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#1001 2018-06-23 08:57:54

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Re: Cool Random Internet Stuff

johnraff wrote:

Check where your favourite news source fits in:
Media Bias Chart

i like it, but...
ironically, the site is called allgeneralizationsarefalse, yet a chart like that can only be a generalization, and biased in itself.
thankfully it comes with an accompanying article.
reminds me of the old saying "There's a million ways to divide the world in two halves".

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#1002 2018-06-23 09:19:11

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Re: Cool Random Internet Stuff

ohnonot wrote:
johnraff wrote:

Check where your favourite news source fits in:
Media Bias Chart

i like it, but...
ironically, the site is called allgeneralizationsarefalse, yet a chart like that can only be a generalization, and biased in itself.
thankfully it comes with an accompanying article.
reminds me of the old saying "There's a million ways to divide the world in two halves".

Agree, and there are only English 'news' outlets in the chart.

But as a listener/reader of material from BBC, Reuters and The Economist I can pat myself on my back and feel good. :-)

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#1003 2018-06-23 09:29:25

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^ well in a very generalised way, i think it's good to listen/watch news from all corners.
the chart might help with that (a little).

...
just yesterday i looked up the "trump & children in cages" hype(*) on youtube, and deliberately watched videos that i felt a little aversion to, even fox news and some super- rightwing home dad youtuber rant. it's good to do so, and thankfully most of these youtube articles are very short.

(*) yes, there's a hype, but that doesn't mean that the protests are wrong.

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#1004 2018-07-09 10:16:15

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#1005 2018-07-09 13:57:34

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earlybird wrote:

seems a bit USA-centric.
Like many dystopian articles nowadays.
We must stop the habit of assuming that these things somehow automatically apply globally.
The USA are neither the largest nor the richest (*) country in the world, and arguably not the most influential either.

(*) there are several methods of measuring this, and the USA is top in only one of them.

but it's an interesting article.

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#1006 2018-07-21 17:50:41

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Just discovered, bunch of (good quality) fun linux pictures:

https://linux.pictures

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#1007 2018-07-21 19:36:52

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Everything is alive.
Absurd in the best possible way.
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#1008 2018-07-23 08:15:30

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Type the word “dog” into Google Translate 19 times (use copy/paste), request that the nonsensical message be flipped from Maori into English, and out pops...

Try that in Google Translate before reading the article:
http://ow.ly/KEJr30l4mRy

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#1009 2018-07-23 08:43:17

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I have to read the article later but I tried translating "bar barbar bar bar barbar" from Swedish to English and got nonsens. It does mean "naked savage carried naked savage".

So much for machine learning and AI.

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#1010 2018-07-24 03:12:27

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^^ Reminds me of Dirty Hungarian Phrasebook.

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#1011 2018-07-25 21:19:16

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I tried "bar barbar bar bar barbar" from Swedish to English in the opennmt.net project translator and it gave some hints with bar=bar, bära=carry, barbar=barbarian, but did not show anything just "bar bar bar bar bar bar". Deepl is also a good translator, but has a limited number of languages. So far did not find anything better than opennmt.net.

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#1012 2018-07-25 23:35:48

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 25 Jul 18 @ 20:28:52 ~
   $ swen bar
2 definitions found

From Swedish-English FreeDict Dictionary ver. 0.1.1 [fd-swe-eng]:

  ‐bar
   ‐able; ‐ible

From Swedish-English FreeDict Dictionary ver. 0.1.1 [fd-swe-eng]:

  bar
   bare; naked; nude
 
 25 Jul 18 @ 20:29:00 ~
   $ 

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#1013 2018-07-26 08:37:38

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The Maori thing seems to have stopped doing it. Maybe they patched something, so you might as well just read the article. It's pretty weird anyway, and some of the things in the linked reddit page still work.

For example, try setting the input language to Somali, paste in multiple

oo

and watch the English output pane as the number of oo's increases.


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#1014 2018-07-31 07:15:47

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martix wrote:

Just discovered, bunch of (good quality) fun linux pictures:

https://linux.pictures

there's some super funny stuff in there, but it almost drowns in all the other, unfunny fan stuff...
i liked: https://linux.pictures/projects/welcome-to-linux-park
and this seems to hit the nail on the head (how good am i translating idioms from my mother tongue? i hope you get my meaning: it describes the situation perfectly): https://linux.pictures/projects/kali-li … me-picture i want to edit this into a pixel art version to be used on forums etc...

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#1015 2018-07-31 12:17:39

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"Hit the nail on the head" is perfectly the correct expression.

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#1016 2018-07-31 15:06:06

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^ thanks, good to know.
and here it is:
kali-play-demo.png

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#1017 2018-08-18 15:58:02

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Glenn wrote:

Greetings lab rats, hope everyone's doing well smile

Came across this and thought you fine folks may get a kick out of it...

Muppet Character Beaker found on Mars

Yes saw that and it's pretty funny indeed!


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#1018 2018-08-18 17:54:40

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^ new default wallpaper? big_smile

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#1019 2018-09-28 07:12:02

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Two search engines for code (mainstream searches all strip out the special symbols):
http://symbolhound.com
http://stackse.com/
The latter only searches StackOverflow atm but even that's useful.


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#1020 2018-09-29 05:48:02

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^ do you have some usage examples?

when i search for error messages, i learned to strip out special characters (mostly colons ':') because they might get misinterpreted.
once or twice i wanted to search for an environment variable that starts with a $, but that would also need to be case sensitive then.

beyond that... search for code snippets?

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#1021 2018-09-29 13:30:06

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An example: search for

bash . ..

in google, you get nothing. with the SymbolHound search, it returns hits on the use of the "." and ".." in cli shells.

(When I was first trying to learn the C# language around 10 years ago, google would ignore the "#" when used in the search field, but I see that's fixed now.)

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#1022 2018-09-30 04:51:33

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ohnonot wrote:

^ do you have some usage examples?

Yes, I landed on those sites because I was trying (failing) to use a POSIX character class [[:word:]] in a bash regex comparison. Regular search engines come back with things like Microsoft Word. StackOverflow's built-in search is no better. neutral

Two days ago stackse.com gave me something like "some people find bash does not support [[:word:]]", but now the site seems to be broken... roll

( Anyway [[:alnum]_] works OK. )


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#1023 2018-09-30 07:08:00

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johnraff wrote:

I landed on those sites because I was trying (failing) to use a POSIX character class [[:word:]] in a bash regex comparison.

oh yes of course!
that makes a lot of sense.

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#1024 2018-10-02 15:32:14

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Put a Dr. in front of your name for $20.

https://getordained.org/ministry-suppli … ity-degree

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#1025 2018-10-02 16:18:07

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Or write computer science paper whitout breaking sweat for free:
https://pdos.csail.mit.edu/archive/scigen/
/Martin (one PhD is enough for me)


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