#editorial | Logs for 2018-01-21

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[02:12:29] <Bytram> http://feedproxy.google.com
[02:12:30] <upstart> ^ 03Plane landing in high winds makes for stomach-churning video - CNET ( https://www.cnet.com )
[02:12:31] <exec> └─ 13Plane landing in high winds makes for stomach-churning video - CNET
[02:22:13] <Fnord666> Evening all
[02:22:48] <Bytram> evening!
[02:22:54] <Bytram> hmm
[02:22:56] <Bytram> odding?
[02:23:00] <Bytram> ;)
[02:23:13] <Fnord666> odding?
[02:23:40] <Fnord666> What did I screw up now?
[02:23:49] <Bytram> nuthin!
[02:24:01] * Bytram was just playing with the word
[02:24:17] <Bytram> if there is EVENing... there should also be ODDing... right?
[02:24:21] <Fnord666> whew
[02:24:38] <Bytram> nah, you been doin good, my padawan
[02:24:39] <Fnord666> but of course. It happens 12 hours later
[02:24:58] <Bytram> lol
[02:25:28] <Bytram> ummm, did you notice your latest achievement? 1700 stories posted! WOW!
[02:25:38] <Fnord666> I had not.
[02:25:41] <Bytram> https://soylentnews.org
[02:25:42] <upstart> ^ 03SoylentNews: Hall of Fame
[02:25:43] <exec> └─ 13SoylentNews: Hall of Fame
[02:25:58] <Fnord666> woo hoo!
[02:26:20] <Bytram> 'zactly!
[02:26:25] <Bytram> Fnord666++
[02:26:25] <Bender> karma - fnord666: 33
[02:26:36] <Bytram> #g fnord
[02:26:37] <MrPlow> https://en.wikipedia.org - "Fnord is a word coined in 1965 by Kerry Thornley and Greg Hill in the Principia Discordia. It entered the popular culture after appearing in The Illuminatus! Trilogy (1975) of satirical and parody conspiracy fiction novels by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson. In these novels, the interjection \"fnord\" is given hypnotic power ..."
[02:26:37] <Fnord666> ty
[02:26:38] <upstart> ^ 03Fnord - Wikipedia
[02:26:56] <Bytram> no, thank YOU!
[02:27:34] <Fnord666> as long as I’m haning out here I might as well help out, ya know?
[02:27:41] <Fnord666> s/haning/hanging/
[02:27:42] <exec> <Fnord666> as long as I’m hanging out here I might as well help out, ya know?
[02:28:01] <Bytram> exec: s/out/on/
[02:28:03] <exec> <Bytram> <exec> <Fnord666> as long as I’m hanging on here I might as well help out, ya know?
[02:28:09] <Bytram> ;)
[02:28:14] <Fnord666> lol
[02:28:27] <Bytram> laughter IS the best medicine
[02:28:50] <Fnord666> so I’ve read, but it was just a digest
[02:29:42] <Bytram> *groan*
[02:29:47] <Bytram> good one!
[02:29:55] <Fnord666> grown?
[02:30:13] <Bytram> eventually, I suppose
[02:30:34] <Fnord666> I have to grow older. I don’t have to grow up.
[02:31:15] <Bytram> hmmm, can you grow up if you are weightless? e.g. in orbit?
[02:31:24] <Bytram> which way is "up" ??
[02:31:50] <Bytram> back shortly... dishes
[02:32:53] <Fnord666> k
[02:33:25] <Fnord666> up is north cross east IIRC
[02:38:25] <Fnord666> at least in a left handed coordinate system
[02:40:45] <Bytram> B vector!
[02:41:05] <Bytram> right hand(s) rule, IIRC
[02:41:43] <Bytram> quantum hangout
[02:41:44] <Fnord666> That would be north cross west then.
[02:42:04] <Fnord666> You feeloing any better today?
[02:42:09] <Fnord666> feeling
[02:42:43] <Bytram> emotioanlly and intellectually better, but tired
[02:42:54] <Bytram> quantum hangout @ 2018/01/21 21:02:00
[02:43:28] <Bytram> thanks for asking
[02:43:53] <Bytram> earthquakes
[02:44:21] <Fnord666> so does jello
[02:44:36] * Bytram *chuckles*
[02:44:49] <Bytram> parent: Aren't you going to eat your Jello?
[02:44:57] <Bytram> kid: But... it's not dead yet!
