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The /g/ Wiki:
http://wiki.installgentoo.com/

/g/ is for the discussion of technology and related topics.
/g/ is NOT your personal tech support team or personal consumer review site.

For tech support/issues with computers:
https://startpage.com/ or https://duckduckgo.com (i.e., fucking google it)
https://stackexchange.com/
http://www.logicalincrements.com/

You can also search the catalog for a specific term by using:
https://boards.4chan.org/g/searchword

Always check the catalog before creating a thread:

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"Fossils aren't good watches" edition
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>>48201780
Most watches in this thread are mechanicals that have second's hand moving at least 3 times in a second. There are watches that beat 10 times per second and seiko's spring drive offer absolutely smooth hand sweep.
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>>48201780
Seiko spring drive watches are perfectly smooth. So if you want perfectly smooth then this is your only true option.

There are other watches that can give a similar effect, like the tuning fork bulovas which appear smooth due to little pulses of energy from the tuning fork 360 times per second. There's also a bulova quartz that ticks 16 times per second.

Most modern mechanical watches will advance the second hand 6 to 10 times per second.
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>>48201780
Mechanicals generally tick six to ten times a second, more if you're willing to spend.
Some quartz watches also have high tick rates, but they eat batteries like candy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTI1qGxuvrU

Seiko's Spring Drive movement is genuinely smooth with no ticking, but they only use it in their ugly Ananta line and their expensive Grand Seiko line.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tj-ltX4wh74
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>>48201857
>but they only use it in their ugly Ananta line and their expensive Grand Seiko line.
and prospex

and credor

and galante

But yeah, it's never cheap.
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>>48196288
How do you fit a metal bracelet to a Ministry case without having a gap?

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your job pics.
go.
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>>48201280
Meh, as long as it works *shrug*.
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>>48193989
Isn't there a robot that could do this?
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>>48201917
Not yet.
And splicing almost always has to take place on site, not in an assembly line.
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>>48193114
This do ya?
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>>48194835
Yup, we've got one of those.

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Should i swap (sell) my Sapphire R9 290 TriX with an Asus R9 290 DC2?

I want to get the Asus because the warranty will be end at March 2017 where my Sapphire card warranty will be ended at March 2016. By this, i will get 1 year extra warranty with 0 cost.
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>>48201961
I thought the ASUS 290/290X really shity coolers, or have they fixed the problem where one of the heatpipes didn't even touch?
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>>48201987
Nope. They just bolted their Nvidia cooler on there and called it a day. It was never changed, and the card is hot and loud as a result. You'd be nuts to swap a Sapphire card for one.
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>>48201987
i have the r9 290 DCUII and while yes, one of the 5 heatpipes only makes half contact with the GPU die, i still only hit 75-80 deg. under full load
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>>48201961
Not unless you intend to replace the stock cooler.

DC2 is a fine cooler, but the design doesn't line up for AMD cards so the largest of the heatpipes doesn't even touch the GPU die.

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Old thread is kill. Post em boys

Also, new pic
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>>48201590
Not quite sure. My speedometer only goes up to 999m/s.
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Hello guys!
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>>48201646
Hejsan
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>>48200433
>tfw you have the same keyboard as streetguru
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>>48201876
Halloj!

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Would you upload projects that use the 4chan API on your github?
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Go outside and ask any random schmuck off the street if they know what 4chan is.
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No, I don't even upload video game related things because I don't want video game accounts linked to my IRL identity.
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There is a 4Chan API?

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You are now aware you were the last generation that will ever know what life was like without being connected to everyone all the time.

How does that make you feel, /g/?
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THE SADNESS OF DEATH IS ALSO THE JOY OF REBIRTH
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You are the last generation
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>>48201147
EMPs won't effect most small electronics. Cars will probably be OK, but long cables will be fucked along with whatever is attached to either end of those cables. Entirely possible that most LANs will survive EMP blasts entirely unaffected
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>>48200834
This. This really made me think, thank you for the good post anon
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Really good.
The hivemind can't come fast enough, I weep for all the time wasted in solitude.

http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/flagship-intel-skylake-s-core-i7-6700k-cpu-benchmarked.html

