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Forum: Forum Feedback 2020-07-15, 02:18
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By retina
I think that more to the point, it isn't just the...

I think that more to the point, it isn't just the words, but the intent, target and tone. Individual words can mean anything or nothing without context to clarify.

For example this...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2020-07-14, 14:21
Replies: 10
Views: 142
Posted By retina
I think the software only looks back one week. ...

I think the software only looks back one week.

Visit once per week.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-13, 06:27
Replies: 1,901
Views: 133,127
Posted By retina
And as at the time of writing this our friend...

And as at the time of writing this our friend lolapus has taken back 7 TF assignments. But strangely it says assigned "2020-06-23".
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-13, 04:01
Replies: 22
Views: 429
Posted By retina
If your only goal is to avoid paying taxes then a...

If your only goal is to avoid paying taxes then a boat is a terrible plan. It will cost you more to service and maintain a good live-in boat than you would pay in tax.

Just move to a place that...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-07-12, 22:40
Replies: 2,761
Views: 152,926
Posted By retina
Yeah, we could have been able to make much better...

Yeah, we could have been able to make much better viruses than the wimpy SARS-CoV-2 thing we presently have. So I agree, we need more viruses, damnit. :mad:
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2020-07-10, 22:45
Replies: 26
Views: 589
Posted By retina
I have copied (some of) your text and placed into...

I have copied (some of) your text and placed into a box above. That is a quote of what you said. You didn't write my post, I wrote it, so I quoted you.
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2020-07-10, 14:07
Replies: 26
Views: 589
Posted By retina
Exercise for the O.P. If p = 1 mod 6, how...

Exercise for the O.P.

If p = 1 mod 6, how many cubic residues does it have? how many non-residues?
What about p = -1 mod 6? Did you bother at all to even try to answer your own question?
...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-08, 12:21
Replies: 306
Views: 12,627
Posted By retina
It is also a term used for the members of the...

It is also a term used for the members of the subculture.

https://www.dictionary.com/browse/mod
Strangely dictionary.com doesn't list the red coloured folks "mod" definition. :davar55:
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-08, 11:50
Replies: 306
Views: 12,627
Posted By retina
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mod_%28subculture%29

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mod_%28subculture%29
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-06, 04:54
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By retina
So it appears that the central servers were...

So it appears that the central servers were compromised by the police, and then they delivered a poisoned "security" update to the devices. It's not clear if "security" updates were mandatory or not,...
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-05, 22:44
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By retina
Sure, you could do all that. But at 130nm and...

Sure, you could do all that. But at 130nm and 10mm x 10mm you would be doing well to fit just one multiply unit on the chip.

And what RAM interface would you use? With no space for internal caches...
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-05, 10:53
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By retina
Loss leader. Get a few happy customers to...

Loss leader.

Get a few happy customers to say "works great" and start raking in the dosh from others.
Forum: Computer Games 2020-07-04, 22:39
Replies: 39
Views: 5,470
Posted By retina
Pingus, for Linux, is very similar.

Pingus, for Linux, is very similar.
Forum: Computer Games 2020-07-04, 08:19
Replies: 39
Views: 5,470
Posted By retina
For me: Lemmings

For me: Lemmings
Forum: News 2020-07-04, 03:21
Replies: 101
Views: 4,104
Posted By retina
My preference is for much less disk space, and...

My preference is for much less disk space, and more compute requirement.

Some of my crunching machine don't even have disks, they are just network booted into memory.

I think everybody has been...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-04, 02:15
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By retina
http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2^1024-1Wrench...

http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2^1024-1Wrenches won't help when the data has been wiped. But wenches might help, if you play it right.
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 23:35
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By retina
Which is not useful today unless you are using a...

Which is not useful today unless you are using a TI calculator to send your messages.

Wake me when they, or anyone, can factor 1024 bit numbers. :yawn:
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-03, 09:42
Replies: 53
Views: 2,103
Posted By retina
Yes.[/QUOTE]So 1.102635043×10¹⁵ HzDays equals...

Yes.[/QUOTE]So 1.102635043×10¹⁵ HzDays equals 95.2676677152 ExaCycles.

With the bid at $50 <= bid < $100, that makes it between:
952,676,677.152 GCycles/$ and 1,905,353,354.304 GCycles/$

Or,...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 09:07
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By retina
So the MITM device was installed on the phone....

So the MITM device was installed on the phone. Even easier for the police, just grab the plaintext.

So the question remains how was the malware installed? A compromised server delivering...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 05:26
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By retina
Self published "about" pages can make as many...

Self published "about" pages can make as many wonderful claims as they wish. But unless the code and protocols have been properly scrutinised and the implementation independently verified then such...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 04:53
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By retina
No. It clearly wasn't robust. If it was then it...

No. It clearly wasn't robust. If it was then it wouldn't matter how many MITM devices were in the connection.

My guess is the client simply trusted the destination. So for A talking to B, the MITM...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 04:15
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By retina
The service protocol was hacked by police with a...

The service protocol was hacked by police with a MITM device. Nothing new to see here. When discussing your criminal activities with people don't use insecure services that don't have E2E encryption,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-01, 13:00
Replies: 951
Views: 37,016
Posted By retina
I don't see any reason why there would be an...

I don't see any reason why there would be an arbitrary upper limit. You could have 7, or M7, simultaneously.
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-01, 06:09
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By retina
We have a forum for those. And now your...

We have a forum for those.

And now your thread is here.
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-01, 05:56
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By retina
Right. So you mean Aliquot...

Right. So you mean Aliquot (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aliquot_sum).
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