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Bernd 11/17/2019 (Sun) 20:06 [Preview] No. 32381 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I just realised something... something spooky as fuck.

You know how sumo is derived from some ancient rituals? How it was performed in shrines, to appease the kami, to ensure prosperity? It was only later professionalised, and is now performed on a national level by salaried wrestlers, but there are still many religious elements, from how the ring is consecrated by a priest before each tournament, yokozuna entering the ring with that big white rope around his belt, to wrestlers actually throwing salt into the ring before each bout as a means of consecration. It is a deeply religious ritual, somehow performed to appease the kami for the entire nation of Japan. Kinda like how the ancient Olympic Games were performed on temple grounds, and were a form of vitalist worship of Greek gods.

You know when's the last time sumo wasn't performed as scheduled? March 2011. The March of the earthquake and tsunami that rekt Japan. But guess what? The tournament was cancelled a month before. Because of some match-fixing scandal. Yep, that's right. And the earthquake happened 2 days before the tournament was scheduled.

The earthquake happened because the sumo ritual wasn't performed. Because the kami weren't appeased. They were pissed and caused the earthquake as a warning.
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Bernd 03/08/2023 (Wed) 20:28 [Preview] No.49938 del
After a lot of fan channels were wiped, NattoSumo3 (new channel) is now back up on youtube. Hopefully it survives.

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March Tournament starts this Sunday!
I doubt Terunofuji recovered already. I think it would be better to recover fully than to push it and get hurt. IF can recover fully.
So probably Takakeisho will be a ronery ozeki still. He has to push on and win. He is consistently able to gain +10 victories, so I think he can get the yusho. That would be the second in a row. I bet he'll try everything, he will give everything he has, I expect good bouts will close each day.
Three sekiwakes, Wakatakakage, Hoshoryu, Kiribayama. Perhaps Hoshoryu has the most potential, he is the youngest of the three, hopefully a long career still in front of him, last time an injury prevented him from getting that 10+ wins. Who will be the next ozeki?
One step below Wakamotoharu catching up with his borther. Tobizaru is there too, facing tough opponents I doubt he will stay.
Further down Abi might rise, but I think for Ryuden that's about the top.
Towards the end of the banzuke we find Kinbozan and Hokuseiho, fresh from juryo, how they'll fare here? And then Oho is still in, I hope he can improve.

In Juryo Asanoyama is at the top, he'll win ofc. Unless Ichinojo - who fell out from Makuuchi - can stop him in this. Or maybe Tochinoshin.

I'm worried there won't be any uploads.

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Haru basho day 3

Ochiai is interesting jumping into Maegeshira due to amateur sumo, and now racking up the score in juryo, the second one today. He looks strong and has some skills.
It isn't going well for Tochimusashi.
Atamufuji really tried, and was stronger. But fell first, was directed away.
Diamami vs Enho. The previous still can't squat. First win for Enho!!!! He tried to pull him down, did not manage, then tried to pushed him out, it worked.
Chiyomaru vs Roga. It wasn't straightforward for Roga, but managed.
Chiyonokuni vs. Ichinojo. Considering the first one was also high up in Makuuchi, Ichinojo did good job. His 3rd win.
Asanoyama vs. Tohakuryu. What a bout! Tohakuryu started strong, surprised the ex-ozeki. He recovered then after a bit of chase he pushed T. out of the dohyo. Looked quite funny.
5 spotless 3-0.

Tochinoshin is up in Makuuchi today. Lost against Chiyoshoma. Oh well.
Oho vs. Bushozan. I was hoping for an Oho win. He tired out from the relentless pushypuhy attacks of Bushozan. Sad. It won't be any easier for Oho. From previous matches it seems for me he lost some muscles, getting weaker.
Hokuseiho won against Kinbozan. Good.

