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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:
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We know everything is from China, bla bla bla.
Just post your chink shit and move on.
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Regular OP seems to be dead so no news today.
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anyone ever bought any cheap point scales before?
http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Electronic-LCD-Display-scale-Mini-Pocket-Digital-Scale-200g-0-01g-Weighing-Scale-Weight-Scales-Balance/32363674024.html

are they at least roughly accurate?
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>>55283209
Why is it dying? ;w;
Are redmis fragile?
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>>55283168
look on /fa/
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>>55283242
yea they work, and are accurate. My roommate uses one and he was a weed dealer.
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Never heard of this before but suddenly aliexpress had an ad for it.. would it be worth it? I like Meizu's android skin.

http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Original-Meizu-M3s-Mini-MTK-MT6750-Octa-Core-Android-Smartphone-Metal-Body-Fingerprint-ID-1280x720p-5/2133067_32680945496.html?spm=5261.7900140.2169898.1.rAciwa

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Old thread: >>55274909

What are you working on, /g/?
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>>55283235
Are you Bjarne Stroustrup? Cause your language is shit.
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>>55283258
>>55283240
>>55283223
>>55283216
>>55283276

It's funny how these are slightly above 1 minute apart. It's almost like someone is samefagging to hide his immense butthurt.

>>55283276
It's obviously not.
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I made a small project for 4chan on node.js, but now I need something to host it on
What I need:
>free, fuck you, I'm not paying for you, fuckers
>node.js 4.4, so no openshift
>mongodb that doesn't require credit card, ffs, heroku
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>>55283145
It seems to be inconsistent at best, as on my IA-32 system, it's 4 bytes.
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>>55283278
Oh damn, I suppose you're right, it must be useless. Back to the drawing board, nobody will ever use it for anything or base anything on it.

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New benchmarks coming in show the RX 480 can't even beat a GTX 970:

http://imgur.com/a/3iTkS

https://www.reddit.com/r/pcmasterrace/comments/4pzcl1/xfx_rx480_unboxing_benchmarks/

See pic, the Fire Strike score is significantly lower than a 970.

This thing is just plain garbage, you can even buy some 970s for $200 right now.
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>>55283199
Your missing the point buddy the 480 is made for 1080p gaming for $200 its a steal, 1070/1080 is just overkill for 90% of people
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>>55281495
390X stock - 12547 gfx score
970 1418MHz - 12015 gfx score


But this is weird, the 970 scores are all over the fucking place, from 12k to 14k gfx score with a 100MHz clock difference


Yeah, no way I'm taking this benchmark at face value.
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LMAO ALL THESE NVIDIA SHILLS NOW PRASING THE 970 3.5 MEME CARD
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>>55283253
>over
at
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>>55283224
Your probably one of those fags that would choose a 2500k vs anything modern

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Is there an endgame for technology? like a 6inch 48 hour battery, 4k resolution, bezelless touch screen, with no bloatware, ability to customize, no branding, gorilla glass, 16gb ram, 6ghz processor smart phone is how long away? 5 years?
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>>55282982
Were definitely getting there. Maybe not 5 years but in the next decade OP's specs will be a reality.
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>>55282446
The endgame is continued planned obsolescence.
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>>55282446
Future generations will look pitifully at our tech atm. Some of them will post pictures of Dell XPS laptops and call them "comfy". Kids will look at the laptops and wonder how people back then could do without having AI that will make most of the work we do on computers today redundant. Maybe someone will remember this very thread and laugh at the thought that we once thought that the endgame in tech is a fucking 4k screen and a large battery. If you knew what's to come, you would laugh as well.


I wouldn't hope for "no bloatware" though.

I really wouldn't.
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stop posting that ugly cunt please
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>>55282446
>6Ghz
Yeah why isn't the new 22-core hyperthreaded Xeon clocked at 4Ghz like a decade old P4? Because clearly Hz is all that matters ,right?

Previous thread: >>55221331

IRC: #/tpg/ on irc.rizon.net

Other business laptops are also welcome in /tpg/ (e.g. Dell Latitude/Precision, HP EliteBook/ZBook).
----
If you're looking for purchase advice, READ THE BUYERS GUIDE FIRST. Then post, stating budget and requirements (e.g. size and performance).
Don't buy anything OTHER THAN T, X AND W/P SERIES if you want the Real ThinkPad Experience™

Recommended models:
T420 - 14", normal size
X220 - 12.5", ultraportable
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Why ThinkPad? (also applies to other business laptops)
>Used machines are plentiful and cheap.

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>>55282804
T430 is best performer if the 6 row isn't a problem. Ivy bridge is sweet, and HD4000 is a really good iGPU if you wanna use that.
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>>55282297
Bump please
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>>55282890
They're the same, just one laptop is 14 inches.
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Anyone ever had the issue of keyboard's fucking up and spewing out random strings on keypresses? My little sister's T410 had that problem and I'm just about to replace the keyboard. (a USB keyboard would work fine)
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>>55283175
I don't know about the keypress issue but if you were to just take out the keyboard and replace it, that wouldn't be too difficult.

