[ / / / / / / / / / / / / / ] [ dir / animu / arepa / ausneets / ita / kancolle / mde / vg / vichan ]

/tech/ - Technology

Catalog   Archive

Posting will disabled for a few hours on September 21 from 0400 EST while we migrate our database to INNODB. Hardware upgrade downtime is still TBA.
/d/egenerates
August 2018 - 8chan Transparency Report
Email
Subject
Comment *
File
Password (Randomized for file and post deletion; you may also set your own.)
* = required field[▶ Show post options & limits]
Confused? See the FAQ.
Flag
Oekaki
Show oekaki applet
(replaces files and can be used instead)
Options

Allowed file types:jpg, jpeg, gif, png, webm, mp4, pdf
Max filesize is 16 MB.
Max image dimensions are 15000 x 15000.
You may upload 3 per post.


File: 6e63b83af55f53f⋯.jpg (449.64 KB, 2304x1536, 3:2, 1523127823717.jpg)

 No.960637[Reply]

what is the name of the super sekrit script that lets you make webms straight out of mpv? the one i'm using (https://github.com/ElegantMonkey/mpv-webm) creates webms that can't be uploaded to 8chan for some reason.

8 posts and 1 image reply omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.960959

>>960714

By the time you're done encoding.


 No.960962

ffmpeg but don't tell anyone


 No.960975

File: 7e08e1804c2d51f⋯.jpg (45.36 KB, 302x501, 302:501, html5.jpg)

>>960941

pic related is the audio/video formats supported natively in most browsers


 No.961850

>>960937

>>14.5mb

>>not 16 mebibytes

It's best to aim slightly under the limit as depending what you're doing you can find when you aim for 16Mb the file ends up at 16.7Mb and is too large.

Also, if the video is the maximum size you can't upload additional media in the same post, since the upload limit is per post.


 No.961869

>>960637

I use ffmpeg with a user interface (Axiom) because I only have 1 fucking life and I don't want to waste it learning ffmpegs autistic command interface




File: 4373470b387b1da⋯.jpeg (61.64 KB, 1280x720, 16:9, 1*4YO0bTtFrSXjZzJzOPo0Tg.jpeg)

 No.960263[Reply]

If you are in Europe you can fill out Googles "Right to be forgotten" form and remove yourself from major 3 search engines: Google, Bing, Yahoo (or at least your name).

Do a google search of your name right now and tell me what did you find? Do you want it removed?

Please share with others here ways of removing yourself from the internet.

20 posts and 4 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.961102

>>960707

That's probably the only list I'm not on.


 No.961639

>>960707

And it is used to hide [A-za-z]*(stein|berg) as well, so yeah, lose lose either way


 No.961703

>>960361

Right? How does that even work?


 No.961709

>>960380

And thanks to some law passed a few years ago, any financial services must confirm your identity. PayPal, coinbase, etc


 No.961854

>Do a google search of your name right now and tell me what did you find?

Nice bait




File: bea53134387d269⋯.png (1.58 MB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Screenshot_2018-08-23-11-4….png)

 No.959117[Reply]

Brainlet gamer here is risc-v a viable alternative to x86?

Just saw the ltt video but I have more questions and why is it stuck on shitty 28nm?

59 posts and 3 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.960655

>>960544

>You are literally saying that most consumers don't need systems with more than 65KiB of address space when even PCIe devices consume 4KiB just for their configuration BAR.

Yes that is exactly what I am saying. Unless you are going to be doing video gaming or an equivelent such as graphics renderering for videos then you don't need more then 16bit for text/document editing, web browsing, and song/video watching. This is assuming near perfectly optimized software and or perfectly optimized. If you want an example look at DOS and windows 98, and those were incredibly unoptimized peices of shitware compared to what they could have been. You don't need pci-e with the integrated audio chips of today and SATA controllers on board. You don't need USB or a MMU unless you are a insecure faggot. If you have large collections of videos and audio you might need 32bit like a server to adress them. But most normalfags don't as they steam it all.


 No.960775

>>960655

A single-buffered 4k frame requires 6.63MiB of VRAM, even a hi-color 480p frame needs 614KiB. For comparison, the Apple IIɢꜱ maxed out at a 4-bit 640x200 mode that consumed exactly 64KiB.


 No.961623

>>960550

>DDR4 will be ancient by 2030

Memory isn't going to magically become ~9 orders of magnitude more dense. Just because DDR4 will be gone doesn't mean what will replace it will be significantly more dense. Even if we reduce each DRAM cell down to 1nm (which means each cell is only about 10 atoms wide) that's still only about a 200x increase in density from what we have today which barely puts us over the 48bit space per node for the highest tier systems.

