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Forum: Lounge 2022-05-20, 19:33
Replies: 1,175
Views: 115,709
Posted By chalsall
Boeing is used to "cost plus" contracts for its...

Boeing is used to "cost plus" contracts for its rocketry work.

Politicians love these because the contractor makes sure to spread the work across all the various states so everyone can point to...
Forum: Lounge 2022-05-20, 01:29
Replies: 1,175
Views: 115,709
Posted By chalsall
Yup... I watched it live. Boeing *needs*...

Yup... I watched it live.

Boeing *needs* this to work. Let us hope they figured out their software issues.

Separately... Musk is working a bit deeper......
Forum: Factoring 2022-05-18, 23:25
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By chalsall
For those who are serious, this is what is known...

For those who are serious, this is what is known as the Scientific Method.

A bit like a game of Rugby, where you try to disable your opponent on the field, and then you laugh about it while you...
Forum: Lounge 2022-05-18, 19:48
Replies: 907
Views: 112,185
Posted By chalsall
Carbon positive?

When the marketing people don't understand the nomenclature...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-05-18, 00:45
Replies: 905
Views: 85,538
Posted By chalsall
True story... A fellow guest at a dinner party...

True story... A fellow guest at a dinner party was showing off how cool he was by "carrying".

He removed the magazine and handed me the handgun.

"Dude... You have a live round in the...
Forum: Factoring 2022-05-18, 00:31
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By chalsall
Like most ponzi scams... I think Warren...

Like most ponzi scams...

I think Warren Buffet summed it up best... There is no actual production resulting from all of the CC.

It's all just expending a huge amount of energy to create an...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-05-17, 00:36
Replies: 905
Views: 85,538
Posted By chalsall
When I feel a lot of pain, I sometimes take...

When I feel a lot of pain, I sometimes take comfort by listening to artists who seem to resonate with my thinking.

Knopfler has always been reliable. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMRJT2ebvAk)
Forum: Soap Box 2022-05-16, 23:31
Replies: 905
Views: 85,538
Posted By chalsall
I hope this is taken the way it is intended... ...

I hope this is taken the way it is intended...

Please get your House (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2022_Buffalo_shooting) in order.
Forum: mersenne.ca 2022-05-16, 21:07
Replies: 915
Sticky: mersenne.ca
Views: 119,829
Posted By chalsall
Huge :tu: James! There's nothing quite like...

Huge :tu: James!

There's nothing quite like the empirical... :smile:
Forum: chalsall 2022-05-10, 19:45
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By chalsall
I do. Correct. And, the post was...

I do.



Correct. And, the post was meant to be serious. To generate some serious debate. Which, clearly, it has. Not that it's actually going to make much difference on the grand scale.

I...
Forum: chalsall 2022-05-10, 01:23
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By chalsall
Thank you for that. Sincerely. I am always...

Thank you for that. Sincerely.

I am always told to "speak truth to power". But it seems like every time I do those in power freak out.
Forum: chalsall 2022-05-09, 01:53
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By chalsall
So, for the record, I sometimes go a little bit...

So, for the record, I sometimes go a little bit too far.

But... I would really appreciate knowing which supermod moved my above to this sub-thread.
Forum: chalsall 2022-05-09, 00:38
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By chalsall
Unhappy The "Untied States of America".

It's a bit like watching a train wreck in slow motion.
Forum: Science & Technology 2022-05-08, 23:27
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By chalsall
+1

+1
Forum: Lounge 2022-05-08, 21:36
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By chalsall
Happy Mother's Day

Who here called their Mother thanking them?

Edit... Sorry... Some mothers are long passed. So a call is not an option.

But, perhaps, saying something nice would be cathartic for the spawn.
Forum: chalsall 2022-05-07, 22:32
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By chalsall
Thanks for bringing this to my attention. ...

Thanks for bringing this to my attention. Interesting.

Hopefully this version of Hotel California (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVsbvFkhzY4) won't be deleted any time soon. The point I was...
Forum: chalsall 2022-05-07, 22:14
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By chalsall
Now Oracle is threatening to sue me...

So... As some of you will remember, I ran an experiment with Oracle cloud.

It didn't go terribly well. Their systems are rather good, but their customer-facing side of things is somewhat...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-05-06, 22:29
Replies: 137
Views: 11,254
Posted By chalsall
This is (clearly) a very sensitive subject...

This is (clearly) a very sensitive subject domain. A whole lotta fundamentals come into the calculus.

In the very subjective example I gave, my long-term girlfriend and I had agreed we didn't...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-05-04, 00:04
Replies: 137
Views: 11,254
Posted By chalsall
@Uncwilly et al. I understand your...

@Uncwilly et al.

I understand your discomfort.
Forum: Information & Answers 2022-05-03, 23:37
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By chalsall
Ken. If I may please... We are all very...

Ken. If I may please...

We are all very smart. Do we really have to prove it in every message?
Forum: Soap Box 2022-05-03, 21:54
Replies: 137
Views: 11,254
Posted By chalsall
I once had sex and the condom broke. I was...

I once had sex and the condom broke.

I was there beside her when the abortion happened.
Forum: Puzzles 2022-05-03, 01:26
Replies: 21
Views: 1,107
Posted By chalsall
To share something fellow geeks might enjoy... ...

To share something fellow geeks might enjoy... The Worst Programming Language Ever - Mark Rendle - NDC Oslo 2021 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcFBwt1nu2U)
Forum: Information & Answers 2022-05-02, 00:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By chalsall
I found this article rather interesting. And,...

I found this article rather interesting. And, relevant to this conversation. https://spectrum.ieee.org/chip-x-ray
Forum: Information & Answers 2022-04-30, 23:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By chalsall
Are you familiar with the concept of binning...

Are you familiar with the concept of binning (https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/glossary-binning-definition,5892.html)?
Forum: GPU to 72 2022-04-30, 23:40
Replies: 5,285
Views: 421,935
Posted By chalsall
Yup. As modeled, the pixel bump happened for...

Yup. As modeled, the pixel bump happened for that graph over the last couple of days.

And, I thank you sincerely for pointing out that incredibly expensive query involved with that graph. I...
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