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So I got an iPhone 8+ A couple of months ago and now and now it’s bent.

I took it to the Apple store and the guys told me it’s just a cosmetic damage

It’s dangerous? Can it explode?
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>I got an iPhone 8+ A couple of months ago and now and now it’s bent
stop wearing fucking skinny jeans you are not 14
Nice one fattie. Don't be so heavy next time.
A slow, progressive complaint culminating in a chimpout will get you a replacement. Apple is probably the most lenient retailer in issuing people replacements or free repairs.
you've been walking around with a fucking bent phone for over a year? how poor are you? do you live in India?
are you fugging me, apple won't touch it if it's bent, you can take it to a 3rd party repair place and they will have a special machine specifically to bend it straight again

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>if your code has more than 3 levels of nesting you're doing something wrong
is he right?
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What if I want to do tensor calculus?
if its a basic script then yes, if not then hes retarded.
for(i = 0; i > player_count; i++){//2
if( Is player on foot[i]){//3

That is 3 levels in itself, this shit would obviously be nested inside of something else that was nested inside of a whole fucking game. easily 10 levels of nested bullshit
There was that one time when Linus thought he was wrong but it turned out his initial assessment was right all along.
The context is purely about kernel development. You wouldn't do something like that in the linux kernel.
Unless you're writing some iterative method that requires it, yeah that's pretty asinine.

i run out of feet edition,
post some of you have them

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bump limit reached, so
feet or not?
70% anon, 70%
what 3rd party 650 cable are you using?
well then, new thread:
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What is the cutest computer?
What computer will get me headpats?

Post cute computers.
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Clearly you're Scottish.
nice and small, not sure about cute tho
The problem with this is the tiny .96" screen that only displays 16x8 characters with a decent sized font (8x8 including space between letters) or 32x11 characters with a shitty tiny font (4x6 with spaces between letters) that would likely make the screen hard to use.
Yeah, it needs a 3.5 inch screen at least desu.
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the cool thing about that one is it's oled and real cheap

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What is the easiest way to tell if assembly code is hand written or compiler generated?
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Total retard.
>hur what are compiler builtins and intrinsics
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Use of effectively nop instructions (such as
lea edi,[edi+eiz*1+0x0]
) for alignment purposes is one sign, I think.
repz ret
is another one which uses the repz to align the next instruction. Compilers typically use that one.
intelligently scheduled instructions that make use of architecture ports(such as having certain alu instructions "oddly" dispatched before others) tends to imply compiler usage

also nop alignment for cache lines
If you see any of the following, could be a significant indication, depending if you are looking at the whole or part of a program being hand-written...

Padding with NOPs
Using instructions in unusual ways
SIMD code
Virtual calls using tables
Identifying compiler strings
Code which looks like it came from other C code (e.g. c lib)
Bridge code
Stack protection code in subs
Access to sourcecode indicating it's hand-written

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So thinkpads aside because they're business oriented and I know you autists rave about those here, are there any decent and relatively cheap consumer laptops that exist?
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LITERALLY buy a used business laptop.
This. If you care about how it looks, try HP ones.
>recommending a HP laptop
the absolute state of /g/

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I am genuinely curious /g/ ... Is the idea that "because less people use *nix, people don't write viruses for *nix". Is this logically viable? Is this how actual virus makers think? Likewise, how likely is it for different distributions of GNU/Linux to get viruses.

pic unrelate

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cybrary.it has free A+ cert classes. Too bad they're a bunch of sexist pigs.

Does anyone have Kathie Miley's actual email address?
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Does that mean I shouldn't have completed their survey?
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I'm gonna start blaming all my problems on "gay black women."

Since "straight white males" is now a universally acceptable scapegoat, shouldn't it work in reverse?
Jesus Christ.
>muhh sexism
If you are a woman then gtfo from tech, make me a sandwich

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Would you grandma be able to install gentoo?
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Grandma died a month ago so no. Great aunt (her sister) died a year ago, maybe if asked a year ago. She was one of the first female IBM programing administrators for a good reason.
I wish
>tfw no qt albanian gf who is into FOSS
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would you design diverse communities with her?
Startpage literally just gives you the google results.

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i don't know what http://is2.4chan.org is or does (sorry), but it needs to die in a fucking fire. Fix this shit!

