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Waas CRT picture significantly better by the color profile and also on speed, compared to flat monitor technologies which there are several of them?

Have we simply forgotten how great CRT:s were by picture quality? I doubt anyone here has used CRT:s since 2005 or something, they were so bulky and inconvenient by the space they occupy that people simply got rid of them immediately when flat monitors dropped in price to the same level as mid range CRTs were before.
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>>68181905
Yes. They were better at a few things, and held a lot of "pros" when considering a single package, but they also weren't created equal meaning there were crap CRTs, and good CRTs.
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I still play games and watch anime on crts all the time. i have a small collection. people have bad memories of 60hz flicker, bad geometry, lugging heavy weight, etc. a lot of them had cheap ones too. i don't know too many people who remember them fondly, even though some were wonderful. i highly recommend getting a mid to high end one and playing ballsticng on it. my dell p992 can do 800x600 170hz.

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What are you working on, /g/?
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>>68181940
It's not jumping through hoops. And because I like my programs stable and predictable, without run-time errors.
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What is a job where I can use either C or Python. I am mostly interested in working with Linux or something and getting better knowledge of algorithms from practice because learning it in school didn't really do it for me. I'm a third year CS major looking for an internship. My grades aren't the greatest but I go to a top school for CS
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>>68181891
That's a Haskell problem, where the IO monad is for a hell of a lot more than just input and output. It would be easy enough (if a bit mind numbing) to create your own monad with just getChar and putChar as primitive operations, rewrite some derived operations, and then interpret it in IO at the top level.

>>68181940
>cheating if you do
>jumping through hoops if you don't
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Is there any reason to use JavaScript over TypeScript?
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>>68181975
install Elm.
typescript can't enforce totality.

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>1998 + 20
>people still use this
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>>68181672
at least he's trying to use his legs instead of sitting on his ass in front of a computer screen
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>>68180629
>your thumb is a smaller and infinitely more flexible instrument making it far more precise
huuuwhhhhhhhhat. even if that was remotely true, its not just your wrist when you use your wrist, its your entire fucking arm that gets used when you use "your wrist"
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>>68181720
he cracked 6 ribs and got a concussion. he spent 9 months in the hospital
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>>68181438
Sports require physical prowess you dumb neckbeard
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>>68180303
It's 20 bucks poorfaggot

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So my Corsair K65 just took a massive shit after 4 years strong. Recommend me some good compact keyboards that are similar. I'm not looking to drop $150 again.
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>>68181345
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>>68181711
>that long link

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01LZ39IUF

Everything after the question mark is unnecessary.
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>>68181903
tmyk
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http://www.pckeyboard.com/page/product/SK720C
buy this for 10$ and youll be set for life as long as your computer has a ps/2 port.
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>>68181969
It's hard to go back to rubber domes once you've felt the bliss of mechanical switches.

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sup poozenfags, how jelly are you of my new I9 9900K RTX 2080Ti ultimate gaming build.
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>14nm
into the trash
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Post them /BST/s bitches, old thread 404d
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>>68181863
>mocks people on 4chan
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>>68181881
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>>68181877
goat mouse
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>>68181789
fag
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dock and monitors just came in the other day, upgrading the desk asap

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>Create a parts list
https://pcpartpicker.com/
>Learn how to build a PC
Search youtube for a guide for your socket

Want help?
>State your budget & CURRENCY
>List your uses; eg Gaming, Video Editing, VM Work
>For monitors, include purpose and graphics pairing
>NO Speccy. Use HWinfo

CPU
>Athlon 200GE - Bare minimal desktop/gaming
>R3 2200G - Light gaming(dGPU optional)
>R5 2400G/i5-8400 - Consider IF on sale

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Using flare x ram on x470 taichi with a 2600x.
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>>68181876
>paid someone to do something you can do yourself
loser.

>>68181870
go AMD, this looks like a budget build. amd is more budget friendly.
>AMD rx 580 for same perf but less cost.
>amd 2600x or 2700.
>240gb ssd minimum,
>buy a less shitty case,
>cd drive is not worth it as windows 10 comes on usb.
>go mATX because ATX is a waste of space\

if you have any more questions let me know.
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>>68181912
It's not that it's hard, it's that my autism causes me to stress about every little thing that I think might or could co wrong and I have to constantly re-check and re-do things

>>68181918
>not having disposable income to be able to pay someone to do something for you to make your life easier
Do you have the same attitude towards house/yard/car maintenance?
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>>68181918
What about the ryzen 1600? Isn’t that cheaper still for similar performance? Or am I missing something
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>>68181967
you don't have autism you're just a little bitch

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what are the limits of air cooling?
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4.99999GHz
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>>68181813
Theres probably a specific heat and unit area that when surpassed conventional materials will fail no matter what configuration. No amount of heat pipes, no number of fins, no amount of raw thermal mass will be enough. Eventually you have the die heat itself up faster than it transfers heat into the contact surface area of the heat sink attached to it.

