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BingoBoingo: ;;google "This godforsaken mixture"
gribble: Dagobah (Ass/Taint Injection Infection) : RedditsMuseumofFilth: <>; Hop, Russell Brand: Film review | Daily Mail Online: <>; Mylene Farmer - Beyond My Control (godforsaken Mix) - YouTube: (1 more message)
asciilifeform: << i've considered many things, but the cost of any of them eclipse the worth of the box
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 03:01:37; danielpbarron: << have you considered LTL ?
BingoBoingo: ;;google Until then, I’d only heard of “alcohol showers.” Turns out 70% isopropyl alcohol is about the only thing that can even touch a scent like that once its soaked into your skin. It takes four or five bottles to get really clean, but it’s worth it. It’s probably the only scenario I can honestly endorse drinking a little of it, too.
gribble: Doctors/nurses/redditors, what has been your most gory, disgusting ...: <>; Treatment Regimens - Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Information Center: <>; How do I get my hands to stop burning ??? (Archived thread): (1 more message)
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 14200 @ 0.00052551 = 7.4622 BTC [-]
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo is a candidate for single-handedly reviving the mega-newsgroup alt.tasteless ?
asciilifeform has a pretty decent archive somewhere
asciilifeform: mid-90s
BingoBoingo: First we need to revive "newsgroups"
BingoBoingo: For real though, none of this HTML shit
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 7600 @ 0.00052551 = 3.9939 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 10140 @ 0.00052598 = 5.3334 BTC [+] {3}
mod6: "harshly reprimanded, and convicted"
mod6: :]
ben_vulpes: !s exwm
ben_vulpes: search down for anyone else?
mircea_popescu: <mthreat> search is down because linode is rebooting due to a Xen security thing <
mircea_popescu: !up mthreat
mircea_popescu: you can voice rite ?
mthreat: lazy
mthreat: thx
mthreat: linode cutting into my beauty sleep
mircea_popescu: linode was and remains a piece o shit.
mircea_popescu isn't gonna forget those bitcoin they stole.
mthreat: replacement?
mthreat: i won't be storing any btc on this node!
mthreat: it works for search.b-a
mircea_popescu: myeah. replacements are hard, apparently, i still need one for nsa.
mircea_popescu: for that matter, i need a domain registrar too.
BingoBoingo: registrar sounds harder
mthreat: search should be restored
mthreat: !s fubar
assbot: 11 results for 'fubar' :
mthreat: any problems, lemme know
ben_vulpes: !s exwm
assbot: 2 results for 'exwm' :
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 3500 @ 0.00052684 = 1.8439 BTC [+]
BingoBoingo: ;;ticker --market all
gribble: Bitstamp BTCUSD last: 269.22, vol: 26054.43163597 | BTC-E BTCUSD last: 267.073, vol: 7749.95575 | Bitfinex BTCUSD last: 270.04, vol: 13829.90842367 | CampBX BTCUSD last: 280.0, vol: 17.63297499 | BTCChina BTCUSD last: 275.987616, vol: 29775.32340000 | Kraken BTCUSD last: 268.05321, vol: 200.52973947 | Bitcoin-Central BTCUSD last: 265.6836, vol: 112.74677561 | Volume-weighted last (1 more message)
BingoBoingo: ;;more
gribble: average: 271.738206628
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 21899 @ 0.00052981 = 11.6023 BTC [+] {6}
mircea_popescu: danke mthreat
assbot: Western Digital's hard drive encryption is useless. Totally useless • The Register ... ( )
assbot: WordPress blogger patch foot-drag nag: You're tempting hackers • The Register ... ( )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 20128 @ 0.00053371 = 10.7425 BTC [+]
mircea_popescu: << o look, there was a study about gmo toxicity. oddly i never heard of it.
assbot: The Last Psychiatrist: Is Genetically Modified Food Safe? ... ( )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 22900 @ 0.0005286 = 12.1049 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 15868 @ 0.00053204 = 8.4424 BTC [+] {3}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 25176 @ 0.00052614 = 13.2461 BTC [-] {3}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6874 @ 0.00052328 = 3.597 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 38233 @ 0.00053011 = 20.2677 BTC [+] {5}
HeySteve: crumbs, the new buttcoin desktop background
assbot: FBI accused of stiffing landlords who helped bust Russian spy | New York Post ... ( )
assbot: Unusual happenings with inactive radio stations, signaling something big about to happen? : conspiracy ... ( )
HeySteve: #InternetOfThings is when your toaster mines bitcoins to pay off its gambling debts to the fridge (
BingoBoingo: I think I have a clearer idea now of how alf's brain handles sportz
assbot: xkcd: Play-By-Play ... ( )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 65400 @ 0.00053298 = 34.8569 BTC [+] {4}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 8800 @ 0.00053382 = 4.6976 BTC [+]
danielpbarron: << it would cost more than 10k ?? Most I've seen a pallet go for is still under 500, and that's cross-country
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 04:13:01; asciilifeform: << i've considered many things, but the cost of any of them eclipse the worth of the box
assbot: Alabama judge orders poor defendants to give blood to avoid jail. ... ( )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6500 @ 0.00053385 = 3.47 BTC [+] {3}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 20150 @ 0.0005335 = 10.75 BTC [-]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 19300 @ 0.00053447 = 10.3153 BTC [+] {2}
assbot: XOtika.TV: Bitcoin adult live streaming community. ... ( )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 25700 @ 0.00053174 = 13.6657 BTC [-] {4}
punkman: win
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 27900 @ 0.00053222 = 14.8489 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 23903 @ 0.00053222 = 12.7217 BTC [+]
deedbot-: [BitBet Bets Bets] 1.37000000 BTC on 'No' - Donald Trump gets Republican Nomination -
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 26250 @ 0.00053556 = 14.0585 BTC [+] {5}
Naphex: punkman: lol
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 9950 @ 0.00053765 = 5.3496 BTC [+] {3}
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 06:29:41; mircea_popescu: from the notrly news dept :
assbot: Logged on 20-10-2015 17:18:02; ascii_field: <<<>>>
asciilifeform: << 'gmo' == monsanto/roundup in precisely the same sense as 'pc' == winblowz.
