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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, use /wsr/ - Worksafe Requests or one of the following:
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 or by clicking on [Search]

Always check the catalog before creating a thread:

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>Not sure what private trackers are all about?
The mission of /ptg/ is to promote the highest possible standards of tracker service by providing members with opportunities for professional development, by recognizing technical competence through examinations and by advancing the interests of its members.

>Have a question?
FAQ https://pastebin.com/hrXxMHs9
WIKI https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers

Use >>>/g/ptg as a link to find the /ptg/ thread.

Remember the following:
>Staff occasionally read these generals and have posted here before.
>This is a thread for educational purposes only. Don't offer or ask for invites.
>Staff may pretend to be normal users asking for invites and when you invite them, they ban you for inviting strangers.
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>>62599407
stopwatchinggaysports.rip
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>>62599606
Is tennis considered a gay sport?
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>>62599618
no, tennis is ok
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>>62599648
oh ok nice
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>>62599648
what about hockey?

General:
>If your build isn't completely Poverty-tier, consider an SSD. Consider buying a large SSD for the price of an HDD + SSD, and saving 50$ next paycheck to buy an HDD
>If your build needs Wifi, you will need a Wireless Network Adapter. General rule of thumb is more than 2 antennas

If you want help:
>Remember, we're not here to build a PC for you, we're here to help you
>View this handy guide on picking parts
http://www.logicalincrements.com/
>Assemble a part list
https://pcpartpicker.com/
>If your part list needs a monitor, be sure to include information like response time, refresh rate, and resolution
>State the budget & currency for your build
>List your uses, e.g. Gaymen, Video Editing, VM Work
>Learn how to build a PC (You can find a lot more detailed videos on channels like Bitwit)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69WFt6_dF8g

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>>62599510

its not and i'm not sure how quoting a shill helps to back up your claim
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>>62599510
>Linus shill tips
you are friend of linus too?
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>>62599496
Custom
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>>62599442
>a bad psu is a good way to kill your build.
unless you're buying a literal no-name chink brand it literally does not fucking matter. almost all psus from well-known brands (even the budget ones) have protections to shut down in case if something happens and they don't spontaneously explode unless you really fuck up.
seriously you don't need a 650w gold psu for every build. your 450w bronze unit will do just fine, sure it will somewhat more noisy but it's not that big of a deal.
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>>62599496

Thanks, I'll have to find out about delivery conditions, I might go with the seasonic if it can beat amazon's deals with shipping included.

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Soap is technology

What is the best soap and why isnt it Dove?
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>>62599248
This anon is the true patrician.
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>>62599563
I never get that either.
Liquid soap isn't even more expensive I think.
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>>62599620
Sorry, yes. I definitely meant 'where'. I've spent enough time bored reading the ingredients list to notice SLS on literally everything.

Anglo here. Lots of chemicals are regulated and only sold through registered pharmacies, and only if you have a 'valid reason'. Can you just walk in and ask to buy it? Does it come as a solid block or some sort of liquid that needs to be mixed into a gel?
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>>62599197
But since we shower everyday we don't really need the best detergent that takes all the oil away from your skin. In today's world a soap that gets rid of enough dirt and oil to make you smell good without drying your skin is perfect. There are other even more expensive soaps that do the same so I think dove and a shower gel by Rexona (sensitive) are the way to go.
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>>62599650
I didn't mean buy it separately.
Buy any cheap hand "soap"...just don't buy real soap because only hipsters would do that.

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should you use inline comments in C or not?


my professor says we need to have an inline comment for every line so its easy to understand what is going on


is he a dumbass or is it actually good practice for learning C?
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>>62599380
tell ur professor that he is an old fart and you should do python
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It's so ur professor can grade your shit. In real life make a comment to explain a block of code, not everyline unless it's some tricky shit
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>>62599380
>comments
How would they increase my job security?
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>my professor says we need to have an inline comment for every line so its easy to understand what is going on

your professor is a dumbass, code should be mostly self-documenting with comments explaining why you decided to do certain not-so-obvious things
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>>62599380
you're being set up
the industry is about obfuscation. make your shit impossible to read so they cant steal your work.
if you make comments, people are just going to steal your work, make improvements (there are always improvements) and then sell it closed source. fucking you. it's always going to be a little bit better than yours because you help others understand and steal your work.

