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  1. Comment on Grazhdanskaya Oborona - Pro Durachka (About A Little Fool) in ~music

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    This will probably be my last GrOb submission for now. I really like how the secondary beat starts at the lyrics “Zubástyje koliósa zaviertiélisj v bashkié” (“Toothed wheels started spinning in my...

    This will probably be my last GrOb submission for now. I really like how the secondary beat starts at the lyrics “Zubástyje koliósa zaviertiélisj v bashkié” (“Toothed wheels started spinning in my head”), and when he sings “Mojá miórtvaja mámka vchierá ko mnie prishlá” (“My late mum has come to me last night”) the female back-vocalists start singing.

  2. Comment on Kazakhstan ISPs begin intercepting all HTTPS traffic in ~comp

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    “Coming Soon To An Oppressive Government Near You!” I have a feeling that Belarus or Russia will be the next ones. Reiterating my point from a few months ago, y'all Western developers will soon...

    “Coming Soon To An Oppressive Government Near You!”

    I have a feeling that Belarus or Russia will be the next ones. Reiterating my point from a few months ago, y'all Western developers will soon get a lot of new Russian-speaking colleagues.

    Súka bliatj.

    2 votes
  3. Comment on Which technical/technological issues or needs do you think should have been sorted out by now? in ~comp

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    That's Plan 9. It was elegant, broke the mould, brought UTF-8, procfs, and 9P into existence, and… totally failed as a popular OS.

    That's Plan 9. It was elegant, broke the mould, brought UTF-8, procfs, and 9P into existence, and… totally failed as a popular OS.

    10 votes
  4. Comment on What do you think about "robot affection"? in ~talk

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    This is an inevitable product of the disconnection in modern society. It will take off and not touch down until it is replaced by a better piece of tech.

    This is an inevitable product of the disconnection in modern society. It will take off and not touch down until it is replaced by a better piece of tech.

    5 votes
  5. Comment on Grazhdanskaya Oborona - Biespontovyj Pirozhok (A Dumpling With No Swag, translation in comments) in ~music

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    I've discovered this wonderful track just a few days ago. Egor Letov alledgedly made this song from random bits and pieces of conversations he have heard around him in buses, trains, and just on...

    I've discovered this wonderful track just a few days ago. Egor Letov alledgedly made this song from random bits and pieces of conversations he have heard around him in buses, trains, and just on the street. Usually, GrOb's songs are very hard to translate due to their very peculiar use of the Russian language, but I think I've managed to make a decent equirhythmic translation of this one. (Does this make this submission an OC?) If you notice some things that could've been translated better, please let me know. I hope you enjoy.

    Russian (Romanised)               English
    
    Lish odno v mojom karmanie --     Only one thing in my pocket,
      biespontovyj pirozhok.            it's a dumpling with no swag.
    Kazhdyj iz nas --                 Every one
      biespontovyj pirozhok. (×2)       is a dumpling with no swag. (×2)
    
    Kazhdyj dienj svoju ja sumku,     Every day I watchéd over,
      svoju sumku okhranial.            watchéd over my own bag.
    Vsiu svoju zhiznj --              My whole live
      ja sumku okhranial. (×2)          I watched over my bag. (×2)
    
    Na Okie i na Kubani               On the Oka and in Kubanj
      krutiat vsiakoje govno.           they play any kind of shit.
    Liubit narod nash                 Our people like
      vsiakoje govno. (×2)              just any kind of shit. (×2)
    
    Ni okontsiev, ni dviertsov,       Not a window, not a door,
      a polna zhopa ogurtsov.           but a gherkin-filled arsehole.
    Nasha strana --                   Our home land
      polna zhopa ogurtsov.             is a gherkin-filled arsehole.
    Vsiakaja strana --                Every land
      polna zhopa ogurtsov.             is a gherkin-filled arsehole.
    
    Lish odno v mojom karmanie --     Only one thing in my pocket
      biespontovyj pirozhok.            it's a dumpling with no swag.
    Kazhdyj iz nas --                 Every one
      biespontovyj pirozhok. (×10)      is a dumpling with no swag. (×10)
    
    1 vote
  6. Comment on So you think you know C? in ~comp

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    One possible reason is making sure the legacy stuff keeps compiling. C appeared in 1973 and the first standard, ANSI C, only appeared in 1989. And even after that a lot of implementations were...

    One possible reason is making sure the legacy stuff keeps compiling. C appeared in 1973 and the first standard, ANSI C, only appeared in 1989. And even after that a lot of implementations were (and probably still are) non-conforming.

    The other is supporting all those weird architectures with 9-bit chars and 36-bit words, that were still in use in the 70s and 80s.

    IIRC, not only does C++ not define these things, it also adds hundreds of even more undefined things. And as a cherry on top, C++ defines some of the things C defined differently from C.

    9 votes
  7. Comment on Rust 2018 is here… but what is it? in ~comp

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    I know this thread is seven months old, but I've just encountered this on /r/rust. A user's code was presumably correct and used to compile. After the 1.36.0 release, it stopped compiling despite...

    I know this thread is seven months old, but I've just encountered this on /r/rust. A user's code was presumably correct and used to compile. After the 1.36.0 release, it stopped compiling despite being correct. A person probably working for one of the Rust Teams reminds that:

    Type inference regressions are explicitly permitted per our stability policy.

    This made me think of you and this thread, so I decided to share.

    6 votes
  8. Comment on iOS 13 redraws your eyes using ARKit so that you're looking at the camera instead of the screen in ~tech

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    There is something eerily dystopian about it. A thing as common as looking into someone's eyes suddenly becomes “improved” by technology. In the pretend-world you're looking into people's eyes...

    There is something eerily dystopian about it. A thing as common as looking into someone's eyes suddenly becomes “improved” by technology. In the pretend-world you're looking into people's eyes more, but in reality you don't see the eyes at all; you see an animation that looks like your partner's eyes. This desire to make the world look more refined without actually trying to refine it bothers me greatly.

    2 votes