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 07:08:42; mircea_popescu: << o look, there was a study about gmo toxicity. oddly i never heard of it.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 5800 @ 0.00053783 = 3.1194 BTC [+]
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 10:03:27; BingoBoingo: I think I have a clearer idea now of how alf's brain handles sportz
mircea_popescu: asciilifeform aha.
mircea_popescu: an re gmo the guy even addresses the washing.
asciilifeform: << considerably more than 10k: an appraiser would have to show up and ascertain that the thing still works, before it is shipped; and it'd have to be crated (wood) and packed in air
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 10:33:50; danielpbarron: << it would cost more than 10k ?? Most I've seen a pallet go for is still under 500, and that's cross-country
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: washing doesn't remove substance taken up by the plant while it was alive (nor insecticide secreted internally)
mircea_popescu: well yeah
assbot: Breaking 512-bit RSA with Amazon EC2 is a cinch. So why all the weak keys? | Ars Technica ... ( )
asciilifeform: (summary: ~75 usd per key.)
mircea_popescu: "because nothing is ever deleted"
mircea_popescu: good enough ?
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 26700 @ 0.00053291 = 14.2287 BTC [-] {3}
assbot: US charges hacker with providing ISIL info on US military personnel | Ars Technica ... ( )
mircea_popescu: chickens looooong left that coop.
mircea_popescu: shoulda took better care of things, by which i mean, shoulda sucked elite cock moar, dear usarmy.
asciilifeform: interesting moar for the fact of malaysia enabling arbitrary kidnapping by usg of whoever
mircea_popescu: it allows arbitrary of whoever by whoever already anyway.
asciilifeform: wake me up when a country with indoor shitters and an electric grid hangs u.s. 'law' enforcers in public.
asciilifeform: for so much as setting foot there.
asciilifeform: not an indoor shitter country
asciilifeform: at least, not the part that hangs.
mircea_popescu: your definitions are retarded.
asciilifeform: how so?
mircea_popescu: "give me an example of X in non-X and i'll pretend i mean something else by non-X. see, you can't, go me!"
punkman: you could bring your own shitter
mircea_popescu: wtf, are you 12 ?
asciilifeform: it is pretty elementary that goatfuckistans will resist usg
asciilifeform: but they do not make for an alt-civilization
asciilifeform: that i'd care to have anything to do with, at any rate.
mircea_popescu: your ideas of goatfucking are unwelcome, in that you don't even judge you could survive on your own in buenos aires.
mircea_popescu: i might as well ask what 12 yo virgins think of handling households.
asciilifeform: what means 'on own' ?
mircea_popescu: hands in pockets, flavour country style.
asciilifeform: i do not, for instance, own personal reactor. rely on other folks', believe.
mircea_popescu: (you realise "goat country" is a proxy for disability right ? we don't call them cruthces, we call them mechanical mobility aids! )
mircea_popescu: of the 12 mn people living here, NONE owns personal reactor.
asciilifeform: then none 'survive on their own' ?
mircea_popescu: fact is they survive, and if asked to discern what is and isnt a goatfuckingstan i'd take their word above yours
asciilifeform: point was, if you are escobar, the middle of the sea can be a civilized country for you, because you can afford to re-create it.
mircea_popescu: but you aren't, and this discussion wasn't in any sense germane.
mircea_popescu: what if you are you know, not escobar.
mircea_popescu: ;;google flavour country
gribble: Urban Dictionary: flavour country: <>; Urban Dictionary: flavor country: <>; Flavour Country - Blood Everywhere (Ben and Mike before Royal ...: <>
mircea_popescu: hm, eikther i recall this wrong or the world has forgotten a decade later
mircea_popescu: and to think marlboro spent a billion on those stupid billboards and gave that schmuck cancer.
asciilifeform: my attempted point was precisely that, not being escobar, many more places are uninhabitable from my pov, because i cannot afford to terraform them.
mircea_popescu: you can't even afford to analyse them, apparently.
asciilifeform: whereas mircea_popescu could, if he for some odd reason wished, live in antarctica. so it is not 'goat country' for him.
mircea_popescu: what do you even know of mexico ? you ever been there ? and i don't mean fucking cancun with arizona university sluts.
asciilifeform: have not been there in person, no.
mircea_popescu: how trhe heck would you know. fucking chiapas is one of the best places on earth.
mircea_popescu: and no, i didn't go there in airforce one. i went there BY BUS
asciilifeform: but you went there while being mircea_popescu, no ?
mircea_popescu: thanks fucking god i had the presence of mind to do that when i was 20
mircea_popescu: so what does that do ? ungoatistanize mexico ?
asciilifeform: for a 20-y.o. mircea_popescu, perhaps kabul would have also appeared 'best place' ?
mircea_popescu: chiapas is mostly forrested hills with most of hte world's amber.
mircea_popescu: the air is sweet. no goats live there.
asciilifeform has nothing against goats per se
mircea_popescu: oh also, it's "the free and sovereign state of chiapas"
asciilifeform: sounds appealing. what does a 4GB SDRAM stick cost there ?