>>960545

>And yet here we are today, with storage in some companies already in Exabyte territory.

Storage addressing isn't the same as system memory addressing, modern filesystems already support sizes so big that you would need a pile of harddrives with something on the order of 1/4 the mass of the earth to fill up.

>>960655

>You don't need pci-e with the integrated audio chips of today and SATA controllers on board.

Protip: Those are all memory mapped just like PCIe.


 No.961657

>>960775

>A single-buffered 4k frame requires 6.63MiB of VRAM

Wut?

4k has roughly 8 million pixels which at 4 bytes per pixel gives you about 32 megabytes of storage. Or am I being a brainlet?


 No.961792

>>961657

He specifically said single buffering, which is where you only have part of the screen rendered at a time and while that part is being sent to the screen you are rendering the next part. Its more memory efficient and lower latency than rendering the entire screen at once but can introduce tearing.




File: 9969152cac7c0bf⋯.jpg (87.91 KB, 561x640, 561:640, -.jpg_640x640.jpg)

 No.960205[Reply]

How far can you push open source licenses before people just leave and abandon the entire concept?

I was browsing piracy software earlier and came across this gem for a Switch game key downloader.

>Permission to use, copy, modify, and/or distribute this software for any purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies; and that the user/copier/modifier/distributor supports the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and asexual people.

Is this the future of open source where licenses will become political grand stands who they use to legally punish any one who steps out of line from the SJW sphere?

44 posts and 5 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.961622

>>961348

I recall that it also had another restriction...

>I tried to install GlovePIE on my machine but GlovePIE rejected my machine because it is located in Israel.

http://vjoystick.sourceforge.net/site/index.php/forum/5-Discussion/373-vjoy-and-glovepie


 No.961627

Funny, this came out a day or two ago, with some other retarded FOSS project adding a blacklist of companies, and then quickly changing it back.

http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=8106

>>960219

Most of the 3DS hacks are using proper open source licenses. Does OP's thing even come with source code?

>>961348

Like, that didn't even have source code.


 No.961633

>>961627

>muh ICE in that retarded FOSS project's case

Also its lead dev (who is also a McCainfag) follows that Coraline tranny freak and a few other SJWs on twatter.


 No.961642

Why do these people not understand how destructive the left is at this point? How can you spend your time in tech circles and now see the utter destruction of the entire system coming your way when these sort of things happen?


 No.961775

File: f2474c23b8f292a⋯.png (664.56 KB, 628x800, 157:200, f2474c23b8f292ac1463d13a5c….png)

>>961642

Depends but if you're submerged in an environment, you start to share those values unless your own beliefs are exceptionally strong. It starts from holding your tongue in order to not offend a friend or coworker, then creeps in and poisons your entire worldview. It's why pockets such as SanFran are full of these drones - they're insulated.

Note this applies to anything else, not just regressive leftist political cult. It's how humans work.




File: 21f5a02dfdf9090⋯.jpg (41.47 KB, 634x423, 634:423, 8b458b661aef45287dd59eee28….jpg)

 No.957643[Reply]

What do you think of Javascript?

66 posts and 5 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.961621

>>961596

>MobyGames getting cuckflare'd

Someone archive that entire website already.


 No.961733

>>957643

Enable when needed don't give it full access, if government wants to see your browsing history they can always get that from your isp.


 No.961736

>>961596

> Please turn on this cancer

Naw, I'll press


 No.961737


 No.961749

>>957662

>>957925

Lua is used in almost every AAA videogame to this day

>>957784

This, you can write terrible code in any language, as well as overengineer and bloat everything to hell. The problem with current year internet certainly isn't that Javascript doesn't have an int datatype, or its retarded behavior on arrays, objects and strings in edge cases.

As for the moronic userbase, the same would be true for any other non-statically typed, high level, low barrier to entry language.




 No.961107[Reply]

Why shouldn't we make free software so easy to use, comparable to Apple products for example? Why don't we ship desktop environments with pre-compiled icons and customizations that actually looks good? Why don't we make GUIs for advanced anonymization software, a resurrected Vidalia for using Tor with other applications (e.g. Thunderbird, IRC, apt) or click-and-play I2P interface with pre-built browser like Tor Browser, or even maybe (fire)jailing applications by default like Android and iOS? I think this will muddy the waters so much that it will be pretty hard to differentiate between actually paranoid users (which needs to be on a list) and curious people who are simply experimenting (which makes previously mentioned list useless). What are your thoughts on this?

