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Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-12, 13:04
Replies: 77
Views: 1,246
Posted By a1call
It seems that the ancient Romans had unusually...

It seems that the ancient Romans had unusually large feet. Particularly since ancients were likely much shorter than our contemporaries.



https://sparkfiles.net/foot-whats-special-12-inches

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Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-12, 11:04
Replies: 77
Views: 1,246
Posted By a1call
Because it would not be an efficient...

Because it would not be an efficient Successive-Approximation:


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methods_of_successive_approximation

I never did think that foot/inch radio made any sense.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-12, 02:19
Replies: 1,001
Views: 40,319
Posted By a1call
What is wrong with young people today? - A view...

What is wrong with young people today? - A view from the past.
https://proto-knowledge.blogspot.com/2010/11/what-is-wrong-with-young-people-today.html?m=1
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 23:11
Replies: 77
Views: 1,246
Posted By a1call
I was borne in a metric country (Persia). I...

I was borne in a metric country (Persia). I migrated to Canada which is metric by name but in practice everything is in Imperial units. To this day pipes in most of the world are fabricated in...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-09, 14:39
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By a1call
SEO's need not reply. ...

SEO's need not reply.
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-08, 21:01
Replies: 1,001
Views: 40,319
Posted By a1call
Well you are not the 1st person to have noticed...

Well you are not the 1st person to have noticed my dictation excellence.
You are correct in that it is age related but probably not for the correct mechanics,
I use Phone's google keybored (Swipe...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-08, 16:27
Replies: 1,001
Views: 40,319
Posted By a1call
I have pointed out before in this thread that...

I have pointed out before in this thread that these posts should be removed. They are highly irresponsible. I just heard on the news that 4 people have died and a few more gone blind for drinking...
Forum: PARI/GP 2020-08-06, 05:08
Replies: 272
Views: 12,063
Posted By a1call
Thanks for that Paul. It doesn't make sense but...

Thanks for that Paul.
It doesn't make sense but would have been very useful if they allowed it anyway.
I am trying to avoid having multiple files written for multiple instances.
The closest I...
Forum: PARI/GP 2020-08-06, 04:11
Replies: 272
Views: 12,063
Posted By a1call
Hey Pari experts,:smile: Is there a way to pass...

Hey Pari experts,:smile:
Is there a way to pass a small integer value to the Pari program in the command line.
Something similar to what can be done in a batch file:
...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-03, 12:54
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By a1call
Let's make another go at this: For every...

Let's make another go at this:

For every Even number m^a*2^n for integers m, a & n where m is odd, there exists two distinct odd integer m^n-/+m^a, sooooo there are twice as many odd numbers as...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-03, 09:56
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By a1call
I know you are kidding (countable infinities...

I know you are kidding (countable infinities having 1 to 1 relations and all) but I will bite.
For every Even number m.2^n for integers m & n where m is odd, there exists one distinct odd integer...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-03, 00:31
Replies: 46
Views: 2,310
Posted By a1call
This is a very old thread and the concept has...

This is a very old thread and the concept has evolved since the OP.
Your definition seems to relate to N-1 flavour with k=1.
The oeis sequence is the N+1 flavour. There are two primary...
Forum: Alberico Lepore 2020-08-02, 01:55
Replies: 22
Views: 1,691
Posted By a1call
I hope you were wearing a mustache when you wrote...

I hope you were wearing a mustache when you wrote that.:smile:
BTW Congrats.

https://youtu.be/hVTUUKCFzvU
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-02, 01:28
Replies: 46
Views: 2,310
Posted By a1call
Won't be anytime soon. I am only hoping it will...

Won't be anytime soon. I am only hoping it will be in my lifetime.:smile:

I have to retool my setup for the next iteration. I intend to try a better sieving method so it will be some time before...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-01, 21:23
Replies: 46
Views: 2,310
Posted By a1call
The 19th term was added to A306601...

The 19th term was added to A306601 (https://oeis.org/A306601):smile:

P242682 is verified to be Prime deterministically by adding the previous iterations to the helper file.



\\\\Pari-GP code...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-07-30, 01:48
Replies: 66
Views: 8,257
Posted By a1call
Very impressive. That gentleman is a...

Very impressive.
That gentleman is a master-(electronic, electromechanical, mechanical, CAD, Programming, welding, sheet-metal, mathematical, optics, image-recognition, robotics, ballistics)-expert...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-29, 14:25
Replies: 24
Views: 713
Posted By a1call
Tangent but relevant: ...

Tangent but relevant:



https://www.cntraveler.com/story/barbadoss-new-visa-lets-you-work-there-remotely-for-a-year/amp

Too bad I can't take the heat.
Forum: PARI/GP 2020-07-29, 12:06
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By a1call
As I was taught by Paul Underwood, To get log...

As I was taught by Paul Underwood,
To get log (x) in base n use
log(x)/log(n)
Pari-GP gives the natural log of the number otherwise known as ln(x) by the rest of the world.:smile:
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-27, 23:05
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By a1call
A block chain comes close to insect communal...

A block chain comes close to insect communal processing but it still needs a central server:



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

Similar behavior can be observed in schools of fish as...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-27, 21:34
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By a1call
Ants form bridges of their bodies so that their...

Ants form bridges of their bodies so that their youngsters can cross over obstacles including streams of water. Sometimes the elders are washed away in the process.

...
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-25, 20:53
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By a1call
A number of factors including wifi half duplex: ...

A number of factors including wifi half duplex:

https://www.quora.com/When-I-upload-something-will-my-download-speed-be-affected-by-this-and-be-slower
Forum: Forum Feedback 2020-07-25, 14:53
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By a1call
Not an answer to your question and likely not...

Not an answer to your question and likely not what you are looking for, but just yesterday I found out that:
Windows 10 >> Settings >> Colors >> Dark-Mode
Exists which will turn all Windows...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-07-25, 02:06
Replies: 55
Views: 2,089
Posted By a1call
Turn out there is much more to it than...

Turn out there is much more to it than pronouncing it as "sh":

https://resources.allsetlearning.com/chinese/pronunciation/The_%22j%22_%22q%22_and_%22x%22_sounds

Can you smile when you pronounce...
Forum: chalsall 2020-07-18, 22:09
Replies: 35
Views: 698
Posted By a1call
Having multiple virtual desktops each potentially...

Having multiple virtual desktops each potentially with remote or virtual machines with virtual desktops of their own can be quite confusing to work with. What I find useful is to have different...
Forum: chalsall 2020-07-17, 21:11
Replies: 35
Views: 698
Posted By a1call
Good to see there are couple of other regulars...

Good to see there are couple of other regulars here who are over 25. I was starting to think it's time to start working on my obituary.:smile:
I will wait couple of more years.
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