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Wanna hear a joke?
The google play front page!
Its essetially just a giant ad page. And pretty much consists only of puzzle games and games parents let their children install only for them to shut up.2
So my MCU teacher said I should use a long ass ternary to determine which pins should be set high for a given number on a seven segment display. Cause the display was on a single 8-bit port on the mcu I decided to generate a bitmask with a switch statement and set the port directly.3
Damn, I hate waiting in the queue when all the sleep servers are full! Get off already! I dont want to suffer from insomnia anymore!5
Current work project: Ok where is the master branch?
Coworker: Oh we lost that one a few months ago due to some merge conflicts...7
So there is this thing called chirp.io which allows you to transmit data via ultrasonic sound. No special hardware needed. Only a mic and a speaker. I wonder why this isnt used in smart watches instead of BLE as it requires even less power. Probably because sound is less penetrating than radio waves??!5
So apparently changing the root password on my embedded linux system from the default to anything else breaks ssh. The only error i get is, that the password has "expired".
Dis is gonna take a long time to figure out, cuz no system logger and only serial access...2
Everybody keeps telling me that public transport is better than driving a car. So SBB (rail company) is doing some constuction on a station and i have to take a rail replacement bus. Which is now stuck in traffic.
So like an overly full bus with the heating stuck to max is just creeping along the road. Past a single station that is on repair!
Fuck it im going by car to school even if parking is expensive af!12
>Le me taking a test on basic C
>Question arises to an exercise
>Le ask the prof
>He gives an Answer like the exercise was asked completely differently.
>I give up and do as said on the test although confused af!1
So my teacher doesnt like us sharing code with eachother cause: "Y'all learn it better when you figure it out yourself."
FFS if ya dont figure it out yourself, you'll end up having learnt nothing. So I ended up uploading every library and exercise solution I wrote to a github repo and shared it with my classmates. Prolly gonna get into some trouble for dis if my teacher finds out. But I dont care. I've written it so I can do with it whatever I want!5
"The worst goodbye's are the ones never said nor explained." Never thought I'd experience something like this. But it happened! It feels devestating that most of my friends I spent 6+ years of school with, are suddenly not around me anymore.
After everyone got their degree, they all went to different universities and I am the only one who is curently working for some time and will afterwards go to a uni none of friends went to. Also outside of the school stuff there is dead silence. Its like you've never known any of them.4
N'other story of my completely idiotic classmates: So the teacher was gone for some time and has left us soldering. And I end up having to go to the other classroom where the other half of the soldering stations are. And I had to take my glasses off cause of what I saw! SOME DUDE WAS PUTTING SOLDER INTO THE HOT AIR STATION! RIGHT INTO THE NOZZLE! His reason as to why?!
IT mAKeS nIcE LittLE sMoKE pUfFs wHEn He tURnS tHe AiR oN.
God I wanted to shove a soldering iron down his throat for such an act of pure stupidity!1
What kinda blockhead moron at my ISP decided that I require a new modem & router that is managed by THEM! I'm not really baffled by the privacy concerns but more about that I am unable to manage my home network. I literally cant open ports, manage ip adresses and do other shit I NEED FOR WORKING AT HOME.
I cant print!
I cant read mail!
I cant access my network drives!
My website is down!
Colleagues are asking why the Minecraft server is offline!
And using the new brick they gave me as a modem only, is not possible as there is no setting to be found to turn the router off!
And if I call their imbecile's of support they tell my that if they change a setting, that my phone will disconnect. (The phone line is also connected to the modem!) And right after the support guy said that and wanted to start explaing me further steps, his settings apply and I get kicked off the line. Bruh! You knew this would happen so why didnt you work around it?!?!?!!
Thing is, this new modem isnt even necessary as it doesnt use a different standard like fiber for example.
If I cant figure out how to get my stuff to work again, I swear to god I will turn on full Karen mode and ramble into their next store looking to get some manager fired!
(Ill post an update soon!)8
Google can you please stop sending me traffic updates everytime I am driving! Its creeping me out and is unsave anway!2
Every basic girl: Omg I love fall! You have Halloween, the leaves start to fall and the temperature are finally getting more chilled.
When your classmates are such lobotomites, that they manage to fry 11 fucking IC's within a day! And I am the one who has to find and replace all the broken stuff. FFS it says 9V right there on the board NOT 12V! No, your board should not draw 1.7AMPS! This chip is getting kinda hot. What is wrong? ONE OF YOUR FUCKING PROBES IS BRIDGING ONE OF THE PINS!
Why isnt this working correctly? You adjusted the wrong fucking potentiometer!