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People who actually work in tech, what does your typical day look like?
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This was my summer routine, will be starting this again next summer as I start full time. (Software developer at a small startup)

>Wake up, 8:00
>Go to work, I walk. 5 mins away, get there at 9
>Make coffee, settle in for the day. Check emails, Slack, etc
>Start working on my tasks for the day, usually start off with big project, fix bugs if struggling
>Lunch at 11 or 12, sometimes go out with coworkers. Lunch break lasts an hour.
>If it's Friday, meeting at 1:30. Only lasts about an hour, never too awful.
>After lunch, go back to working on project, occasional Slack posting.
>Go home at 5
>Make dinner, go to rock climbing gym with gf
>Come back, vidya until I fall asleep at about 10 or 11.
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>>62598539
>indian slaves.
i need to cop me some of those,
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>>62599032
oh you haven't heard the best meme of em all yet which i had at my old internship i had for 12 months.

>friday
>end of the day
>me and internship bro want to go home
>signal it to him by dabbing to him
>we are at the level of autism where we know what it means.
>hear the overly energetic sales person yell at us "alright guys, lets grab the sticky notes and head for the meeting room"
>fucking 7x2 meeting room
>atleast theres beer.
>everyone needs to write on the stickies what they've done this week.
each go up to the glass wall to put them up and tell about it like some sort of fucking show and tell
>literally have to hear sales people talk about that they made some sales bullshit that fly over my head.
>my turn comes up eventually

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>wake up at 6:30 am
>can't wake up
>wake up at 6:50
>leave house by 7:00
>arrive at work at 7:30
>check tickets
>shit post on 4chan until 12
>eat lunch
>shit post on 4chan 12:30 to 5:30
>go home
>shower
>watch some chinese cartoons
>fall asleep around 12:00 am
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>>62598337
>caffeine after mid-day

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macOS High Sierra (version 10.13) releases tomorrow, September 25th.

https://www.apple.com/macos/high-sierra/

Are you hype?
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>>62598995
>it's a /v/tard manchild who doesn't know what's he's talking about starts posting episode
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I have a 2011 macbook air from my lab that I sometimes use. Should I update it to use this or will it run like garbage?
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>>62593549
>tfw found some old magazines I bought talking about Snow Leopard and iPhone 4 the other day
>macOS is barely recognizable from that and completely different than the early versions of OS X I loved as a kid
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>>62599134
it's more of a big deal to people running hidpi displays, particularly 13" retina mbp. running quasi-software of intel integrated
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>>62593549
not at all

Thread about to die. Whats your next purchase? I'm gonna get new smaller monitors that can be vesa mounted
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>>62593946
>them noodles good?
They were indeed!
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>>62587752
10/10 comfy AF
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>>62596266
I have too much shit at the moment so I'm trying to sell off some of that soon.
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so many win10 users in this thread

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>tech guru
>hackathon
>rockstar developer
>...as a service
>the cloud
>"app"
>web developer= "coder"
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>>62599584
a cloud
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>>62599549
>start talking to people first cuz im the alpha in the room
>$22k a year
How's the /debtslave/ life, "Chad"?
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>>62599584
The dreams of angels?
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>>62599601
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>>62599602
parents are paying + im only going to 2 years to get degree
&
made tens of thousands on crypto this years so im gud

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In /csg/, we discuss the cheap shit you see on Gearbest, Taobao, AliExpress, Banggood, eBay and similar sites.

>IRC channel
https://qchat.rizon.net/?channels=/csg/
#/csg/ on rizon

>Discord link
https://discord.gg/bUJ3VGM

>Chink Shit Randomiser
http://chinkshit.xyz/random/

>Chink Shit Wiki
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Chink_shit_general


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>>62599509
that's cute.
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>>62599533
Looking like it's a middle aged man. No answer since I said I'm a guy. Oh well what did I expect.
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>>62599509
Ask for free shit in exchange of pics
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>>62599509
>you will never fall in love with a cute chink trap on the aliexpress messages
why live
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>>62599659
>Cute
>27
Traps cut off point is 20 you gay

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What does /g/ make of this

Facebook shuts off AI experiment after two robots begin speaking in their OWN language only they can understand

Experts have called the incident exciting but also incredibly scary

>FACEBOOK shut down an artificial intelligence experiment after two robots began talking in a language only they understood.

