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Forum: Hardware 2021-10-20, 21:01
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By a1call
Just be patient. Tesla knew what he was talking...

Just be patient. Tesla knew what he was talking about. It's only a matter of time before the computers on the internet will collaborate as a single Mega-Core computer. :smile:


...
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-18, 13:32
Replies: 24
Views: 514
Posted By a1call
And to think that Gauss had to reach the ripe old...

And to think that Gauss had to reach the ripe old age of 19 before he could even prove that 17-gon was constructible. :no:



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

:no:
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-18, 08:46
Replies: 24
Views: 514
Posted By a1call
Nah, I misunderstood the 1st statement. I...

Nah, I misunderstood the 1st statement. I interpreted distinct as distinct in general and not per polygon. :smile:
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-18, 08:01
Replies: 24
Views: 514
Posted By a1call
Similarly for 3*17=51 gon 1/3-3/17= 8/51 of a...

Similarly for 3*17=51 gon
1/3-3/17= 8/51 of a circle. Then you can bisect 3 times to get 1/51 of a circle.
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-18, 06:52
Replies: 24
Views: 514
Posted By a1call
Thank you very much Matt I stand corrected. So as...

Thank you very much Matt I stand corrected. So as long as the Fermat primes have a power of less than 2 then the polygon is constructible.
I did not know that.

Ok, I think I can see how a 15-gon...
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-18, 06:30
Replies: 24
Views: 514
Posted By a1call
The 2 statements from Wikipedia are contradictory...

The 2 statements from Wikipedia are contradictory IMHO. The 2nd statement does not seem to be correct.

I too would like to have an expert weigh in. But I can tell you that a 9-gon is not...
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-18, 05:28
Replies: 24
Views: 514
Posted By a1call
Hi Matt, I don’t think that is quite correct....

Hi Matt,
I don’t think that is quite correct. From your link:

So 9-gon is not constructible what are is:
3*2^n
5*2^n
…..
Forum: Software 2021-10-18, 01:03
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By a1call
The rest of your post is above my head. But you...

The rest of your post is above my head. But you can definitely programmatically/on-Schedule Pause/Snapshot and then restart a Virtual-Machine (that's running srsieve) after the host has rebooted....
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-17, 21:49
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By a1call
Hey greenskull. What would you reply if I asked...

Hey greenskull. What would you reply if I asked you, if you were a bot?
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-17, 21:39
Replies: 199
Views: 4,796
Posted By a1call
The site below has deactivated Right-Click, so I...

The site below has deactivated Right-Click, so I cannot copy and paste a quote:

Bickering bots debate existential dilemmas...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 22:10
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By a1call
Hidden agendas and peoples button-pushing...

Hidden agendas and peoples button-pushing notwithstanding, from a theological point of view the issue of the evil in creation has been debated for eons, resulting in continuous flip flop in...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-16, 20:57
Replies: 34
Views: 1,465
Posted By a1call
:goodposting: I should try that with my...

:goodposting:

I should try that with my computer. It used to reach an equilibrium of 58° C. Now it seems to have moved up to about 61° C.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 19:11
Replies: 33
Views: 470
Posted By a1call
Haven't found 17 yet, but some more insults....

Haven't found 17 yet, but some more insults. Accordingly the thumb-up is offensive in Iran, Afghanistan and Greece, which makes you wonder how Greece got in that list.

...
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-16, 18:53
Replies: 24
Views: 514
Posted By a1call
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Gustav_Hermes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Gustav_Hermes
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 17:44
Replies: 33
Views: 470
Posted By a1call
In Azerbaijan it is usually accompanied by saying...

In Azerbaijan it is usually accompanied by saying “Stones at your head” which is a common insult.
ETA: BTW, in Azerbaijan just north of Iran, a Thumbs-up is a Thumbs-up.
ETA II: In Germany 31...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 16:17
Replies: 33
Views: 470
Posted By a1call
1 == 4 in Iran, while it’s a thumb up in the rest...

1 == 4 in Iran, while it’s a thumb up in the rest of the world.

ETA: And it’s a let him live or kill him in Ancient-Rome.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 03:59
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By a1call
Well, perhaps someday you will progress/advance...

Well, perhaps someday you will progress/advance to a point where you can see that there is goodness (which is the opposite of evil) in everything. I will have to admit that I have not. If you keep...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 21:56
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By a1call
https://sufiebooks.wordpress.com/2012/11/28/praise...

https://sufiebooks.wordpress.com/2012/11/28/praise-for-a-dogs-gleaming-white-teeth/
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 21:02
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By a1call
Evil is lack/void of goodness. As such it would...

Evil is lack/void of goodness. As such it would be interesting to see any such thing exists as absolute evil/goodness.
For mice cats are evil. For cats mice are sustenance.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 20:37
Replies: 1,493
Views: 155,249
Posted By a1call
Thanks for the research. I had no idea. FTR, the...

Thanks for the research. I had no idea. FTR, the video that I posted has no content related to Covid denial. Not considering any possible hidden agendas, it seems like a set of interviews in support...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 05:23
Replies: 1,493
Views: 155,249
Posted By a1call
A Must-See investigative-Report from Sky-News...

A Must-See investigative-Report from Sky-News Australia:

https://youtu.be/oh2Sj_QpZOA

And some circumstantial recent news:


...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 03:52
Replies: 26
Views: 1,455
Posted By a1call
https://www.cnn.com/style/article/banksy-sothebys-...

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/banksy-sothebys-shredded-painting-sale-results/index.html


https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/banksy-video-girl-with-balloon/index.html
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-15, 02:33
Replies: 34
Views: 1,465
Posted By a1call
I believe it would. Take it to the source and let...

I believe it would. Take it to the source and let them deal with it. :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 02:15
Replies: 52
Views: 748
Posted By a1call
I have been told on more than one occasion that I...

I have been told on more than one occasion that I would make a great Motivational-Speaker. :smile:
My last post was a bit too grim for a general audience, so I will add:

Some say there is no end...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 00:37
Replies: 52
Views: 748
Posted By a1call
I concur, it's a losing battle. ETA, The...

I concur, it's a losing battle.

ETA, The only good thing about life is that there is absolutely nothing you can do to change the outcome, hence there is no point in worrying about it. :smile:
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