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The Podcast / Podcast for 15 October 2017
« Last post by MrBogosity on October 15, 2017, 06:00:01 PM »


Co-Host: John Petersen

News of the Bogus:
16:03 - Biggest Bogon Emitter: UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-41463401

21:10 - Idiot Extraordinaire: Nintendo https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171002/14425838331/nintendo-nixes-live-streams-own-creators-program-some-reason.shtml

This Week's Quote: "Even when an appeals court-sized decision is handed down, it probably won't become cut and dried, because 'Fair Use' is one of those things, like pornography, we are meant to know when we see them." —Neil Gaiman

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The Podcast / Podcast for 8 October 2017
« Last post by MrBogosity on October 08, 2017, 06:00:00 PM »


News of the Bogus:
16:57 - Biggest Bogon Emitter: The European Union https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170920/08463638245/eu-buried-own-400000-study-showing-unauthorized-downloads-have-almost-no-effect-sales.shtml

22:05 - Idiot Extraordinaire: Black Students United https://thelibertarianrepublic.com/black-student-group-complains-ivy-league-school-letting-many-african-students/

This Week's Quote: "I had rather take my chance that some traitors will escape detection than spread abroad a spirit of general suspicion and distrust, which accepts rumor and gossip in place of undismayed and unintimidated inquiry." —Learned Hand

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General Discussion / Re: New members - introduce yourselves!
« Last post by MrBogosity on October 02, 2017, 05:32:16 PM »
So, what threshold I need to meet to be able to make my own threads?

One more post will do it! Just reply to this one. ;)
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General Discussion / Re: Fail Quotes
« Last post by evensgrey on October 02, 2017, 09:06:08 AM »
Guy by the twitter handle @izs has created a program to allow him to block anyone who disagrees with him. Which, according to this screencap (Original) (Mirror) amounts to over 376k people.

And gog, he's so openly proud of himself for building an echo chamber.

Surprisingly, he doesn't seem to have blocked everyone who's pointing out that he's a nutter or those who point out he clearly has no confidence in any of his opinions.

I think he's going to be quite surprised when Twitter shuts down because it cannot make money.
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General Discussion / Re: Fail Quotes
« Last post by Altimadark on October 01, 2017, 12:44:49 AM »
Guy by the twitter handle @izs has created a program to allow him to block anyone who disagrees with him. Which, according to this screencap (Original) (Mirror) amounts to over 376k people.

And gog, he's so openly proud of himself for building an echo chamber.
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General Discussion / Re: New members - introduce yourselves!
« Last post by RainbowAsteroids on September 30, 2017, 05:23:02 PM »
So, what threshold I need to meet to be able to make my own threads?
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Episode 3: Lunar Lunacy / Re: Shadows and photography.
« Last post by Ranger.JR on September 28, 2017, 11:47:46 PM »
I know that the Mythbusters soundly trounced this one using a tiny model however because they didn't do every one of their supposed examples they still say they can still make the claim. 

I have a friend, and used his excellent camera, who is a professional photographer and he sighs when he hears this stuff.  It is not hard to get the effects they claim can only be done in a studio with extra lighting with natural sunlight.  While I don't have examples to put up, I can assure you that in a shadow in bright sunlight you can get the effects such as the lit astronaut on the ladder or with the man on the moon image.  This is especially easy to do with a bright surface like white sand but that tends to be so bright that is sometimes requires lowering the shutter speed to the point that the shadow is so black that is almost doesn't allow you to even see the ground(especially if I frame the image to only show the subject an not the source of the shadow).  The surface of the moon is not as reflective as desert sand yet they claim that only explanation is fill lighting, however no matter what they claim you can't use a fill light without it's shadow appearing on film.  You can use more lights opposite each other to try and minimize the shadow but all that does in add more shadows to the situation.  You can not add extra lights without adding extra shadows there is no way to get around this.  It can not be avoided, and you can see this all over in movies in general.  Their claim just doesn't work!

Yet they want us to believe that NASA has a magic no shadow fill light in its closet!
The knowledge and techniques of lighting make the picture beautiful. Thanks a lot
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General Discussion / Re: Fail Quotes
« Last post by evensgrey on September 28, 2017, 01:21:59 PM »
I wandered from The Guardian's rather banal attempt to pretend they weren't entirely in agreement with Hillary about how she isn't responsible for being unelectable (penned by someone trying to act like they weren't agreeing with her, and doing a bad job of it), and found this prize:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/28/theresa-may-capitalism-jeremy-corbyn-conference

They seem magnificently out of touch with the political situation in the UK at the moment:  Corbyn is a communist, his senoir people are communists, he's stacked the Labour Party with his sycophants, and the only reason he isn't completely tanking in the polls is because May is almost as out to lunch as he is.  In fact, the only difference of principle between them appears to be that May doesn't appear to believe political violence is a valid tactic.
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The Podcast / Re: Podcast for 24 September 2017
« Last post by MrBogosity on September 27, 2017, 07:08:07 AM »
It's really stupid that there are more TELEPHONE numbers available in the US than SSN's.

And they're a lot easier to change if you need to.
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The Podcast / Re: ueen Vicky's stach apparently still exists.
« Last post by Ibrahim90 on September 26, 2017, 06:01:05 PM »
Victorian England was, apparently, the time and place with the largest production of child pornography in history.  (I don't know if she collected CP, but it came out a few years ago that Queen Victoria had a substantial porn collection, as did Prince Albert, and they even gave each other porn as gifts.  Queen Vicky's stash apparently still exists.)

The weakness of Social Security Numbers is the combination of only having a maximum of 999 999 999 numbers and having almost a third of those currently ACTIVE.  Credit card companies do their best to make the credit card numbers that are active sparse in the space of possible numbers, and to keep the algorithm used to select numbers to activate private so future valid numbers are difficult to guess.  Neither is possible with SSNs.  (Canada's equivalent, the Social Insurance Number, isn't as bad, as it's also a 9 digit number but applied to a population approximately a tenth the size of the US.)


Pics or it didn't happen! :P
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