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Question: If people who contracted Covid-19... 399,532 Views / 2,516 Replies  
Question:

If people who contracted Covid-19 at that event (and probably hundreds of people did, even with only a few thousand in attendance) died, wouldn't the next of kin in today's tort-happy...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 29, 2020 at 07:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Honestly, I have no idea. However, the CCC... 22,647 Views / 569 Replies  
Honestly, I have no idea.

However, the CCC is notoriously anti-government, anti-regulation, anti-tracking, and pro-privacy. They're basically the biggest collection of (mostly) white-hat hackers...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 19, 2020 at 07:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Germany just got the “official” COVID tracing app... 22,647 Views / 569 Replies  
Germany just got the “official” COVID tracing app this last Tuesday, after a delay attributed in part to completely tearing down the initial concept and switching to a decentralised, fully anonymised...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 19, 2020 at 04:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wish we could get a Twitter that would just... 1,061 Views / 12 Replies  
I wish we could get a Twitter that would just adhere to their own rules and ban accounts that consistently violate them.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 6, 2020 at 03:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I've found the trick to be wearing the masks with... 68,382 Views / 420 Replies  
I've found the trick to be wearing the masks with the embedded wire over the nose, and adjusting it to be rather pointier than the ridge of the nose, so that pulling the mask tight almost feels like...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jun 1, 2020 at 09:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh man. Flashback — I'm hearing that voice go... 68,382 Views / 420 Replies  
Oh man. Flashback — I'm hearing that voice go "MacPLAYmate" in my head now. Wow.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 30, 2020 at 06:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it formatted to HFS+ UNjournaled? 322 Views / 4 Replies  
Is it formatted to HFS+ UNjournaled?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 29, 2020 at 03:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Twitter is a private platform and gets to delete... 1,061 Views / 12 Replies  
Twitter is a private platform and gets to delete whatever they want. There's a very good reason everyone on the presidential staff (back when they were professionals, before they all got fired) went...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 29, 2020 at 12:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So beautiful. Twitter has just put a notice on a... 1,061 Views / 12 Replies  
So beautiful. Twitter has just put a notice on a Trump tweet for glorifying violence.

They didn't take it down due to public interest, but they blocked likes and replies.

Why did it take so...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 29, 2020 at 05:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently, the only option is to outright delete... 1,061 Views / 12 Replies  
Apparently, the only option is to outright delete the offending tweets — which is allowed by the draft.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 28, 2020 at 06:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Nothing like hearing your Mac go... 852 Views / 5 Replies  
Nothing like hearing your Mac go "BROOOOOOONGGGGG" in your bag at 2:30 a.m. because it’s just installed a security update automatically, as per default setting, eh?

Beyond having to re-load the...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 27, 2020 at 06:18 PM, in macOS
Cmd-Shift-CTRL-4 has allowed selection or window... 827 Views / 11 Replies  
Cmd-Shift-CTRL-4 has allowed selection or window Screenshot to clipboard at least since 2008.

There‘s also the „Grab“ app in the Utilities folder, and if you „man screencapture“ in Terminal, you...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 25, 2020 at 05:38 PM, in Applications
Cmd-Shift-3 for full screenshot saved to the... 827 Views / 11 Replies  
Cmd-Shift-3 for full screenshot saved to the desktop (add Ctrl. to take screenshot to the Clipboard) and Cmd-Shift-4 for screenshot of a selection (hit space to toggle between drag selection and full...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 25, 2020 at 10:38 AM, in Applications
If you put the VHS tapes onto the iPad, wrap them... 1,375 Views / 12 Replies  
If you put the VHS tapes onto the iPad, wrap them tightly and keep them in a closet drawer for two or three days, the movies should transfer automatically.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 16, 2020 at 03:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, hi there! :waves: 993 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow, hi there!

:waves:
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 14, 2020 at 05:41 PM, in macOS
Open Terminal and type „diskutil list“ to have... 1,184 Views / 13 Replies  
Open Terminal and type „diskutil list“ to have disk utility show you a full list of volumes, logical and physical, and their sizes.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 10, 2020 at 03:49 PM, in macOS
As they are under Catalina. 1,184 Views / 13 Replies  
As they are under Catalina.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 10, 2020 at 03:36 PM, in macOS
Sierra also had a recovery partition, so there’s... 1,184 Views / 13 Replies  
Sierra also had a recovery partition, so there’s at least two. If you’re only seeing one, you’re looking at the system partition, not the disk itself.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 8, 2020 at 04:44 PM, in macOS
I'm pretty sure Sierra has four partitions on the... 1,184 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm pretty sure Sierra has four partitions on the boot drive by default.

The partitioning scheme in Catalina adds one more. The new Apple File System allows for multiple volumes to resize...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 8, 2020 at 07:49 AM, in macOS
As soon as you do *anything* with multiple... 2,035 Views / 15 Replies  
As soon as you do *anything* with multiple tracks, especially if if goes into editing and overdubs, GarageBand runs absolute rings around Audacity.

It is also the digital audio workstation with...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 30, 2020 at 02:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Exactly. 175,611 Views / 665 Replies  
Exactly.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, there's an official, established metric for... 175,611 Views / 665 Replies  
Okay, there's an official, established metric for this:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poverty_threshold#United_States

Still a difficulty in establishing how this should be figured for families.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 01:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's an undefined value. If the point of... 175,611 Views / 665 Replies  
That's an undefined value.