30 posts omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.961415

>>961107

Because writing UI is boring and hard and I don't want to do it. If you want to make ui for my shitty applications, go ahead.


 No.961534

>>961262

OpenFirmware was written in Forth as were the drivers, if you want to expand it you can.


 No.961553

File: e0683e6008a2195⋯.png (849.76 KB, 974x1500, 487:750, __kuroeda_san_elf_san_wa_y….png)

>>961405

If you or those usenet faggots you spam spent less time bitching on the internet and more actually writing code, perhaps you'd have your dream operating system by now. It's like you fags expect someone to descend from the heavens and hand you free shit instead of writing it yourselves, so you wait for eternity and cry from the sidelines while the Unix weenies leave you in the dust.

It doesn't have to be this way, Multicuck.


 No.961574

>>961553

>usenet

<he doesn't know what email is

lol


 No.961731

File: 77f56251d7ec7bc⋯.png (312.34 KB, 582x630, 97:105, 1447777552061-0.png)

>>961574

Woe is me, I mistook quotes from a mailing list for quotes from a usenet thread. This horrible mistake invalidates everything I've ever said.




File: 6ccd0e5bcc9fc24⋯.png (195.38 KB, 645x403, 645:403, oi_vey.png)

 No.960008[Reply]

Let's take a moment to remember the good times shall we?

My last decent i7 was a 920 that oc to 4ghz I miss it but this makes me glad I went Ryzen 2700x

Wtf Intel? The i9 9900k is a 5ghz housefire that's double the price for I bet not even 10% more performance

38 posts and 2 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.961387

>>961324

If your idle power is that high then something's wrong with your idle states, does your CPU drop frequences at all?


 No.961520

>>961387

i think it's just the chipset

The cpu only goes as low as 1400-1500mhz on the 2400G as well

This is measuring from the wall socket too, not from some thing you can't trust inside the operating system


 No.961644

>>961520

>This is measuring from the wall socket too

If you're measuring from wall socket, you have to take into account that your PSU is most likely operating at some ridiculously low efficiency. Even 80+ titanium rating only measures starting at 10% load.


 No.961667

>>961520

This is why I will probably never buy a desktop pc again. I currently use a sandybridge laptop that idles at below 10 watts and that's including the screen. There's no way a desktop pc can achieve this, but I'd love to be proven wrong.


 No.961695

>>960008

Did they just axe the i3?




File: 34104526ba5ee63⋯.png (284.32 KB, 512x512, 1:1, world database.png)

 No.959980[Reply]

Due to the unreliable nature of information on the Internet I've been thinking about something that I haven't seen mentioned anywhere: a decentralized universal database of everything. Is there a project attempting to do such a thing?

The idea here is to fill it with data from all around. It will not be a Wikipedia though it will surely link to it quite a lot. If a datapoint (say, a URL or an article) has conflicting versions then all of those can be collected but the validation system will ensure noone can really store and have propagated to the nodes a fake quote about someone.

Basically the tenets would be along these lines:

* Mostly decentralized with some servers acting as coordinators to reduce the amount of spam/crap. If those main servers go down the network can still function.

* Many UIs both native and web easy enough for normies not to fuck up anything other than the info they pump into the DB.

* A system of reviews/validation in which all the community can rate the trustfulness of the data.

* Sharding all the DB in managable chunks. Nodes can choose how many GB of data they want to store and how much bandwidth they're willing to provide.

* Maybe use blockchain to validate new blocks of data ingested into the system.

* Hashes of all media stored on it or referenced to it.

* Autochecks for major websites. A stored tweet will automatically get compared to the one stored on Twitter's servers. Same for Facebook, Youtube, Wikipedia, etc.

Anyway, I hope you get the gist of it. Of course I'm already running into many problems such as my lack of knowledge in databases and the time it will require to create all this (not to mention that I'm almost a pajeet in programming proficiency). Scalability is also a huge issue that I have no clue how to overcome.

I know there are Post too long. Click here to view the full text.

25 posts and 1 image reply omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.960373

>>959994

"Cocksucking For Retards"


 No.960425

>>960201

>>960251

>>960373

Cut him some slack, he seems willing to learn which is better than most.

<inb4 "white knight", I'll use your ass as my spoils of war faggot

OP, check out https://archive.org/ too, they've probably already asked and answered some of your same questions.


 No.960448

>>960425

I guess they first need to implement the Internet Archive to IPFS thingie: https://www.archiveteam.org/index.php?title=INTERNETARCHIVE.BAK

For the time being I think I'll focus on hydrus. It has a lot of what I want even if currently buggy or feature incomplete. Its dev also updates it a more than reasonable pace, which is great.


