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by archeleus
Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0835: "Tree"
Replies: 126
Views: 29671

Re: 0835: "Tree"

Being another CS guy myself, I like this one. Heh, the alt-text is great.
by archeleus
Fri Dec 17, 2010 7:43 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Mac vs PC
Replies: 162
Views: 49018

Re: Mac vs PC

cjmcjmcjmcjm wrote: After owning a Macbook Pro, I cannot use any trackpad that works otherwise.


Seconded.
by archeleus
Fri Dec 17, 2010 7:41 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: HTML5 or Flash?
Replies: 182
Views: 29369

Re: Html5

Not relevant maybe but

I hate Flash

Can't browse the web without NoScript these days.
by archeleus
Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23681
Views: 1849088

Re: Guess The Next Poster

No.

Oregonaut.
by archeleus
Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:33 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Cartoon)
Replies: 317
Views: 179147

Re: I need a TV series recommendation

Well I don't want to start another thread if I can get some recco's in this thread so here goes. Watched/watching: Friends Heroes How I Met Your Mother IT Crowd Leverage The Mentalist Two and a Half Men BBT Lost (a few episodes of) Desperate Housewives So what do you guys suggest I watch next? I was...
by archeleus
Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: My brother is being an idiot!
Replies: 15
Views: 2495

Re: My brother is being an idiot!

Endless Mike wrote:but includes a Core i7 and dual GPUs among other


i5 520M
1x Nvidia 480 GTX

The card is expensive but it will perform better than two lower end cards put together.
by archeleus
Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:46 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: I need help with a bash script
Replies: 10
Views: 1211

Re: I need help with a bash script

archeleus, could you be more specific? I don't know anything about perl/python. I would need to sort a list of locations by chapter according to the order of the htm links in the introduction .htm file of each chapter. Well what I'm thinking you can do is go through the first file, get all the link...
by archeleus
Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:40 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Interesting power on issue
Replies: 3
Views: 635

Re: Interesting power on issue

Any sounds? Beeping perhaps?

For starters, check your RAM.
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bradley Manning tortured
Replies: 429
Views: 47550

Re: Bradley Manning tortured

That was a good read. Thank you Belial. As for the prison conditions, I agree that keeping a person in solitary for their own good is bullshit. Humans are social animals and they need social interactions to perform normally. There are far worse crimes than leaking information and I don't see those p...
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Does anyone like the way Swing programs look?
Replies: 9
Views: 1799

Re: Does anyone like the way Swing programs look?

No, I can't stand the look either. On the mac it isn't so bad, but otherwise I avoid it as much as possible.

If I'm on a low end system then yes I think along the same lines
hotaru wrote:oh great, i'm not going to be able to do anything on this computer for about 10 minutes
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Most Overrated Artists/Songs
Replies: 241
Views: 33458

Re: Most Overrated Artists/Songs

Underrated: Soul Coughing.
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:15 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: PC Gamepads
Replies: 34
Views: 5803

Re: PC Gamepads

When I used to game on PC, I preferred the Xbox 360 controller. Got the drivers and everything worked like a breeze right out of the box. I just can't stand to play games like FIFA with the keyboard.

Now I don't game much on the PC and I love the dualshock 3's that I use with the PS3.
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: I hate math notation!
Replies: 57
Views: 22543

Re: I hate math notation!

2) arcsin(x) is often written as sin−1(x) which I remembered annoyed the SHIT out of me when I was in high school. Especially since sin2(x) is the accepted notation for (sin(x))^2. Shouldn't sin^(−1) (x)=1/sin(x)? Agreed wholeheartedly. I still just write arcsin and I think the TI-89's function is ...
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: OF Loading Bars and Things...
Replies: 13
Views: 3721

Re: OF Loading Bars and Things...

They all work in different ways I guess. An image manipulation program that I messed around with when I was bored made the progress bar out of how many 100 pixels were done. If I was doing a FFT for really large data sets, it can be how much of the data to be processed is done, or how much of the ou...
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 11:55 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: I need help with a bash script
Replies: 10
Views: 1211

Re: I need help with a bash script

Well if you are talking about parsing the file correctly into titles/content/links/etc then I suggest looking for a perl/python solution.
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:57 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: I need help with a bash script
Replies: 10
Views: 1211

Re: I need help with a bash script

What does your wget command look like? We do need to see the URL, just post it here after removing any identification.
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:22 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: PHP error debugging
Replies: 10
Views: 3222

Re: PHP error debugging

Eclipse with PDT and $watch </path/to/log/file> will do in most cases.
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:19 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: I need help with a bash script
Replies: 10
Views: 1211

Re: I need help with a bash script

What format is the ebook? Is it like in an embedded frame? If not what is the link like? (post a sample link).
by archeleus
Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:15 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: FTP Server?
Replies: 6
Views: 787

Re: FTP Server?

Or maybe the files are stored elsewhere and then just moved to the public FTP server when requested?
by archeleus
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0834: "Wikileaks"
Replies: 102
Views: 50042

Re: 0834: "Wikileaks"

Lol'd.
by archeleus
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:24 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Distro Whores...I mean Distro Wars!
Replies: 246
Views: 49105

Re: Distro Whores...I mean Distro Wars!

I've used Slackware, Debian and (k)ubuntu and some more but they don't matter. I started messing with Slackware due to the opinion that it was hard to install and use. Of course the install would have been really frustrating without a secondary machine ready with Google but I got through fine and lo...
by archeleus
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:09 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: doesnt work on (stupid) windows
Replies: 13
Views: 1884

Re: doesnt work on (stupid) windows

Also stream functions (especially cout) are slow and are best avoided.
by archeleus
Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:14 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's ACTUALLY listen to each other's music!
Replies: 72
Views: 13679

Re: Let's ACTUALLY listen to each other's music!

