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You don't need to wear a helmet to drive a car. 95,385 Views / 764 Replies  
You don't need to wear a helmet to drive a car.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 28, 2020 at 10:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Duplicating a folder with a huge number of files... 2,260 Views / 76 Replies  
Duplicating a folder with a huge number of files inside should be pretty much instantaneous, given that APFS is built for this kind of thing.

I just duplicated a 26 GB folder containing almost...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 27, 2020 at 09:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actual workload in audio production varies wildly... 2,260 Views / 76 Replies  
Actual workload in audio production varies wildly production to production, and even within a production, song-to-song.

I completed work on an EP where some songs are just several tracks of...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 25, 2020 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The reference (around the 9-minute mark) is a... 2,260 Views / 76 Replies  
The reference (around the 9-minute mark) is a 2014 high-end mini.

Conclusion at 18:20 is that it is “well over three times more powerful than the old Mac mini”.

I do have to wonder how...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 25, 2020 at 10:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
„Where there‘s smoke, there‘s fire“ has ceased to... 8,061 Views / 231 Replies  
„Where there‘s smoke, there‘s fire“ has ceased to have any meaning at all in the age of Breitbart and QAnon.

Chrissakes, there are collages of press photographs of random celebrities, simply...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 25, 2020 at 09:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is that video: ... 2,260 Views / 76 Replies  
This is that video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIAUiFoYPtQ

Insane. And that is the lowest-end chip Apple is ever going to put in a Mac.

When our stuff is eventually ported to Apple...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 24, 2020 at 08:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. But I felt it was worth pointing out,... 8,061 Views / 231 Replies  
Yes. But I felt it was worth pointing out, because I’m not sure many Americans aware of what we see apparently happening from the outside (like sitting in slowly boiling water).
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 24, 2020 at 06:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Unprecedented in the United States. The... 8,061 Views / 231 Replies  
Unprecedented in the United States.

The systematic elimination of electoral results not to the liking of the regime is not at all unprecedented in other nations that descended into autocracy.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 23, 2020 at 08:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It also excels at spectacularly ruining... 1,164 Views / 52 Replies  
It also excels at spectacularly ruining extraordinarily large ecosystems and geographies when it fails at doing so, and while it excels at transporting energy, this does not come without losses,...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 18, 2020 at 08:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Lowest-end MacBook Pro with 8 GB RAM vs. iMac Pro... 2,260 Views / 76 Replies  
Lowest-end MacBook Pro with 8 GB RAM vs. iMac Pro with Vega 56 and 128 GB RAM:

https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/fcpx-performance-on-m1-chip.2268919/

Exporting H.264 Sony 10 bit 422 footage...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 17, 2020 at 06:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
(Emphasis mine) Well-done! 1,164 Views / 52 Replies  
(Emphasis mine)

Well-done!
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 16, 2020 at 07:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Since those spills often enough happen in places... 1,164 Views / 52 Replies  
Since those spills often enough happen in places where there is no real value placed on the environment (or human lives), they have been comparatively cheap to what they actually SHOULD cost the...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 16, 2020 at 07:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Watch "Alice's Restaurant". Extremely... 1,331 Views / 17 Replies  
Watch "Alice's Restaurant". Extremely entertaining, not just for the architecture.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 13, 2020 at 11:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The SSD controller moved into the T-chips a few... 2,260 Views / 76 Replies  
The SSD controller moved into the T-chips a few years ago, so the storage itself would have been completely custom and proprietary to Apple. I doubt that keeping an after-market option alive would...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 12, 2020 at 08:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://media.tenor.com/images/69fa2747902768ba4d1... 2,644 Views / 55 Replies  
https://media.tenor.com/images/69fa2747902768ba4d19644dc3e3aa06/tenor.gif
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 12, 2020 at 07:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like him alright. 2,644 Views / 55 Replies  
Looks like him alright.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 11, 2020 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not a constitutional scholar, but I gather... 8,061 Views / 231 Replies  
I’m not a constitutional scholar, but I gather that one reading is that the "well-regulated militia" is what turned into the National Guard, so that clause is fulfilled, and nobody who doesn’t...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 11, 2020 at 10:04 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No, not really. I mean, Ca$h just dropped in... 2,644 Views / 55 Replies  
No, not really.

I mean, Ca$h just dropped in and asked about him.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 11, 2020 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Even more bizarrely, Trump is painted as the... 826 Views / 8 Replies  
Even more bizarrely, Trump is painted as the saviour who will rescue everybody, when we KNOW that he regularly hung with Epstein at his parties and almost certainly attended parties of his with...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 9, 2020 at 04:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Beautiful, poignant, and almost too on-the-point. 8,061 Views / 231 Replies  
Beautiful, poignant, and almost too on-the-point.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 8, 2020 at 06:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Suck it up, snowflake. 825 Views / 10 Replies  
Suck it up, snowflake.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 7, 2020 at 08:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You have no idea how hard it is for a... 3,550 Views / 70 Replies  
You have no idea how hard it is for a hard-working white family to get decent help these days.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 7, 2020 at 09:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The GOP would be stupid to let him. He was a... 8,061 Views / 231 Replies  
The GOP would be stupid to let him. He was a great test buffoon. Next round, their player will be a much more effective fascist.
...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 7, 2020 at 09:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Congratulations, President-Elect Biden. May... 8,061 Views / 231 Replies  
Congratulations, President-Elect Biden.

