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>he saw the problem decades in advance.
Truly, a man like no other.
Aren't portions of all C compilers, aside from tcc, lost to time and you can only bootstrap them beginning from certain pre-compiled versions of themselves? When talking about other languages, a lot of them started with C as the ground base so you'd need to check that as well. This shit is making my head hurt.
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>>3871
Intel ME taught me to distrust my fucking CPU. Even hand-written assembly compilers won't cut it.

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Lately I've been interested in looking for a final solution to the imageboard problem, deplatforming and relying on centralized authorities for hosting. P2P through TOR seems like the most logical path forward. But the software would also need to be accessible, easily installed and understood by just about anyone, and easily secure/private by default.

Retroshare seemed like a decent choice, but unfortunately its forum function is significantly lacking in features. I haven't investigate too much into zeronet either but from what I recall that was a very bloated piece of software and I'm looking for something that's light and simple. Then there's BitChan (>>507) which fits most of the bill but contrasted with Retroshare is not simple to setup.

I know there is essentially nothing else out there so this thread isn't necessarily asking to be spoonfed some unknown piece of software that went under the radar of anons. But I think the concept of P2P imageboards should be further explored even though the failure of zeronet soured a lot of peoples perspective on the concept. Imageboards are so simple by nature I feel this shouldn't be as difficult as it is. Retroshare comes close but as I understand it you can't really moderate the forums that you create. Plus the media integration is basically non-existent, though media is a lesser concern. But having everything routed through tor and being able to mail, message, and ha
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Here's an idea that's probably been tried before. 
>posts have no identifiers other than the hash 
>users can be "moderators" and broadcast lists of hashes that break a certain rule (e.g. CP mod that flags the posts that are CP, spam moderator that flags spam, random faggot that flags posts he doesn't like)
>users can choose to ignore, save the hash list from moderators and just mark the posts, save the hashes and don't download those posts, or save the hashes and download those posts but without the images, on a per moderator basis
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Anything I should know about FChannel and its developers, doesn't look too bad tbh.
Judging just by the logo, it's made by cuckchanners and will be promoted there.
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>>3793
Here are some of my ramblings on a somewhat different concept:
>to post, you need to solve a Proof of Work(PoW) problem
>the result you get is some string satisfying some requirement, which can be checked easily
>that string is used as your used ID for your post(s)
>want to change ID? You gotta spend some minutes mining a new PoW
>now all your posts can be banned/ignored by ID!

Troubles, to list just a few:
>any posted ID can be used by any malicious user to post CP and whatnot
>in fact, every posted ID at once because why not?
<hard to counter, even through such a change would probably be obvious to human eyes
<how about this: PoW is in fact an open/private key pair, and if there is a post with your open key in the thread already, you gotta also add some proof you have the secret key too
<that'd block identity theft at least
<(while we're at it, do note how i2p already uses key pairs to send each other data so that it cannot be decrypted by anyone but the holder of the secret key)
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>I’ve been working as a mobile developer for 12 years. I’m a straight white male who knows what I am doing in my occupation. But lately I’m struggling to find another place to work.
>I applied for a job at DuckDuckGo, and got told to go fuck myself right away. So I reapplied as a black lesbian 5 years of experience who can’t program or spell. They are moving me to the 2nd round of interviews.
>What do we do in an industry that fucks straight white men over so relentlessly? >Do I just become a NEET? Feeling down and super blackpilled atm. Fuck this gay clown world where nothing makes any sense.
Source: https://varishangout.com/index.php?threads/duckduckgo-ignore-highly-qualified-white-man-interested-in-black-queen.509/
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>>3357 (OP) 
I am transvaccinated. I am valid and you need to respect my pronouns or get cancelled.
There seems to be few options, either work in smaller business, ideally remotely to offset living cost; or beat them in their game, choose all races and gender on your jewedin profile and dress like a clown in the interview.
>>3357 (OP) 
this belong in news thread
Lol, that name:
https://campusstartup.incubate.org.au/founder-chat-with-winkd-finally-an-inclusive-dating-app-27cda37d5cda?gi=2bab3c5551e1
cuckcuckgo is a tentacle belonging to the nose tribe.
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>> Do i just become a NEET ?

yes,
maybe occasionally take a small order for a website & dont pay taxes
put your skills to decentralizing/federating the internet

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>try to search something on an invidious fork
>as per usual, it doesn't work
>end up needing to search on invidio.us and open every link to see which fork is working today
Is this because of Jewgle's mischief or host incompetence?
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>>3529
Fuck off white knight.
In the last few days there are more and more strange posts, at this point it can't even be a bot since bots learn from users. Did a eceleb advertise the webring on insta or something? 