 No.961652

>>959980

There's a project called "tauchain" that approximates what you are aiming at. It's not just data, but logic. It uses blockchain for consensus and to incentivize its population. I haven't checked the status of the project in years, but a quick google search shows that its been rolled into one of those generic crypto coin ICO-style websites.


 No.961685

>>960024

Even a few years ago I saw multiple projects based around donating your node to a collective for implicit distribution. IPFS nodes are easy to control and have multiple methods of connecting peers directly or via pubsub groups, publicly via the dht and privately via libp2p sockets.

You could easily build a Freenet style distribution system around IPFS and its pubsub system.

Publish a stream of hashes with low peercounts, have nodes subscribe to this and do some evaluation to determine if they should store it themselves. Most likely based around local metrics.

>new hash posted

>locally resolve peercount, if it's low proceed

>do geoip resolution on peers to see if it would be worth storing in this region, distribute evenly globally

Or really you could do it however you wanted.

I have a feeling that people are going to fork the filecoin project for this purpose. It would give you everything you need to coordinate storing, and verifying that data is actually being stored and distributed, but you could remove the tokens/cost and have your own metrics around choosing nodes (instead of cheapest bidder).




File: 370d335c1106cb0⋯.jpg (53.32 KB, 540x330, 18:11, pidgin.jpg)

 No.939334[Reply]

I'm out of the loop. Tox, Matrix, Signal, XMPP, IRC?

238 posts and 18 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.960929

>>960794

It's a very good indicator.


 No.961026

>>951034

Does anyone know if this is good security-wise? I've been testing it recently. Seems like a good replacement for SMS. It lacks calls and group calls, as well as file sharing so I wouldn't say it's as usable as Riot, Wire or even Tox. But as "just a messenger" it seems fine.


 No.961034


 No.961476

File: 5defb6ee2bb0b78⋯.jpg (26.17 KB, 590x421, 590:421, a1cd74778daddea3319cf9db09….jpg)

I made a throwaway discord account to talk to anons. Yes I know it's botnet, yes I know IRC exists. I just want to see who will say hi and what we chat about.

Midget Mime Wrestling#8460


 No.961663

Ricochet isn't bad for casual discussion. I use it to talk to a BO about moderation stuff. I also use Silence on my phone.




File: e9a70f9ff110c1e⋯.jpeg (1.38 MB, 3264x2448, 4:3, 1B314CF7-BB13-4252-8DE2-F….jpeg)

File: a73ea3737ef45fe⋯.jpeg (1.24 MB, 3264x2448, 4:3, 434EDDE5-B868-4432-83E8-4….jpeg)

 No.961366[Reply]

I have a few of these laying around and was wonder what is something cool I can do with them besides streaming videos (inb4 stick them in your pooper). A couple months ago I got Ubuntu MATE running on one but the video resolution and color scheme was was off and unusable also the WiFi didn’t work. Has anyone done anything cool with these?

Tanix TX3 Pro specifications:

CPU – Amlogic S905X quad core ARM Cortex-A53 @ up to 2.0GHz

GPU – penta-core Mali-450MP GPU @ 750 MHz

Memory – 1GB DDR3

Storage – 8GB eMMC flash + micro SD card slot (up to 32GB)

Video Output – HDMI 2.0b up to 4K @ 60 fps, AV port

Audio – HDMI, optical S/PDIF, AV port (stereo audio)

Video Codecs – VP9 4K @ 60 fps, 10-bit H.265 4K @ 60 fps, H.264 4K @ 30 fps

Connectivity – 10/100M Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi

USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports

Misc – IR receiver

Power Supply – DC 5V/2A

Dimensions / Weight – n/a

9 posts and 1 image reply omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.961414

I also got one of these, but all the flashing instructions are outdated and badly translated from Russian, plus all the ROMs are static handmade binaries only available from shady forums.

Coming from the PPC Linux ecosystem, and hearing hype about how easy RPi is, I'm astonished at how slipshod the broader ARM SBC Linux scene is. I'm astonished something as simple as Open Firmware or EFI doesn't exist, on either SBCs, nor Android phones.

Also, super cheesed off at the fact that ARM SBCs with MSRPs of $5-$10 have street prices hovering in the $15-$50 range.