May you inherit a Country still governable, now that Trump and his followers will try to torch and destroy what’s left. (Pun intended.)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 6, 2020 at 11:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The kind who’s getting a killer deal out of... 3,550 Views / 70 Replies  
The kind who’s getting a killer deal out of exploiting their labour?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 6, 2020 at 11:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I am going to go and straight-out call you a... 3,550 Views / 70 Replies  
I am going to go and straight-out call you a liar, here.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 6, 2020 at 04:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
HEEEEEEYYYY! How are ya, mate? How'd... 5,477 Views / 25 Replies  
HEEEEEEYYYY!

How are ya, mate?

How'd that iPod-mini-will-flop thing turn out? :P

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?p=1776870#post1776870
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 5, 2020 at 01:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Palin Country. 8,061 Views / 231 Replies  
Palin Country.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 5, 2020 at 01:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What specifically triggered it? I don’t remember.... 2,644 Views / 55 Replies  
What specifically triggered it? I don’t remember.

I do remember TNproud2b and SimeyTheLimey, and Lerkfish. Carnage.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 5, 2020 at 05:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that phrase perfectly illustrates one of... 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
I think that phrase perfectly illustrates one of the things probably fundamentally wrong with the US, and from what I’ve read, it sets the tone for police training: that they are “outnumbered”.
...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 31, 2020 at 05:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I Really Don't Care, Do You? 4,917 Views / 14 Replies  
I Really Don't Care, Do You?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 30, 2020 at 02:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This makes sense. I’d put forth that... 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
This makes sense.

I’d put forth that torching police stations and patrol cars is exactly that and not at all “random”.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 30, 2020 at 04:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Still an asshole, I see. 2,644 Views / 55 Replies  
Still an asshole, I see.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 29, 2020 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a Belkin rockstar audio jack adapter... 1,984 Views / 16 Replies  
I have a Belkin rockstar audio jack adapter permanently wired up to the minijack input and a 12V power adapter, so it's a single plug every time I get in the car.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 29, 2020 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I dunno. I remember one of our regulars being... 2,644 Views / 55 Replies  
I dunno. I remember one of our regulars being called on by the Secret Service for threatening the president, but that wasn't Mr. "Sixteenth-Chapel" Zimph.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 29, 2020 at 11:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This exactly. Looting in general is shit... 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
This exactly.

Looting in general is shit and not a political statement.

And beyond the looting, there are "hobby" rioters — we get them here in Hamburg every May 1st, and their interest isn't...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 29, 2020 at 10:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My original 5 GB iPod still works. My 60GB... 1,984 Views / 16 Replies  
My original 5 GB iPod still works.
My 60GB iPod w/ video got stolen — my favourite iPod ever.
My 120GB classic still works, too. Never got quite as warm with that one.

Haven't used them in...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 25, 2020 at 07:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I still fail to see what this has to do with Joe... 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
I still fail to see what this has to do with Joe Biden's candidacy.

Is this the point where we hone in on Ivanka's emails?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 25, 2020 at 07:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Wait, are we assuming that the whole "Hunter... 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
Wait, are we assuming that the whole "Hunter Biden's laptop" thing is legit?

I haven't been keeping up, since it's actually irrelevant to Joe Biden's standing and just exposes the Trump...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 24, 2020 at 12:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oddly, the riots are all about morality. 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
Oddly, the riots are all about morality.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 24, 2020 at 11:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Link credit: Got that via LoopInsight.com 1,862 Views / 29 Replies  
Link credit: Got that via LoopInsight.com
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 22, 2020 at 01:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I…don't see any ads. :D 1,862 Views / 29 Replies  
I…don't see any ads. :D
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 22, 2020 at 08:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I dunno if you’ve all seen this, but this is a... 1,862 Views / 29 Replies  
I dunno if you’ve all seen this, but this is a bit more comprehensive than Apple’s “compare” page:

https://phonesized.com/compare/#1582,587,1581,368
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 21, 2020 at 06:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No, it looks absolutely PERFECT. The 6s is... 1,862 Views / 29 Replies  
No, it looks absolutely PERFECT.

The 6s is already too big, and the display of the 12 mini is considerably larger.

A pocketable phone with post-X tech. Awesome. It’s not *quite* enough of an...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 21, 2020 at 06:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
They are NOW. They didn’t touch the initial... 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
They are NOW.

They didn’t touch the initial story.


Yep, it would seem that this disinformation isn’t necessarily of Russian origin, even if it’s in Russian interest.

Giuliani’s ties...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 21, 2020 at 06:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ah yes, I have that problem all the time. 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
Ah yes, I have that problem all the time.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 18, 2020 at 07:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Largest bill is 200 Real. About 1400 bills. Still... 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
Largest bill is 200 Real. About 1400 bills. Still wide.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 17, 2020 at 07:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Pocahontas, a bunch of shithole countries, a... 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
Pocahontas, a bunch of shithole countries, a handful of American senators told to go back to their home countries, and the Chinese flu would like a couple of words with you.

And perhaps you'd...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 16, 2020 at 10:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I assume yes. His brother occasionally pops... 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
I assume yes.

His brother occasionally pops up on our school's alumni group to explain how his brother isn’t racist, and they grew up in the Jim Crow South before moving to Japan, so they know...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 16, 2020 at 08:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That asshole actually went to my high school. ... 626,651 Views / 2,785 Replies  
That asshole actually went to my high school.

In Japan. :shrug:
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 15, 2020 at 01:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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