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Artificial lakes projects Shaytan 08/04/2020 (Tue) 02:11:38 No. 3840 [Reply] [Last]
Does filling basins up with freshwater count as /tech/? I mean it's all there, engineering, math, science, construction, hydroelectricity, irrigation...
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Big basin in turkey
>>4294 Yeah and it's full of plants and animals that already thrive there. Maybe don't obliterate them with a geoengineering project whose consequences you can't fully grasp?
>>3974 Your math is off. 110,000 m3/d is not 110 km3/d. It's only 110 ML, which is enough to grow 22 ha of vegetables or 10 ha of rice for a season.
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>>4295 >Maybe don't obliterate them with a geoengineering project whose consequences you can't fully grasp? I wasn't put in this story to represent pure sanity.
Can mods move this thread to either >>>/hobby/ or >>>/edu/, depending on where it fits best? I think it would be better off on one of them.

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Comrade 09/01/2020 (Tue) 19:49:33 No. 4554 [Reply] [Last]
I need to recover deleted data from a hard drive that was formatted twice. Is it possible?
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>>4572 That is usually due to file system corruption or a crash before sync. Is your hard drive failing? Post the output of the following command (use sudo if not root): # smartctl -a /dev/[drivename]
>>4573 Is there an equivalent for flash drives? I checked SMART on the HDD recently and it was fine. I'll check again tonight. I think that the corruption might have happened during a data transfer to a flash drive. Sorry that I wasn't clearer earlier, I'm kind of in a rush.
>>4575 Depends on the flash drive, but not usually. A failed flash drive usually produces read or write errors, so you can try running badblocks on it after the data is off.
Also, test your RAM.
>>4572 test with foremost and see the result.

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Comrade 07/15/2020 (Wed) 17:40:47 No. 3425 [Reply] [Last]
Can I see your home screen?
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>>3690 Right side
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>>3691 Left side. Had to spam it like this because phoneposting wouldn't allow multiple files
Oh God oh fuck hopping phone images is even better than hopping distros, its like distro hopping but with an actually important device How the fuck do I clean myself from google services? It seems insurmountable, I installed clean lineage with nanodroid so I could spoof the playstore to get some non fdroid apps but I can't get off of gmail and my proper youtube account, it seems insurmountable setting everything back up on non google shit
Slowly deglowing myself,google is almost removed,fb messenger is a bit of a sticking point with my tech illiterate friends though
>>3426 why does the samsung choccy font feel and look so comfy

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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.

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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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