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Forum: Lounge 2020-07-09, 08:14
Replies: 85
Views: 5,055
Posted By Nick
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-08, 15:41
Replies: 26
Views: 2,505
Posted By Nick
Coronavirus: elite universities sue over US visa...

Coronavirus: elite universities sue over US visa ruling
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-53337392
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-08, 11:34
Replies: 1,418
RIP
Views: 88,450
Posted By Nick
You can still see it on display at Greenwich: ...

You can still see it on display at Greenwich:
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Forum: Hardware 2020-07-05, 10:20
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By Nick
So what is the commercial benefit for them?

So what is the commercial benefit for them?
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-04, 11:58
Replies: 949
Views: 36,074
Posted By Nick
Social distancing tip from Dutch National Ballet:...

Social distancing tip from Dutch National Ballet: wear a 3 metre diameter tutu!
https://www.operaballet.nl/en/campagne/safe-distance-ballet
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-07-02, 09:41
Replies: 45
Views: 2,321
Posted By Nick
Thanks for the link!

Thanks for the link!
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-01, 14:06
Replies: 1,577
Views: 75,237
Posted By Nick
It sounds like a positive change, even if it was...

It sounds like a positive change, even if it was a bit harrowing.
It might be an idea to keep a detailed record of that meeting as background for any future problems.
And take every chance you get...
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2020-06-30, 12:09
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Nick
Sander Dahmen at the Vrije Universiteit in...

Sander Dahmen at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam has a place for a postdoc in Number Theory.
(The deadline to apply is 28 July 2020.)
http://www.few.vu.nl/~sdn249/vacancy.html
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2020-06-30, 12:07
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Nick
Jobs

This thread is for employment opportunities in Number Theory and related areas.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-06-30, 10:41
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By Nick
From the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen...

From the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen
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Forum: Computer Games 2020-06-29, 15:59
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By Nick
I hope your password is not Joshua...

I hope your password is not Joshua (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WarGames) :wink:
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-28, 22:04
Replies: 180
Views: 10,828
Posted By Nick
No, just a bit odd so far. Russia says there...

No, just a bit odd so far.

Russia says there has been no leak from their plants
BBC article: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-53214259
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-06-28, 13:14
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By Nick
A good article on ancient number systems (may...

A good article on ancient number systems (may require university library subscription):

Hollings, C. (2009). An Analysis of Nonpositional Numeral Systems. The Mathematical Intelligencer, 31(2),...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-28, 07:27
Replies: 180
Views: 10,828
Posted By Nick
They are certainly human-made. The Dutch...

They are certainly human-made.
The Dutch authorities currently think it may come from a damaged fuel rod at a nucelar power plant.
They say the data so far suggest somewhere in or around the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-28, 07:05
Replies: 1,418
RIP
Views: 88,450
Posted By Nick
"Who are you, Master?" he asked. "Eh, what?"...

"Who are you, Master?" he asked.
"Eh, what?" said Tom sitting up, and his eyes glinting in the gloom.
"Don't you know my name yet? That;s the only answer."

(In the House of Tom Bombadil)
Forum: Soap Box 2020-06-27, 20:59
Replies: 180
Views: 10,828
Posted By Nick
Various northern European countries are reporting...

Various northern European countries are reporting slightly increased levels of caesium 134 & 137, cobalt 60 and ruthenium 103 in the air.
(The reports I have seen so far are only in local languages,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-26, 08:47
Replies: 3,897
Views: 231,696
Posted By Nick
Whenever possible, we buy things locally, but...

Whenever possible, we buy things locally, but occasionally we have to use international online retailers.
After placing an order with one of the biggest recently, we received a charming E-mail:
...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-06-26, 08:06
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By Nick
Dick Grune of the computer science department at...

Dick Grune of the computer science department at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam
has written many articles and books on everything from compiler design to Korean.
His web page is here:...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-06-26, 08:03
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By Nick
Golden links

This thread is intended for good links not related to one specific language.
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-26, 07:38
Replies: 203
Views: 12,260
Posted By Nick
Have you seen this list of Android smartphones...

Have you seen this list of Android smartphones with replacebale battery already?
https://thedroidguy.com/best-android-smartphones-with-removable-battery-1062773
Forum: Computer Science & Computational Number Theory 2020-06-23, 09:50
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By Nick
Algorithmic Number Theory Symposium

This year's ANTS is hosted by the University of Auckland but will take place online.
You can still register if you are quick!
https://www.math.auckland.ac.nz/~sgal018/ANTS/
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-06-23, 09:31
Replies: 47
Views: 2,960
Posted By Nick
Yes, some good points there. The position a...

Yes, some good points there.
The position a mere 130 years ago is summarized here:

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/28994/28994-h/28994-h.htm
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-06-22, 22:12
Replies: 47
Views: 2,960
Posted By Nick
Veni, Vidi, Concucurri. :wink:

Veni, Vidi, Concucurri. :wink:
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-06-22, 21:43
Replies: 47
Views: 2,960
Posted By Nick
Up until a few centuries ago, Latin was the...

Up until a few centuries ago, Latin was the international scholarly language.
But I doubt that the pronunciation used throughout the centuries was the same as in ancient Rome.
We have the Roman...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-22, 08:59
Replies: 959
Views: 46,458
Posted By Nick
Anyone interested in that should come and hear...

Anyone interested in that should come and hear our historical organs in the Netherlands
once the borders are open again, for a variety of temperaments!

It's a pity he doesn't touch on how...
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