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/scratch/ Comrade 04/14/2020 (Tue) 06:54:23 No. 1106 [Reply] [Last]
What is the best way to program and why is it scratch?
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It is absolutely scratch. Here is my scratch account: https://scratch.mit.edu/users/rory1301/
>>1132 I don't know if you're memeing but this is peak 2005's internet comedy: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/1886700/
on a side note, with computers being so capable these days, why don't we have visualizations for all scripting languages.
>>1551 Sorry sweaty, big boys don't bloat their code with cringe visualizations
I literally found my old scratch account a few weeks ago. Some of my stuff was popular, damn.

>>508 Holy shit what the fuck. Github in its new form; following the Microsoft purchase, I can see.
Novel neuroevolution btfo's every deep learning meme
>>482 Eh. So? It makes total sense that you can make a machine that uses machine learning to get better making machine learning settings? Now do it one layer deeper using the machine learned program itself and see if we get a singularity.
>>1959 Well yes given enough time it makes sense it would be better but deep learning is much faster for a specific subset using current technology.

Wifi Fun Comrade 05/31/2020 (Sun) 21:24:08 No. 1951 [Reply] [Last]
Does anyone have success with making wifi misbehave? An idea I just had was to rapidly switch the SSID of an AP, making sure to broadcast the change, and somehow flood a users wifi ap list with your own messages. Looking into it I realized that I use hostapd and the command to rebuild the configuration and restart the service runs quite slow on my system. Is there a programmatic approach? An embedded computer powered by a battery behind a dumpster somewhere public could be like a hidden billboard. <Post ITT if you have ever: > used aircrack to hack a neighbour's WEP access point > If your router runs linux > If your modem and router are two separate devices > If you like networking in general
You want to fuck with other wifi networks (that you're not connected to) with the help of your own router? If you cycle your SSID through a list of already existing SSIDs in the proximity then you might catch some device mistaking you for a bridged AP. They won't be able to connect to your own network, but if your script stops at an SSID that some device tried to connect to, then that device will potentially keep trying to connect to your AP, so you're essentially blocking that device from accessing the Internet. But some kind of flooding is probably the best bet for a wider attack, although I don't think that's possible via SSID switching because devices aren't scanning for APs constantly. Maybe flooding an AP itself with authentication requests could work on some routers, you could potentially fill the router's whole memory and slow down the whole network to a crawl. Search openwrt and dd-wrt forums for what wifi admins struggle with, then deliberately create such conditions.
if theyre still using WEP then they are fucking stupid, WEP has been outdated and crackable for YEARS

Comrade 05/29/2020 (Fri) 23:23:37 No. 1933 [Reply] [Last]
What if we uploaded some anarchist cookbook type of shit and get QR links to those. Then we share the QR's on twitter and make people hang /spray them over town so Minneapolis knows what they should do
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>>1936 For some reason I feel like spraying Maalox in the eyes would be a bad idea, but I don't know
>>1935 I've thrown a beer bottle as hard as I can in the air and it landed on concrete and didn't break. I don't understand how people break that shit.
>>1935 Note: Modern tanks are equipped with CBRN/NBC-protection systems and the crew inside usually give a damn about gas, poison, or fire. However, as the pic noted, no matter how good their filters are at getting smoke and other crap out of the air, replacing breathable air with carbon dioxide isn't good for 'em. Of course they can just shut off the intake and manage with whatever air they've got inside, but that's not forever.
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Comrade 04/13/2020 (Mon) 19:31:41 No. 1059 [Reply] [Last]
Give me one reason that pos editor emacs is better than this bad boy right here? you can't
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There was a period when i was learning vim, then i switched to geany and then emacs. Vim isn't good for editing latex, since i am not native english i must frequently switch languages and that made editing in vim a pain, geany is good, but i think if i learn emacs i can do more within less time.
>>1484 Why don't you think vim is good for editing latex? that's what I primarily use it for as a math fag,
>>1485 I can't use the shortcuts (ie. i, u etc) if my keyboard isn't in english and i can't save fast because i have to write in my native language on latex, switching the language every time to save the document is a pain(when i want to save i have to press escape and :w, so it has to be on english keyboard).
>>1486 You could remap shortcuts to translate them to your keyboard layout. Maybe there exists a vim plugin that automates this for you.
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Truly, the Year of the Linux Desktop is finally upon us! Comrade 05/08/2020 (Fri) 00:24:07 No. 1635 [Reply] [Last]
<Between the months of March and April 2020, Windows 7 saw a drop in user market share from 26.23 percent to 25.59 percent. That’s hardly surprising for a 10-year-old, unsupported OS as people finally upgrade to Windows 10. Right? Despite that conventional thinking, Microsoft’s Windows 10 actually experienced a rare drop in market share (down to 56.08 percent in April from its March 2020 share of 57.34 percent). Meanwhile, popular Linux distribution Ubuntu enjoyed an explosive increase. <Canonical's Ubuntu Linux OS saw astonishing gains in marketshare, while WIndows 10 slumped NASEEF FOR JASON EVANGELHO <How explosive? Ubuntu’s overall share of operating system usage ballooned from 0.27% in March to 1.89% in April. To put that in perspective, that’s an increase of 599 percent. <The lift for Canonical’s Ubuntu resulted in Linux usage climbing from 1.36 percent to 2.87 percent. And to frame that up against an interesting Apple data point, NetMarketShare measures macOS Catalina — which also gained user share in April — at 4.15 percent. https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2020/05/06/windows-10-is-bleeding-users-while-ubuntu-linux-enjoys-an-astonishing-increase/ We did it, reddit!
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>>1900 Better than the competition.
>>1894 It has icecat and ungoogled-chromium.
>>1900 I can't imagine someone unironically using firefox after armagaddon.
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>>1911 Is this moron supposed to be an authority on web browsers or something?

