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#305796 (27/49) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<Bunsen> Imagine a twinkie represents the normal amount of Murphy's Law activity at a nuclear power plant.
<Bunsen> Based on the current situation at Fukushima No. 1, their Twinkie is about thirty-five feet long, weighing approximately six hundred pounds.
#305792 (31/47) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<bubulein> DONT DRINK AND ROOT
#302982 (13/31) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
-!- dastoob [~dastoob@...] has quit [Remote host closed the connection]
< shortcircuit> dastoob is about to get a lot smarter; I just retrieved the missing parts of his memory a few minutes ago. He's coming back up.
< shortcircuit> Oh, wow. His resident memory is up to 943M and still climbing.
-!- dastoob [~dastoob@...] has joined #grlug
< brousch> dastoob die
< shortcircuit> Stabilized at 1000M virt, 972M resident.
< dastoob> haz like.. 13 f utah..
< shortcircuit> I'm sorry, did I say 'smarter'? O.o
< brousch> he is smarter! now he uses leetspeak!
* shortcircuit wonders if he can purge parts of the data set.
< shortcircuit> Yeah, looks like I can.
-!- dastoob [~dastoob@...] has quit [Remote host closed the connection]
-!- dastoob [~dastoob@...] has joined #grlug
< shortcircuit> dastoob: Feeling smarter?
< dastoob> am reading the Wealth of Nations.. It's quiet?..
< shortcircuit> I think that's a Yes.
#310750 (3/9) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<Tuplanolla> This might be a silly question, but could there be a substitute for seq?
<jmcarthur> Tuplanolla: substitute seq how?
<Tuplanolla> Perhaps another mechanism to control strictness locally.
<jmcarthur> what do you mean?
<monochrom> $! is a substitute for seq
<jmcarthur> do you have something specific in mind?
<monochrom> "data X = !Int" is a substitue for seq
<Tuplanolla> No. I was thinking about other languages.
<monochrom> err, "data X = Ctor !Int"
<monochrom> Haskell is a substitute for other languages
Comment: #haskell
#307117 (37/57) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<Q-Stone> woot now I have 2.5 GB of space on Dropbox!
* BadMojo starts downloading Q-Stone's stuff from Dropbox. Man, nothing but horse porn.
<Q-Stone> Encrypted horse porn!
<BadMojo> If it was encrypted, how would I know what it is?
<Q-Stone> By the file name: horseporn12.enc
<Switchbreak> badmojo knows an encrypted horse when he sees one
<Switchbreak> just has to glance at the data
<Q-Stone> He can tell from the bits
<BadMojo> It's like the matrix.
<Q-Stone> He doesn't even see the code anymore, just Arabian, Clydesdale, Quarter
Comment: #gwj on quakenet
#306023 (37/61) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
< Obtuse> so the captain says live tesla coils at noon?
<@masterofmonks> That sounds like an odd choice of dueling weapons.
Comment: #thegeekgroup on irc.freenode.net
#310861 (17/21) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<jacquilyn> Eh. Being kicked out of the lab.
<Agent_Orange> wear pants next time. They like that
<Leth> agt: but the sign only reads "No Shirts, No Shoes, No Service." Pants aren't ever mentioned
<Agent_Orange> leth: I've tried that argument many times and it *usually* ends in bitter disappointment
#306389 (15/37) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<@Furah> my ex sent a text that was meant to make me think of her, but instead I thought of alcohol
#303121 (28/40) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<D--> Haiku OS is so fast, it makes me feel like I'm using a computer in 1990 instead of 2010.
<hcs> that's what you get when the developers have the discipline to write each subroutine in exactly 17 instructions
Comment: #zophar @ espernet
#311255 (62/68) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<Proview> i've got this code that's doing some statistical analysis and its telling me there are 8 days in a week
#310650 (9/23) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<Orobas>  oh. Builder. I did the bird math, I don't know if I told you
<Builder>  You didn't. However, you seem amazingly eager to share your findings.
<Orobas>  It gives you an idea of how good I am at math. Because the answer I got was between 80 and 3.8 billion pigeons per second
<Builder>  It doesn't really give me an idea of how good you are at math.
<Orobas>  I am content either way
#309529 (25/41) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<oohy9n> I moved a server from one data center to another, and some guy updated wordpress, after which some of his image hyperlinks got broken
<oohy9n> he emailed me and was like "When you moved, did you by any chance forget the images in the moving van?"
#309035 (35/53) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<steelerman82> What does the vile sword do?
<mrgreaper|game> you hold the blunt end and put the pointy end into an enemy (repeat as needed)
#300277 (37/57) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<Horrorfusion> i have just seen one of the worst things
<Horrorfusion> i go to tell my roommate something and i hear him making kind of a weird noise and his door is open so i knock and enter
<Horrorfusion> the motherfucker is laying on his bed holding his legs above his head, butt naked, and his balls are facing right into his bedside fan and he looks like he is in massive pain
<Horrorfusion> i yell "WHAT THE FUCK DUDE" and he freaks out
<Horrorfusion> about 5 minutes ago he comes into my room still in pain and explains that he got that icey hot stuff on his balls when he rubbing it into his calf
<Horrorfusion> and the cold air helped the pain
<Horrorfusion> good times in the hybridfusion household
Comment: #cobol
#307245 (17/65) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<Lastair> japanese cosmo
<Lastair> 10 hot sex tips!