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Day 10

Three rikishis with 8-1, two veterans - Asanoyama, Ichinojo - and a fresh meat - Ochiai. Who will be able to hand on today?
In the lower ranks, quite ok matches they are trying.
Ochiai vs. Atamifuji. Atami isn't that easy opponent, they did not get into long deadlocks, both were activly trying to break it. Atamifuji rolled Ochiai out in the end. I think Ochi tired out and couldn't correct in the end. Atami was very pleased when watching back the footage. Ochiai 8-2.
Tochimusashi vs Daiamami. Another long bout, but lotsa standstills. Tochi won.
Ichinojo vs. Roga. Paperform. Ichinojo 9-1.
Oshoma vs Tochinoshin. The veteran hurt his shoulder. Too bad. He started out well. Oshoma took the tachiai carefully.
Asanoyama vs. Enho. The match many waited for. Many cheered for Enho from the audience, they were very audible. Enho was very energetic and Asanoyama had to catch up to hold him down. Both fell but Enho was below. Asanoyama 9-1.
Btw. Gonoyama catched up to Ochiai, 8-2.

Midori still standing unbeaten 9-0 at the start.
I thought Tohakuryu stepped out before he stepped out, but he was only on the straw.
Oho fell forward. Too bad. He's getting beaten too frequently. He needs 4 moar wins to stay in. He is too strong for Juryo however.
Takarafuji vs Bushozan. LÖL

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Bernd 03/27/2023 (Mon) 09:32 [Preview] No.50025 del
Yesterday Haru basho was concluded. I think couple of noteworthy things to mention.

First Ichinojo managed to beat Asanoyama in the race for juryo yusho. Which might not have been an actual race for them, juryo probably doesn't feel much of a thing. Their aim is the top ranks of makuuchi.
Ochiai, the fresh meat, started out quite well, reaching 10 wins. On the last day he had to face Asanoyama, and put up a good fight, the ex-ozeki had to work hard for their point. Ochiai has great promise, the is well rounded - not just in waist girth, but in skills, he is able to use different techniques and can defend against different ones. I think Slov said, he was amateur champion.

In Makuuchi, first and foremost I want to express my disappointment in Ryuden's performance. He got beaten 13 times. Will fall far back from his place at Maegeahira 2. He isn't that good obviously, but I expected something better. Oh well.
With Takakeisho suffering another injury, his dreams to become yokozuna have to be put on ice for a bit. Maybe one day. But supposedly Terunofuji is back from May, so it will be harder to win those yusho's that needed for the title of grand champion.
Hokuseiho's 9-6 score means climbing up in the ranks, that's good. But he is not that good, the boys in the upper ranks will beat him. He is quite stationary, and can't lower his center of gravity. He could compensate with strength, but packing muscle needs time.
Oho got it bad, only 7-8. From M15 he will fall back to juryo I suspect. He is strong for that, so gonna be back in makuuchi soon.
Shodai 10-5, gonna be back in sanyaku ranks. Takayasu I think is too old now to reach higher titles. Midorifuji will always be too small and light for the largest rikishis. He is great entertainment tho. Hoshoryu needs to learn humility, he is very good fighter, he puts in everything. Kinbozan is a promising youth, seems better than Hokuseiho, at least got better results. Wakamotoharu caught up with his brother. This will be interesting.
And for the yusho. Congrats Kiribayama! He had to beat the main contender Daieisho twice to become the champion. He is a sekiwake, and got his second double digit win in a row (11-4, 12-3). If he is able, then in May could reach the ozeki title, which would finally solve the lonely ozeki problem of the banzuke. Could he keep the title however? He also doesn't seem like a yokozuna material, but can never know. Takakeisho is neither, but has the chance.

Syria Thread - Suffering on the Ukraine Bernd 09/20/2022 (Tue) 10:15 [Preview] No. 48765 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Previous thredder: >>47132

A bit of habbenings had on the Syria every couple of day, in general nichts Neues as the poet says.

On the Ukraine they go slow, but Ukrainians in Bilohorovka again, while Russians are now operating over the Bakhmutka, south of Bakhmut.
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Bernd 03/24/2023 (Fri) 13:15 [Preview] No.50013 del
I laffed so hard. I dunno if true or not.
>Wagner. Safe America
>Wagner. Safe Asia
>Wagner. Safe Australia
>Wagner. Safe Antarctica

Bernd 03/25/2023 (Sat) 01:08 [Preview] No.50015 del
Russians won't encircle Bakhmut and have even lost ground on the southern road, but they keep pushing within the city itself. It seems Ukraine already removed their good troops from inside the city long ago.

We should hire them to pacify the favelas.

Bernd 03/25/2023 (Sat) 10:16 [Preview] No.50016 del
I think the actual lines around Bakhmut fluctuates constantly. Some say it is used by both sides to grind the other's meat, so from Russian viewpoint keeping Bakhmut open allows more Ukrainians to enter, who then are getting killed or maimed.
>already removed their good troops
But then with what force they perform their counter-pushes to threw Russians back and retake those streets?