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'i'm too lazy to think of a new edition' edition.

> Discord
last thread: >>55236763
https://discord.gg/0qLTzz5potDFXfdT

>IRC Channel
#/g/wdg @ irc.rizon.net
Web client: https://www.rizon.net/chat

>Learning material
https://www.codecademy.com/
https://www.bento.io/
https://programming-motherfucker.com/
https://github.com/vhf/free-programming-books/blob/master/free-programming-books.md

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>>55281566
Only thing I found in regards to looping and keyframes is that it helps to encode every frame as a keyframe.
top kek.
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>>55281566
Hmm. When I checked it out I remember it could barely talk to native ABI libraries due to the compiler and its runtime. Must've been quite some time ago, I don't remember the exact version.

I should give it another go. What do I need to become productive in Windows 8 right now? Since you're a Go fan, I have some questions.

The VCS-based imports were always confusing for me because its decentralized. What URL am I supposed to put in there anyway? My code is hosted in multiple places, I often have a public github repo and a private bitbucket one. What if the dev puts up mirrors? It feels like a completely irrelevant implementation detail was sucked into the language, making me make useless decisions. I would have appreciated a more symbolic approach that lets me import libgit2 rather than github.com/libgit2/libgit2. Why was it done this way

How do Go libraries work? Back then I couldn't figure out why. Everything seemed to end up as a binary blob running on top of Go's runtime. I love making tons and tons of libraries so I need to understand how it works. How does Go link its stuff together?

Do goroutines support actual concurrency or are they just coroutines? I remember asking myself that back then. I read about the runtime's allocation of code to threads or something of the sort, but never reached a conclusion.

They have a "rune" type. How good is the Unicode support anyway? "Strings are byte arrays" good? "We know the difference between UTF-8 and codepoints" good? "Our functions take locale into account" good? ICU good?

If I daemonize a Go process, can I expect it not to shit itself randomly and unfixably as is the case with unreliable bullshit such as Node.js


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How much AngularJS is written in bigger business applications? How hard is it to do that job?
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>>55281708
>What do I need to become productive in Windows 8 right now?
Most editors have some kind of Go plugin. https://github.com/golang/go/wiki/IDEsAndTextEditorPlugins You will likely want automatic formating on save and a linter.
Or, if you want a dedicated IDE, try https://github.com/visualfc/liteide

>What URL am I supposed to put in there anyway?
The URL of the website and repository. `github.com/libgit2/git2go` as an example.
>What if the dev puts up mirrors?
https://blog.gopheracademy.com/advent-2015/vendor-folder/
>Why was it done this way
To prevent naming conflicts. Any site that implements the meta info for go get to parse can be used directly with go get. This makes all repository URLs absolute and allows to easily refactor directory structure.

>How does Go link its stuff together?
Compiling a library produces an intermediary binary, which is stored in $GOPATH/pgk. This binary includes all of it's dependencies in it. When you link against this library, the compiler extracts the parts, which the dependant needs, and includes them in the dependant's binary. But my knowledge on the actual workings of the compiler is really basic.


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>tfw get a low paying work at home gig
>tfw after few days don't feel like working anymore
i thought it was going to be good /wdg/

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Another year, another loss for Argentina, based Chile Edition

Old thread: >>>/g//55275646


New to /ptg/? Have an inquiry? Consult the wiki or the PDF before asking redundant questions
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers
http://a.pomf.cat/ameuju.pdf
If you have a question check Google and if you can't find an adequate answer, ask here.

What.CD interview info: https://www.whatinterviewprep.com/ and the wiki

Various tracker IRCs and sites open for signup:
http://pastebin.com/dD3cqWKc


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>>55283250
>2 from emp 2 years ago when open signups
Is it just me or are the only ones who send troll letters pornography companies?
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>>55283248
I finally got around to listening to Emotion by Carly Rae Jepsen and it's great desu
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>>55283181
sent
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>>55283067
You can't frame people at all because the actual interviewer would not remember a fake person and you'd get fucked.

>>55283062
>15 USD
Isn't that under minimum wage? Interviewing takes ages.

>>55283173
Everyone likes music in some form or the other.

>>55283248
Skyhill - Run with the Hunted I had before the FL picks. Carbon Based Lifeforms I saw on /mu/ and they had some niceish tunes. (It's ambient)

>>55283193
At least one interviewer posted on WCD that they asked random questions at the end of the interview just to see what the person would answer.
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>>55283271
>>55283277
Thanks. I'll check those out.