I know I have far more experience than most of my classmates, but man, atleast try to not break things by just thinking: "I dont know dis. (Its actually written in the docs!) So imma assume it will be fine if I do dis. It wasnt fine!"
Also IF something doesnt work, DO NOT TURN UP THE VOLTAGE ON THE CIRCUIT BECAUSE IT APPEARS TO BE THE CLOSEST POSSIBLE ERROR. Which in most cases it is not!7
Tfw your Boss had just ordered two oscilloscopes each worth about 1.2k$. And a few days later I show up with my scope, which had cost me like 400$. And he's like: I think I have ordered some garbage. Your's can do just as much as the ones I've ordered!4
Applied to a company as an electronics technician for work starting in the summer of 2019. This application was back in October 2018. Got a quick reply that they already have a candidate and are willing to look into mine if he isnt the right guy. Two months later I hear back from them. They will look into my application now and I will receive their feedback after the christmas break. K. Finally a response. Ended up taking them a month longer with following reply. It appears we have forgotten about you we will have some more info by next week. This was on a monday. Thursday I receive a call. Errr. I accidentally sent you the wrong message. It should have been an interview invitation. Are you able to come by tomorrow morning?
Meanwhile I was in military service during this time till april 2019. This was written in the application with a statement, that anytime I have to ask for a day off, I need to apply for it atleast three weeks in advance. Ended up saying I have no more interest in their offer as I had signed my current work contract the week before they called me.
BTW: During the call some girls were constantly giggling childishly in the background. Which gives them even less credibility for being a serious company!1
Devrant lost it content, cuz there is nothing more to complain about. Everyone has already told their story. So normies come to fill the void. People who know nothing about technology except getting likes. Mostly with lame to mediocore posts that are rather far fetched in order to be called dev related.
Also a lot of good ppl seem to vanish over time. AlexDeLarge, Alice, Jase, Linuxxxx (thou he's back for now) and dfox/trogus.
Looks like we are soon going to hit a devrant depression.7
So, some of you may already know, that my email address got leaked a while ago. And as I sometimes like to do, I had a look at my spam folder (as there is sometimes interesting stuff in there.) And there was! Its an odd mail by some "anonymus hacker" as he called himself. He demanded that I pay him 2$ within 48h in order for him not to leak my "nudes". I knew it was fake from the start as I dont have any and a hacker would surely send some proof, that he has something against me. But he didnt. Also if he asks for only 2$ it feels like this was an automated email and he is trying to fraud multiple ppl at once. Well, about a week from that mail he sends a warning mail with about the same contents. Just from a diffrent address.
What got me more suspicious is, that he wrote in the first one, that he knows when I open the email. So this mean, that he should not have sent a warning knowing I havent read the first email.
And in the grand finale we have his third email. (Also a diffrent address) His grammar got a lot worse with this one.
The email consists of him cussing at me, calling me all sorts of things and now demanding
5'000$ till next friday for basically the same thing. Not leaking nonexisting nudes.
The thing that gave him away the most was this line: Nice car you there are. Would be a lot nicer if you would put a "I had my nudes leaked" sticker on it.
Thing is, I dont own a car! I use public transport.
Here is my idea behind him:
He bought a leaked database from the darknet for cheap. Messaged anyone this standard letter that he knew speaks german. (Probably also said in the db.) This gives away the next clue. He must speak german in some way. Next thing i looked at were the domains. someNameSomeNumber@smth.smth.xyz or .top
After looking these up. You can buy .xyz or .top domains for literally less than a dollar a piece. Probably bought a bunch and uses them now to send out spam like this maybe with tor for anonymity. (I havent confirmed this one so far!)
Here are his adresses in case anyone wants to dig:
I can maybe provide some more info if you need it. Just keep me informed in case you find something! :)3
Some time ago I had ordered a LCD display I wanted to use in a project. Ended up with a vague datasheet and no clue of how to use a 8bit parallel interface. There was also little help on the internet cuz most ppl use a serial interface.
So after HOURS of reading I finally managed to get it to display something!
I sometimes wish some stuff was better documented.13
That feeling of being an absolute retard when doing
Portb = 1;
And expecting the whole register to be 0b111111111 but its 0b00000001.
Goddamit Python you make me think too convenient in C!4
After having dealt with the 9'999th issue with Samba, I decided to use a Rasperry Pi as a CUPS server and have everyone at home print their stuff over the Pi. Instead of having a Samba connection to my Dads PC where the printers were shared to.
Took me only 2h to set up and nearly everything worked after the first try.
I just have to deal with the cable mess now :(3
I FINALLY FOUND IT!
Midnight City - M83
That one song I had in the back of my head for like seven years waiting to receive a name!5