My opinion, as I wrote above, Bakhmut is not important anymore and encirclement is not a priority, it's about Chasiv Yar and the high ground along the canal. If they take Chasiv Yar, Bakhmut will be encircled anyway.

Bernd 03/27/2023 (Mon) 08:42 [Preview] No.50023 del
Caspian Report. I dunno where they get their data about the Russian spending but, they say:
>US spent $76 billion
>Russia spent $18 billion
They don't mention the EU moneyz. But note the Ukraine conflict is still a bargain for the US as far as proxy-wars go.
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Bernd 03/27/2023 (Mon) 08:54 [Preview] No.50024 del
Also Russian military credit score.

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Vidya thread Bernd 02/08/2021 (Mon) 15:37 [Preview] No. 42507 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Because the previous >>28357 is autosäging.
From the last posts:
>>42501 Crusader Kings 3 first impressions by Rusbernd
>>42504 unkown vidya making fun of Australia due to the lack of certain biome by Ausbernd

Last year I found out there's native Linux version of the Baldur's Gate Enhanced Editions. They are working well but I don't think I'll ever finish a playthrough again. Back then I finished original BG, and BG2, but not the Throne of Bhaal expansion. Damn long games.
Enhanced Edition makes it possible to play this classic DnD based crpg on modern steel, fixes bugs, changes some rules, adds new NPCs with quests, new items, two new expansions (The Black Pits - arena fight generator?, and Siege of Dragonspear - which is a module for the original story, taking part between BG1 and BG2). It seems okay all in all.
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Bernd 03/08/2023 (Wed) 19:43 [Preview] No.49937 del
I don't think it was intentional on behalf of the devs and the publishing company. Moar liek a happy coincidence.

Bernd 03/25/2023 (Sat) 14:54 [Preview] No.50017 del
The most played games on Steam really surprise me.
They are really simple and old, like counter Strike and TF 2, I don't understand how people played them when they came out, let alone now and let alone this many of them. 1.3 Million are playing Counter Strike right now.
People are weird.

Bernd 03/26/2023 (Sun) 06:27 [Preview] No.50019 del
Ask Russians.

Bernd 03/26/2023 (Sun) 07:51 [Preview] No.50021 del
But all of the gopniks playing CS should have been conscripted... There should be less people playing it not more.

Bernd 03/27/2023 (Mon) 08:37 [Preview] No.50022 del
As a note: Baldur's Gate 3 is under development, it is available as early access game.
I highly doubt I'll ever play it. I read the synopsis of the plot, it's ridiculous. It's about alien abduction, mind control parasites, and spaceships.

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Bernd 11/12/2019 (Tue) 22:58 [Preview] No. 31619 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Hi Bernd, consider joining this Bernd dedicated board
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Bernd 03/22/2023 (Wed) 03:41 [Preview] No.49993 del
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noone who browses even clicks on that shittenings so it's redundant. It's a fairly active IB nowadays. Mainly due to the hispachan refugees.

>(leik Slovborg)

He still around? Haven't seen him or Turkeyberd, Swedebernd or Brazilbernd for a while. Or JapanBernd. We should do liek a roll call thread or sumthing to see who's still active posting around bernd IBs.

Bernd 03/22/2023 (Wed) 15:41 [Preview] No.50003 del
Slov is on bernd.group
He doesn't come here because this board is inactive.

But Brbernd posts about as often as you, about on weekly basis maybe. It's the Ameriball/Australian in the Syria thread, and me blogging. Me on daily basis. Sometimes BO posts one, probably when logs in.
Everyone else left.

Bernd 03/23/2023 (Thu) 14:59 [Preview] No.50006 del
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I lurk on an almost daily basis

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I'm actually alive and maybe even exist, but not posting for various reasons.

Bernd 03/26/2023 (Sun) 06:36 [Preview] No.50020 del
We understand. I only blame Slovborg. And him only for the fun of it so nod really.

Anonymity-friendly chans and boards Bernd 03/18/2023 (Sat) 17:47 [Preview] No. 49971 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Looking for chans and boards that allow torposting and have a large user base to blend in. Sadly, the most popular ones tend to ban torposting. Even on chans that have an onion address, many individual boards ban torposters.