>Skylake only 5% faster than Haswell

Did we reach the limits of what CPUs can do?
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>>48201764
I have 4670K, life is pain, I can't cake my 3rd and 4th cores be stable at 4.5, I can get 2 out of 4 cores to 4.5 with asynchronous OC.
i don't want to rise voltage any higher, I already hit 80C in Prime on my Scythe2.
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>>48201937
Spouting memes without knowing the actual meaning of goyim
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>>48201934
Still running 2500k and no upgrade in sight.
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>>48201712
Next upgrade from my 2500k is going to be Zen. I knew Intel were going downhill when they released ivy
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>no OC numbers
>one nonsensical benchmark that doesn't show the big picture

Absolutely useless thread link OP

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Why do phone manufacturers obsess with these large screen sizes?

I recently got a shitty low end 3.5'' HVGA android for $60 to use as a backup device just to find that I prefer it on a day to day basis to my expensive 5'' device. It does most of the stuff I do on my larger phone flawlessly with the enourmous upside of being one-hand friendly. Even movies are quite OK, you hold it a couple of inches closer and the virtual screen size becoms the same. Didn't realise just how ergonomically awkward everything has become since I got this phone.

My dream device would be a midrange android phone max 3.5''-4'', max 62 mm width, max 115 grams weight, dual or quadcore, WVGA res would suffice, water and dust proof.

Am I alone in this world?

(Pic somewhat related, never owned an iPhone but I think the 5s is hits the upper limit for comfy one-hand usability.)
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>>48201916
Nigga you stupid
I've got a large flagship device, read the first fucking post.
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>>48201894
Some manufacturers do provide this, Samsung is one of them.
The phones aren't as high speced as their flagship models (because you can't fit as much in etc) but they are still quite good.

Apple will release a smaller phone in their 7th generation because they are retarded, giving three size options.
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>>48201821
my dream phone/specs

1) mid range pricing
2) max 4.7 " screen (IPS/Amoled)
3) gorilla screen protection alike
4) removable SD
5) Optional Dual SIM Variant
6) snappy UI, NOT lagdroid
7) Stable and fast locking GPS.

Is this too fucking much to ask in 2015?
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>>48201966
though all samsung's I can find that are not shitty specced are 4.3 and above, and that's on the large side imo.
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>>48201821
>My dream device would be a midrange android phone max 3.5''-4'', max 62 mm width, max 115 grams weight
like your dick

seriously, you can't even handle a 5 inch phone? lel fucking manlet. i man-handle my 6.4" sony xperia z ultra with ease. why are you even complaining, there are plenty of mini phones on the market for kids like you, no one is forcing you to buy a big boy phone.

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What was your first OS on YOUR own personal computer? (Not shared, parent's, etc.)
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>>48189588
Windows 95. Good times bro!
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Windows 95 I think.
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>>48198617
>quoting whole thread
>not shouting to whole 4chan MY DAD MADE A MISTAKE NOT BACKING OUT

XP SP1
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>>48189588
Emacs
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If I recall correctly it was slax installed on a 128MiB USB stick. It wasn't on my own metal but it was my first private OS because it held all of my config and data.

That shit was awesome.

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Who here runs Linux/BSD full-time as a primary desktop OS?

I have some questions for you:

1.) How many years have you been using it?

2.) Which distribution do you use?

3.) Do you play any games, if so which ones?

4.) What software do you use?

a) DM/WM:
b) Text Editor:
c) Terminal:

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>>48201568
>>48201617
Let me elaborate : the surface of antistatic bags may be conductive.

>>48201632
Anything as long as it's nonconducting.
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>1.) How many years have you been using it?
About 9 years, our high-school couldn't have Windows/Macs due to licensing issues - so we just used debian everywhere instead.

>2.) Which distribution do you use?
Linux Mint Debian Edition - I've done my fair share of distro hopping; mainly around the debian and debian-based region. I was looking for a distro system that would offer good support for Wacom tablets for digital art as well as friendly system that I was used to using to program.

>3.) Do you play any games, if so which ones?
Call this blasphemy, but I keep a boot of Windows 8.1 on this laptop for my collection of steam games due to the lack of Linux support for some older titles - I'm fine deleting the OS if all titles have support. (So far I would say it's around 60 percent).

