ; did not see ext2 ; did not see reiserfs.
mod6: i started working on it very briefly ... maybe 7-10 days in like ... december. but haven't touched it since.
Framedragger: (yeah mircea_popescu afraid i won't have time re. those other two till quite a bit later)
mircea_popescu: sure, wasn't re you, was about his ticket.
mod6: <+mircea_popescu> also, we are not at wall : we saw ext4 ; did not see ext2 ; did not see reiserfs. << for sure. i think we're just getting started baselining these prototypes.
mod6: so a very exciting time, as far as I'm concerned.
mircea_popescu: fo sho.
mod6: Framedragger: the stenographer role was proposed to be an actual job for the foundation, complete with pay and everything.
mircea_popescu: we ~might~ even wish to see fat32/
mod6: The role was put on hold since I wrote `t', and 'tb0t', but might come back up again at a later date.
mod6: You never know.
Framedragger: mircea_popescu: oof, max fat32 size is 4gb, with a maximum of (to the tune of) hundreds of millions of files (less than 1bn); there's also exFAT of course, etc., but eugh
Framedragger: mod6: interesting to know!
mircea_popescu: no, i know. but if we end up patching dumbass systems, we should consider the whole field of dumbass systems. not just the ones that falsely promise to work and then fail to work ; but also the ones which honestly admit their limits.
mircea_popescu: i don't recall being as pissed off with fat32 at any point throughout the 90s as i've regularly been hence.
Framedragger: sure. my internal alfatron says "may as well test for tape backup storage system viability" though; surely it's inefficient to test *all* things in a domain that one is not optimistic to begin with. but i see your rationale of course
mircea_popescu: consider : IF we decide to make megabyte large blocks, who says fat32 is inadequate then ? that 4gb has a lot to do with the size of a block.
Framedragger: afraid i didn't catch this particular drift, sir
mircea_popescu: and for that matter, who's to say a simple move to 64 bits doesn't resolve the problem altogether. but anyway, i'm more making a point than proposing a technical solution.
Framedragger: 4096 blocks per partition, with limited number of partitions per disk, etc?
Framedragger: suresure.
mircea_popescu: Framedragger no, 4gb where "byte" = 1 mb.
Framedragger: not that my word carries a lot of weight here but gotta say, alf's block storage idea (bypassing fs) makes a lotta sense (and is elegant, with defined complexity, etc.)
mircea_popescu: to my eyes it looks a lot like fs-in-a-fs.
Framedragger: not at all! sure, you still rely on disk's firmware but the degree of crapola-reliance is orders of magnitude less. *you do not deal with filesystem at all*.
mircea_popescu: but yes, certainly to be looked into.
Framedragger: you basically deal with a continuous array; plus the option to be careful to read/write at sector boundaries for i/o efficiency.
mod6: well, whatever we go with will be a solution driven by performance numbers and functional satisfaction.
Framedragger: so many items for tickets :)
mircea_popescu: but yes mod6 has it. gotta measure this crap.
mod6: so, let the prototyping begin!
shinohai: In Coinbase lulz "Customers who wish to access both blockchains at the time of the hard fork should withdraw their BTC from GDAX"
Framedragger: gdax looks to have a sick animation on the landing page, with forever-rising candles
Framedragger: well i'm sold
shinohai: They are like where the most important "upgrades" are cute animations to the UI
shinohai still remembers wtf'ing with mod6 over the fact their new, improved site had no way to dump privkeys for nearly 2 months
mod6: that made me so mad.
mod6: well, not mad, more like disgusted
mircea_popescu: lol
trinque: homeboy from san antonio needs to pick a less retarded name
ben_vulpes: << "if you're not falling you're not learning", also "conflict is productive"
a111: Logged on 2017-03-19 23:43 mircea_popescu: it's not a bad thing, not among people who love each other.
mircea_popescu: confined conflict/
ben_vulpes: pls to expand?
mircea_popescu: "exothermic oxidation is productive". sure it is, if it happens in the combustion chamber.
ben_vulpes: ah yah
mircea_popescu: that's why science is based on research, yes, but not random research. paradigm-supported research.
mircea_popescu: and so on.
ben_vulpes: you can't spend all that energy confronting her with her own mistakes, let her walk out, digest it, and the next man benefit
ben_vulpes: if you don't own it, what the fuck is the point fixing it?
ben_vulpes: asks the guy who developed a recreational habit of fixing other people's toilets in the most retarded corner of south america...
mircea_popescu: lol
mircea_popescu: i understand you though. they're so boneheadedly retarded they're offensive to the very concepts.
trinque imagines ben_vulpes standing atop a fixed shitter patriotically, like the bum in mircea_popescu's parable
ben_vulpes: i mean there's a whole trumpet flare and clouds parting and everything sure
ben_vulpes: but the experience is more that of having blessed some random jews wandering in the desert with the secrets of hygiene
ben_vulpes: trinque: lol, verily
mircea_popescu: in other lulz : there's this matte window to the side of my chicken. and there's a gecko who now lives there. but i mean totally, its his window.