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 31900 @ 0.00053783 = 17.1568 BTC [+]
mircea_popescu: bout the same as everywhere else.
mircea_popescu: however, edible mango costs nothing.
mircea_popescu: (they make most of the mango you;ll ever eat in the us)
asciilifeform stuffs new pin into map.
asciilifeform misread above as 'will never eat'
mircea_popescu: also, in 1994, they rose up in armed rebellion. you know why ?
mircea_popescu: so no, the free and sovereign part is no joke.
mircea_popescu: look up the why.
lobbes: <mircea_popescu> also, in 1994, they rose up in armed rebellion. you know why ? << looks like they weren't having none of that NAFTA stuff, huh?
mircea_popescu: thinkaboutit.
mircea_popescu: someone, somewhere, actually took up arms to resist nafta. and the respect they're paid is, "oh, goatfuckistan". who in oregon ? who in california ? who, anywhere ?
mircea_popescu: "oh but it wasn't on reddit". of course it wasn't on fucking reddit.
pete_dushenski: interesting that nafta tried to be afta
mircea_popescu: well of course.
mircea_popescu: the way these things work is that they try to cover as much as possible.
pete_dushenski: this was the essential dispute over canadian softwood lumber vis-a-vis regulatory jurisdiction under nafta
pete_dushenski: canadian provinces wanted to subsidise their industry via 'stumpage fee' but usistan said that this was 'unfair' and imposed a compensatory duty on canadian softwood lumber. much fur flew but canada eventually agreed to 'anti-dumping' price schemes.
pete_dushenski: actually, the 'softwood lumber agreement' expires this month.
mircea_popescu: quite not the same thing.
pete_dushenski: well, it's the same thing in the sense that u.s. wanted tightly controlled and self-advantageous 'free trade'. canada complied. argentina didn't.
mircea_popescu: well that's what i meant lol
mircea_popescu: (mexico, anyway)
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 15300 @ 0.00053101 = 8.1245 BTC [-]
pete_dushenski: << speaking of islamic state, looks like canuckistan is pulling out of their aerial offensive
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 14:51:03; assbot: US charges hacker with providing ISIL info on US military personnel | Ars Technica ... ( )
pete_dushenski: i hope we can still be friends and push through that keystone xl pipeline business ;p
pete_dushenski: << hollywood also killed first 'tin man' with lead paint. where's his memorial ?
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 15:02:33; mircea_popescu: and to think marlboro spent a billion on those stupid billboards and gave that schmuck cancer.
assbot: The Wizard of Oz (5/8) Movie CLIP - Finding The Tin Man (1939) HD - YouTube ... ( )
pete_dushenski: << the enduring depth of the prison of the mind...
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 15:06:41; asciilifeform: sounds appealing. what does a 4GB SDRAM stick cost there ?
pete_dushenski: "Chinese cross-border investment in greenfield projects and in expansion of existing projects in Africa fell by 84 per cent in the first half of this year compared with a year earlier, from $3.54bn to $568m." << the waterfall is drying up.
pete_dushenski: "VC investment in bitcoin companies dropped 41% from $145m to $85m – the lowest total of the last four quarters" << in more than one place.
mircea_popescu: it will drop a lot more before we're done with them.
deedbot-: [Trilema] The sad story of Sacrifice -
mircea_popescu: and no bitcoin investment into "vc companies" or any other fiat bullshit is going to happen until we get some serious structural reforms.
mircea_popescu: on the table : fiat sovereigns renouncing their alleged power to coerce taxation.
mircea_popescu: recognition of b,tmsr~ supremacy in commercial legal matters ; personal immunity to members, the lot.
mircea_popescu: read up on the original merchant's guilds for a broad idea.
pete_dushenski: i can see renouncing taxation of income and capital gains, sure, but real estate tax would still seem to be on the table, no ?
mircea_popescu: no. first, they admit they do not have the right to steal.
mircea_popescu: THEN we might turn the other way for a little time over a little tax leftovers to make the transition smoother.
mircea_popescu: but otherwise, no.
mircea_popescu: and if real estate holders think pooling THEIR moneyt is such a great idea, guess what ? they will.
pete_dushenski: their 'right' is might.
mircea_popescu: no such thing.
pete_dushenski: as monopoly on force ?
mircea_popescu: if they really need a lot of their agents hung we'll hung them alright.
mircea_popescu: if no such need, no such hangings.
mircea_popescu: what might ? there's no might.
pete_dushenski: i agree that it doesn't exist per se in practical terms, too expensive to implement, but property 'owners' are cattle
pete_dushenski: they're perfectly persuadable by threats
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 45700 @ 0.00052401 = 23.9473 BTC [-] {7}
mircea_popescu: !up ascii_field
mircea_popescu: pete_dushenski sure, but that'd be their problem.
pete_dushenski: fair 'nuff
pete_dushenski: i won't wander too far down that path then
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 15:48:08; mircea_popescu: someone, somewhere, actually took up arms to resist nafta. and the respect they're paid is, "oh, goatfuckistan". who in oregon ? who in california ? who, anywhere ?
ascii_field: because, imho, limonov was right.
mircea_popescu: howssat ?
ascii_field: to take up guerilla arms, your life needs to have meaning outside of the electric grid.
assbot: Logged on 05-07-2015 21:37:26; mircea_popescu: war means, i fear i have to remind, spending the next 5 years without a woman eating your belt and shitting in a hole you dug yourself.
mircea_popescu: your life has to have meaning.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 7950 @ 0.00052266 = 4.1551 BTC [-]
assbot: Air Force Test-Launches Minuteman Missile From California « CBS Los Angeles ... ( )
ascii_field did not know that these were today rare enough to make nyooz
assbot: F.E. Warren tests Minuteman III missile with launch from Vandenberg AFB ... ( )
assbot: Saudi prince avoids felony charges in sex assault case near Beverly Hills - LA Times ... ( )
mircea_popescu: lemme guess. "sex assault" means he fucked his own maid.
punkman: "Neighbors reported seeing a bleeding woman screaming for help as she tried to scale an 8-foot-high wall that surrounds the property at the end of a cul-de-sac"
ascii_field: attempted maidfuck
mircea_popescu: “Generally, if someone doesn’t do something wrong, they don’t get arrested,” he said. “Just the simple human aspect of it, he could’ve apologized … for doing what he did.”
ascii_field: lulgic
mircea_popescu: "he could have at least apologized so i could say "hey, someone doesn't apologize if they didn't do anything" instead of this weak sauce "they don't get arrested if they didn't do anything".
