Sunday, June 21

Geek

Daily News Stuff 21 June 2020

128 Thread Count Edition

Tech News

  • Scripts and emoticons are back.  Had to fix the directory permissions - I coped the files across directly from the backup, and the permissions weren't right for the new web server installation.


  • Wakfu is getting a fourth season.  (Kickstarter)

    Good thing it's already funded, because I'm strongly disinclined to give the idiots at Kickstarter their 5%.  Or whatever their cut is these days.  Ankama, the creators of Wakfu, seem like good people.


  • Using a 128 thread Threadripper 3990X to render video.  (Tom's Hardware)

    No, not like that.  Like this.  (BiliBili)

    24,512 more cores and it will match the resolution of my first computer.


  • Cat sitting on keyboard crashes lightdm.  (Launchpad)
    To replicate: In unity hit ctrl-alt-l, place keyboard on chair. Sit on keyboard.


  • The future of Windows is Linux.  (Thurrott.com)

    Well, close enough.  Also, keep a spare keyboard available for your cat.


MacBook Repair Video of the Day

Louis Rossman and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad MacBook



Started watching this, then noticed it was an hour and forty minutes.  They're usually twenty to thirty.  About half way in, waiting for the swearing to start.

Update: The swearing starts at 1:07.

Update 2: Apparently the live stream was over three hours.  This is just edited lowlights.


Memes, Fake News, and Copyright Explained in Eleven Minutes Video of the Day

Or, Shut It, Acosta.



If you normally watch YouTube on fast-forward you might want to switch back to normal speed for this one.


Trigonometry Explained in Twelve Minutes Video of the Day

There is no Dana circle, only Zuul lines.  Or maybe the other way around.


One of the most elegant explanations I've ever seen.


Lost Ace of Spades Thread of the Day

I posted this while waiting for one of the Ace co-bloggers to show up after fixing the site, and then one showed up a minute before I posted so I took it down again.

Surprise Weekend Food in Anime Thread




Disclaimer: Alright, cat, two spare keyboards.  But that's my final offer.

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