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Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-14, 17:17
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Posted By rogue
If might be simpler than that. Both Barack Obama...

If might be simpler than that. Both Barack Obama and Kamala Harris are black. Maybe the thinking is that they are not eligible because they are not white.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-14, 15:57
Replies: 1,236
Views: 47,974
Posted By rogue
Trump continues to feed Qanon.

Trump continues to feed Qanon.
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-08-14, 02:10
Replies: 2,799
Views: 155,799
Posted By rogue
Unless it is under water.

Unless it is under water.
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-08-13, 13:02
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Views: 155,799
Posted By rogue
When World War II Started, the U.S. Government...

When World War II Started, the U.S. Government Fought Against Victory Gardens (https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/history-of-victory-gardens)

We May Have 'Recycled' a Key Region of Our Brains...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-13, 11:59
Replies: 1,236
Views: 47,974
Posted By rogue
It isn't clear to me if Trump's goal is to kill...

It isn't clear to me if Trump's goal is to kill Social Security and Medicare or if it is to help bankrupt the US so that it doesn't have to fulfill its debt obligations. The latter seems more likely...
Forum: Software 2020-08-12, 17:44
Replies: 44
Views: 1,989
Posted By rogue
The advantage of the fpu_push() is that you only...

The advantage of the fpu_push() is that you only need to compute 1/p only once. Then you multiply by 1/p. This would save calls to ucvtf d2/ARGp. It really comes down to how many concurrent...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-08-11, 17:56
Replies: 1,667
Views: 104,923
Posted By rogue
Here are a bunch of primes for R66. The k...

Here are a bunch of primes for R66. The k between 94245817 and 99461099 still need to be tested to n=25000. All k outside of that range have been tested to n=25000. I hope to complete finish it...
Forum: XYYXF Project 2020-08-10, 12:57
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By rogue
I have double-checked up to x=13000. All is...

I have double-checked up to x=13000. All is good.

Sieving for x > 15000 is going much slower than anticipated. With the updates to xyyxsieve, I probably undersieved x <= 15000 by a fair amount. ...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-07, 17:03
Replies: 31
Views: 649
Posted By rogue
About 22 years ago I was asked to develop...

About 22 years ago I was asked to develop software (based upon someone else's design) to read historical data from tape per requests that an end user could submit thru the software. The estimated...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-08-07, 02:38
Replies: 233
Views: 26,426
Posted By rogue
That's the exact thing I'm trying to avoid. I...

That's the exact thing I'm trying to avoid. I just turned 75 on Monday and can't see too well and don't move around too much. A straight forward one time load of files without having to bust them...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-08-06, 21:22
Replies: 233
Views: 26,426
Posted By rogue
I have loaded about 2 million tests. It takes...

I have loaded about 2 million tests. It takes about 40 minutes.

If possible I suggest that you break it up into smaller files (maybe 500,000 each), each with a different set of k. This will...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-08-06, 16:23
Replies: 233
Views: 26,426
Posted By rogue
The duplicate check is done in the server. How...

The duplicate check is done in the server. How large a file are you trying to load?
Forum: XYYXF Project 2020-08-06, 15:16
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By rogue
I've decided to take the doublecheck to x=30000. ...

I've decided to take the doublecheck to x=30000. This will cover y<x for all of t those x. This could be about 6 months of work, but I don't know for certain yet because I need to do a lot of...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-05, 15:57
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By rogue
Wisconsin used to be a fairly progressive state. ...

Wisconsin used to be a fairly progressive state. Unfortunately gerrymandering by the Republicans has made the state more regressive than progressive due to the exceptional amount of power they hold...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-08-04, 12:09
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By rogue
Are you thinking that srsieve2 could output a...

Are you thinking that srsieve2 could output a message like "xxx terms for sequence k*b^n+c are not divisible by d and have been removed"?
Forum: Software 2020-08-03, 23:23
Replies: 44
Views: 1,989
Posted By rogue
I have to believe that the Apple ARM chips they...

I have to believe that the Apple ARM chips they intend to use on the new MacBooks will support SVE, but I haven't found anything to explicitly state that. It is possible that they might only reserve...
Forum: Software 2020-08-03, 14:59
Replies: 44
Views: 1,989
Posted By rogue
Cool. I suggest that you start with fpu_mulmod...

Cool. I suggest that you start with fpu_mulmod function. That will likely be the easiest one to port. Most of the others can be built on top of that in one way or another. next up would by the 4x...
Forum: Software 2020-08-03, 14:03
Replies: 44
Views: 1,989
Posted By rogue
Routines in c should be easy to write as most asm...

Routines in c should be easy to write as most asm are variants of powmod or mulmod. Those are fairly each to code in c, but much harder to optimize.

It is my desire to buy an ARM based MacBook in...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-03, 13:58
Replies: 1,458
RIP
Views: 92,377
Posted By rogue
William English...

William English (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/31/technology/william-english-who-helped-build-the-computer-mouse-dies-at-91.html), who helped develop the computer mouse.
Forum: Software 2020-08-02, 18:44
Replies: 44
Views: 1,989
Posted By rogue
Sorry about that. Too many things swimming my...

Sorry about that. Too many things swimming my brain.
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-08-02, 15:35
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By rogue
Question. If k*b^n+c is not evenly divisible by...

Question. If k*b^n+c is not evenly divisible by d, should those terms removed prior to sieving?
Forum: Linux 2020-07-29, 14:01
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By rogue
Is it possible that you have a bad CPU? This...

Is it possible that you have a bad CPU? This happened to my wife's computer a couple of months ago. The computer worked without issues for two years then all of a sudden I could not boot into...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-07-28, 15:22
Replies: 2,799
Views: 155,799
Posted By rogue
Hand to Mouth...

Hand to Mouth (https://aeon.co/essays/if-language-began-in-the-hands-why-did-it-ever-leave)

How Play Energizes Your Kid’s Brain...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-26, 20:16
Replies: 1,458
RIP
Views: 92,377
Posted By rogue
John Saxon...

John Saxon (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0768334/), best known (to me) for his role as Roper on Enter the Dragon (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070034/).
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-25, 21:29
Replies: 1,595
Views: 76,817
Posted By rogue
We have learned the hard way that one cannot put...

We have learned the hard way that one cannot put latex paint on a deck that has previously been stained. My wife didn't like the red stain used on our deck, so after asking a contractor friend, he...
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