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Apple Talk / Reunion
« on: Yesterday at 02:33:50 pm »
Reunion with two old friends. Initial subject: The newly released Firefox Quantum. Subject quickly changes to quantum physics. First I'm having difficulties following because I am conditioned to activate the noise filter as soon as somebody claims to have knowledge about quantum physics (reason: repeated depressing encounters with the "a 15m youtube video taught me everything about quantum physics" / "Fuck SI units, my yoga teacher's definition of energy is all I need for understanding this" / "My cousin built a perpetual motion machine in his garage, but it doesn't work anymore because the oil industry sabotaged it" learning type). However, the old friend is a legit physicist ready to provide valuable insights, patiently trying to minimize misconceptions. What was initially planned to be an evening of blunt intoxication turned out to be an evening of informative intoxication. Subject changes to quantum encryption, then IT security, then programming languages, then linguistics. We try to drunk call Noam Chomsky at one point, without success. Change subjects with increased frequency. Fight over which russian anarchist had the mightiest beard. It's Kropotkin, not Bakunin. End up mutually accusing each others of being closet Stirnerists, making everybody angry for a short while. Find back to IT subjects via crypto-anarchism. Have techno-babble for a while. Question comes up "what's the first file you remember having on your computer?". Obviously it's not porn. Physicist friend says he remembers a weird PDF he got from me before he had internet access. Holy shit, it was the first book of Wilson's Illuminatus Trilogy. The nostalgia. Talk about the books and related matters for the rest of the evening.

Next day. Look at phone, find note to myself: "look up the No-cloning theorem". Look it up. Click some links. Read article about Nick Herbert, whose proposal of superluminal communication provoqued others into developing the No-cloning theorem. Apparently he's also into esotericism. Guy's still alive and has a website. http://www2.cruzio.com/~quanta/. The website is a fossil from the 90s but waitwtf: "Tributes to Pope Robert Anton Wilson"? Two photo galleries dedicated to RAW. They were buddies. Heh. I hope he never stops randomly appearing.

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Apple Talk / Re: Sermon for the Weird Times
« on: March 01, 2017, 05:34:29 pm »
How so?`I was trying to nicely tell her to calm down. What did I miss?

EDIT: A search for Snickers gives a shitload of results. I was not aware of this and I'm still not sure what it means. I was referring to the advertising in which people are given a Snickers to calm down.

EDIT2: Alright, that reference was dumb.

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Apple Talk / Re: Sermon for the Weird Times
« on: March 01, 2017, 05:14:33 pm »
I think you seriously need a Snickers or something.

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Apple Talk / Re: Sermon for the Weird Times
« on: March 01, 2017, 10:54:32 am »
At this point they'd have to shut down half the internet if that were probable cause.

Look out Facebook and Reddit, the Nazi-puncher police are coming to shut you down.

They have lawyers.

Also:

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Apple Talk / Re: Sermon for the Weird Times
« on: February 28, 2017, 10:34:06 pm »
:sotw:

That must be the complex cynicism you were describing.

No, it's just a way of pointing out that you're an idiot.

You don't know you're an idiot, though, so it's pretty doubtful that you'd understand why what you posted was stupid, even if I explained it. I don't feel like arguing in circles with a moron today.

Trying to fill in the blanks: You are, like any remotely decent person, concerned about the rise of Nationalism and White Supremacism in the Western world, or specifically in the US. You used to live in a tough neighbourhood, and those who went out to fight Nazis on the streets actually managed to make the area a safer place because the police wouldn't have done anything against them. You're not the type who hides their message behind fluffy euphemisms, so you have no problem telling people to be violent. You'd still proudly get yourself in trouble for it but, because this would also mean trouble for your family, you prefer kissing the asses of those who do instead, and declare yourself an enemy of anyone who expresses their concern about your preferred way of telling others to reduce the number of Nazis.

My original point: As far as I can tell, the PD servers are located in Germany. The laws there are equally strict when it comes to advocating violence against no matter whom, to my knowledge. Germany has been known for its legal and administrative cooperation with the US for a while now. Who's a terrorist from President Bannon's point of view?

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Apple Talk / Re: Sermon for the Weird Times
« on: February 28, 2017, 02:23:36 pm »
:sotw:

That must be the complex cynicism you were describing.

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Apple Talk / Re: Sermon for the Weird Times
« on: February 28, 2017, 11:44:36 am »
Is it just me or has there been a strong game of openly advocating violence on PD lately? If so, is this wise? Because it is exactly what I'd go for if I wanted the community silenced and the forums taken down.

Just to be as clear as I feel comfortable with: I'm not saying that Nazis shouldn't be punched. I just won't be able to house more than two or three Discordian refugees from overseas.

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: Anyone help me fix my bash script?
« on: February 27, 2017, 09:20:54 pm »
Works like a charm! Subshells and how they behave have always been some kind of black box to me. I still don't get why a subshell is needed if the input has an unknown length. Thanks for making my script work and for the search terms I can use for further research.

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Techmology and Scientism / Anyone help me fix my bash script?
« on: February 27, 2017, 01:20:33 pm »
I want to automatically replace html entities by their according characters in bash. For example, the string "Fremdsprachige Bücher" should become "Fremdsprachige Bücher".

The function should take any string as input and replace any html entity in it by the character it represents. It will use the file "html_entities.csv" as a lookup table, which looks like this:

Code: (html_entities.csv) [Select]
...
upsilon;υ
Uuml;Ü
uuml;ü
weierp;℘
Xi;Ξ
...

