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Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-01-22, 22:40
Replies: 1,124
Views: 75,949
Posted By Uncwilly
I am getting about 30 min to 1 hour sessions of...

I am getting about 30 min to 1 hour sessions of CPU only sessions using the GPU72 notebook. The problems that were happing before with the payload fetch have cleared. And I have been getting about...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-22, 20:59
Replies: 99
Views: 7,016
Posted By Uncwilly
User Ryan Propper has 430 PM-1 assignments...

User Ryan Propper has 430 PM-1 assignments between 101M and 102M (https://www.mersenne.org/assignments/?exp_lo=100000000&exp_hi=102000000&execm=1&exdchk=1&excert=1), all of which have yet to have a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-01-22, 18:18
Replies: 81
Views: 4,317
Posted By Uncwilly
So what? Do you think that makes a big...

So what?
Do you think that makes a big difference in the likelihood of it being prime?
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-01-22, 18:15
Replies: 67
Views: 4,224
Posted By Uncwilly
Updated graphic. Noticeable kink in the red line.

Updated graphic. Noticeable kink in the red line.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-22, 18:08
Replies: 65
Views: 3,005
Posted By Uncwilly
Something that got buried in election day news...

Something that got buried in election day news (because the presidential election sucked up all of the air): Puerto Rico had another, but importantly different, vote on statehood...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-22, 17:53
Replies: 1,625
RIP
Views: 127,370
Posted By Uncwilly
Hank Aaron Baseball player in the US "Major...

Hank Aaron
Baseball player in the US "Major League" and the "Negro League" (now officially part of the majors), record setter, car dealership owner, and nice guy....
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-21, 18:49
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Uncwilly
The FFT length is the size of the FFT that is...

The FFT length is the size of the FFT that is used. If an FFT is done that is too close to the size of the number that needs to be tested, then the 'noise' at the end of the calculation can cause...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-20, 23:53
Replies: 382
Views: 46,055
Posted By Uncwilly
If it is to a scammer, why not leave it? That...

If it is to a scammer, why not leave it? That way spammers can spam it.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-20, 23:42
Replies: 65
Views: 3,005
Posted By Uncwilly
He posted what was deemed to a spam like post. ...

He posted what was deemed to a spam like post. It was removed. Then he posted the same message again after that. There were some other clues that were noted.


And back on topic:
I heard that...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-20, 01:52
Replies: 1,253
Views: 83,342
Posted By Uncwilly
https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-upda...

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/01/19/958354466/cremation-limits-lifted-in-la-due-to-backlog-as-covid-19-deaths-skyrocket ...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-01-19, 15:33
Replies: 7
Views: 37,583
Posted By Uncwilly
Things have been updated. :dc:

Things have been updated.

:dc:
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-19, 03:33
Replies: 64
Views: 8,511
Posted By Uncwilly
It would have to be able to survive the 14.5 day...

It would have to be able to survive the 14.5 day lunar night. And after 1 mega year it would look like a piece of Swiss cheese. 1 meteor of 1 mm in size would be enough to take out the pi. The...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2021-01-19, 01:44
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By Uncwilly
There is a bulk reporting option on this page and...

There is a bulk reporting option on this page and pointers to scripts for submissions
https://www.mersenne.ca/tf1G/.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-18, 17:41
Replies: 64
Views: 8,511
Posted By Uncwilly
There has to be a sweet spot area for orbits that...

There has to be a sweet spot area for orbits that are the most stable over long periods. Also, unstable not mean it goes away completely.

Problem with the moon is if you want to make the evidence...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-18, 16:59
Replies: 64
Views: 8,511
Posted By Uncwilly
No, because the tether is subject to erosion in...

No, because the tether is subject to erosion in the atmosphere. After it separates things go bad and the evidence goes away.
But a satellite in an orbit like the GPS system that is visible and...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-18, 16:24
Replies: 2,075
Views: 178,580
Posted By Uncwilly
59059697 shows the result turned in yesterday by...

59059697 shows the result turned in yesterday by Anonymous. Are you sure that your machine is set-up to be connected to your PrimeNet account (not your forum account)?
And 63159671 is assigned to...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-18, 15:52
Replies: 85
Views: 3,859
Posted By Uncwilly
From an old Guinness book (from the time when it...

From an old Guinness book (from the time when it was a useful reference)
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-01-18, 02:16
Replies: 900
Views: 58,513
Posted By Uncwilly
I just checked some of the others and found that...

I just checked some of the others and found that I had misfiled an exponent as suspect. I have moved it to the Cat 2 list. Last couple of weeks I was having problems with my tool to fetch the new...
Forum: Software 2021-01-18, 01:27
Replies: 508
Views: 52,826
Posted By Uncwilly
The commands/menu choices will be the same for...

The commands/menu choices will be the same for all recent (current version and the past 5 years or so) major versions. There is no need to revert the machines to a previous version.
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-17, 21:05
Replies: 85
Views: 3,859
Posted By Uncwilly
I have retrieved items out of a 550 C furnace...

I have retrieved items out of a 550 C furnace before barehanded. Yes, actually picking up items that were at 550. They were low thermal mass, highly conductive, and the contact area was small.

I...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-17, 19:11
Replies: 85
Views: 3,859
Posted By Uncwilly
The US military has done tests and exposed people...

The US military has done tests and exposed people to over 200C while at the same time cooking a steak in the same area.

And here is an infographic:...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-17, 18:56
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Uncwilly
A lot of them are from people using Prime95 to...

A lot of them are from people using Prime95 to test hardware (many of the anonymous users are those).

Or people who start the test and don't realise how long each test is going to take and then...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-17, 15:07
Replies: 64
Views: 8,511
Posted By Uncwilly
You mean reporters that are not full time science...

You mean reporters that are not full time science reporters proclaim "WE FOUND possible EVIDENCE OF LIFE"
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-01-17, 05:08
Replies: 81
Views: 4,317
Posted By Uncwilly
If it is in the yellow zone here or higher: ...

If it is in the yellow zone here or higher:
https://www.mersenne.ca/status/tf/0/0/3/12000
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-16, 21:31
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By Uncwilly
Recent large increase in DC assignments Jan 2021

I have noticed that there was a spike in new assignments and then a large ramp up. But, There has not been a rise in results. Can those with inside knowledge tell us anything about it?
Could that...
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