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by Naib
Wed Apr 21, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: Inserting flaws for reseach
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Inserting flaws for reseach

https://github.com/QiushiWu/QiushiWu.github.io/blob/main/papers/OpenSourceInsecurity.pdf resulting in: https://lore.kernel.org/linux-nfs/YH%2FfM%2FTsbmcZzwnX@kroah.com/ [These new patches] obviously were _NOT_ created by a static analysis tool that is of any intelligence, as they all are the result ...
by Naib
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:13 am
Forum: Programming
Topic: [python] best way to access an attribute
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: [python] best way to access an attribute

1) not really. Circuits are made up of subcircuits and most subcircuits vary between 2-10 components which is still trivial by hand. Even 30 isn't that hard, just takes longer... Insight into how a circuit works makes this quicker 2) the reason for "fancy python functions" is to ensure con...
by Naib
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: [python] best way to access an attribute
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: [python] best way to access an attribute

_m and _p are the calculated _minus and _plus with regards to worst-case maximum and worst-case minimum based upon a components tolerance, temperature coef and also aging. There are two sides of tolerance analysis 1) worst-worst analysis ... for this you literally need to understand a circuit and th...
by Naib
Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Entertainment and Media
Topic: Product placement in classic films
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Product placement in classic films

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56758376 Product placement is big business for movies and TV series alike, and items can now be added digitally to films and programmes both new and old. Fans of classic war flicks will know the scene - actor Steve McQueen revs his motorcycle furiously as he is ch...
by Naib
Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: How did Trump perform over the last four years?
Replies: 37
Views: 3044

Re: How did Trump perform over the last four years?

So Iran just announced it has obtained 60% enriched uranium ... You need 5-10% for power stations and you do NOT go from 5% capability to 60% in a few years... https://www.dw.com/en/iran-says-it-has-enriched-uranium-with-60-purity/a-57223079 So who still thinks that Iran was adhering to the deal :l...
by Naib
Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: UK Stuff
Topic: the demise of Quilliam
Replies: 2
Views: 75

Re: the demise of Quilliam

That's just mean :( my ARCAM finally died after 20years a few weeks ago and I couldn't afford to buy a new ARCAM so I had to settle for a DENON (at least a top of the range stereo receiver rather than a bottom of the time AV receiver)
by Naib
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: How did Trump perform over the last four years?
Replies: 37
Views: 3044

Re: How did Trump perform over the last four years?

So Iran just announced it has obtained 60% enriched uranium ... You need 5-10% for power stations and you do NOT go from 5% capability to 60% in a few years... https://www.dw.com/en/iran-says-it-has-enriched-uranium-with-60-purity/a-57223079 So who still thinks that Iran was adhering to the deal :lo...
by Naib
Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Other Tech
Topic: Cryptocurrency
Replies: 22
Views: 609

Re: Cryptocurrency

same here... The new Metro game is out for Linux and my aging gfx card doesn't cut it anymore... I havn't upgraded this part for at least 2 rebuilds so its needed now :(
by Naib
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Paris Climate Agreement
Replies: 121
Views: 4377

Re: Paris Climate Agreement

Trump was honest about the Paris agreement and the targets... one good thing of a non-politician Politicians lie and still do: https://www.eurointelligence.com/column/smokescreen If you took this target seriously, you would have to reform the Common Agricultural Policy. But the EU failed to do preci...
by Naib
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Other Tech
Topic: Two underpriced FPGA devboards
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Re: Two underpriced FPGA devboards

Interesting, I personally do not like Xilinx ... their toolchain and Errata's are bullshit. On paper their LUT's are the best and one single LUT can be configured to perform some quite complex stuff. I have a softspot for Actel parts (went downhill when Microsemi bought them, further downhill when M...
by Naib
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Gentoo/Funtoo Linux and Derivatives
Topic: Poettering: "Gentoo is to distributions what Bitcoin is to money"
Replies: 15
Views: 306

Re: Poettering: "Gentoo is to distributions what Bitcoin is to money"

antae wrote: Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:44 am It seems he attempted to joke that compiling ebuilds and mining bitcoins are both huge electricity consumers and heat waste producers
His coding wastes electricity and his talking produces heat waste, what's your point?
by Naib
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Gentoo/Funtoo Linux and Derivatives
Topic: Poettering: "Gentoo is to distributions what Bitcoin is to money"
Replies: 15
Views: 306

Re: Poettering: "Gentoo is to distributions what Bitcoin is to money"

Petty, sad little individual

Still mad Gentoo didn't jump to systemd
by Naib
Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: You're open to vax you say? How about Chinese vax?
Replies: 7
Views: 77

Re: You're open to vax you say? How about Chinese vax?

Or AH-CHO

Assholes helping Chinese Health Organisation
by Naib
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: You're open to vax you say? How about Chinese vax?
Replies: 7
Views: 77

Re: You're open to vax you say? How about Chinese vax?

i am still not sure about that vaccination. i mean there are no long term studies and to bet all at one horse might be Darvin Price award for the humanity. what do you think? There are and they are all shit. Sinopharm and Sinovac have the lowest effectiveness.. low as 50%. China have just announced...
by Naib
Thu Apr 15, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: UK Stuff
Topic: the demise of Quilliam
Replies: 2
Views: 75

the demise of Quilliam

This is a very sad and a very worrying thing... https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/what-the-demise-of-quilliam-teaches-us-about-britain-and-Islam Maajid Nawaz (former islamist but reformed as a voice of reason) founded the group to speak up against Islam in modern britain. Whenever criticism of Isl...
by Naib
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: The Meaning Of Life, The Universe And Everything
Topic: How many different symbols are in a binary number? (not two)
Replies: 21
Views: 314

Re: How many different symbols are in a binary number? (not two)

or a simple OOK approach That is just f=F and f=0 as to whether time is a symbol... I would say no simply because it is part of the criteria. I agree it is something that almost everyone doesn't appreciate (except those that have had to track down physical layer issues ;) ) It's just another example...
by Naib
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Entertainment and Media
Topic: Last film you watched
Replies: 94
Views: 6256

Re: Last film you watched

Self/less

Interesting film. Not fantastic but not too bad
by Naib
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: UK Stuff
Topic: 'isn't black enough to be real'
Replies: 6
Views: 169

Re: 'isn't black enough to be real'

hahahah
so her opinion is that unless you are caribbean you are not black... Who is the real racist here...
by Naib
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Linux
Topic: How do you manage your ~/Downloads folder?
Replies: 8
Views: 228

Re: How do you manage your ~/Downloads folder?

RoGeorge wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:47 am 1. Save something
2. Forget about it
3. Buy bigger disk

:D
remember you had a key pdf but now its lost because you emptied ~Downloads... yes this has happened to me a number of times
by Naib
Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Clear link between Oxford/AstraZenecca vaccine and blood clots
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: Clear link between Oxford/AstraZenecca vaccine and blood clots

Yet the risks of clots from other things are a lot higher, and the risks of dying from COVID are higher....