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Anonymous 04/10/2020 (Fri) 02:59:49 No. 846 [Reply] [Last]
Does anybody know of a good monitor or tv for 720p content? I'd really like a monitor that has EXACTLY 1280x720 pixels at a 1:1 Pixel Aspect Ratio. It seems impossible to find such a thing, just endless rows upon rows of 1366x768 shitters. I fucking hate scaling and it seems to me that trying to display a 1280x720 video stream on these is going to cause blurry scaling. If true 1280x720 devices don't exist, then does anybody know of at least a 1366x768 that would let me display pixel-to-pixel in the middle of the frame? Really I'm mostly interested in something that would look good displaying a 1280x720p @ 30 hz signal from a PS3. It looks great but too small on my 20" 4:3 CRT and it looks like absolute ass scaled to 1080p on my bigg projector. I thought it would be a simple matter to just get a used 720p monitor for this purpose but they don't seem to exist in any quantity. The only display I have that is exactly 1280x720 is my GPD Win and it lacks an input port (in addition to being only 5 inches). >HDCRTs Wish I could find a nice one at around the 20"-24" ish size. I can find these all day on craigslist near me but they are absolutely fucking massive and I'm not looking for a 300 lb 36" monster at the moment. >The 24" and 32" Widescreen BVMs fucking epic, true multiscan with no lag but I don't have $10,000 and two weeks to burn driving to southern california and back for pickup and calibration. >PC CRTs Would be happy with one of those big epic sony monitors but they're around $1000 last I checked, seems most of the deals are gone. Would be worth it at around that price but they don't do 15khz signals. >Plasma I've heard various good things about these, but don't know much about them. They rose to prominence then faded away at a time when I wasn't in the market for a new TV. These are fixel-pixel displays right? Are they actually true 1280x720? Are there any other scaling autists here? Please Respond.
>>846 I assume you've spent a lot of time poking around online. Have you tried poking around pawn shops and other used electronics/video stores?
>>847 I assume 1440p is out for you? 2x scaling?
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The last time I'd gone looking for an exact 720p monitor was about a year ago. I just looked again now after posting this and pulled the trigger on a used Gateway 1775W for like 50 bucks. The owner's manual seems to specify that the "optimal resolution" for the monitor is exactly 1280 x 720 so I'm hopeful this means it really is exactly 1280 by 720 pixels. I'm sure it's going to be a semi-garbage TN panel but there's always tradeoffs to be made. I have plenty of nice IPS, VA, DMD displays for when I want to get picky about colors and viewing angles. It also seems there are some 8 inch displays intended for security camera use at a reasonably price point, but I have not had good luck with that particular brand and 8 inches is really too small anyways. Anyways so I'll update you lads with my impressions when it gets here. >1440p or 2160p I did think about this, but the main issue is I don't think any tv or monitors actually support integer scaling by default (scaling on the monitor side). It would be nice if monitors start paying attention to this at some point. Integer scaling is mostly demanded by gamers whereas blurry """4k upscaling""" is seen as superior by dumb sportsball and capeshit boomers who find "pixelation" to be a bad thing. I've heard vague rumbles from NVidia about "large format gaming displays" or whatever so it's possible that somewhere down the pipe there will be good options for integer/box-fill scaling. >scaler boxes typically add an extra frame of lag on their own. At least that's what my framemeister does. I find the extra frame of lag worthwhile to sidestep the awful adc and built-in scaling of most analog inputs on digital tvs, but it just feels wasteful to add lag for a digital-digital conversion step. Also I am pretty sure the framemeister I have tops out at 1080p output anyways. In the future I expect someone will produce a fancy FPGA box that can do it all lagless, like some future version of the OSSC. Something to watch for the future, to be sure. Other things: The Xbox 360 has an option for outputting 1366x768 exactly, making it better than the PS3 for this. I have a hacked PS3 but haven't got around to getting one of those xkey360 devices for the xbox, so for now I have way more games on my PS3. The nintendo NES Mini and SNES Mini both max out at 720p output, no 1080. The PS Vita TV thing only offers 720p output I'm pretty sure, but it's fucked anyways since internally it runs at 544p and upscales to 720p so no matter what you're hitting plebscale. For the longest time I couldn't figure out why every tv was 1366x768 resolution when the common content was all 1280x720. Then one day while messing with Windows XP?