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8chan.moe had a /b/ board which allowed Tor, unlike Endchan's /b/, but 8chan.moe has been blocking Tor for a while.

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Outdoors thread Bernd 12/28/2019 (Sat) 23:54 [Preview] No. 33559 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Let's start off with a little game. Guess which countries each photo was taken in.
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Dutch bernd Bernd 11/16/2022 (Wed) 17:46 [Preview] No.49217 del
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>Last link seems to be not working, site does not find the article.

Weird. It's working for me. Screenshot for references

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Here's shaky walking video for Bernd. And some trees.

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We have a butifel weather this weekend, yesterday took a stroll. Spring arrived in full force, beetles, flowers, buds sprouting. Air felt very gud too.
We had great wind gusts in February, and early March. Results are shown.
Found a set of teeth. I think boar. It had to be there for a long time, the jaw feels like a fossil and not like a bone.

Bernd 03/23/2023 (Thu) 15:01 [Preview] No.50007 del
Why would someone carve a set of teeth and just leave it there? What if there's something else hidden nearby?

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You are right. I also found these there.

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Tech Thread Bernd 05/16/2018 (Wed) 18:34 [Preview] No. 16528 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Newest Edition, with less Ghork.

First thing first:
That dude of the Primitive Technology channel and all his copycats have a great advantage: access to unlimited supply of bamboo. Unlimited to their objectives. That stuff is great, tuff as shit, light as feather, can be used to many purpose with little modification and not too much work.

I also read most of this:
I think technology and it's use are running forward and lawmakers lag behind. Those who spent any time in the past two decades on the internet have a giant heap of data about them. I think Bernd posted a video about a security eggsbert, I think he works kind of a private investigator many time cooperating with officials and he said in that video anonymizing data worth nothing it can be de-anonymized with ease, and both companies and govt agencies do.
Now this law was passed at 2016. This year the EU countries have to start implementing it. Who knows how long it takes until it finishes. The whole stuff is kinda vague (it can be modified when necessary tho), and I don't know for example how the EU can force a foreign company to do whatever? There are sanctions but what jurisdiction the EU has over a US based firm for example Facebook and how the EU will force the sanctions onto for example said company?
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Bernd 10/29/2022 (Sat) 17:57 [Preview] No.49118 del
There are channels there which are months and years old. I think, if you especially upload obscure movies, nobody gives a fuck. Odysee is probably still obscure on itself enough.

Bernd 02/04/2023 (Sat) 10:39 [Preview] No.49758 del
Winter assessment, behind window.
In perfect sunny weather it is still producing one batch of warm water. Not hot, and I don't think it's well suited for washing greasy dishes. But just for washing hands, or rinsing a cup or something, it works out.
In somewhat sunny weather, with thin layer of clouds, the Sun peeking out, it make the water about body temperature - when I reach out I don't feel it warmer or colder.

Bernd 02/20/2023 (Mon) 13:02 [Preview] No.49850 del
Snopes has to update this article now:
Here's Time article about Meta Verified:

Essentially they'll ask for money so you can give them your ID!
They serve it as to make sure the authenticity of their users, they are those whomster they say they are. Are they preparing for the AI fake user menace?!
They test it on the penal colony. I wonder who would pay for it on the Hungary.

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So these blokes in Jordan use AI tech to tell early signs of weevil infestation in palm trees, enabling the farmers to act early and with precision, so they don't have to mindlessly spread pesticides that harm useful insects like bees.

Bernd 03/23/2023 (Thu) 20:59 [Preview] No.50011 del
99 per cent of today’s globally produced hydrogen is ‘grey’ hydrogen made from fossil fuels, with annual CO2 emissions exceeding those of the entire country of Germany. Second, fossil-based ‘blue’ hydrogen, which is being promoted as a ‘low-carbon’ alternative, has a climate footprint that is nearly as bad when its total emissions are taken into account. Finally, even ‘green’ hydrogen, which is considered ‘carbon free’ but accounted for only 0.04 per cent of global hydrogen production in 2021, comes with serious challenges and risks. It is energy inefficient, behaves as a potent indirect greenhouse gas, and production on a large scale requires vast amounts of land, water and renewable energy. Its production can fuel ‘green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends. An inflated demand for hydrogen is also being used as a Trojan horse to prolong the use of fossil fuels.

