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 Forum: Lounge 2021-04-16, 03:46 Replies: 4,273 Views: 319,111 Posted By retina Yes, you are correct. I was blind. -e^pi <... Yes, you are correct. I was blind. -e^pi < ||x|| <= e^pi
 Forum: Lounge 2021-04-15, 16:12 Replies: 4,273 Views: 319,111 Posted By retina Works for any x (((x^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ = x Works for any x (((x^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ = x
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-15, 16:09 Replies: 38 Views: 4,693 Posted By retina Or, at least, so they claim. That excuse... Or, at least, so they claim. That excuse doesn't work in places where guns are not freely available. Rogue cop: "I thought his cell phone was a gun, your honour, so I shot him." Judge:...
 Forum: Lounge 2021-04-15, 11:15 Replies: 4,273 Views: 319,111 Posted By retina The eyes have it When: ⅈ = √-1 Then: (((ⅈ^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ = ⅈ And ⅈ^ⅈ^ⅈ^ⅈ^...^ⅈ^ⅈ converges to ~ 0.438282... + 0.360592...ⅈ
 Forum: Hardware 2021-04-12, 14:21 Replies: 20 Views: 535 Posted By retina With 256GB RAM, I wonder about the purpose of the... With 256GB RAM, I wonder about the purpose of the 8GB swap?
 Forum: Software 2021-04-11, 17:28 Replies: 7 Views: 164 Posted By retina You have just encountered the standard time... You have just encountered the standard time estimation problem. There are many things that can make estimates bad. Perhaps the most likely is that you are running other higher priority tasks which...
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 11:07 Replies: 5 Views: 145 Posted By retina That is the correct answer. :tu: People... That is the correct answer. :tu: People here are too smart to fool so easily. :smile:What about travelling at infinite speed?
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 10:18 Replies: 5 Views: 145 Posted By retina Please give the answer to the question. Please give the answer to the question.
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 08:34 Replies: 5 Views: 145 Posted By retina Doubling your average speed? You are at the beginning of a perfectly flat and perfectly straight section of road that is exactly 1000 metres long (d = 1000 metres). You are wearing a Super-Chronograph 9000 stopwatch which can...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-11, 05:56 Replies: 79 Views: 3,191 Posted By retina If enough people make enough predictions (i.e.... If enough people make enough predictions (i.e. they simply cover all possible exponents) then it will happen that someone will guess the next prime. And of course we know the reaction: They will...
 Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-09, 20:23 Replies: 20 Views: 779 Posted By retina Hmmm? Your number ends in ...00 Squaring... Hmmm? Your number ends in ...00 Squaring +1 gives ...0001 The number in #1 ends in ...1529
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-07, 17:08 Replies: 46 Views: 1,111 Posted By retina It is soooo convenient At the counter of the grocery store ... Me: Can I buy this ice-cream with bitcoin here? Cashier: Yes sir, no problem. Me: How? Cashier: Just get out your computer, connect to the...
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-06, 08:32 Replies: 362 Views: 40,751 Posted By retina Verkada Inc. gave ’20-Year-Old Interns’ a ‘Super Admin’ privilege to look in on feeds https://dailycaller.com/2021/03/11/verkada-security-cameras-super-admin-hackers-security-breach/
 Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-05, 13:31 Replies: 189 Sticky: Poll: COVID vaccination wavefront Views: 9,234 Posted By retina The UK is delaying the second dose in order to... The UK is delaying the second dose in order to get more people with the first dose. So I'd guess that it doesn't matter much if you leave it till next week, or next month.
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-05, 02:26 Replies: 46 Views: 1,111 Posted By retina With standard, or normal, currencies at least you... With standard, or normal, currencies at least you know who is manipulating it. And might have the opportunity to vote them out in the next election if things don't go your way. Can you say the same...
 Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-04, 10:40 Replies: 2,127 Views: 203,965 Posted By retina I fairly sure that LaurV gave the correct answer... I fairly sure that LaurV gave the correct answer there. But I want to give a "better" answer. :devil: Forget about all those old GHzDays that were run on the ancient 6502 CPUs. Those cycles are...
 Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2021-04-04, 07:19 Replies: 280 Views: 66,777 Posted By retina 533 million Facebook users’ phone numbers, personal information exposed online https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/04/03/facebook-data-leak-insider/ And yet people still provide all the data, for free. :loco:
 Forum: Factoring 2021-04-04, 02:21 Replies: 18 Views: 510 Posted By retina In a perfect world that would be true. But, alas,... In a perfect world that would be true. But, alas, we all fall for it. That includes those of you reading this and saying to yourself "Not me, I am immune because I know the tricks". The effects can...
 Forum: Factoring 2021-04-02, 19:50 Replies: 18 Views: 510 Posted By retina Good. Not putting sensitive information on a... Good. Not putting sensitive information on a connected system for malware (and that includes Windows) to grab. But I feel you might have missed the point. A lot of the arguments about privacy...
 Forum: Factoring 2021-04-01, 21:03 Replies: 18 Views: 510 Posted By retina Mint: Mint:
 Forum: Factoring 2021-04-01, 18:11 Replies: 18 Views: 510 Posted By retina IMO Linux is adequate, but it has many rough... IMO Linux is adequate, but it has many rough edges, and some very sharp edges. But a stronger reason to use Linux is to prevent feeding MS with ever more spy data. MS have no business scooping up...
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-03-30, 20:28 Replies: 46 Views: 1,111 Posted By retina People can see it. The currency only has... People can see it. The currency only has value when it can be spent on things. As of now the main purpose appears to be to speculative, and try to make money from the new idiots buying into the...
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-03-25, 12:43 Replies: 24 Views: 1,870 Posted By retina WP has a picture of that. ... WP has a picture of that. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ever_Given_Suez_Canal_24_March_2021.jpg
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-03-21, 18:33 Replies: 15 Views: 611 Posted By retina Almost. For base-2 there are no single digit... Almost. For base-2 there are no single digit primes. For base-3 there is only one single digit prime. For base-5 there are only two single digit primes.
 Forum: Viliam Furik 2021-03-21, 15:40 Replies: 14 Views: 391 Posted By retina For p = 5 I get: s(3) = 37634 37634 mod... For p = 5 I get: s(3) = 37634 37634 mod (2^p-1) = 0 ; no surprise there 37634 = 1214 * (2^p-1) ; so X = 1214 37634 = 7526 * p + 4 So your last statement "S(p-2) is X modulo p" can't be...
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