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Can we ever trust chinkshit tech? Should we ban them altogether?
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>>76751406
I really like your optimism. Nobody knows what the future brings, but we can only hope that the EU gets control over the situation better then they currently do. Germany already has the DsGVo, an "altered version of the GDPR".
>I'm sure they can come up with a different business model
Nobody knows, but that data theft essentially is their entire business model and I couldn't think of anything else currently that would allow them to come up for their costs and isn't stealing people's data. And offering YouTube, Facebook, etc. for free.
>Again, it's not about informing people that you stole their data.
Well, yes, but in my opinion people should be a bit more educated about what's happening to their data and how much of their data is actively being collected and processed every day. A standard Android ROM is the perfect example for that issue. And I doubt the standard citizen knows about this problem.
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>>76751491
> Germany already has the DsGVo, an "altered version of the GDPR".
From what I can see it's the german name of the GDPR?

>Nobody knows, but that data theft essentially is their entire business model
In the past, some retail stores had the genius idea that people entering them were automatically obliged to buy some of their shit. Once people decide this is bullshit, this concept is not coming back.

The EU decided to essentially give people copyright over their private data. It's not peacefully getting undone that easily. I simply expect more nations to pass similar laws.

>Well, yes, but in my opinion people should be a bit more educated about what's happening to their data and how much of their data is actively being collected and processed every day.
The general idea would be nice to communicate, but people actually really understanding and verifying what actually happens is a long shot. We're dealing with the most complex technologies invented to date, and normal people have trouble with understanding the main parts of dishwashers already.

Besides the desired effect of letting people rest quite easy is largely achieved with just passing laws until shit is back under control.
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>>76751628
>From what I can see it's the german name of the GDPR?
Oh, did I say DSGVO? Yeah, that's the german name for the EU Law. What I rather ment was the BDSG, that is the germany-only law.
>I simply expect more nations to pass similar laws.
As soon as politicans notice that the whole "Data & Privacy train" is profitable for them, they will start picking up on that, too.
>Besides the desired effect of letting people rest quite easy is largely achieved with just passing laws until shit is back under control.
Educating people about this topic is not as high-priority as stopping the companies from collecting data, sure. But in this day and age our education should really incluide topics like privacy on the internet and the worth of information.
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>>76750231
The fact you beleived them in the first place is hilarious
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>>76751725
I just want cheap phones, why must chinkoids pursue mass surveillance, literally its just a device for meme sharing.

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Are there any actually good software engineer youtubers? Techlead is a fucking clown scammer, seems to be like that for the majority of them
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>>76741279
is this guy from taiwan?
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>>76742219
>eternal happiness
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>>76741279
yes
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>>76749859
Hate this nigga like you would not believe.
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>>76741360
No one cares, we watch for the sketch comedy and edgy commentary

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This thread is about the appreciation of watches and their design, their history, and the engineering and materials that are required to make a functioning timepiece.

Guides:
> Poorfag guide: https://m.imgur.com/a/NFMXDuK
> Watch essentials 102: https://pastebin.com/Rc77hhXV
> Purchasing used watches: https://pastebin.com/f44aJKy2
> Purchasing straps: https://pastebin.com/SwRysprE

Should I buy this MVMT / DW / "minimalist" fashion watch?
> https://imgur.com/a/6CNO8

Should I buy this Armani / Michael Kors / mall watch?
> https://imgur.com/a/Sw1FsAn

"Suggest a watch for me."

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>>76751312
I wish they had decided to either forego the date window or moved it more to the right to replace the 3 indice completely.
This kind of date window is always half-assed. You either commit to it or you don't have one
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>>76751090
Yes it does, feels like the watch was designed in steps that do not look back at was is already done, therefore the subdials feel like an afterthought and put in straight on top with ms paint
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>>76751353
>solar
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>>76751488
This does something to me, I can't lay the finger on it, unfortunately
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>>76751312
Dude doesn't know how to wear a watch.

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>cost a fuck ton
>look like shit
>perform worse than Arctic for 5x the price
>only product that's worth it is a $90 air cooler
You really didn't get memed into them, right?
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>>76745784
I like your system, but are the stickers on the psu shroud really necessary?
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>>76747863
Because its a shit case, designed by a cuck. Even the xl variant has shit aircoolersupport for a 220€ case. The idea of having so much room in the back is awesome and i would love to built a system in one of the xl's, if it had like one cm more room in the front.
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just use stock fans and learn how to place em properly nerds
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>>76746885
You're right, the F12 and the A14 aren't impressive at all. They're good fans with a higher price tag. I do have one NF-A14 and I regret buying it. The fan is good, probably one of the best 140mm fans out there, but it's way too expensive for what it offers.

