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00:01:05 BingoBoingo: In other news, apparently reddit has had its own drug market for some time https://www.reddit.com/r/Steroidsourcetalk

00:01:05 assbot: reddit.com: over 18? ... ( http://bit.ly/1LKcgJs )

00:10:25 mircea_popescu: steroids are still legal otc right ?

00:10:28 mircea_popescu: or notrly

00:12:00 BingoBoingo: In USia schedule III controlled, but because hippies dun like them rarely prosecuted outside of sports

00:12:22 BingoBoingo: Also Maybe VW really was evil: "If you're concerned about such estrogens, you may want to maintain a safe distance from trucks on the highway. That's because of research findings that diesel-fuel exhaust contains chemicals called alkylphenols, which interact with cellular estrogen receptors to exert potent estrogenic activity.3 Diesel exhaust particles have previously been linked to lung cancer, allergic rhinitis and asthma."

00:13:11 mircea_popescu: aha

00:13:24 BingoBoingo: Basically one of those US laws that helps Mexico's economy at the expense of its own

00:13:36 mircea_popescu: i thought pharma was mostly india

00:13:47 pete_dushenski: BingoBoingo wrapped in nafta shell, usually

00:13:59 BingoBoingo: Pharma mostly is, bu someone's gotta get the money at retail

00:14:25 mircea_popescu: tru

00:15:29 BingoBoingo: Steroids are the one US controlled class of drugs safer to get off of derpy website than derpy darknet market in the popular opinion

00:16:15 pete_dushenski: and yes, diesel exhaust fumes are gnarly. long reported to diminish quality of urban air quality. but reports were dismissed as not being 'politically correct' so not really that true. like led lightbulbs.

00:16:39 pete_dushenski: -1 quality

00:17:02 pete_dushenski: so is vw evil for finding a loophole ?

00:17:23 pete_dushenski: are bankers and their dark derivative pools evil for doing the same ?

00:17:33 BingoBoingo: pete_dushenski: No, VW is evil for pumping estrogenic chemicals in the air and cultivating SJWhales

00:17:36 mircea_popescu: yes, not doing what fucktard club expects you to do = individuality = evil.

00:18:23 pete_dushenski: BingoBoingo which they couldn't have done if 'carbon' wasn't the only thing idjits cared about

00:18:33 pete_dushenski: 'co2/km' to be more accurate

00:18:36 mircea_popescu: i still don't even know wtf they mean by "carbon"

00:18:47 mircea_popescu: is it actually carbon dioxide and they just dunno what side their ass is buttered on ?

00:19:03 pete_dushenski: it's this metric and this alone that allowed diesels into the 21st century. outside of farms.

00:19:07 BingoBoingo: Diesel's kinda always been one of those things that's cool when you have it and sucks when other people do

00:19:21 punkman: mircea_popescu: co2 yes

00:19:30 mircea_popescu: but how do you know this punkman ?

00:19:45 pete_dushenski: BingoBoingo not THAT cool to have, is it ?

00:19:50 mircea_popescu: i mean, not disputing for a second it seems like a reasonable interpretation of their verbiage. the problem is that it's the verbiage of patently insae folk.

00:19:59 mircea_popescu: for all you know they mean nitric acid.

00:20:08 pete_dushenski: or methane

00:20:30 mircea_popescu: maybe they mean "any gas with specific gravity over 28"

00:20:32 BingoBoingo: pete_dushenski: Sure it is. Diesel 1977 Hilux with half the body rusted off > Aluminum gasoline F-150 King Ranch

00:20:50 pete_dushenski: what're you, isis ?

00:21:20 mircea_popescu: no srsly, all cars i owed back when i owed any were pretty much diesel.

00:21:29 punkman: mircea_popescu: well sure, the derps might not know what "carbon" actually refers to

00:21:31 mircea_popescu: 90s is what made the diesel possible. meanwhile oil refineries kicked it out

00:21:55 BingoBoingo: pete_dushenski: Fine, Diesel Chevy Kodiak dressed like a car is cooler than gasoline truck, even when diesel truck dressed liek a car carries Obola

00:22:25 pete_dushenski: BingoBoingo the presidental gmc. aha.

00:22:43 pete_dushenski: mircea_popescu how did refineries kick out diesel ?

00:22:49 pete_dushenski: or why ?

00:22:57 mircea_popescu: you understand what diesel runs of right ?

00:23:00 mircea_popescu: off*

00:23:20 pete_dushenski: hm. not really.

00:23:37 mircea_popescu: yeah. ok. all fuel is produced through fractional distillation of oil.

00:23:50 pete_dushenski: ah this, yes.

00:23:57 mircea_popescu: this is exactly what it sounds like : oil is a mix of carbohydrates, you sort this by mass and cut it into slices.

00:24:33 mircea_popescu: specific technological considerations i am not prepared to discuss in detail made so there was a huge and apparently stable glut of diesel fuel on the market.

00:24:41 mircea_popescu: this lasted for almost 3 decades, peaking in the 90s.

00:24:55 mircea_popescu: it's gone now, mostly because newer refineries slice the column differently

00:25:03 pete_dushenski: diesel is one of the heavier layers iirc

00:25:05 mircea_popescu: (basically, you're burnhing the diesel as gasoline and have no fucking idea)\

00:25:15 mircea_popescu: well, heavier than gas yes.

00:25:40 mircea_popescu: so really, it's a case of derps follow technology while pretending to lend it.

00:25:50 mircea_popescu: if the glut continued, it'd be "fuck you and sniff diesel".

00:26:04 mircea_popescu: once the thing resolved they can hate diesel or beg for it, it's done.

00:26:17 mircea_popescu: pretending to lead it*

00:26:37 mircea_popescu: for that matter, retarded buffalo survival hunters imagined trhey're "directing" the herds.

00:26:46 mircea_popescu: and dune is chock full of "worm riding". because yeah, totally.

00:26:55 mircea_popescu: brb i gotta pilot planet earth a little.

00:29:45 pete_dushenski: then vw's (and several other, mostly german, automakers') pivot to electric propulsion seems like a way to absorb the laptop battery capacity that's in excess from kids buying smartphones and only smartphones.

00:30:15 punkman: that's a bit of a stretch

00:30:17 pete_dushenski: maybe that's a stretch given that i'm unsure how many laptops + spare batteries were sold 'at peak' vs. now

00:30:23 *: pete_dushenski goes to check data

00:30:26 BingoBoingo: (basically, you're burnhing the diesel as gasoline and have no fucking idea)\ << You break it into smaller gasoline hydrocarbons with heat and pressure

00:30:47 mircea_popescu: right.

00:31:13 BingoBoingo: Still fractions the same way, but diesel and even tar fractions get cooked into gasoline

00:31:23 mircea_popescu: it's totally not a case of "if you're willing to put 15% ethanol in there anyway, like fucking hruschov wanted, fuck you and shut up, we'll paint it blue and you can pretend it's fine"

00:31:44 BingoBoingo: Agricultural diesel here is dyed pink

00:33:01 BingoBoingo: Long haul trucks here often get pulled over by the "Secretary of State (of Illinois)" police to check for the dye.

00:33:28 mircea_popescu: aha. i just meant, whatever, stick a label on it call it good.

00:33:59 BingoBoingo: lol, Nah. Real bueracracy is way ahead of you

00:34:10 mircea_popescu: lol. i'm an amateur huh ?

00:34:34 BingoBoingo: You think you know how bad USia is...

00:35:51 punkman: BingoBoingo: what other diesel colors do you have?

00:36:40 BingoBoingo: Well, there's the standard clear to yellow-ish. Some tanks produce a bit a blue-green tinge because infected...

00:39:05 BingoBoingo: The pink dye though is because it is exempt from the highway fund taxes

00:39:16 BingoBoingo: ANd the new low sulfur requirement

00:40:54 punkman: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/8389523.stm "was capable of laundering 6.5m litres of fuel a year."

00:40:55 assbot: BBC News - Illegal fuel plant largest in NI ... ( http://bit.ly/1LMAskG )

00:41:08 punkman: (removing dyes)

00:44:13 asciilifeform: ;;later tell gabriel_laddel http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=13-10-2015#1298386 << more specifically ?

00:44:13 assbot: Logged on 13-10-2015 23:46:07; gabriel_laddel: asciilifeform: are you aware of any molecules with symmetries like [6,6] chiralane?

00:44:14 gribble: The operation succeeded.

00:46:07 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=13-10-2015#1298374 << nitwits who think that their resellable-for-penny-to-the-dollar debeers crud could somehow become valuable if given a spray of provenance perfume

00:46:07 assbot: Logged on 13-10-2015 23:42:57; mircea_popescu: who the fuck gives a shit about "sourcing" of diamonds outside a very cultish narrow segment of bored middle class art majors/social scientards ?

00:46:24 asciilifeform: (how? what's to keep anyone from washing it? ask them - not me.)

00:47:33 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=13-10-2015#1298357 << so what ? it's still a bigger pile of benjies than i ever saw or expect to see on one table personally..

00:47:33 assbot: Logged on 13-10-2015 22:24:39; mircea_popescu: 30k is not really notable. that's about 6 months pay (taxes apply to severance too you know)

00:48:23 mircea_popescu: so go into drugs, you'll get so fucking tired of shoveling the crap...