If the point of working is to be able to live (and I'm proposing that, by and large, it is, barring the exceptions mentioned by Andi), then not being able to live off...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 01:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That doesn't answer the question, because that's... 175,611 Views / 665 Replies  
That doesn't answer the question, because that's not a "point". That's a consequence, but as a purpose, it has no more meaning than "to have something to fill the paper".
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Another question: what is the point of defining a... 175,611 Views / 665 Replies  
Another question: what is the point of defining a legal minimum wage if the minimum isn’t defined as a full-time job salary you can actually live off?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 02:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
From where I'm sitting, it's primarily the fact... 315,586 Views / 1,173 Replies  
From where I'm sitting, it's primarily the fact that this would even be a problem — that a first-world country would be unable to deal with this crisis because people are busy shooting each other —...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 6, 2020 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2020/03/18/we-need-... 315,586 Views / 1,173 Replies  
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2020/03/18/we-need-those-beds-baltimore-mayor-urges-people-to-put-down-guns-after-violence-continues-during-covid-19-pandemic/
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 5, 2020 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Also: Joe Diffie Alan Merrill Ellis... 1,710 Views / 1 Replies  
Also:

Joe Diffie
Alan Merrill
Ellis Marsalis
Wallace Roney
Bucky Pizzarelli

There will be a lot of this before the year is out. :.(
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 3, 2020 at 05:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I'm teaching from home as most other music... 4,903 Views / 45 Replies  
I'm teaching from home as most other music teachers are.

But my gigging income, which made for about half of the total, is at zero. Nil.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 19, 2020 at 07:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, iOptigan... 1,887 Views / 1 Replies  
Also, iOptigan (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ioptigan/id1143470101) and Synthmaster One (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/synthmaster-one/id1254353266)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 18, 2020 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Plus, denial doesn't work as well when it's not a... 35,163 Views / 111 Replies  
Plus, denial doesn't work as well when it's not a faraway place like Norway, Sweden, or Germany. Those might as well be from a fantasy novel.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 12, 2020 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Opposite here. I keep splitting words by typing a... 68,382 Views / 420 Replies  
Opposite here. I keep splitting words by typing a "space" instead of "n", "m", or "b".
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 7, 2020 at 11:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Text copied from a wedding community forum. 315,586 Views / 1,173 Replies  
Text copied from a wedding community forum.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 29, 2020 at 04:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Couple years back, some asshole was dropping wood... 111,861 Views / 551 Replies  
Couple years back, some asshole was dropping wood blocks off overpasses onto cars on the Autobahn. Hit one, driver and both kids unharmed, killed the mother, though.

Life in prison for murder.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 21, 2020 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t even 2,303 Views / 6 Replies  
I don’t even
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 15, 2020 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember when the US used to be part of the... 68,382 Views / 420 Replies  
I remember when the US used to be part of the developed world.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 14, 2020 at 09:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How do I print the same layout with, say, twenty... 3,884 Views / 6 Replies  
How do I print the same layout with, say, twenty different addresses?

It used to be that an address area was "smart", so you could just drag a contact there directly from the Address Book, and it...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 14, 2020 at 06:06 AM, in Applications
Same. 17,195 Views / 117 Replies  
Same.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 13, 2020 at 03:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Indeed, that would be good to know. Please... 4,802 Views / 19 Replies  
Indeed, that would be good to know.

Please report back after you’ve tried it.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 7, 2020 at 06:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Saint Nicholas was Greek (from Patara, located in... 2,745 Views / 13 Replies  
Saint Nicholas was Greek (from Patara, located in present-day Turkey).
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 6, 2020 at 01:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The solution to every kevs thread, ever. :stick: 4,845 Views / 26 Replies  
The solution to every kevs thread, ever. :stick:
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 5, 2020 at 05:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow. That's some impressive carnage. I count at... 111,861 Views / 551 Replies  
Wow. That's some impressive carnage. I count at least thirteen vehicles.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 5, 2020 at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So lifelike. 111,861 Views / 551 Replies  
So lifelike.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 25, 2019 at 01:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have never, ever, ever seen this. Edit: Oh... 1,428 Views / 7 Replies  
I have never, ever, ever seen this.

Edit: Oh yeah, reading along — yes, I used this once or twice when it was introduced three years ago, and had *completely* forgotten about it.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 17, 2019 at 05:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh. My. God. 111,861 Views / 551 Replies  
Oh. My. God.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, sometimes at the same time. Or at least, on... 3,318 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes, sometimes at the same time. Or at least, on German trains, the "English" announcements can be an amusing mixture of Saxon and German phonetics, with what is close to a basic English foundation.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 10, 2019 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm pretty sure "checked luggage" isn't a thing.... 3,318 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm pretty sure "checked luggage" isn't a thing. Riding a train in Europe is like getting on a bus, not like taking an airplane. Unless you've got super bulky stuff like a bicycle or so, you're on...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 8, 2019 at 05:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://killedbygoogle.com 2,963 Views / 3 Replies  
https://killedbygoogle.com
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 22, 2019 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
…which are just as easily hooked up to the laptop... 50,250 Views / 230 Replies  
…which are just as easily hooked up to the laptop directly via a USB-C to mini-USB cable.

At least, that's what we do around here.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 14, 2019 at 10:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's the definition of a meteor. If it... 3,362 Views / 8 Replies  
That's the definition of a meteor.

If it lands, it's a meteorITE.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 12, 2019 at 03:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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