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/t/ech Questions and Support Anonymous 04/25/2020 (Sat) 07:16:43 No. 3 [Reply] [Last]
Bring all your hardware, software and other troubles here.
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>>641 Not that anon but damn, that's interesting. Do you know any interesting projects regarding REST APIs implementation in C/C++? I came across ngrest some time back and the projects is super interesting but unfortunately dead.
>>636 Thank you. Now it is how it should be.
How come when I put my computer on hibernate it closes my photos but leaves everything else up?

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Consumer Advice Anonymous 04/25/2020 (Sat) 07:18:24 No. 4 [Reply] [Last]
Looking to buy something but aren't sure what to get? Ask here.
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I thought I would've gotten an ASUS motherboard but ended up getting an AsRock. The store didn't define them, it just said A320 chipset MOBO, should I ask for a refund?
>>554 Why did you buy a motherboard without knowing the brand? If they didn't lie then it's on you to verify. If it's the right chipset then it probably doesn't matter, unless you want slightly less Chinese poz and slightly more irregular USB implementations.
>>554 The store is shady as shit and should probably be shut down, you're an idiot for buying an unlabeled product, you're probably not getting a refund because milking idiots is profitable and also cool thanks to the US normalizing it.

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/t/ - Technology Codexx ##Swi7Z6 04/25/2020 (Sat) 07:10:33 No. 2 [Reply] [Last]
Welcome to /tech/ - ∞chan's technology board. Please check the rules before you post: https://8chan.moe/rules.js?boardUri=t Looking for hardware or software recommendations? Check out the InstallGentoo Wiki: https://wiki.installgentoo.com/ /tech/ is for the discussion of technology and related topics. /tech/ is NOT your personal tech support team or personal consumer review site. We have stickies for that. Keep those kinds of posts in there. For tech support, software recommendations, and other questions that don't warrant their own thread, please use the '/tech/ Questions and Support' sticky. For consumer advice, please use the consumer advice sticky located below. For tech support/issues with computers: https://startpage.com/ or https://ixquick.com (i.e., fucking Google it) https://stackexchange.com/

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EARN/LEAD acts Anonymous 07/09/2020 (Thu) 11:53:54 No. 598 [Reply] [Last]
Is there any steganographic encryption/Tor/etc. out there I can use when this "let's ban encryption!" bullshit gets passed? Because let's be honest, they're eventually going to pass it, just like every other bullshit legislation they always eventually want to pass.
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>>624 Anon, this happens with a LOT of legislation. Major corps backing minimum wage laws, tax increases, more regulations, etc.. They do it because it increases the barriers to entry, making them more dominant, crushing their competition, and centralizing their market share.
>>623 >Definitely call up your congressman and senators and complain loudly. This cannot be allowed to pass. We will all become criminals overnight. It's just like SOPA/PIPA/TPP/FOSTCA/SESTA/etc., they can keep trying over and over again (encryption in particular has been going on since the clipper chip debates in the 90s) until they find some sneaky way (like the SESTA shit) to eventually get the legislation they always wanted to begin with. I'm already incredibly fatalistic about it. I can see the writing on the wall. They're going to get this shit passed even though everybody on the internet is against it. So, I'd rather skip to what I can actually do (because 'calling your senator' has about the same staying power as that online petition to get a new season of Firefly). If I have to move to steganographic protocols, for example, I think that'd be the most reasonable move that within my scope of what I could reasonably do in my life.
>>627 Yeah, let's just wait until the day that the MANE (Monopolies Are Not Evil) Act gets passed allowing monopolies to actually be allowed. (No, it's not an actual thing, but with how things are going, I don't doubt that some legislation is going to come out legitimately allowing monopolies instead of corporate loopholes that allow them to be "not" monopolies) >>628 Yeah, it's sad. They only have to pass this one time whereas everyone else has to vote against it until they stop. While your congressman and senators may not do much, just remember to cast your vote for actual people that genuinely care about your privacy rather than corporate sock-puppets.

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Anonymous 07/13/2020 (Mon) 03:47:01 No. 642 [Reply] [Last]
Lol ded board
>>642 diddies :DDDDDDDD

Programming Thread: Up and Running Edition Anonymous 04/27/2020 (Mon) 19:03:16 No. 9 [Reply] [Last]
Hey Anon, Learn to Code! There's a bunch of free resources for learning to program. Come here to ask for advice or to discuss current projects. Download the complete Gentooman's Library: https://g.sicp.me/books/ Visit MIT OpenCourseware on (((YouTube))) https://www.youtube.com/user/MIT Or take one of these free online courses being offered by universities right now: https://www.freecodecamp.org/news/free-courses-top-cs-universities/
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Nearly forgot to post my solution: int pat18(int i, int j, int m, int n) { return max2(abs((m/2.0)-i-0.5)+1,abs((n/2.0)-j-0.5)+1); } This accepts the two sizes and coordinates, and passes the value to that coordinate. The loop function is just a run-of-the-mill grid printf. int m = 7; int n = 7; int i, j; for(i = 0; i < m; i++) { for(j = 0; j < m; j++) { printf("%2i ", pat1(i,j,m,n));

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>>617 I'll let you take the win, its definitely easier to understand that way. I like fixed point math, but with modern CPUs floating point is usually faster.
>>634 I have to say, sometimes you may find the solution to such a problem in an instant, and as soon as I saw this one, I knew exactly what I had to do.

