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https://thumbs.gfycat.com/TheseAromaticBlowfish-si... 43,792 Views / 382 Replies  
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Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 07:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The hack I use to pair Alexa with my home... 21,549 Views / 159 Replies  
The hack I use to pair Alexa with my home automation software just broke. Looks like permanently.

:(
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How do they decide whether it’s no outlet or a... 91,582 Views / 572 Replies  
How do they decide whether it’s no outlet or a dead end?
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2019 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Decided to retire these beads. Not giving up... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
Decided to retire these beads. Not giving up entirely, but the idea is on hold right now.

Next up is I liked what the Rain-X did for my underwater camera dome, so I’m trying some Aquapel, which...
Posted by subego, on Sep 14, 2019 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/DelightfulGrossBigmouthb... 43,792 Views / 382 Replies  
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Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2019 at 10:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks both for the help! :) 207 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks both for the help! :)
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2019 at 09:50 PM, in macOS
I started paying because in ye olden days, when... 2,390 Views / 31 Replies  
I started paying because in ye olden days, when YouTube had 20 minute limits, I used to put the “game tapes” from band performances on Dropbox for the band to access.

The irony is, that was so...
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2019 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ehh... I was going to bitch about everyone being... 2,390 Views / 31 Replies  
Ehh... I was going to bitch about everyone being cheapskates, but there really does need to be a at least a couple price points between $120 and $0.
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2019 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/iF0Dvch.jpg “Let Freedom... 43,792 Views / 382 Replies  
https://imgur.com/iF0Dvch.jpg

“Let Freedom Wing”
Posted by subego, on Sep 13, 2019 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Seat beads apparently precipitate a critical ass... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
Seat beads apparently precipitate a critical ass breakdown at about the two hour mark.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 10:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/t9giGZa.jpg Not Lemon... 378 Views / 5 Replies  
https://imgur.com/t9giGZa.jpg

Not Lemon Coolers, but not bad either.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 10:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If I’m on speakerphone, I do the thing where I... 13,537 Views / 226 Replies  
If I’m on speakerphone, I do the thing where I hold it flat and point the mic at my mouth, but I don’t speakerphone out in public.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s a very good question! :) I guess... 207 Views / 5 Replies  
That’s a very good question! :)

I guess not... signing-in a new computer is force of habit, really. I guess I could make dubious use of “Find my Mac” if it gets ripped, but that’s about it.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 12:14 PM, in macOS
I think Carbon Copy Cloner can create a recovery... 207 Views / 5 Replies  
I think Carbon Copy Cloner can create a recovery partition.

I guess the only thing I’m really worried about with a clone is iCloud thinking I’m trying to spoof myself.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 11:01 AM, in macOS
Ah! Got it! Didn’t realize that model Pro was a... 15,816 Views / 188 Replies  
Ah! Got it! Didn’t realize that model Pro was a dualie.
Posted by subego, on Sep 12, 2019 at 10:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What’s the Best Way to Set Up “Identical” Computers? 207 Views / 5 Replies  
In other words, I’ve got a computer set up perfectly as a node in a render farm.

I’m going to add an identical computer as another node, and I want the OS set up exactly the same way. Accounts,...
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2019 at 11:47 PM, in macOS
If I’m understanding right, the idea is to use a... 15,816 Views / 188 Replies  
If I’m understanding right, the idea is to use a dual-CPU Xserve with 6 cores per socket. Unless there’s an I/O bottleneck somewhere, it should be like two Minis for $1,000.
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2019 at 08:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks again everyone for the info! :) I... 15,816 Views / 188 Replies  
Thanks again everyone for the info! :)

I like the idea of upgrading old Xserves, but the reality seems like more effort than it’s worth. I have no disposable time right now, though. That’ll change...
Posted by subego, on Sep 11, 2019 at 07:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you! :) I’m a little confused by it,... 15,816 Views / 188 Replies  
Thank you! :)

I’m a little confused by it, though. Anyone know the difference between an 8-Core Actual and an 8-Core Apple?
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2019 at 12:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://imgur.com/qY0LeKk.gif Driver... 43,792 Views / 382 Replies  
http://imgur.com/qY0LeKk.gif

Driver apparently slammed on the gas instead of the brake. One guess as to whether they were over 80.

