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Forum: Lounge 2020-07-04, 21:12
Replies: 946
Views: 35,450
Posted By ewmayer
@Ken: Ah, my bad - I misread your post. US death...

@Ken: Ah, my bad - I misread your post. US death rates not yet spiking like new-cases, but it makes sense that the former lags the latter by weeks or months.
Forum: News 2020-07-04, 19:44
Replies: 84
Views: 2,978
Posted By ewmayer
George, Mihai, is there a post detailing the...

George, Mihai, is there a post detailing the 'official' bytewise format of the proof files, and the precise points of the PRP test they represent? It seems future GIMPS-software developers are going...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-04, 19:25
Replies: 946
Views: 35,450
Posted By ewmayer
It's also useful - and jaw-dropping - to compare...

It's also useful - and jaw-dropping - to compare state-by-state within the US - NY got hit hardest early but has since dramatically curbed the spread, whereas various freedom-lovin' states, including...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-03, 01:01
Replies: 158
Views: 8,257
Posted By ewmayer
Triple shot of Wolf Richter: Never Before...

Triple shot of Wolf Richter:

Never Before Have I Seen So Much Fake Unemployment & Jobs Data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Labor Department Nails It...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-06-30, 20:59
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By ewmayer
Thanks for the clarification - but if not as...

Thanks for the clarification - but if not as advertised, return is at seller's expense. In the case of the current item, shipping from E Asia adds ~$14 to the per-item cost, so I have a feeling the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-30, 20:50
Replies: 158
Views: 8,257
Posted By ewmayer
That advice was given before it became clear that...

That advice was given before it became clear that the Powell Fed is far and away the most hyperactively activist Fed in the history of that institution. All the signs up to that point indicated...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-06-30, 20:22
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By ewmayer
No - the seller may have a no-returns policy, but...

No - the seller may have a no-returns policy, but that means "no returns of stuff that was more or less as described." DOA-ness and other-than-as-described is covered by the added clause at the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-29, 21:18
Replies: 158
Views: 8,257
Posted By ewmayer
All you need to know about today's miracle-rally...

All you need to know about today's miracle-rally - nope, no corporate-stock-pumping "vaccine hopes!" headlines, rather it's the above-mentioned Uncle Feddie deciding that markets need goosing with...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-28, 22:50
Replies: 170
Views: 10,595
Posted By ewmayer
This Russia-Afghanistan Story Is Western...

This Russia-Afghanistan Story Is Western Propaganda At Its Most Vile (https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2020/06/28/this-russia-afghanistan-story-is-western-propaganda-at-its-most-vile/) | Caitlin...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-28, 22:36
Replies: 163
Views: 7,561
Posted By ewmayer
@GalebG2: You neglected to note the "who loses"...

@GalebG2: You neglected to note the "who loses" part of your tax-loophole story, though it's pretty obviously the country whose taxes are being evaded by the dodger.

BTW, multinational...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-27, 19:52
Replies: 946
Views: 35,450
Posted By ewmayer
The Virus Study That Helped Us Understand...

The Virus Study That Helped Us Understand COVID-19 (https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/virome-manhattan-jeffery-shaman-columbia-covid-19-180975172/) | Science | Smithsonian Magazine
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-27, 19:50
Replies: 1,394
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Views: 87,758
Posted By ewmayer
Would it be rude to ask posters-of-links-to-obits...

Would it be rude to ask posters-of-links-to-obits to add a few words describing what the person was known for? I mean, an obit of a famous British rubgy player of the 1950s might be interesting to UK...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-06-26, 22:53
Replies: 241
Views: 24,619
Posted By ewmayer
And people who use extra workarounds - whether...

And people who use extra workarounds - whether legal or not - to guard their privacy face being flagged by the LE and NatSec data-hooverers for extra-special scrutiny, possibly even of the...
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-26, 19:49
Replies: 203
Views: 12,136
Posted By ewmayer
Thanks - Note that for cellphone computation, we...

Thanks - Note that for cellphone computation, we don't need an easily replaceable battery so much as a model which allows the phone to operate hooked up to a charger even if the battery is dead.
...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-06-25, 19:33
Replies: 2,360
Views: 128,774
Posted By ewmayer
Mihai, is that true? Are you using the Gnu MP...

Mihai, is that true? Are you using the Gnu MP gcd, and running that on the CPU?
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-25, 19:29
Replies: 203
Views: 12,136
Posted By ewmayer
In my particular phones, replacing the battery is...

In my particular phones, replacing the battery is well-nigh impossible -- merely replacing the touchscreen (https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Samsung+Galaxy+S7+Active+Screen+Replacement/108023) is gnarly...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-24, 22:27
Replies: 170
Views: 10,595
Posted By ewmayer
AFAICT all media outlets that may have at one...

AFAICT all media outlets that may have at one time qualified as "nationally recognized, authoritative" are now owned by an ever-shrinking list of mega-corporations, and have been thoroughly co-opted...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-06-24, 20:06
Replies: 452
Views: 33,411
Posted By ewmayer
Iceland Under Threat of Volcanic Eruption After...

Iceland Under Threat of Volcanic Eruption After Being Jolted by Thousands of Quakes...
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-24, 19:50
Replies: 203
Views: 12,136
Posted By ewmayer
If someone does find a reasonably popular - as...

If someone does find a reasonably popular - as in, lots available on the 2ndary market, including cheap 'for parts' ones with e.g. screen damage but still usable as a compute node - phone model...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-24, 19:41
Replies: 170
Views: 10,595
Posted By ewmayer
NYT Is Threatening My Safety By Revealing My Real...

NYT Is Threatening My Safety By Revealing My Real Name, So I Am Deleting The Blog...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-06-24, 01:05
Replies: 59
Views: 1,007
Posted By ewmayer
Somebody give me one good reason why this thread...

Somebody give me one good reason why this thread sould not be closed on "that's enough inanity and derisive-amusement for one thread" grounds. For everyone besides the OP, with whom it is clearly...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-23, 22:51
Replies: 946
Views: 35,450
Posted By ewmayer
South Korea reports 46 new COVID-19 cases as it...

South Korea reports 46 new COVID-19 cases as it tackles ‘second wave’ (https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/covid-19-south-korea-second-wave-45-new-cases-seoul-clusters-12861676) | Channel News...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-23, 21:17
Replies: 298
Views: 11,732
Posted By ewmayer
UH, where was the "we are living in a police...

UH, where was the "we are living in a police state!" hueing and crying when similar, except even more brutal, methods were deployed on Occupy Wall Street protests under the previous administration?...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-23, 20:40
Replies: 757
Views: 31,560
Posted By ewmayer
The EARN IT Bill Is the Government’s Plan to Scan...

The EARN IT Bill Is the Government’s Plan to Scan Every Message Online (https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/earn-it-bill-governments-not-so-secret-plan-scan-every-message-online) | Electronic...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-23, 20:34
Replies: 288
Views: 14,788
Posted By ewmayer
I think they misspelled the company's name, it...

I think they misspelled the company's name, it clearly should be "Dreck Inc.", not "Treck".
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