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E Readers Anonymous 07/10/2020 (Fri) 04:26:33 No. 608 [Reply] [Last]
Hello anons, I've been looking for a good ereader to replace my 3rd gen kindle and it'd be good to have a thread to discuss them in general. I've considered devices that are supported by Openinkpot, although they're limited to about 3 devices. Anyone have experience with open ink pot devices?
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>>612 Is there ereader firmware for arduino or must I write my own?
>>621 Second this. einkpot still going or no?
>>629 If you mean openinkpot, no, openinkpot stopped with the 3 devices they've supported and I haven't seen there to be new developments. https://fread.ink/ seems to be developing open firmware for e-ink devices, but its been set back by winnie the flu

Linus Tech Tip Anonymous 07/11/2020 (Sat) 23:53:46 No. 626 [Reply] [Last]
Have you taken the linus tech tip yet, mateys? it's a tough tip to swallow! linus tech tips was founded in 2008 by Sir Linus Techtip, who presents and narrates the attached video. Forget red and blue pills, linus tech tips are the way of the future. Video related. Please leave your questions, comments, and concerns below about this radical new paradigm of thinking! Swallow the linus tech tip today! Red pills are for fedora fucking wearing faggots, blue pills are for the ignorant masses. Ignore the other le epin /pol/ maymays, this one is the readl deal.
Thanks but I am already LGR Pilled myself.

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Colorimetry Anonymous 07/12/2020 (Sun) 03:48:13 No. 630 [Reply] [Last]
I'm trying to learn colorimetry. In particular, I want to calculate CRIs from spectrographs of a light source. However, all the CIE documentation is fragmented all the fuck over the place so I don't even know which piece of documentation I need, and it's also all paywalled. Anyone have any good colorimetry sources?

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News Thread Anonymous 05/06/2020 (Wed) 01:48:07 No. 21 [Reply] [Last]
Post and discuss the latest in technology happenings. t. Brian Fagioli
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>>385 Remember that Microshit was always indeed shit. So this is how they will go out. Deliberately misinterpreting various homonyms as an allusion to racial insults. Taking it one step further and misinterpreting common english words, such as "man" as insult against females or gender or whatever. And they didn't even do their job properly: >Microsoft technology reaches every part of the globe, so it's critical that all our communications are inclusive and diverse. While the entire article applies to only USA.
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Gentoo On Android 64-Bit Sees New Release After 2+ Years https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Gentoo-On-Android-64-bit-2020 Gentoo's Project Android is out with a new stage3 Android prefix tarball for those wanting to enjoy a Gentoo experience atop a rooted Android device. This new stage3 tarball of Gentoo for Android is their first major release in two and a half years for this path that allows running the Gentoo environment on top of most Android devices, but still the caveat of the device needing to first be rooted. This updated Gentoo on Android 64-bit release has many package updates including the likes of GCC 10.1, Binutils 2.34, and Glibc 2.31.
Linux Might Pursue x86_64 Micro-Architecture Feature Levels https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-x86-64-Feature-Levels The idea of these feature levels is breaking up the supported instructions beyond base x86_64 into that of what is supported at reasonable times by both Intel and AMD processors. While newer Intel/AMD CPUs generally support more instruction set extensions, there are other headaches involved in the current handling of x86_64 CPU capabilities considering the likes of modern Intel Atom CPUs only supporting a sub-set of the extensions supported by Core and Xeon CPUs, thus coming up with these reasonably sane feature levels is being talked about by Red Hat developers with input from Intel and AMD engineers. With having these feature levels, it would allow better segregating different classes of x86_64 Intel/AMD CPUs and make it easier for Linux distributions to offer different levels of support or base requirements for their x86_64 images. The proposal was sent out today by Red Hat's Florian Weimer who is working on the glibc HWCAPS work as part of better allowing AMD Zen optimizations. For Red Hat's part, they have discussed raising the base CPU requirements in Fedora and planning to drop old CPU support in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9. For RHEL9 it's been talked about of a possible base requirement of having AVX2 CPU support, but nothing appears set in stone yet.

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LaTeX Anonymous 06/02/2020 (Tue) 08:35:25 No. 334 [Reply] [Last]
Although not entirely in the spirit of /t/, let's talk a bit about this typesetting tool. What do you use it for? Do you like using it? Encountering any problems? What program do you use? I mainly use it for my academic reports, since it works very well with formulae and chemical reactions. Anything else would be an abstract horror, so to say. I have been using TeXworks+JabRef, and have mostly been satisfied with the results - except for the occasional hiccup like the formula above. The only drawback is that there is not a proper dark theme, so it gets a little straining on the eyes sometimes.
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>>563 I would agree, but so many employers now use different shitty application services that a resume is basically just formality. Having a well-written cover letter tends to be far more important in my experience. Technology is also my hobby, not my profession, so it being in LaTeX at all makes it different from other applicants.
>>334 I have never touched raw latex, BUT, I use Lyx all the time for my projects. It's incredible how good shit looks when you take your time to work on it.
>>566 I'm torn on the issue of cover letters. On one hand, I've never needed one and been hired at some pretty nice places. On the other hand, I think Bloomberg literally threw my resume in the trash for not having one, because their recruiter was very impressed. It's not uncommon for HR and Engineering to have totally different ideas of what makes a good resume. You have to pass through HR's shitty filter to get to someone who knows enough to be impressed by your work. That said, my resume was made in Open/Libre Office. I should rewrite it in Latex, but it will take some time to figure out how to replicate it. The spacing is also really tight. My advice for resumes is to make good use of horizontal space to fit extra info in. If you want to cap it at one page, this is a must. >>616 It really is incredible how effortless the typesetting is once you learn to describe what you want. It's a steep learning curve for newcomers, though. But the results really are on-par with professionally-printed books. Sometimes you can match the quality with a Word document, usually you make unmaintainable in the process.


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