[02:45:04] <Fnord666> :)
[02:45:29] <Bytram> earthquakes @ 2018/01/21 23:23:00
[02:46:05] <Bytram> #yt shake, rattle and roll
[02:46:05] <MrPlow> https://www.youtube.com
[02:46:06] <upstart> ^ 03Shake, Rattle and Roll - Bill Haley and his Comets - YouTube
[02:46:12] <Bytram> =)
[02:47:08] <Bytram> google wi-fi bug
[02:48:12] <Fnord666> ~g wi-fi bug
[02:48:14] <exec> [google] https://www.engadget.com
[02:48:46] <Bytram> your wish is my cmd
[02:48:48] <Bytram> http://go.theregister.com
[02:48:49] <upstart> ^ 03Google fuels up Chromecast Wi-Fi flooding fix • The Register ( https://www.theregister.co.uk )
[02:48:50] <exec> └─ 13Google fuels up Chromecast Wi-Fi flooding fix • The Register
[02:49:34] <Fnord666> I haven’t looked into that to see how they broke things
[02:49:34] <Bytram> google wi-fi bug @ 2018/01/22 01:44:00
[02:50:10] <Bytram> IIRC, having a device that sleeps, when it wakes up it sends out a slew of UDP packets... the longer the sleep the more packets.
[02:50:32] <Bytram> ~100,000 packets coming basically all at once causes havoc w/ the router
[02:50:49] <Bytram> hmmm
[02:51:01] <Bytram> "wreaks havoc" ... is that spelled right?
[02:51:10] <Bytram> #g wreaks
[02:51:11] <MrPlow> http://grammarist.com - "Wreak means to inflict, to cause, usually to describe the inflicting of vengeance or some type of damage. Wreak is most commonly used in the phrases wreak havoc and wreak vengeance. Wreak is a verb, related words are wreaks, wreaked, wreaking, wreaker. Wreak comes from the Old English word wrecan, which means ..."
[02:51:11] <upstart> ^ 03Reek vs wreak - Grammarist
[02:51:26] <Bytram> got it right!
[02:51:28] <Bytram> !woop
[02:51:28] <Bender> woop woop woop (\/) (;,,;) (\/)
[02:52:00] <Fnord666> :)
[02:52:02] <Bytram> ahhh, the title was truncated
[02:52:08] <Bytram> Google is patching a bug that slows down Wi-Fi networks connected to both Android and Chromecast devices
[02:52:10] <Bytram> became
[02:53:26] <Bytram> Google is patching a bug that slows down Wi-Fi networks connected to both Android and Chromecast dev
[02:53:41] <Bytram> BBC has a much more succinct title: Google tackles Chromecast wi-fi blasting bug
[02:53:47] <Fnord666> seconding earthquakes
[02:54:26] <Bytram> gam uun
[02:57:33] <Bytram> 2nding match equations
[02:57:38] <Bytram> s/c//
[02:57:39] <exec> <Bytram> 2nding math equations
[02:59:02] <Bytram> #g "of unusual size"
[02:59:03] <MrPlow> http://tvtropes.org - "The Rodents of Unusual Size trope as used in popular culture. Are they so named because they are unusually small, you ask? Heh, heh, heh... Rats are probably …"
[02:59:03] <upstart> ^ 03Rodents of Unusual Size - TV Tropes
[02:59:42] <Bytram> 2nding PDFs about programming
[03:04:07] <Bytram> 2nding how plants see light
[03:04:20] <Bytram> ... such BIG eyes you have!
[03:05:22] <Bytram> 2nding random crime prediction
[03:06:39] <Fnord666> black eyed peas?
[03:06:54] <Bytram> #yt black eyed peas
[03:06:55] <MrPlow> https://www.youtube.com
[03:06:55] <upstart> ^ 03Black Eyed Peas - Street Livin' - YouTube
[03:06:59] <Bytram> =)
[03:07:24] <Bytram> jeannette epps
[03:08:47] <Bytram> jeannette epps @ 2018/01/22 04:05:00
[03:11:19] <Bytram> merging facebook news sources
[03:12:58] <Bytram> #g who checks the checkers?
[03:12:59] <MrPlow> https://www.sciencedirect.com - "Feb 20, 1998 ... Eight protein crystal structures, which have been refined against X-ray diffraction data extending to atomic resolution, 1.2 Å or better, were inspected using four different validation tools, PROCHECK, PROVE, SQUID and WHATCHECK. Two general questions were addressed. (1) Do the structures imply ..."
[03:13:00] <upstart> ^ 03Who checks the checkers? four validation tools applied to eight atomic resolution structures - ScienceDirect
[03:13:07] <Bytram> lol
[03:14:24] <Fnord666> ‘quis custodiet ipsos custodes’ has been my personal email sig for a while
[03:15:05] <Bytram> THAT is what I was looking for.. thanks!
