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Forum: Lounge 2020-10-29, 08:54
Replies: 936
Views: 50,859
Posted By LaurV
:davar55: Graphical debuggers suck! There's...

:davar55: Graphical debuggers suck! There's nothing like being able to type commands and get answers... :razz:
(only half kidding, the other half being quite serious!)
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-29, 06:53
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By LaurV
Ye mod. Edit and add. For us, we (royal...

Ye mod. Edit and add.

For us, we (royal we) would like the "in person" part. Performance related, there's nothing like putting 20 to 40 persons in a room and kicking their butts. Maybe I am a...
Forum: enzocreti 2020-10-29, 06:42
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By LaurV
Yes. (Un)Surprisingly, they are not rare either....

Yes. (Un)Surprisingly, they are not rare either. The smallest is 25, and the largest you can find in just few minutes is 4070554079227670608. Your homework is to find those in between.

Edit: Of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-28, 05:28
Replies: 142
Views: 11,640
Posted By LaurV
The photo is real, but the story is fake, one...

The photo is real, but the story is fake, one reporter had too much imagination, and the story caught, due to the nice parable it tells. You can google "eagle and crow", to find the original photos,...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-28, 04:54
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By LaurV
Do you mean like engineeers112...

Do you mean like engineeers112 (https://www.slideshare.net/ByronWillems/an-engineer-112)?.:razz:
(scroll through the ppt presentation there)
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-10-26, 14:35
Replies: 785
Views: 32,776
Posted By LaurV
I randomly got assigned the four low expos for...

I randomly got assigned the four low expos for DC. I know they are not "strategic", but they are quite low, and I am not going to work on them on because my momentarily interest is not LLDC, the...
Forum: News 2020-10-26, 03:59
Replies: 571
Views: 58,484
Posted By LaurV
It reminds me the old joke (somehow, the opposite...

It reminds me the old joke (somehow, the opposite idea):
Q: How do you make God laugh?
A: You tell him your plans for the future.
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-26, 03:43
Replies: 808
Views: 76,269
Posted By LaurV
Why? They were silly enough for this thread......

Why? They were silly enough for this thread... :razz:
(for recording, the actual thread title is "Silly, picture thread" - somebody had the funny inspiration to add some punctuation, haha)
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 14:10
Replies: 15
Views: 237
Posted By LaurV
Yes, that's the idea. One worker uses 8 cores,...

Yes, that's the idea. One worker uses 8 cores, but if two workers, then each uses 4 cores. But please run the benchmarks from the menu and see for which configuration you get the highest output for...
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 10:56
Replies: 15
Views: 237
Posted By LaurV
:tu: That looks nice! Not all of us are native...

:tu: That looks nice! Not all of us are native Chiglish speakers! :razz:
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 10:53
Replies: 44
Views: 3,642
Posted By LaurV
Buddy, you are not alone. All of us have some...

Buddy, you are not alone. All of us have some brain farts regularly, I for sure lead the list and these guys here are all eager and waiting to byte me when that happens. And I, them, haha. But that's...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-24, 10:28
Replies: 35
Views: 773
Posted By LaurV
Yep. A single CR or LF may work in Linux, but not...

Yep. A single CR or LF may work in Linux, but not in Windows, which expects both. Interesting enough, in my computer (Win 7) I was mesmerized to see that two worktodo files which had the same number...
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 10:13
Replies: 15
Views: 237
Posted By LaurV
Nope. Read last paragraph I added to the...

Nope.

Read last paragraph I added to the post.

And yes, I know Intel calls them "threads" in their CPU "ark" page.
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 09:59
Replies: 15
Views: 237
Posted By LaurV
That's why they are "virtual". "Fictive",...

That's why they are "virtual".
"Fictive", fictional. Pufff ! Hihi.
I agree that it is kinda confusing, in some situations. I have colleagues which are smart and educated in related fields, like...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 08:40
Replies: 44
Views: 3,642
Posted By LaurV
Nope. 16 bits can store a number between 0 and...

Nope. 16 bits can store a number between 0 and 65535. Why should you bother with negatives? In fact, I explicitly mentioned uint32. Please read again. Here "u" in front of "int" stands for...
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 08:21
Replies: 15
Views: 237
Posted By LaurV
Each worker can use an arbitrary number of...

Each worker can use an arbitrary number of threads. Threads are specific for workers, in the sense that you can't have two workers sharing the same thread. Therefore, if you have for example, 2...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 04:21
Replies: 44
Views: 3,642
Posted By LaurV
Actually, I believe that 60060 is the best base....

Actually, I believe that 60060 is the best base. It is divisible by a lot of small numbers, and it fits in 16 bits so that you can use an uint32 to multiply two digits in a single clock cycle without...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2020-10-24, 03:52
Replies: 106
Views: 11,254
Posted By LaurV
Works as it should. The forum uses mathjax...

Works as it should.
The forum uses mathjax (https://www.mathjax.org/), which is not exactly \(\TeX\)

\(a\ \#\ b\)
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 03:48
Replies: 53
Views: 1,321
Posted By LaurV
+1.

+1.
Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-24, 02:30
Replies: 26
Views: 713
Posted By LaurV
Same here. Especially that the image on ebay...

Same here. Especially that the image on ebay linked in the first post is ten times more clear and it can be enlarged if you hover the mouse on it or zoom.
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 01:57
Replies: 462
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 28,026
Posted By LaurV
Kinda offtopic, some years ago we developed a PC...

Kinda offtopic, some years ago we developed a PC interface for a product we designed for a Belgian customer and somewhere in the middle of the developing cycle (which took over one year, and had a...
Forum: ONeil 2020-10-23, 12:00
Replies: 28
Views: 525
Posted By LaurV
Respective k<6*p+1 when p=1 (mod 4)

Respective k<6*p+1 when p=1 (mod 4)
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-23, 10:17
Replies: 151
Views: 4,765
Posted By LaurV
Yep. If random shift implemented, the GC (Gerbicz...

Yep. If random shift implemented, the GC (Gerbicz Check) is not necessary (for me). Of course, other people here will say otherwise, and they may be right, but my selfish goal is to be able to run LL...
Forum: ONeil 2020-10-23, 09:12
Replies: 28
Views: 525
Posted By LaurV
What is that? :w00t: How do you "produce a...

What is that? :w00t:

How do you "produce a composite number from a prime number"? Do you multiply it with 7? Or subtract 53? Can you prove that, by doing so, you don't end with another number...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-23, 07:42
Replies: 26
Views: 713
Posted By LaurV
The R and the yarowick, as well as "mother" may...

The R and the yarowick, as well as "mother" may all together point to Randwick Girls school. They have similar pins, newer designs. The guy on ebay may know more, as he said something about "old...
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