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Lynxchan customization Anonymous 07/28/2020 (Tue) 22:30:15 No. 777 [Reply]
Post bits and pieces of JS and CSS here that you use to make browsing imageboards running Lynxware more enjoyable. On 8moe I use the following CSS: @media only screen and (max-width: 812px) { .uploadCell { margin: 0.25em 1em 0.25em 0.5em; float: none; } .multipleUploads { float: left; width: 100%; } .postInfo, .opHead, .divMessage, .panelUploads, .panelIp, .panelProxyIp, .contentOmissionIndicator, .labelOmission, .labelId, .panelASN { font-size: 80%; } .innerPost{

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>>777 Why the @media ? Do you not browse at always the same screen size.

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TRUMP IS BUILDING A WALL...AROUND THE INTERNET Anonymous 08/08/2020 (Sat) 17:17:35 No. 953 [Reply]
>The Trump administration has unveiled a five-part plan to remove the presence of Chinese tech companies from the American Internet. Dubbed "Clean Network," the program aims to disrupt Chinese espionage efforts and prevent any censorship decisions being made at the whim of the Chinese government. >According to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the new program is an expansion of the White House's 5G Clean Path initiative that was announced earlier this year and targeted Chinese telecom equipment providers like Huawei, Hikvision, Hytera, and ZTE. >Clean Network would extend that same attitude towards "untrusted applications from US mobile app stores." One obvious example is TikTok, which is now facing an outright ban unless Microsoft can buy the entirety of its global operations. Pompeo told CNBC that "with parent companies based in China, apps like TikTok and WeChat and others are significant threats to personal data of American citizens, not to mention tools for Chinese Communist Party content censorship." https://archive.vn/A6Tj1
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>>957 >unironically posting a non-archived link to the sun
>>1101 autism much

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Books, .pdfs etc Anonymous 08/09/2020 (Sun) 17:38:09 No. 960 [Reply]
What are good, free books/.pdfs or any other source for CS learning? Post them here. Looking for anything to do with CS, any level, etc. If you got it, feel free to post it. Preferably non-programming (as that is clearly widely available anyway) - but anything posted will be useful to someone.
>>960 I'll just shamelessly pull from the /pac/ thread, and technically, from here as well because one of the torrents I first saw here. Firstly, the ACM Digital Library of Computer Science, a whopping 519 GiBs of computer science papers and such, very useful bb4367aa Secondly, from the Sicp website (I found this by looking at threads here) is the Gentoomen Library, a good resource for learning computer science, programming, and development. magnet:?xt=urn:btih:0bbfaaf5f469a2bd3d762f6942a302f7014a35e9&tr.1=udp://tracker.ccc.de:80&tr.2=udp://tracker.openbittorrent.com:80&tr.3=udp://tracker.opentrackr.org:1337&tr.4=udp://tracker.coppersurfer.tk:6969&tr.5=udp://tracker.leechers-paradise.org:6969&tr.6=udp://zer0day.ch:1337&tr.7=udp://explodie.org:6969
>>960 I second the Gentooman library. Beyond that, it's unclear what you want. Books about CS that aren't programming? Could be anything. Do you want network theory? Do you want cryptography? Do you want operating systems? Algorithm design? Finite state machines? There are textbooks on every possible topic, but there are too many topics to make a recommendation. Some of the best books are bound to programming because they offer how-to sections and practical examples in some language or another. That or they explore advanced techniques. I can offer suggestions but you need to be more specific with what theory you want.

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Colorimetry Anonymous 07/12/2020 (Sun) 03:48:13 No. 630 [Reply]
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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EARN/LEAD acts Anonymous 07/09/2020 (Thu) 11:53:54 No. 598 [Reply]
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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Audiobooks download Anonymous 06/30/2020 (Tue) 20:34:48 No. 540 [Reply]
Where to download audiobooks for free?

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Good Microphone for VA? Anonymous 05/28/2020 (Thu) 22:07:57 No. 272 [Reply]
Hey guys, I'm starting to get into voice-acting, and it's honestly something that I've been wanting to do for a long, long time, so now that I have the money and the time, I wanted to really dive into it. Problem is, I am very inept when it comes to audio technology. I'm doing my best to try and learn about the different kinds of mics, and how to hook them all up, i.e. XLR vs. USB, audio interfaces, etc., and it's SORT OF making sense, but really, there's just a kind of overload of information online. Can you guys just help me decide on a good microphone for voice-acting, even entry-level? I have a Blue Snowball iCE right now, but I'd really like something more professional, even if I have to spend a couple hundred. Thoughts? Recommendations? Two that've caught my attention so far are the Shure Beta 58a and the MXL 990, but I don't want to make a shitty purchase and regret it.
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>>430 Curtains do virtually nothing. You will want foam. Any kind of foam will do; if you're okay with giving your information to the Chinese botnet you can get it off Alibaba for less than a dollar a square foot. Or you can repurpose old packaging foam and manually cut it into the classic crosshatch/pyramid shapes if you're strapped for cash, but acoustic foam has come down to a price where pretty much anyone can afford it these days. >>274 I used the wrong terms when I said "preamp" and "mixer". The Scarlett Solo would be fine for the purpose you have in mind. Always worth remembering, however, is that you need things to be as close to perfect as possible on the hardware end, because the more digital tricks you apply to the recording to more obviously fake it starts sounding. If you use or plan to use Cool Edit I have an excellent speech preset I use for spoken word dynamics processing, but again, making sure that your volume and levels are good before recording is key.
>>431 The first thing to understand is that there is sound treament, and then there is sound proofing -- two completely different concepts. People lump them all together and expect magic foam to do both. Treatment will reduce reverb and balance the frequency response. proofing / isolation will give you a better signal to noise ratio by cutting out background noise. Its a complex topic which I only know the very basics. acoustic foam doesn't do sound-proofing, it does treatment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSP-fT_VFGY bass traps are supposedly very useful treatment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZV-gxVpkGk Going for isolation/proofing generally requires building a special room with the right drywall/foam/paint combinations and might not be necessary. Try renting different mics from a music shop and monitoring on head-phones. At normal talking loudness you will be able to hear the room and outside that no amount of post-processing will fix.

