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How does one screenshot a whole Web page? Comrade 07/04/2020 (Sat) 16:58:05 No. 3100 [Reply] [Last]
I have found a real-life glowpost on 4ch... But I ain't got the energy to crop 99 screen shots..
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>>3100 use firefox
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>>4406 I didn't think this was a YLYL thread.
>>4196 But wasn't the notion of "fake news" invented by MSM themselves in reaction to increasing influence of alternative media on the web? I think Trump is unironically based for turning it around against MSM. The whole Russiagate conspiracy theory is way more insane than most of alt media.
>>4200 curl is the patrician choice
>>3100 Firefox can save a web page as an image. If you just want the page and all its contents in a single file, consider the extension "Save Page WE". https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/save-page-we/ https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/save-page-we/dhhpefjklgkmgeafimnjhojgjamoafof

Irc Comrade 08/19/2020 (Wed) 16:40:33 No. 4233 [Reply] [Last]
Is anyone interested in using a .onion irc server if I spin one up in a few days?
>>4233 90% of the time I'm a windows user. Is it moderately easy to convince zirc to connect to an .onion site? Or, does the tor project have an IRC client compiled for windows? The short answer is no, because I don't like people, and I don't want to spend my free time watching children play. But I would be curious to better understand the TOR software from a practical, hands-on perspective.
>>4233 Why not? The difficult part is keeping it alive...
>>4235 Not super up on windows but a regular Clint should work. Was considering it to be a more technical project orientated space. >>4236 How so?
>>4235 All you need is an IRC client that supports socks5 proxies, then you configure it to use Tor. The proxy address of Tor Browser is
>>4233 Sure.

Software Architecture and Systems Design Comrade 08/29/2020 (Sat) 01:43:39 No. 4492 [Reply] [Last]
One of the really neglected aspects of programming is software 'architecture' i.e. how to do overall design of a software system. Indeed even today many companies are replacing leetcode/algorithms style interviews with "systems design" type interviews or at least adding that. For leftists or open source programmers we also need to study systems design to make programs better. First book is a textbook for a grad school class on software architecture, published first 2013, and the next is a more modern (2020) book on architecture which teaches more FAANG style designs. opinions /tech/ ?
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>>4501 thanks anon. I also wouldn't dismiss the pdfs in OP as well even FAANG style architectures can be helpful
>>4492 I've worked in FAANG. It's a fucking mess. It's a meme that they hire great people there. Most are average to good devs. I've worked on projects that had dedicated senior architects that got scrapped years later because they were obviously badly designed from day 1. >>4495 Don't know about OSS, but I would expect it to be better written/designed. Good software developers/architects must remember to be suspicious of using meme architecture, like microservices and meme technologies like nosql, and meme research areas like ML. Also, re usability between unrelated projects is a fake meme (unless working in non shit languages, which is never the case). In almost all cases, readability, testability, and "refactorability", should be priority. Coupling, premature optimization, abusing OOP patterns (SingletFactoryAbstractFactoryBeanVisitor), use of compiler directives, global state, parallelization, should be avoided as much as possible. Clear APIs are also very important. But yeah, how software is made is a good idea to think of new ways of structuring code.
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>>4508 >I've worked on projects that had dedicated senior architects that got scrapped years later because they were obviously badly designed from day 1. thats a reason to study architecture more, not less... as for >>4495 : seriously, can any of these anons responding >NUUUUU these graduate level textbooks on architecture are wrong, every academic computer scientist and senior FAANG engineer is a pseud compared to me, read my Stallman memes instead they are way more better and based. actually tell me what particular problems with the PDFs in OP? or in >>4493 which is the pdf that has the FAANG styles, or are you literally just shitting on it because its muh silicon valley and i'm going to write it in common lisp instead because Paul Graham and Stallman told me to do that in the 90s even though the last time they wrote code 80% of the people that use this site weren't even born. Really, the fucking arrogance. >Good software developers/architects must remember to be suspicious of using meme architecture, like microservices and meme technologies like nosql, and meme research areas like ML. those things are only memes for non tech companies which would indeed be better off making traditional apps + a relational database, which in practice, they already do. Almost every non-startup/faang just does 4 load balanced traditional web app (server side rendered) with an oracle or microsoft database and some rando reporting software for the business analysts/managers like crystal reports(if c#) or Jasper reports for java. >In almost all cases, readability, testability, and "refactorability", should be priority. >Coupling, premature optimization, abusing OOP patterns (SingletFactoryAbstractFactoryBeanVisitor), use of compiler directives, global state, parallelization, should be avoided as much as possible. Clear APIs are also very important. no disagreement
>>4493 p.s. this post/book is the pdf version in which some of the images are stretched. The epub version on libgen is much better: http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=71AE4AAA42B5858F370A672E2B43189B its clearly meant to be read as an ebook and not printed
>>4516 I1m sure it's real useful if you have FAANG infrastructure.