Movies & TV-shows Bernd 06/25/2021 (Fri) 08:20 [Preview] No. 44206 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Previous one is autosäging.

Wanna watch The Longest Yard, the original Burt Reynolds movie.
I only see two remakes, the Mean Machine with Vinnie Jones, and the Adam Sandler comedy from 2005. Probably the only good Adam Sandler movie. It's greatest selling point is the catchy tunes played in the background and the supporting cast. Judging by the screenshots it follows the original story quite tightly. The Mean Machine is adapted to the circumstances of a Bri'is prison and normal football. It was entertaining too.
One more remake was made, and Egyptian one: Captain Masr in 2015. Not sure if it's available anywhere, or has any English dubs or subs. Also features normal football.
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Bernd 03/08/2023 (Wed) 09:30 [Preview] No.49933 del
Oh yeah, they are good.

Can do in April.
Not Army of Darkness because it was a Friday the 13th movie last year for the Special NEETs Care group.
So some other Evil Deda.

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I think I mentioned this in previous thread or something.
It started out as a cozy movie about "ebil US govt fueling drug addiction in the US so they can finance their ebil foreign wars covertly". Then they started to shoehorning in more and more stronk PoC women, embodiment of wisdom, will, patience, resolute. Now it's about how these women shepherd impatient childish men, a true masterpiece of our time.

Bernd 03/22/2023 (Wed) 03:12 [Preview] No.49985 del
>Oh yeah, they are good.
There's a new TV show with Bruce Campbell starring in it. May watch that in the future. There's also some Evil Dead games I could play though. If I have the time.

There was also a reboot movie starring a woman and her children I think. Didn't like it

>It started out as a cozy movie about "ebil US govt fueling drug addiction in the US so they can finance their ebil foreign wars covertly". Then they started to shoehorning in more and more stronk PoC women, embodiment of wisdom, will, patience, resolute. Now it's about how these women shepherd impatient childish men, a true masterpiece of our time.

Maybe they ran out of content to show and decided to use that film to "stretch out the film". Maybe

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Since then I discovered The Ark. I couldn't watch more than one and a half episodes.
Background story: the Earth will die so they send Arks to supposedly habitable planets, the story centers around the 1st Ark which they thought has the best chance for success. Some space crap hits the spaceship and destroys the part where the leadership was quartered, and large part of rations and water and such, and the survivors have to make things work.
First the good things: occasionally it has genuinely funny moments. This is rare.
The bad things: the rest. It's woke as fuck ofc which I could ignore if the rest of the things weren't stupid and illogical as fuck. Liek:
The ship has these rotating parts, right, to make gravity. But the rotation "creates gravity" only in the rotating part, due to the centrifugal force. It should be a giant wheel with a long walkway around in it where people can walk on the surface. It's an illusion of gravity but still. The ship doesn't have this, and people can walk at any part of the ship.
Or they decide to grow food, because they lost much of the rations. Some nerd smuggled a big box of soil onto the ship somehow (how???). It's a big box, but not that large to be honest (like a man's height), and they have to produce food for about 150 people! They spread the dirt finger thin, and there are areas has no other use just to walk on it! Why???? Put that shit into tubs or pots! Much better use. Remember this wankery in Seattle? Exactly.
There is this annoying chick who talks fast and a lot, oh so quirky. Her job position is in sewage control. Turns out she is a genius with 4 master degrees! Why would they give her the job of shoveling shit?! She's a fucking rising star! And can't even blame fucking patriarchy since the captain and whatever high officers on the ship were women! Also it's stupid for such character to be chatty, such person spends awful lot of time just reading and thinking and being lost in her own little world doing her projects. She should be awkward in a very different, introvert way.

Bernd 03/23/2023 (Thu) 19:09 [Preview] No.50010 del
Oh yeah, the woke shit. They are racist as fuck. For these guys race shouldn't matter because there is no difference right, but they stack the deck with all kinds of people because they are apparently different...
This line was told by a character:
>couples couldn't come together in the Ark, because had to ensure genetic diversity
What the fuck? Are they implying that a couple from the same uh not-race-but-uh-group-culture-thingy is practically incest? Do wokes say that there is actually race despite denying the existence of races? Of there is only 1 human race then how would be a group more diverse with people from whatever part of the world than just from one place?
Btw, I have not noticed East Asians in the movie. No Chinks, Japs, Mongols, Koreans, Vietnamese or such. Weird.
Gurl Power all over. Thin chick beating up men casually. The 4 masters degrees 19 yo. chick - way to present realistic expectations for the young generation of grills, no pressure.