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i have never used these mics but I hear they're good Shure SM57 SM58 SM58 SM58 SM58 AT4040 AT2035 AKG P220

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Anonymous 06/10/2020 (Wed) 08:35:59 No. 409 [Reply]
Is this setup fine? >Working on PC like normal >PC starts whirring like the ball bearing's going out on the fan mounted to the stock block >Start to replace 80mm case fans, only to awaken to the sound of "WHIIRRRR" after compiling FFMPEG. >then I install a Be Quiet Shadow Rock LP with a Noctua Redux fan and the computer refuses to boot claiming "system fan failed" after the boot logo >then I replace the fan with a Noctua A12x25 while also adding a Noctua A9 to the rear I am wondering if I'll have issues with this setup? My concern is that the ATX12V port is under the heatsink, requiring me to bend the cable when the heatsink is in. This is the only way to fit the cooler since in the proper direction (hovering over the RAM), the pipes will bump into the chipset heatsink, making mounting that way impossible.
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>>411 The cable's fine and had been attached firmly before the heatsink was placed on. HP's Alvorix motherboard puts the 4-pin ATX12V plug in a weird spot The pre-built BIOS has a protection in place that makes the computer refuse to boot (it'll just warn of a failure and shut down after a few seconds) if the fan either runs slow or reports no speed to the board. For extra info, this heatsink's on a processor (AMD Phenom II X6 1045T) that outputs 95 watts of heat (most CPU info tools report the TDP as 94.8 watts, though.)
>>412 So what's the concern about the setup? If the heatsink is firmly attached to the motherboard then orientation doesn't matter. If it tries to POST and the only error is the fan then it's otherwise fine. If it needs fan speed then you should check and make sure the CPU fan is plugged-in correctly and is reporting data; only one of those pins is responsible for that.

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onion site Anonymous 06/03/2020 (Wed) 19:14:30 No. 353 [Reply]
what is the real benefit to using 8chan's hidden service if the connection isn't TLS encrypted? why shouldn't i just use Tor to browse https://8chan.se instead of the onion link
>>353 All .onion are secure since you never leave the network. The .onion address itself acts as the website's public key. We could issue an SSL certificate for the .onion address, too, but it would provide little in the way of additional security for the user. It would only be an additional assurance that nobody has hijacked our keys and has configured an imitation website. If you really want it then I'll add it to the list of stuff to do, but it will be very low-priority. Since we don't have bumplocks implemented yet, I'll be removing this thread tomorrow. In the future you can ask questions that don't need their own thread in the tech support sticky. There was actually a discussion about Tor there just last week which is pertinent.
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>>357 thank you kind nigger

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Let's talk about encryption Anonymous 05/29/2020 (Fri) 15:48:51 No. 283 [Reply]
Which encryption software, standards, algorithms, etc do you think are most resistant to attack? Which ones are crackable or have already been cracked by local law enforcement, FBI, NSA, etc? Is plausible deniability in encryption important (e.g. VeraCrypt)? What are some good tips for encrypting hard drives, files, and other volumes? No CP, just mudercube and /k/ shit in minecraft which may not abide by the minecraft EULA
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>>292 Isn't asnymmetric much weaker vs quantum and also a bit of a blind gamble mathematically speaking? As in, nobody has found a way to reverse it cheaply but there's no formal proof that such a cheap reversal can't exist.
>>303 >Also make sure your devices don't go through X-Ray or millimeter wave scanners. I've made a quick online search and pretty much every source said electronic stuff wouldn't be affected by airport scanners. Can you elaborate?
>>322 Oh. I figured it might wipe hard drives. I guess I was wrong.

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https://usesthis.com/ Anonymous 05/23/2020 (Sat) 16:12:52 No. 186 [Reply]
I found an interesting look site which interviews people asking them what hardware/software they use for their life/work/projects. There are some interesting people on there like Bram Moolenaar (https://usesthis.com/interviews/bram.moolenaar/), this lady who has some godtier taste (https://usesthis.com/interviews/alice.maz/), and plenty of faggots. Maybe you'll find some interesting work setups or you can share your Windows 10 + Beats by Dre. setup.
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>>186 The content is far from being interesting. It's full of fagOS users and soydev cringe >>240 He's pretty fucking based
>>240 >My accessory tools are mostly extremely strong espresso and research chemicals from China that are classed as "Smart Drugs". They allow me to solve 2nd order partial differential equations in my head and to spontaneously create 4 dimensional images of software structures that I can mentally manipulate. >I also do my most productive security designs while having extended sex. I apologize if you think I am pulling your legs but, God's truth, these are the facts. Wow >>242 There are a handful of interesting things on there. I did say it was full of fags. Like chokablock full of Macs and nothing else. Apple really does have the "creators" marketshare.
>>240 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKgf5PaBzyg I really need more funny videos of him, or at least someone interpreting his character.

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thonk Anonymous 04/26/2020 (Sun) 20:45:43 No. 7 [Reply]
why tf are there two tech boards also nice original /tech/ revive. Have a thonk
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>>47 >bring back 2015 We're bringing it back!
>>51 You gave me an idea for a song "Summer of 2015".
>>156 Maybe we can get a track on the next "/v/ Sings" album.


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