Also note what looks like an exploding Samsung.
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2019 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The form factor is the main appeal of the Mini... 15,816 Views / 188 Replies  
The form factor is the main appeal of the Mini over a pile of PC parts. That and being a Mac. :)

The Xserve has a form I can deal with, but the killer might be memory. Is 48 GB the max? That’s...
Posted by subego, on Sep 10, 2019 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I see the psychology they’re trying for, but when... 13,537 Views / 226 Replies  
I see the psychology they’re trying for, but when it happens on my cellular, they’ve kinda shown their hand.
Posted by subego, on Sep 9, 2019 at 08:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yesterday, because of rain, we didn’t get started... 7,727 Views / 158 Replies  
Yesterday, because of rain, we didn’t get started until nine ****ing hours after call time.

It was worth it, though.

https://imgur.com/mTn8ahC.jpg

(Photo not by me)


That’s Agent Meklos...
Posted by subego, on Sep 9, 2019 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks both for the info! :) The interface... 15,816 Views / 188 Replies  
Thanks both for the info! :)

The interface shouldn’t matter much. Once a node set up, it runs automatically. My new Mini will be headless.
Posted by subego, on Sep 8, 2019 at 12:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That they stopped making Lemon Cooler cookies. 13,537 Views / 226 Replies  
That they stopped making Lemon Cooler cookies.
Posted by subego, on Sep 7, 2019 at 09:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Lemon Cooler cookies. 378 Views / 5 Replies  
Lemon Cooler cookies.
Posted by subego, on Sep 7, 2019 at 09:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s... actually a tempting idea. They’re about... 15,816 Views / 188 Replies  
That’s... actually a tempting idea. They’re about $250. I might grab one to play with.

Any idea the latest OS it can handle? That might be a deal breaker.

Edit: After Effects 2019 needs at...
Posted by subego, on Sep 6, 2019 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Teslas aren’t naturally AWD? I figured one of the... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
Teslas aren’t naturally AWD? I figured one of the deals with electric was squirting go-juice wherever.
Posted by subego, on Sep 6, 2019 at 12:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just drove for an hour. You know, I’d say the... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
Just drove for an hour. You know, I’d say the beaded seat did help my back. Not entirely, but it was better than usual.

I’ve also got to say this new toll road is spoiling me. Did 85-90 most of...
Posted by subego, on Sep 5, 2019 at 02:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well... if I could put an Aeron in the car, I’d... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
Well... if I could put an Aeron in the car, I’d probably be happier with that. :)
Posted by subego, on Sep 5, 2019 at 11:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The brown registered to me as beaded seats for a... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
The brown registered to me as beaded seats for a second.

I kinda like the Volts.


Edit: I’ve only seen one in the flesh. I think it was an earlier model. It had a bit of a “retrofuture” look....
Posted by subego, on Sep 5, 2019 at 10:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Got a 2018 Mini for a render node. Ran tests... 15,816 Views / 188 Replies  
Got a 2018 Mini for a render node.

Ran tests on a large batch render.

My iMac, using three, 4 GHz cores: 4h 13m
Mini, using five, 3.2 GHz cores: 5h 25m
Both together: 2h 43m

If I’m doing...
Posted by subego, on Sep 5, 2019 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Chevy Traverse. May have been toad. 378 Views / 5 Replies  
Chevy Traverse.

May have been toad.
Posted by subego, on Sep 5, 2019 at 09:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Exactly! That’s the main sell. I thought it might... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
Exactly! That’s the main sell. I thought it might make that spot on my back a little more tolerable.
Posted by subego, on Sep 4, 2019 at 07:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s one of the supposed benefits. It’s also... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
That’s one of the supposed benefits. It’s also supposed to be like a continuous, light massager. I decided it was worth a try because you’d figure cabbies would know.