The Lounge Bernd 06/16/2022 (Thu) 14:54 [Preview] No. 47986 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I figured a lot of the things I wanna talk about are fairly mundane and cannot fit into any topic at all so I'll make this thread for the mundane things in life no one can pinpoint and make a thread with.
You can talk about anything in this thread that you don't feel making a thread over
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Bernd 06/23/2022 (Thu) 16:03:35 [Preview] No.48057 del
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How is the education level in Russia? It seems to be a trend on imageboards for people to promote studying there but there must be something happening in the background I assume.
That being said, I don't think studying there can't be as bad taking into account institutions tend to insert useless subjects involving social sciences on universities here. After finishing my current studies I would like to get into studying something related to computer science there, possibly robotics, maths or nanotechnology if only to see what could happen.

Bernd 06/23/2022 (Thu) 21:09:20 [Preview] No.48060 del
>How is the education level in Russia?

I can't answer this question completely because I had no education except Russian one, so can't compare. It is very diverse, from relatively good to completely bad. There are "big" universities with long history like MGU, MFTI, MIFI etc, some "medium" ones (also with history but not so famous), plenty of small ones that mostly take your money. Big ones may be very different depending on department. I've studied in big one and can say that it was relatively difficult, but some people from other faculties had easy mode for all 5 years.

Russian high education has some specific that foreigners wouldn't understand. For example, most of men go to university not for education but to avoid conscription (especially in past, when it was 2 years). There is also some specifics from Soviet time, when USSR overproduced engineers and higher education became some kind of necessity for average person, even if he don't know anything after university. There are plenty of jokes about vacancies of janitors that have university education as requirement. These things lead to situation when average student go to university not for education but just for diploma, so university staff also don't care too much about education in this circumstances. Although it all depends on you. If you want to learn something, you will.

I don't really know how different is education of foreigners though. Our group had 3 foreigners from Uzbekistan, they were sent by some industrial company that payed for their education. They didn't study anything and in the end they decided to stay in Russia, tricking that company to "forgot" that they had contract (I guess they've just bribed someone). Only thing I remember about them is that they were ok with drinking beer with us because "Allah wouldn't see us here" (c). There were also completely foreign groups (from Vietnam or Cambodia, don't know) who didn't know Russian and were rarely seen.

>It seems to be a trend on imageboards

I don't think that it is good advice.

>institutions tend to insert useless subjects involving social sciences on universities here.

This happens here too. For example, we (metallurgical engineers) had course of Russian language (lol), course of Philosophy (where first words of professor literally were "you all dirt and shit, I don't want to see all of you"), oversized math course that is completely unrelated to our profession etc.

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Bernd 06/24/2022 (Fri) 07:54:58 [Preview] No.48064 del
>How is the education level in Russia?
I'd assume varying level as everywhere. How proficient will you be on a field depends on yourself what you are willing to learn besides they give you on universities. There is a false assumption that universities give you a working knowledge on a field you can do a job, accomplish a work. They could give you a foundation, or a set of information which makes you familiar with concepts, which then helps you learn your actual job when you found one.
You yourself have to seek out the sources of knowledge, and acquire that knowledge, and do practical things to be a master of the thing that makes you stand out from the crowd of mediocre students and makes others - professors, people working in that industry - interested in you, and help you with your carrier by providing opportunities.
You have to have an entrepreneurial/adventurous mindset to move your arse and actually do something, participate in things and put yourself close to opportunities which you can recognize and exploit. Otherwise doesn't matter what university you are student of.
Or have rich, influential parents with connections, who secure a career for you.
>trend on imageboards for people to promote studying there
I did not notice this.
Do you think it is a good idea to listen anonymous people on imageboards (beside this board ofc, we only give good advis, based on legit information)?

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>institutions tend to insert useless subjects involving social sciences on universities here.
>This happens here too
Yeah, filler subjects are everywhere. Sometimes (frequently) they are politically motivated, sometimes just because they have to fill the curriculum, and they have to work with the professors available, who work on certain fields. Sometimes both.