Tunng: glitchfolk from London. Comes in two flavours: More folky (their older stuff) or more alt-pop-y. Soft male vocals over eccentric, melodic tunes. I like the folky version (Jenny again). The voice is excellent and the video great, can't find a higher quality version though. Now how about Soul ...
by archeleus
Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:54 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Digimon vs. Pokemon
Replies: 134
Views: 48972

Re: Digimon vs. Pokemon

Pokemon ftw. Though it has been like forever since I've watched any of this. I've always hated digimon though.
by archeleus
Mon Nov 29, 2010 6:32 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Convincing parents to get a DECENT computer
Replies: 23
Views: 3176

Re: Convincing parents to get a DECENT computer

I had my first computer when I was younger BUT it had 32 MB of RAM, less than 1 GB of HDD and a 1 MB video card.

If the only reason why you want to buy a better system is gaming, I advise against it.
by archeleus
Thu Nov 25, 2010 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Noob with a Goal (Programming 101 help)
Replies: 17
Views: 1809

Re: Noob with a Goal (Programming 101 help)

Offtopic: I like the title of this thread.
by archeleus
Thu Nov 25, 2010 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Put a computer in a TI Calculator's body
Replies: 18
Views: 5306

Re: Put a computer in a TI Calculator's body

Even with the Wolfram|Alpha app I still don't think I can survive without my TI-89.
by archeleus
Thu Nov 25, 2010 3:31 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Help with checking user input..
Replies: 5
Views: 797

Re: Help with checking user input..

I didn't understand what you are trying to say but I happen to be bored so here. Probably not even what you are looking for, #include <stdio.h> int main(void){ char moar; int opt = 0; do{ printf("All that shit that you mentioned\n"); scanf("%d", &opt);...
by archeleus
Thu Nov 25, 2010 2:42 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Noob with a Goal (Programming 101 help)
Replies: 17
Views: 1809

Re: Noob with a Goal (Programming 101 help)

Well whatever you said can be done in Mathematica or MATLAB (I'm just saying because you said you need graphing capabilities). Otherwise you can just learn C++ and then use some external library to do the graphing.
by archeleus
Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:34 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: VERRRRY big numbers
Replies: 8
Views: 1545

Re: VERRRRY big numbers

Well I do know Java but I prefer using C or C++ to do stuff like this. I can link you to the GNU Bignum library which is only limited by the amount of memory you have.
by archeleus
Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Screaming in Music
Replies: 34
Views: 7488

Re: Screaming in Music

I don't actually like screamo's that much. Just some bands like Opeth, Eluveitie, etc; I absolutely can't bear black metal and all that, but like the guy above said PROGRESSIVE/MELODIC DEATH METAL FUCK YEAH.
by archeleus
Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:05 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Song Identification!
Replies: 458
Views: 200767

Re: Song Identification!

Not it was this. Flying by Steve Barakatt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JjKrxjzIZQ

Maybe my description was a bit off. Awesome track though.
by archeleus
Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's ACTUALLY listen to each other's music!
Replies: 72
Views: 13679

Re: Let's ACTUALLY listen to each other's music!

Midnight wrote:I'll point you towards Closure


Nice performance. Shitty crowd.

I like Opeth, but I haven't heard this track before and I like it.

Now how about an Assassin's Creed 2 OST?
by archeleus
Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Song Identification!
Replies: 458
Views: 200767

Re: Song Identification!

I'd really appreciate help on this one but I really don't have that much information. Name: Flying (I didn't add wildcards because I don't think there is anything else to the name) Style: I heard it being performed by a local uni group. It is mostly a classical piece that is quite famous (maybe?) an...
by archeleus
Sun Nov 21, 2010 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: So... Why'd you choose your "Top Ten Favourite Games"?
Replies: 134
Views: 29659

Re: Top Ten Favorite Games

1. Morrowind Oblivion Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots GTA SA DMC 4 Crysis Crysis Warhead COD Modern Warfare 2 Prince of Persia Collection (except the last) Roadrash Roadrash, I played as a kid, truly epic. As for Morrowind, it will remain in the top forever. San Andreas story line is way co...
by archeleus
Sun Nov 21, 2010 11:51 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What is your favourite book?
Replies: 808
Views: 308957

Re: What is your favourite book?

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell.
by archeleus
Sun Nov 21, 2010 11:43 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Classical music in rock style
Replies: 12
Views: 4230

Re: Classical music in rock style

Poxic wrote:Like this? That's more pop than rock, but try some of the related videos.


I like this.

I was thinking more of in the form of hard rock with added instruments such as the clarinet, violin and cello.

Microscopic cog wrote:What about this?


For some reason I don't like this much, sorry.
by archeleus
Sun Nov 21, 2010 5:02 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Classical music in rock style
Replies: 12
Views: 4230

Classical music in rock style

Okay so I don't exactly know how to put this, but you know when a rock band takes a classical song and adds in percussion, electric guitar and all that (no vocals)? That's what I'm talking about.

Do you know of any such good pieces?
by archeleus
Sat Nov 20, 2010 4:46 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's ACTUALLY listen to each other's music!
Replies: 72
Views: 13679

Re: Let's ACTUALLY listen to each other's music!

This song is Where Is My Mind, by the Pixies. If you haven't heard this song yet, shame on you, listen to it now. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGXdXcpNsv4 Great song, I had forgotten about this. How about some Shinedown? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdvbD3vyMdA I like this. I can't pinpoint wha...
by archeleus
Wed Nov 17, 2010 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: SSH Tunnelling, Security and tcpdumping
Replies: 7
Views: 1017

Re: SSH Tunnelling, Security and tcpdumping

Thanks, for now I'm just trying this on Linux so tsocks is perfect.

I assume that the slight slow down is negligible?

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