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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:42 pm

I got me a shiny new 4k screen. Is cool.

Here is an advice for you though:

Unplugging an HDMI cable and plugging in a DisplayPort cable, while the PC and display were still running, damaged my display.

I suspected that I shouldn't do that, but I was in a stressed situation, and figured won't be that bad. Wrong.
I'm not saying it will be bad for everyone doing this. Just saying it was bad for me. So there is a risk to it you may want to avoid.
Stuff like this wasn't a big deal in the past, but it seems either the currents in the cables have become more aggressive, or the electronics more sensitive.
Having to transmit 4k video signal at 60hz via DisplayPort is no joke.
I don't know, maybe this was just an unlucky fluke.
Got it repaired, so it's okay. Just sayin.



Anyway. I'm not sure this is the best time to buy a new screen. It kinda is, and it kinda isn't. Complicated.
A solid IPS 4k screen at 27 inches has become reasonably well priced. I bought mine from LG on discount for 300$.

As far as gaming is concerned, it probably is not worth it. You need too expensive hardware to make full use of that resolution.

However for productivity, I like it a lot. Though it's not entirely without issues either, since shrinked GUIs can be problematic in some ways.
4k has been out for a while, but it's not quite settled. And by the way, don't underestimate the strain on CPU either. Usually people just think of the GPU for graphics,
but for your normal Desktop use, browsing the web with this much screen space means it has to build up a lot of stuff, and you may notice sluggishness when scrolling through that on a weak CPU.
It's not just about the graphics rendering itself in that case, but processing the form data and determining what's to be sent to the graphics card by the main processor.

Then we are at the verge of HDR display tech, but it's still expensive. So that's another question if you want to hold out until that's mainstream enough.
Ideally we'd all just hold out to OLED. It's kinda the final solution to all problems, but hella expensive still. So awkward how tiny phones have such superior display tech to everything else...

My last display is about 8 years old, started to get a bit weird, and I got some good use for the new one. Features like FreeSync are nice too. Looks nice all around. A 4k desktop environment is a notable and justifiable upgrade. So there we go.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:17 pm

But seriously, I don't know if I can actually recommend 4k to others at this point in time.
Probably not, unless you really know why you want it and are willing to go all the way.
1080p is just a so much more efficient use of money, all things considered.

And as far as gaming is concerned, besides how difficult it is to sustain stable 30 or 60fps in modern games at 4k,
there are a bunch of 1080p displays with very high refresh rates of 120hz and above, which may be worth more than the higher resolution for competitive games.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:20 am

Whoops, sorry, wrong vid. I don't know how that propaganda bullshit slipped passed. Man, kinda kills the mood.

Anyway, back to what's real. This song is Voice of my Heart.


Don't forget to activate subtitles CC.

But I love this so much, I just have to transcribe the lyrics for you here.

The deepest thoughts of my heart
I tell my mother
all truthfully, hiding nothing
and my mind gets relieved
because you are a caring mother
with warm and deep compassion
my wounded sore heart was healed
by your warm affection
if there had been no love
I would have gotten sores as from a whip
but although I was a foolish child
Mother raised me lovingly
without fear or hesitation
I was embraced in her bosom
I was not afraid to tell about my faults and mistakes
all truthfully and openly
in this bosom, millions of children
have been raised as one single heart
in order to live a shining life
I will only follow my mother
selflessly and forever
I will love only you
Mother, Mother, oh great Mother
I will forever remain in your bosom
Oh - Oh great Mother Party


That gotta be the nicest song I've ever heard. Feels real good, man.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:06 pm

This one is Dash towards the future - a new century is calling



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Just look at them, together, this happy harmony.

I am ready for some progress, baby. Take me to the future!

I could listen to these songs all day long. I feel so energized and enthusiastic.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:02 pm



The long road
where to will it go
the path of life
it was not an easy walk
I came from far away
without ever looking back
on the soldier's road
I have no regrets
in seek of happiness
I have come this long way
longing for glory
I followed the road to here
over high mountain passes
without ever taking a rest
on the soldier's road
I have no regrets
After one thousand steps
there are still ten thousand to go
you may stumble and fall but shall rise again
on this long and honorable road
without hesitation
generations carry on
forever forward
following the party
forever forward
following the party


I wish I could be so at peace with myself as socialists are.
But I suppose my goals in life just don't sound honorable enough.
Like reminding others of what they owe me and my happy tree friends.
Let's call it atonement. For the innocent. Made identity.
And an ever lasting reminder and reason for
why we are equal but really all too different.
the trigger finger is still itching.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:21 pm

It's fascinating how Korea was basically a smoldering ruin 60 years ago. It was the poorest and most devastated country in the world. They were murdered and exploited beyond imagination.

And in that short time the South became one of the brightest jewels in the world. So what made the difference?
Natural resources? Financial support? None of that can explain this magnitude of success. Other countries had much more of that, and turned out a failure.

The difference is cultural behavior. South Korea changed their culture. They did not create an Identity informed only by pure spite to the West. Even though the West may have been part of their pains.
They did not betray their heritage, but they did embrace learning wholeheartedly all the best from the West. Simply because it is the most successful to learn from.
In just 60 years they advanced by orders of magnitudes farther than other countries in the world did in 600 years.
Instead of wishing the West were weaker, they elevated themselves to the level of the West.