mircea_popescu: seriously, that's what he got ? woulda sorted a lot of fergusson problems, this logic.
mircea_popescu: these fucktards already gave humanism a bad name, they'll manage to shit simple "human" too ?
mircea_popescu: ascii_field but the important point you're not making re mexico is that... it worked.
mircea_popescu: this is how this thing works : always better than you expect it to, and the inconvenience is never quite as significant as you imagined.
punkman: @wikileaks ANNOUNCE: We have obtained the contents of CIA Chief John Brennan's email account and will be releasing it shortly.
mircea_popescu: "unredacted"
assbot: Wealth therapy tackles woes of the rich: 'It’s really isolating to have lots of money' | US news | The Guardian ... ( )
asciilifeform: !up ascii_field
ascii_field: l0lwtf
ascii_field: 'wealth therapy' ?!
pete_dushenski: involves surprisingly little champagne and blowjobs
ascii_field recalls scene from 'silicon valley' where a rich fella (fictionalized steve jobs) compares his troubles to that of jews in germany
mircea_popescu: you know, in my experience beauty is A LOT more isolating. i spent my fucking youth doing psychotherapy on six foot, one gallon titted blond 17 to 22 yo beauties who wanted to be PEOPLE
ascii_field: if mircea_popescu can help them, perhaps he could even cure mathematicians!
mircea_popescu: helped em alright. it really is not that hard.
ascii_field: with the Wand of Curative Thrust ?
mircea_popescu: to put that issue into its proper perspective,
assbot: De pe cind eram io mai tinar on Trilema - A blog by Mircea Popescu. ... ( )
pete_dushenski: gabrielradio ^
mircea_popescu: it even has monica b in it!
pete_dushenski: i think he and i make a fierce little team :)
mircea_popescu: lol you're gonna do it too ?
pete_dushenski: he has to lay the foundation before i can build the house
ascii_field: wai wat, pete_dushenski is a languages aficionado ?
pete_dushenski: hardly..
ascii_field: pete_dushenski: do you know any ru ?
pete_dushenski: gido didn't even teach dad ukr because... accent
ascii_field: pete_dushenski: ukr is not so hard. just learn ru and swap all the vowels with ы !
pete_dushenski: so father is monolingual, mother quadrilingual
mircea_popescu: bwahahaha hateur.
ascii_field: laugh, but this is the language most of the actual ukr elite speaks (into the microphone. ru at home, without exception)
mircea_popescu: i windir whit inglish wild liik liki if i did thit.
ascii_field: chaucer !
mircea_popescu: chiicir!
mircea_popescu: amusingly, the romanian vernacular unarticulated agreement is ihi
thestringpuller: pete_dushenski: i yearn to be a slumlord one day
mircea_popescu: but specifically with the ы not i.
ascii_field: mircea_popescu: and you can make it norse! swap out the t's for ð's.
ascii_field: see, learn a language a minute in #b-a.
pete_dushenski: thestringpuller: not a bad gig, really. actually does more for 'the people' than gov't ever did.
mircea_popescu: thestringpuller if i wanted to be a usian slumlord, i'd buy a decrepit building, hold auditions for (nude) black women under 25, on the premise that they get to stay there free, but they don't get to say no to any cock.
mircea_popescu: prolly make pretty decent rent off all the state kid support.
thestringpuller: mircea_popescu: how is this any different than a ghetto brothel?
mircea_popescu: brutha dun have to pay.
ascii_field: wasn't there a thing where chicago police dept. had one.
mircea_popescu: heck, actually you could run the whole affair as a "clothes free zone".
mircea_popescu: gotta check them out at the gate.
assbot: The People We Trust to 'Save' Women From Prostitution Keep Paying Them for Sex—and Worse - Hit & Run : ... ( )
mircea_popescu: pete_dushenski i wouldn't trust whatever a reporter misunderstood on a topic he imagined.
pete_dushenski: tis just a link compilation
mircea_popescu: since you're doing the whole translation shtick, here's another super-hard one :
assbot: Sfinta inocenta puberala on Trilema - A blog by Mircea Popescu. ... ( )
mircea_popescu: (originally, the ro iron guard anthem)
ascii_field l0lled hard over this one
mircea_popescu: o, you got it ? :D
ascii_field: aha, it was linked some time last year
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 17:49:22; mircea_popescu: since you're doing the whole translation shtick, here's another super-hard one :
mircea_popescu: i do not think it ~can~ be translated. full stop.
pete_dushenski: he does the 'alley', i'll do the 'oop'
pete_dushenski: mircea_popescu: that may well be
mircea_popescu: the who now ?
pete_dushenski: ;;ud alley oop
mircea_popescu: amusingly, it probably could be translated to ukrainian. just... english doesn't curse nearly enough.
assbot: Top 10 Alley-Oops of the 2012-2013 season! - YouTube ... ( )
mircea_popescu: ascii_field so apparently amd not on provider's list. you can live with supermicro ? or want to mail your own box ?
ascii_field: mircea_popescu: can live with just about anything, old box was an intel
pete_dushenski: ;;later tell BingoBoingo you've got mail
gribble: The operation succeeded.
mircea_popescu: ascii_field so the deal im ok-ing here is,
mircea_popescu: SuperMicro SuperServer 5018D-MTF Intel® XeonTM 4-Core E3-1231V3 3.30GHz Processor with 8MB Cache 5GT/s 80W 4x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets 32GB DDR 3 1600MHz ECC Memory 4x 3.5" Hot-swap SATA3 HDDs w/ RAID 2 x Seagate 3.5" 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 7.2K RPM 128MB. 3 year warranty, to be delivered in 3 weeks (?!), < 4 btc + colo (3 ips, 100mbit) ~1 btc/mo.
asciilifeform: !up ascii_field
ascii_field: mircea_popescu: spiffy box
mircea_popescu: i think the colo price is a little overboard, myself, but hey, maybe they're worth it.
ascii_field: one way to find out.
mircea_popescu: yeah, except we're 4 btc burned if it doesn't work out. i think.
mircea_popescu: you want the box in case this blows up ?
mircea_popescu: alright, then it can be tangibles obviously.
mircea_popescu: ecc memory, btw.
ascii_field: spiffy
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 5650 @ 0.00053146 = 3.0027 BTC [+] {3}
ascii_field: phun phakt of the day: gnupg 1.4.10 permits dynamically loaded turds, in a manner similar to openssl.
ascii_field: (appears to be switched off in a default build, but re-enabled if use of 'idea' cipher is enabled.)
ben_vulpes: ecc memory!