 No.961421

>>961414

They are so cheap yet have zero support on anything wtf?!?!? Mine is very laggy but gets the job done. I know it’s running it’s own custom rom of android would love to know how to reflash the bish so I can be a 1337


 No.961422

>>961421

When I get home in 5 hours I’ll post a pic, when I read F11 on the KB it gives me some Chinese specs menu that freaks me out


 No.961423

>>961422

Press not read ducking drunk before work


 No.961624

>>961400

Isn't creating and selling apps all about solving your and others problems? (And making Shekels on a jewish platform)




File: 062a21e47955634⋯.png (973.63 KB, 958x718, 479:359, 062a21e47955634968ddcd3090….png)

File: fbb31710b4c9d97⋯.jpg (1.73 MB, 1923x1347, 641:449, James_Simons_2007.jpg)

File: 1674806691787cd⋯.jpg (52.83 KB, 640x481, 640:481, john-carmack-profile-shot.jpg)

 No.961434[Reply]

How do I become a great programmer? I want to be know as the smartest programmer to ever live

6 posts and 3 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.961548

>>961434

The fact that you're here means you'll never achieve that dream. Sorry. People who are bound for greatness do not end up on imageboards.

>>961531

I can tell your story is fake, because if you'd really met Turing in those circumstances, you'd have lost consciousness after consuming the contents of the bottle and woken up surrounded by crumpled £5 notes and with a sore, leaking anus.


 No.961549

>>961434

>How do I become a great programmer?

Make good games. In anno domini current year + 3, making a phenomenal game will make you go down in history as the greatest programmer to ever live because games fucking suck now.


 No.961554

>>961549

>making a phenomenal game will make you go down in history as the greatest programmer to ever live because games fucking suck now.

>implying

Just churn out low effort shit until something sticks, like Angry Birds.

People consuming modern games couldn't care less about the qualities of a game.


 No.961766

>>961434

Talk to mr. God.

>>>/templeos/


 No.962139

>>961548

>People who are bound for greatness do not end up on imageboards.

>all white people will die and there is NOTHING you can do about it goy




File: 7707abc10784610⋯.jpg (31.12 KB, 547x309, 547:309, khugfuktfc.jpg)

 No.959908[Reply]

Do you own any smart devices or have you created any form of home automation?

9 posts and 2 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.961394

If every new TV is "smart" why TV boxes are still a thing? It's redundant functionality.


 No.961419

>>961381

>There is. It's called hiring a Guatemalan.

It's called not being a lazy faggot and just doing it yourself. Also reminder that it is your civic duty to report Guatemalan/ Mexican/ Generic Central American gardeners to ICE wherever you find them.


 No.961424

>>961381

Nah, more like outsourcing.


 No.961433

File: ebf0ffcdd66a9ce⋯.jpg (103.47 KB, 700x700, 1:1, sku_916585505_2.jpg)

>>959956

Of course you can. Those remotes are all the same and work with LED strips as well. If you use standard IR remotes for other electronics have it could interfere with the lightbulbs though.

>>961345

They're fine if you live in a small appartment and have tons of light fixtures and lamps to bounce the spot lights around. In a bigger area they're no good.

>>961345

Assuming they're indoor plants I'd just get one of these I've heard good things about them. Instead of watering each plant you just plug these into a giant bucket full of water and fill it every month. The water wicks in depending on how moist the soil is so it's automatic.


 No.961436

File: 36f13e8b34394aa⋯.png (812.18 KB, 1172x718, 586:359, cringe but he has a point.png)

>>961419

I live on a 120 acre estate. I understand if your time isn't as valuable as mine, pleb.




File: 237c65ee02fe591⋯.webm (1.76 MB, 1186x662, 593:331, ThirdJaggedBobolink.webm)

 No.961342[Reply]

Why don't you learn R and write an options trading algorithm and become rich?

7 posts omitted. Click reply to view.

 No.961401

Learning R and writing a breakthrough algorithm are orthogonal. R is a tool, and is relatively easy to learn. Designing algorithms can be very hard, especially in an intensely competitive space like that. Your post makes about as much sense as "Why don't you learn to use a typewriter and write the next American classic novel and become rich?"


 No.961406

>>961401

not really if you excellent programming skills and excellent math skills and excellent knowledge of financial markets than writing the algorithm is the easy part


 No.961408

>>961406

> writing the algorithm is the easy part

:smug:


 No.961607

I already made all the money I'll ever need during the dotcom boom.


 No.961625

>>961607

oldfag




Delete Post [ ]
[]
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] Next | Catalog | Nerve Center | Cancer
[ / / / / / / / / / / / / / ] [ dir / animu / arepa / ausneets / ita / kancolle / mde / vg / vichan ]