/7? I think I figured it out. PC CRT common resolutions after DOS era were 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768. I think it was Windows 7 that treated 1024x768 as it's standard resolution. it would complain with an warning message if you set a resolution with less than 768 vertical lines. So this became the de-facto standard for various corporate Dell standard secretary monitors or whatever and 1366 is the ~16:9 version of a 768 vertical line monitor. then it's just economies of scale if you can use the same panel fab that everybody else is using and they all churn out cheapshit 1366x768 monitors so path dependence took over. So that's my blogpost. The End. (for now)
>>846 I find it interesting that you can't find PC CRTs online, was thinking these were more common because I bought a LG F900P for €5 from someone on a German site similar to craigslist few years ago. These are really nice and, if they support 96kHz horizontal scanning frequency(common), you could use them at 1366x768 at 120Hz.
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>850 I've got a 4:3 PC CRT. The main issue is that it's 4:3 and therefore doesn't display 16:9 content very well. The main reason I don't use it very much is that I've already got a nice multiformat 20" PVM that outdoes it on 480p (4:3) content. The PC CRT I have is some top-of-the-line Mitsubishi Diamondtron with similar max stated specs (1536p) but the focus isn't great any more and the phosphors seem tired and uncalibrated. I'm really kicking myself because I had a really great CRT from with moderate resolution but great colors from my childhood but I got rid of it like 2 years before I got back into CRTs. It was some Viewsonic that I think topped out at 768p or so but it had some sort of "Viewsonic SuperBright" or "VIVID" or something button on the front that would make everything pop and look really nice. So it's really the 16:9 that I'm looking for since my PVM already does letterboxed 720p. Widescreen PC CRTs are pretty rare and expensive as far as I know because most people and brands shifted over to 16:9 and flat TFTs at the same time. The only two widescreen PC CRTs I can think of are the thicc SGI monitor that carmack used and the sony FW900s. The annoying thing is that sony FW900s used to be somewhat available on craigslist for cheap around 8-10 years ago but are now rare and expensive. And on the top end of things, I have a nice VA gaming monitor at ~1 frame added lag that can do [email protected] and a projector that will do [email protected] or [email protected] (1080p native resolution so the 720 is extra blurry). So I've already got some displays that cover the high-frame-rates. So I have 480p @ 4:3 covered pretty well, and 1080p @16:9 but there's still a hole where I don't have any way to make 720p content look good. I suppose I also have a hole for 854x480p content but basically all of those games have a good working 4:3 480p that is the default option, since widescreens were rare and expensive for a while. The annoying part is about halfway through the PS3/XB360 system life many games stopped providing options for 4:3 - if you launch Forza 4 at a [email protected]:3 resolution it will just letterbox the 16:9 view and waste a bunch of screen area that leaves you squinting for your turns. At this point I am declaring this a display technology general thread. Before I got the projector I was looking into that one frankenstein custom setup that one display engineer makes that can do 4k/120, 1080p/240, 540p/480, but decided I'd rather have field-of-view instead. Here's the link: https://blurbusters.com/4k-120hz-with-bonus-240hz-and-480hz-modes/