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes you want one too ?
mircea_popescu: incidentally, if anyone else was wanting these... now when i have the pen in hand, i can write five like i write one, so speak up.
ascii_field prods diametric
mod6: ben_vulpes: should we get one for the foundation?
mod6: 1 btc/mo tho :/
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 10480 @ 0.00052756 = 5.5288 BTC [-] {2}
ascii_field: funnily enough this is about what colo costs in gringolandia
mod6: better not for the time being.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 10471 @ 0.0005242 = 5.4889 BTC [-] {4}
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes prolly best wait a bit for that, as bitcoin isp mainstreamizes will be easier.
diametric: interesting.
diametric: is the previous managed provider being phased out in favor of colo?
mircea_popescu: diametric at your leisure.
mircea_popescu: for as long as you're happy with it you can keep it.
diametric: okay. i'll give this some thought. the colo offering is tempting.
mircea_popescu: the thing being... if it's any good it won't be going anywhere, and if it goes away just means you saved a penny.
ascii_field: in other nyooz,
ascii_field: dks is apparently alive, and symbolics has quadrupled its yearly revenue,
assbot: Recipient Profile ... ( )
ascii_field: BingoBoingo ^ qntra material ?
shinohai: mod6: you still @ work ?
shinohai: !up ascii_field
mod6: shinohai: ya what up
shinohai: If you have free time later, want to get with ya on v
ben_vulpes: mircea_popescu: d'you recall which piece of ballas' had the line about the "if it weren't this highly credentialed person, it'd be someone indistinguishable from him"?
mod6: shinohai: sounds good, just hit me up.
mod6: thanks too btw! it needs some exercise.
ascii_field: ;;later tell phf << interesting, recent
assbot: Ergonomics of the Symbolics Lisp Machine ... ( )
gribble: The operation succeeded.
shinohai: No worries, I'm kinda behind tbh
shinohai: ;;later tell kakobrekla Was talking to this guy about work, notice you neg-rated him on btctalk:;u=49269 no trustworthy?
gribble: The operation succeeded.
assbot: It was not just the hardware, or the software, or the culture, or the interestin... | Hacker News ... ( )
gribble: The operation succeeded.
mircea_popescu: ben_vulpes ie, the guy lies because that's what the system needs said ?
jurov: do i understand right, the bisp box is 1btc/mo?
mircea_popescu: the colocation.
mircea_popescu: the box is like a grand.
jurov: and the box is bought extra?
jurov: aite
kakobrekla: shinohai iirc the guy is retarded
mod6: haha
jurov: thx for info, not interested atm
ben_vulpes: mircea_popescu: not that the guy lies, but that the guy exists because the system needs a guy like that to exist.
mircea_popescu: i recall it. should be an article from mid to late 2008
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 3650 @ 0.00053782 = 1.963 BTC [+]
mircea_popescu: dja happen to have a link to my comment here about that article ben_vulpes ?
mircea_popescu: i usually include lengthier phrases specifically to ease searching
shinohai: Thanx kakobrekla, probably not worth the time since he still hasn't named a price that he will pay for testing.
zfx: hi all
zfx: just lurking...
shinohai: hi zfx
assbot: How your junk mail shows if you’re rich or poor - The Washington Post ... ( )
pete_dushenski: "Mileage cards tended to be marketed at college graduates, while cards with teaser APR rates were sent to the less educated. Cash-back and point-reward cards were offered equally to people at every education level."
shinohai: !up zfx
shinohai: Whereas rich or poor, you still get dick-pill spam pete_dushenski
ascii_field: pete_dushenski: lulzy, i get this crud by the shovel-full
ascii_field: it goes in the grinder
ascii_field: just about everybody in usa gets these.
assbot: The problem. It’s not “in the industry.” It’s inside of you. | Contravex: A blog by Pete Dushenski ... ( )
pete_dushenski: ascii_field: i can't say i've ever seen one in my mailbox. ever.
pete_dushenski: and albertans are deep, deep in personal debt
pete_dushenski: ~175% of annual income or so
pete_dushenski: this doesn't count mortgage
ascii_field: so for what?
pete_dushenski: lines of credit
pete_dushenski: credit cards
pete_dushenski: i dunno, ask them.
ascii_field: reddit cards.
ascii_field: (when do we get new bank, 'creddit' ?)
pete_dushenski: sorry, i exajamarated : "average Albertan owes $24,271 not including their mortgage."
pete_dushenski: so less than half average income
pete_dushenski: still up 63% yoy
ascii_field: student loan?
pete_dushenski: !up ascii_field
pete_dushenski: "BMO’s annual debt report pegged average household debt in the province at $124,838 in 2014 (compared to a Canadian average of $76,140.) Among Albertans, half held credit card debt, 53 per cent had mortgages, and 17 per cent held student loans."
pete_dushenski: ascii_field: that first figure was only consumer debt, didn't include student loans
pete_dushenski: << not insignificant amount of consumer debt goes to things like this.
shinohai: lol pete_dushenski I had no idea contravex had opined on that xD
pete_dushenski: footnotes ftw
pete_dushenski: i'm always amazed how many people don't even read them
pete_dushenski: based on anecdotal feedback at least
pete_dushenski: "oh i just skipped over those"
shinohai: I usually read footnotes, there are always good tidbits there and on trilema.
