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12:15 AM
It is, literally, a bare butt with tan lines surrounded by bubbles that form a heart shape. I don't think there's a "resemblance" there. — Catija 33 mins ago
Does the OP of this question need to be suspended under the Content Policy?
We don't allow explicit content here.
 
user315433
I think this falls under a form of use/mention distinction.
 
user315433
Since the question is asking whether a certain kind of image is explicit content.
 
user315433
But now that you brought up that policy...
 
user315433
> When your account is suspended, public access to content contributed under that account may be blocked or removed, and your account may be suspended or deleted at our discretion.
 
user315433
"When your account is suspended, your account may be suspended"
 
12:30 AM
Did you know:
> To say extinction is certain would be a misrepresentation. But risk of extinction has significance different from any other risk: extinction would defeat all human purpose for all time. Although the risk of extinction may be fractional, the stake is infinite, and a fraction of infinity is still infinity. Therefore, the possibility of extinction and the certainty of it are morally the same.
I love this piece of text. Schell 82.
 
user315433
12:57 AM
@bjb568 Meh. "Action A carries a nonzero risk of extinction". "Yeah, so does not doing A; so does everything. Infinities all around; try a more actionable approach to valuing outcomes"
 
In making a decision, if the risks associated with different choices are different, choose the lower risk. If they have the same risk of extinction, Schell doesn't apply. There is no paralysis.
 
user315433
But 0.01*infinity = 0.1*infinity, and so on
 
Right, but infinities are different sizes.
 
user315433
No. The paragraph is exactly arguing that it doesn't really matter how small the risk is.
 
Morally, it doesn't matter, since any threat of extinction compels us to act as much as we can, but in decision making, the different infinities do matter.
 
user202362
1:01 AM
but it does, according to limit theory - the integral of something during infinite time might be smaller than 1
 
user202362
really depends on the function
 
user202362
for example f(n) = 1/t^2
 
Hey, I use this in debate, not math competitions.
 
user315433
Appealing to the mathematical concept of infinity and then rejecting the conclusion that said concept entails (0.1*infinity = 0.01*infinity) doesn't look like a good move for a debate.
 
I personally don't buy that humans have infinite value. Rarely, some debaters say humans have negative value and extinction is good.
@zaq I can just throw hyperreal numbers at them.
 
user202362
1:05 AM
convergent or divergent integral is a very basic concept
 
user315433
My take is that extinction is inevitable: the laws of physics are stacked against life long-term. There is no safe option.
 
user202362
1:18 AM
do you know that productivity in agriculture and manufacturing has increase tenfolds in the past 200-300 years?
 
user202362
but if humans are dumb enough to add all those useless jobs and call it innovation, endlessly adding to earth population without putting serious effort into devising a way of escaping in earth inevitable demise, then extinction is relatively near
 
user202362
humans are fairly retarded as a whole
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@zaq Of course, but who knows what this Law of Large Numbers thing is, anyway?
 
user315433
> Reputation earned across Stack Exchange so far: 1,380,886,868 -- Nick Craver at 5:30 PM - 5 Dec 2016
 
user315433
1:33 AM
Or, about 1500 Jon Skeets.
 
user202362
I hope this doesn't include meta sites ... coz that would be sad ~_~
 
user202362
@zaq coz that equivalent to 4790 @shog rep on meta
 
@rene, or somebody, git question
let's say i modify a file, then git commit, but i don't do a git push yet.
then, let's say i modify that file again and screw it up
if i git reset will it restore to the repo version, or to the last committed version even though i haven't pushed it yet? (the latter is what i want)
 
user315433
git reset shouldn't have anything to do with remote. So I'm guessing the correct answer is (B)
 
user315433
Disclaimer: I've no idea about git
 
1:43 AM
yeah me neither
i don't want to ruin my one chance
 
user315433
test on a test repo
 
1129
Q: How do I revert all local changes in Git managed project to previous state?

Jacques René MesrineI have a project in which I ran git init. After several commits, I did git status which told me everything was up to date and there were no local changes. Then I made several consecutive changes and realized I wanted to throw everything away and get back to my original state. Will this command ...

Note the bit in bold on the accepted answer.
 
darn.
oh maybe i could push it, then reset.
 
or just use the first command.
git checkout . should do exactly what you want.
alternately, specify a file to revert only that file to what you last committed
 
i'll trust you. "revert changes made to your working copy" means something to my svn mind that it probably doesn't mean in git world.
 
1:46 AM
should mean the same thing
 
svn doesn't separate commit and push
 
The difference is that commit without push in git actually means something
 
ok here goes nothin...
 
when I used svn, I had to maintain my own local repository, commit to that, and then jump through lots of hoops to push those to a remote repository. Git just does that by default.
With the added bonus of having tons of extra commands and switches for things that I would never do unless I completely lost my sanity, with no obvious indication of which ones those are.
 
great success.
thanks!
@Shog9 i'm still trying to get used to it. i keep doing git commits from multiple machines on the same repo and forgetting to push. then other weird things happen. then i end up with all these weird "merging into master" commits that don't have any real changes attached to them. but for the most part it's been treating me well.
 
