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Forum: Factoring 2020-09-29, 07:44
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By retina
:mad:

:mad:
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-28, 15:20
Replies: 12
Views: 223
Posted By retina
If there is some sort of human habitable...

If there is some sort of human habitable structure there then the inhabitants must very hardy. That is rugged terrain more than 5km above sea level. And a lack of access infrastructure (no road or...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-09-28, 07:39
Replies: 262
Views: 29,936
Posted By retina
Russia vs ESNI

And now it is Russia's turn:
https://www.zdnet.com/article/russia-wants-to-ban-the-use-of-secure-protocols-such-as-tls-1-3-doh-dot-esni/
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-27, 14:15
Replies: 69
Views: 4,579
Posted By retina
Something isn't right. At the moment of...

Something isn't right.

At the moment of birth the dog's age is undefined. A moment later the dog's age is approximately -∞. After 100 years the dog's age is ~104. :no:
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-27, 13:53
Replies: 330
Views: 18,290
Posted By retina
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/202...

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/09/how-a-hacker-turned-a-250-coffee-maker-into-ransom-machine/ s/smart/stupid/
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-27, 10:47
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By retina
It might not even be a faulty chip. You can try...

It might not even be a faulty chip. You can try reseating the components in their sockets.
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-27, 08:52
Replies: 1,008
Views: 43,786
Posted By retina
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqwpQarrDwk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqwpQarrDwk

Apparently we can use Phobos as a gateway to the entire solar system. And not have to worry about it losing momentum, since it is heavy enough to handle...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-09-26, 06:38
Replies: 26
Views: 669
Posted By retina
Won't we need this to verify primes?

Won't we need this to verify primes?
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-25, 14:52
Replies: 921
Views: 48,061
Posted By retina
I can think of worse. The mafia poked your...

I can think of worse.

The mafia poked your eyes out to teach you a lesson?
You watched the sun directly for an extended period?
You witnessed the flash of a nuclear explosion?

Technically the...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-25, 09:39
Replies: 330
Views: 18,290
Posted By retina
Yes, that would solve the problem of entry into...

Yes, that would solve the problem of entry into the interior, but it wouldn't solve the problem of not being able to drive. The car has to be in contact with the Tesla server before it will go...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-25, 07:27
Replies: 744
Views: 53,137
Posted By retina
https://www.thedrive.com/news/36651/theres-a-jeep-...

https://www.thedrive.com/news/36651/theres-a-jeep-wrangler-dangling-off-a-cliff-in-california-after-some-fool-drove-up-a-bike-trail
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-24, 07:39
Replies: 36
Views: 1,802
Posted By retina
~ su Password: EvilLair retina #Mint...

~ su
Password:
EvilLair retina #Mint (Ubuntu) su works.~ sudo su
[sudo] password for retina:
EvilLair retina #sudo su also works.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-24, 06:21
Replies: 330
Views: 18,290
Posted By retina
This is what happens when things are unnecessarily complex with too many moving parts

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-23/tesla-suffers-network-outage-disabling-car-owners-mobile-app So why can't people unlock and drive?Why does some remote company website have to be in...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-22, 05:45
Replies: 699
Views: 33,307
Posted By retina
12-year-old boy suspended for 5 days, deputies...

12-year-old boy suspended for 5 days, deputies visit house after toy gun seen during online class...
Forum: Software 2020-09-21, 02:20
Replies: 356
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 18,480
Posted By retina
I have no problem doing cert verification work....

I have no problem doing cert verification work. But I am unhappy that it interrupts current work in progress.

Can there be, or is there, a setting to only start cert verifications when a previous...
Forum: Software 2020-09-20, 03:41
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By retina
This has nothing to do with MS support or...

This has nothing to do with MS support or updates, or lack thereof, for the older OSes. It is the build settings (or the build system) for P95 that won't produce exe files to run on WinXP.
Forum: Software 2020-09-18, 07:29
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By retina
Yes, PRP tests are good because of the more...

Yes, PRP tests are good because of the more robust error checking. But let's be clear here, it can't correct errors, it only detects errors (with high probability) and redoes computations from a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-15, 09:41
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By retina
Given that the number you posted is divisible by...

Given that the number you posted is divisible by 2 then that means you are correct, it isn't part of any prime sequence. :tu:

Can I now also guess an even number and claim that it doesn't belog...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 03:30
Replies: 1,095
Views: 47,551
Posted By retina
So you are saying that as long as someone has had...

So you are saying that as long as someone has had a cold at some point in the past then they will be fine coping with COVID-19, it will just be an annoyance for them? And those 927k dead people were...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 00:06
Replies: 1,095
Views: 47,551
Posted By retina
Our biological systems respond to stresses and...

Our biological systems respond to stresses and injuries by directing resources into strengthening the affected areas; to save energy and use available resources wisely. So yes, continually exposing...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-14, 14:10
Replies: 1,008
Views: 43,786
Posted By retina
The article mentions solar and atomic as...

The article mentions solar and atomic as potential energy sources. When the thing is heavier move it left, and when it is lighter move it right. So even if energy is transferred from a battery then...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-14, 13:34
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By retina
You fell for the clickbait.:razz:Still not final.

You fell for the clickbait.:razz:Still not final.
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-14, 13:10
Replies: 1,008
Views: 43,786
Posted By retina
It would also suggest that a capacitor will be...

It would also suggest that a capacitor will be heavier when charged than without charge, since the energy stored is supposedly higher. Same for an inductor and the magnetic field. And I guess also...
Forum: Factoring 2020-09-10, 13:56
Replies: 23
Views: 942
Posted By retina
Running this code is a fantastic way to waste...

Running this code is a fantastic way to waste power/time/money/energy. :tu:

Random TF for this number is pointless. And trying to "optimise" a scripting language is equally pointless.

You need...
Forum: Alberico Lepore 2020-09-10, 09:48
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By retina
That is your equation, you invented it. So you...

That is your equation, you invented it. So you should be the one to understand it. I have no idea what you are trying to do, it all looks like nonsense to me.

It's up to you to show us how you...
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