pete_dushenski: ah well, literacy is hard, even when everyone 'learns' it
shinohai: Just hadn't read that article yet.
pete_dushenski: you'd think a comment about dick pills would've ended up in the 'how to suck a cock' but nope, ended up in 'jennifer lawrence needs to grow up' piece :)
pete_dushenski: and speaking of jlaw and the gender pay gap, i'll leave you with a research abstract
pete_dushenski: "Male lawyers bill ten percent more hours and bring in more than twice the new client revenue than do female lawyers. We demonstrate that the differential impact across genders in the presence of young children and differences in aspirations to become a law firm partner account for a large share of the difference in performance. We also show that accounting for performance has important consequences for gender g
pete_dushenski: aps in lawyers’ earnings and subsequent promotion. Whereas individual and firm characteristics explain up to 50 percent of the earnings gap, the inclusion of performance measures explains a substantial share of the remainder. Performance measures also explain a sizeable share of the gender gap in promotion."
assbot: Gender Gaps in Performance: Evidence from Young Lawyers by Ghazala Azmat, Rosa Ferrer :: SSRN ... ( )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 23332 @ 0.00053811 = 12.5552 BTC [+] {5}
deedbot-: [Qntra] LSE Report Reveals Dismal Performance of VCs in Bitcoin -
BingoBoingo: Whoops, updated. Sorry pete
ben_vulpes: mircea_popescu: if i could find the comment, i'd have found the link
shinohai: !up ascii_field
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 19897 @ 0.00053836 = 10.7117 BTC [+] {2}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 15500 @ 0.00053843 = 8.3457 BTC [+] {3}
assbot: In support of eugenics - ... ( )
ascii_field: gabrielradio, mircea_popescu: lulzy piece. ought to be accompanied with a drawing of 'man of the future' - a two-metre cock with small legs (like caterpillar's)
lobbes: !up ascii_field
gabrielradio: ascii_field this a similarly lulzy piece
assbot: Inotul conjugal on Trilema - A blog by Mircea Popescu. ... ( )
gabrielradio: i guess i should tackle that one as well
ben_vulpes: anyone tracking the safe harbor shitshow?
assbot: Immediate aftermath of ECJ’s safe harbor decision: Maximilian Schrems v. Data Protection Commissioner - Lexology ... ( )
assbot: Logged on 21-10-2015 17:50:21; pete_dushenski: ;;later tell gabrielradio incoming :
gabrielradio: not sure about the poem tho. the way i saw this whole translation thing was that mircea_popescu wanted the ro articles translated because he didn't want to spend the time to do it himself, so that's where i would come in
gabrielradio: but in the case of the poem, time isn't the issue, and if he deems it unfit for translation in his own hand, i doubt it would make sense for me to try & translate it
asciilifeform: !up ascii_field
deedbot-: [cascadian hacker] The myths of "the good life" and that work should be fun and happen in a fun place only serve to enslave you to the progressive's hedonic treadmill -
mircea_popescu: gabrielradio i just don't think it can be done.
mircea_popescu: poems are always iffy
ascii_field sometimes translates poems, for sport
ascii_field: there are a few of my attempts in the logz.
ascii_field: english is perhaps one of the worst things to translate them to, though.
ascii_field: gnarly ball o'shit language, doesn't want to rhyme at all.
mircea_popescu: spermatozoons < spermatozoa
ascii_field: 'spermatozoa, those lonely noahs!' (tm) (r)
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6645 @ 0.00053855 = 3.5787 BTC [+]
ascii_field: i forget where.
gabrielradio: what say you mircea_popescu? am i suited for translating the old testament of trilema?
mircea_popescu: well, sadly, i can't use any of the stuff you produced so far. going through this latest one, it's still easier / faster for me to do the whole translation than to correct it.
ascii_field: ;;later tell ben_vulpes re: article: usg won't 'hand out cash' for the same reason that comcast et al doesn't actually promise 1Gb/s at 100% dutycycle. (the rest of it, i have failed to make sense of)
gribble: The operation succeeded.
mircea_popescu: but also, you shouldn't take this as a bad light on yourself, i think you did a reasonable job, just, the requirements are insanely tight.
gabrielradio: got it
ascii_field: ah and there is ben_vulpes himself
mircea_popescu: but, i dun want you to walk away poor from the exercise either, so post an address an' i'll send you a bitdime or something.
assbot: static compilation woes ... ( )
ascii_field: ben_vulpes ^ where ?
gabrielradio: 1RadioZTPJhoYGHU3mBed6jCRAE8F6RZC
ascii_field: ben_vulpes: every escapee from 'amazon' i've personally spoken with, said essentially same thing: 'run like sov uranium mine'
mircea_popescu: that's the only way you can run something with muricans.
ascii_field: ben_vulpes: complete with 'ударники', firings of 'bottom x%', etc.
mircea_popescu: not bezos' fault they're essentially rus empire peasants.
ascii_field: well the interesting part is that people go to work there.
ascii_field: rather than packed into vans and forcibly pressed, yes.
ascii_field: but, as i understand, they come in, and soon come out of the other end.
ascii_field: 'Bezos runs a company, not a playground for millenials. He runs it to make a profit...' << the last bit is technically a mistake...
ascii_field: amazon has not, for most of its existence, turned a profit in the customary sense of the word.
ascii_field: (nor really tried, afaik.)
mircea_popescu: ascii_field i am willing to bet the complaints are ALL "oh we were defrauded, landlord kept our deposit and we didn't really piss on the parquet. it was not our fault!"
mircea_popescu: as you say, wake me up when inept woman is stripped, whipped and left tied to the office door over the weekend.
mircea_popescu: until then, work conditions are too soft.
ascii_field: mircea_popescu: i only met a few of these folks. but they all said strictly same things, described something quite like the practices that breathed life into the labour unions of 100 years ago...
mircea_popescu: specifically ?