00:48:23 asciilifeform: and, it being a bonus vs salary, it's straight 'turkey-buying' money.

00:48:38 mircea_popescu: it's not a bonus in any sense. it's unemployment.

00:48:38 asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: could just as 'easily' go into mars exploration.

00:50:42 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298399 << not in usa. mega-protectionist thing here.

00:50:42 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 00:13:36; mircea_popescu: i thought pharma was mostly india

00:50:51 asciilifeform: it is smuggled in, yes

00:52:30 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298440 << 'cracking'

00:52:30 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 00:24:55; mircea_popescu: it's gone now, mostly because newer refineries slice the column differently

00:52:42 asciilifeform: catalytic cleavage of heavier hydrocarbon into lighter.

01:08:37 asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: in usa, 'severance' typically means a lump sum of usd. 'unemployment' is something quite else (financed partly by a tax on the employer, partly by state, it is a meagre pension that one draws for precisely so long as one remains Officially unemployed.)

01:09:14 asciilifeform: and ~only~ if one had been Officially registered as a full-time salaryman

01:09:38 asciilifeform: (i and just about everyone i know in meatspace is a 'contractor' and never sees such a thing)

01:12:27 BingoBoingo: Officially unemployed too comes with an expiration date

01:26:19 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 37153 @ 0.00047785 = 17.7536 BTC [-] {3}

01:27:20 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 8447 @ 0.00047521 = 4.0141 BTC [-]

01:55:48 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 35218 @ 0.00047453 = 16.712 BTC [-] {3}

02:06:00 BingoBoingo: steroids are still legal otc right ? << Reason why not in the US is starting to look more like no because, lol feminism

02:18:01 BingoBoingo: Apparently male birth control has been a thing longer than women's birth control, but the gubmint has just been depriving people of it

02:43:49 BingoBoingo: !up liquidassets

03:12:36 BingoBoingo: Butchery https://imgur.com/a/HkSxc

03:12:37 assbot: Pinball LED vs Incandescent - Album on Imgur ... ( http://bit.ly/1LKA67O )

03:20:22 BingoBoingo: Also, not quite news, but someone is finally trying decentralized mixer that's been planned since late 2012 at the latest http://bitcoin-p2pool.com/joinmarket_orderbook.html

03:20:24 assbot: JoinMarket Orderbook ... ( http://bit.ly/1LKAYt6 )

03:21:50 BingoBoingo: Also Binge eating disorder passes anorexia, schizophrenia, and epilepsy in direct mortality https://occupycorporatism.com/shocking-50-of-bariatric-surgery-patients-commit-suicide/

03:21:53 assbot: Shocking: 50% of Bariatric Surgery Patients Commit Suicide - Top US & World News | Susanne PoselTop US & World News | Susanne Posel ... ( http://bit.ly/1LKBabL )

03:59:07 mircea_popescu: lol

03:59:10 mircea_popescu: male bc huh.

04:06:28 BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: Apparently male bc, is just liek woman bc, up the hormones

04:10:59 BingoBoingo: !up Duffer1

04:11:19 BingoBoingo: Duffer1: No qntra submissions yet?

04:12:02 Duffer1: hola

04:12:50 Duffer1: there's a conspiracy afoot

04:13:03 Duffer1: nah i don't know what to write about

04:13:41 Duffer1: my iguanas are doing great, but it turns out they're both male so i'll have to re home one :(

04:14:03 BingoBoingo: Nah, make them gay.

04:14:14 BingoBoingo: It's what all the good schools do nao

04:14:28 Duffer1: might work if there were a lot more of them, but with just two they'll kill eachother

04:15:33 BingoBoingo: Or love each other... Gotta turn em gay.

04:15:53 BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: Apparently the gold standard for male birth control nao is called Trenbolone

04:16:07 Duffer1: is that the nut glue?

04:16:39 BingoBoingo: Define "nut glue"

04:17:08 mircea_popescu: y no bone ?

04:17:39 Duffer1: the glue developed to be injected into the vas deferens and dissolved when reversal is wanted/needed

04:17:44 Duffer1: = nut glue

04:17:54 BingoBoingo: the glue developed to be injected into the vas deferens and dissolved when reversal is wanted/needed << Defo not that

04:18:11 Duffer1: ah

04:18:15 BingoBoingo: y no bone ? << Apparently boners are a major side effect

04:18:58 BingoBoingo: Just, why was this nevar discussed in pharmacy school even though all of its neighbors were

04:19:37 mircea_popescu: hm

04:21:54 Duffer1: anyone watch the first dem debate?

04:22:23 BingoBoingo: Nah, I value my sanity.

04:22:23 Duffer1: i skipped it but heard clinton vs webb went a lot like http://img.fark.net/images/cache/850/P/PP/fark_PPd3uabFbb1Xq5lWHJeGsfO83es.gif?t=Ea84tJtZHJo0Br2TmyoVvg&f=1445227200

04:22:29 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1G4olx3 )

04:22:54 BingoBoingo: But Webb is a much better sysadmin than Clitler

04:24:02 Duffer1: ha that's not a high bar :P

04:26:09 Duffer1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gXhwv9_ZS0

04:26:10 assbot: Esbjorn Svensson Trio - Jazzwoche Burghausen Live (2004) - YouTube ... ( http://bit.ly/1G4oxMJ )

04:26:33 BingoBoingo: But she went to an "elite" school and married a future president!!!!!

04:26:33 Duffer1: ^ what I'm currently chilling to vex

04:36:41 BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: Apparently the freaks with super natural muscle were on to something, and that something was male birth control. I feel lied and cheated to.

04:37:14 BingoBoingo: Men had hormonal birth control first and the 1960's were a lie

04:39:11 *: BingoBoingo now wonders if all the real roid freaks jsut get neuticals and do their hormones IM

04:43:47 BingoBoingo: !up Duffer1

04:46:19 Duffer1: glad i remember how to do that

04:46:52 BingoBoingo: Well, You are initiated aren't you?

04:47:39 Duffer1: possibly?

04:47:40 BingoBoingo: Even if you lost money you will be remembered for that gut wrenching and emotionally moving takedown of Labcoin.

04:47:59 Duffer1: ah ya baptism by fire

04:48:18 Duffer1: do not recommend

04:49:09 BingoBoingo: This is like I'd like you to with you experience spot and write up some shit for qntra. You have the history to carry it

04:51:35 Duffer1: alright, if i can think of an angle i'll submit something

04:53:49 BingoBoingo: Duffer1: Cool, keep a look out. Gotta make those losses up somewhere.

05:03:11 Duffer1: ah ya man that would be nice hehe

05:05:59 BingoBoingo: May take a while, but do you really want anyone trying to outdo your baptism by fire narrative?

05:08:18 Duffer1: i'd be impressed if they could find a way, who wants to read the story of the games losers?

05:09:39 BingoBoingo: Who doesn't, far more to be learned than from the winners?

05:09:47 BingoBoingo: http://www.jameslafond.com/article.php?id=3086 << On Impotence

05:09:48 assbot: JL: ‘Thug Season’ ... ( http://bit.ly/1K7XfjA )

05:10:11 Duffer1: i dunno maybe you're right

05:12:49 Duffer1: vex https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7KXq6RJ0PA

05:12:50 assbot: Esbjörn Svensson Trio (Seven Days Of Falling/Elevation of Love) - YouTube ... ( http://bit.ly/1K7XACE )

05:19:02 BingoBoingo: Also the entire Lafond life plan just shifted http://www.jameslafond.com/article.php?id=3087

05:19:03 assbot: JL: On the Downside ... ( http://bit.ly/1PflSm1 )

05:24:33 Duffer1: interesting read

05:27:36 BingoBoingo: Duffer1: Try his older shit. Up until a couple weeks ago he wrote as though he were some sort of white ape from the Congo. This is a precipitous decline

05:29:18 Duffer1: does he say what the injuries were that lead him to change? "2. Submission to the pigs is no longer an option. Any time I put myself at the mercy of a law officer this may result in me being jailed or imprisoned. These are options that, to me, are now infinitely less desirable than death by cop."

05:30:19 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 24750 @ 0.00047342 = 11.7171 BTC [-] {3}

05:32:43 BingoBoingo: Duffer1: He has a long chronicle of past injuries. This sudden decline is new though and he ofers no new injury. I may be a combination of age and the past injuries.

05:33:01 Duffer1: ah

05:34:55 BingoBoingo: There are pieces he has where he chronicals getting hit in the nuts more than any person should.