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Anonymous 02/05/2020 (Wed) 04:08:42 No. 724 [Reply] [Last]
is there even a single good programming language
>>724 Yeah, have a look at Whitespace.
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Yes, but it's a secret. ^_^
Imagine the NWO "internet" in 100 years.
>>724 SML is okay. Everything else is shit. It is even SJW-free if that's you're only requirement.
Why is every /g/ filled with rust shills, No-one wants to learn a 'maybe slightly better language', It's like making bricks 2cm smaller so you can pick them up easier with your baby hands despite the fact it will be incompatible with every building and all other bricks

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ptpot Anonymous 04/03/2020 (Fri) 21:15:02 No. 832 [Reply] [Last]

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Anonymous 10/21/2019 (Mon) 03:33:10 No. 415 [Reply] [Last]
Women are not attracted to programmers.

How does it feel to be an incel?
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>>535 >windoes linuxx Consumer electronics are all bugman things.
>>425 Not enough to attract women
>>415 >>incel Guess this chan is infected by redditor moderation too.
>>438 > I, a total chad I don't know what's more pathetic, an incel or a chadlarp.
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>>415 >incel Either this is bait or there's a plebbitor here.

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Phone OS Alternatives Anonymous 03/23/2020 (Mon) 23:19:44 No. 773 [Reply] [Last]
Fuck every major phone OS but especially fuck jewgle and its 'open-source' android, 90% of which is preinstalled bloatware and spyware. Fuck having no possibility to do anything except push pre-existing buttons. Touch-screen devices are the epitome of walled-garden-style computers, their functionality intentionally reduced to a point where even a nigger can buy one and push all the buttons he likes without having to worry about fucking anything up. I've resigned to the fact that all smartphones are just spyware a long time ago, so I got used to just clenching my teeth like a good goy while jewgle fucked me in the ass with every app I couldn't uninstall and setting I couldn't change. But enough is enough, so I'm here to open a discussion about phone operating systems, so that others may read it and free themselves from nigger-tier techology. I'm looking for open-source linux, a bash terminal, and, as much as possible, avoiding any service provided by google nigger-kikes. Looking at ddg hits, articles on recommended OSs all strike me as clueless and written for monkeys, so I'm asking here: What OS does your smartphone run, how satisfactory is the functionality it offers?
My phone is running LineageOS, which is GPL licensed. In fact, it is an important requirement for me to figuer out whether a phone has a LineageOS package or something similar when i am choosing my phone.
I want to check out the Pinephone but they're all out of stock.

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Idea for a political game Anonymous 02/20/2020 (Thu) 05:53:20 ID:7afcb4 No. 810 [Reply] [Last]
it's a civilization game where you take charge of a small group of people at the beginning of time and try to raise it to a great civilization. the difference here is that you choose specific policies for you civilization, and the results of any set of policies are based upon how exactly how those sets of policies worked in the past. eventually, the player community will determine which policies are the best to use. everything is designed to be a 1:1 depiction of reality, as close as possible, even the way you take control of you initial population is also true to the way the first human societies were formed. there is also the distribution of genes among your people and the lifeforms around you, all of which are affected by your decisions as well, along with the environment, and each individual's genes determines their traits just as they would in real life. Genetic data is largely hidden from you until you have the tech to see it, and actually ask for that information to be determined for you. speaking of which, you can ask those under you to gather information, you also get updates on the visible affects of your policies on the people, though some of the less visible stuff must be actively looked into. you cannot directly choose the advancement of technology or culture like you do in sid mier's, nor do you directly instruct people to build structures (if you want a wall, you choose policies concerning border security, and a wall follows from that), people who are not politicians are the ones who do that, you are a political leader, not a scientist, engineer, architect, or artist, your power is strictly political in nature, only the ability of a real human leadership is given to you, though this means that you do not need to conduct research to discover political policies, you simply have all of them available to you from the beginning. on that note, you can choose from any political policy that has ever existed or from any political policy that had ever been proposed (the effects of these will need to be extrapolated from what is already known, or what is most likely).

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>>813 I'm working on something similar. Think like how (((they))) put propaganda in everything except this game is going to all but name (((them)))
here is how katawa shoujo was made: - Idea guy posts image and states basic premise - Other anons think it's a good idea and start recruiting assigning roles, forming a small dev team "four leaf studios" - team begins creating game and posting updates, eventually releases demo and starts collecting fund via donations - more than enough is gathered to finish the project and so they do a bit extra notice how the idea guy doesn't get told to do it all by himself, notice how the idea guy is not even involved in the project past the first step. this is how a jewish movie is made: - jew producers find a barebones concept for a film from pitches - they hire a team of writers (not the idea guys) to flesh it out into a plot/script - they recruit a team of directors, actors, etc. (probably some of them will be jews) and production starts - any of the above may be altered in the course of production, but usually the core premise of the project remains the same (not always, however)

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>>810 I just wish some anons out there would be dedicated enough to remaster Ethnic Cleansing. The game itself is trash but it is Pierce approved and deserves a remake.
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>>819 Sounds like a less shit verison of Nation States. You would have to limit the amount of options to pick from though as you would need to caculate the outcome for all them. I could see that working though, having a drop-down for Currency Backing for instance (Labour Backed Fiat, Gold, Silver, Unbacked) and then the money disturbtion (Private Bond Aggragate /State through public works). I could see that working. >>826 I was thinking of remaking it in Brutal Doom some time ago, gave up because of texture issues but it may be duable with the "final release". It honestly would fit better as a Brutal Doom wad. It would probally look better tbh, Ethnic Cleansing was pain on the eyeballs and the fucking shadows? It's like you're playing as the El Paso shooter but the dork left his glasses at home.

rik#YFvhr+ 02/13/2020 (Thu) 16:01:57 No. 738 [Reply] [Last]
Hello, this is not a shill post. So I decided to create my own chan in python as a hobby (using the flask library) and this is what I have come up with so far. Just give me feedbacks here in this thread or there. Currently you can only upload jpeg , jpg , png , gif below the size of 4mb. https://rikchan.pythonanywhere.com
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rikchan v nice
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bumping for r i k c h a n
>>744 Thanks anon
Source cowwode senpai?
>>751 Found it