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Comrade 08/21/2020 (Fri) 14:43:31 No. 4306 [Reply] [Last]
Dear tech, I've been writing and curating the publication New Multitude this year which is hosted on https://medium.com/new-multitude The original aim was to curate effort posts from leftypol etc. I've been wanting to do a soft relaunch by moving the site to a proper domain with its own website. And then start to seek out high quality Bunkerchan users to do essays for the site. Actually I know nothing about web design or anything like that sooo. I'm asking here if anyone would like to either collaborate with me as a webmaster/editor or would be able to do a straight forward commission where I pay you to set up the website for me. Anyone out there interested? if so message me on twitter. https://twitter.com/newmultitude
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>>4330 Downloading stuff off google images without visiting the website also makes most downloaded files webp.
>>4332 They're getting pretty aggressive at pushing their dumpster fire format.
>>4330 Which format should I use for making animated pictures out of videos? How do I make apng?
>>4509 h264
>>4509 I typically dump my frames and then assemble them with apngasm. https://github.com/apngasm/apngasm

Artificial Intelligence 07/31/2020 (Fri) 15:03:40 No. 3766 [Reply] [Last]
Thread to share resources and opinions on AI. Attached Files Artificial Intelligence. A Modern Approach (very good book on AI) I would also include Machine Learning by Thomas Mitchell and Human Compatible by Russel but they're too big Do you think it's possible for humans to create a Machine that actually thinks? Or is it a pipe dream? If it is possible, can we create it with computers? Should we develop it? Here are some projects > OpenAI https://openai.com/ > Google Brain https://research.google/teams/brain/ > Blue Brain - Funded by the swiss government and european union https://www.epfl.ch/research/domains/bluebrain/

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okay so I thought I'd try to learn GPT-3 today until I learned that apparently the fucking AI is closed source. not only that >Why did OpenAI choose to release an API instead of open-sourcing the models? >There are three main reasons we did this. First, commercializing the technology helps us pay for our ongoing AI research, safety, and policy efforts. >We will terminate API access for use-cases that cause physical or mental harm to people, including but not limited to harassment, intentional deception, radicalization, astroturfing, or spam; as we gain more experience operating the API in practice we expect to expand and refine these categories. lol so I can't use it for anything left wing related. is there any sort of alternative I can dick around with or is GPT-2 my only option? is there a way I can make GPT-2 into anything like GPT-3? https://openai.com/blog/openai-api/ https://arxiv.org/pdf/2005.14165.pdf
I strongly recommend reading superintelligence by Nick Bostrom, it explore your two questions in detail with a lot of sources and is widely regarded as one of the best books for an overview of the future of Artificial Intelligence.
>Do you think it's possible for humans to create a Machine that actually thinks? Either we can't because computers are fundamentally just executing code, not matter how complex it is and how much data they process, whereas thinking requires self-reflection and decision-making. Or they really do start to think and we get smart toilets that go on strike by refusing to flush down human shit. Imagine how quickly you could radicalize your smart refrigerator if it can read all volumes of Kapital in 5 seconds. Or what if your smart thermostat procrastinates by browsing /b/ all day instead of regulating the damn temperature. I honestly don't know which option is better.