For everything else, there's WINE and PlayOnLinux.

I also keep a variety of Emulators on both systems:

-DeSuME (Nintendo DS Emulator)
-Dolphin (Gamecube/ Wii Emulator - I even got the Wiimotes to work!)

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1. 1990
2. Emacs
3. dunnet, hanoi, doctor
4.

a) Emacs
b) Emacs
c) Emacs
d) Emacs
e) Emacs

5. http://sprunge.us/UFbi
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>>48201890
Epic :^)
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1. 16 years
2. Debian
3. No
4. (a) i3 (b) vii (c) urxvt. (d) vlc (e) Firefox

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Reading Material
>http://www.templeos.org/
>https://twitter.com/TempleOS
>http://terry.davis.usesthis.com/
>http://theisozone.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=46926
>https://www.reddit.com/user/RandomCodeWalkThru
>https://news.ycombinator.com/threads?id=losethos
>https://web.archive.org/web/20130221043405/http://www.sparrowos.com/files/ASU_Transcripts.pdf

Viewing Material (highly recommended)
>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdX4uJUwSFwiY3XBvu-F_-Q

Wiki
>https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php?title=Temple_OS


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ITT

find crazy people on youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fB0TzQV2H14
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>>48198418
Not really. A cosmic ray could modify the state of one bit and the result would be completely different.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CxgUz4YTWI

Just look at his flow of thoughts
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>>48201640
Is Carmack a nutcase too?
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>>48201802
He's brilliant...

In uni' I ended up being the top dog for 5 years without even trying.
I got a job as soon as I graduated, gotta repay the loan man.
For two years I became a code monkey.
Left job because I was getting nowhere.
Didn't work for two years.
Didn't not write a single line of code for two years.
Flip burgers for a living, and I enjoy it more than being a code monkey.
*sigh*
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>>48201981
You weren't meant to program.

Just because you're good at something doesn't mean you should do it for the rest of your life.
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This is the continuation of that "CS degree is for idiots" trolling, i guess?
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>>48201981
>*sigh*

You deserve it
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>>48201995
>Just because you're good at something doesn't mean you should do it for the rest of your life.
Yes, and that was an harsh lesson to learn.

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/dpt/ the best subreddit of /g/

computer science
programming
reverse engineering
software engineering

wat r u working on, anonchan?
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>>48201447
I know all about regie's ex's - luckily I got to them before his filthy ass.
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>>48201383
Just apply differentation/integration rules until done. I'm pretty sure it is O(n) for both.
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>>48201383
depends on what you're deriving/integrating. if it's a polynomial it's really simple
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>>48197569
>>48198254
i'm >>48198988
i'm pretty sure the field gravitates towards one point, so it'll be shaped kinda like a valley. you can skip ahead but you will still need to compare two adjacent points to determine the slope. like for a binary search you could check 50 and 51, and if 51 is lower than 50 you check 75 and 76, and if 76 is higher than 75 you check 62 and 63 and so on
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I'm trying to search a binary heap for a certain node. I'm having trouble finding a way to search the heap in better than O(n).

My first guess was to start at the bottom and break when the next item's score was lower than the one I'm searching for (the heuristic never underestimates the score of the node). But pic related (assuming red line is score of item) this turns out to be much worse than O(N).

How would /g/ perform this search?

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Hey /g/, I need help. I want to use my old iPod again, but it doesn't work. I think the audio Jack is broken since I can't hear anything when it's playing . Do you guys know how to fix, or how much? >inb4 Turn up the volume
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>>48200715
You're not a jackass anon , I was actually kinda was hoping someone would atleast say that . Yea , the limiter is pretty much all the way up. Well I guess I'll buy a replacement jack for it. Thanks anon!
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Happened to me with my 30gb video, had to replace the motherboard.
try applying a lot of pressure in the lower right corner
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Inb4 some autist on /g/ shills over the Zune because the iPod is from Apple.
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I had a broken ipod classic which made scratchy noises, replaced audio cable and nothing changed, figured the HDD was dead but by that time I had broken the (expensive) flimsy HDD cable. Be careful anon.
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You can buy new headphone jacks from ebay for like 10 bucks. They're a pain in the ass to install though, I've done it a few times.


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