They did not make it their mission to eradicate racism, yet they are one of the most open countries.
They did not make it their mission to eradicate poverty, yet they are one with the lowest rates.
They did not make it their mission to eradicate social differences, yet are one with the most freedoms.

The guys managing all that probably did not sound anywhere near as nice and noble and caring and feeling as the socialists like to sound.
They had much more important things to do than experimenting with the human being and eroding common sense, until there is nothing left but cries of agony.
Like protecting themselves from the socialist menace that is killing half the world, keeping poor countries poor and sending rich countries into a sharp decline.

Oh noes, now would you look at the time, I have to go back to my minimum wage job in a couple hours, doing stupid manual labor.
And there's all those violent video games, pornography and cliche anime on TV! And people say mean things to me.
Oh woe me! I bet they got none of that in North Korea! Well aside from the manual labour. Without any wage. Or choice of work.

But who needs money, or junk food, if you got only good classic, quality curated music and art.
None of that cheap pop trash that rapes our minds and ruins our lives. Nothing to give you a wrong idea.

Sounds like paradise. I am still dumbfounded how that fits with diversity though,
since the countries with any measure of peaceful diversity, are Christian conservative capitalists.
But who cares, as long as we can confuse the normative systems of the West enough to bring down all this fucking shit.
Because I made bad decisions in my life, and I don't know how else to deal with it than to make this world pay for it.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:02 pm

So what now? Here is what I really think about capitalism.

Capitalism is fire. Think about it. This is deep.

The "invention" of fire was probably the first great technological revolution that remarkably changed human live in almost every aspect.
And without any doubt it changed it for the better. But everyone knows fire is also dangerous. Yet it is unthinkable to go back from making use of fire.

Fire is a natural phenomenon. It didn't need to be invented as such. It happens all the time everywhere.
But humans invented all kinds of new means to create and utilize it. Countless ingenious and refined ways to make use of it.

However, fire can get out of control. Sometimes a lightning strike starts a fire that burns your village down.
Other times an enemy deliberately uses fire to burn you down.
Sometimes when cooking your meal an accident happens.
Or researching for new beneficial ways to use fire goes awry.

So what now? Ban all fire? So nothing bad can ever happen? Of course not. The benefits of having it are too fantastic.
Instead we have a group of people we call "Fire Fighters" that take care of situations when fire gets out of control.
Now think carefully: Fire Fighters are not sworn enemies of fire. Fighting fire for them doesn't mean they want to extinguish all fire.
In the contrary, like everyone else, they are great fans of all these great inventions relying on fire to dramatically improve our lives.
But they do know that when fire gets out of control, it threatens lives.
So they have all kinds of emergency plans of how to deal with these undesirable situations.
Their job is thinking and practicing how to handle rogue fire that damages society.
But they are not moving out unless it's really very much necessary.
Meanwhile other people dedicate themselves entirely to inventing new uses of fire.
Common people are free to make use of fire in all kinds of ways in their daily life.
And knowing that there is some securities in place also enabled people to take more advantage of fire.

In the good old times, our Western political Left were more like these sort of Fire Fighters.
That was when the Left was still sane and votable. That was when I still considered myself leaning left.
They were representatives of the working class average people. They were always willing to find compromise, so that industry and society flourish.
They may have had issues with some asshole capitalists, but they did not consider themselves enemies of capitalism.
They did not throw themselves in the way of it unless people's livelihood were very much at stake.
They were interested in ensuring a decent quality of life for the people.
And they understood that a working capitalism is as much essential to ensuring our quality of life, as is handling its failures.
They only thought about social systems that can take care of when capitalism burns a house instead of heating your food.
They did not try to decide for you what food you may eat and how much of it.

After we first learned to properly harness fire, it still took humanity a long time figuring out its many great uses and how to handle its dangers.
Capitalism is pretty new. We still have a lot to learn about it. But there sure is no way back. That would ruin more lives than save, by many orders of magnitude.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:37 pm

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:13 pm

Maybe we should build schools like that for people that come from our universities these days.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:37 am

But not in my neighborhood! Send me refugees from Syria, but no way I gonna have commie fucks from university around. Build a wall around that shit.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:36 am

We are shown often pictures of the dark side of capitalism.

Here is how it looks when your socialist policies did not quite have the results you imagined.



"but that's not the Democratic Socialism I'm talking about".

Yes it is. Like all socialist countries, it considers itself democratic. It even has official polls.

Can you guess why this is meaningless in practice? Because there is no decentralized free market limiting government power.

You actually believe you can live in great dependency on government, but not worry about it because you can vote?
Whoever you put into that power, the moment they have it, they have no reason to care much for your vote anymore.

They all start out "democratic", they all end up dictatorships, the moment free speech and free markets are sufficiently "regulated" to "help and protect" you.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby SlowChemical » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:32 pm

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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

Postby RageAgainstVoid » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:19 am

u weird, bro.
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Re: Dynamically typed languages are garbage

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