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Arch Linux
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works on my computer :^)
Blarg Binux
Legitimate question here. Lately, I've been considering making the switch. I've really enjoyed the last year or so I've spent with Ubuntu then debian, and just recently installed antergos. The installer for that, though, was a massive pain in the ass, and I had to do some grub style work that I'm not at all familiar with, plus some manipulation of boot/efi files.

Anyways, it got me thinking. I probably fucked something up somewhere, and it's a matter of time before it comes back to fuck me. Maybe this would be a good time for me to go about following the arch install process and move to the next level of computer competency. Plus, it would really be nice to be more familiar with my system.

My only concern is with day to day system maintenance. I'm not one to shy away from it, and I've certainly spent a good deal of time messing around and exploring with my other distros. However, I'm a graduate student, and I don't want to have some update pushed through that just totally fucks me out of nowhere. I also don't want to have to spend like an hour a week reading through forums to make sure updating won't break anything. So I guess my question is, assuming I don't get crazy with things and use this primarily as a work station, how much time/effort am I going to have to put in to making things not fall apart? Are there packages that can help manage that? Are catastrophes generally easy to avoid?

Like I said, I'm very interested in learning, and I'm more than willing to explore and fix things as they arise, and I've gone through more than my share of man pages. But this is also kind of a hobby for me, and maybe arch requires some level of consistent dedication that I just don't have the time or energy to commit. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
>But this is also kind of a hobby for me, and maybe arch requires some level of consistent dedication that I just don't have the time or energy to commit. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
On Arch since 2009, it took me about 6 months before getting the right configuration for me, including some automation of update for AUR packages. Maintenance has been pretty much effortless since then and Arch devs also made and less breaking changes since the introduction of systemd. It's actually very robust now despite the memes.
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I'm using this for a week and i'm really amazed.

The browser is fast, the ui is so functional and
is refreshing and has side tab too (not tree structured though)

I need to know how botnet this is because I'm starting to loving it
and would switch from firefox if not
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>Closed source botnet.
the main flaw
it IS open source tho, you're wrong
It's "open-source" but not foss.

You can't redistribute or modify freely.
While the other anon is uninformed you are acting like Lunduke confusing foss/oss.
>not tree structured though
Wrong. Use the "windows" side panel.
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Turns out we're both retarded. Click [V] icon, then "file" from any tab and export bookmarks.

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Is he right about the state and necessary future of software development /g/?
I'm not knowledgeable enough to judge.

My best summarization:
>The "30 million" refers to all the known/approximated code underneath your code/a software writer's code
>The problem with modern software and software development is that we are writing software on top of software (Operating Systems) instead of hardware, like back in the 80s and early 90s

>The reason for this is a mixture of hardware manufacturers not cooperating, laziness, and historical hardware experimentation which is no longer valid
>It's impossible to reliably test code because of the massive abstraction you're working above
>It's impossible to make truly performance or creative code due to API limitations/friction, and bugs
>It's possible for hardware guys to make an ISA for a SoC (which is a very likely future of PCs)....
>and this is what they should do so we can make software independent of the OS and all other software (if desired), or at the very least far more independent (memory given and taken from an ISA instead of the OS)
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You missed his point if you think he's railing against abstractions.
Muratori-Taleb-Kaczynski. They all have similar criticisms, applied at different scopes and to varying levels of extremity.

I recommend watching at 1.5x because unfortunately he sucks at talking.
This is why I'm waiting for Google's Fuchsia OS
how do i give someone reddit gold on 4chan

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>not owning a chromebook
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>using anything at all made by Google
I can't believe that some people can actually stand these things.
t. owns one
what's the cheapest one with full use usb c and 1080p screen/can play it without issue?
>last year+1
>not owning a MBP with Retina Display

poorfags stay poor
While mine was only 200 bucks I still regret falling for the Chromebook meme. I would've been much better off saving a little more and getting a 400 dollar laptop instead. I barely use mine at all.

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Newfig looking to upgrade from HDD to SSD. Is this any good or should I spend more?
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Micron is solid, Toshiba make even better drives for extreme workloads or environments but are harder to find.

Samsung can be hit or miss but the problems crop down the line, seems like they tune their firmware for benchmarks up front and then tighten the bolts later.
Well Intel pretty much only makes enterprise SSDs.
Agree. I've been hesitant to roll out SSDs at work but I'm all in now and these are all I run.

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