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Forum: Lounge 2021-07-28, 11:24
Replies: 4,337
Views: 349,881
Posted By Xyzzy
The strange 19th-Century sport that was cooler...

The strange 19th-Century sport that was cooler than football (https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210723-the-strange-19th-century-sport-that-was-cooler-than-football)
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-07-27, 20:43
Replies: 30
Views: 547
Posted By Xyzzy
The forum has 20GB allocated to it and it is...

The forum has 20GB allocated to it and it is using ~10GB.

Every year disk space costs less.

We figure by the time we get close to using it up, they might roll the system into a new instance...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-07-27, 16:46
Replies: 30
Views: 547
Posted By Xyzzy
The forum currently uses half of its allocated...

The forum currently uses half of its allocated storage. Moving beyond that requires a total system change. We haven't done the change because we don't know what will break and also because we are...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-07-27, 15:45
Replies: 30
Views: 547
Posted By Xyzzy
We have added .odp, .ods, .odt, .ppt and .xls to...

We have added .odp, .ods, .odt, .ppt and .xls to the list.

We think we have the mime types (https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTTP/Basics_of_HTTP/MIME_types/Common_types) input...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-07-27, 12:41
Replies: 30
Views: 547
Posted By Xyzzy
We just added support for .doc files. If we...

We just added support for .doc files.

If we can find suitable (16×16) icons for the others we will add those.

:mike:
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-22, 23:53
Replies: 82
Views: 14,413
Posted By Xyzzy
We found two abandoned kittens on a dirt road the...

We found two abandoned kittens on a dirt road the other day while we were out for our daily walk.

We haven't been able to find anyone to adopt them yet so they might end up staying with us.
...
Forum: Hardware 2021-07-22, 12:22
Replies: 164
Views: 32,850
Posted By Xyzzy
https://liliputing.com/2021/07/arms-plasticarm-is-...

https://liliputing.com/2021/07/arms-plasticarm-is-a-flexible-microprocessor-made-from-plastic-rather-than-silicon.html
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-07-18, 13:02
Replies: 138
Views: 10,086
Posted By Xyzzy
10m9_263

p69 factor: 707620156731045648096326922095406943876636712533143444995325819391037
p124 factor:...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-07-16, 19:35
Replies: 2,915
Views: 245,395
Posted By Xyzzy
How Many Numbers Exist? Infinity Proof Moves Math...

How Many Numbers Exist? Infinity Proof Moves Math Closer to an Answer. (https://www.quantamagazine.org/how-many-numbers-exist-infinity-proof-moves-math-closer-to-an-answer-20210715/)
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-07-14, 11:26
Replies: 138
Views: 10,086
Posted By Xyzzy
7p3_347

p79 factor: 2325904027834780254606286969969619185459783229630940091062912401562650402721671
p109 factor:...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-10, 11:40
Replies: 4,337
Views: 349,881
Posted By Xyzzy
The mosquito has killed billions and changed our...

The mosquito has killed billions and changed our DNA—and it's going to get worse (https://www.macleans.ca/culture/books/mosquito-killed-billions-changed-dna/amp/)
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-07-09, 15:11
Replies: 2,915
Views: 245,395
Posted By Xyzzy
Mathematicians Prove Symmetry of Phase...

Mathematicians Prove Symmetry of Phase Transitions (https://www.quantamagazine.org/mathematicians-prove-symmetry-of-phase-transitions-20210708/)
Forum: Soap Box 2021-07-09, 11:25
Replies: 35
Views: 3,842
Posted By Xyzzy
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: 'It's time to...

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: 'It's time to recognize the right to repair' (https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/09/tech/apple-steve-wozniak-right-to-repair-intl-hnk/index.html)
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-07-07, 22:54
Replies: 138
Views: 10,086
Posted By Xyzzy
4p3_1341M

p63 factor: 265966590821958160212473178851892352131547927210303756886145259
p124 factor:...
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-07-07, 14:50
Replies: 138
Views: 10,086
Posted By Xyzzy
:tu:Msieve v. 1.54 (SVN 1041) Wed Jul 7...

:tu:Msieve v. 1.54 (SVN 1041)
Wed Jul 7 09:48:31 2021
random seeds: 8b53f898 3ecfeb7e
factoring...
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-07-07, 11:41
Replies: 138
Views: 10,086
Posted By Xyzzy
nice ../msieve -nc3 -v N...

nice ../msieve -nc3 -v
N...
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-07-07, 00:45
Replies: 138
Views: 10,086
Posted By Xyzzy
Every possible combination fails with this...

Every possible combination fails with this message:
error: NFS input does not match polynomials
check that input doesn't have small factors:mike:
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-07-06, 21:42
Replies: 138
Views: 10,086
Posted By Xyzzy
We were able to finish linear algebra phase on...

We were able to finish linear algebra phase on 4p3_1341M without the extra relations.

We think that somehow repeatedly shutting down and restarting the process has a chance of corrupting things.
...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-06, 11:58
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By Xyzzy
One of our (weird) hobbies is doing 1K motorcycle...

One of our (weird) hobbies is doing 1K motorcycle rides in less than a day. ( In 2017 we did 18 of them.)

We initially started with a big touring bike with lots of wind protection but over the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-01, 12:27
Replies: 132
Views: 37,169
Posted By Xyzzy
W26 Summary Balance from previous week:...

W26 Summary

Balance from previous week: $-43
New donations: $85
Expenditures: $185
New balance: -$143
Total donations overall: $4341
Notes:

$30 is for July's mersenneforum.org web...
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-07-01, 12:11
Replies: 138
Views: 10,086
Posted By Xyzzy
We stop and restart the job 2-3 times a day. ...

We stop and restart the job 2-3 times a day.

Perhaps there is a bug related to that?

:mike:
Forum: Puzzles 2021-07-01, 11:54
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Xyzzy
July 2021

https://www.research.ibm.com/haifa/ponderthis/challenges/July2021.html
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-06-30, 13:12
Replies: 138
Views: 10,086
Posted By Xyzzy
We restarted it using the default target density....

We restarted it using the default target density. We didn't keep the log.

We tend to start jobs as soon as there are enough relations to build a matrix, usually before all of the pending relations...
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-06-30, 12:23
Replies: 138
Views: 10,086
Posted By Xyzzy
We have tried to complete 4p3_1341M several...

We have tried to complete 4p3_1341M several times.

We have used different binaries. We have tried different thread counts. We have tried different VBITS values.

What happens is the job gives...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-30, 11:54
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By Xyzzy
We will be refunding everyone's money. This plan...

We will be refunding everyone's money. This plan didn't work out at all.

Apparently Paypal has a minimum fee (34¢) for each transaction. That mean roughly ⅓ of each donation is wasted. (We had...
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