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Forum: Reading 2021-02-25, 20:57
Replies: 13
Views: 2,588
Posted By tServo
The reactor normally produced 3,200 megawatts...

The reactor normally produced 3,200 megawatts thermal energy as steam to produce 1,000 megawatts of electric power.

At the instant the reactor blew up ( explosion #1) it was producing at least...
Forum: Reading 2021-02-25, 14:01
Replies: 13
Views: 2,588
Posted By tServo
Indeed it WAS difficult to watch. I think it was...

Indeed it WAS difficult to watch. I think it was necessary to show the cost of the disaster in emotional terms rather than completely in physics terms. The toll on that young soldier must have been...
Forum: Reading 2021-02-23, 03:27
Replies: 13
Views: 2,588
Posted By tServo
I thought the HBO mini series was excellent. Not...

I thought the HBO mini series was excellent. Not sure where to find it, but there are plenty of significant snippets on youtube that show the excellent quality of the series.
My favorite is when...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-22, 01:02
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By tServo
I'm sure AOC is a better, more compassionate...

I'm sure AOC is a better, more compassionate person than I. Kudos to her for that.
But perhaps my better angels have withered by having to listen to the facist, racist, misogynistic, greedy crap...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-22, 00:55
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By tServo
His response was to throw his 2 daughters under...

His response was to throw his 2 daughters under the bus.
Oh, wait. That was his reason for leaving Texas.
...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-21, 16:49
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By tServo
Schadenfreude

I have recently received several emails asking for donations for Texas.

I remember the Arab oil embargo in 1973. Since most of the North East residences and businesses and power plants were...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-20, 13:53
Replies: 1,677
RIP
Views: 137,642
Posted By tServo
I remember reading about this when it was newly...

I remember reading about this when it was newly reported. What astonished me is the quantity of drugs he was purportedly consuming. I don't believe any of it. No human being could survive the...
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-02-19, 15:23
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By tServo
Nvidia CMP mining chip

Nvidia has announced a processor to be used explicitly for mining, the Nvidia CMP.
It has no graphics capability. Ominously, they also mentioned that the drivers for their new RTX 3060 will detect...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2021-02-18, 16:38
Replies: 274
Views: 56,306
Posted By tServo
Spy Pixels in email

I had no idea these things even existed.

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-56071437
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 16:31
Replies: 4,252
Views: 301,454
Posted By tServo
US life expectancy drops by a full year

No doubt this is true for most of the world.
In the US, this is the biggest drop since WWII
...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 00:21
Replies: 1,677
RIP
Views: 137,642
Posted By tServo
ditto ! hahahahahahahahahahaha

ditto !

hahahahahahahahahahaha
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-17, 14:25
Replies: 2,869
Views: 201,876
Posted By tServo
Voyager 2 still working after 11 month "vacation"

The downtime was due to refurbing the giant DSS 43 antenna just outside Canberra, the only one powerful enough and properly located.
...
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-02-12, 20:09
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By tServo
As Viliam said, you should be good to go. If...

As Viliam said, you should be good to go.
If you have any problems, it may be simply an old video driver which I have run into.
It would show up as blah blah blah Opencl errors blah blah.
Try it...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-11, 16:19
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By tServo
I, too, have wondered about this. Recently, in...

I, too, have wondered about this.
Recently, in the past year or 2. I have read some articles, most by respected environmental advocates and groups, that totally berate plastic recycling, especially...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-10, 14:40
Replies: 1,677
RIP
Views: 137,642
Posted By tServo
S. Clay Wilson Cartoonist who wrote comix...

S. Clay Wilson

Cartoonist who wrote comix for Zap Comix in the 1960s that were so outrageous,
they blew R. Crumb away.
If you have to ask who R. Crumb was or what Zap Comix was, don't waste your...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-05, 00:56
Replies: 4,252
Views: 301,454
Posted By tServo
Perhaps, but not for Greenland. One of 2020's...

Perhaps, but not for Greenland. One of 2020's more ominous stories was that no matter what happens, the ice on Greenland is going to melt.

...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-02, 18:33
Replies: 1,677
RIP
Views: 137,642
Posted By tServo
My favorite of his performances was of Cmdr....

My favorite of his performances was of Cmdr. Joseph Rochefort of the Asian cryptographic unit during WWII in the 1976 movie "Midway". His group had partially cracked the JN-25 code when they noticed...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-02, 13:31
Replies: 1,677
RIP
Views: 137,642
Posted By tServo
Hal Holbrook Award winning actor was 95. ...

Hal Holbrook

Award winning actor was 95.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/r-p-hal-holbrook-emmy-073500125.html
Forum: Hardware 2021-01-27, 19:20
Replies: 127
Views: 9,564
Posted By tServo
FWIW Mike, here is something weird I noticed with...

FWIW Mike, here is something weird I noticed with a Radeon VII last year.
The system I put it in was "inexpensive" but it's been ok for other top-line cards I've run in it.
The Radeon was a totally...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-26, 15:23
Replies: 1,318
Views: 95,727
Posted By tServo
Where are the missing vaccine doses?

While watching my local news last evening, I saw a report wherein gov. Pritzker ( Illinois ) announced the results of an investigation into why our ( Illinois ) vaccination rates are so low ( 5th...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-25, 20:51
Replies: 1,318
Views: 95,727
Posted By tServo
And also, we were at war for 45 months and have...

And also, we were at war for 45 months and have been recording Covid deaths for just shy of 12 months.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-22, 13:45
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By tServo
There's a Q-anon Caucus in the house...

There's a Q-anon Caucus in the house ?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
Aaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrgggggggggghhhhhhhhhhh

Oh well. Maybe it will have one fewer member when that Colorado rep gets indicted and convicted of...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-21, 13:53
Replies: 1,483
Views: 90,575
Posted By tServo
I agree. The bloated cheeto's leaving is like...

I agree.
The bloated cheeto's leaving is like having a fresh, cool breeze sweep across the parched land sweeping away the stench of him and his ilk.

However, we must be vigilant; they have not...
Forum: Hardware 2021-01-21, 13:37
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By tServo
I'm curious why you selected the exponent...

I'm curious why you selected the exponent 82589933 to start your Mersenne search.
If you go to the web site mersenne.org, near the top it gives the latest search progress.
Today it says "All...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-17, 17:17
Replies: 1,677
RIP
Views: 137,642
Posted By tServo
Phil Spector

Phil Spector died in prison:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Spector

He is considered to be one of the giants of pop & rock for his advances in using the studio as an integral part of making...
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