mircea_popescu: jurovconsider i have there one cdg with q 465, storage shows 240 << grass is 60, q 100, and cft is 180, q 100. no idea why it shows 240, atm. but we KNOW that the prices shown are broken atm, and chetty was going to fix them, but then got some health problems. it's still on the list to fix, and will be fixed asap.
ascii_field: 'fire bottom x%' decimations; 'promote top y%, defined in asinine quantitative metrics', misc. sovietisms
mircea_popescu: they exist because of the worthless peasants.
mircea_popescu: if they were human beings this sort of thing wouldn't be needed. they aren't.
deedbot-: [Qntra] Symbolics Quandruples Revenue in FY 2015 on One USG Transaction -
asciilifeform: !up ascii_field
mircea_popescu: they're redditards.
deedbot-: [BitBet Bets Bets] 1.00000000 BTC on 'Yes' - The ETH scam won't see 2016 -
ascii_field: mircea_popescu: from my distant perch i cannot say whether the butugychag school of thought has given amazon any advantage vs the other great halls'o'humancompilers.
mircea_popescu: besides the point, really.
mircea_popescu: no thinking / respectable person would run the farm of muricans any other way.
ascii_field: (if it did, one might expect to see it copied by other firms)
mircea_popescu: the only thing you may expect groups of muricans to do is a) whine and b) ask for govt money.
ascii_field: why not? it would taste especially great with google's reintroduction of factory dorms
mircea_popescu: copying what works is so high up on the "never EVER do" list it might as well be racism.
ascii_field: and other dickensisms
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 31800 @ 0.00053368 = 16.971 BTC [-] {3}
assbot: Symbolics Quandruples Revenue in FY 2015 on One USG Transaction | Qntra ... ( )
gribble: The operation succeeded.
ascii_field: i met schmidt twice, once to buy machine, then some parts
assbot: Symbolics Quandruples Revenue in FY 2015 on One USG Transaction | Qntra ... ( )
assbot: Open Genera ... ( )
mircea_popescu: intereskin.
mircea_popescu: can you get that interview going ?
ascii_field: l0l i never got snap5 and i fucking' paid
BingoBoingo: I'll drop a message and see if he replies.
ascii_field: << afaik the 1st comment on this mega-t0rr3nt was the only thing dks ever said in public
assbot: Symbolics Open Genera 2.0 for Alpha - complete package with Lisp (download torrent) - TPB ... ( )
ascii_field: very old man, but has good humour
mircea_popescu: doesn't load. what's he say ?
ascii_field: dkschmidt at 2007-08-15 02:24 CET:
ascii_field: Congratulations on downloading the finest software development environment ever created. If you want to find out more about Genera or would like to have a Symbolics Lisp Machine, check out the Symbolics website at or contact
trinque: BingoBoingo: typo in headline? "quandruple"
assbot: Symbolics Quadruples Revenue in FY 2015 on One USG Transaction | Qntra ... ( )
ascii_field: afaik there are exactly three of these people. now listed.
assbot: Logged on 11-06-2014 03:07:22; asciilifeform: david lives in a little house, generously stocked with parts, and fixes the remaining machines for a modest fee.
assbot: BitBet - The ETH scam won't see 2016 :: 73.95 B (35%) on Yes, 135.57 B (65%) on No | closing in 1 month 1 week| weight: 57`770 (100`000 to 10`000) ... ( )
mircea_popescu: "The New York Department of Financial Services "BitLicense" scheme was a flaming disaster that drove out no less than 15 bitcoin-related businesses from the state and cost leader of the charge, Ben Lawsky, his political career."
mircea_popescu: quite exactly.
mircea_popescu: "Bitcoin price volatility in 2015 is roughly half what it was in 2014." << oh we so desperately need the usg tards.
mircea_popescu: what will bitcoin ever do without them!111
mircea_popescu: here's what : the greatest growth potential for usg & associated retardation is ... subsaharan africa.
mircea_popescu: take your obamas, bhararas and whatever other oratanii and go the fuck back to kenya, dear usg.
assbot: Jersey Government Plans to Regulate Digital Currency in 2016 - NEWSBTC ... ( )
mircea_popescu: yaya. we wish them a glhf.
gabrielradio: lmao @ oratanii
assbot: Credit Suisse: with just $10 “you’re wealthier than 25% of Americans” | SOVEREIGN MAN ... ( )
gabrielradio: “If you’ve no debts and have $10 in your pocket you have more wealth than 25% of Americans. More than 25% of Americans have collectively that is.”
mircea_popescu: in fact i just made this point to cab driver here who wanted to know "how the us really is" :
mircea_popescu: "you are richer than most of them"
mircea_popescu: if you got a dime you're ahead of most of america.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 9000 @ 0.00053855 = 4.847 BTC [+]
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 41172 @ 0.0005405 = 22.2535 BTC [+] {5}
mircea_popescu: BingoBoingo prolly could include comments of deeply regretting taking the no position etc.
BingoBoingo: That's what blog comments are for, referencing the bet comments.
BingoBoingo: Having a lol in the qntra piece's comment section at the expense of the lamentation in the BitBet comment section
mircea_popescu: makes sense.
BingoBoingo: I believe this is what webmarketing tards call "driving engagement"
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 60800 @ 0.00053085 = 32.2757 BTC [-] {7}
mircea_popescu: "Back on September" << in
BingoBoingo: fck, fxd
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 14100 @ 0.00052713 = 7.4325 BTC [-]
BingoBoingo: ;;ticker --market all
gribble: Bitstamp BTCUSD last: 267.83, vol: 20406.74343524 | BTC-E BTCUSD last: 264.11, vol: 6273.13459 | Bitfinex BTCUSD last: 268.15, vol: 10550.98883348 | CampBX BTCUSD last: 280.99, vol: 8.03896163 | BTCChina BTCUSD last: 273.201075, vol: 36568.74490000 | Kraken BTCUSD last: 266.59313, vol: 102.92680149 | Bitcoin-Central BTCUSD last: 263.06821305, vol: 153.76803476 | Volume-weighted last (1 more message)
BingoBoingo: ;;more
gribble: average: 270.202261592
BingoBoingo: OMG Crashing
BingoBoingo: Prolly ought to twatter kill someone
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 35300 @ 0.00053913 = 19.0313 BTC [+] {4}
asciilifeform: ...::once upon a time::...
asciilifeform opened a crate. and said to pet:
asciilifeform 'let's make the world's most useless pr0n'
asciilifeform: ...::a short time later::...
