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Forum: Linux 2020-06-06, 09:46
Replies: 27
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyager_Golden_Recor...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyager_Golden_Record

But the available storage is tiny. And the write times are very long.
Forum: Linux 2020-06-05, 12:45
Replies: 27
Views: 455
Posted By retina
Stone tablets. If it was good enough for my...

Stone tablets.

If it was good enough for my greatn-grandfather then it should be good enough for me.
Forum: Linux 2020-06-05, 12:40
Replies: 27
Views: 455
Posted By retina
:razz:

:razz:
Forum: Linux 2020-06-05, 08:39
Replies: 27
Views: 455
Posted By retina
Those folks need to ask their provider what they...

Those folks need to ask their provider what they use. More likely would be the advantages of physical separation, rather than different media. I would imagine most places that have large data...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-06-05, 08:16
Replies: 2,747
Views: 148,044
Posted By retina
Things like the pyramids and underground nuclear...

Things like the pyramids and underground nuclear bunkers etc. will leave traces of their existence IMO. Concentrations of metals, like rods of iron encased in concrete for example, will be heavily...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-05, 06:58
Replies: 3,883
Views: 228,391
Posted By retina
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJURlsuui4I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJURlsuui4I
Forum: Linux 2020-06-04, 14:32
Replies: 27
Views: 455
Posted By retina
Okay, thanks.I'm good for this type of problem....

Okay, thanks.I'm good for this type of problem. Thanks for showing concern for my operations.This is tricky. I just go for regular replacement during the rotation. New media is added and old media is...
Forum: Linux 2020-06-04, 12:06
Replies: 27
Views: 455
Posted By retina
:tu: Yes! Offline, unplugged, rotated. You...

:tu: Yes!

Offline, unplugged, rotated. You just never know when a lightning strike will create a power surge and fry everything. No amount of resilient software programming would save you there.
Forum: Math 2020-06-04, 11:52
Replies: 74
Views: 3,647
Posted By retina
Zero is the only other value here that satisfies...

Zero is the only other value here that satisfies the condition:A=3
h=5
N=127
e=8
print("Correct value {}".format(A**e % N))
for M in range(0,N):
B=M**e % N
if (A**h * M) ** e % N == (M**h *...
Forum: Linux 2020-06-04, 11:20
Replies: 27
Views: 455
Posted By retina
Ransomware is just an example. It could be an OS...

Ransomware is just an example. It could be an OS hiccup in the FS driver, or ordinary malware deleting things, or even just a simple user error typing "rm -rf /NAS/$SomeOldJunk" and discovering too...
Forum: Linux 2020-06-04, 09:40
Replies: 27
Views: 455
Posted By retina
RAID isn't a backup solution anyway, so unraid...

RAID isn't a backup solution anyway, so unraid won't help here.

I also don't view NAS as a backup solution in most cases either. Backups have to be separate, and multiplexed. If the latest...
Forum: Data 2020-06-02, 22:41
Replies: 240
Views: 19,745
Posted By retina
Or another option is to not waste effort by...

Or another option is to not waste effort by self-DCing, and instead work on new exponents, or DCing someone else's results. And let someone else check on your results.
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-06-02, 12:36
Replies: 223
Views: 22,823
Posted By retina
You are now being tracked by FB. Welcome to the...

You are now being tracked by FB. Welcome to the machine.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-02, 07:17
Replies: 284
Views: 13,925
Posted By retina
Well of course. You didn't expect something different did you? Did you?

https://www.engadget.com/wink-monthly-subscription-234146666.html It's not your stuff. You only bought and paid for it. Stop trying to use it for free when the seller wants to make more money. It's...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-06-02, 03:01
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By retina
Make it a zip file. Then the zip file gets the...

Make it a zip file. Then the zip file gets the alternate stream identifying the Internet origin.

So now the user can extract the exe locally and run it without any warnings.

BTW: I love that MS...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-06-01, 22:37
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By retina
Delete the alternate stream before you run the...

Delete the alternate stream before you run the exe. Then you won't see warnings. It is the alternate stream that causes Windows to show warnings.
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-06-01, 22:17
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By retina
If you downloaded the exe using a browser then...

If you downloaded the exe using a browser then the file will have an alternate stream that marks its source as external. Just delete the alternate stream.
Forum: Math 2020-05-31, 08:17
Replies: 74
Views: 3,647
Posted By retina
OMG I'm popular? :tu:If you know a factor...

OMG I'm popular?

:tu:If you know a factor that no one has then ...

People are weird (yes they are) and sooner of later someone will try it. For some brief fame or something.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-31, 07:24
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By retina
700MFLOPS? Are you sure?

700MFLOPS? Are you sure?
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-05-31, 03:16
Replies: 30
Views: 1,396
Posted By retina
Only if you assume the test was run perfectly...

Only if you assume the test was run perfectly without any coding bugs or subtle system problems. And that the poster is upstanding and forthright without any agenda towards deception.
Forum: Math 2020-05-28, 07:22
Replies: 74
Views: 3,647
Posted By retina
I don't have a library suggestion. But since it...

I don't have a library suggestion. But since it is the hash function as chosen by the gods at NIST I have just assumed it would be widely available. Sorry if that isn't so. There are certainly a...
Forum: Math 2020-05-28, 04:07
Replies: 74
Views: 3,647
Posted By retina
I would be more comfortable with a more commonly...

I would be more comfortable with a more commonly used hash. Like SHA3. That would make it more accessible. All hashes are fast anyway so saying that blake2 is fast isn't really an advantage IMO.
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-26, 13:23
Replies: 902
Views: 30,978
Posted By retina
The usage of the word "designed" is misleading. ...

The usage of the word "designed" is misleading.

There are millions (?) of mutations occurring in viruses all the time. Many of those mutations either have no effect or render it inert. But...
Forum: CADO-NFS 2020-05-26, 08:15
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By retina
Pity it wasn't 4004BCE...

Pity it wasn't 4004BCE (https://www.wired.com/2010/10/1022creation-4004bc-ussher/)
Forum: Soap Box 2020-05-25, 12:25
Replies: 284
Views: 13,925
Posted By retina
If you don't want to be on the list just tell us. It's easy as 1, 2, phi, e, pi, rho, tau.

Doordash and Pizza Arbitrage (https://themargins.substack.com/p/doordash-and-pizza-arbitrage)

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