1:55 AM
@JasonC yeah... For me, it's awful hard to shake the "don't use source control until you create a repository on a server" mindset. But it's worth it.
 
user202362
svn? newblet :p ... remember the old cvs
 
I do, although used it only a few times.
Professionally, was on Source Safe for a long, long time. That was hell.
 
i'm pretty familiar with cvs although i haven't used it in a while.
i remember when switching from cvs to svn it was really hard to get used to branches and tags being completely separate paths.
i also remember being annoyed that i couldn't edit the svn repository directly on the server like i could with cvs, then slowly not being annoyed when i realized i didn't actually have to do that any more, lol. for some reason i remember having to fix broken cvs repos a lot.
heh
i had to write some web stuff today. i learned how to set up and configure node.js, pm2, and express, and then wrote it with node.js, all in less time that it would have taken me just to get a boilerplate java ee setup ready to start. i have so much free time now. that was so cool.
 
2:20 AM
Don't worry. In another 10 years, folks'll have managed to lard up JS with enough crap to make it comparable in overhead with Java.
 
@Shog9 if i'm still programming in 10 years i'm going to order something from amazon, grab the drone when it arrives, let it take me up to about 300ft or so, and just... let go.
 
The drone will be running JS2020, and will be too heavy to fly.
 
god dammit.
well plan b is eat a lot of ice cream and cry.
it's good to have a plan b.
 
user202362
2:43 AM
or run a marathon & get runner's high
 
user202362
happiness is so cheap sometimes, it's 60 minutes jog's away
 
3:34 AM
I was on the last problem of my Linear Algebra final. I just finished finding a family of left inverses with obscenely awful fractions. Then I saw I computed the matrix for the right transformation but between a subspace with a dimension one lower than it should be. Now I need to recopy my work and do the ugly computation again with a much larger matrix :(
:((((
D':
This final is literally taking me 10 hours to do.
 
user315433
Ugh. Inverting matrices by hand, what size?
 
3x4, the complete family of left inverses
With fractions.
We literally didn't cover this in class either.
Of course, I can figure it out from (B is the inverse I need to find of A) CA^TA=I3; B=CA^T=(A^TA)^-1A^T, then use analytic sorcery to parametricise the family.
 
user315433
I was confused because for me, 3x4 mean 3 rows, 4 columns... that wouldn't have a left inverse.
 
This is supposed to be Applied Linear Algebra. Useful algorithms for solving real-world problems involving LA. But this is just arithmetic with boxes around it.
@zaq Oh whoops, 4x3.
 
user315433
Heh, I teach a course called that, too.
 
user315433
3:40 AM
It has some fakey applications to justify the name.
 
user315433
Well, least squares solutions are useful in general.
 
My course was like this.
- 2 weeks of really simple "this is gaussian elimination"
- LU factorization & elementary matrices, i.e. theory and an algorithm to memorize
- Projections, i.e. theory and three algorithms to memorize (plus like one day of applications)
- Forever of eigeneverything
- Finally legit applications of linear DEs and quadratic forms
It really should have just started with the eigenapplications and skipped over the confusing theory stuff that the engineers just aren't going to get.
 
user315433
I never actually did this left inverse thing myself, but my inclination would be to transpose the problem (BA=I_3 iff A^T B^T = I_3) and then it's just finding general solution to linear systems of 3 equations with 4 unknowns. The RHS are the three basis vectors. All systems can be dealt with at once by doing RREF of the matrix, simultaneously applying same row operations to RHS matrix.
 
Meh, ok, that should be a bit easier.
Honestly, I can't imagine half those students getting above maybe 40% on this final.
Great for me if there's a curve and I don't die from exhaustion before finishing it.
Thank FSM, there's no more fractions introduced by making the matrix bigger.
 
4:04 AM
Yay, it worked out well. Apparently this was the method I was supposed to use.
 
4:26 AM
Finally done.
Night!
 
 
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5:49 AM
@Frank I am alive and quacking! :D
 
6:38 AM
@InfiniteRecursion I was tempted to 'quack' a dad joke there, but no
You can tell a Dad Joke from an ordinary joke because the punchline is 'apparent'
Or at least fully groan
I'll show myself out...
 
 
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9:12 AM
..... someone tried to start the annual "secret hats" post BEFORE winter bash even begin?
downvoted into oblivion and then deleted. I guess this is what you get for trying to be the chosen one for this year.
 
@Derpy yep ... both animuson and myself didn't like it
 
9:31 AM
Good to see you, @Inf. :)
 
does my memory fail me or there was an user called "who" once?
 