Regarding your pic, seems to be a situation where the Industrial fans aren't preferable. IMO for typical builds they have a single use case: put them if there's something blocking your airflow. This is where their high static pressure will be useful.
On any other situation, I believe there are better options available.
On the 120mm side, IMO the NF-A12x25 is the single fan that deserves all the Noctua hype. I bought a few of them and they're fantastic.
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I use noctura fans and this is how my case looks like.

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it wasnt that bad.
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8.1 had thick borders on windows and that's how the fuck I liked it
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I switched from 10 to 8.1(first time using it as a main OS) and it's miles better.
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>>76749559
Windows was always shit. Fuck your fake nostalgia.
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8.1 was decent once you installed Startisback or classic shell.
Had strange issues with a lot of programs though that never got fixed.
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8.1 >>>>>> LTSC

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post yours
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>>76750901
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>>76750901
>no nixos
>no guix
>no gentoo
>the whole bingo is about being a consoomer
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>>76751608
sorry im not very good at it i forgot to mark linucs
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I no longer use dunst.
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>>76750901
As far as used only once, probably all of these

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>Try Linux because /g/ keeps memeing it
>Install latest Ubuntu
>Macbook Pro is lagging like shit and crashing constantly
>Install latest Mint
>GPU drivers fucked and screen is black after boot
>Install Manjaro
>wifi doesn't work at all no matter what
>switch back to Catalina
>everything just works

Why is Linux good again?
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>>76745211
I drink only coffee instant. It's the best coffee around.
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>>76749052
cope
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>>76742292
>Macbook
kys
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>i installed gnu on my memebook and it was bad
Fucking idiots.
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>install catalina
>try to build react-native demo per official docs
>doesn't work
>only online suggestion that clears up any of the issue is "restart your computer"
What the fuck both Apple and Facebook?

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>Only Raspberry Pi 4 can output at 4K, so it’s important to remember this when deciding on which Raspberry Pi to choose.

>Raspberry Pi has been a perfect choice for a home media centre ever since it was released in 2012, due to it being inexpensive and supported by an active community. Now that 4K content is fast becoming the new standard for digital media, the demand for devices that support 4K streaming is growing, and fortunately, Raspberry Pi 4 can handle this with ease! There are three versions of Raspberry Pi 4, differentiated by the amount of RAM they have: 1GB, 2GB, or 4GB. So, which one should you go for? In our tests, all versions worked just fine, so go with the one you can afford.

Is this true? Can a 1GB rpi4 seriously play a 4K movie from HDD seamlessly? Should I get the higher RAM models if I'm going to use it for torrenting?
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>muh 4k
>meanwhile stutters like a retard and almost overheats when playing a 1080p youtube video
Yeah it's neat for some things but it's actually still shit for anything other than niche applications.
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>>76747637
If I buy something like the attached image, can I erase Android with something like LibreELEC?
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>>76751700
hur dur, forgot image.
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>>76747522
Do you even into codecs? Try playing back x265 4k 10bit on a 1GB RPi.
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>>76746939
>Raspberry Pi has been a perfect choice for a home media centre ever since it was released in 2012
lol

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Post your Firewall rule-sets.

>Iptables? Netfilter? UFW? other?
>Linux? BSD? Other?
>Do you use a separate rule-set when you're at home vs out in public on a laptop?
>How do you switch between them (if yes to the above)?
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>>76751124
Post your home's floorplan, security systems, and address.
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firewalld, switched with NetworkManager integration
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heh.....nothing personnel, pajeet
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I use windows defender :D
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default: DROP, exception OUTPUT
loopback: INPUT OUTPUT ACCEPT
invalid: INPUT DROP
icmp: INPUT REJECT
input/output: ACCEPT ESTABLISHED and additionally RELATED for INPUT

Holy fuck this is the most trash shit I've used. Especially with VS.
Why is it so convoluted and retarded. Why does it have to have its own fuck ugly IDE which sucks for doing anything actually important. Why does the documentation have to be so shit. And companies actually use this trash? This is the bloat of american corporations incarnate.
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>>76751602
how do i get it to run on ubuntu?
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>>76751634
>sudo apt-get install firefox
>open firefox
>go to apple.com
>order a new macbook pro
>throw your shitty linux laptop away
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>>76751602
>swift ui
lol this one broken piece of shit
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why don't you use qt5ct then? if you keep kde's systemsettings installed, you can even tweak the colors.