05:57:35 BingoBoingo: Just remember everyone, if you sell out to Gawker Media they will treat you like trash until and past your natural death https://archive.is/wvcwZ

05:57:37 assbot: EAT SHIT, LEITCH! ... ( http://bit.ly/1NG2BKv )

06:04:09 BingoBoingo: Also, qntra has been at 800 posts for a few hours nao

06:04:31 BingoBoingo: 800 posts, 1051 non-spam comments

06:15:03 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 34271 @ 0.00047338 = 16.2232 BTC [-] {3}

06:19:51 BingoBoingo: !up HeySteve

06:19:55 BingoBoingo: !up tripleslash

06:30:24 HeySteve: hey BingoBoingo

06:30:39 BingoBoingo: hey

07:10:30 BingoBoingo: tard mode http://wptavern.com/jetpack-protect-blocks-brute-force-amplification-attacks

07:10:40 assbot: Jetpack Protect Blocks Brute Force Amplification Attacks ... ( http://bit.ly/1LjWXrq )

07:55:42 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 2700 @ 0.00047935 = 1.2942 BTC [+]

07:59:46 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 35500 @ 0.00047298 = 16.7908 BTC [-] {2}

08:14:00 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 25756 @ 0.0004798 = 12.3577 BTC [+] {3}

08:29:38 wyrdmantis: hello asseters

08:30:50 wyrdmantis: to do gentoo correctly am i right with this: http://mirror.switch.ch/ftp/mirror/gentoo/releases/amd64/autobuilds/current-stage3-amd64-hardened+nomultilib/ ?

08:30:51 assbot: Index of /ftp/mirror/gentoo/releases/amd64/autobuilds/current-stage3-amd64-hardened+nomultilib ... ( http://bit.ly/1G4Iral )

08:38:24 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 31744 @ 0.0004813 = 15.2784 BTC [+]

08:49:41 punkman: http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-videogames-are-saving-the-symphony-orchestra-1444696737

08:49:42 assbot: How Videogames Are Saving the Symphony Orchestra - WSJ ... ( http://bit.ly/1G4Kr2o )

09:00:46 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 5877 @ 0.00047353 = 2.7829 BTC [-]

10:22:26 jurov: wyrdmantis hw do you mean correctly? if you want hardened gentoo, this one is right

10:27:17 punkman: http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2015-October/086429.html

10:27:18 assbot: [erlang-questions] Mnesia ... ( http://bit.ly/1VRAHQc )

10:45:52 funkenstein_: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=13-10-2015#1297678 <-- your death is right over your left shoulder, waiting to tap you

10:45:52 assbot: Logged on 13-10-2015 14:16:05; thestringpuller: for people with anxiety disorders: what works for you other than drugz?

10:46:09 funkenstein_: if you understand this you'll see there's no time to be anxious

10:48:27 funkenstein_: re: diesel thread, at one point i drove a friends retro-fitted diesel. retrofit consisted of an extra tank and a switch to select fuel line

10:48:43 funkenstein_: this enables one to get free fuel behind any chinese restaurant

10:49:34 funkenstein_: diesel engine runs on almost anything

10:53:55 funkenstein_: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com//?date=09-10-2015#1295232 <-- this one needs repeating.

10:53:55 assbot: Logged on 09-10-2015 01:49:22; mircea_popescu: the notion that people may read "newpspaers" made by people they don't know.

10:58:51 funkenstein_: http://thelastpsychiatrist.com/2007/11/one_of_these_things_is_a_straw.html <-- thanks for that one.

10:58:52 assbot: The Last Psychiatrist: One Of These Things Is A Straw Man, And The Other Is On Fire ... ( http://bit.ly/1LLv7Uk )

11:00:35 funkenstein_: a good old lecture on the topic is "Dead doctors don't lie" - joel wallach

11:20:39 funkenstein_: http://imgur.com/eEkkvSn from http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=11-10-2015#1296319

11:20:40 assbot: Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet ... ( http://bit.ly/1LLycUp )

11:20:40 assbot: Logged on 11-10-2015 00:37:45; asciilifeform: http://www.demotix.com/news/5506846/police-destroys-37-tons-seized-drugs-chacarita-cemetery << oldie, re: the mega-graveyard

11:20:51 funkenstein_: pressed shitboard

11:21:12 funkenstein_: more news from people I don't know

11:25:15 funkenstein_: i'm not sure if this was the goal but at this point general USian populace won't believe there's a shooting until the bullets hit them directly

11:58:41 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 6521 @ 0.00047517 = 3.0986 BTC [+]

12:03:46 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 13753 @ 0.00047341 = 6.5108 BTC [-]

12:13:40 punkman: "French governt endorses #Blockchain tech ! #paymium awarded prize by Digital Economy Minister Axelle Lemaire" what's this prize davout?

12:20:01 punkman: I was wondering what a digital economy minister does and ended up here http://venturebeat.com/2015/02/13/digital-minister-wants-to-break-some-cliches-about-the-french-startup-scene-interview/

12:20:03 assbot: Digital minister wants to 'break some clichés' about the French startup scene (interview) | VentureBeat | Entrepreneur | by Chris O'Brien ... ( http://bit.ly/1MziYqD )

12:26:41 fluffypony: https://i.imgur.com/cx6pk88.jpg

12:26:42 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1Lkf2FU )

12:38:42 punkman: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CQ9JlNeVEAAeeR_.png:large

12:38:43 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1LkfFPT )

12:49:26 punkman: http://boingboing.net/2015/10/13/this-tropical-mushroom-gives-w.html

12:49:27 assbot: This tropical mushroom gives women spontaneous orgasms from sniffing it / Boing Boing ... ( http://bit.ly/1MzoA4d )

12:53:03 davout: punkman: a lot of people wonder what she does :D

13:11:54 nubbins`: http://www.vice.com/en_ca/read/newfoundlanders-are-trolling-the-fuck-out-of-harper-with-this-barbaric-cultural-practice

13:11:55 assbot: Newfoundlanders are Trolling the Fuck Out of Harper With This ‘Barbaric Cultural Practice’ | VICE | Canada ... ( http://bit.ly/1MzsBWt )

13:12:27 nubbins`: ^ in which a single photograph and a facebook event allowed nubs to spread his views on civil liberties from one coast of this fine country to the other two

13:23:05 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 97950 @ 0.00048121 = 47.1345 BTC [+] {7}

13:23:32 davout: nubbins`: nice!

13:30:20 nubbins`: davout i've been on cbc, yahoo news, huffington post, several local rags... vice article is the best one

13:30:38 nubbins`: only media outlet that actually bothered to publish my thoughts beyond the superficial ones

13:31:07 nubbins`: this election is seriously the most fun i've had since i don't know when

13:32:20 davout: "Sucks, but I don't want to sterilize perfectly good satire just so people don't have to worry or think." <<< the world would be a much better place if this stance was more common

13:33:28 nubbins`: i could kiss drew brown for including that paragraph verbatim

14:00:51 jurov: !up gabrielradio

14:02:55 gabrielradio: thanks jurov

14:04:31 TheNewDeal: g'day

14:04:37 TheNewDeal: or gdevening

14:04:46 gabrielradio: If you're a native Romanian speaker with a very good grasp of English, I am interested to work out an arrangement for your translation of my older Romanian articles. Don't hesitate to make contact for this purpose. << mircea_popescu , is this still of interest to you?

14:05:26 TheNewDeal: Just wanted to say that I am revoking my license as of today. I was a little sloppy with my key. I'll be back later

14:07:34 TheNewDeal: ;;nethash

14:07:34 gribble: 438458414.672

14:07:39 TheNewDeal: ;;bc,stats

14:07:43 gribble: Current Blocks: 378863 | Current Difficulty: 6.0813224039440346E10 | Next Difficulty At Block: 379007 | Next Difficulty In: 144 blocks | Next Difficulty In About: 22 hours, 26 minutes, and 29 seconds | Next Difficulty Estimate: None | Estimated Percent Change: None

14:07:55 TheNewDeal: ;;nexthalf

14:07:55 gribble: Error: "nexthalf" is not a valid command.

14:08:50 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 22086 @ 0.00048286 = 10.6644 BTC [+] {3}

14:08:52 TheNewDeal: ;;nextblockreward

14:08:52 gribble: Error: "nextblockreward" is not a valid command.

14:12:31 TheNewDeal: I'll be back

14:12:48 TheNewDeal: !down TheNewDeal

14:15:22 jurov: diana_coman: ^ see gabrielradio

14:15:55 jurov: i doubt very much mircea_popescu will translate someone else's articles

14:17:11 diana_coman: jurov, I think gabrielradio means that he is interested in doing the translation

14:17:22 jurov: lolk

14:17:44 diana_coman: I must admit that I kind of hate doing translation work as I find it horribly time consuming

14:18:11 davout: diana_coman: that's a problem with work in general

14:19:04 diana_coman: he he davout that is true in general of course, but it's a matter of personal efficiency in a field or another

14:20:05 diana_coman: alternatively it might simply be that I just hate translating - I'd much rather rewrite the thing in my own words as an exercise in understanding it

14:21:06 diana_coman: fwiw I have been following fraudsters from pretty much its beginning so I'm quite familiar with most of it (not that I wouldn't benefit from re-reading a lot of it) and I think there are many articles that would be worth translating

14:28:53 shinohai: ;;ticker

14:28:55 gribble: Bitfinex BTCUSD ticker | Best bid: 251.94, Best ask: 251.99, Bid-ask spread: 0.05000, Last trade: 251.94, 24 hour volume: 9017.66443652, 24 hour low: 249.9, 24 hour high: 252.5, 24 hour vwap: None

15:04:49 VariaVarietatis: asciilifeform: know where I can find more like this in english? http://cassad-eng.livejournal.com/153079.html

15:21:48 jurov: !up disident

15:23:15 asciilifeform: VariaVarietatis: probably nowhere

15:25:34 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298566 << fella may have taken one too many hits in the head - from his logic, it seems that he ought to be carrying a frag, rather than a knife...