I use iteroni.com and i don't remember it being down much.
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>>3531
The variety of strange posts seems to be coming from different people at different time. It may be just a number of newcomers making 1-2 posts.
Also use pipe-viewer.
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>>3532
How is pipe-viewer related to what i said?
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>>3533
pipe-viewer with invidious api tries all known instances automatically.

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What do you think is the most complicated piece of software? Like if someone were to attempt making an alternative that has comparable features and performance, what piece of software would be the hardest to match?

You might instinctively say operating systems, but I think they're actually pretty simple relatively speaking. I think the main reason many people don't make them from scratch is that there's a huge barrier of entry, you can't even program it normally and will have to set some assembly and weird data sections, you don't really get experience for that kind of thing anywhere so you have to learn from some half assed guides how to do it. And if you got it going, the most complicated part would be hardware drivers, but in my opinion those don't count as part of the OS, rather they're a bridge between the OS and the hardware. It would also be hard to define what drivers count as being part of the OS and what don't.

Next is web browsers, but similarly, I think they're not as complicated as they may at first seem. Instead of being somehow advanced, there's just a lot of shit in them, I'm sure a lot of people could make a web browser if given enough time in a time chamber. I suppose that counts as being complicated though.

My candidates for the most complex pieces of software are Photoshop and Unreal Engine. My reasoning is that if you wanted to make an alternative that has the same features, almost nobody could do it no matter how much time you gave them. A lot o
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>>3279
>>3268
The problem with the web isn't so much the standards it runs on, the problem is that browsers at some point started compensating for common mistakes people made. This then morphed into people not considering those things mistakes anymore and making even more egregious mistakes. 
This, much like some features of modern compilers, made the actual display of websites unpredictable because the browsers have effectively ceased following the standards as written. 
A standard is holy and should never be implemented in anything but a literal way by any program. Otherwise it ceases to be a standard. If a standard needs a change, change the standard, not the implementation.

That being said, it's unrealistic not to count "displaying the web as-is" as a task and instead expect the entire world to switch to some new thing. The internet is too large for that, this isn't the 90s anymore. Otherwise, you may well count replacing the entire street network to be able to support hydrogen-fueled heavy tanks as the main vehicle an altogether easy job.
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>>3410
>much like some features of modern compilers
What are you thinking of here? I can think of multiple compilers that take the standard as "holy" and use it to justify all kinds of wack shit (especially in the C world) but not many that accept horribly wrong crap in some misguided attempt to "do what I mean". I guess you can find this in a few languages though.

It's also worth noting that many browsers don't follow the standard precisely because the standards are such rancid shit. It's the combination of bad standards and ignored standards that makes the web awful.
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>>3266 (OP) 
IBM Maximo
>>3411
> I can think of multiple compilers that take the standard as "holy" and use it to justify all kinds of wack shit
And they're completely right.
I'm sorry but if you can't even follow your language's standard your code has severe bugs in it and it's not the compiler that is to blame.

If you want to look for something that compilers actually get wrong then have a look at clang/gcc adding security bugs to programs every time you clear sensitive data with memset, and how both refuse to fix this and we need functions like explicit_bzero.
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>>3414
Well which one is it, are they completely right or do they get memset wrong? The exact same logic underlies both. Which category would (x + 12 < x) as a signed overflow check on a machine with wraparound fall into? When GCC started "optimizing" that one out, the responsible maintainer replied "the standard allows this so it's your problem, fix your code" to everyone who complained, like a broken record.

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Excuse me for the low quality thread, but
WINDOWS 11 IS FUCKING WEBSHIT
THE UI IS RUNNING INSIDE MICROSOFT EDGE
THE PROGRAMS ARE RUNNING INSIDE MICROSOFT EDGE
Yes, I stole these screenshots from Twitter. News this fucking retarded does not deserve a good thread.
The absolute fucking state of Microsoft.
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>>3301
Man can't wait for all the normalfags to abandon their old computers for new ones that support windows 11. Will the price of hardware drop even more due to this? Will I get to have an old laptop as cheap as a used phone?
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>>3346
There are tons of them on ebay already?
>>3346
Not as useful as it used to be considering that all computers made in the last 10 years are fucking garbage.
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>>3345
>Still sticking with spyware.
Where do you think you are?
>>3345
Install Ubuntu Mate