>ranking shit by whether or not it's well supported under gnome
that's a really dumb thing to do
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wxWidgets looks nice and uses the OS's UI system instead of drawing it

Is there any viable way to pirate Windows 10 currently? Everything I try deactivates after some weeks, and I'm back to square one.

How the fuck has no one properly nulled this piece of shit OS? Or do I just not know?
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>The final solution to Windows 10
Is to install Gentoo.
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Why would you even want to activate Windows 10 in the first place? Literally the only thing that's locked behind activation is the personalization settings and those are easily bypassed through the registry.
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>>76749221
KMS_VL_ALL you dumb fucking piece of ass.
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>>76750282
Not everyone can live with "Activate Windows" watermark
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>>76749221
i just pirated original copy of ltsc of company i pretended to work in

https://medium.com/@soandsos/my-time-as-a-black-woman-software-engineer-at-capital-one-5c05fa8faed
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>>76749607
I shit you not there was a pajeette on my team who didn't know what a switch statement was.

I "reminded" her and she went "oh I forgot dat tee hee tee hee" like it was funny.
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>>76740090
Blame americans for their eternal election cycle , politics never leave the mind, and they are especially bad on election years.
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>>76738433
>>Minories learning software engineer
>Minories learning software engineer
Minories learning software engineer
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>>76738477
Based
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>>76740090
it's a /pol/ website, you're just posting in it

Request purchase advice
>location
>budget
>open/closed
>sound signature
>previous equipment

FAQs
>sub $100 gayming headset
Hyperx cloud ii, SHP9500 with mod mic, Takstar GM200, Beyerdynamic Custom one pro
>$100 dac/amp
Fiio K3, Topping MX3
>$200 Dac/amp
Fiio K5pro, Topping dx3 pro
>$300 wireless headphones

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>>76750319
Try using the dekoni elite velour pads
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>>76750979
Been fucking around with it and it's definitely a power issue.

Possible problems
>connector is just *slightly* the wrong size, which is unlikely because it fits the slot pretty well
>damage on the unit itself
I'd open the thing to check but SOMEONE moved my fucking tools. God this thing sounds so crisp compared to my shitty FiiO E10k too
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>>76750338
i have currently hd650 and it just doesnt do anything for me really thats why i was looking for decent headphone
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>>76751392
fuck it mate you need some dt880s
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>>76751414
lol, thats even worse. What he needs is a closed headphone

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Anon, how do I live with a 768p display? How do people do it?
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>>76746654
Suicide.
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>>76746654
I worked with a X230 for nearly 3 years, it was alright. I just used all windows maximized and used workspaces a lot. Using a small font I was able to squeeze a Sublime with the sidebar and a 90-char terminal side by side.
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>>76746654
Can't remember the res, but back when I was stuck with an older Thinkpad I made a habit of making the taskbar autohide and putting it on the left so it took up less space in the first place. Still do it now since it's just way more convenient
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>>76746654
For gaming and coding, install Linux and enter this command:
>xrandr --output <display name> --scale 1.405x1.405
For productivity applications, install macOS, Homebrew, and displayplacer, then run this command:
>displayplacer "id:<display id> res:1920x1080 scaling:on"
Boom, upscaled blurry 1080p, you'll get used to it.
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I still game at 720p because of better framerate

The Maxwell family are very tech literate and has many female programmers in the bunch.

Did you ever get CSS tips from her?
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>cd Maxwell
>ls
>cd ..
>cd ..
>cd Kode
>ls
>cd ..
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>>76751285
these are the programming tips she sent me on instagram. i have no idea what shes talking about.
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>>76751285
>tfw no globalist cabal qt computer nerd gf

>>76751609
>>76751632
>t. people who have never written a line of code in their life
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Do you thinking she was baiting girls in chat rooms and reddit? Do you think she ever “accidentally” met Chris Hansen?
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>>76751285
>Maxwell family
just reading the wiki article is such a brainfuck but it reads like she was 100% a trustfund kid

>Ghislaine attended her father's funeral in Jerusalem alongside various Israeli intelligence figures, president Chaim Herzog, and prime minister Yitzhak Shamir, who gave his eulogy. Although a verdict of death by accidental drowning was recorded, Maxwell has since said she believes her father was murdered [...] after his death, Robert Maxwell was found to have fraudulently appropriated the pension assets of Mirror Group Newspapers, a company that he ran and in which he held a large share of ownership, to support its share price. [...] Two of Maxwell's brothers, Ian and Kevin, who were the most involved with their father in daily business dealings, were arrested on 19 June 1992 and charged with fraud related to the Mirror Group pension scandal.


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