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Forum: GpuOwl 2021-09-27, 23:28
Replies: 64
Views: 12,725
Posted By chalsall
Quoting a thread almost exactly a year ago. Why?...

Quoting a thread almost exactly a year ago. Why?

I was drilling down to ensure I hadn't said anything stupid in my recent posts. I came across this example...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-09-27, 22:45
Replies: 1,179
Views: 126,644
Posted By chalsall
Thanks for running the test. Be aware there will...

Thanks for running the test. Be aware there will be "signals" based on your usage. I dare you to bring eight (8#) GMail accounts running Colab using the same NPA (I didn't dare try this, but little...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-27, 22:14
Replies: 998
Views: 80,959
Posted By chalsall
I like. Strings are tricker than most realize. ...

I like. Strings are tricker than most realize. Mark Knopfler blows my mind. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ku0blVepKk)

I have reduced much entropy while listening to Jean Michel Jarre...
Forum: chalsall 2021-09-27, 20:29
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By chalsall
So... A possible regression from Fedora 34...

I tried running obs to record a meeting today.

It didn't perform terribly well. At one point it crashed, which caused a massive screen/window scramble period lasting about two seconds. I also...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-09-27, 19:01
Replies: 1,179
Views: 126,644
Posted By chalsall
Not any longer. When the whole Colab...

Not any longer.

When the whole Colab environment was new (at least, to us all), I set up four GMail accounts per NPA NXX-NXX-XXXX with no problem multiple times.

About a year ago or so this was...
Forum: chalsall 2021-09-27, 00:13
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By chalsall
It's a bit surprising and annoying just how much...

It's a bit surprising and annoying just how much telemetry is sent back by default. Even from the Server version. And if you're "Public-Facing" it becomes pretty clear who the "anonymized" data is...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-26, 00:37
Replies: 1,701
Views: 135,537
Posted By chalsall
I use https://www.wunderground.com/wundermap for...

I use https://www.wunderground.com/wundermap for situational awareness wrt weather, along with several other data streams.

Hurrican Sam has formed into a Cat 4 rather sooner than most previous...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-09-25, 23:52
Replies: 387
Views: 66,620
Posted By chalsall
I hear your reasoning for the change request. ...

I hear your reasoning for the change request. Having thought about it, I'm going to remain with the current code paths.

There are many clients (read: workers) who interact with GPU72 by way of...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-24, 23:10
Replies: 257
Views: 20,564
Posted By chalsall
Thanks. Yup. The saying "Maths...

Thanks.



Yup.

The saying "Maths are hard" being modeled upon girls pisses me off.

Most of the girls around me are far smarter than the boys. Funny how that works.
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-09-24, 22:48
Replies: 58
Views: 7,372
Posted By chalsall
Please don't take this the wrong way. But,...

Please don't take this the wrong way. But, demonstrably, there's just no "there" there.

Those who know giggle in your general direction...

Deal with it.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-24, 22:21
Replies: 257
Views: 20,564
Posted By chalsall
OK. I hear you. Loud and clear. ...

OK. I hear you. Loud and clear.



Copy. I'm actually having to bring Alice and Bob into the thought experiment just to have a standardized framework for the discussions.
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-24, 22:00
Replies: 90
Views: 15,166
Posted By chalsall
You do know you're staff. Correct? Cats are...

You do know you're staff. Correct?

Cats are a bit like an ideal gas. They quickly expand to occupy all available space.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-24, 21:27
Replies: 257
Views: 20,564
Posted By chalsall
So... An important person in my Universe (who I...

So... An important person in my Universe (who I have not physically interacted with for more than sixteen years) tested positive, and has been hospitalized.

Those who care deeply about this...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-09-24, 16:55
Replies: 387
Views: 66,620
Posted By chalsall
Been there for as long as GPU72 has existed. ...

Been there for as long as GPU72 has existed. (Not meaning to be mean or anything, but I believe it was actually you who asked it be rendered as UTC rather than AST many years ago...)
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-09-24, 16:50
Replies: 387
Views: 66,620
Posted By chalsall
I don't really understand the feature request/bug...

I don't really understand the feature request/bug report.

Because this report is so computationally expensive, it is only generated once an hour (at the top of the hour, as indicated in the...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-09-23, 23:45
Replies: 128
Views: 14,719
Posted By chalsall
Including some creativity in that space. Carbon...

Including some creativity in that space. Carbon Credit Markets! Oh boy!



We do it here in little Bimshire.

Unfortunately in about forty years both the desal plant and the diesel generation...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-23, 21:35
Replies: 80
Views: 17,076
Posted By chalsall
Be thankful you didn't have to deal with the ash....

Be thankful you didn't have to deal with the ash. Be sorry for those who did have to, along with the molten rock.

I'm very happy to hear your observatory is OK.

I'm expecting locusts next... ...
Forum: Software 2021-09-23, 20:37
Replies: 446
Views: 47,325
Posted By chalsall
I would argue that for future readers it might...

I would argue that for future readers it might have been more valuable for you to quote my message to yours in a new post, rather than editing your post speaking to my subsequent post.

I deeply...
Forum: Software 2021-09-23, 20:11
Replies: 446
Views: 47,325
Posted By chalsall
All I can do is give you my empirical. [Work...

All I can do is give you my empirical.

[Work thread Sep 23 09:30] M27430621 stage 1 complete. 2997862 transforms. Time: 2750.641 sec.
[Work thread Sep 23 09:30] Starting stage 1 GCD - please be...
Forum: Software 2021-09-23, 19:35
Replies: 446
Views: 47,325
Posted By chalsall
Let's... :wink: You are working at the...

Let's... :wink:

You are working at the extreme edge. I understand the reasoning, but I would argue this should not inform "general policy".

My P-1'ers (using mprime...
Forum: Software 2021-09-23, 18:36
Replies: 446
Views: 47,325
Posted By chalsall
Time is the fundamental currency. Perfect is the...

Time is the fundamental currency. Perfect is the enemy of good. Much like a poem, software is never finished. Simply abandoned. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0nmHymgM7Y)

George /might/ have...
Forum: Software 2021-09-23, 18:09
Replies: 446
Views: 47,325
Posted By chalsall
Coordination of the concurrency of processes is a...

Coordination of the concurrency of processes is a non-trivial problem space.

There are cases where it simply makes sense to go single-threaded. Particularly when IOPS are involved.

Computers...
Forum: Data 2021-09-23, 17:50
Replies: 763
Views: 102,995
Posted By chalsall
I sometimes wonder just how many Pixar movies...

I sometimes wonder just how many Pixar movies could be rendered with the compute being brought to bear for this project (or the overall GIMPS project in general).

Admittedly, this takes longer to...
Forum: chalsall 2021-09-22, 18:25
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By chalsall
First big "ARG!!!" moment...

So, other than the usual tweaking of the GUI (mostly bringing in Fonts), things are going quite well with the new Ubuntu Desktop environment.

I have found that the "Software Boutique" is a cute,...
Forum: Software 2021-09-21, 20:33
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By chalsall
Please forgive me for this. But there is a...

Please forgive me for this. But there is a reason why many hate M$.

My own opinion... Their software has been shit for years. They used market manipulation to become dominant just when the...
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