[03:15:08] <Bytram> Fnord666++
[03:15:08] <Bender> karma - fnord666: 34
[03:15:30] <Fnord666> yw
[03:15:42] <Bytram> merged facebook trust story @ 2018/01/22 06:26:00
[03:18:09] <Bytram> nnissan leaf
[03:18:48] <Bytram> mrnmrnmrnmrnmrn
[03:19:19] <Bytram> #g "twigging out"
[03:19:19] <MrPlow> https://medium.com - "Jul 19, 2016 ... Twigging Out: Meet The Lemon Twigs, New York Rock n Roll Wunderkinds. Foxygen's Jonathan Rado produced their forthcoming album, and they will high-kick their way into your 70s rock-loving heart. Words & iPhone Photos by Katie Ingegneri. 2016 has been a pretty bleak year so far. Apart from the ..."
[03:19:20] <upstart> ^ 03Twigging Out: Meet The Lemon Twigs, New York Rock n Roll Wunderkinds
[03:20:16] <Bytram> leaf @ 2018/01/22 08:47:00
[03:25:35] <Bytram> manf your own drugs
[03:26:00] <Bytram> manf your own drugs @ 2018/01/22 11:08:00
[03:26:22] <Bytram> break time
[03:26:39] <Bytram> scratch that
[03:26:41] <Bytram> sleep time
[03:26:47] * Bytram just noticed the time
[03:26:56] <Bytram> have a GREAT night everyone!
[03:27:09] <Bytram> Fnord666++ for all those excellent story submission
[03:27:09] <Bender> karma - fnord666: 35
[03:27:20] <Fnord666> yw
[03:27:25] <Fnord666> ~gnight Bytram
[03:27:26] * exec diabolically bitchslaps a buttcrack of dehydrated beer with Bytram
[03:27:33] <Bytram> ~gnight Fnord666
[03:27:35] * exec dexterously embiggens a sac of confusement with Fnord666
[03:27:46] <Bytram> less vs more
[03:27:54] <Fnord666> has me worried for a sec
[03:28:22] <Fnord666> good night Bytram . Pleasans dreams
[03:28:26] <Bytram> Just follow the lead of AEN
[03:28:37] <Fnord666> s/Pleasans/Pleasant/
[03:28:39] <exec> <Fnord666> good night Bytram . Pleasant dreams
[03:28:41] <Bytram> (Alfred E Neuman -- aka MAD Magazine)
[03:28:51] <Bytram> many thanks! and the same to you!!!!!!
[03:29:02] <Fnord666> mare sea :)
[03:29:45] <Bytram> that sounds redundant, don't it?
[03:29:55] <Bytram> #g mare moon
[03:29:55] <MrPlow> https://en.wikipedia.org - "The lunar maria /ˈmɑːriə are large, dark, basaltic plains on Earth's Moon, formed by ancient volcanic eruptions. They were dubbed maria, Latin for \"seas\", by early astronomers who mistook them for actual seas. They are less reflective than the \"highlands\" as a result of their iron-rich compositions, and hence appear dark ..."
[03:29:56] <upstart> ^ 03Lunar mare - Wikipedia
[03:30:32] <Bytram> so... now we'll be able to go sailing on the moon?
[03:30:48] <Bytram> well, not gonna happen tonight!
[06:08:47] <chromas> Moon horses
[11:56:59] <Bytram> chromas: why would you want to moon a horse? ;)
[11:57:10] <Bytram> different courses for different horses?
[11:59:41] <chromas> lunar mare; moon horse; neigh nay
[12:02:33] * Bytram has nothin'... well done!
[12:05:09] <chromas> Well that's rare ;)
[12:07:34] <Bytram> not really... it depends on the medium
[12:07:45] * Bytram hopes you think that pun was well done!
[12:08:24] <Bytram> .
[12:08:25] <Bytram> http://www.sciencemag.org
[12:08:25] <upstart> ^ 03Science groups react to U.S. government shutdown as researchers scramble | Science | AAAS
[12:08:52] <Bytram> .
[12:08:57] <Bytram> hmm, is dev back up yet? https://dev.soylentnews.org
[12:08:58] <upstart> ^ 03502 Bad Gateway
[12:08:59] <exec> └─ 13502 Bad Gateway
[12:09:02] <Bytram> jnope
[12:09:08] <Bytram> :(
[12:10:01] <Bytram> gonna have to go to plan B for testing...
[12:10:13] <Bytram> now if I could just figure out what plan B would be! =)
[12:10:30] <Bytram> oh, yeah... now I remember.. biab
[12:10:39] <Bytram> ping me if you need me for anything
[13:03:09] <Bytram> takyon: Hi!!!!
[18:39:34] <Bytram> whereto? http://www.zdnet.com
[18:39:34] <upstart> ^ 03Uber ignores security bug that makes its two-factor authentication useless | ZDNet
[18:39:35] <exec> └─ 13Uber ignores security bug that makes its two-factor authentication useless | ZDNet