<Lastair> tips 1-10: whimper like you're being raped
#305602 (36/72) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
RN: no, i couldn't wait to have that fixed
RN: there are a lot of things i dont like about photoshop, but that stupid "Undo" vs. "step backward" nonsense was the final straw
CM: you might say that it was photoshop's ultimate...
CM: *puts on her sunglasses*
CM: ....undoing
CM: YYYEEEEEAAAAHHHH
#309691 (19/47) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
(Earnestly) Arch is not the right distribution for you if you can't use Linux without a GUI environment.
(buhman) and what Earnestly said
(Earnestly) Not meaning to sound like an elitist-jerk
(buhman) by contrast, I do intend to sound like an elitist.
#308269 (12/52) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<Godwinson> There's a town in Jylland named Randers
<Godwinson> Player winds up getting a retainer from there named Anders
<Godwinson> Anders of Randers makes for a good diplomat
<Godwinson> So he sends Anders of Randers to pander in Flanders.
#305219 (52/80) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<@kwenda> there is a law and order uk
<@Jordan> oh god
<@Jordan> I actually kind of want to see that
<@Jordan> do they have seperate film crews
<@Jordan> or do they just use the current 1000000 cameras in the uk
#304583 (27/79) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
Adam|Lunch: How can I play a sound using jQuery?
coldhead: rename jquery.js to jquery.wav
Comment: #jquery on freenode
#303694 (54/86) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<locutox> Thank you for participating GNSS 2010. Your paper "Detection of RF Interference to GPS using day-to-day C/No differences" has been accepted for oral.
<locutox> WOOHOO MY PAPER IS GETTING ORAL
#310821 (38/58) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
<stereo_> y'all have some daddy issues
<clockwrok> nothing could be father from the truth
Comment: #geekissues irc.efnet.net
#310817 (50/66) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
(Foone) did you hear about how my OBJ export system worked? that was the...
software centipede
(Foone) so I ran the target program in a debugger inside a VM, pausing on a
specific breakpoint. I also ran script in the VM that provided HTTP
access to RAM, so you could hit localhost:8080/ADDRESS/LENGTH and
get the contents of memory back
(Sotek) what
(Sotek) what.
(Foone) outside the VM I ran a script which connected to this and made a few
hundred requests and assembled the contents into a tree, which it
then exposed as a JSON endpoint
(Foone) then my opengl app (also running outside the VM, because 3d
acceleration) made a request to the JSON endpoint, loaded those
models and textures, then it would run the render function in a
special mode where instead of drawing each node it stored them to a
global dictionary, then reparsed that dictionary and exported it as an
OBJ file, which I then opened in blender, made manual fixes, exported
back out to STL, ran a script to package the STL + assorted textures,
then I manually uploaded that to shapeways which did further processing
and then they mailed me the completed model
(Foone) fun fact: the OS/2 mailing list CD of 1996 was involved in this
process, but you'll never guess where
(Foone) it was used in setting the breakpoint. see, the program was statically
linked with the 3D library used but I have no debugging symbols. but I
found a copy of the same(ish) library from the OS/2 developers
conference mailing list CD, which is provided in .lib format so I _do_
have symbols
(Foone) so by comparing the disassembly of the functions in the OS/2 .lib and
the EXE, I could identify them in the EXE
(Foone) this let me find where the main render function was called, so I know
at what point to set the breakpoint
(Foone) I also got the headers from it, which gave me the layout of the
structures in memory.
(Foone) I already kinda had those thanks to a carmageddon fansite, though
(Foone) yeah. carmageddon 1 for DOS used the same engine as the app I was targeting
(Foone) and they found an SDK manual for it from somewhere
Comment: This was to 3d print things from 3d movie maker
#310483 (26/30) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
< NoelShourai> recently i discovered
< NoelShourai> i can actually draw sonic the hedgehog really well now
< NoelShourai> i think i should be worried
#310258 (34/56) ↑Funny ↓Boring ⚐Flag
< cyberdog> so there are a few holes in watchdogs
< cyberdog> you can 'prevent crimes' by pre-empting them using some bullshit minority report hacking anonymous #wearelegion thing, but when you prevent it, it counts as a victory condition no matter what happens
< cyberdog> so the half hour police chase beforehand, the hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of damage caused, the fact that i arrived on the scene by crashing through the outside area of a restaurant and killed 75% of its customers, and then the fact that i blew both the perp AND the victim away by accident doesn't matter
< cyberdog> perps down, you're a hero
< cyberdog> and then you can stealth in cars to avoid detection, yet it doesn't seem to matter whether the car has doors or not
< cyberdog> hes just sort of slumped in the seat in plain fucking view
< cyberdog> its still entertaining though
< cyberdog> it's a bit like hackers in that it's silly but still enjoyable
< nukes> ahem
< nukes> hackers was not silly
< cyberdog> no that's true. every time i send an email 1s and 0s fly around the room and i surf down a 90s tidal wave wearing an augmented reality headset :P
< nukes> that's not augmented reality, that's lsd
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