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 34351 @ 0.00053256 = 18.294 BTC [-]
asciilifeform: idk if mircea_popescu ever tried this. but, just as i expected, it failed. minimal focus distance of the lens was not met.
mircea_popescu: !up Lupul
Lupul: Bonjour, comment allez-vous?
mircea_popescu: lol wut the fuck is that asciilifeform
mircea_popescu: open air endoscopy ?
asciilifeform: open air vs what, l0l
asciilifeform: girloscopy.
mircea_popescu: mkay. external endoscopy ?
mircea_popescu: uh. you had a light source ?
Lupul: How do we check WoT rating?
mircea_popescu: !gettrust lupul
assbot: lupul is not registered in WoT.
Lupul: !gettrust mircea_popescu
assbot: Lupul is not registered in WoT.
assbot: mircea_popescu WoT Overview - Btc Alpha ... ( )
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: aha, led built into the instrument.
asciilifeform: (how else would there be a picture?)
mircea_popescu: what instrument was this i wonder ? oral endoscope does display the vagina.
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: chinese industrial endoscope.
mircea_popescu: try one of those things they stick up your nose next.
asciilifeform: this was (at least superficially) similar. hence the irresistible experiment.
mircea_popescu: possibly cheaper lens / less tolerant
asciilifeform: worst possible lens.
mircea_popescu: i would guess it sees up to about 1cm
asciilifeform: actually it sees great ~beyond~ 1cm or so.
mircea_popescu: alternatively, you can take a plaster cast of your penis, embed cameras, fill it with silicone caulk, let it dry and have her fuck it.
mircea_popescu: art, definitely.
asciilifeform: eh that'd be work.
asciilifeform vaguely recalls, many years ago, seeing this type of photo. somewhere.
mircea_popescu: i would bet the youboob's fulla them
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6750 @ 0.00053867 = 3.636 BTC [+]
Lupul: How can I register with WoT?
assbot: first_steps_in_bitcoin-assets [bitcoin assets wiki] ... ( )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 23250 @ 0.00053867 = 12.5241 BTC [+]
Duffer1: is B-A Helpdesk still a thing?
BingoBoingo: "shall have in his possession a hypodermic syringe, hypodermic needle, or any instrument adapted for the use of controlled substances or cannabis by subcutaneous injection." << Illolnois law, because apparently people shoot up cannabis?
mike_c: what if you have diabetes?
mike_c: i mean, then you *have* to shoot up cannabis, right?
mike_c: <ba-dum clash!>
BingoBoingo: Seriously
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 65300 @ 0.00054125 = 35.3436 BTC [+] {5}
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 7200 @ 0.00053935 = 3.8833 BTC [-]
assbot: The Codeless Code: Case 211 No Magic ... ( )
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 10169 @ 0.00053867 = 5.4777 BTC [-]
BingoBoingo: !up TravisPatron
TravisPatron: !register E465FB9F065F4BF966AF465407CC5D7C4A0208B8
assbot: Searching for key with fingerprint: E465FB9F065F4BF966AF465407CC5D7C4A0208B8. This may take a few moments.
assbot: Key 4A0208B8 / "Travis Patron <>" successfully imported.
assbot: Registration successful.
BingoBoingo: !rate TravisPatron 1 Newcomer, easy come easy go on the tits
assbot: Request successful, get your OTP:
BingoBoingo: !v assbot:BingoBoingo.rate.TravisPatron.1:08121587c7718f4265ff2fbcfab661d538dde57d08ff0a09aa7f13648a1b6238
assbot: Successfully added a rating of 1 for TravisPatron with note: Newcomer, easy come easy go on the tits
BingoBoingo: What brings you around here TravisPatron ??
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 20659 @ 0.00053554 = 11.0637 BTC [-] {2}
BingoBoingo: !up TravisPatron Mebbe introduce yourself?
mircea_popescu: Duffer1 sadly, no.
mircea_popescu: TravisPatron so who're you ?
lobbes: he's a strong silent type
BingoBoingo: I think he has some sort of tiff with the Dushmaster. Easy come easy go.
hanbot: Patron has written industry-leading research on the opportunities and implications which come from cryptocurrency such as his recently published book Bitcoin: An Internet of Money which has been one of the most positively-received publications in the cryptocurrency space, garnering 5,000+ downloads to date as an educational and open-sourced research compilation.
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 30950 @ 0.00054074 = 16.7359 BTC [+] {3}
TravisPatron waves hello
mircea_popescu: so here's a bizarre matter of fact : if one were to buy a dozen candles and emplace them on a windowsil, so that they're at different heights (say two inches differential tallest to shortest) and let them burn for a half hour or whatever it takes to finger a girl to exhaustion,
mircea_popescu: they will all burn at the same level.
mircea_popescu: candle consensus height wtf.
BingoBoingo has played with that before. Candlechain FTW
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 15322 @ 0.00053532 = 8.2022 BTC [-]
BingoBoingo: TravisPatron: If you've got questions about how voice works, try to keep it in the public channel. We're stangers after all.
BingoBoingo: TravisPatron: If you aren't sure how to use commandline GPG correctly, maybe just fire up emacs and let that handle finding things?
BingoBoingo: !up TravisPatron
assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 45765 @ 0.00053111 = 24.3062 BTC [-] {4}
BingoBoingo: Fuck, Steven Segal got fat
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