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Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-04, 17:47
Replies: 983
Views: 41,800
Posted By chalsall
So long as you use "%cd" it should be persistent...

So long as you use "%cd" it should be persistent (within the context of the Python script). Using only "cd", on the other hand, does effectively nothing.

There's no downside in using chdir()...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-02, 22:12
Replies: 983
Views: 41,800
Posted By chalsall
My ***very*** early prototyping with Colab (only...

My ***very*** early prototyping with Colab (only last year did we discovered this resource!) suggests they will (or, at least, should).

My recollection is copying files from Google Drive to the...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-02, 22:06
Replies: 983
Views: 41,800
Posted By chalsall
Yeah; sorry. Error between keyboard and chair......

Yeah; sorry. Error between keyboard and chair...

Stupidly busy at the moment. I check in on GPU72 several times a day to make sure things are sane, so if you see something strange please wait...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-01, 14:08
Replies: 1,577
Views: 75,147
Posted By chalsall
Been there; done that... Not fun. Although...

Been there; done that... Not fun.

Although many people are afraid of them, I would recommend getting your own legal counsel. It's fine having lawyers beside you (your neighbor(s)) in such a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-06-30, 20:44
Replies: 23
Views: 821
Posted By chalsall
If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around...

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-30, 18:35
Replies: 158
Views: 8,258
Posted By chalsall
LOL... But, to share, I've known many females...

LOL... But, to share, I've known many females who had hair on their chests... It's a function of age (and, by inference, experience), not necessarily just sex...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-30, 18:23
Replies: 158
Views: 8,258
Posted By chalsall
Interestingly, those who invest in stocks have a...

Interestingly, those who invest in stocks have a maximum loss of what they invested.

Those who short, on the other hand, have a potential for infinite loss (ignoring stop orders, of course).
...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-30, 18:18
Replies: 348
Views: 18,453
Posted By chalsall
Humans! Don't get me started about humans! ...

Humans! Don't get me started about humans! (Paraphrasing Marvin the Martian. :wink:)
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-06-30, 16:03
Replies: 983
Views: 41,800
Posted By chalsall
LOL... This really is a bit like fishing and is...

LOL... This really is a bit like fishing and is a function of the type of work being done. (As opposed to phishing, which is an entirely different space...)
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-06-29, 17:19
Replies: 983
Views: 41,800
Posted By chalsall
When you get a K80 (the slowest GPU provided by...

When you get a K80 (the slowest GPU provided by Colab) choose "Factory Reset", and then reattach. Within a few attempts, you should get a P4, a P100, or a coveted T4.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-06-27, 21:40
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By chalsall
My sample size is small, but I've not had...

My sample size is small, but I've not had terribly long life from Zotac cards.
Forum: News 2020-06-23, 21:59
Replies: 85
Views: 2,993
Posted By chalsall
:goodposting: :tu: Always listen to guys...

:goodposting: :tu:

Always listen to guys who've been there; done that. :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-18, 19:50
Replies: 39
Views: 828
Posted By chalsall
Namespace fully exhausted?

Namespace fully exhausted?
Forum: News 2020-06-18, 16:31
Replies: 85
Views: 2,993
Posted By chalsall
Information theory 101.

Information theory 101.
Forum: News 2020-06-18, 15:35
Replies: 85
Views: 2,993
Posted By chalsall
The files will most likely be effectivly pure...

The files will most likely be effectivly pure noise. No compression possible.
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-17, 20:28
Replies: 39
Views: 828
Posted By chalsall
Domain collisions!!!

Domain collisions!!!
Forum: News 2020-06-17, 17:55
Replies: 85
Views: 2,993
Posted By chalsall
When assessing the viability of AWS be sure to...

When assessing the viability of AWS be sure to include the bandwidth in the costing -- it can be surprisingly high.
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-06-17, 00:16
Replies: 151
Views: 6,636
Posted By chalsall
Hmmm... The only thing I can think of is a...

Hmmm... The only thing I can think of is a networking issue. There were no unusual requests for Chuck just now. As in, every request seen by the GPU72 server was satisfied.
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-16, 22:41
Replies: 39
Views: 828
Posted By chalsall
Succinct...

Succinct...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-16, 16:53
Replies: 39
Views: 828
Posted By chalsall
You wish (hope?)!

You wish (hope?)!
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-06-15, 22:41
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By chalsall
Thanks for this suggestion, and for the counsel...

Thanks for this suggestion, and for the counsel given by dleclair via PM.



Yeah, it's frustrating how expensive a bit of math can be. Again, I understand the reasoning, but come on! How much...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-15, 22:36
Replies: 49
Poll: GIMPS shirts
Views: 2,452
Posted By chalsall
Sounds like maybe we need another poll? :wink:

Sounds like maybe we need another poll? :wink:
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-15, 20:30
Replies: 49
Poll: GIMPS shirts
Views: 2,452
Posted By chalsall
Nice work on the new logo, BTW. :tu: And to...

Nice work on the new logo, BTW. :tu:

And to the Server Gods over on Mersenne.org, would you please choose a background already??? :wink: My vote is for the alpha-channel version.
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-15, 20:16
Replies: 39
Views: 828
Posted By chalsall
I'd argue against.

I'd argue against.
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-15, 19:24
Replies: 39
Views: 828
Posted By chalsall
Not necessarily... (Does punctuation count?)

Not necessarily... (Does punctuation count?)
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