It looks uncomfortable, but...
Posted by subego, on Sep 4, 2019 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Minor Pleasure Thread 378 Views / 5 Replies  
Getting the asshole parked in front of your garage ticketed.
Posted by subego, on Sep 4, 2019 at 04:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/Z6F1sef.jpg I’ve gone the... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
https://imgur.com/Z6F1sef.jpg

I’ve gone the full taxi.

Spot on my back has been killing me on the commute, and I thought this might help.

Limited tests now make me think it won’t, but I...
Posted by subego, on Sep 4, 2019 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I listened to a bit of a podcast with somebody... 435 Views / 10 Replies  
I listened to a bit of a podcast with somebody who knows him.

The main point the guy was trying to make was how desperately the people involved were trying to make a good movie.

When it came...
Posted by subego, on Sep 4, 2019 at 10:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m imagining so for a matte job. 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
I’m imagining so for a matte job.
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2019 at 08:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s good to hear, relatively speaking. I... 435 Views / 10 Replies  
That’s good to hear, relatively speaking.

I like Dax a lot, and am sure he poured his heart and soul into it. I gather he hoped he could helm the CHiPs enterprise for 10 years.
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2019 at 05:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The sides are much better, which was where I was... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
The sides are much better, which was where I was looking closely, so I missed the bumps and the white. All the corners are folded perfectly, which impressed me.

I know the wrap-bunching isn’t...
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2019 at 05:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let’s take a look. Hold on... It’s a wrap. ... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
Let’s take a look. Hold on...

It’s a wrap.

https://imgur.com/JVuR32T.jpg

I have to say, it’s really well done, though. If I ever need a wrap, I want this ****er doing it. Had me fooled until...
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2019 at 03:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wanted to like CHiPs, and I watched a lot of... 435 Views / 10 Replies  
I wanted to like CHiPs, and I watched a lot of it, but I don’t think I was enjoying myself that much. Sort of in the same category for me as Dallas, but I certainly preferred CHiPs to Dallas.
...
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2019 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Speaking of black, this has replaced that Army... 117,561 Views / 851 Replies  
Speaking of black, this has replaced that Army monster.

https://imgur.com/f47t3AA.jpg

I’m ambivalent.

The pic makes it look better than it really is. Every blemish (water stain, dirt) is...
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2019 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My commentary offers one reason: Dax loves the... 435 Views / 10 Replies  
My commentary offers one reason: Dax loves the absolute everloving shit out of CHiPs. This was his childhood dream come true.
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2019 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If customer data had been swiped from Apple... 397 Views / 2 Replies  
If customer data had been swiped from Apple directly, I’d suggest being forthright, but in this case, if I was Apple’s counsel, I’d have told them to STFU about it.
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2019 at 02:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
CHiPs, 80s shows, and Dax Shepard's Marriage Tips 435 Views / 10 Replies  
Somebody’s seen it, and is now being pressed into a review.

I have surprisingly extensive commentary for someone who hasn’t seen it, but I want to hear the verdict first.
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2019 at 02:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Holy Grail... ... 7,727 Views / 158 Replies  
The Holy Grail...

https://imgur.com/ofavjNB.jpg

¾”, fine thread drywall screws. I was down to 3 from my two decade old box.

1” plywood is common on set, and you often have to screw thin...
Posted by subego, on Sep 3, 2019 at 09:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Since you’ve got a direct line to cosmetic box... 1,041 Views / 22 Replies  
Since you’ve got a direct line to cosmetic box manufacturers, tell them black is good color for a cosmetic box only if you want all your makeup to melt in the sun.

This is the best alternative...
Posted by subego, on Sep 2, 2019 at 09:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/JubilantKindlyHochstette... 174,082 Views / 1,100 Replies  
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Posted by subego, on Sep 1, 2019 at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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