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Forum: Science & Technology 2018-10-05, 08:38
Replies: 12
Views: 3,087
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
I tried to sign up, but they don't like...

I tried to sign up, but they don't like Australians apparently.
Forum: GPU Computing 2018-05-04, 13:36
Replies: 28
Views: 2,733
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
Most of the replies to the article ended up...

Most of the replies to the article ended up discussing issues with floating points and when you decide to do the rounding. (Which is what I expected would happen based on what the article title was)....
Forum: Hardware 2018-04-29, 11:25
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
Well that's a lot less exciting. :P

Well that's a lot less exciting. :P
Forum: Hardware 2018-04-29, 07:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
How long did the initial bootstrap compile take?...

How long did the initial bootstrap compile take? Although I'm a big fan of only compiling bits I need, my concern is that it will be a large amount of effort for very little gain from using a 64bit...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2018-04-11, 12:12
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
There's some good stuff coming out of Australia...

There's some good stuff coming out of Australia now too from what I've heard, but I don't think the mod in question will be receiving any from the one with the lack of polar bears.
Forum: Soap Box 2018-04-07, 05:51
Replies: 84
Views: 3,801
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
Different languages having different standards...

Different languages having different standards for using genders can cause problems.
https://retractionwatch.com/2017/07/24/following-uproar-surgery-journal-retracts-paper-male-pronouns/
Forum: Forum Feedback 2018-04-07, 03:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
Punishment for bad financial management. Gotcha :D

Punishment for bad financial management. Gotcha :D
Forum: Forum Feedback 2018-04-06, 07:03
Replies: 20
Views: 1,703
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
Caviar is a delicacy right? I'm a big fan of...

Caviar is a delicacy right? I'm a big fan of caviar.
Which one of you lot will give the most eggs if I squeeze you?
Forum: Forum Feedback 2018-04-06, 07:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
But when are the the new supermodels appointed?...

But when are the the new supermodels appointed? And does it depend on the size of their factors?
Forum: Mlucas 2018-04-03, 10:27
Replies: 13
Views: 3,145
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
My guess is that it'll only be a low-end laptop...

My guess is that it'll only be a low-end laptop similar to a chromebook or ultraportable initially (if at all).
Target those that really don't need anything more than basic office applications,...
Forum: GPU Computing 2018-04-01, 09:41
Replies: 32
Views: 3,184
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
Is it be more useful to disprove by finding a...

Is it be more useful to disprove by finding a factor (using for example ECM), or to prove using LL calculations? Should we instead be trying to get someone to come up with a coin that requires large...
Forum: Information & Answers 2018-03-11, 12:08
Replies: 14
Views: 3,570
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
We can last a few days without weather prediction...

We can last a few days without weather prediction surely.
Forum: Hardware 2018-02-28, 10:55
Replies: 44
Views: 5,671
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
I'm quite a fan of the level of napkinness of...

I'm quite a fan of the level of napkinness of these calculations https://what-if.xkcd.com/4/
Forum: mersenne.ca 2018-02-15, 12:29
Replies: 479
Sticky: mersenne.ca
Views: 28,924
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
Working here too. I'm assuming it got fixed.

Working here too. I'm assuming it got fixed.
Forum: News 2018-02-02, 07:52
Replies: 505
Views: 70,273
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
This was in the NY Times "daily mini" crossword...

This was in the NY Times "daily mini" crossword on Wednesday.
Forum: PrimeNet 2018-01-25, 07:29
Replies: 2,013
Views: 149,014
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
I know it's slightly off topic, but how come the...

I know it's slightly off topic, but how come the matching factors aren't shown on the results pages (i.e. 89 for M11 and178481for M23)?
Forum: News 2018-01-06, 00:07
Replies: 505
Views: 70,273
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
On Gizmodo now...

On Gizmodo now https://gizmodo.com/fedex-employee-discovers-largest-known-prime-number-con-1821803170
Forum: News 2018-01-04, 23:23
Replies: 505
Views: 70,273
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
The digit '2' also appears to be under...

The digit '2' also appears to be under represented.
Digit Counts
0|2,325,846
1|2,324,106
2|2,323,306
3|2,325,845
4|2,326,305
5|2,325,065
6|2,324,655
7|2,324,051
Forum: News 2018-01-04, 05:20
Replies: 505
Views: 70,273
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
That would be an awkward press release. So...

That would be an awkward press release.
So GIMPS discovered a prime. We don't know who the discovered was though. Just some random computer in <insert country>.
Forum: News 2017-12-30, 10:54
Replies: 505
Views: 70,273
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUzbmIKVAHo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUzbmIKVAHo



Now they can make a sequel.
Forum: Lounge 2017-12-30, 10:53
Replies: 65
Views: 6,498
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
petrw1 looks to have the closest date. All...

petrw1 looks to have the closest date. All guesses are too high based on the other thread though.
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-10-28, 07:07
Replies: 5
Views: 1,473
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
Yep. I found that out after being thoroughly...

Yep. I found that out after being thoroughly confused the first time I saw my stats with it enabled.
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-10-27, 11:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,473
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
I'll enable that flag in mfaktc if I'm working at...

I'll enable that flag in mfaktc if I'm working at higher bit levels for instance. I don't want to spend a long time working through and entire 80+ bit level if there is a factor discovered close to...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2017-09-08, 08:14
Replies: 39
Views: 3,161
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
Don't try and trick me. You're neither...

Don't try and trick me. You're neither lumberjacks, nor stonecutters :P
Forum: Forum Feedback 2017-09-07, 08:34
Replies: 39
Views: 3,161
Posted By 0PolarBearsHere
Having been a mod on a very large forum, for the...

Having been a mod on a very large forum, for the most part mod only sections really are pointless for non-mods.

Some things you might see:
Discussing whether a user has multiple accounts...
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