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asciilifeform: http://logs.nosuchlabs.com/log/asciilifeform/2021-10-04#1060717 << lessee if asciilifeform can make this clear. for final solution to the ddos problem, it is necessary for ~all~ possible parts to run ~always~ in worst-case time. a la ffa. this is the only way to rule out adversarial 'surprises'. and makes for 'fits-in-head' mechanical simplicity.
asciilifeform: apeloyee: i get the intent (same as punkman's rsa idea more or less) but again the fits-in-head constant-time code does not exist.
cgra: asciilifeform: the last time i spent time following your ffa curriculum, i felt a need to go a full cycle before returning to ch1, for a review, and until then gaining a proper grasp. now figured must've been similar for a writer, too... fits-in-head after all
asciilifeform: ( could even make solid argument for 'bitcoin still not exists' because fits-in-head provably correct client not yet written, for that matter. )
asciilifeform: cgra: correct. adding specialcases will only make the thing weigh more and even less (if can imagine this) fits-in-head than the existing horror.
dulapbot: Logged on 2021-07-05 20:56:16 mats: its nuts really, outfits like binance have done trillions usd equivalent in trades just this year, without physical headquarters/entities or even bank accounts, instead using stablecoins and partnerships with fiat payments processors
mats: its nuts really, outfits like binance have done trillions usd equivalent in trades just this year, without physical headquarters/entities or even bank accounts, instead using stablecoins and partnerships with fiat payments processors
asciilifeform: http://logs.nosuchlabs.com/log/asciilifeform/2021-05-13#1036261 << when read 'lions' commentary on unix 6th ed.', formed distinct impression that ~100% of the initial appeal of the thing was 'fits in head'.
asciilifeform: more or less the canonical illustration for the antithesis of asciilifeform's 'fits in head' design philosophy.
adlai: reduced much faster when I begin 'fits-in-head'-ing instruction sets.
asciilifeform: verisimilitude: generally 'fits in head' machine archs.
asciilifeform: 'opensores' w/out fits-in-head is a demented concept of 'freedom'. like yer 'freedom' to jet fart through your arse and fly across atlantic. ('no one glued you to the ground! you have this freedom!')
asciilifeform: take e.g. lazy evaluation. (in some esp. horrifying prog langs, is standard!) when is it actually a Good Thing from the pov of 'fits-in-head' ?
asciilifeform: while this can be satisfying for the prisoner, it makes for a rather unpleasant experience for anyone who actually gives a fuck re 'fits-in-head' or quality in general.
asciilifeform: the non-negotiable starting points are 1) purge the fits-in-no-head liquishit 2) give attributability to all changes, and give a way for people to attest to having read & understood an artifact.
asciilifeform: newland0: the gnarl of traditional gpg , and the garbage hardware it runs on, are problems that i've worked on for many yrs. the former, i am attacking by slowly baking a fits-in-head replacement ; against the latter, built a RNG , and continuing to work on yet-other irons even nao.
snsabot: Logged on 2020-07-24 13:17:34 asciilifeform: discovered many yrs ago that you can 'troll' the vermin simply by writing fits-in-head proggies that actually work and use 0 'trend' garbage. even if not accompanied by any human-readable political statement. is why even sumthing like trb will ~never be mentioned in the heathen pits (in any context other than 'them terrorists..')
asciilifeform discovered many yrs ago that you can 'troll' the vermin simply by writing fits-in-head proggies that actually work and use 0 'trend' garbage. even if not accompanied by any human-readable political statement. is why even sumthing like trb will ~never be mentioned in the heathen pits (in any context other than 'them terrorists..')
GregoryNyssa: The early PCs, despite their drawbacks, were much closer to the "fits in head" ideal.
asciilifeform: ( this for 'fits in head' + for say , when you can't source the ic anymoar.. )
asciilifeform: notably absent is any sign of (c) -- buyers who give half a fuck re auditability / 'fits in head' and buy what actually worx, per own grasp.
thimbronion: Well, you can't steal a fits in head cpu arch from anyone, so...
asciilifeform: when the paper 'wealth' turns to toilet paper, they will have what they managed to physically build -- railroads, mines, cardboard ghost towns, etc.; and won't have, what didn't build (native 'fits in head' cpu arch; native os; crystallography labs that don't simply pull coordinates outta rng to fill paper queue, and could go on) and no more/no less.
asciilifeform: mike_c: i went with ultra-pedantic 'by hand' proofs, raher than sparkism, for the reason that sparkism, like other mecha-proof systems, aint 'free', the various nudges the compiler demands, conceptually 'weigh' something, and interfere w/ 'fits in head'.
snsabot: (trilema) 2018-01-17 asciilifeform: thing is, a sparkism is not a substitute for a 'fits-in-head'-correct routine.