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I have little experience writing test/survey/poll... 344 Views / 24 Replies  
I have little experience writing test/survey/poll questions, but I find them to be almost universally bad. The toxic one was extra bad. Not just with the question design, but also the way the model...
Posted by subego, on Today at 07:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This thumbnail has a 30% click-through rate. The... 153,925 Views / 484 Replies  
This thumbnail has a 30% click-through rate. The next highest is 10%, and the usual is about 5%.

File under “analytics I’m having trouble coming up with a non-depressing explanation for”.
Posted by subego, on Today at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m a total sucker for all hood and no ass. 1,002,346 Views / 1,424 Replies  
I’m a total sucker for all hood and no ass.
Posted by subego, on Today at 05:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Episode 10 is live! We scored a trolley for this... 153,925 Views / 484 Replies  
Episode 10 is live! We scored a trolley for this one.

1 minute, 18 seconds.

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Posted by subego, on Today at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Of course, just when I think I’m out, they bring... 153,925 Views / 484 Replies  
Of course, just when I think I’m out, they bring me back in. Partner wants to make edits.
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve been trying to think of any worthwhile... 153,925 Views / 484 Replies  
I’ve been trying to think of any worthwhile bloopers, but am drawing a blank. In terms of outtakes, lord, it’s ridiculous how many half-finished scenes we ended up with.
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. I’m irritated about missing that part. ... 210,934 Views / 534 Replies  
Yeah. I’m irritated about missing that part.

Further, the English speaking characters aren’t dubbed. Even discounting the effect of dubbing in the first place, the constant switching really blows.
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Didn’t it catch fire awhile back? If so,... 1,002,346 Views / 1,424 Replies  
Didn’t it catch fire awhile back?

If so, glad to see the recovery!
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 08:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just put episode 15, the final one, in the queue... 153,925 Views / 484 Replies  
Just put episode 15, the final one, in the queue for sign-off. If it’s good, that’s all folks… it’s done!

Already starting in on adding more storage to the server.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Very interesting how similarly we score on these... 344 Views / 24 Replies  
Very interesting how similarly we score on these tests. :)

Also very interesting we have both chosen career paths that hinge on successfully fitting two tons of shit in a one pound bag.
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2022 at 04:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
“You are conscientious, diligent and pay... 344 Views / 24 Replies  
“You are conscientious, diligent and pay attention to detail. You constantly strive for accuracy and high standards. You have an inner drive to be systematic and precise in all that you do. You are a...
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2022 at 03:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Exactly! :) 153,925 Views / 484 Replies  
Exactly! :)
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2022 at 03:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I had to reacquaint myself with the different... 344 Views / 24 Replies  
I had to reacquaint myself with the different types. That’s definitely one of the “huge asshole” categories.

I’m only familiar with M-B at all because I consider these types of models good fodder...
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2022 at 01:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We’ve got three more episodes. I’ll report back... 210,934 Views / 534 Replies  
We’ve got three more episodes. I’ll report back once I’m done and tell you if it’s worth it.
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2022 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For an entire minute I thought you meant Rick... 344 Views / 24 Replies  
For an entire minute I thought you meant Rick Sanchez from CNN.
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2022 at 01:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Watching 1899. I’m enjoying it. Kinda Lost meets... 210,934 Views / 534 Replies  
Watching 1899. I’m enjoying it. Kinda Lost meets Titanic, though I haven’t seen either.

Against my will, we’re watching the dub. Do not do this.
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That gives me a Myers-Briggs vibe. 344 Views / 24 Replies  
That gives me a Myers-Briggs vibe.
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What I like best about that one is how the... 501,699 Views / 1,092 Replies  
What I like best about that one is how the player’s hands stay glued to his helmet.
Posted by subego, on Nov 29, 2022 at 01:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The script part is just Python. :) That gets... 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
The script part is just Python. :)

That gets triggered by Indigo (https://www.indigodomo.com/), which is Mac home-automation software par excellence.

In Indigo, you can create a “virtual...
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2022 at 07:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Episode 9 is live! This is the best episode... 153,925 Views / 484 Replies  
Episode 9 is live!

This is the best episode in the series.

2 minutes, 50 seconds. Language

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Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2022 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mine is only ink because it’s large format. For... 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
Mine is only ink because it’s large format. For regular size paper I’ve got a B&W laser. There’s a Kinko’s FedEx nearby which I go to on the rare occasion I need color.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2022 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My HP plotter takes care of forcing me to buy new... 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
My HP plotter takes care of forcing me to buy new cartridges by clogging-up and needing an $800 print-head replacement if I don’t regularly squirt ink through it.

I have the notification problem,...
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2022 at 01:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel one can get the best of both by assuming... 344 Views / 24 Replies  
I feel one can get the best of both by assuming the result, but likewise assuming the vast majority of the time the result wasn’t the intent.

Assume the worst yet look for the best.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2022 at 01:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I posit what appears to be bad faith is almost... 344 Views / 24 Replies  
I posit what appears to be bad faith is almost always in fact misplaced good faith.

I’m sure you’ve experienced entering into a situation with the best of intentions, only to discover it’s served...
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2022 at 11:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Also, if you’re not aware the following might... 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
Also, if you’re not aware the following might help.