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Onideus 02/26/2020 (Wed) 01:33:59 No. 747 [Reply] [Last]
Woo, pays to make an offer! I even still got free shipping! D: Apparently it was the last one they had tho so they were probably just trying to get rid of it. I was about to trash the entire monitor too (since it's like a decade old). Didn't feel like soldering in new caps (especially since my soldering iron doesn't work very good). Plus it probably would have cost the same amount (if not more) for new caps. Granted it'll still probably burn out in 2 to 3 years, buuuut... I just need a dumpy second monitor to watch YouTube videos on while I'm doing other stuff, so it's not like it's some grand investment. For as often as capacitors fail (due to how cheap ass they're made) they really should start thinking about making them modular for quick/easy replacement... but then again I think maybe they do it on purpose... "planned obsolescence" and all like that. I think most of the caps are designed to fail at roughly the same time the warranty gives out.

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Anonymous 09/21/2019 (Sat) 04:50:51 No. 91 [Reply] [Last]
Hi everyone! I have a question about image serving. I'm making a 4chan clone, and currently what I do is I download the image from the client, make thumbnails on the web server, and then I use rsync to send it to my "image server" which is just an Ubuntu box that serves a folder impartially. An issue (I think) is that I end up downloading the user's file twice. I download it once on the web server, and then again on the "image server."

I also have to make thumbnails, in which case I just use imagemagick. Currently, I make the thumbnails on the web server because I will likely have multiple instances of them running, it seems fitting to have harsher processes there. As a result, I also send the thumbnails and more to the "image server."

One issue I have is that I also have to manually delete files via rsync. While nginx is fast, if I were to soft delete a file in my database (the database contains basic file information like filename, format, date, and more), I wouldn't be able to forward the changes and prevent the box from serving the files. I depend on rsync to work, when I would prefer "checking" if a file is allowed to be shared before I send it to the client. Do you think it would be worth it to write up a REST api to ensure more control?

As you can see, there is no sync between the file system and the database, and this can result in me serving illegal content or for stale content to stack up and waste space.

Do you guys have any suggestions to how I can improve this architecture? Are there better ways to handle this? I'm going to have one instance of an "image server" and multiple instances of my web servers. I really don't want some random power outage to occur and end up serving illegal content unknowingly because I would have no way to sync my file system the database.

One solution I was thinking of was forwarding the request to a custom REST api that would communicate with the database and check if the files are safe to share. The only issue is that this doesn't solve the duplicate download....

Any advice would be helpful!

(pic related, it's what the app currently looks like)
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>>291 Wut?! Uh... using thumbnails will SIGNIFICANTLY reduce bandwidth and increase loading speeds... also browser resizing is usually shit level bicubic or bilinear... or if you're using IE I think they're still stuck back in nearest neighbor resizing. I like using PHP with the Lanczos algorithm, in conjunction with cached thumbnails. You can create "perfect liquid" websites like this one I made back in the early 2Ks... http://mimkrys.epizy.com/qausi.html (you can also click on the window and drag it around) Resize your browser to any size you like and the entire site will recode itself on the fly... http://mimkrys.epizy.com/internals.js God Level coding! :D ...not very practical, but fun for "proof of concept" stuff.
>>638 your website is just a blank white page without javashit turned on and with it it's Google telling me they won't let me on unless I let them store cookies in my browser
>>655 Well it sounds like you need an adult to help you figure out how turn on javascript and enable cookies. I mean, I guess it ~sounds~ pretty... self-explanatory, but uh... some tards are just slower than others I guess. *shrugs*
>>743 OpenNSFW wasn't designed for hentai. I'll need to learn how to use Tensorflow and train my own model, but until then keep posting haha

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Media Creation Software Thread Anonymous 09/23/2019 (Mon) 18:06:55 No. 114 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is for discussion of free software that allows one to create and modify cultural works in all their forms.
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>5 af M afrikaans other/af
Why are africans in eSpeek?
More Wine! Emulator!
Bumping this thread cause you faggots aren't posting enough OC ~step it up~
>>260 >espeak I think flite and flitevox voices are more coherent. Do you think? Am I not using espeak right to have it better sounding than flite?
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>>118 Xpaint is the simple, old school equivalent for *nix.


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