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Forum: Lounge 2004-04-19, 18:43
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By Gary Edstrom
What is the largest individual effort currently under way?

Of course, we all know about the team efforts of Curtisc and Team_Prime_Rib, but what is currently the largest INDIVIDUAL effort under way?

As for my miniscule contribution, I have two P-4 systems...
Forum: Lounge 2004-03-21, 15:00
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By Gary Edstrom
My Web Page (http://gbe.dynip.com) I have...

My Web Page (http://gbe.dynip.com)

I have posted numerous digital images that I have taken. My primary interest is in Midway Island (http://gbe.dynip.com/Midway). I spent 1 year on Midway...
Forum: Math 2004-02-15, 08:40
Replies: 22
Views: 1,450
Posted By Gary Edstrom
Of course, if you allow the use of Donald Knuth's...

Of course, if you allow the use of Donald Knuth's Arrow Notation (http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ArrowNotation.html), there is no limit to the size of number that can be represented with even just 2...
Forum: Software 2004-01-07, 02:44
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Gary Edstrom
Re: Beyond undoc.txt

Of course, by putting the undocumented features into the file "undoc.txt", they become documented features. This, of course, means that they should not be listed in "undoc.txt". But if you leave...
Forum: Lounge 2003-12-07, 17:34
Replies: 68
Views: 3,620
Posted By Gary Edstrom
December 7th, 1941 - A Day Which Will Live In...

December 7th, 1941 - A Day Which Will Live In Infamy

Pictures of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor (http://gbe.dynip.com/Military/USS_Arizona)

FDR "Day of Infamy" Speech...
Forum: Lounge 2003-12-07, 14:31
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Gary Edstrom
A new way to keep your CPU cool.

A new way to keep your CPU cool. (http://gbe.dynip.com/Humor/CoolCPU.JPG)
Forum: Lounge 2003-12-05, 03:51
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By Gary Edstrom
InterimResidues=

I just tried experimenting with placing InterimResidues=1000000 in my prime.ini file. I notice that it prints out the residues on 3 iterations in a row. Is this intentional? I'm running 23.7.1
...
Forum: PrimeNet 2003-11-21, 22:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,435
Posted By Gary Edstrom
That brings up a second related question: Why are...

That brings up a second related question: Why are only 2 characters masked? It would seem to be a lot more secure if it went 50-50, only displaying the first 8 characters of the residue.
Forum: Data 2003-11-19, 18:40
Replies: 9
Views: 2,966
Posted By Gary Edstrom
I was just curious: How do you check out 77.9m...

I was just curious: How do you check out 77.9m exponents for testing? I'm not really interested in doing one, but I was just wondering.
Forum: Lounge 2003-11-07, 13:39
Replies: 121
Views: 6,814
Posted By Gary Edstrom
Poaching

Here's one way to handle poachers[link removed]. :smile:


The link is offensive and in bad taste. I left it up for a little while but have got complaints since so I am removing it -- Mod
Forum: Lounge 2003-11-05, 14:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By Gary Edstrom
The "Aaron Blosser" Search Warrant

I have been reading the story about 'The "Aaron Blosser" Search Warrant' at http://www.tipjar.com/blosser/ about the unauthorized running of Prime95 on some corporate computers.

I realize that the...
Forum: Soap Box 2003-10-22, 01:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By Gary Edstrom
Re: What do you think rods are?

OK, now you've got me started! It's all your fault! People ask me if I believe in UFO's. I say "Certainly! In fact, I've seen a couple of them myself!" They then assume that I believe that we...
Forum: Puzzles 2003-09-04, 03:05
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By Gary Edstrom
Re: The use of lice combs

I agree! When I post to other puzzle groups, I get tired of people constantly coming up with meaningless combacks on problems, such as not taking relativity into account or the curvature of the...
Forum: Puzzles 2003-09-02, 16:35
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By Gary Edstrom
Not to get off on a tangent, but "You know you...

Not to get off on a tangent, but "You know you are getting old when you mention a slide rule to a fellow engineer and he has no idea what you are talking about." I had to bring my old slide rule in...
Forum: Puzzles 2003-08-31, 14:25
Replies: 10
Views: 2,218
Posted By Gary Edstrom
7 races is correct. First, run 6 races exactly...

7 races is correct. First, run 6 races exactly as described in my "wrong" solution above: Run 5 races of 5 horses each. Have the 5 winners of these races race in a 6th race. The winner of the 6th...
Forum: Puzzles 2003-08-30, 23:49
Replies: 10
Views: 2,218
Posted By Gary Edstrom
Re: Horse Race

I'm not going to post the correct answer just yet. However, I will give one very common wrong answer. Some people will say "6 races". Their logic being to run a first set of 5 races of 5 horses...
Forum: Puzzles 2003-08-30, 13:15
Replies: 10
Views: 2,218
Posted By Gary Edstrom
Horse Race

There are 25 horses which all run at different speeds. A faster horse always beats a slower horse. You can race 5 horses at a time. What is the minimum number of races needed to determine the three...
Forum: Lounge 2003-08-24, 17:03
Replies: 860
Views: 62,564
Posted By Gary Edstrom
...if this is what happens when you bring your...

...if this is what happens when you bring your farm of P-4's online:
http://gbe.dynip.com/Misc/P4sOnLine.jpg
Forum: Lounge 2003-08-15, 15:23
Replies: 860
Views: 62,564
Posted By Gary Edstrom
...if the power outage in the Northeast was...

...if the power outage in the Northeast was caused by you bringing all of your P-4 systems online.
Forum: Lounge 2003-07-17, 15:18
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Gary Edstrom
But... Windows does not recognize this file...

But...
Windows does not recognize this file type. (I mean after unzip) :? ;)[/quote]

The file is a standard ascii text file but without any suffix. Use Notepad or some any other text editor to...
Forum: Lounge 2003-07-15, 15:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By Gary Edstrom
Did you also work with Eric Roosendaal project?...

Did you also work with Eric Roosendaal project? :-)

Luigi[/quote]

No, I simply play around with new approaches to the problem, hoping that maybe I will stumble onto something useful. I realize...
Forum: Puzzles 2003-07-14, 20:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By Gary Edstrom
You don't need to sum any series, and the 3km...

You don't need to sum any series, and the 3km speed is irrelevant. The dog is runing twice as fast as the man. So in the time that the man walks the 4.5km to home, the do will travel twice that far...
Forum: Lounge 2003-07-14, 12:37
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By Gary Edstrom
In my case, it was because I enjoy problems that...

In my case, it was because I enjoy problems that are easy to state, but difficult to solve. The concept of prime numbers is so simple that even people with extremely limited math knowledge can...
Forum: Lounge 2003-07-11, 17:13
Replies: 39
Views: 3,438
Posted By Gary Edstrom
I just prooved it. The factor divides the...

I just prooved it. The factor divides the mersenne number!!
So sorry Dr. Elphinstone you didnot discover a prime!!!

greetz andi314[/quote]

Maybe Dr. Elphinstone will start spamming the...
Forum: Puzzles 2003-07-02, 18:24
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By Gary Edstrom
The problem is that pi is the limiting result of...

The problem is that pi is the limiting result of an infinite series. That is not very simple.

The simplest solution is 355/113

So the series really continues:
...
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