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 Forum: Soap Box 2022-05-25, 01:47 Replies: 917 Views: 86,268 Posted By retina Since crimes are defined by the laws, then it is... Since crimes are defined by the laws, then it is easy: Change the laws to make all shooting legal. And to really answer the question for all criminals of any type, then eliminate all laws. ...
 Forum: Soap Box 2022-05-22, 21:59 Replies: 34 Views: 658 Posted By retina I am tempted to go through it four times and... I am tempted to go through it four times and place myself at the extremes of each corner. But won't. Lazy. :razz: It's not difficult to see how to answer each question to produce any desired...
 Forum: Lounge 2022-05-22, 21:23 Replies: 45 Views: 7,997 Posted By retina Olympic Cyclist Vs. Toaster - Can He Power It https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4O5voOCqAQ S4O5voOCqAQ It needs 700w to operate. That is almost one horse power.
 Forum: Lounge 2022-05-22, 21:20 Replies: 45 Views: 7,997 Posted By retina Line Rider - Mountain King https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIz3klPET3o RIz3klPET3o
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-05-21, 01:26 Replies: 27 Views: 12,355 Posted By retina I showed my working to arrive at the real answer... I showed my working to arrive at the real answer of 0. :razz:
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-05-20, 14:42 Replies: 27 Views: 12,355 Posted By retina 2^∞ = 0 The infinite product of 2×2×2×2×2×2×2... = 0 If we set p = 2×2×2×2×2×2×2... we can see that 2×2×2×2×2×2×2... = 2×p Leading to p = 2×p Subtract p from both side; 0 = p Giving...
 Forum: Lounge 2022-05-20, 14:29 Replies: 1,691 Views: 193,995 Posted By retina Curiously NK is now reporting 6 deaths, and the... Curiously NK is now reporting 6 deaths, and the same single case. So 50 people have been brought back from the dead. I never knew NK had such an amazing ability. Maybe next week it will be zero...
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-05-20, 02:40 Replies: 27 Views: 12,355 Posted By retina Good job. Although that says that |A| = |B|.... Good job. Although that says that |A| = |B|. Which is what VBCurtis suggested up thread (https://mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=541493&postcount=10).
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-05-18, 13:36 Replies: 27 Views: 12,355 Posted By retina The truth about 1+2+3+...=-1_12 Nice vid. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuIIjLr6vUA Supersums, Zeta and Eta functions, are also included for some extra spice.
 Forum: Factoring 2022-05-17, 20:19 Replies: 22 Views: 694 Posted By retina None of the crypto stuff is good for anything,... None of the crypto stuff is good for anything, except for increasing the profit of power companies.None of the crypto stuff generates interesting numbers for anyone. But the more extra steps you make...
 Forum: Lounge 2022-05-17, 20:13 Replies: 1,691 Views: 193,995 Posted By retina Oh. A deep flaw in my logic there. I suppose... Oh. A deep flaw in my logic there. I suppose the single case could have also died, So 55 killed + the originator. So now I understand it. NK is doing contact tracing, and eliminating all the...
 Forum: Lounge 2022-05-17, 20:01 Replies: 1,691 Views: 193,995 Posted By retina USA is number 20 on the list for death rate. ... USA is number 20 on the list for death rate. Deaths ppm 01 213013 6385 Peru 02 37059 5373 Bulgaria 03 15781 4836 Bosnia and Herzegovina 04 46343 4810 Hungary 05 9291 4461 North Macedonia...
 Forum: Factoring 2022-05-17, 15:20 Replies: 22 Views: 694 Posted By retina Okay, I suppose that could be workable. Get... Okay, I suppose that could be workable. Get some bits from the previous block. Users generate new bits randomly. Mash them together with SHA or something. See if the result is a semi-prime of the...
 Forum: Factoring 2022-05-17, 14:14 Replies: 22 Views: 694 Posted By retina Who generates the numbers? If they are truly... Who generates the numbers? If they are truly created provably at random via some algorithm, then you couldn't ensure the "hardness" of the factoring effort. If they are created by "someone" (who?)...
 Forum: Lounge 2022-05-17, 14:08 Replies: 1,691 Views: 193,995 Posted By retina According to Wikipedia... According to Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:COVID-19_pandemic_data), North Korea has a single case of Covid reported. So yay for NK, right, doing so well. But, wait. they are...
 Forum: Soap Box 2022-05-17, 13:43 Replies: 917 Views: 86,268 Posted By retina Agree. So let's solve this shooting epidemic... Agree. So let's solve this shooting epidemic for good and make all magazine sizes zero.
 Forum: Soap Box 2022-05-16, 06:30 Replies: 917 Views: 86,268 Posted By retina Thanks Joe, that'll help immensely. :loco: ... Thanks Joe, that'll help immensely. :loco: Keep those prayers coming, they are certainly working. :rolleyes:
 Forum: chalsall 2022-05-11, 12:03 Replies: 24 Views: 915 Posted By retina Then it would seem people are willingly... Then it would seem people are willingly submitting themselves to the brainwashing. I'm reasonably certain that no one is required to watch such things. To everyone: Turn off the TV. Stop reading...
 Forum: chalsall 2022-05-11, 00:28 Replies: 24 Views: 915 Posted By retina There's your problem. There's your problem.
 Forum: chalsall 2022-05-09, 05:06 Replies: 24 Views: 915 Posted By retina I am reminded of the scene in Kill Bill 2 where... I am reminded of the scene in Kill Bill 2 where our heroine is buried. So even if you have buried it you still can't always call it dead.
 Forum: Lounge 2022-05-09, 03:51 Replies: 6 Views: 360 Posted By retina I all for faster processing, and I like the idea... I all for faster processing, and I like the idea of going back to basics and exploiting simplicity. So good job to the QOI dev. :tu: If it was for video I can see the smaller time factor being a...
 Forum: Science & Technology 2022-05-09, 02:44 Replies: 6 Views: 440 Posted By retina Sure, IF ... But that number is only a... Sure, IF ... But that number is only a number, nothing more. It doesn't tell us the future. You are reading too much into a single output.
 Forum: Science & Technology 2022-05-08, 23:19 Replies: 6 Views: 440 Posted By retina I think it simply boils down to a single... I think it simply boils down to a single statement: Information != knowledge Having more data means only that, more data. You can't conflate that with understanding or insight. Although you...
 Forum: PrimeNet 2022-05-05, 06:33 Replies: 123 Views: 31,412 Posted By retina No, I know. I meant no such accusation for a... No, I know. I meant no such accusation for a human. But the server can be told to reduce the haste.
 Forum: PrimeNet 2022-05-05, 06:04 Replies: 123 Views: 31,412 Posted By retina So how to make it less bad? After expiry,... So how to make it less bad? After expiry, one could compute the ETA (A) based upon the partial progress (or use the ETA reported by Prime95) and compare that to the ETA (B) for someone else to...
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