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Forum: jwaltos 2021-02-20, 05:23
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Posted By jwaltos
A classic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WQ8J0NIqLY

Evidently, some other people like this as much as I do. A nice intricate piece great for background music while working out equally intricate equations.
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-16, 05:20
Replies: 88
Views: 2,893
Posted By jwaltos
Arte Johnson as Wolfgang, a former German storm...

Arte Johnson as Wolfgang, a former German storm trooper would probably mutter.. "Verry interesting."
We're in Mennonite country and I don't believe there are snow tires on their carriages..however,...
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2021-02-01, 15:19
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By jwaltos
I was just doing some online rounds this morning...

I was just doing some online rounds this morning when I came across your post..your response is namesake worthy. In a similar vein, VBCurtis' response,...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-26, 07:23
Replies: 2,869
Views: 201,703
Posted By jwaltos
Just read the wiki synopsis...reminds me of a...

Just read the wiki synopsis...reminds me of a recent political situation where the machine was already broken but the mending apparatus was able to patch up what it could so it could toddle on.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-01-25, 07:53
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By jwaltos
Humpty Dumpty..

Recently I was rewriting some interesting results obtained from some nice and tidy equations. Somewhat complacent that everything I had obtained meshed perfectly (and it does) I delved a little...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-01-16, 06:05
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By jwaltos
The 6th edition regarding the "Sums of two...

The 6th edition regarding the "Sums of two squares" can be followed up with:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geometry_and_the_Imagination (p.32, 1990...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-01-16, 05:52
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By jwaltos
Only?

Only?
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-01-15, 05:40
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By jwaltos
MArt

..short for math and art.
Here is how excited you should be about this post..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4a2ZQtvMhRg

This is the reason behind the post:...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-01-15, 00:05
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By jwaltos
I like his style! Good video. I "cheaped" out...

I like his style! Good video.
I "cheaped" out in answering the question because there seems to be an infinity of choices.
Way back when I was learning circuit theory we used "Spice" to develop...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-01-13, 10:38
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By jwaltos
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel_Kron ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel_Kron
Would his approach apply? Could this work for conductors (Mhos) as well?
Would 3D configurations apply? Would any electric/magnetic fields created be...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-08, 22:34
Replies: 1,483
Views: 90,449
Posted By jwaltos
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_III_of_Engla...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_III_of_England
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borat_Subsequent_Moviefilm

A bit of history and some contemporary parody that apply. In addition, Cohen's speech...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-08, 06:07
Replies: 1,483
Views: 90,449
Posted By jwaltos
Picked this up from the cervens forum. Here to...

Picked this up from the cervens forum. Here to help.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-07, 08:27
Replies: 1,483
Views: 90,449
Posted By jwaltos
Demockracy?

Demockracy?
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-01-06, 05:15
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By jwaltos
Nice. It felt like Kasparov had a hand in the...

Nice.
It felt like Kasparov had a hand in the Queen's Gambit because the tension was there and the body language on cue. I wasn't aware of the Queen of Katwe so thanks for that.
In the link is a...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-02, 18:32
Replies: 4,252
Views: 301,223
Posted By jwaltos
In Northern Ontario as a young teen I would go...

In Northern Ontario as a young teen I would go ice fishing (for trout) in -40 temperatures. When the wind would whip up, you would feel cozy beside the lean-to and small fire which would keep your...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-12-26, 23:28
Replies: 51
Views: 11,576
Posted By jwaltos
千里之行,始于足下_百度百科 Milia passuum itinere uno...

千里之行,始于足下_百度百科

Milia passuum itinere uno gradu incipit ...praesertim cum pereunt.

Lost in (google latin) translation:
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step..especially when...
Forum: Factoring 2020-12-15, 02:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By jwaltos
Echoing the prior sentiment, build a sandbox...

Echoing the prior sentiment, build a sandbox where you have considered all the parameters..think of it as existing within a park playground as a start..be it a ghetto, rural or suburban location.
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2020-12-05, 08:26
Replies: 68
Views: 20,567
Posted By jwaltos
They both do but only when Mercury is aligned...

They both do but only when Mercury is aligned with Saturn.
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2020-11-26, 20:17
Replies: 19
Views: 7,512
Posted By jwaltos
The ideas of particle physics: An Introduction...

The ideas of particle physics: An Introduction for Scientists. Coughlan and Dodd. Cambridge University Press

The above book is a decent introduction for "beginners" and is a great starting point...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-22, 20:37
Replies: 1,677
RIP
Views: 137,532
Posted By jwaltos
The Amazing Randi..I always had his books in my...

The Amazing Randi..I always had his books in my bookshelf (now mainly virtual) and his stance against pseudoscience and the whole quackery business has influenced my thinking ever since I was a kid. ...
Forum: Abstract Algebra & Algebraic Number Theory 2020-10-21, 07:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,584
Posted By jwaltos
Scilab and some other available software (GAP,...

Scilab and some other available software (GAP, Singular..) have such functions available.
There are also some worksheets in other CAS's that are available which may provide some perspective....
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-10-16, 00:51
Replies: 2,869
Views: 201,703
Posted By jwaltos
For any travelling salespeople out there, here is...

For any travelling salespeople out there, here is a link to a lay version and the paper referred to:
https://www.quantamagazine.org/computer-scientists-break-traveling-salesperson-record-20201008/...
Forum: Programming 2020-10-01, 12:59
Replies: 37
Views: 10,618
Posted By jwaltos
Just a quick note of appreciation for your...

Just a quick note of appreciation for your excellent work! Before I discovered this forum and links to top flight factoring software here, other than what I had rolled on my own, I was using your...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-20, 09:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By jwaltos
kriesel, here's another "brick in the wall" for...

kriesel, here's another "brick in the wall" for your question which again may provide some helpful insight:
https://lance.fortnow.com/papers/files/alg.pdf

Quoting from the paper:
"3 External...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-19, 01:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By jwaltos
I have looked at both aspects independently..and...

I have looked at both aspects independently..and you may want to look at Finch's reference texts for some insight. Following some of the papers on Benford's law and its justification leads to some...
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