Air cooling would have more headroom at the extreme high end if we had a material with higher thermal conductivity than copper and aluminum.
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limitless, just blow air faster to remove more heat
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there is none, ultimately all your fancy water cooling and sub zero rigs are air cooled

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>check wifi
>FBI Surveillance Van
>C-4 Detonator
>Dave's Wi-fi!
>Dave's Wi-fi! (Guest)
>BillWiTheScienceFi
>Linksys04729
>Skynet
>HP-Printer-Officejet Pro 8610
>McDonald's™ Free Wi-Fi

Every time. Why do normalfags have such unfunny/bland taste in WiFi names?
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>>68181932
it's fair to assume someone who doesn't know how to change their SSID is using windows
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>>68181942
Yep.
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>>68181899
>he thinks he's original and clever
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yawn

What is the purpose of a global menu? I always hear how they give you more screen real estate, but that's not true. It takes up no more space than a window-bound menu, and if an app has no menu then it becomes literal wasted space. Seems really unpractical to me.
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>>68177791
ITT: GNOME devs try to temper expectations ahead of the removal of global menus
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>>68181412
Yea Gnome 3 was designed with touch screens as a priority. Even with 2 in 1 laptops, not many people really use the touch screen.
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gnome could actually be good with only a sidebar dock and hamburger menus for the apps, no need for the lame top panel
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>>68177791
You can't make sense of gnome 3.
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>>68177791
It prevents menubar redundancy when having two windows of the same program open and on macOS, it gives applications a space to run in when no windows open without crowding the system tray with a needless icon.

Also, it's super easy to mouse for. I don't have to think about its location at all, even when windows aren't maximized… just fling my cursor at the approximate horizontal menu location and it'll be there, don't even have to look. Instead I can keep reading or move my eyes to the next target while my cursor is en route. Additionally, the fixed locations of the open menu themselves takes advantage of our strong spatial memory capabilities.

I don't know about GNOME, but macOS has had an option to auto-hide the menubar for a couple releases now, so "it takes more space" really doesn't work as an argument.

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>3rd year in CS
>desperately need a 1 year break to do something else to put my mind elsewhere
>had to come up with some stupid reason to convince my uni to hold my studies, which they probably won't believe

How did you guys do it, how do you motivate yourself to study? I'm 26 years old and I'm getting older and older, and it's driving me insane.
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>>68181635
Huh, really...I guess US education isn't the only terrible one in the """modern world""". I don't blame you, or the students in the unis. I blame the system.
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>>68178169
>>68178202

Perfect wagies. Keep pushing that boulder up the hill buds.
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>>68181858
Yup, I'm not blaming anyone either. I've got the degree. I just need to learn how to code now :^)

thank you, learncpp
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>>68181768
Degree in Europe = high school in the developed world
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>>68181931
Oh neat, I graduated in holland

This book is such a meme
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omg, and the errata!
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thats not (((cracking the coding interview)))
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>>68181160
I too, was once in 2nd year
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x ← 0
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>>68181160
Good book. My professor was much better though.

I feel like a massive faggot. The surface book 2 seems to be the only computer that suits all my needs (except the shitty CPU), but I feel ashamed. It's basically a slightly better Mac in terms of design. I feel like a shill for wanting it. It's so fucking expensive. Are there any other alternatives that have the tablet ability, a GTX 1060 and pen input? I feel like such a faggot
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>>68181957
>I feel like a massive faggot.
>578EE2C8-DA98-4CBB-A050-6B680EE76075.png
That's because you are.

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Why has a decent competitor not been made yet? It's insane to me how PayPal can fuck with people's livelihoods.

>All of their support is routed to New Delhi
>They can randomly freeze your account and hold your funds for 180 days for no reason at all
>Cases and disputes are decided by poorly paid employees that don't even look into the case
>Support is like talking to a robot and no one even looks into your emails or why you called them

How has this company grown to be a billion dollar company and gotten away with what they do? I myself had my account frozen in 2014 out of nowhere. No reason was given and support wouldn't even talk to me. They just kept saying the "case was looked into". It wasn't until I Google'd executive numbers that I finally got someone who would look into the account. Turns out, employees do manual reviews of accounts every so often and mine was accidentally flagged for closure.

If I had never found that executive number, my account would've been gone. I wonder how many people that day went through the same thing but never reached out to an executive and lost their money.

It's fucking insane to me that a company can operate like this without repercussions and that a billion dollar company hires Indians. Indians are the most useless people on the planet.
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>>68178505
>It's insane to me how PayPal can fuck with people's livelihoods.
I don't work a shitty wage shitter job that depends on PayPal so maybe try that?
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>>68178505
>takes %4 from my sales
So when is ebay getting rid of these guys again?
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Alipay is where it's at.
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Come on anons.
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>>68180250
>don't use the regular jews, use the asian jews!
Retard.




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