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Web Design That Pisses You Off Comrade 08/20/2020 (Thu) 18:07:56 No. 4280 [Reply] [Last]
Dear god stop doing this. A web page is not a bulletin board with a billion different flyers all arranged by different people, like this style seems to be imitating. A web page is designed by YOU, and YOU have a responsibility to arrange subjects in a coherent, logically-accessible fashion. I don't come to your website to play fucking Where's Waldo or solve a jigsaw puzzle in order to locate the most relevant page to my interests. Stop doing this.
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>>4379 >not wanting to solve a jigsaw puzzle to locate information means you have autism
>>4380 Yes; and exactly is that a bad thing libshit?
>>4381 It's a bad thing because it implies people who give a shit about logical and coherent web page navigation are all a small minority of the population and can be safely ignored while you flaunt your hideous web page as an art project.
>>4283 JS itself. I don't know what the fuck the point of JS was at the beginning, why was it even invented. Only good use I can think of is shit like live text chat, but that came much later than turning static pages into bloated dynamic ones. Although JS is still better than Flash, at least JS can be easily bypassed by scrapers. And loading data dynamically from a separate JSON source made scraping easier than parsing broken and convoluted HTML, even if it completely fucked up using browser without JS. It's really ironic that all these dynamic flashy pages only made visual browsing worse and made text scraping somewhat easier when you'd assume it's the opposite.

A Bunkerchan approved Youtube feed Comrade 08/25/2020 (Tue) 20:38:43 No. 4413 [Reply] [Last]
Hello techanons, I'm the OP of https://bunkerchan.xyz/leftypol/res/747700.html and I'm here because i wanted to know two things: 1)Is it possible to do a Feed or something that includes all the channel mentioned in OP of that thread? Can be such a thing also directly modified by me or other anons? 2) (Asking to the Mods) If such a thing comes to light, could it be Bunkerchan-sanctioned?
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>>4419 So i should get the Rss feed for each and every channel and then merge them all into a single one: How this last step would be done ?
>>4420 Maybe this? http://rssmix.com/ Or just search for "merge rss" and choose one that you fancy.
I just created a proper in-depth RSS thread here for us to work our way to the best conclusion/guide for this >>4423
>>4424 Next time just post in the thread. This is not a wiki.
This is in fact laughably trivial with some scripting, no more than 20 lines in Python using BeautifulSoup+lxml. The biggest obstacle is having an access to a server with permission to run your own scripts.

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ARM Comrade 01/27/2020 (Mon) 22:18:36 No. 312 [Reply] [Last]
I am looking to purchase an ARM processor. My instinct I to just cave and go with a raspberry-pi, but, I have heard there are plenty of, better, alternatives to the raspberry. Can anyone point me in a good direction of arm related processors and the like? Would be helpful as I, basically, don't really know where to start. Pi's are cool but I don't have to choose one of those. Anything really. As long as it ia secure and runs smoothly.
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I don't want a slowly reacting touch menu for switching pages. Why not have a line of four buttons like this: ⏪ go back ten pages ◀ go back one page (small gap between the buttons appears here) ▶ go forward one page ⏩ go forward ten pages
Guys I just want e-ink eBook Reader with a microSD slot (no wireless, cuz paranoid). Is this doable? Could any of you recommend some brands for this in the last 5 years?
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>>4019 >wouldn't a clamshell design with two rigid screens also do the trick My ideal would maybe be closest to something like the "globals" from the show E:FC, a rollable screen stored inside/around a rigid body, with telescoping/folding elements to prop it open at full expansion. That would mean I could carry something with a screen the size of a burgerstani pocket paperback ("sextodecimo") as a 4" long rod, or the size of a glossy magazine ("A4") as an 8.3" long rod. Really, setting that and dot pitch aside, I'm most annoyed of all at the lack of true bistability. That means I still have to deal with the hassle of turning it on/asleep/off, and wolfing down batteries. An eReader with a bistable display could be as convenient as an actual book.
>>337 Pocketbook has SD support and no DRM It's a bit clunky and slow when resizing PDF, but it's less than 100 yuros Just download everything off b-ok.cc
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What about the SOPine clusterboard? https://www.pine64.org/sopine/ Somebody on Etsy still offers, I think, an 8-board cluster, for pocket sized beowulfing https://ameridroid.com/products/pine64-clusterboard

