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Forum: Soap Box 2022-01-22, 18:45
Replies: 723
Views: 72,460
Posted By xilman
The right to harm astophysicists.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-60098840
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-22, 18:40
Replies: 33
Views: 432
Posted By xilman
Well, if you are going to bring in logicians, I...

Well, if you are going to bring in logicians, I would raise you Russel and Whitehead.

Hardy anyone?
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-01-22, 18:38
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By xilman
Also divisible by -1 and -997.

Also divisible by -1 and -997.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-22, 18:01
Replies: 33
Views: 432
Posted By xilman
Ditto Abel, who should also make the cut IMAO ...

Ditto Abel, who should also make the cut IMAO

Hendrik Lenstra is in the running, perhaps?
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-22, 17:58
Replies: 60
Views: 991
Posted By xilman
Grr. After three tries only two candidates...

Grr. After three tries only two candidates remained. I guessed wrong the first time.

Now 2x3, 2x4 and 3x5. None on first two guesses, no outright failures.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-22, 08:31
Replies: 33
Views: 432
Posted By xilman
Pythagoras sorts after Poincare in the Romanized...

Pythagoras sorts after Poincare in the Romanized alphabeticisation of his name.

I'd add Ed Witten, the only physicist to have won a Fields Medal.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-21, 10:26
Replies: 1,848
RIP
Views: 196,816
Posted By xilman
What a guy! Makes you cry. Und I did...

What a guy! Makes you cry. Und I did...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-21, 10:24
Replies: 1,848
RIP
Views: 196,816
Posted By xilman
Unhappy Nothing ever grows in this rotting old hole. ...

Nothing ever grows in this rotting old hole.
And everything is stunted and lost.
And nothing really rocks
And nothing really rolls
And nothing's ever worth the cost.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-21, 08:45
Replies: 1,848
RIP
Views: 196,816
Posted By xilman
Singer Meat Loaf dies aged 74...

Singer Meat Loaf dies aged 74 (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-60080934)
Forum: Factoring 2022-01-19, 18:21
Replies: 27
Views: 792
Posted By xilman
Fair enough. In that case I will not offer to...

Fair enough. In that case I will not offer to factor it for you. It would not be fair on the other competitors.

Good luck!
Forum: Factoring 2022-01-19, 16:57
Replies: 27
Views: 792
Posted By xilman
Keys of this length should not be used. However,...

Keys of this length should not be used. However, they are.

So which key is it? If there are no violations I can't see that you have any real reason to hide its identity.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-19, 13:56
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By xilman
I have since thought of some other Modern English...

I have since thought of some other Modern English words which preserve evidence of the Ænglisc ge.

Examples include handiwork and alike.
Forum: Factoring 2022-01-19, 11:26
Replies: 27
Views: 792
Posted By xilman
If the reason why it is to be factored --- for...

If the reason why it is to be factored --- for instance, for which specific key it is the public modulus --- were offered I may be motivated to perform the factorization.
Forum: Factoring 2022-01-19, 11:24
Replies: 27
Views: 792
Posted By xilman
You are correct. Mea culpa.

You are correct. Mea culpa.
Forum: Factoring 2022-01-19, 10:30
Replies: 27
Views: 792
Posted By xilman
154 decimal digits sounds suspiciously like a...

154 decimal digits sounds suspiciously like a 512-bit RSA key to me, though such values are actually 157 digits long.

As a matter of interest, what is your number? Post it here and several people...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-19, 10:26
Replies: 99
Views: 11,178
Posted By xilman
See, also, "bathtub curve" and "infant...

See, also, "bathtub curve" and "infant mortality".
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-18, 16:10
Replies: 99
Views: 11,178
Posted By xilman
Thanks. PM sent.

Thanks. PM sent.
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-18, 12:15
Replies: 99
Views: 11,178
Posted By xilman
No, the original. It is a large relatively...

No, the original. It is a large relatively slow-spinning fan which is held on by a cable tie as well as the regular clips. I found it made a better seal around the edges so cooling air didn't leak...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-18, 12:07
Replies: 333
Views: 37,996
Posted By xilman
On 17 January in 1893, the Kingdom of Hawaii was...

On 17 January in 1893, the Kingdom of Hawaii was overthrown by a group of American businessmen, supported by the US Marines.

The colony was subsequently absorbed into the motherland on 27 June...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-18, 09:27
Replies: 99
Views: 11,178
Posted By xilman
Thought about it but can't be bothered. I'll swap...

Thought about it but can't be bothered. I'll swap it when it hard fails but until then I have an adequate solution.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-17, 16:56
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By xilman
Have you installed Wine? All I did was extract...

Have you installed Wine? All I did was extract the ZIP to a fresh directory, changed there and ran wine CHIPS.EXE
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-17, 16:46
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By xilman
Disk arrived, eventually. Courier's fault, not...

Disk arrived, eventually. Courier's fault, not Scan.

Disk swap went easily but I had to RTFM to work out how to incorporate it into the raidz. Now resilvering smoothly and quickly.

The other...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-17, 13:41
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By xilman
The old ones are sometimes the best.

Anyone else remember this one?

Just discovered it works perfectly under Wine.

I spent many hours playing it almost 30 years ago and started to waste more time this last weekend.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-17, 13:36
Replies: 60
Views: 991
Posted By xilman
Let me know if you want the list of 15949...

Let me know if you want the list of 15949 5-letter words I have available. Probably not optimal because it contains some very obscure words.

Now wasting my time on a refugee from the early 90s....
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-16, 16:39
Replies: 99
Views: 11,178
Posted By xilman
The drives in my Dell workstation have been...

The drives in my Dell workstation have been running reliably 24/7 for 10 years now.

Not sure how long the "model name : AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1090T Processor" machine has lasted but again, 24/7. It...
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