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    Veek's Python lessons in English - feedback thread

    So here's a brief sample: https://mega.nz/file/zMBGyaZJ A longer one https://mega.nz/file/jdgWkIpK I was hoping someone with more fancy audio/hardware might review it and give me some feedback on how things look on a big monitor, or if you can hear background sounds - or if something's off that...
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    Storage Solutions SMR Drives and read write speed hell

    Before buying the M010 1TB PMR - read this https://www.backblaze.com/blog/what-hard-drive-should-i-buy/ *hehe* man! Seagate Seagate Barracuda Compute 1TB ST1000DM010 - PMR Seagate Barracuda Compute 2TB ST2000DM008 - SMR Seagate Barracuda Compute 3TB ST3000DM007 - SMR Seagate Barracuda...
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    Aliexpress.com - Feedback Thread

    Oo that's clever - was it substantially cheaper - by how much? (not that I want Office)
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    Stereo Mic recording in Linux/Pulseaudio - how?

    (FIXED) I've enabled echo cancellation load-module module-echo-cancel use_master_format=1 aec_method=webrtc aec_args="a nalog_gain_control=0\ digital_gain_control=1" source_name=echoCancel_source sink _name=echoCancel_sink set-default-source echoCancel_source set-default-sink echoCancel_sink...
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    Storage Solutions SMR Drives and read write speed hell

    https://www.extremetech.com/computing/309389-western-digital-seagate-reportedly-shipping-slow-smr-drives-without-informing-customersSMR Drives The problem with SMR drives is that when you overlap the tracks like this, it means that there’s no way to write to just a single track without...
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    TV buying: generic 7.5k vs 13k (MI LED TV Pro 4a)

    'quality of the panel' any specific info? it has a LED back-light and the front has mirrors that flip about.. so what could go wrong with cheap panel? 1590578088
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    TV buying: generic 7.5k vs 13k (MI LED TV Pro 4a)

    Room is 15'x8' wide. Stuff should be visible very close and 15' away? Cost and longevity is a factor: need to buy a TV for a small classroom - It must have USB/menu-select. This is the primary means of screening lessons so does anyone have any in-depth understanding of the manufacturing...
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    WTB Asian manufactured Foil ESD Bags - no holes, kinks - could someone point me to a source?

    Since this, a lot of websites have sprouted all selling these aluminium foil bags BUT THEY HAVE NO SPEC! BE CAREFUL! 1. For long term storage you MUST KNOW material used PET-48G (gauge) and Optical Density (should be 3.2). 2. If they use vapor deposition then the aluminium barrier will have...
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    Freenode's #india could use your help - racists are taking over, just login and stand by Freenode/#india

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_Czechoslovakia some 14,000 Jews remained alive in the Czech lands.[5] Approximately 144,000 Jews were sent to Theresienstadt concentration camp. Most inmates were Czech Jews. I'm not saying India's a haven for the downtrodden and that you...
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    Freenode's #india could use your help - racists are taking over, just login and stand by Freenode/#india

    I live in India/Bangalore. Racism is a feeling of superiority and exploitation that stems from feelings of superiority. The idea of superiority is used to justify exploitation. Many Indians are cheats. (me included) Indians aren't a superior cheat.. but sure we do have racists.. a narcissist...
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    Freenode's #india could use your help - racists are taking over, just login and stand by Freenode/#india

    smarter - no chance, america uses racism as a weapon - we just use it to feed our insecurities. eg: afro-americans are killed to keep them frightened and in line while USA looks outwards/china for exploiting. We don't have the guts to face-up/fight the USA/Russia/china so we enjoy life to the...
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    Freenode's #india could use your help - racists are taking over, just login and stand by Freenode/#india

    1. It's not civil to suggest that someone is creating a 'mess' and leave. (civility means cOURTeOUS and polite) (courteous means: polite, respectful, or considerate in manner.) Chill here if you like to talk tech. If you are looking for a mess, look elsewhere. 2. Are you suggesting my old aunt...
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    Freenode's #india could use your help - racists are taking over, just login and stand by Freenode/#india

    well please find something better to do and please stop cluttering my thread with inane drivel that's not really relevant to my topic.
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    Freenode's #india could use your help - racists are taking over, just login and stand by Freenode/#india

    which is why I find the whole thing very mystifying: what do they do.. like how do they study and such? I use Freenode like a useful tool to learn things.. there are so many tips people share - I'd have thought the resource was indispensable. Feb 29 17:24:58 <[Tritium]> {**d1, **d2} will...
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    Freenode's #india could use your help - racists are taking over, just login and stand by Freenode/#india

    That's literally what the Jewish people said when the Nazi's took over - lol! I've been on irc for 7 years (using the same nick) - I haven't asked for 'help' in all those 7 years - this time it's different! You have this guy maj0r giving me advice - I've never seen him on IRC - wth! I live in...