• 8 Posts
Joined 2Y ago
Cake day: Jul 27, 2020


Ich verstehe echt nicht wie unsere Innenministerin immer noch so einen Quatsch von sich geben kann. Am Beispiel Russland hat man doch super gesehen, dass das nicht klappt.

Auch aktuell am Fall des Telegram-Kanals von reitschuster.de zeigt sich, dass das Zensieren via Apple/Google nichts bringt, vergleiche dazu die “Gesehen” Zahlen vor und nach diesem Beitrag entsprechenden Kanals: https://t.me/reitschusterde/3767

Und abgesehen davon ist es meiner Ansicht nach auch der völlig falsche Weg jetzt Telegram zu sperren, nur weil da ein winziger Teil Irrer tatsächlich strafrechtlich relevante Dinge wie Morddrohungen äußert.

Well, you see… umm, I am a very creative person!

This contradicts itself, if something is a fact then it is not a conspiracy theory.

This is no contradiction. The thing is often not all facts are available and there is a lot of room for interpretation. For example, looking back at history: The tobacco industry claims nicotine is not addictive. Facts: At the time not entirely clear to the public. Should you be allowed to discuss about the tobacco industry conspiring: Yes, absolutely.

But it seems the meaning for conspiracy theory has shifted to theories only crackpots come up with and stuff that generally is not true. The original meaning of the two words taken separately still makes a lot of sense to me. Also how would you call a theory about a conspiracy that is actually likely to be true?

Please note that there is nothing inherently wrong with conspiracy theories. I think it should be obvious that there have been tons of big conspiracies throughout history. Uncovering current ones is probably in the interest of most people and should not be frowned upon.

What you consider conspiracy people are probably only those with baseless claims or just plain wrong arguments and I agree with @nutomic@lemmy.ml here: As long as the discussions are civil and presented facts not obviously wrong, I do not see a problem.

Haha, should have gone with: mpv --vo=tct --really-quiet $(echo aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cueW91dHViZS5jb20vd2F0Y2g/dj1kUXc0dzlXZ1hjUQ== | base64 -d -)

Even xterm is too distracting with mpv --vo=tct --really-quiet "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ" :P


Shouldn’t the upper right panel be Data breach

Please note that Apple and Google apparently already started censoring content related to covid on Telegram in Germany a few days ago. Boris Reitschuster’s channel (https://t.me/reitschusterde) with about 300K members is currently not available for the App/Play-Store version of Telegram: https://reitschuster.de/post/zensieren-google-und-apple-jetzt-auch-fremd-bei-telegram-2/

As far is I am aware there is no official statement yet and this may not be censorship but it sure looks that way. Perhaps someone else knows more about this?

While I am not particularly fond of said journalist this is definitely a step into the wrong direction.

I am aware of this concern and share it. I also agree that the risk benefit ration of being vaccinated is probably off for healthy younger people. Nonetheless I think this is a cool technology.

That’d be green beans. In Germany they are aptly named “Brechbohnen” which can be interpreted as “vomiting-beans”.

In my opinion there is truth to both sides here, as is the case in most arguments.

While the current vaccines against COVID-19 sadly did not fulfill the hope of being sterilizing and thus being capable to eradicate COVID-19, they sure help prevent many cases of severe illness and hospitalizations as well as deaths especially for the elderly. So I think it does make a lot of sense to get vaccinated if you are older or have some medical condition that makes COVID-19 especially risky to you.

On the other hand it is equally true that the vaccines have been developed at an incredible speed and they are based on a completely new technology, at least regarding tests on humans. Typically vaccines need 5 to 10 years for development 1. Being worried about the safety of this new vaccines is not unreasonable, especially considering that there have been a lot more reports about adverse side effects than you typically get for vaccines. So at least to me it is understandable as well if especially healthy younger people not really at risk, are reluctant about getting vaccinated.

On an unrelated side note: I think the mRNA technology is freaking cool and I hope we can put it to more good use in the future.

Please lets not make fun of people dying here on World News. Also I don’t really see how this is relevant.

One thing to watch out for is that (ICU) Hospitalizations and deaths even more so lag behind the numbers for cases. So looking at these numbers right now is probably still inconclusive.

But I very much like that you posted these graphs, that’s something you can properly discuss as opposed to all those comments regarding COVID-19 that just voice feelings without backing anything up.

Edit: Data from the UK look pretty similar: https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/healthcare The time lag between cases and hospitalizations seems to be a week and comparing the current hospitalizations to cases of a week a go and to the previous waves supports your claim.

I don’t doubt that, do you have any numbers though, perhaps even for Omicron? I’d absolutely love for Omicron or a following variant to be as mild or milder than the flu because I am really getting tired of all of this.

How does Omicron compare to the flu, are there any usable numbers yet?

Thank you! That sure is better than pretty much everything I’ve found so far, gladly taking more recommendations if you have some :)

Any favorites you can recommend for me?

Oh my god Teeworlds! I used to sink so many hours into that game, it’s also what got me into programming.

You will want to checkout Julia, it pretty much does exactly what you described. For example you can do this:

julia> f(a,b) = a + b  # defines a function that adds two things
f (generic function with 1 method)

julia> @code_llvm f(20,22)  # asks julia what llvm ir code is generated by evaluating f for the integers 20 and 22
;  @ REPL[1]:1 within `f`
define i64 @julia_f_426(i64 signext %0, i64 signext %1) #0 {
; ┌ @ int.jl:87 within `+`
   %2 = add i64 %1, %0
; └
  ret i64 %2

julia> f(20,22)

Julia uses a GC though.

Why is Chinese pop music so terrible?

Recently I’ve tried to find some nice c-pop. So far rather unsuccessfully, everything I have found is incredibly boring/bland. It nearly always starts with a light piano intro and does not get any more exciting than that, there is little variation and if I skip through the song it often feels like I…

Fortunately there was a big discussion over at hackernews: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=27710075 otherwise I probably wouldn’t have caught this…

Weylus lets you use your tablet as input device on your computer. The screen is mirrored and things like pressure sensitivity as well as multi touch is supported. Like this you can easily start drawing or handwriting on your computer using your tablet. …

I created a small bash script to search and play videos from YouTube with mpv as the web interface is just abysmal. The source code can be found here: https://github.com/H-M-H/yt

I was in need of a graphic tablet for my Linux system and already got the hardware: a regular tablet and a stylus. Unfortunately there was no software to make tablet and computer play nicely together. That’s why I created Weylus, a program that lets you control your computer via the browser on your …