In the Alexa app, you can declare an Echo product as part of a “zone”.

For example, when I say “turn off the lights” in my bedroom, it only...
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2022 at 10:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
“Nightlight” worked for me. 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
“Nightlight” worked for me.
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2022 at 10:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://i.redd.it/1uihr7tx0m2a1.gif 501,699 Views / 1,092 Replies  
https://i.redd.it/1uihr7tx0m2a1.gif
Posted by subego, on Nov 28, 2022 at 09:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The full command is “Alexa, open the box”, which... 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
The full command is “Alexa, open the box”, which seems distinct.

In my case “the box” is a script to start playing Pandora on my stereo (as opposed to the built-in Alexa version).
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2022 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There’s a home-automation command I created to... 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
There’s a home-automation command I created to use with with Alexa, and her comprehension rate has suddenly dropped from 100% to about 20%.
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2022 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
@Laminar I’m curious. Do you consider... 344 Views / 24 Replies  
@Laminar

I’m curious. Do you consider yourself to be negative person, or is a big part of your job anticipating what could go wrong and making sure it doesn’t?
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2022 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You need more arrogance in your life. 344 Views / 24 Replies  
You need more arrogance in your life.
Posted by subego, on Nov 27, 2022 at 01:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, I forgot. It said my generic toxic... 344 Views / 24 Replies  
Oh, I forgot. It said my generic toxic personality type is “control freak”.

Half true? Real control freaks freak when they’re not in control. I dislike it, but I generally don’t freak because (as...
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2022 at 09:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You Are Toxic! 344 Views / 24 Replies  
https://www.truity.com/test/toxic-traits-personality-quiz


https://imgur.com/6r1pgGB.jpg



I dunno… sorta? I’m definitely not a negative person, it’s just the negative answers fit me better...
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2022 at 07:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bright Teeters on the edge, but I decided... 4,250 Views / 88 Replies  
Bright

Teeters on the edge, but I decided not crap. The dialogue tries for Whedon snark and lands only one out of 10. The worldbuilding asks more questions than it answers.

Wins “Best Shadowrun...
Posted by subego, on Nov 26, 2022 at 02:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Episode 8 live! This is the episode for the... 153,925 Views / 484 Replies  
Episode 8 live!

This is the episode for the song I mentioned I felt was the best. I was really hopeful we’d be able to knock this one out of the park, but it’s yet another example of COVID...
Posted by subego, on Nov 25, 2022 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
City is $4.39⁹ at a Thorntons by the interstate.... 12,617 Views / 195 Replies  
City is $4.39⁹ at a Thorntons by the interstate. My not normal suburban Speedway was $3.57⁹. Not too bad I guess.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean I use my purchase history when I’m on... 672 Views / 46 Replies  
I mean I use my purchase history when I’m on Amazon. In other words, instead of using the regular search I go into “my account” and search my orders.

Obviously doesn’t work for things I’ve never...
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 07:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It was actually quiet and peaceful. I took care... 20,618 Views / 113 Replies  
It was actually quiet and peaceful. I took care of the immediate irritation of the light from it by pulling the plug.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Last night, once and for all, I decided to end... 20,618 Views / 113 Replies  
Last night, once and for all, I decided to end the minor irritant of having a clock radio.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 03:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mildly amusing, half-finished effects shot from... 153,925 Views / 484 Replies  
Mildly amusing, half-finished effects shot from this episode. If you look closely, you can see some Predator distortion, but the beauty of this type of effect is you can almost always get away with...
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Episode seven is live! While there are minor... 153,925 Views / 484 Replies  
Episode seven is live!

While there are minor things about it which irk me, this is one of the better ones. Another number by our knockout singer. This is also the point where if you’ve watched the...
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve started to use my purchase history as a... 672 Views / 46 Replies  
I’ve started to use my purchase history as a quick and dirty filter.
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 01:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Makes sense! 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
Makes sense!
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2022 at 01:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It‘s been happening to me for years, and it’s not... 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
It‘s been happening to me for years, and it’s not just here. For whatever reason, this forum is one of the lesser offenders in that regard.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 05:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ll find out prices here tomorrow. Thankfully I... 12,617 Views / 195 Replies  
I’ll find out prices here tomorrow. Thankfully I have enough to get out of the city. I’m assuming there’ll be a turkey tax.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah. For a long time the tell was return address... 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
Yeah. For a long time the tell was return address on the back.
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got a mailing from a candidate for the bench a... 445,585 Views / 1,225 Replies  
I got a mailing from a candidate for the bench a few years back where they went through the trouble of reverse embossing the “handwritten” part so it looked like there were pen grooves. Sent all my...
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 02:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From what I know, it’s basically like this… 524,917 Views / 835 Replies  
From what I know, it’s basically like this…
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2022 at 11:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a creepy Chicago one outside of a... 311 Views / 12 Replies  
This is a creepy Chicago one outside of a professional organization for surgeons. It’s kinda Metroplis hospital meets a hand fetish.

https://imgur.com/TZLwDvZ.jpg
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2022 at 06:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s not like I even use it. I wish I could gift... 672 Views / 46 Replies  
It’s not like I even use it. I wish I could gift you mine.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2022 at 12:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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