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bhrgunatha  ·  17 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ethereum blockchain slashes energy use with 'Merge' software upgrade

It's rumoured GPUs are going to be flooding the 2nd hand market.

Not directed at you (as I see your rig like a mom-and-pop business) but I'm hoping this puts a lot of industrial miners out of business freeing up the GPU market. I mean ones that have 10s of thousands of GPUs in data centres

bhrgunatha  ·  21 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Walk 3800 ≤ x ≤ 9800 of steps each day to cut your risk of dementia

That's a rational suggestion.

bhrgunatha  ·  21 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Walk 3800 ≤ x ≤ 9800 of steps each day to cut your risk of dementia

Bro don't you even user-engagement?

Some marketing drone spent hours writing that headline. How are they gonna get their clicks?

{ x ∣ x ∈ ℕ, 3800 ≤ x ≤ 9800 }

bhrgunatha  ·  24 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces

yeah, Elizabeth II Regina, because you should pay obeisance when you post a letter.

They all have them I think

...except the George VI R ones

England is pretty divided about the royals, but I think most of them who aren't hardcore radicals also begrudgingly accept or even admire her. I'm surprised at the number of people claiming to be anti royal or monarchy posting how emotional they are.

I was once snubbed by Princess Margaret as a kid when she visited our school, so I've despised the royals ever since. I only later learned why I perhaps should do, but the main motivation was being a petty schoolboy.

Same reason I hate Jack Charlton.

I suppose state is supplanted by a massive twitter army to protect the Kardashians.

bhrgunatha  ·  25 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces

I didn't think she would last a year after Philip's death.

So glad to be out of the UK to avoid the media avalanche of dross and shit that this sets off.

It's weird that there's now a king after having lived my whole life with Elizabeth as the head of state.

It's the not so subtle changes that will be strangest I guess - football fans singing God save the king at the upcoming world cup, no more Queen's speech at Xmas, when new stamps and money come out, and postboxes change from EII to CIII, etc, etc.

  

Weirder still that it's a 73 year old Charles though.

I wonder how all those Diana worshipping royalists will take to him?

bhrgunatha  ·  28 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 499th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

That effects array is, what Z tier redditors call, "chef's kiss".

bhrgunatha  ·  47 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 497th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

Re-discovered The Flashbulb - Arboreal this week.

Really varied genre-wise so hard to pick representative track so unusually from me, short and sweet...

We, The Dispelled

I re-read my comment and wanted to say sorry. I wasn't being snarky at you, only the article. (I'm also replying to your other comment)

I don't think we'll ever get scientific proof. I'm not qualified to really understand that paper, but the major issue for me is that data available now will have been vetted by the CCP.

    Of course the question is whether Weibo data are accurate and trustable

Back before the great firewall became known, I think a lot of tech people were deeply cynical about how feasible it was to control "content" or information the internet. I don't think there's any doubt about how tightly all media including the internet is being controlled now. We're all just blasting at each other from our own respective corners these days, backed-up by our own biased or tainted sources. At least in "The West" ™®©℠ you can generally find both sides and perspectives in between to get some semblance of balance...

Weibo specifically:

A History of Censorship on China's Weibo Social Network - The Atlantic - 2019 pre-pandemic

China's most censored social media giant is fined for not censoring enough - CNN - 2021

lol OK I'll bite.

No way a lab funding gain of research function funded by an embarrassed US government and scientific community (many of which vocal in decrying the obvious fact of a lab origin - surprise pikachu face) into the same virus using live bats transported from hundreds of miles away at the same location as the outbreak was discovered could have been involved. It must have somehow been transmitted naturally to other animal and then to humans. Absolutely impossible and preposterous to suggest someone connected to the lab could have transmitted it to any of those animals at the market in the same city as the lab? Just cause we've discovered humans transmitting it to pets that's obviously not connected.

    If an investigation of the lab found no evidence of a leak, the scientists involved would simply be accused of hiding the relevant material.

[...]

    The incessant blame game and finger pointing has reduced the chances of finding viral origins even further.

Yeah but no way the immaculate and trustworthy CCP could have had any hand in burying and destroying evidence, bleaching the market, destroying all the animals " increasing public safety but hampering origin hunting. ", delaying, blocking, controlling and interfering with investigations?

    The acrid stench of xenophobia lingers over much of this discussion

Smacks so heavily of CCP propaganda I doubt they could have written it better themselves.

I'm not implying he's been influenced at all, but he's definitely a paid CCP shill.

Update:

A much better summary than I could muster - on twitter

Easier to read format on threaderapp

bhrgunatha  ·  54 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 496th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

really like that Joaquín Cornejo thanks rezzeJ

bhrgunatha  ·  68 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What If We Live in a Superdeterministic Universe?

Is super determinism related to the idea that the universe is a simulation?

People seem to get very heated about the simulation idea but I've never really understood why.

Do they expect we'll somehow crack the code and get to peek into the future? Seems unlikely to me.

Talking of never understanding,,I've been subscribed to that PBS channel for ages now and love and hate it in equal measure. Love because I'm fascinated with the ideas.

Hate because virtually every video published makes me feel dumb. I'll follow the first half of the video and then miss all the meat in the second half - not having the background or not being able to follow the ideas introduced.

bhrgunatha  ·  90 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 491st Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

Re-discovered this old gem recently which to me fits the unwinding of 2022 nicely; over 50% so not long 'til the start of Christmas ads!

Kukan Dub Lagan - Roots of Vibration

bhrgunatha  ·  102 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ladle Rat Rotten Hut

Few heifer wander wood this leg sick sear slake a rack amen train tree debt.

Fill spade moon.

bhrgunatha  ·  105 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Microsoft retires Internet Explorer after 27 years