15:25:34 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 05:29:18; Duffer1: does he say what the injuries were that lead him to change? "2. Submission to the pigs is no longer an option. Any time I put myself at the mercy of a law officer this may result in me being jailed or imprisoned. These are options that, to me, are now infinitely less desirable than death by cop."

15:27:12 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298589 << we have this here. i even attended one performance, had no idea what it was, the playbill stated 'music from games', i recognized ~not one~ - because i never had 'console'

15:27:12 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 08:49:41; punkman: http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-videogames-are-saving-the-symphony-orchestra-1444696737

15:28:06 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298593 << mega-essay, recommended to everyone who is interested in salvaging what little of worth remains in this whole 'computing' thing

15:28:06 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 10:27:17; punkman: http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2015-October/086429.html

15:29:16 *: asciilifeform experimented with erlang at great length, on multiple occasions, but cannot bring himself to use it for anything on the battlefield because 1 ) ONE IMPLEMENTATION and 2) IT DOES NOT FIT IN HEAD

15:29:37 asciilifeform: other than this, it is, imho, very spiffy

15:30:07 asciilifeform: and, iirc, to this day runs the swedish national telephone grid.

15:31:01 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298611 << 'general population' will believe just about anything

15:31:01 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 11:25:15; funkenstein_: i'm not sure if this was the goal but at this point general USian populace won't believe there's a shooting until the bullets hit them directly

15:32:29 punkman: one case it doesn't mention is that clueless client demands to use AWS and mongodb and hadoop, because "I heard these were popular and next week when I am a big multinational I'll need to hire 10k developers and they'll only know how to use those"

15:32:57 asciilifeform: punkman: precisely the disease that gave us microshit

15:33:15 asciilifeform: and why the entire 'industry' needs a good thermonuking

15:34:29 asciilifeform: the whole thing, to the degree it shows any evidence of design at all, is optimized for vermin at every level.

15:35:56 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298586 << at this point, i hesitate to recommend gentoo to a n00b. the problem is that there is not actually an alternative to gentoo.

15:35:56 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 08:30:50; wyrdmantis: to do gentoo correctly am i right with this: http://mirror.switch.ch/ftp/mirror/gentoo/releases/amd64/autobuilds/current-stage3-amd64-hardened+nomultilib/ ?

15:36:04 asciilifeform: learn it the way you would learn sapping

15:36:13 asciilifeform: i.e. from someone who already knows, in person.

15:37:09 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298580 << i dun get it. why there has to be a 'pack' of whatever sort, why not simply nuke the idiot xml rpc thing once and for all ?

15:37:09 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 07:10:30; BingoBoingo: tard mode http://wptavern.com/jetpack-protect-blocks-brute-force-amplification-attacks

15:37:52 VariaVarietatis: recent comments

15:40:09 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298508 << folks who want to join the endocrine freakshow know where to go...

15:40:09 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 04:06:28; BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: Apparently male bc, is just liek woman bc, up the hormones

15:40:46 asciilifeform: it isn't hard. ask in your local gym. the down sides are well documented.

15:41:37 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298540 << could go straight for the castration and skip the organ damage...

15:41:37 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 04:36:41; BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: Apparently the freaks with super natural muscle were on to something, and that something was male birth control. I feel lied and cheated to.

15:42:23 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298571 << who is this and why would anyone care..?

15:42:23 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 05:57:35; BingoBoingo: Just remember everyone, if you sell out to Gawker Media they will treat you like trash until and past your natural death https://archive.is/wvcwZ

15:43:07 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298614 << how come we learn of this not from davout ?

15:43:07 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 12:13:40; punkman: "French governt endorses #Blockchain tech ! #paymium awarded prize by Digital Economy Minister Axelle Lemaire" what's this prize davout?

15:49:34 punkman: old gcc lulz https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=30475#c4

15:49:38 assbot: 30475 – assert(int+100 > int) optimized away ... ( http://bit.ly/1PtiK5t )

16:05:20 davout: asciilifeform: is it really that noteworthy that a sub-minister of some sort opines on something she has really no business opining about?

16:05:51 davout: or "opining on"? (folks who actually speak english are more than welcome to correct me!)

16:12:51 punkman: not rly, I was just wondering about the prize

16:14:08 davout: yeah, the whole thing materializes a government grant

16:14:24 davout: plus a small paper diploma :D

16:17:04 mircea_popescu: gabrielradio yes

16:17:11 davout: http://www.wired.com/2015/10/hedge-fund-borrows-10m-in-stock-via-the-bitcoin-blockchain/ <<< god knows what happens when some of these colored coins get haxxored

16:17:12 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1PtlKhY )

16:21:57 mircea_popescu: lol. supoena!!1

16:22:13 mircea_popescu: how the fuck is a "hedge fund" issuing stock and who the fuck heard of a 10 mn "hedge fund"

16:22:33 mircea_popescu: are these people off their rocker ? you can't name yourself a hedge fund with under 1 bn just like you can't call a thing a car if it's under 1 meter long.

16:22:57 mircea_popescu: "this 10 milimetre long car got great fuel economy and runs on someone's halitosis".

16:23:00 mircea_popescu: well done!

16:23:21 asciilifeform: model car.

16:23:31 asciilifeform: (toy hedgefund?!)

16:25:06 mircea_popescu: !up

16:25:16 mircea_popescu: i never saw a 3mm car.

16:25:27 mircea_popescu: make it say 3 cm, it could maybe be a model car.

16:25:38 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298696 << http://log.bitcoin-assets.com//?date=13-10-2015#1298309

16:25:38 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 15:49:34; punkman: old gcc lulz https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=30475#c4

16:25:38 assbot: Logged on 13-10-2015 22:07:28; mircea_popescu: i never knew i could equally hate both sides of a "debate" to the degree.

16:25:56 asciilifeform: shitgnome wreckers on one hand, 'but my legacy crud broke!!1111111' on the other

16:26:05 asciilifeform: a pox on both houses.

16:26:06 mircea_popescu: it's not even that. it's jwz.


16:26:35 mircea_popescu: I AM TOO GOOD TO KNOW HOW TO FLYUSH TOELat

16:26:57 asciilifeform: 'we are living in ameeeeerika, ameeerika, ameeerika, ... coca cola! sometimes war!' (tm) (r)

16:28:06 mircea_popescu: it's like "radical left" arguing with obama voters. "WE NEED TO MOVE AWAY FROM PROPUDCERIST DARAPIGM!!1" "WHERE IS MY MORE FOOTSTAMPS!!!1"

16:28:40 mircea_popescu: !up gabrielradio

16:29:18 gabrielradio: i had a go at one of the articles http://pastebin.com/XH5hBW13

16:29:19 assbot: Christian Europe and other absurdities - Pastebin.com ... ( http://bit.ly/1PtmZhj )

16:29:28 mircea_popescu: o hey.

16:30:10 mircea_popescu: aberrations is a word. absurdities != aberations.

16:30:16 mircea_popescu: "One of the most ridiculous nonsense passed with pious self-importance by the neophytes and likewise unwarranted people"

16:30:41 mircea_popescu: this is broken in at least two places. one of the most x nonsense is bad grammar. the X and otherwyse Y z's is bad style

16:30:52 mircea_popescu: your ennumerations must be balanced, either ennumerate nouns or adjectives.

16:30:56 asciilifeform: it still beats the shit out of 'google trans'

16:31:16 mircea_popescu: it does.

16:31:45 mircea_popescu: gabrielradio fraudsters text is very fucking tense, so it needs this intensive approach to work. ya know ?

16:32:15 gabrielradio: true

16:32:27 asciilifeform: 'I don't care if your language lawyers tell you gcc is right. THIS WILL CAUSE PEOPLE TO GET HACKED.' << this is not hundred percent idiotic. the c programming language is specified in such a way, with sufficiently pervasive 'undefined behaviours' and nonstandardized but inescapable routines, that it is ~physically impossible~ to program in it as-specified

16:32:40 mircea_popescu: asciilifeform the only problem is that it takes me ~20 minutes to translate one. it maybe takes me 15 minutes to read and fix his, except i'll also get angry. so it's a sort of economical problem.

16:32:48 asciilifeform: thereby every single program beyond the schoolbook trivium depends on just such behaviour.

16:33:04 mircea_popescu: ~depends~ being tghe key word.

16:33:12 mircea_popescu: it's not that you can fix it with better dakka.

16:33:13 asciilifeform: break it, by choosing a different reading of the talmu^H^H^H^Hstandard, and it dies.

16:33:24 mircea_popescu: in order to work, it DEPENDS on it. better dakka just guarantees more of the same.

16:33:34 asciilifeform: dakka?

