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Forum: Data 2021-04-21, 14:31
Replies: 382
Views: 60,059
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. Thanks George! I don't have many...

Indeed. Thanks George!

I don't have many human cycles at the moment, but I do have a few CPU cycles to burn... Could anyone give me an example of a P+1 worktodo line that would be appropriate...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-20, 23:18
Replies: 1,356
Views: 113,205
Posted By chalsall
Sure. Longer if cryogenics is brought to bear...

Sure. Longer if cryogenics is brought to bear...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-20, 21:24
Replies: 1,356
Views: 113,205
Posted By chalsall
For this particular data point, no. Evolution...

For this particular data point, no. Evolution isn't aided. But in the aggregate, it is (read: some "non-believers" *will* be removed from the pool).

Keep in your model that most males can...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-20, 19:30
Replies: 1,356
Views: 113,205
Posted By chalsall
Evolution in action.

Evolution in action.
Forum: Factoring 2021-04-20, 18:32
Replies: 27
Views: 716
Posted By chalsall
Careful! It can become a bit addictive... I'm...

Careful! It can become a bit addictive... I'm currently doing TF and P-1'ing in 23 or so different consoles spread across dozens of real and VMs controlled by about a half dozen GUI environments in...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-19, 16:48
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By chalsall
Sigh... :sad: I read this article...

Sigh... :sad:

I read this article (https://www.tomshardware.com/news/environmentalists-shake-finger-at-finger-lakes-bitcoin-mining) last night, and I just had to shake my head...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-18, 15:49
Replies: 53
Views: 11,094
Posted By chalsall
If I had one, I would have used it! The...

If I had one, I would have used it! The power-washer ended up being the best available tool on hand. Also, rather than just throwing it up in the air to fall somewhere else, it turned the ash into...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-15, 00:08
Replies: 53
Views: 11,094
Posted By chalsall
Photos of ash...

So, someone asked to see what all this ash looks like...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-14, 23:05
Replies: 53
Views: 11,094
Posted By chalsall
Yup... :sad: I've now burnt out a shop-vac,...

Yup... :sad:

I've now burnt out a shop-vac, destroyed a hair-drier (drop it on my toe while blowing dust; the impeller exploded), and just finished a day of hauling water up to the roof to feed a...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-12, 23:20
Replies: 53
Views: 11,094
Posted By chalsall
Yeah... Happen to have a good supply of N95...

Yeah... Happen to have a good supply of N95 masks in inventory... :smile:

The biggest issue at the moment is no "mains" water. Have backup reserves, of course, but hauling water up two flights...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-04-12, 22:01
Replies: 5,159
Views: 317,940
Posted By chalsall
And bug reports which are more detailed than "it...

And bug reports which are more detailed than "it doesn't work" are greatly appreciated. Seriously. :smile:



I am equally grateful for this community. There's some very cool talent around...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-12, 21:01
Replies: 79
Views: 3,265
Posted By chalsall
I thought you said earlier that your mommy and...

I thought you said earlier that your mommy and daddy bought you your kit.



They became internationally known. For a very brief period of time. ~15 minutes of fame...

It is worth noting...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-04-12, 20:53
Replies: 5,159
Views: 317,940
Posted By chalsall
Probably because of some "tech debt". GPU72...

Probably because of some "tech debt".

GPU72 was supposed to be temporary. I never imagined we'd be into the >100M range when the code was started. There are many stupid artificial "where"...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-12, 20:11
Replies: 53
Views: 11,094
Posted By chalsall
Yeah. Bloody annoying... Our house has flat...

Yeah. Bloody annoying...

Our house has flat roofs and many inaccessible ledges. Spent a good part of yesterday sweeping, shop-vacuuming, and power-washing the very fine dust. Only to have to do...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-10, 19:04
Replies: 53
Views: 11,094
Posted By chalsall
Nope. I immigrated in 2001. But friends of...

Nope. I immigrated in 2001.

But friends of mine were. It was, reportedly, amazingly bad!
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-10, 14:55
Replies: 53
Views: 11,094
Posted By chalsall
Yeah. We're 190 km to the east of Saint Vincent,...

Yeah. We're 190 km to the east of Saint Vincent, and it is so dark it is as if it is dusk.

The cats are freaking out! So are some of the humans...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-04-10, 14:52
Replies: 5,159
Views: 317,940
Posted By chalsall
You would have to ask him... But, yeah... I've...

You would have to ask him... But, yeah... I've been watching with a slack jaw as he brings an incredible amount of compute forward!

Thanks, Oliver!!! :tu:
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-08, 21:32
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By chalsall
Thanks, George!!! :tu: Although this means...

Thanks, George!!! :tu:

Although this means the LL'ers are going to lose the occasional P-1 run done before most Cat 3 and 4 assignments are abandoned. No biggie; the P-1s are usually Stage 1...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-08, 18:45
Replies: 190
Views: 9,502
Posted By chalsall
Three hours in a very chaotic queue (Bajans don't...

Three hours in a very chaotic queue (Bajans don't do Time and Motion studies well), but I'm now "jabbed"! :tu:
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-07, 20:40
Replies: 46
Views: 1,161
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. How this works is the debit card...

Indeed. How this works is the debit card provider is either speculating or simply batching the small transactions into larger ones if they actually want to sell BC.

But wasn't the whole point of...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-07, 20:38
Replies: 190
Views: 9,502
Posted By chalsall
Finally...

I'm scheduled for tomorrow morning. Happy! :chalsall:
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-07, 20:14
Replies: 46
Views: 1,161
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. By its very definition, it cannot scale.

Indeed. By its very definition, it cannot scale.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-07, 15:38
Replies: 1,142
Views: 98,431
Posted By chalsall
Yeah, I've noticed that as well across all...

Yeah, I've noticed that as well across all (most?) of my Instances. My empirical is that the Instance will continue to run within its nominal temporal allotment (sometimes hours) while the popup is...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-06, 23:37
Replies: 79
Views: 3,265
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. IMO, someone can't actually be this...

Indeed. IMO, someone can't actually be this stupid.

I'm modeling a high likelihood this is attention-seeking trolling. Much like an infant asking "Why?" repeatedly...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-06, 20:07
Replies: 1,142
Views: 98,431
Posted By chalsall
I found that if you wait for your Instance to...

I found that if you wait for your Instance to terminate (again! :wink:) and then click "Reload" it will appear. Clearly it's within the Colab WUI AJAX framework itself.
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