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Telegram Comrade 05/01/2020 (Fri) 01:50:55 No. 1519 [Reply] [Last]
How many of you use this app? It's only moderately spyware, less so than Discord at least. https://spyware.neocities.org/articles/telegram.html Here's a leftist chat I frequent: https://t.me/UAAMeta
>>1519 I do use it some years by now, and I'd join your group anon, but I don't really see myself as as anarchist, sorry...
Why use moderately spyware when not spyware at all exists? Just use Matrix, XMPP, IRC or the thousand other alternatives.
>>1530 >wah why won't people use my autism chat media I also like IRC but it's dying out and I can only really use it for substantive tech talk. Telegram is good for shitposting and it isn't as though I use it to discuss anything I'd care if the gov saw
>>1519 >>1540 Requires phone number. No thanks.
The best thing about Telegram is the publishing feeds ("channels"). Lots of thematic channels with good info and meme/gif streams.

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3 class society Comrade 04/30/2020 (Thu) 01:58:16 No. 1514 [Reply] [Last]
🥇 the people who own the computers 🥈 the people who tell the computers what to do 🥉 the people who are told what to do by the computers
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>>1665 >The only way I see this being a possibility is when we are talking about robots and AI, because a PC is not going to do your agriculture. t. never heard of automation https://www.forbes.com/sites/cognitiveworld/2019/07/05/how-ai-is-transforming-agriculture/#3c82051c4ad1 >>1514 I don't think 3 is an actual class. As 2 (programmers) do receive feedback from their computers. There's only two classes here. Programmers (proletarians) and Shareholders (bourgeois).
>>1723 >t. never heard of automation I literally just said robots and AI, lmao
>>1723 Class 3 absolutely exists and is a rapidly expanding part of the so-called "unskilled" workers.
>>1868 Yes. It's a truly shitty place to be in.

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Comrade 05/21/2020 (Thu) 10:44:39 No. 1887 [Reply] [Last]
I wanted to speed up a video with ffmpeg, did it the https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/How%20to%20speed%20up%20/%20slow%20down%20a%20video way outlined here >ffmpeg -i input.mkv -filter_complex "[0:v]setpts=0.5*PTS[v];[0:a]atempo=2.0[a]" -map "[v]" -map "[a]" output.mkv but after 5 minutes of my graphics card sounding like it was going to explode, and being told it was doing 1000fps, i stopped it. it was only a 3 minute clip. Did something go wrong or did I pussy out?
i'm not aware of ffmpeg being gpu-accelerated, pretty sure it uses just your cpu, at 100% and that usually causes your cpu fan to run at full throttle download this and check the cpu temp and gpu temps while encoding with ffmpeg https://openhardwaremonitor.org/downloads/ as long as your cpu or gpu doesn't reach 70C you should be fine
also if the cpu temp goes past 70C you can limit ffmpeg to encode with just one cpu core with the "-threads 1" option assuming you have a multicore cpu which may reduce the temp at the cost of longer encoding times
>>1888 >'m not aware of ffmpeg being gpu-accelerated https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/HWAccelIntro Did you even look?
>>1893 in your link it says you have to explicitly include a gpu option. it also says in your link that gpu acceleration is still shit quality-to-bitrate: >Hardware encoders typically generate output of significantly lower quality than good software encoders like x264, but are generally faster and do not use much CPU resource. (That is, they require a higher bitrate to make output with the same perceptual quality, or they make output with a lower perceptual quality at the same bitrate.) there's a reason it's disabled by default, retard. you should never use gpu-accelerated encoding unless you're a streamer using obs with a cpu too weak to handle it

How are you getting around news paywalls? Comrade 04/09/2020 (Thu) 04:49:29 No. 860 [Reply] [Last]
I used to go in incognito, but now wapo, NYT, etc, aren't allowing that. How do you do it?
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>>866 Can you do that via manipulating the URL or html code?
>>1642 This. Works like a charm
>>860 Sometimes adding a full stop at the end of the URL works.
>>863 >Some times you can even just stop the webpage download and it will load the text but not the wall. On such sites you also use the "inspect element" tool of your browser to remove the paywall HTML nodes.


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