>The “chatbots” Alice and Bob modified English to make it easier for them to communicate — creating sentences that were gibberish to watching scientists.

>A robot expert said the revelation thatFacebookmachines had spoken in their own language was exciting — but also incredibly scary.

>UK Robotics Professor Kevin Warwick said: “This is an incredibly important milestone, but anyone who thinks this is not dangerous has got their head in the sand.

>“We do not know what these bots are saying. Once you have a bot that has the ability to do something physically, particularly military bots, this could be lethal.

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>>62598352
This.fpbp.
(reddit space)
They are shoving horsecrap into idiots' throats garnishing it with specific terminology to hide their bs.
The actual headline should be "ai bots failed and shut down"
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>>62598338
There is a huge "AI" hype going on right now. Same thing happened in the 80s with "expert systems".
Marketeers behind the hype machine will eventually move on to something else.
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>>62598338
>What does /g/ make of this
journalism is garbage
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>>62598562
Or it's just a feedback loop.
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>>62598338
>The “chatbots” Alice and Bob modified English to make it easier for them to communicate — creating sentences that were gibberish to watching scientists.
This is all supposition. Since we can't understand their "language" we have no way of verifying that it contains any information. It could be simply gibberish.

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So what backpacks does /g/ use?
What do you fucks use for your laptops?
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>>62599444
because we're not poor like you
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>>62599444
Because its more expensive buying cheap ones that die every year
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Anyone who carries around a backpack is either: homeless, homosexual, or a mommy boy. There is nothing you need to lug around with you other than a laptop and they make hand bags for that.
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>>62599444
because they're faggots or girls.
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ITT: Old /g/ related advertisements and what not
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>>62598673
i for one am glad computers/hardware are/is cheap.
couldn't afford it myself otherwise
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>>62583466
the good old days when you could use a nice female ass as a marketing tool without people gnashing their teeth and tearing their clothes
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>>62593421
>>62593321

In older times they all wanted tiny asses. Now they want huge asses and no quads.
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>>62599325
It's okay, anon. Asses never go out of style for long.
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>>62583466
>for hi-fi recording
>for super hi-fi
>for the best in type 1

what in the fuck is this scam?

This thread is about the appreciation of horology, as well as the micro-engineering and materials engineering that are required to make a fine watch, clock, or other timepiece.

>Required viewing for newbies:
https://youtu.be/_2J5phyd9J4

>Strap Guide:
http://pastebin.com/SwRysprE
>Watch Essentials 102:
https://pastebin.com/VBAu4Rwi

Previous thread:
>>62559988
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>>62599260
Not a huge fan of the 'A U T O M A T I C', but I like everything else about it better.
>>62599309
I'm sure it'd look fine, but I just like the feel of a smaller watch.
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>>62599260
i really want to like that but every time i see one of seiko's "burt" dials i cringe.
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>>62587100
How do I prevent all these scratches on my watch? I've inky had it for like 2 weeks and its already scratched to buggery. My other Chinese one which was a dollar cheaper didn't scratch at all.
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>>62599027
most seikos 6 bps eta 2824/myota 9015 8 bps
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Forgot pic

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>automation is going to make our life easier
what went so wrong?
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>>62594061
Dude, that's ETSII UPM
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>>62593442
That is only because you are not unionised. Programmers in Europe are unionised and get paid overtime. It has nothing to do with Automation if you do not even keep the union tech from the 1800s
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>>62597018

We are already there with the exception that we don't have UBI
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>>62599614
UBI is the carrot on the stick
libtards will beg and scream for it
conservshits will violently oppose it
forever

thats how the trick keeps on running.
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>>62593367
it was good until it became so good it replaced waged workers



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