16:33:47 mircea_popescu: ;;google "i need more dakka" site:fraudsters.com

16:33:48 gribble: I NEED MOAR DAKKA on fraudsters - A blog by Mircea Popescu.: ; O, wasted youth! on fraudsters - A blog by Mircea Popescu.: ; Rautati si Mizerii on fraudsters - A blog by Mircea Popescu.:

17:36:38 shinohai: >.>

17:41:51 ben_vulpes: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/08/31/its-now-or-never-texts-reveal-teens-efforts-to-pressure-boyfriend-into-suicide/

17:41:52 assbot: ‘It’s now or never': Texts reveal teen’s efforts to pressure boyfriend into suicide - The Washington Post ... ( http://bit.ly/1LMrVrK )

17:42:30 trinque: baw

17:42:48 ben_vulpes: go, read

17:43:11 ben_vulpes: i evillold

17:44:32 mircea_popescu: !rate gabrielradio 1 Apprentice fraudsters translator

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17:44:58 trinque: ben_vulpes: mega-baw

17:45:11 mircea_popescu: !v assbot:mircea_popescu.rate.gabrielradio.1:3bf7e21ceb1c0a7bb8345448721b38f00d5ae0de782b9ebceb500d4c72c75008

17:45:11 assbot: Successfully added a rating of 1 for gabrielradio with note: Apprentice fraudsters translator

17:47:24 trinque: ben_vulpes: my brother yesterday was telling me about this "autistic" kid that punches teachers at his high school

17:47:47 trinque: me: "And what if they could punch him back? Do you think he'd continue?" him: "hmmmmmm"

17:48:13 trinque: a "counselor" comes running every time this kid lashes out. I say he wins

17:49:19 punkman: "After his death, Carter became a self-proclaimed advocate for mental health. She organized a fundraising tournament in Roy’s memory and posted on Facebook and Twitter about her attempts to save her boyfriend’s life."

17:50:45 mircea_popescu: lol

17:51:24 punkman: attempts such as: “I was on the phone with him and he got out of the car” because the carbon monoxide was working, she said. She added that she “told him to get back in.”

17:51:26 mircea_popescu: so basically the girl's plan was to be an activist, and she figured since all the verbiage is "you can't discuss X because you don't KNOWWHATITSLIKE" she'd really help her chances by having a bf off himself.

17:51:38 mircea_popescu: she's right, too.

17:52:40 mircea_popescu: at any rate a damn sight better plan than "i'll go to college and become carrie bradshaw"

17:52:55 shinohai: Well, she got valuable experience in little time, sure beats going to school and studying that shit.

17:55:37 mircea_popescu: she'll get the even more valuable experience of impunity, IN SPITE of a lot of verbiage and to and fro from the soi dissant "legal system", "community" etc.

17:55:45 mircea_popescu: in other words, america is building its leaders of tomorrow.

17:55:54 mircea_popescu: they just don't happen to be the sort of leaders it [thinks it] wants.

17:56:36 mircea_popescu: just like dumbass chick with "i want people to like me for me" and no nudies on facebook IS selecting for her future husband.

17:56:50 mircea_popescu: just, not for the future husband she [thinks she] wants. certainly for the one she deserves

18:04:23 shinohai: !b 2

18:04:24 assbot: Last 2 lines bashed and pending review. ( http://dpaste.com/2C567TP.txt )

18:04:46 shinohai: yay assbot is back. I had forgotten until I already sent command.

18:06:37 shinohai: https://i.imgur.com/gOtiYtR.jpg

18:06:38 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1LMv4HZ )

18:07:39 mircea_popescu: in other news, http://i.imgur.com/V3BmKlZ.jpg

18:07:40 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1LMvfmI )

18:08:08 mod6: Alright, wot-sync removed, some other minor changes. Everything resigned and posted for review, enjoy!

18:08:21 mod6: http://thebitcoin.foundation/v/V-20151014.tar.gz

18:08:22 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1LMvj5U )

18:08:25 mod6: http://thebitcoin.foundation/v/V-20151014.tar.gz.mod6.sig

18:08:25 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1LMvka2 )

18:08:29 mircea_popescu: nice going mod6

18:08:36 mod6: ty :]

18:08:41 mircea_popescu: shinohai it has a point, too. reddit is fundamentally this, pretending moos are speech.

18:11:45 mircea_popescu: "James LaFond?a little prick I never much cared for anyhow?is dead, and I am the ghost animating his tottering corpse." << you know, this is pretty typical schizo stuff and im willing to bet the guy kills someone.

18:16:53 mircea_popescu: maybe it's just grieving, who's to know.

18:17:00 mircea_popescu: no country for old men, huh ?

18:17:23 mircea_popescu: strangely, somehow, no one seems to notice THAT is the premier, perhaps the only appeal of crypto.

18:20:00 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298614 << o hey, check him out!

18:20:00 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 12:13:40; punkman: "French governt endorses #Blockchain tech ! #paymium awarded prize by Digital Economy Minister Axelle Lemaire" what's this prize davout?

18:20:59 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298629 << lol another one!

18:20:59 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 13:30:20; nubbins`: davout i've been on cbc, yahoo news, huffington post, several local rags... vice article is the best one

18:21:19 phf: (gabrielradio is presumably gabriel_laddel in mobile mode)

18:21:45 *: mircea_popescu catches glimpse of 2028 when he has to decide whether he goes to nobel ceremony for b-a person or oscar prize for b-a person because hey, assholes don't understand they gotta deconflict schedules for b-a.

18:21:55 mircea_popescu: phf it's what i thought too but seems not.

18:22:37 phf: huh!

18:23:13 mircea_popescu: "I know they're billing it as a stand for women's rights, but that would be more convincing if they weren't also selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, hadn't shuttered 75 percent of the country's Status of Women offices, and weren't shrugging off the more than 1,200 Indigenous women who have been missing or murdered in Canada since 1980."

18:23:29 mircea_popescu: what the everliving fuck. closing down "status of women" offices is a fucking must for women's rights.

18:23:51 mircea_popescu: and capitalizing that shit is a lot more fucking bigoted than saying obama is just a slave put there to do his white master's bidding.

18:26:24 mircea_popescu: ". There's a legitimate concern that sauntering into a polling booth dressed like something out a low-budget nightmare might actually be trivializing or mocking the experience of those Canadian women who face regular harassment (or worse) as part of their religious devotion"

18:26:32 mircea_popescu: no there fucking isn't. "trivialization" is never a legitimate concern.

18:26:50 mircea_popescu: the people pretending otherwise are also not legitimate people. ask for their fucking legitimations, the matter's not resolved by simply being there.

18:29:55 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298657 << she';s most efficient looking for widow's whisp berries atm i suspect :D

18:29:55 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 14:19:04; diana_coman: he he davout that is true in general of course, but it's a matter of personal efficiency in a field or another

18:31:25 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298674 << "believe". there's two kinds of believe, the "pepsi is best pepsi that saves women's rights" believe and the "sit on a pineapple" believe.

18:31:25 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 15:31:01; asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298611 << 'general population' will believe just about anything

18:31:28 mircea_popescu: no point confusing them.

18:31:34 mircea_popescu: usians will say anything and believe nothing.

18:42:11 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298698 << depends if she ever posted tits. that usually makes the cut >D

18:42:11 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 16:05:20; davout: asciilifeform: is it really that noteworthy that a sub-minister of some sort opines on something she has really no business opining about?

18:43:19 mircea_popescu: "Most of that development is iterative rehashes of what everyone else has already done, though. This is a red flag to me. Social networks, messaging systems, click analytics, GIS frameworks for click analytics, and lots of other things called "analytics" but really boil down to adtech, adtech, adtech, adtech, and some more adtech, and marketing campaigns about campaigns about adtech."

18:43:25 mircea_popescu: with the mention that it's not tech. it's voodoo.

18:43:58 mircea_popescu: so unless one';s willing to go "timecube is astrotech astrotech and some more astrotech", one shouldn't so refer to "click analytics" and the rest of that shit.

18:46:18 shinohai: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-10/uosc-cbm101315.php <<< Once I went to a funeral (Jewish) and joked to my cousin that "He is in heaven with Jesus now". May as well have said the holocaust never occured.

18:46:19 assbot: Cultural blunders make people better thinkers | EurekAlert! Science News ... ( http://bit.ly/1X4etaI )

18:50:44 mircea_popescu: "The elephant in the room being that the ad market is falling apart because it isn't worth anything near like what we imagined. If views were what mattered it would be impossible for Twitter to be in such trouble, Arstechnica be struggling to maintain its editorial standards, or sites like Huffington Post and Forbes to be forced to display clickbait panels and load 40 ~ 70 third party plants per page load."

18:50:47 mircea_popescu: quite.

18:54:20 mircea_popescu: A hilariously low percentage of tech investment targets the SMB market (aiming instead at huge business, the web, and the consumer electronics tie-in (the only interesting part of the list)) <<< yeah, it's not JUST bitcoin that the VC circus misdirected the usg into losing out of.

18:54:51 mircea_popescu: this one will kill it, of course, but even if it didn't, even without it : usg had been tricked by usg.vc into missing out on pretty much everything. even fucking obvious things like small biz.

18:56:44 shinohai: I'm going to paint "Dumb ideas and bankrupt companies" onto a briefcase and dress up as a VC for Halloween.

18:57:08 trinque: that's pretty good

18:57:26 mircea_popescu: nb.

19:04:17 shinohai: At first I though of making a giant paper-machie forhead and going as Vitalik Buterin, but it kept collapsing. :/

19:04:27 shinohai: *forehead

19:04:40 mircea_popescu: lmao

19:04:56 mircea_popescu: papier-mache does not make a suitable replacement for pressed shit.