mircea_popescu: i suppose the light attracts delishius snacks.
ben_vulpes: mircea_popescu: pardon me but the side of your /what/?
mircea_popescu: ahaha
mircea_popescu: kitchen
ben_vulpes: anyways, upstack, i have had a very ahem productive weekend
ben_vulpes: imagine, extracting penitence from an nth-wave feminist child of gs-infinity staff
ben_vulpes: old hat for the mircea_popescu's
mircea_popescu: same here. new slavegirl, haven't slept since sat.
ben_vulpes: also acquired a few new g5 towers
ben_vulpes: get 'em while you can, folks
ben_vulpes: well, 'new'. new to me.
mircea_popescu: what, towers are disappearing ?!
ben_vulpes: no, specifically the macintosh ppc g5's
trinque has several piles of that hardware here too
trinque: the minis are also nice to have
mircea_popescu: ah
ben_vulpes: with the forth based firmware, etc
ben_vulpes: i'm sure stan has all sorts of shade to throw
ben_vulpes: nevertheless, i have good money that says these machines will be plentiful and cheap until they are utter unobtainium.
a111: Logged on 2016-06-16 21:34 asciilifeform: it was an interesting arch
mircea_popescu: imagine if in a few years the actual fucking chunks of metal are the point of worship. "oh man, that's tech! who can make straight angles anymore!"
mircea_popescu: sells for 7k funbux on the ruby app.
ben_vulpes: cases are very pretty at that
trinque: yeh, outside and in
mircea_popescu: you've been inside ?!
ben_vulpes: golden era of jobsdom
mircea_popescu pictures 3 inch tall trinque
trinque: lel
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes it occurs to me, btw, that the scam whereby people who were holding jobs shares were converted to cook shares is one of the cruelest things in nature.
mircea_popescu: "hey, it's still apple". bitch... that is SO not apple...
mircea_popescu: "well... the other guy died" aaaand this is my problem how! i bought jobs stock not fucking wtf this is.
ben_vulpes: mircea_popescu: bezzle land corporate structuring is just sad on every axis
mircea_popescu: pretty much
ben_vulpes: hacker nyooz recently realized how brokerages add slack to the market, twas a lulzy set of comments
trinque: been considering the ideological reproduction thing since recent genetics threads (and rereading related trilema)
ben_vulpes: 'omfg you mean to tell me there's no centralized database of who owns what and owes who else which shares?'
trinque: you'd have thought Ive was going to be the guy
ben_vulpes: mircea_popescu: to be fair, anyone who didn't liquidate a week before jobs' illness hit the rags is a derp who got what they deserved
ben_vulpes: but you know how it goes. traders, trade. hodlers, hodl. investors, what dat.
trinque: how many decades of Jobs beatings did Ive take, and he what, internalized none of it?
trinque: guy probably had more of it directed at him than anybody else in the place
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes yes, from an individual perspective. but in aggregate, worst case of confederate dollars ever. "we'll take these 5bn shares of apple and replace them with 5bn shjares of crapple. because it's ok hurr."
ben_vulpes: oh, come, he just organized the teams as what took the shellacking
ben_vulpes: stood by, happy to not be in the hotseat
trinque: not according to his own account
trinque: entirely not so
mircea_popescu: lel own account ?
ben_vulpes: i'm plain unaware of what he says
trinque: I've heard Ive talking (with misty eye almost) about how the relationship with Jobs was "hard"
ben_vulpes: well ofc he'd /say/ that, /now/
ben_vulpes: dipshits who got onto the car project will say that about /him/
trinque: mk my whole point here is that the obvious successor failed
mircea_popescu: succession is a particularly dubious proposition.
mircea_popescu: i don't think there's a case in history where the shareholders got their money's worth.
trinque: entirely my point, aha
ben_vulpes: kill the old boss and take his chair
mircea_popescu: so much so that it seems to me the whole model is fundamentally flawed. what "corporation" ? bs. wot-style, one man.
ben_vulpes chants blood blood blood
trinque: "our company" just like "our democracy"
mircea_popescu: the delusion of a corporation has at its core the notion that "what to do" is a well explored space, and that "anyone" could and moreover in that position would be doing it.
mircea_popescu: this works ok if the corporation does stuff buffett understands, like fishing, or manufacturing chewing gum
mircea_popescu: nobody gives a shit about that, nor can a model based on such examples be THE MODEL.
ben_vulpes: buffet at least endeavoured once upon a time to buy firms with established mgmt.
mircea_popescu: and especially these days, when they don't even own the capital goods in any sense whatsoever.
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes yeah, and guess why ? because outside of the owner, the paper's not worth jack.
ben_vulpes: funny, veen and i were just running through this

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