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>invest in an expensive mechanical keyboard because if I'm typing on it all day anyway then it might as well be the best I can get
>find a keyboard with "speed silver" switches because supposed to be quiet and I hate pressing the keys very deep down
>turns out the fucking brick is thicker than your mom and I have to bend my hands up in an awkward way
>keys activate at like 20% the way down, which means you have literally no physical feedback whatsoever for when it activates
>need to press the keys almost a whole centimeter before it's at the bottom
>loud as fuck "clack" sound if the key hits the bottom
>the fucking keys are laid in a niggerlicious concave curve where I need to lift my fingers higher to press the key above the current one
I've literally never touched a keyboard that felt worse to use, this thing cost like $200 or something. I could have gotten one for cheaper but this was the only one of it's type that didn't have disco lights all over it. Speaking of which, it's almost impossible to find a mechanical keyboard that doesn't bleed rainbow lights out of it's ass, some of them even advertise themselves as having "blinding lights".

Are mechanical keyboards the biggest meme in computers? I've used a flat chiclet keyboard (
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>>3255
Testers for some of the worst switches that you can get, and then picked the worst one of those.
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>>3258
With a few more dollars I can get myself a nice silent mouse and keyboard combo, wireless via dongle or bluetooth. Take care of your wallet anon.
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>>3261
You could get a piece of shit. One that wouldn't last very long.

>wireless
>bluetooth
Shameful.
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>>3262
My cheap ass dongle wireless mouse works perfectly fine even after I hit it with a hammer, never lag once. Don't know about Bluetooth but I have only had bad experience with that. Not a problem though because they usually have both options now. Next time I would like to buy a rechargeable one so I don't have to waste money buying battery every 3 months.
>>3261
>>3255
>being this poor

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According to this: https://madaidans-insecurities.github.io/security-privacy-advice.html Linux is bad from security perspective, author advises you to use WIndows 10 in S mode, macOS or ChromeOS for more securit. Is it true or he is biased?
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>>3100
Good, keep spamming the same mentally retarded shit and see more and more people siding with your enemy. No amount of technical knowledge will save your cause if one keeps being a 4channy on the the internet.
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>>3103
No him. More retarded users leave Linux alone the better. No more freedesktop faggotry, shitd, dbus, all of those shit are because of having to cater to them which let (((redhat))) gained control over major distros. Side all you want with an inferior OS. Fuck off with that shit, more users is not always better. Majority of human living are niggers, go to Africa with them. Importing niggers inevitably lead to degeneration. Can't you see them same happening in your fucking country now? And you propose welcoming more niggers because they will be scared away? Let them be, better yet, keep them in Windows and Macshit. I am going to shill on plebbit and 4/g/ to make sure that happens.
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>>3103
The reverse psychology is working as intended.
>>3106
Freedesktop, maybe. Systemdicks and dbus going away isn't going to happen as this is what the corporate sponsors of Linux want - FAGMAN, Redhat, etc. Doesn't have anything to do with normalfags. What could become worse is general userland experience, thanks to more software hitching itself to Gnomefags that will continue to poorly imitate Apple and development of Wayland being rushed to the point of creating a pile of shit full of security holes identical to X.
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>>3116
Systemd and dbus ARE Freedesktop. It's actually remarkable how much of the cancer plaguing modern Linux goes back to that group.

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is this really what sex will be like in the future?
INTERGALACATIC TACTILE DATA FUCK
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>>2908
Wat?
Speed running the Net for cybersexual encounters?
None of this looks very comfortable or sexy. Add in some disgusting biotech faggotry and you could pass this off as a Cruelty Squad shitpost.
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>>2988
Probably on par with sticking a Nintendo light gun in a pussy / ass and repeatedly pulling the creaky, springy trigger.
>>2988
It's supposed to be thanking the docs you see.
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>>2888
There's little PC hardware or software in the mag. Most the ads were for phone sex. The highlights I found were an electric male masturbator described to feel like "fucking a latex jellyfish", an anarchist BBS that glowed brighter than 8kunt, and pic related.

>>2908
This could have been predicted by anyone who spent any amount of time on AIM or IRC. It used to be that normal people made fun of creeps pretending to be little girls, but now the lunatics are running the asylum.

>>2911
Not in the land of the free yet, but if you want actual interactivity there's going to be a creepy tranny on the other end of the line. You might like this from the old /agdg/ though: https://viva-project.org/

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Holy, Holy, Holy. Powered by IBM. Technology, that humanity can rely on.
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>>2638
powered by Allah™
>>2637
You can install Gentoo on it and use it as a slow terminal.
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Powered by Goat Seggs
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>>2637
>unique, by today standards
<not run Intel Management Engine
<not run AMD PSP
<not run Intel AMT 
<not run System Management Mode
>>2626 (OP) 
Z, the other white me- Q!

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