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  1. The feeling when you create something with a small flaw that you noticed at he beginning but then thought that it would be straightened down at the end but then it can't be straightened out in the end.

    about 3 months ago from web
  2. Semi related note I have never been in a supermarket that was above 295 degrees K. I guess this is somehow a requirement when you have a lot of products on the shelves that can possibly spoil ?

    That and to offset the heat that some of the fridges emit on the backside.

    But I guess it would be really entertaining to watch coca-cola bottles violently explode when someone leaves them out in the unloading section for too long.

    Its probably not going to affect consumers in a big way.

    about 3 months ago from web
  3. Out of curiosity looking for used Nvidia GTX 1080 and they still cost more than I want to pay.

    about 3 months ago from web
  4. It feels so weird to be on SPC with some of the people from here, but half a decade after, all of us old and wise now. But I'm thankful for those connections, and for this place's uncanny ability to bring to light the most interesting people.

    Who could have predicted that we'd go from bronies to shamans and wizards.

    about 4 months ago from web
  5. I'm extremely frustrated. I have to dumb down my VR training program a lot more than I already have. I'm told that people shouldn't be allowed to drop grabbed items. I mean WTF! They take out all the fun of flinging items around. Also all the dynamic things I've built in should be gone. "Only activate the items that are immediately needed at the moment of the procedure!".

    about 5 months ago from web
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    • @oracle In industrial maintenance, dropping items and tools can cause serious setbacks. My opinion is that a user SHOULD be able to drop items, and that the dropping of the items should create a natural penalty.

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    • @adiwan I am interested in your work here because I have a lot of experience in writing technical training documentation. Mostly with an emphasis in SQF (Food safety and quality) procedures but also in the documentation of my own and my teams poorly poorly written code.

      about 5 months ago in context
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    • @oracle The main problem is that I'm not responsible for the storyboard of the training. I'm the one who has to convert the gibberish into code. What I get is a very linear script that tells the user what to do and when the action has been done the next instruction appears. I use a giant state machine (in my current one there are about 80 states) for that purpose. Every time an action or an instruction has ended the state machine advances. The storyboard has 3 "difficulty levels" in mind in which the first level the user get all the instructions and the interaction items are highlighted. The second difficulty level is the same but without the instructions, and the 3rd is with no highlighting. In every state only the currently needed items are interactable and nothing more. My current training has also a little quiz in the second level and a thing where the user has to order the steps on a whiteboard. It's on the level of a kindergartener.

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  6. I did not heed the warnings and now I am addicted to Factorio ... #

    about 9 months ago from web
  7. Javascript is so freaking weird, I can have an object with methods

    var example = {
    addOne: function(x) {return x + 1}
    }

    And I can call the addOne function by using a string to get it from inside the object,

    example["addOne"](0);

    about 10 months ago from web
  8. Programmers only enjoy difficult CS projects like writing compilers because, although it's difficult and can take a long time, the requirements never change and the problem is very concrete. Unlike the BS in software development where the requirements change EVERY OTHER DAY and your company NEVER IMPLEMENTS YOUR SOLUTIONS!!!! ..... I'm not mad

    about 10 months ago from web
  9. Am I allowed to die yet?

    about 10 months ago from web
  10. Hey rdn how’s that re-branding coming along. Looks like the Nazis were your life support after all eh?

    about 11 months ago from web
  11. . http://rainbowdash.net/url/873276

    about a year ago from web
  12. Stephen Hillenburg has died, but the memes shall live forever!

    about a year ago from web
  13. [quote]BBCode[/quote]

    about a year ago from web
  14. My new schtick is going to be trying to devise a holoalphabetic sentence in the Chinese script and language.

    about a year ago from web
  15. @mrmattimation Not really, the differences never bothered my at all to be completely honest. The digital and set design on those films was so god damned beautiful it makes me cry just thinking about it. Seriously the first one was made in 2009, yet still looks modern.

    about a year ago from web
  16. I understand that many Star Trek fans disliked the JJ reboot films. I loved them for their own reasons. I do have one issue that I just CAN NOT overlook. At 25 minutes into the film you can see the NCC-1701 being built. The Enterprise in the prime timeline, along with literally every other starship was not built on the planet, but built in space!!!

    about a year ago from web
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    • @oracle there’s a really simple explanation for that inconsistency... it’s not the Prime timeline. In the Prime timeline, Kahn also killed Spock, not Captain Kirk, and in Abrams’ films, the opposite happened. There are a million other differences between the two worlds, and THAT’S the one that upsets you?

      about a year ago in context
  17. I need something new and fresh to do with my life. Screw it, I'll make a platform SaaS! I'll make a P2P network for leasing, buying, and leasing to own computers and computer hardware.

    about a year ago from web
  18. Remember when this place was popular enough for random mothers to threaten to sue me over it? Good times.

    about a year ago from web
  19. Choosing furniture is agony.

    about a year ago from web
  20. My wife and I have left our church this week. It has been both liberating and depressing at the same time.

    about a year ago from web
  21. grape me for wanting people to understand or care

    about a year ago from web
    • @noooooooo It's certainly not the we don't care. I think I can speak for all of us in saying, we care. However, you are demonstrating a certain amount of immaturity over this. The mods of that community can do whatever they feel like doing. It's there "club" so to speak. You had no right to be there, they allowed you to be there and participate. You can't ask for justice to be served when no injustices were committed.

      about a year ago in context
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  22. Ponycrush just bans people for no reason. http://rainbowdash.net/url/872977

    about a year ago from web
  23. My bank account after paying for my kitchen will be a lot emptier.

    about a year ago from web
  24. Why do I always buy rolls of Scotch tape, never finish a roll of Scotch tape, and still not have any goddamned Scotch tape!?

    about a year ago from web
  25. I don't know if this is legal or not, but I don't pay taxes "correctly". I filled out my W2 so that I pay 10$ on each paycheque. I invest what was supposed to be paid (along with other investments) When April rolls around, I file my taxes and pay what it owed, but it's essentially less because of the return on the investment.

    about a year ago from web
  26. https://9gag.com/gag/a73vjQL

    about a year ago from web
  27. I'm annoyed by the Bowsette meme.

    about a year ago from web
  28. Does anyone remember when Power Balance bands were a trend?

    about a year ago from web
  29. I keep vodka in my freezer so when I want/need to cool an ambient beverage I can cool it in under a minute. Super convenient, would recommend.

    about a year ago from web
  30. http://rainbowdash.net/url/872702

    about a year ago from web