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Forum: Lounge 2022-11-25, 08:32
Replies: 34
Views: 892
Posted By xilman
Think about it. You will get there eventually. ...

Think about it. You will get there eventually.

A link has already been posted.
Forum: sweety439 2022-11-24, 20:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By xilman
+1 Moved somewhere even more appropriate by...

+1

Moved somewhere even more appropriate by a mod with whose actions I agree.
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-24, 20:24
Replies: 34
Views: 892
Posted By xilman
Have you tried moving to L4? It might help. ...

Have you tried moving to L4? It might help.

Changing to L1, L2 or L3 may be a bit extreme.
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-24, 20:22
Replies: 34
Views: 892
Posted By xilman
In the civilized world it is called "football"...

In the civilized world it is called "football" because the game is played with a ball-shaped object which is primarily controlled and propelled by the feet.

In the US they don't realise that the...
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-22, 19:21
Replies: 34
Views: 892
Posted By xilman
Germany will beat England on penalties, though...

Germany will beat England on penalties, though whether in the final is open to question..

That is the traditional result.
Forum: FactorDB 2022-11-18, 15:20
Replies: 37
Views: 3,430
Posted By xilman
My offer still stands.

My offer still stands.
Forum: FactorDB 2022-11-17, 19:52
Replies: 37
Views: 3,430
Posted By xilman
I have offered to prove those primes for you in...

I have offered to prove those primes for you in return for what I regard as a generous discount. In effect, you do N amount of work for me, and I know for a fact that it is within your capabilities,...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-11-16, 11:21
Replies: 563
Views: 35,510
Posted By xilman
But attacked by whom? Collateral damage from...

But attacked by whom?

Collateral damage from an unsuccessful SAM?
Forum: Hardware 2022-11-13, 13:50
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By xilman
Suggestion: an ALU which uses RNS rather than...

Suggestion: an ALU which uses RNS rather than classical multiple precision, where RNS is the Residue Number System.

Addition, subtraction and multiplication are inherently carry-free and so...
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-12, 21:57
Replies: 2,016
RIP
Views: 263,107
Posted By xilman
Mehran Karimi Nasseri...

Mehran Karimi Nasseri (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-63612017)
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-11, 15:56
Replies: 164
Views: 25,726
Posted By xilman
Just had my two positively vetted. Apart from a...

Just had my two positively vetted. Apart from a bit of tartar on their teeth they are in fine condition.

Expensive though :sad:
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2022-11-11, 14:37
Replies: 73
Views: 35,768
Posted By xilman
This is turning out more fun than I expected. I...

This is turning out more fun than I expected. I contacted the author. So far between us we have designed the POD directives and Damian has added a single s/// to remove them from the Latin source. I...
Forum: Astronomy 2022-11-11, 08:24
Replies: 12
Views: 2,186
Posted By xilman
Hmm, nice one. Time to start thinking. ...

Hmm, nice one. Time to start thinking.

First it is not clear to me that you need to post the time it was taken. In principle the shadows should give local time of day and libration (measured from...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-11-11, 07:04
Replies: 83
Views: 7,135
Posted By xilman
Time you had your irony detector serviced again....

Time you had your irony detector serviced again. It appears to be playing up.
Forum: Soap Box 2022-11-10, 09:36
Replies: 563
Views: 35,510
Posted By xilman
Note the Russians themselves state that reopening...

Note the Russians themselves state that reopening the bridge will take months.
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-09, 18:52
Replies: 2,016
RIP
Views: 263,107
Posted By xilman
Rev. Bob Evans

Australian amateur astronomer who discovered a record 42 supernovae visually.
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Evans_(astronomer))
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-08, 18:12
Replies: 2,016
RIP
Views: 263,107
Posted By xilman
I obviously wasn't paying attention to SSW when I...

I obviously wasn't paying attention to SSW when I received that one.
Do you get Sam's newsletter?
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-08, 18:06
Replies: 2,016
RIP
Views: 263,107
Posted By xilman
First I heard. Thanks for letting me know.

First I heard. Thanks for letting me know.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2022-11-08, 07:48
Replies: 73
Views: 35,768
Posted By xilman
I took he example directly from the CPAN...

I took he example directly from the CPAN distribution. The author of the slide doubtless did the same.

There is a general point here, though, in that some programming languages can be expressed in...
Forum: storm5510 2022-11-07, 17:37
Replies: 25
Views: 1,691
Posted By xilman
+1 I spent a cpu year or so back in my naive...

+1

I spent a cpu year or so back in my naive youth.Likely a core-minute or few these days, thanks to Moore.

This one is only going to be solved by deep mathematics about which we barely have a...
Forum: storm5510 2022-11-07, 17:19
Replies: 25
Views: 1,691
Posted By xilman
Apples are to oranges as strawberries are to...

Apples are to oranges as strawberries are to pineapples.

I will leave you to stew fruitfully for a while before explaining why.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2022-11-07, 15:42
Replies: 73
Views: 35,768
Posted By xilman
use Lingua::Romana::Perligata; adnota Illud...

use Lingua::Romana::Perligata;

adnota Illud Cribrum Eratothenis

maximum tum val inquementum tum biguttam tum stadium egresso scribe.
da meo maximo vestibulo perlegementum.

maximum...
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-02, 12:41
Replies: 2,016
RIP
Views: 263,107
Posted By xilman
Migos rapper Takeoff killed by 'stray bullet',...

Migos rapper Takeoff killed by 'stray bullet', record label claims (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-63483768)

I am not a great fan of crap music (apparently the "c" is silent) but...
Forum: Lounge 2022-10-31, 19:37
Replies: 4,519
Views: 464,632
Posted By xilman
WSL is not a realistic option for a number of...

WSL is not a realistic option for a number of reasons.

The Nvidia driver appears to have issues of its own with Ubuntu, 1060 card and this monitor, though I should try again.

I tried to find an...
Forum: Lounge 2022-10-31, 15:08
Replies: 4,519
Views: 464,632
Posted By xilman
My entire machine sometimes hangs, sometimes just...

My entire machine sometimes hangs, sometimes just the GUI. I am pretty damned sure that it is a driver problem given the symptoms reported in /var/log/syslog. Very occasionally killing the window...
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