19:05:13 shinohai: I'm certainly nowhere near fat enough to be Gavin.

19:08:01 shinohai: https://i.imgur.com/Ur3Wf73.jpg <<< kek

19:08:01 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1X4ijRh )

19:16:33 phf: last year i did travis bickle for halloween, complete with haircut, which had a nice bonus of being a big fuck you to the firm i was working for. apparently it's fine to have purple hair if you're an agile manager, but not so much a "warhawk" for a project architect.

19:16:54 phf: http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/51/af/bb/51afbbec842a18006aa399b4d40bbd5a.jpg << for reference

19:16:55 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1X4jNej )

19:20:15 phf: shinohai: i think you want these if you're trying to buterin, http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001BLWW8A

19:20:18 assbot: Amazon.com: EARS LARGE PLASTIC: Clothing ... ( http://bit.ly/1X4kqoc )

19:25:37 mircea_popescu: i dun get why you'd want to big fuck you the firm you work for.

19:26:08 shinohai: lmao phf .... makes me actually want to make a Buterin costume.

19:34:56 mircea_popescu: "To illustrate this, consider the latest issue containing an article, "Power Hour." It describes an impromptu experiment on the world's powerful (i.e. Paul Wolfowitz) that unfortunately failed to show the intended result, namely, that he's a jerk.

19:34:56 mircea_popescu: The fact that the experiment failed didn't stop The New Yorker from trying to portray Wolfowitz as a jerk anyway, even though his performance theoretically showed that he was not a jerk, by the outcome measure of the study. They even commissioned a caricature of Wolfowitz to accompany the article, because, well, he's a jerk, of course. No matter what science says."

19:35:01 mircea_popescu: via http://thelastpsychiatrist.com/2008/05/the_new_yorker_writes_about_po.html

19:35:02 assbot: The Last Psychiatrist: The New Yorker Writes About Power ... ( http://bit.ly/1X4mU5T )

19:35:12 mircea_popescu: what has changed in 7 years ? oh... the new yorker went out of business.

19:35:31 mircea_popescu: and whoever took over's paying less for the copywriting and even less for the artwork.

19:35:52 mircea_popescu: and otherwise... let's do a test to see if it comes out the way we want it to here it is it did!!11

19:36:42 BingoBoingo: << who is this and why would anyone care..? << Person who sold out to Denton for minimal cash and a life time of being trolled by his media child

19:40:49 phf: mircea_popescu: i was being childish, but also under a lot of stress. at that point they didn't quite believe me that i really am only staying on long enough to wrap up the projects i was responsible for. the haircut cut off any attempts to bring me into meetings with new clients. in any case not my proudest moment, but it was my best halloween costume so far.

19:41:35 mircea_popescu: usually how this works :D

19:42:11 mircea_popescu: "not my proudest moment in retrospect, but hot damned that time i stripped naked and jumped in the pool was the greatest party ever!" said many a tall beauties.

19:42:46 phf: ahaha

19:44:12 mircea_popescu: whadda ya do for a living now, anyway

19:46:39 phf: helping out a friend on his project ~3 days a week or so in a last authority on technical decisions role.

19:47:18 mircea_popescu: what, you're retired ?

19:49:01 phf: that's one way of putting it, except i don't have enough leverage to last me to the end, so technically no

19:50:34 mircea_popescu: so you're basically a nigger in prison (ie, timed out by the failures of this world!!1) except not actually black.

19:51:10 phf: that's a much better way of putting it, yes

19:51:42 mircea_popescu: so why don't you do something ? here's alf bending over the task of routing circuits in the blockchain implemented in ada

19:51:53 mircea_popescu: and here's phf sitting around wondering what's for dinner.

19:51:59 mircea_popescu: is this fairness i ask you ?

19:53:28 asciilifeform: l0l

19:54:03 mircea_popescu: worst run sharashka ever.

19:54:41 phf: well, this is eye of sauron kind of operation

19:54:55 mircea_popescu: what's that ?

19:55:21 phf: whenever mp notices a problem, there's a active search for a solution

19:56:27 phf: i'm basically following along the logs, looking for things i can pick up and work on. last one i saw was memory limits in nursery

19:56:40 mircea_popescu: flattering, but noit that accurate.

19:56:48 asciilifeform: phf: the back side of this medal is that problems which require something more than poor buggerz working nights and weekends with bare hands - don't get solved.

19:56:52 mircea_popescu: not that the strategy per se is bad, following the log.

19:57:51 mircea_popescu: but i am positive that either mod6 or alf could give you huge chunks to do, if you're mostly into that. prolly mod6 more swamped tghan alf atm, even.

19:58:28 asciilifeform: e.g., http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298782 needs a good test.

19:58:28 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 18:08:21; mod6: http://thebitcoin.foundation/v/V-20151014.tar.gz

19:58:30 mircea_popescu: there's also a bunch of large-ish stand-alone items, such as the gossipd (which might still be done by artifexd, haven;t heard from him for a while) and a proper redesign of pgp

19:58:32 mircea_popescu: and othjers.

19:58:49 asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: actually i'll fess up to being a good chunk of the way into both of the above

19:59:02 mircea_popescu: ofcourseyouare.

19:59:18 asciilifeform: but this does not mean that other folks ought not to do it!

19:59:19 asciilifeform: as in 'v'

19:59:23 mircea_popescu: which is why i dun wanna encourage your heretic renaissance-orchestra-man ways by attaching more talented young folk to your crazylab.

19:59:35 asciilifeform: l0l aha.

19:59:51 mircea_popescu: fits in head, i suspect, is just your bait and switch to make the world "fits in ass".

19:59:59 asciilifeform: !s arse safe

20:00:00 assbot: 2 results for 'arse safe' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=arse+safe

20:00:02 mircea_popescu: why do you want to rectally insert the creation, alf ?

20:00:03 asciilifeform: ^ key feature!

20:00:45 asciilifeform: the old saw, 'you own only what fits in one hand while firing with the other' is not applicable if using two-handed weapon. because then, you own only what fits in head (and arse...)

20:01:04 mircea_popescu: aha

20:02:07 asciilifeform: ;;seen artifexd

20:02:07 gribble: artifexd was last seen in #bitcoin-assets 24 weeks, 6 days, 21 hours, 45 minutes, and 11 seconds ago: I'm comfortable calling it a review. Not just of what it is but what it was and how it got to where it is.

20:02:24 mircea_popescu: myeah been a while.

20:02:46 asciilifeform: fella's logged in...

20:02:57 mircea_popescu: yo artifexd ... how goes ?

20:03:21 asciilifeform: 'отряд не заметил потери бойца и яблочко песню допел до конца' (tm) (r)

20:03:51 mircea_popescu: heh

20:04:41 mircea_popescu: phf: the back side of this medal is that problems which require something more than poor buggerz working nights and weekends with bare hands - don't get solved. << the only problem that EVEN BENEFITS from a different approach is childbearing.

20:04:58 mircea_popescu: and the different apporoach is not on the part of the buggerers either, they still work nights and weekends with bare...

20:05:01 mircea_popescu: hands.

20:06:38 asciilifeform: go and fab cpu 'nights&weekends with bare hands.'

20:07:12 mircea_popescu: sometimes i think b-a is really the mental process of a nutty old guy

20:07:20 mircea_popescu: keep[s having the same arguments with himself.

20:07:31 mircea_popescu: incidentally this'd be the way to write the b-a book.

20:07:45 asciilifeform: 'the dreams of cthulhu'

20:09:21 mircea_popescu: not even. "The Retired Life of Mr. Boody Wallen."

20:09:56 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298621 << call me skeptic, but wake me up when gurlz carry shroom snuffboxes instead of cosmetic cases !

20:09:56 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 12:49:26; punkman: http://boingboing.net/2015/10/13/this-tropical-mushroom-gives-w.html

20:10:27 mircea_popescu: call me crazy, but the most often heard HONEST response to "would you like to cum ?" is no.

20:10:37 asciilifeform: how's that wurk

20:10:39 mircea_popescu: women, sane women in sane situations, don't generally want another orgasm.

20:10:43 mircea_popescu: because it's exhausting.

20:10:50 asciilifeform: life is exhausting

20:10:57 mircea_popescu: not paroxistically.

20:10:59 phf: so gossipd is "in progress", but fella's not been heard from in a very long time. gpg has not been started, but ascii presumably has a lot of ideas about it. then there's pie in the sky projects, like fabricating own cpus or rsa over udp routers.

20:11:19 mircea_popescu: phf notice that the gossipd thing was specced, the pgp one has not.

20:11:30 mircea_popescu: and i am pretty certain the specwork for it will involve fireworks.

20:11:31 asciilifeform: phf: 3 of these 4 are well underway right here.

20:12:02 asciilifeform: i suppose i spoiled 'v' a month before publishing, and no one noticed it, so perhaps i ought to 'spoil' this one

20:12:50 shinohai: If help is still needed cleaning or writing some crap for the wiki I may can help.

20:13:21 mircea_popescu: shinohai A LOT of that is needed on teh eulora wiki, at that.

20:13:36 asciilifeform: the - presently nameless - pgptron - is simply an emulator for a very simple but imaginary computer which performs arbitrary arithmetic on bignums.

