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Forum: Lounge 2021-02-28, 06:57
Replies: 35
Views: 4,049
Posted By retina
Honest Government Ad | News Corp Bargaining Code

"Safe" version
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The same thing, but without the bleeps, for those that are okay with :poop:y type words:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqj2z3QaRyU
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-27, 06:07
Replies: 4,254
Views: 302,349
Posted By retina
zcqZHYo7ONs

zcqZHYo7ONs
Forum: Computer Games 2021-02-26, 13:05
Replies: 50
Views: 14,552
Posted By retina
'Twas an okay game IMO. But I remember one...

'Twas an okay game IMO.

But I remember one particular amusing moment with that game.

When the game was started the player had to "prove" they were 18+ years old. And it did that with a random...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-24, 09:40
Replies: 72
Views: 2,198
Posted By retina
With ~2^265 atoms in the observable universe,...

With ~2^265 atoms in the observable universe, that means we only have to store 2^108999735 coefficients into each atom. So, IOW, not a problem at all, why haven't we done it yet?
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-24, 07:27
Replies: 17
Views: 342
Posted By retina
LaurV's acceptance speech during inauguration: ...

LaurV's acceptance speech during inauguration:

"... and I shall devote all this country's resources towards finding retina's lair, be it here, or there, or elsewhere, but no matter where, it shall...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-24, 04:31
Replies: 17
Views: 342
Posted By retina
I can provide the docs. But only if you are...

I can provide the docs. But only if you are really really 100% sure you actually want the job.

Seems like a terrible job IMO. Why would anyone want it?
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-23, 11:08
Replies: 1,100
Views: 84,972
Posted By retina
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delisle_scale

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delisle_scale
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-23, 03:19
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By retina
Eveidnce [sic] != proof.2^5-1 (=31) is prime....

Eveidnce [sic] != proof.2^5-1 (=31) is prime. 2^31-1 is prime. But 2^(2^31-1)-1 is composite, factors are known.

How back to you go? Because 5 is not a Mersenne prime. And your example above, 2 is...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-20, 09:39
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By retina
And the digit sum of 10 is 1. BTW: Repeated...

And the digit sum of 10 is 1.

BTW: Repeated digit sum is just another way of computing the remainder when divided by 9.

Or more succinctly: digit_sumn(x) = x mod 9
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-19, 16:18
Replies: 72
Views: 2,198
Posted By retina
This whole thread is pointless. Mathematica...

This whole thread is pointless.

Mathematica is not the tool to use. Is it for general purpose, and not optimised for Mersenne primes.

The OP is wasting time trying to use it.
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-19, 02:22
Replies: 1,319
Views: 96,418
Posted By retina
You have already divided people into separate...

You have already divided people into separate classes. Those in areas of high risk of freezing (Texas), and other areas with minimal or no risk (everywhere else). So following your analogy for...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 17:45
Replies: 1,319
Views: 96,418
Posted By retina
Just as bad. Not everyone is freezing. Only a...

Just as bad. Not everyone is freezing. Only a certain class of people are freezing. In this case people in one location.

To fulfil your analogy you would have people in all places being herded...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 17:20
Replies: 1,319
Views: 96,418
Posted By retina
A young man and his grandmother, arrive at the...

A young man and his grandmother, arrive at the clinic to get vaccinated.

Man (to nurse): We're here to get vaccinated
Nurse: Great. We have one dose left in this shipment. I'll toss a coin to see...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2021-02-18, 16:45
Replies: 274
Views: 56,731
Posted By retina
Turn off, or disable, "view external content". ...

Turn off, or disable, "view external content".

An even better solution is to disable HTML view completely, and always view in plain text.

Another thing to be aware of is "read receipts". Tell...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-18, 16:36
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By retina
OP? Do you have no example for us? Does...

OP?

Do you have no example for us?

Does that mean you can't actually end RSA?

You could start with a really easy 20 digit number of your own construction. I left it wide open for you. If you...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 16:19
Replies: 1,319
Views: 96,418
Posted By retina
Bad analogy. Not everyone is drowning. ...

Bad analogy. Not everyone is drowning.

Younger people either have no symptoms, or very light symptoms, at rates far higher than other groups. So it could be argued that they don't need any vaccine...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 14:51
Replies: 1,072
Views: 68,726
Posted By retina
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_3
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 05:44
Replies: 1,319
Views: 96,418
Posted By retina
Three-and-a-half months incubation time?

https://gov.fm/index.php/component/content/article/35-pio-articles/news-and-updates/412-mv-chief-mailo-returns-to-fsm-after-more-than-one-year-abroad-one-isolated-but-confirmed-case-of-covid-19-on-boa...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-17, 16:51
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By retina
To the OP. Please just show us the process...

To the OP.

Please just show us the process used to factor an RSA number.

As a starter I'll let you choose the number. But clearly show each step to arrive at p & q from n, without using...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-17, 16:35
Replies: 1,072
Views: 68,726
Posted By retina
Also this is interesting IMO. ...

Also this is interesting IMO.

https://youtu.be/GhsZUZmJvaM
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-16, 08:52
Replies: 26
Views: 855
Posted By retina
FTFY.

FTFY.
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-16, 06:53
Replies: 26
Views: 855
Posted By retina
If you call it for what it is then: uselesscoin....

If you call it for what it is then: uselesscoin. :razz:

But if you want to pretend it is something of value then: primecoin.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-16, 05:32
Replies: 79
Views: 6,086
Posted By retina
So you are unwilling to change the way you live,...

So you are unwilling to change the way you live, and prefer to poison the environment, to support your addiction to motorised transport? Doing "numerous 10+ mile runs and hikes" sounds more like an...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-16, 02:01
Replies: 79
Views: 6,086
Posted By retina
So solar, wind, nuclear, geothermal, etc. don't...

So solar, wind, nuclear, geothermal, etc. don't exist in your future world?

Your solution to the future is to prefer pollution and sickness over healthy clean-air lifestyles?

Humans don't exist...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-16, 01:28
Replies: 72
Views: 2,198
Posted By retina
From that test all you know is that it works for...

From that test all you know is that it works for exponents below 2000. You still haven't proven anything with the mathematics.

Read up about quadratic residues.
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