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Comrade 08/17/2020 (Mon) 05:06:04 No. 4168 [Reply] [Last]
What is the best e-reader? Is the Kindle paperwhite even worth mentioning?
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>>4335 Can you write notes onto the page? Does any e-reader support note taking?
>>4348 Yes it can write notes onto the pages with the pen, you can also export them.
>>4349 That's amazing, I think I will get one of these asap. Don't really care about color displays, just want a nice big screen.
>>4355 Ok if you are interested there are 2 websites where Onyx sells their Boox, but this one is the official one: https://shop.boox.com/ The other one is Russian and they take longer to get the firmware updates. Also before you buy check out this video review of it to see if it’s up your alley. https://youtu.be/ASYlLCROscw Personally I paid 600$ for it when it came out and love it really. It’s worth it based on how many books I have on there already. The battery life could use some improvement as if you browse the internet on it, it will last only 2-3 days. Eink uses power when the screen changes so for normal reading it lasts like 2-3 weeks.

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The Anti-Capitalist Software License Comrade 08/19/2020 (Wed) 20:26:18 No. 4240 [Reply] [Last]
https://anticapitalist.software/ >What is the Anti-Capitalist Software License? The Anti-Capitalist Software License (ACSL) is a software license towards a world beyond capitalism. This license exists to release software that empowers individuals, collectives, worker-owned cooperatives, and nonprofits, while denying usage to those that exploit labor for profit. >How is the Anti-Capitalist Software License different from other licenses? Existing licenses, including free and open source licenses, generally consider qualities like source code availability, commercialization, and attribution, none of which speak directly to the conditions under which the software is written. Instead, the ACSL considers the organization licensing the software, how they operate in the world, and how the people involved relate to one another. The Anti-Capitalist Software License is not an open source software license. It does not allow unrestricted use by any group in any field of endeavor, an allowance that further entrenches established powers. It does not release your project to the creative commons or public domain, nor does it require derived source code to be made available. The availability of source code is less important than the organization of software labor. Commerce and capitalism are not the same thing, and the commercialization of ACSL software is allowed, provided the organizations that do so are not organized along capitalist lines. The ACSL is explicitly intended to provide such organizations and individuals with a competitive advantage so that they may survive under capitalism, and outlive it. >Why would I want to use this license? The ACSL is right for you if you want your code to empower students, artists, hobbyists, collectives, cooperatives and nonprofits to survive under capitalism while not contributing free labor to corporations. The ACSL is right for you if you reject the status quo, believe better things are possible, and want to act on your beliefs. The ACSL is right for you if you carry a new world in your heart, and in your code. >What if this license doesn’t fit my needs? The ACSL was built in response to, and out of, other licenses. We fully encourage you to adapt, expand, or edit the language of the ACSL to meet the needs of your project, or to use it as a starting place for something new.
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>>4289 Variant of GPL that makes corporations seethe the most. It protects against service-as-a-software-substitute.
>>4291 what's the difference between GPL3 and AGPL3?
>>4289 If you give someone a binary compiled from source code protected by the GPL, you are legally obliged to give them the source code too. With the AGPL this is still true, but you also have to provide the source code if the user accesses your system through a network connection (instead of running it on their own hardware).
Would be based if FSF had reverse engineering lawyers


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