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Forum: Factoring 2010-01-11, 21:04
Replies: 91
Views: 4,536
Posted By xkey
One 'simple' option for you to try is to d/l VS...

One 'simple' option for you to try is to d/l VS 2010 Beta 2, install it and run it through with various optimization levels.
The issue may not exist in the newer C++ compiler version in VS 2010.
...
Forum: Lounge 2009-12-23, 02:40
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By xkey
Yeah if this storm system slows down and dumps a...

Yeah if this storm system slows down and dumps a lot of ice I'll be calling you to come get me and my daughter from I-294/I-57 at the crack of dawn on Christmas Day :)

I won't be logging on to...
Forum: Hardware 2009-11-18, 03:50
Replies: 53
Views: 2,584
Posted By xkey
Pretty much correct - only places I've used FPGAs...

Pretty much correct - only places I've used FPGAs is more so for prototyping ASIC design or some other prototyping. The economics and learning curve(s) just aren't conducive to widespread adoption....
Forum: Homework Help 2009-11-12, 03:33
Replies: 67
Views: 4,961
Posted By xkey
Blah, cannot find where I read some newer related...

Blah, cannot find where I read some newer related material this year which is what brought this to mind.

Did find a very interesting read...
Forum: Homework Help 2009-11-12, 00:30
Replies: 67
Views: 4,961
Posted By xkey
Err I will disagree; your questions are not...

Err I will disagree; your questions are not nonsensical.
Physic laws are not necessarily as 'absolute' as mathematical laws(theorems) based on invariant axioms of systems.

I forget if it was...
Forum: Puzzles 2009-11-07, 23:11
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Posted By xkey
Sort of off topic here - but have you looked at...

Sort of off topic here - but have you looked at the current Al Zimmerman Programming Contest? It's more or less the Postage Stamp Problem rephrased and called the "Son of Darts" contest.

Several...
Forum: Information & Answers 2009-11-03, 04:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,575
Posted By xkey
Is it asking too much for a mod to put a stop to...

Is it asking too much for a mod to put a stop to the asinine replies.
It would be nice to see a bit more professionalism, decorum, common courtesy/civility ... not to mention CONSTRUCTIVITY. A tart...
Forum: Information & Answers 2009-07-19, 23:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By xkey
think n = 0

think n = 0
Forum: Soap Box 2009-06-30, 05:29
Replies: 114
Views: 3,445
Posted By xkey
Meh I'll poke my head out of genetic algorithms...

Meh I'll poke my head out of genetic algorithms long enough to question your "logic" as you seem to subjectively question others logic.

You seem to be supporting your position with a 'slew' of...
Forum: Soap Box 2009-06-28, 06:06
Replies: 114
Views: 3,445
Posted By xkey
Sure if the US did that then another country...

Sure if the US did that then another country would step in to make a tidy profit. Coal, criminals and idiots are some of the most abundant resources the US has.

China has a few trump cards it can...
Forum: Soap Box 2009-06-28, 03:43
Replies: 114
Views: 3,445
Posted By xkey
One can find fault with most non-mathematical...

One can find fault with most non-mathematical arguments; subjective interpretation of protocols and objects in the real world occurs constantly. Nor did i make a blanket statement that one can never...
Forum: Soap Box 2009-06-28, 00:23
Replies: 114
Views: 3,445
Posted By xkey
Cap & Trade is a fiasco for energy consumers...

Cap & Trade is a fiasco for energy consumers within the US. Theoretically it would work if EVERY energy consuming nation in the world played by similar rules; since that isn't and won't be the case...
Forum: Hardware 2009-06-25, 16:12
Replies: 44
Views: 2,178
Posted By xkey
The core i7s see an "appreciable" performance...

The core i7s see an "appreciable" performance boost on multi-threaded apps.

It is difficult to quantify in general but let's just toss out a 'sane range' of 20-50% performance boost for an i7...
Forum: Hardware 2009-06-24, 17:05
Replies: 44
Views: 2,178
Posted By xkey
Hmm break this down into 2 parts:: 1)...

Hmm break this down into 2 parts::

1) Components - intel core i7/nehalem (the 920 is nice so are some of the more expensive parts which should drop again in price this fall)
6 gigs of ddr3 dram...
Forum: Lounge 2009-06-23, 21:01
Replies: 15
Views: 1,739
Posted By xkey
I remember Rosen's fights with the 'Brahms gang"....

I remember Rosen's fights with the 'Brahms gang". I remember Spaf (& COAST) and alerts. I even remember a certain someone affiliated with Mitre posting semi-frequently to sci.math.(You can lead a...
Forum: Soap Box 2009-06-16, 03:58
Replies: 61
Views: 3,190
Posted By xkey
79 was more of a "right wing" religious push ...

79 was more of a "right wing" religious push
The present turmoil of 2009 is a rather broad spectrum - mostly left/liberal with some centrists and even a few religious figureheads from the right...
Forum: Hardware 2009-06-09, 23:04
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By xkey
Nice recommendation, except I'd recommend a 300W...

Nice recommendation, except I'd recommend a 300W PSU or at least an 85% (or higher) efficiency rated 430W PSU instead of a stock 430W PSU - even if you pay a bit more than the '$13' above you'll save...
Forum: Software 2009-06-08, 19:33
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By xkey
I will have some spare time the 2nd half of this...

I will have some spare time the 2nd half of this year - a lot of late nights :)

Please send me some links to the current code repository and any papers you think will be relevant. I'm not sure...
Forum: Lounge 2009-05-27, 22:16
Replies: 38
Views: 3,393
Posted By xkey
Me and my 3 yr old mini me Thomas & Lil...

Me and my 3 yr old mini me

Thomas & Lil Sassy Cassie
Forum: Soap Box 2009-05-23, 15:12
Replies: 140
Views: 3,999
Posted By xkey
American politics has become 'The Art of War'. ...

American politics has become 'The Art of War'.

Divide & conquer is the normal result in a 2 party system it seems;
scorching everyone in some manner in the end.

A true 3 or greater party...
Forum: Information & Answers 2009-04-28, 13:50
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By xkey
A minor issue I've encountered is with a V4...

A minor issue I've encountered is with a V4 exponent assignment (42869389) still listed in my assignments even though it's been completed and credited in V5 [my bad for h/w & gimps version 25 bumps...
Forum: Hardware 2009-04-08, 14:09
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By xkey
How about $400 US for this ramdisk -...

How about $400 US for this ramdisk - http://www.acard.com.tw/english/fb01-product.jsp?idno_no=270&prod_no=ANS-9010&type1_title=%20Solid%20State%20Drive&type1_idno=13 and then the expense of 8x 8gb...
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