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Forum: mersenne.ca 2020-10-04, 12:59
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Posted By lycorn
It is, indeed. :bow:

It is, indeed.
:bow:
Forum: mersenne.ca 2020-10-04, 10:45
Replies: 478
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Posted By lycorn
No data as of 04/10/2020 11:45 GMT.

No data as of 04/10/2020 11:45 GMT.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-09-24, 21:58
Replies: 2,013
Views: 148,945
Posted By lycorn
Correct. I had also noticed that. No action yet,...

Correct. I had also noticed that. No action yet, tho.
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-09-10, 20:41
Replies: 221
Views: 14,369
Posted By lycorn
Same here. For the last three weeks or so, I have...

Same here. For the last three weeks or so, I have been given mostly T4s (alas, for very short times...) but never V100. I only use free Colab accounts.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-09-08, 18:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By lycorn
Strange... I am running 5 Colab CPU instances,...

Strange...
I am running 5 Colab CPU instances, so I get many "repeated" Cpus under my.account. I routinely merge Cpus, frequently 5 or more for each of the 5 Colab instances, and never had a single...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-09-02, 19:04
Replies: 1,705
Views: 143,954
Posted By lycorn
So it actually looks like only one curve was run....

So it actually looks like only one curve was run.
It´s an amazing strike of luck to find a factor this size on curve #1...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-09-01, 21:52
Replies: 1,705
Views: 143,954
Posted By lycorn
True. I wonder why that effort was not reported...

True. I wonder why that effort was not reported to Primenet and only one curve is mentioned.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 23:34
Replies: 48
Views: 2,344
Posted By lycorn
The diameter is 8,000 miles, not the radius.

The diameter is 8,000 miles, not the radius.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 23:20
Replies: 48
Views: 2,344
Posted By lycorn
https://www.theonion.com/evangelical-scientists-re...

https://www.theonion.com/evangelical-scientists-refute-gravity-with-new-intellig-1819567984 ("")

:bangheadonwall:
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 22:57
Replies: 48
Views: 2,344
Posted By lycorn
So, at the end of the day both Newton and...

So, at the end of the day both Newton and Einstein were wrong. Oh well, live and learn :lol:
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 22:50
Replies: 48
Views: 2,344
Posted By lycorn
By the way, I did the calculations using very...

By the way, I did the calculations using very basic geometry results and came to ~ the same value as ewmayer. In my case, 18,32mi, which, according to the OP´s request, was rounded to 18.3

I don´t...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 22:26
Replies: 48
Views: 2,344
Posted By lycorn
LOL... The folks from FES would need to start...

LOL... The folks from FES would need to start their answer by explaining how the ship could disappear at all.:smile:
Forum: Data 2020-08-16, 22:18
Replies: 3,331
Views: 215,815
Posted By lycorn
They´ve been around for many years (by "many" I...

They´ve been around for many years (by "many" I mean at least ten, if I remember well). The name suggests a french business.
Forum: Math 2020-08-08, 22:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By lycorn
If you run 4700 ECM curves with B1=3e6, the...

If you run 4700 ECM curves with B1=3e6, the chance of missing a 40-digit factor is ~ 1/e (if there is one...) . Same holds for the various Size/B1 value / number of curves combinations in the table.
Forum: Math 2020-08-08, 20:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By lycorn
I think you are confusing digits and bits. The TF...

I think you are confusing digits and bits. The TF was performed to 65 bits, and the probability you quoted is for finding a 65 digits factor using B1 = 3e6.
Forum: Data 2020-08-08, 14:08
Replies: 211
Views: 15,738
Posted By lycorn
Fair enough. Thanks for your prompt replies.

Fair enough. Thanks for your prompt replies.
Forum: Data 2020-08-08, 00:31
Replies: 211
Views: 15,738
Posted By lycorn
I reckon we have another potential case of TF...

I reckon we have another potential case of TF cheating / defective hardware.
User Dirk (#21 in top TF list) has 727,087 GHzD credited for 228 trials and 0 factors found. This amounts to an average...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-24, 07:43
Replies: 1,048
Views: 61,612
Posted By lycorn
Meh... she has only one Brest.

Meh... she has only one Brest.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-18, 21:27
Replies: 1,033
Views: 53,036
Posted By lycorn
@chalsall: you're in Google Gods' good graces,...

@chalsall: you're in Google Gods' good graces, man!
No such luck here.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-18, 15:42
Replies: 1,033
Views: 53,036
Posted By lycorn
Yes, that should be the reason. Get it while you...

Yes, that should be the reason. Get it while you can... :smile:
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-17, 15:07
Replies: 1,033
Views: 53,036
Posted By lycorn
Ok, so it´s definitely not "my" problem... I am...

Ok, so it´s definitely not "my" problem...
I am also a free Colab user. Have 5 different google accounts, and the issues I´m having are very similar to yours. The main difference is the availabilty...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-17, 12:21
Replies: 1,033
Views: 53,036
Posted By lycorn
Is it just my impression or Colab is tighthning...

Is it just my impression or Colab is tighthning the assignment rules for GPUs?
It´s getting more and more difficult to get a GPU for a decent (say, more than 2-3 hours, sometimes much less, very...
Forum: Data 2020-06-25, 21:35
Replies: 3,331
Views: 215,815
Posted By lycorn
Seconded.:smile:

Seconded.:smile:
Forum: Data 2020-06-05, 12:22
Replies: 183
Views: 23,874
Posted By lycorn
Also, taking the figures in This post...

Also, taking the figures in This post (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=481690&postcount=36) as a reference, and noting that at the time of typing my current post the number of...
Forum: Homework Help 2020-05-25, 10:44
Replies: 36
Views: 95,833
Posted By lycorn
And?...

And?...
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