20:13:56 phf: and then there's always bitcoind source, which is infinite rabbit hole. i'm studying the source by rewriting chunks in cl, and the more i learn, the more i know i don't know

20:13:56 asciilifeform: a 'public key' is simply a snippet of code for this 'computer'

20:14:00 asciilifeform: ditto private.

20:14:09 mircea_popescu: yarvin will be pissed.

20:14:12 asciilifeform: there are no hardcoded implementations of ciphers, or hashes

20:14:21 asciilifeform: these are carried in the 'keys'

20:14:26 mircea_popescu: the entire fucking point nsa even sponsored his nonsense is that it might perhaps prevent this manner of looking on asym crypto.

20:14:56 asciilifeform: 'v' is the bullet in the head for shithub et al;

20:15:09 asciilifeform: 'p' (draft title) - for the old pgp.

20:15:10 shinohai: keep forgetting to rejoin #eulora, never added to autojoin

20:15:29 asciilifeform: i could say more, but why ruin ~all~ of the surprise.

20:15:49 phf: g is presumably ascii's gossipd version

20:16:02 asciilifeform: whole thing is a few 100 lines of c. (not entirely tested yet, so i will not say precisely how much it weights.)

20:16:05 asciilifeform: *weighs

20:17:04 asciilifeform: for some exposition of the general approach, see also my ancient article, http://www.loper-os.org/?p=309

20:17:05 assbot: Loper OS » No Formats, no Format Wars. ... ( http://bit.ly/1DG9cuX )

20:17:09 shinohai: Any news on when our friend phuctor might return asciilifeform ?

20:17:23 asciilifeform: shinohai: when i find a place to put it.

20:17:25 mircea_popescu: darn was going to get a quote

20:17:28 mircea_popescu: ;;seen naphex

20:17:28 gribble: naphex was last seen in #bitcoin-assets 5 days, 10 hours, 24 minutes, and 35 seconds ago: mircea_popescu: yep; i'm waiting for a mail from him should come later on today

20:17:34 asciilifeform: shinohai: so far, nothing satisfactory. i continue the search.

20:17:52 shinohai: kk thanks

20:18:01 asciilifeform: would ~strongly~ prefer to put it in a place i can physically touch, but mircea_popescu does not much like this approach, iirc he said 'dont wanna trade with the enemy'

20:18:06 mircea_popescu: im still hopeful might manage to get a colo'd box there.

20:18:32 mircea_popescu: asciilifeform you can touch it just as soon as you get out of nazi state.

20:18:58 *: asciilifeform makes stone face, like stierlitz in '17 moments of spring'

20:19:04 mircea_popescu: lol

20:19:52 shinohai: I can't offer any such help as I too am under the thumb of the SS.

20:20:06 trinque: ship shinohai out on the barge

20:20:45 asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=31-10-2014#905048 << for reference.

20:20:45 assbot: Logged on 31-10-2014 02:48:16; asciilifeform: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKuatNrLHLY << with english translation in 'show more' box

20:23:45 *: asciilifeform bbl

20:24:50 nubbins`: add BBC News to the list o.O

20:27:15 mircea_popescu: hehe. are you a celeb nao nubs ?

20:37:20 mircea_popescu: zxq9@zxq9.com host mx10.mailspamprotection.com [] SMTP error from remote mail server after end of data

20:37:32 mircea_popescu: clearly, "email filtering has gotten so good of late"

20:53:59 shinohai: Jeezus mircea_popescu you weren't kidding about the eulora wiki.

20:54:15 mircea_popescu: aha.

20:54:23 mircea_popescu: !up PeterL_out

20:54:30 mircea_popescu: o.O

20:55:30 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 13439 @ 0.00047733 = 6.4148 BTC [-] {2}

20:57:35 mircea_popescu: !up PeterL

20:57:41 mircea_popescu: assbot had netsplitted.

20:57:46 PeterL: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298437 << oil is made of hydrocarbons, carbohydrates are things like sugars

20:57:46 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 00:23:57; mircea_popescu: this is exactly what it sounds like : oil is a mix of carbohydrates, you sort this by mass and cut it into slices.

20:57:56 PeterL: just nitpicking

20:58:03 mircea_popescu: a right.

20:58:20 mircea_popescu: not much oxygen in oil.

20:59:01 PeterL: unless your "oil" comes from a US gas pump and is filled with oxygenates like ethanol

20:59:48 mircea_popescu: aha.

21:50:49 brg444: did bitderp story get pulled from Qntra?

21:52:42 BingoBoingo: Which one?

21:53:18 BingoBoingo: http://qntra.net/2015/10/troubled-bitpay-signs-up-gaming-platform/ ???

21:53:18 assbot: Troubled BitPay Signs up Gaming Platform | Qntra ... ( http://bit.ly/1NdrfiG )

21:53:30 BingoBoingo: Ah, deedbot didn't catch it

21:53:58 trinque: was absentee due to some freenode fart; just brought it back

21:56:25 Duffer1: g2a is the sketchiest bullshit

21:56:46 Duffer1: brand new AAA games at 80% off day of release

21:56:56 Duffer1: "we're legit"

21:58:38 brg444: my bad the recent one, would be bitreserve/uphold

21:59:09 brg444: their fiat "rebranding"

22:01:40 BingoBoingo: I don't remember that one

22:05:47 brg444: aaa found it. stumbled on it today ... from 2014 http://qntra.net/2014/10/bitreserve-holds-your-bitcoins-as-fiat/

22:05:48 assbot: Bitreserve Holds your Bitcoins as Fiat | Qntra ... ( http://bit.ly/1NdrJoP )

22:10:00 brg444: veteran scammer Halsey Minor sells 5000 BTC worth of IOUs into his fiat bank, today claims one of "Bitcoin's biggest company"

22:14:37 shinohai: rofl

22:14:39 brg444: Minor, too, predicts that bitcoin as a currency “will get destroyed.” He likens the coin’s current market cap—about $3.7 billion—to “an accounting mistake or rounding error that Bank of America makes.”

22:14:45 brg444: http://fortune.com/2015/10/14/bitreserve-bitcoin-uphold/

22:14:46 assbot: Bitcoin Startup Bitreserve Changes Name and Moves Beyond Bitcoin - Fortune ... ( http://bit.ly/1Ndsb6o )

22:16:32 brg444: "22% of the world's publicly traded bitcoin has been transacted on our platform in less than 11 months"

22:16:44 brg444: what the fuck does that even mean

22:16:49 pete_dushenski: wash trading

22:17:04 pete_dushenski: http://www.dfs.ny.gov/banking/agree_symphony_09142015.htm << crytolulz

22:17:05 assbot: NYSDFS - Banking - September 14, 2015: NYDFS Reaches Agreements With 4 Major Banks on New Symphony Chat & Messaging Platform ... ( http://bit.ly/1NdsePI )

22:17:14 pete_dushenski: cryptolulz*

22:17:23 pete_dushenski: "The four banks will store duplicate copies of the decryption keys for their messages with independent custodians (i.e., custodians not controlled by the banks)."

22:18:33 ben_vulpes: ahahaha

22:18:35 pete_dushenski: why the fuck even bother with 'end-to-end encryption'

22:18:45 ben_vulpes: "operate in us? can't use crypto."

22:19:08 pete_dushenski: if you're just going to hand the unencrypted emails over the second the nydfs comes aknockin'

22:19:29 shinohai: They like making you *feel* secure.

22:19:55 pete_dushenski: how in the fuck did the nydfs even manage to negotiate this ?

22:20:53 pete_dushenski: actually, if i were goldman, i'd use 'symphony chat' for 'clean tawk' and pgp for 'dirty tawk'.

22:21:30 pete_dushenski: "here you are officer, i think you'll find this correspondance regarding the weather in peru to be in order"

22:21:57 deedbot-: [BitBet Bets Bets] 4.99990000 BTC on 'Yes' - The ETH scam won't see 2016 - http://bitbet.us/bet/1199/the-eth-scam-wont-see-2016/#b38

22:22:18 pete_dushenski: correspondence*

22:23:04 pete_dushenski: see, without good ol' deedbot- i'd have forgotten entirely about that eth bet.

22:23:10 pete_dushenski: how is that scam doing these days ?

22:24:06 pete_dushenski: oof. down 19% today to 0.0019

22:24:21 pete_dushenski: 'yes' is looking tempting isn't it.

22:25:37 pete_dushenski: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298978 << what's sketchy about a gaming platform whose users want to suck its dick, all nice and sloppy like ? http://www.contravex.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Trustpilot-Id-suck-your-dick-all-nice-and-sloppy-like.png

22:25:37 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 21:56:25; Duffer1: g2a is the sketchiest bullshit

22:25:40 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1NdsBK6 )

22:26:29 brg444: jays just got jobbed

22:27:00 pete_dushenski: orly ? missed the game.

22:27:10 brg444: live rite now

22:27:24 brg444: people throwing beers on the field and stuff

22:27:43 BingoBoingo: Eh, baseball season ended last night

22:27:46 pete_dushenski: what happened ? it's in toronto iirc

22:27:55 pete_dushenski: brg444 ^

22:28:41 BingoBoingo: lol https://archive.is/ac3ed

22:28:42 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/1NdsK0i )

22:28:44 brg444: refs made a terrible call on awarding a free run to the plate on a botched pitch back to the pitcher

22:29:26 brg444: appeared to have called the play off then awarded the point on review. now checking out the replay, again.

