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As a kid when you have a PC for yourself, curiosity comes at a big price. After the first few months of owning one, music, AOL and Wolfenstein didn't cut it for me anymore.
- So when I opened up the C: drive for the first time, I was 'frustrated' by the amount of space taken up by the 'Windows' folder. Duh!
You can pretty much guess how that went...
- But when I managed to unscrew the cabinet's side panel, I was like a kid staring at an ice cream truck. The first few weeks I was careful not to touch anything and kept wiping off every dust particle to keep it all spotless. But the monkey in my brain wanted more, so I somehow unhinged the CPU fan and was 'disturbed' by the grime underneath it (which was actually the thermal conductive paste that kept the CPU cool) so I wiped it clean and voila! it never turned on again.
- Then I noticed something was slowing down my PC, and that's when I realized that it might be the dirt inside the hard disk. If only I could wipe it clean. So I unscrewed the hard disk case(a destructive process BTW). And carefully cleaned all the platters inside. The dirt was all gone and so was the data.
But looking back at it all, it taught me so much. Computers fascinate me and all those screw ups made me fall in love with them even more.13
Idk why everybody hates Electron. I mean its damn cool negative quantum particle that orbits nucleus of atom. But it doesn't orbit it normally its in superposition until you look at it so its cloud of probabilities where it can be.
Now tell me what is not cool about that ?11
I got a used computer case in a second hand hardware store and it still has the sticker with the specs of the computer they wanted to sell it with on it. It was going to be a moderate to shity pc. I built an absolute computing monster in it (i7 6900k, 32GB ram, 23TB storage). I like having visitors over and telling them this is the primary computer I use to do my high particle count fluid simulations and little bigdata projects with.6
Hey Guys, Made a Particle theme landing page. Do let me know your views on it. :)
Link - https://github.com/itsron717/...20
//not dev releated
Today I have proven that light is weightless yeah everybody knows that but its different when you make the prove in your head and understand it how it works.
I was using E = (mc2)2 * (PC)2
That means when object is lighter it can travel faster so if its weightless it can travel 299,792.458 km/s
So when we take that only particle with speed of light is photons then we can make that photons are weightless and that allows them to travel at speed of light.
After that you can calculate energy of light by using e = pc
I have to done some math to get result to get this but it was fun even when I know the result already but it was exciting because I have calculated it by myself.15
Imagine if you will, a fictional world outside our own.
In this world, the requirement for getting a drivers licenses is 4 years of research into quantum mechanics.
- Was it interesting? Yeah.
- Did I learn it because I had to? Yup.
- Will I use the harmonic oscillation calculations of a particle when driving my car. Fuck no!
- Did it cost me an ungodly amount of money? It sure did!
- Will some dumb people still say it was useful because it is the minimum (fictional) barrier to entry for driving a car. You bet your sweet ass they will!!!
It was about as useful as any made up requirement, make-work, self-funding, circle-jerking, waste or time and money to feed the pockets of people who are too scared to do actual work so they teach, can be.
I paid all that money to be taught technology that was old when my mother was in school.
In the first year out of school, with only a $300 subscription to PluralSight some uDemy courses and hard work, I learned 100X as much as everything they put in front of me in school.
School has its place.
Children who don't understand the importance of learning and need their hand help.
Adult children (some of which on on their 3rd or 4th degree) who also need their hand held.
People too afraid to enter the real world.
I would do it again because it is the minimum requirement of entry, but thats nothing more than a bullshit make-work project.
Play their game as long as you need to. Keep your own game in mind. Don't drink the koolaid, just fake a sip. Then when the time is right, play by your own rules.
Toxic relationships are the worst thing that can happen to anyone. While some of them you can get out of or avoid. You can't do much about the ones you're born into.
Such people have their egos up their butt. They just don't realise that they're just a tiny dust particle in the entirety of cosmos. They not only make things difficult for others by their presence, but often go out of their way to do that.
Desk inventory(not counting computer hardware):
-Three interlocking polished high density particle board squares, cut by an industrial-grade 3d printer at the office of an architect friend. I use them as coasters.
-A roll of toilet paper, as I have a deviated septum and blow my nose so often that proper facial tissue would be wasteful.
-A landline phone, for work. I'm thinking about getting rid of it though, as I can do the majority of my work phone calls through Google Hangouts and our company's webrtc client, and because it costs me about $7 a month for the service, through ooma.
What's on your desk? No computer hardware, please. Also, please try to use your words, because it's a lot of fun to imagine the layout rather than see it.7
We had to work in Unity once. Our goal was to create a tube, which is striped with two alternating colors and we should make it look like the colors are moving upwards to symbolise some flow inside the tube.
In Unity there is a way to do this with particle effects, sadly we weren‘t able to do this as it always looked 2D in the VR.
As the deadline rushed closer i had the most hacky idea i ever had.
I created a long one colored Cylinder and one very short and slightly bigger cylinder in the other color.
I then wrote a script, which spawns a big number of the little cylinders and slowly moved them towards the other end, where they get destroyed eventually.
It looked great
We never told anybody about this hack3
Absolutely love astronomy, astrophysics and astrophotography - the latter is pretty low-level but I make do with what I have.
Also really like things on the smallest level - string theory, quantum mechanics, particle physics etc.
I have many more, like mountain biking, gaming and various design things, but these are the geekiest by far and also my favorite.1
Google: "shader particle trail effect"
Click the YouTube link
4 hours later... I've seen all the "gold digger prank" videos.
Try googling "electron", is your top hit the framework electron or the elementary particle electron?15
Programming project in first year. Particle simulator in C. I decide to switch to another degree and drop out 2 month before exams. My friend's like "I have to study for exams, you have time to do it all now". I say okay and spend a whole week of my free time doing everything. Hand in project get a B-. A week before the exams the other fucktard drops out as well...5
If you guys are interested in IoT or electronics you should definitely check out Particle. I've been using them for years. This September they'll be releasing their third generation IoT boards. You can preorder the boards here: https://particle.io/mesh/...
Kind of thinking of making one of those COVID-19 infection simulators. Might be interesting to use a particle swarm type of algorithm for it.10