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Forum: Lounge 2021-11-28, 20:16
Replies: 1,529
Views: 161,287
Posted By Till
13 of 61 passengers from South Africa to the...

13 of 61 passengers from South Africa to the Netherlands that were covid-positive have the omicron variant.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-59451103


Less than I expected from news saying...
Forum: Lounge 2021-11-27, 20:18
Replies: 1,529
Views: 161,287
Posted By Till
Yesterday 61 out of ~600 passengers from South...

Yesterday 61 out of ~600 passengers from South Africa to Netherlands tested Covid positive:...
Forum: Lounge 2021-11-04, 21:24
Replies: 278
Views: 34,522
Posted By Till
Worldometer (claiming that Johns Hopkins trusts...

Worldometer (claiming that Johns Hopkins trusts its data, see https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/about/) seems to be a few days ahead: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/#countries
Forum: Astronomy 2021-11-01, 21:20
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By Till
Oh, you mean one can use any telescope to look at...

Oh, you mean one can use any telescope to look at "trees, mountains, birds, etc", even if it is called "Stargazer" or the like ? I did not understand that so far ;-)
Forum: Astronomy 2021-11-01, 14:36
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By Till
Well. After reading the guide and xilman's...

Well. After reading the guide and xilman's answer, the Skywatcher Dobson 200 I mentioned in the beginning looks like a pretty good choice, I think. It already comes with 10mm and 25mm oculars. In...
Forum: Astronomy 2021-10-31, 19:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By Till
Thanks Nick, that looks like a great guide, and...

Thanks Nick,
that looks like a great guide, and I'll read it carefully.

I'ld still like to see some particular products mentioned if possible.
Forum: Astronomy 2021-10-31, 17:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By Till
Advice on buying a telescope?

Hi all,
my son got a very cheap telescope a few years ago. Now he is getting more interested and complains that the planets are mostly a blur.

He suggested that there are telescopes now in the...
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-16, 21:16
Replies: 205
Views: 6,713
Posted By Till
I went through the same (at the first, annoying)...

I went through the same (at the first, annoying) experiences.
What I can tell is that changing thread titles is common practice in this forum (looks like a mod game, don't know what their motivation...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-10-02, 21:15
Replies: 359
Views: 53,017
Posted By Till
Citing Michael Gove from...

Citing Michael Gove from https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/outside-the-eu-a-bright-future-awaits-britain

"We’re investing in new infrastructure, more jobs and better technology to help goods...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-24, 07:06
Replies: 81
Views: 18,326
Posted By Till
Another map that is more up-to-date: ...

Another map that is more up-to-date:
https://twitter.com/CopernicusEMS/status/1441285134955778048/


Looks as if most (or all?) maps are lagging at least one day behind.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-23, 21:04
Replies: 81
Views: 18,326
Posted By Till
Possibly the new volcano might get called...

Possibly the new volcano might get called "Tacande", like your observatory....
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-23, 21:00
Replies: 81
Views: 18,326
Posted By Till
Yes I do, and I have the same information that...

Yes I do, and I have the same information that the lava has progressed to the centre of Todoque and seems to have stopped there. The restaurant Altamira was one of the last victims in that area so...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-22, 14:05
Replies: 81
Views: 18,326
Posted By Till
Pictures: ...

Pictures:
https://elpais.com/elpais/2021/09/19/album/1632064004_129260.html
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-22, 13:39
Replies: 81
Views: 18,326
Posted By Till
Here is an interesting site about the lava flows:...

Here is an interesting site about the lava flows:
https://elpais.com/ciencia/2021-09-20/volcan-de-la-palma-por-donde-se-espera-que-avancen-las-lenguas-de-lava-hacia-el-mar.html

On my stay last...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-16, 13:38
Replies: 2,947
Views: 267,017
Posted By Till
"the work also demonstrates a broader need to...

"the work also demonstrates a broader need to stop thinking about the genome in static terms, and to start envisioning it as something dynamic."


Indeed. But I'ld guess that those changes to...
Forum: Lounge 2021-08-24, 20:10
Replies: 1,529
Views: 161,287
Posted By Till
Health advice from New Zealand... ...

Health advice from New Zealand...


https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/aug/23/spread-your-legs-new-zealand-makes-hay-with-covid-ministers-gaffe
Forum: Factoring 2021-08-24, 13:29
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By Till
Another factor algorithm using lattice reduction

Hi all,
yesterday I found the following article: https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1308/1308.2891.pdf

It claims to present the fastest deterministic integer factoring algorithm, having...
Forum: Lounge 2021-08-13, 20:41
Replies: 1,172
Views: 120,589
Posted By Till
This must be the oldest math joke ever...

This must be the oldest math joke ever...
Forum: Factoring 2021-08-04, 21:01
Replies: 12
Views: 3,285
Posted By Till
That's quite convincing. I'll have to look at...

That's quite convincing. I'll have to look at even k more closely some day.
Forum: Factoring 2021-08-04, 15:17
Replies: 12
Views: 3,285
Posted By Till
Monster k ! :grin::grin:

Monster k ! :grin::grin:
Forum: Factoring 2021-08-04, 13:57
Replies: 12
Views: 3,285
Posted By Till
Congrats! Yes, it does not work on all...

Congrats!

Yes, it does not work on all numbers but on most of them. Your results look similar to mine. I estimated the "benalty" for kN == 1 (mod 8) from a scatter plot of f(k1)-f(k*) vs....
Forum: Factoring 2021-08-03, 13:49
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Till
Thanks, that's a good new option for me. If the...

Thanks,
that's a good new option for me. If the number of cycles reported by our counting algorithm is an upper bound of the true cycle count, then we only need to run the matrix solver when the...
Forum: Factoring 2021-08-02, 10:55
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Till
Counting cycles with 3 large primes (for QS)

Hi together,
I've been trying for a while to implement the cycle counting algorithm with three large primes from
[1] https://www.researchgate.net/publication/221451526_MPQS_with_three_large_primes...
Forum: Hardware 2021-07-31, 13:16
Replies: 46
Views: 5,916
Posted By Till
I should have known that there is a proper thread...

I should have known that there is a proper thread on the topic ;-)
Forum: Hardware 2021-07-30, 17:36
Replies: 46
Views: 5,916
Posted By Till
Is this of interest in the given context? Zen3...

Is this of interest in the given context? Zen3 with 192MB L3 cache...
https://www.extremetech.com/computing/323345-amd-demos-3d-stacked-ryzen-9-5900x-192mb-of-l3-cache-at-2tb-s
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