asciilifeform: !w poll
watchglass: Polling 11 nodes...
watchglass: 18.104.22.168:8333 : (172-6.core.ai.net) Alive: (0.107s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=622889
watchglass: 22.214.171.124:8333 : Alive: (0.105s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=622889 (Operator: asciilifeform)
watchglass: 126.96.36.199:8333 : Alive: (0.088s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=622889
watchglass: 188.8.131.52:8333 : (172-4.core.ai.net) Alive: (0.093s) V=70001 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.7.0.1/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=622889
watchglass: 184.108.40.206:8333 : (pool-108-31-170-3.washdc.fios.verizon.net) Alive: (0.171s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=622889 (Operator: asciilifeform)
watchglass: 220.127.116.11:8333 : Alive: (0.109s) V=70001 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.7.0.1/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=622332
watchglass: 18.104.22.168:8333 : Alive: (0.176s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=622889
watchglass: 22.214.171.124:8333 : Alive: (0.168s) V=70001 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.7.0.1/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=622889
watchglass: 126.96.36.199:8333 : Alive: (0.411s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=622889
watchglass: 188.8.131.52:8333 : (rev-188-121-168-69.radiolan.sk) Alive: (0.447s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=622889
watchglass: 184.108.40.206:8333 : Busy? (No answer in 20 sec.)
asciilifeform: ./ticker btc usd
btcinfobot: Current BTC price in USD: 6614.49
thimbronion: I keep trying to imagine the programmer's thoughts as he was writing the code to display negative rates.
thimbronion: "What a chore. Never gonna happen."
asciilifeform: thimbronion: all the moar lulzy if triggers bugola.
thimbronion: asciilifeform: alternatively programmer could have been thinking "Wtf why is this in the spec? Time to sell..."
snsabot: (trilema) 2016-12-21 asciilifeform: when v. belenko flew his mig to jp, and gave it as a gift to usa, su army ended up installing 'belenko switches' in all combat aircraft, supposedly.
asciilifeform: thimbronion: you'd be surprised at 'what's in the spec' for various things.
feedbot: http://mvdstandard.net/2020/03/usg-set-to-print-6-trillion-new-usd-as-part-of-stimulus-measure/ << The Montevideo Standard -- USG Set To Print 6 Trillion New USD As Part of "Stimulus" Measure
asciilifeform: http://logs.nosuchlabs.com/log/ossasepia/2020-03-25#1023008 << trinque i had nfi. sux.
snsabot: (ossasepia) 2020-03-25 trinque: in late december I sustained a severe concussion, and didn't bring it up, because the last person to get injured on the job was phf, who was summarily dismissed.
asciilifeform: meanwhile in mp lulz : open admission of 'always hated the lot of you, only tolerated while ego was properly stroked'
trinque: I don't agree with that interpretation.
trinque: in retrospect resources could've been allocated better.
trinque: g_l could've helped push cuntoo, etc etc
trinque: the "because ego" explanation is easy, in that it obviously and unavoidably applies to us all.
trinque: and it's also tacitly understood to be a lie for us all, hence
trinque: *hence will always sound damning.
asciilifeform: trinque: i expected you might disagree.
asciilifeform: trinque: he's right, incidentally, in re the mirror image of this. e.g. asciilifeform put up with mp's open hatred of the folx who, unlike him, know how to build with own hands. and for far too long, and for ultimately 0 gain.
asciilifeform: ftr i do not believe for a moment in 'mp is outta biz'. he's very much in biz, working double time to poison all of the remaining wells, set folx against one another, make sure the earth properly salted so that republic (the only kind possible -- the kind w/out mp, the kind 'with' is called a reich) is properly down, and his theses 'properly confirmed'
asciilifeform: and ftr diana_coman is his staybehind agent in this effort.
asciilifeform: she will happily assign to you, trinque , 'plans to make plans to make plans' if you bite the hook.
trinque: he even admits in that thread he's frustrated as piss. why not take him at his word.
asciilifeform: i very much believe that he is frustrated. but imho he aint being straight re the reasons.
trinque: I think he's frustrated because there isn't a chair on earth fit for him, and I wager that comes with things I can't even model.
trinque: and this isn't some kind of subservient plea out of me. I just imagine it's hell.
asciilifeform: napoleon , iirc, also ended up very frustrated.
trinque: and ftr I have never found diana_coman other than earnest as it gets.
asciilifeform: imho she's an earnest bureaucrat. i.e. aggressive mediocrity
trinque: entitled to your ratings as anyone.
asciilifeform: consider -- w/out any public hints of having experience in e.g. running +ev biz, proposes to teach others.
asciilifeform: ( mega-coin 'kept woman' income from mp != '+ev biz' )
trinque: eh, this is not a topic I wish to carry further.
asciilifeform not surprised
trinque: the folks with whom I'm keeping contact, I keep contact for reasons good enough for me.
asciilifeform: trinque: i don't propose to tell trinque 'them -- contact , them -- do not'
asciilifeform: but will openly put here ftr what i think . which is, to take 'biz lessons' from diana_coman is entirely same thing as to take medical schooling from a 12yo whose 'education' consists of having cut open a stray dog.
trinque: in either case, I am not.
trinque: and sure, it's your channel.
asciilifeform: imho fascinating, to watch a retired racketeer try to 'do biz' w/ folx whom he cannot intimidate, and will remember only 'recall the nut the other day'
shinohai: ^ a++ link there asciilifeform, was indeed a lulzy read.
asciilifeform: shinohai: the man himself linked from own comments.
asciilifeform: imho very reminiscent of earlier threads w/ graphics artists
asciilifeform: 'hello, here is my cock, who here will suck it and pay for the privilege' 'didja escape from nuthouse?' 'OBEY MOTHERFUCKERS' 'mno' 'aite, what an ignominious death you have died!' etc
thimbronion: asciilifeform: do you have some search result alerts setup for trilema?
asciilifeform: thimbronion: nope
asciilifeform: thimbronion: i do occasionally read comments on various www (even mp's) tho
shinohai: >tfw gets mad when ppl tell him to f=go fuck himself on gofuckyourself.com
feedbot: http://mvdstandard.net/2020/03/palacio-penarol-ready-to-go-superdome/ << The Montevideo Standard -- Palacio Pearol Ready To Go SuperDome