At this point, if I vaguely remember a user with an odd username, I assume it was @zaq.
 
@Derpy there is @Won't
 
@rene yep. That was the one, thanks
 
former SO mod
Known for the awesome comments
 
9:41 AM
as expected
 
 
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11:44 AM
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12:53 PM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Non-English link in answer: arduino creates strange files in SD card by hotmail Kaydol on arduino.stackexchange.com
 
user202362
1:09 PM
 
user202362
the skinny kitteh within
 
@AlexisKing Good to see you too :)
 
user202362
as long as you are quacking not qracking cracking :p
 
1:26 PM
:P
 
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Link at end of answer: Is popping your knuckles bad for you? by blep on skeptics.stackexchange.com
 
2:11 PM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Bad keyword in body, bad keyword in title, bad keyword with email in body: JOIN THE ILLUMINATI by Richard J Alexander on christianity.stackexchange.com
 
 
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3:29 PM
@Derpy there was also a user called YOU
heh, he's still active
@rene I think @random's edit summaries are better than @Won't comments
 
oh, nice, but I was thinking about the other one.
 
@ShadowWizard I'll check those
 
@Derpy YOU Won't do that
:D
 
you don't know how fitting that is....
 
3:44 PM
Ha, had the same idea and yes, I see what you mean ;)
 
4:37 PM
Is lack of domain expertise in review queues a thing?
By that I mean, a source of conflict....
 
Rarely I'd say
There is always "skip", and generally issues are not domain specific
 
hmm
 
@canon for me, in the CVQ on SO, I would say no.
 
user315433
5:02 PM
> Hi Leo, it’s Chizzy here, you helped me with XQuery, on Stack Overflow. Sorry for the approach but I need a help, please. -- Twitter
 
user315433
Moral: don't help people on SO, or hide your Twitter account.
 
user315433
Oh no, Joel's blog is on WordPress now!
 
user315433
 
user315433
The revamped blog is immediately used to announce Joel stepping down as Fog Creek CEO (after 17 years or so), focusing on being Stack Overflow CEO.
 
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Blacklisted website in answer, shortened URL in answer: C:\\Windows\\System32\\ipconfig.exe console flashing frequently by anonymousatul on superuser.com
 
user315433
5:20 PM
> You might know us for making Trello, FogBugz, and co-creating Stack Overflow.
 
user315433
Noooo. Fog Creek will be forever known as the creators of Wasabi.
 
5:38 PM
Shog9 doesn't like cross-database joins ....
 
user315433
And "conspiracy theories posted to ancient answers".
 
user315433
Primarily by gnat, I suppose.
 
that is also true, yes
 
user315433
6:40 PM
Firebug discontinued. Firebug, I salute you. You revolutionized web development and started the DevTools revolution http://getfirebug.com/
 
user315433
The extension that trained many of us to press F12 a lot.
 
user315433
I'm not sure what else I ever used F12 for. (Besides equivalent devtools features that appeared later.)
 
6:55 PM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Link at end of answer: How to directinize bluetooth signal? by Igor Tsarik on superuser.com
 
 
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8:06 PM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Bad keyword with email in body, email in body: Looking For Development Team by Tyler Ritterskamp on gamedev.stackexchange.com
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8:32 PM
@zaq how you find these?
 
 
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9:57 PM
[ SmokeDetector | MS ] Few unique characters in answer, repeating words in answer: coverage probability vs. rejection rate by user141415 on stats.stackexchange.com
 
user315433
10:12 PM
@ShadowWizard Tweetdeck column for "Stack Overflow" -stackoverflow
 
user315433
Includes mentions of the site or company, excludes links to posts (of which there are lots, naturally).
 
10:31 PM
Reddit votes look pretty borked now.
 
user315433
10:47 PM
Internet of Things is now a thing. On the Internet.
 
@zaq And it has a meta.
 
user315433
Yes... "Internet of Things Meta". And there are 43 posts on Meta, versus 90 on main.
 
user315433
(Counting both Q and A)
 
user315433
Congratulations to @MarkYisri on spelling "lose" correctly, something none of the answerers did. Current count: "lose":3, "loose":3.
 
11:04 PM
Ya got any loose reputation to lose? I could use a bounty about now.
 
user315433
Is Internet of Things the first beta with a 3-letter favicon?
 
user315433
I see, there are a bunch of those, such as History of Science and Mathematics etc
 
user315433
Too bad, it could be made into a periodic table of sites.
 
user315433
Some are highly corrosive, some are totally inert.
 
user315433
11:16 PM
But in the periodic table, each element gets 1-2 letters.
 
user315433
Of course, there are now more sites than elements.
 
@zaq That is a thing...
Pretty sure Jin or someone tweeted a picture of it a while back.
 
user315433
11:39 PM
 
user315433
No URL, no author mentioned.
 
user315433
Ah, the design itself is copied from SE, not just the text.
 

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