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Forum: Hardware 2020-07-03, 13:13
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By tServo
Nvidia has had these in Cuda since the Pascal ...

Nvidia has had these in Cuda since the Pascal microarchitecture ( 2016 ).
Ampere microarchitecture introduces their 4th generation of tensor cores
They mostly appeal to folks doing AI since they...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-01, 12:52
Replies: 949
Views: 36,049
Posted By tServo
Another one ?

Is it possible to have 2 pandemics simultaneously?
There is increasing concern about a strain of H1N1 swine flu called G4 that is spreading in pig slaughter houses in China. It is thought to be able...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-30, 16:56
Replies: 1,418
RIP
Views: 88,432
Posted By tServo
Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner died at age 98.
He was an American comedian par excellence. He was also an actor, screen writer, and director.
He was one of the writers of Sid Caesar's early TV shows in the 1950s...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-18, 19:51
Replies: 1,418
RIP
Views: 88,432
Posted By tServo
My father fondly remembered her singing "We'll...

My father fondly remembered her singing "We'll Meet Again" while he was a GI stationed in England waiting to join the fight on the mainland.

Of course, I remember it from the ending scenes of "Dr....
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-06-11, 11:48
Replies: 46
Views: 821
Posted By tServo
In "Annie Hall" Alvy Singer agrees with you: ...

In "Annie Hall" Alvy Singer agrees with you:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5U1-OmAICpU
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-06-09, 21:57
Replies: 46
Views: 821
Posted By tServo
The TV documentary "The World Without Us" based...

The TV documentary "The World Without Us" based on the book of the same name showed how our impact on the planet would slowly but surely be erased until there would be little left. It mentioned that...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-20, 13:12
Replies: 31
Views: 732
Posted By tServo
Windows running Linux Cuda ?

Later this month, Micro$oft will be releasing WSL 2.0 for Windoze 10 which has a completely updated architecture.
It will add a full Linux kernel ( of your choice ) to Windoze.
In the coming...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-17, 01:39
Replies: 1,418
RIP
Views: 88,432
Posted By tServo
Fred Willard: ...

Fred Willard:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Willard

I first saw him as Martin Mull's sidekick in the hilarious "Fernwood Tonite" show;
but I thought he really shined in Christopher...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-16, 23:42
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By tServo
Does the audience approval matter? Didn't "Star...

Does the audience approval matter?
Didn't "Star Wars" do this with Carrie F. and Peter Cushing ?
Nimoy's son is discussing bringing Spock back.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-16, 20:39
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By tServo
Are you sure you're not looking in a mirror?

Are you sure you're not looking in a mirror?
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-14, 16:06
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By tServo
Teasing the new Unreal Engine 5 posted

This certainly has some eye-popping graphics. It's almost, but oh-so-close, to being realistic; the closest I've seen.
It will be available on many platforms in 2021, but the Playstation 5 might...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-13, 14:26
Replies: 949
Views: 36,049
Posted By tServo
Not true. I wouldn't exactly claim that...

Not true. I wouldn't exactly claim that chinchillas are a "reservoir" but this clearly shows the virus can be present in other animals. The exact extent is probably unknown due to lack of research...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-13, 13:05
Replies: 49
Views: 1,532
Posted By tServo
Here's a pretty good article about home vs pro: ...

Here's a pretty good article about home vs pro:

https://www.pcworld.com/article/2952408/who-needs-windows-10-pro-5-reasons-to-upgrade.html
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-09, 14:52
Replies: 1,418
RIP
Views: 88,432
Posted By tServo
Rock legend Little Richard ...

Rock legend Little Richard

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Richard
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-08, 12:51
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By tServo
Thanks. WOW! That's quite a list. ( 400+ books )....

Thanks. WOW! That's quite a list. ( 400+ books ). Lots of Math & programming and also ...
my favorite title from the list:
"Of Cigarettes, High Heels, and Other Interesting Things"

( It's...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-05-04, 20:48
Replies: 2,750
Views: 152,077
Posted By tServo
Gigantic "murder" hornets found in USA & Canada. ...

Gigantic "murder" hornets found in USA & Canada.

Just what we need; another hideous invasive species. These are serious insects; the largest
can be 2 inches ( 5 cm ) long and they kill about 50...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-03, 19:45
Replies: 949
Views: 36,049
Posted By tServo
All this hot air and hand wringing to pin this on...

All this hot air and hand wringing to pin this on the Chinese reminds me of the quandary of the dog that chases cars and finally catches one. What does he do with it?

Suppose it is proven that the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-03, 01:48
Replies: 949
Views: 36,049
Posted By tServo
Is is safe ..... to re-open?

Ask Dustin Hoffman:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avNraWT8CSI
Forum: Soap Box 2020-05-02, 13:03
Replies: 697
Views: 30,340
Posted By tServo
Hats off to Canada. Two weeks after a mass murder...

Hats off to Canada. Two weeks after a mass murder they ban assault weapons. I loved Trudeau’s comment “I’m banning these weapons because Canadians need more than thoughts and prayers.”
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-27, 19:19
Replies: 949
Views: 36,049
Posted By tServo
The real headline here is that the NY Post has...

The real headline here is that the NY Post has discovered "Science".
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-04-22, 23:48
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By tServo
Part of the 12-18 month figure for a vaccine is...

Part of the 12-18 month figure for a vaccine is production time. The influenza vaccine is started long before the season for that reason. I remember reading about an alternative vaccine, Flublok,...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-04-22, 13:27
Replies: 163
Views: 7,714
Posted By tServo
What the U.S. should be doing is buying as much...

What the U.S. should be doing is buying as much as possible and stuffing it into the National Emergency Petroleum Storage facility to prevent the next oil shock, unless that's already full also.
Forum: Hardware 2020-04-17, 14:51
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By tServo
Or how about this beast?

If you REALLY want LOTS of threads, how about an HP blade server that has 32 8 core Xeons with 64GB ram per pair of processors for 3,325 US dollars !

The only problems are:
No disk included....
Forum: Hardware 2020-04-17, 13:29
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By tServo
I realize your question is one concerning the...

I realize your question is one concerning the performance of two specific processors but here is a thought:

I was reading about the new AMD Epyc processors a few months ago and was intrigued by...
Forum: Hardware 2020-04-15, 13:29
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By tServo
That would seem to indicate that the rumors were...

That would seem to indicate that the rumors were true that Nvidia was going to announce two Ampere boards at the cancelled March GTC 2020.
The specs for the boards would be appropriate for high-end...
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