This is the script so far:

Code: (sanitize.sh) [Select]
sanitizeHTML() {
OUTSTRING="$1"
cat "html_entities.csv" | while read LINE; do
  IFS=';' read FROM TO <<< "$LINE"
  MATCH="&$FROM;"
  while [[ $OUTSTRING =~ (.*)$MATCH(.*) ]]; do
    OUTSTRING="${BASH_REMATCH[1]}$TO${BASH_REMATCH[2]}"
    echo "DURING LOOP IT DOES THIS: $OUTSTRING"
  done
done
echo "AFTER LOOP IT DOES THIS: $OUTSTRING"
}

sanitizeHTML "Fremdsprachige B&uuml;cher"

But the output is this:
Code: [Select]
DURING LOOP IT DOES THIS: Fremdsprachige Bücher
AFTER LOOP IT DOES THIS: Fremdsprachige B&uuml;cher

The replacement seems to work during the loop, but why does $OUTSTRING contain the original html entities after the loop? I'd like to solve this without grep or sed by the way.

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Apple Talk / Re: ERIS'SSSSSSS THREAD
« on: February 27, 2017, 11:28:27 am »
Eris. The last time I shouted out your name loud, my beard caught fire. Was there some spiritual meaning behind this or did you just want to remind me you were able to?

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Apple Talk / Re: What is Kek?
« on: February 20, 2017, 02:57:35 pm »
Hi. As a Kekistani who is in exile and fighting on the front lines of the on going World War: Meme, I remembered my time spent reading the Discipline Discordia and the BIP and it occurred to me that in many ways Kek seems rather Erisian.

Explain how you came to that conclusion.

However, upon coming to your discussion board, as a humble meme farmer, I am disappointed to see very little discussion about The God Kek.

Nobody farms memes. The memes use humans and maybe some birds as a substrate. Also, humble people tend to be hard to disappoint. You're constructing an inconsistent picture of yourself.

(Unless I just failed to understand how to use your search engine.)

It seems like you fail to understand many things.

I am very curious as to what the followers of Eris think about Kek. Yes, I'm leaving the topic rather open and not even asking a question because reasons. Please respond as to your thoughts on the topic as you see fit.

Your thread's title is a question. I've not heard of Kek as a God. While I usually welcome new Gods, I'm already sick of Kek and it's your fault.


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Aneristic Illusions / Re: White Nationalist/Neo-Nazi Recruitment Rally
« on: February 11, 2017, 05:20:31 pm »
Please have at least one nearby friend who can see how you're doing at any time.

Here are some ideas in case you choose to go undercover. I've not tested all of them.

Don't smile. Smiling makes them suspicious. Shouldn't be too hard not to smile amongst fascists anyway. As long as there's nothing specific to fake-laugh at, try to mimic a Moai statue's facial expression.

Roam some White Nationalist forums beforehand, so you'll have something to talk about just in case. It also allows you to piggyback on the "conspiracy" mindset you often find amongst them. You could, for example, claim that forum X is secretly run by far-left Socialists or something.

Maybe even contact that specific group beforehand and "join" them in order to gain their trust.

You could sneak your own flyers amongst theirs, with instructions on how to "join an underground Nationalist network" or "make your phone hacker-proof". Did you know that an Android phone starts formatting itself as soon as you type *2767*3855# where you normally type numbers? No warning messages. No confirmation. The factory reset starts as soon as you type the last character.

Hand out free cookies that taste awful.

Handing out white roses is probably safe, because one needs to know history to get the reference.

Bad smell has already been suggested. It's a subtle way to lower their chances of recruiting new members. Sneakily putting a stinking substance on their propaganda material could be effective. Butyric acid smells really bad.

Put on some annoying music, pretending to be dead serious about it.

Needs some considerable skill, effort, and/or money, but https://gizmodo.com/5829551/free-t-shirts-given-to-neo-nazis-contained-a-secret-message-after-being-washed

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Literate Chaotic / Re: A Hymn to Goddess Eris
« on: February 06, 2017, 01:26:17 pm »
The setup of a lost hymn to Eris being dug out and leaked by archeologists is pretty neat.

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What Cramulus said. I can't imagine a machine truly outsmarting its builder. Sure, it can process data faster. Sure, it can be very smartly instructed to find and correlate data out of huge-ass corpora. Sure, an AI will then develop its own language, but only because the builder told it to. As far as I know it has no will.

What concerns me more about AI is people forgetting the above. I can very well imagine dictatorships hiding their usual motives behind a "benevolent machine that outsmarts us all". While you could say this is already happening, the canon still goes more like "benevolent human experts/technocrats who outsmart us all, using data obtained by machines". This already flawed understanding of human responsibility could entirely be replaced by "SEZ MACHINE; U DUMB".

As soon as e-Nochian will be declared the new Holy Language of Truth, let's closely observe Their efforts of hiding their machine's exact inner workings. First, they will simply tell us that it's too complicated for a human mind to grasp. Then, others will build their own machines in an effort to explain the understandings of e-Nochian to us sacks of meat. There will be lots of lying and shit-throwing and probably wars about this.

One thing that's absolutely mandatory to do in order to prove to others how your own machine works is to show them the source code. So I guess Open Sourcers are the terrorists of tomorrow. The harbingers for this have been spotted for a while now.

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Apple Talk / Re: The Netherlands Second? I think not.
« on: February 04, 2017, 11:49:39 am »
These have all been produced by their according governmental tv stations by the way.

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