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Startpage
>slow, but good results (uses Google)
>pays google for results
>cheap layout

DuckDuckGo
>fast, but bad results
>instant answers like Google
>owner has sketchy background
>hosted on Amazon servers
>affiliated with Amazon and eBay
>cute duck tho

What do you use, /g/?
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Why not use Google and problem solved. No need to be hipstery.
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I use startpage. It does everything I need it to do, which means I type in what I'm looking for and get relevant results.
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searx.me works like a charm for me, results are more or less good
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>>55283121
Ddg results dropped in quality significantly in the past month or so. I find myself forced to fallback to ixquick or plain google more and more.
Is this due to yahoo shutting down BOSS?
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DuckDuckgo is a cool idea and I like the bangs (!g, !yt, ...) but not so sure about the privacy indeed.

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-- PLEASE USE THIS FORM TO GET PURCHASE ADVICE --

>Headphone purchase advice
http://pastebin.com/fYZLW7Ub

Asking "Hey guys, what's your opinion on x?" is frowned upon.
Wireless is frowned upon.
Headset requests are frowned upon.
Noise isolation ≠ Noise cancellation
If you dislike a suggestion, try giving a better suggestion to whomever asked instead of going "hurr, x sucks"

>/g/ wiki headphone FAQ:
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php?title=Headphones

Last Thread: >>55244146
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>>55282820
I have the HyperX Cloud headset and i could definitely recommend it. This shit is super comfy (note that i have glasses and never got any pain in those), the sound is good but not too good (as expected from GAYMING headset). Overall experience is good.
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>>55282780
>more neutral frequency response
>SE215

Get an Ety ear dildo.
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>>55281314
save a bit more
beyerdynamic dt880 600
sennheiser hd 650
akg k712
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>>55282921
>>55282851
Compared to the T20i I meant, but aren't there several versions of the SE215, with one of them being somewhat flatter than the rest?

Anyway, one of the reasons why I'm also keen on the SE215 was for the detachable cable, now if there was an affordable metal constructed, detachable earphone then I would be totally over it...

Those Etys look (and I assume) sound good too, but seem to fragile for me.
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>>55283137
>aren't there several versions of the SE215
Do you mean the special edition?

http://en.goldenears.net/5982 | SE215
http://goldenears.net/board/5400159 | Special Edition

I think you previously mentioned that you lived in SA. If only you lived in SYD. To go to Minidisc and try audition the SE215 yourself.

SE215's have a misleading plastic build quality. I recall people accidentally stepping on their Shures and it breaking.

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yes
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laptop meme
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>>55278662
H110i GTX
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CPU@ 4.5

Haven't touched the card clocks
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>the last great android is now 3 years old
>Motorola is dead
>Nexus is now shit-tier

It's over
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Nexus 6 is only 2 years old though.
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>>55278217
Sony is fucking ded m8. Send my Z1 compact in for repair because water got inside and got a z3 compact back. it feels like shit in my hand and the Sim flap won't even close.

I miss my Z1
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Kek
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>>55277405
Nexus has been shit tier since the Nexus 5 m8
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Why do phones suck so hard now? It's all giant phablets n shit.

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what's an "okay" 1080p card?

>people buy AMD GPUs for budget builds usually because they're supposed to be better value
>reviewers test the cards with the most powerful cpu available to regular consumers like the 5960x or 6700k
>people buy the budget AMD card with a budget cpu
>people suffer horribly from AMD driver overhead

What's the point of AMD? They're no good in the budget end because of the driver overhead, and they're no good in the enthusiast tier because Nvidia flagships usually perform better.

When will they fix their drivers? Or will they just force dx12 down our throats instead?

If they fix their drivers, both on windows and Linux, they will be a viable option for many people who understand the issue and go with nvidia because of it.
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>>55282168
wasn't the beta using 4.5 on amd? then a hot fix made it work on amd?
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>>55277953
If I had an AMD gpu I wouldn't use the dx11 version just to be 'fair' to the nvidia gpus......
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>>55283196
no, they hot fixed 4.5 to 4.3 on AMD.

AMD just doesn't support 4.5 properly.
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>>55278762
this
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>>55281273
My 980m could do high/ultra settings hitting 75 and it's about 4 times more powerful. So I'm calling bull.

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Should I just get Windows 10 or is it better to stay on Windows 7 forever?
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I actually have a parallels install of 7, 8.1 pro, and 10 set up for the sole use of visual studio. just installed 10, and i'm in the honeymoon period now. how do i make this feel last forever, brehs?
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>>55282811
i should note that my windows 7 install takes 20gb, after i debloated it, my 8.1 install takes 14gb, but my windows 10 takes only 11gb. who would have thought?

i'm on an SSD, so i care about space a little
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>>55282737
>remove shortcuts from menu
>debloating
Wow
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>>55281587
Kill yourself.
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>>55283205
Obviously I was answering the second question


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