22:29:45 pete_dushenski: ooo drama

22:30:18 brg444: someone's getting ejected soon

22:31:02 brg444: BingoBoingo about STL sports team, Gurley is entertaining

22:31:08 BingoBoingo: He is

22:31:55 BingoBoingo: Tre Mason can eat a dick though. Wasn't for that asshole Mizzou would have had an SEC Championship.

22:32:08 pete_dushenski: @GreggZaun: Try to keep it classy Toronto. The WORLD is watching << bahaha. shut the fuck up zaun. you're a has-been and your little world and everyone you know doth not make up any ~useful~ fraction of the world extant. but whatever, enjoy your time in the sun, however brief it may be.

22:33:19 pete_dushenski: the WORLD watches WORLD CUP

22:33:46 pete_dushenski: that's it. not the olympics, not the 'world' series, nothing else. football.

22:33:59 pete_dushenski: and cripes, not the american kind either.

22:34:08 BingoBoingo: The card's elimination from the playoff wouldn't be so bad if it came at the hands of any team other than Shitcago

22:34:39 pete_dushenski: ahh chicago. i remember the days of frank thomas like they were yesterday.

22:35:14 pete_dushenski: now ~that~ man could hit a ball, pre-juice too (or before widespread use at least)

22:35:25 BingoBoingo: Frank Thomas was with the OK Chicago team.

22:35:55 BingoBoingo: There was probably juice around then too, I mean Jose Canseco. Thomas though was a genetic freak.

22:36:33 pete_dushenski: i have a soft spot for genetic freaks in sport.

22:36:55 pete_dushenski: lebron, tiger, bolt, etc. those 'supermen'

22:37:12 pete_dushenski: the ones that 'don't make sense'

22:37:44 brg444: i get the same feelings watching Odell Beckham launch 45 inches in the hair grabbing footballs one handed during pre-game

22:38:06 BingoBoingo: Right. But the Cards were eliminated by the fucking Northside Pedobears https://archive.is/oD37c

22:38:07 assbot: 19ckws9y9dr7yjpg.jpg (636x358 pixels) ... ( http://bit.ly/1Ndt3Iq )

22:38:17 shinohai: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1299012 <<

22:38:17 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 22:25:37; pete_dushenski: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298978 << what's sketchy about a gaming platform whose users want to suck its dick, all nice and sloppy like ? http://www.contravex.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Trustpilot-Id-suck-your-dick-all-nice-and-sloppy-like.png

22:38:35 brg444: lebron the most impressive specimen I've seen

22:40:21 brg444: nh

22:41:15 pete_dushenski: brg444 i remember watching him for the first time, while in a hotel room in mexico as it happens, during his senior year (of high school!) in the slam dunk competition. he was simply monumental. and i remember saying "watch out for this kid" without really knowing jack shit about pro bball

22:42:26 brg444: yep. was unheard of. kid was probably pulling more ratings on ESPN then this baseball game on now as a senior.

22:44:21 brg444: it's a shame he's such a doofus though. mentality he is amateur at best. doesn't understand how to be great

22:44:23 brg444: MJ did

22:45:37 *: BingoBoingo remembers when MJ was my favorite minor league baseball player

22:46:10 brg444: :o

22:46:13 brg444: he was ass though

22:47:36 brg444: that speaks to why he was so great though: dude had such an ego he thought there was nothing he couldn't do.

22:47:43 pete_dushenski: baseball update: so weird rangers run counted. jays look to come back in bottom of 7th, bases loaded, 1 out.

22:52:25 assbot: [MPEX] [S.MPOE] 13000 @ 0.00047463 = 6.1702 BTC [-] {2}

22:55:05 brg444: oh wow

22:58:32 pete_dushenski: 6-3 jays. grand salamie.

23:00:14 brg444: na, was actually 2 people on bases

23:00:26 brg444: people in toronto going nuts

23:01:05 pete_dushenski: Frank Thomas @TheBigHurt_35 This is the craziest inning of baseball I've ever seen!! <<

23:01:52 pete_dushenski: brg444 aha. my bad.

23:02:29 brg444: I've lost track of time but it seems this one inning has been going on for the last hour

23:06:07 shinohai: http://imgur.com/a/D4A0n <<< You guys had ur 40x6 cm dildo today ?

23:06:07 assbot: futabu dildo - Album on Imgur ... ( http://bit.ly/1jpcnE8 )

23:08:54 pete_dushenski: "The relationship of intelligence and intelligent behavior has been the topic of recent debates, yet understanding why we call certain actions stupid irrespective of their cognitive abilities requires the understanding of what people mean when they call an action stupid. To study these questions empirically, we analyzed real-life examples where people called an action stupid."

23:09:22 pete_dushenski: while i could think of worse and less hilarious topics for one's phd...

23:10:19 pete_dushenski: wtf is this 'irrespective of their cognitive abilities' nonsense ? as if everyone in the world were equally stupid, and therefore equally intelligent, and therefore had equal rights and so on and so forth ?

23:11:55 pete_dushenski: while pretty much everyone is stupid is ~some~ ways, this doesn't imply that there aren't vast disparities between the shades of gray.

23:12:36 pete_dushenski: yes, tlp is a smart dude, but no, he couldn't wrap his head around the concept of independence.

23:12:54 pete_dushenski: for his daughter, at least.

23:16:51 pete_dushenski: likewise, obama is smarter than your average nignog, but he can't negotiate himself out of a paper bag, much less prevent his 'country' from spiralling from despondency on downwards. in fact, if he were smarter, he'd be accelerating the process at every opportunity. instead, he just drags his dumb heels in the sand his father was born in.

23:17:37 pete_dushenski: might as well get it over with, burn the mess down already. but no, too stupid. too much 'hope'.

23:24:30 ben_vulpes: lol bye pete

23:25:06 brg444: *drops mic

23:25:18 ben_vulpes: obama doesn't actually have the mandate to negotiate; subtle fact of us presidency that most outsiders (and usians) miss.

23:25:36 ben_vulpes: it's just the wwe yearly belt competition

23:36:27 mircea_popescu: BingoBoingo i suppose they could bid for a eulora copper merchant position like anyone else.

23:37:55 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1298986 << what exactly did the guy do to be veteran ?

23:37:55 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 22:10:00; brg444: veteran scammer Halsey Minor sells 5000 BTC worth of IOUs into his fiat bank, today claims one of "Bitcoin's biggest company"

23:38:18 mircea_popescu: oh the cnet dude nm

23:39:46 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1299006 << me sees this, goes orly ? goes and checks, sure enough 0.00204816 BTC (-15.62 %)

23:39:46 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 22:21:57; deedbot-: [BitBet Bets Bets] 4.99990000 BTC on 'Yes' - The ETH scam won't see 2016 - http://bitbet.us/bet/1199/the-eth-scam-wont-see-2016/#b38

23:39:57 mircea_popescu: niggas stealin' ma bitbetz!

23:42:30 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1299054 << michael jackson ?!

23:42:30 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 22:45:37; *: BingoBoingo remembers when MJ was my favorite minor league baseball player

23:44:21 mircea_popescu: http://imgur.com/a/D4A0n << im sure every internist in audience is thinking that's just about the size of an impacted shit.

23:44:21 assbot: futabu dildo - Album on Imgur ... ( http://bit.ly/1jpcnE8 )

23:45:16 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1299071 << more like smart people do stupid shit all the time and often enough it happens that you're impressed with something someone does only to discover they "did it" by pure coincidence later on.

23:45:16 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 23:10:19; pete_dushenski: wtf is this 'irrespective of their cognitive abilities' nonsense ? as if everyone in the world were equally stupid, and therefore equally intelligent, and therefore had equal rights and so on and so forth ?

23:45:19 mircea_popescu: tis a problem.

23:45:58 BingoBoingo: mircea_popescu: Jordan. During those two years he had to leave Basketball over those gambling debts

23:46:00 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1299074 <<< re that quote, in fairness and on re-read it could be said he sort-of gets it. maybe. lotta effort it takes, too

23:46:00 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 23:12:54; pete_dushenski: for his daughter, at least.

23:46:13 mircea_popescu: BingoBoingo you mean aids ?!

23:46:25 BingoBoingo: Nah, that's Magic Johnson

23:47:12 mircea_popescu: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=14-10-2015#1299079 << and the american husband doesn't have the mandate to put wife on knees. of course he doesn't, except if he takes it, in which case he does. because this is kinda how this shit works.

23:47:12 assbot: Logged on 14-10-2015 23:25:18; ben_vulpes: obama doesn't actually have the mandate to negotiate; subtle fact of us presidency that most outsiders (and usians) miss.

23:47:56 mircea_popescu: reagan didn't have the mandate to send the airline union packing. it went packing. roosevelt had no mandate to confiscate people's currency, or to redefine currency, or to fuck up the justice system.

23:48:04 mircea_popescu: and for that matter he had as much mandate to start a war as lincoln did.

23:48:23 mircea_popescu: it specifically says "you don't have mandate to start wars, unless you do."