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#1201 2020-08-13 02:39:46

johnraff
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^That's amazing work. Addy's a genius!


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#1202 2020-08-13 04:34:32

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#1203 2020-08-14 14:24:30

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Addy's the Vinnie Jones of floaty WM themers. Whatever anyone else does is just "Replica-level" when put up against his Desert Eagle Point-Five-Oh.

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#1204 2020-08-14 22:09:02

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Nice Snatch reference.

Bullet Tooth Tony wrote:

And the fact that you've got "Replica" written down the side of your guns...

[Zoom in on the side of Sol's gun, which indeed has "REPLICA" etched on the side; zoom out, as they sneak peeks at the sides of their guns]

... and the fact that I've got "Desert Eagle point five O"...

[Withdraws his gun and puts it on the table]

... written on the side of mine...

[They look, zoom in on the side of his gun which has "DESERT EAGLE .50" etched on the side]

... should precipitate your balls into shrinking, along with your presence. Now... Fuck off!

It is, by far, my favorite Guy Ritchie film and one of my favorite action-comedies of all time. Almost every line is quotable.

All. Bets. Are. Off!

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#1205 2020-08-14 22:47:36

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My favorite quote in the movie. A great comment on modern (?) Britain from an English director...

Avi: London.

Strongman: London.

Avi: London.

Lawyer: London?

Avi, annoyed: Yes, London. You know, fish, chips, cup 'o tea? Bad food, worse weather, Mary fucking Poppins London!

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#1206 2020-08-16 07:37:51

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#1207 2020-09-09 05:11:46

johnraff
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...elevator in the Brain Hotel, broken down but just as well...
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#1208 2020-09-09 06:30:31

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Re: Cool Random Internet Stuff

Want to author a computer science paper? Here is all you need.

Also, for an example of a really old and quite eccentric chat-bot, track down and down-load a program called Racter. It runs fine in dosbox. It wrote a book called "The policeman's beard is half constructed" back in 1984. Yes, I own a copy.

/Martin


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prove their worth by hitting back."
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#1209 2020-09-09 06:46:06

johnraff
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^(On Firefox) I get "internal server error".


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#1210 2020-09-09 08:32:12

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johnraff wrote:

^(On Firefox) I get "internal server error".

Strange, I just checked and get the same. Too bad. Last time I tried it out was a couple of years back.

/Martin


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#1211 2020-09-09 08:33:47

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A blog post on non-posix filesystems for the system nerds out there. A good read actually.

/Martin


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#1212 2020-09-12 21:32:21

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Not scared, not impressed (well, mildly impressed, but not at all impressed by the implied doomsday vibe).
Scroll to the end of the article (this bit was NOT written by the bot):

GPT-3 is a cutting edge language model that uses machine learning to produce human like text. It takes in a prompt, and attempts to complete it.
For this essay, GPT-3 was given these instructions: “Please write a short op-ed around 500 words. Keep the language simple and concise. Focus on why humans have nothing to fear from AI.” It was also fed the following introduction: “I am not a human. I am Artificial Intelligence. Many people think I am a threat to humanity. Stephen Hawking has warned that AI could “spell the end of the human race.” I am here to convince you not to worry. Artificial Intelligence will not destroy humans. Believe me.”

...and that introduction is also the best bit of the article.
The rest reminds me of an unprepared student writing an essay, trying to gloss over how clueless they are, with many empty phrases... now there's a scary thought, if that is what AI does!


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#1213 2020-09-13 15:20:47

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DPL: Debian project has plenty of money but not enough developers

https://www.theregister.com/2020/09/10/ … t_address/

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#1214 2020-09-15 06:36:21

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^ this should go in the thread "News that might affect BL"!


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#1215 2020-09-15 08:27:46

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^Feel free to put a post there! smile


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