>computer science there, possibly robotics, maths or nanotechnology

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Bernd 07/03/2022 (Sun) 09:34:39 [Preview] No.48125 del
About filler subjects, I used to think the same but now I wonder.
I studied computer science and I had philosophy and some social thing science and I kind of enjoyed it. Its like it was engaging different part of your brain, teachers weren't harsh on us, so we could relax a bit there while still gaining some knowledge. Not directly related to computer science ofc but might be still useful (since as an engineer you're probably still going to be dealing with other people), and even if this isn't the case it might be helping you grow as a person in other areas. People do philosophy all the time since everyone nowadays needs to have opinion on everything, so might as well get some education to do it slightly better. Even my proffessors of purely technical subjects would do that, like my algorithm teacher lecturing us that yeah we should ban people from driving once we get automated cars good enough since it kills less people and therefore it is moral thing to do.
I think the idea is, and I can get behind it, that people with higher education should be above the ordinary men and not just a specialised worker in a company. Therefore this education should include broader topics, to sort of make you more into this renessaince man. I think it'd be beneficial if both students and their teachers didn't think about those subjects as fillers.

Bernd 03/23/2023 (Thu) 16:20 [Preview] No.50008 del
When a trading post was established somewhere by the colonizers what were the main buildings they erected there?
They obviously built some kind of a stockade as a defensible strong point, and there had to be a harbor. What else?

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20rh August State Foundation Day Bernd 08/20/2018 (Mon) 06:19 [Preview] No. 18586 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
A year passed and again this day commemorates the foundation of Hungary, this is 1018th birthday. We celebrate this national holiday with listening to politicians mixing irrelevant daily politics into historical events in the morning and watching fireworks in the evening. Budapesterners can witness the procession of state founder Saint Stephen's Holy Dexter. Also all the local communities have their own little celebrations.
This is the third time I make this thread, and I won't post much, maybe I'll post something about what happened today - if anything interesting - later.
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Bernd 03/17/2023 (Fri) 10:51 [Preview] No.49968 del
>foreign purchases
And from which ports and railways did they ship them? Ottoman territory? Anything in the Adriatic could get blockaded.

Bernd 03/17/2023 (Fri) 14:11 [Preview] No.49969 del
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In 1848 they had quite a few months to arrange foreign purchases.
The revolution basically was done on March 15th, then with the blessing of the king they started the legislative work, on the 22th they accepted the law about setting up the national guard, the recruitment started in May. The first military challenge was the Serbian revolt, started in late May - early June. While this was part of the Habsburg wider strategy, it did not meant the start of the war of independence. The Court was busy elsewhere, they had problems in Czechia, Vienna, and chiefly Italy. They had to consolidate the situation first. The war starts essentially with Jelacic's intervention, on September 11st he crosses the river Drava from Croatia, as the agent of the Court (and not like a Croatian separatist). Before the Croatian mobilization they might delayed the transports with bureaucratic bs, but from late March to early September it was peace on paper.
I found that the first, earliest purchase was the Belgian, they bought 4-5000 muskets. From England they also procured 19-20000. The officer entrusted with the deal was sent abroad on July 2. So the guns were brought in the next two months.
This officer, called Sztankó Soma (~Samuel Stanko, from Northern Hungary), during autumn also managed to smuggle machines and equipment necessary for manufacturing weapons, and percussion caps. Then he set up the factories.
To close down his history: he participated in the fights too. Got 12 years of prison, sit 3 years, got amnesty. Then teacher. After the Austro-Hungarian compromise officer again in the Hungarian Defense Force. Retired in 1875. Died in 1896, because of his illness - I dunno what it was - he committed suicide. May the soil be light for him.

Bernd 03/17/2023 (Fri) 14:14 [Preview] No.49970 del
Oh, the direction he managed the smuggling operation was Silesia and Galizia, basically via Polan.

Bernd 03/22/2023 (Wed) 03:27 [Preview] No.49988 del
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Usually, technological advances always happen the most often during wartime. Has happened in almost every major war. The Italian Wars for example. Da Vinci was hired by one of the Borgias to develop military equipment for his army

>t. knower

Bernd 03/22/2023 (Wed) 15:49 [Preview] No.50005 del
They do.
And often remain unused. Leonardo's inventions did not become much realities. Funding and time.