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Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-02-25, 19:45
Replies: 86
Views: 7,167
Posted By masser
That's awesome! Here's hoping that the bitcoin...

That's awesome! Here's hoping that the bitcoin bubble will continue to be profitable for you! Just be careful.
Forum: Computer Games 2021-02-25, 04:25
Replies: 47
Views: 14,323
Posted By masser
Bubble Bobble was is so great!

Bubble Bobble was is so great!
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-24, 03:28
Replies: 14
Views: 202
Posted By masser
U.S. Electile Dementia paralytica 2024

The speculation has already begun, so let's start this thread.

Plus, I can no longer comment on the 2020 thread since it has been closed (with little discussion of said closure). I'm sure there...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-20, 02:24
Replies: 4,252
Views: 301,176
Posted By masser
Here are two hypotheses (both could be partially...

Here are two hypotheses (both could be partially to blame, but I lean toward #1):

1. The peak of union power in the US happened in the early 70s. It was all downhill from there. Consider the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 20:16
Replies: 1,318
Views: 95,519
Posted By masser
You said: "This scenario is just as likely:"...

You said:

"This scenario is just as likely:"

and I'm saying: "No it's not."
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 18:43
Replies: 1,318
Views: 95,519
Posted By masser
There's your mistake.

There's your mistake.
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 18:12
Replies: 1,072
Views: 68,309
Posted By masser
stay! stay! stay! stay! stay! one more cup...

stay! stay! stay! stay! stay!

one more cup of coffee: chug! chug! chug!

(I'd probably call it a night too; good reports will be available (or not :sad:) upon waking)
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2021-02-15, 21:51
Replies: 905
Views: 93,506
Posted By masser
:karma:

:karma:
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2021-02-14, 22:25
Replies: 1,797
Views: 185,674
Posted By masser
M14021941 has a factor: 658712964914137545610873...

M14021941 has a factor: 658712964914137545610873 (P-1, B1=550000, B2=50000000, e=12, n=800K CUDAPm1 v0.22)

Not a very big one, but ...

Brent-Suyama:
P-1 = 658712 964914 137545 610872 = 2^3 ×...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2021-02-12, 15:16
Replies: 905
Views: 93,506
Posted By masser
Awesome news. How many k remain for the Riesel...

Awesome news. How many k remain for the Riesel problem? 48, 49?
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-11, 23:47
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By masser
Two 25 minute listens....

Two 25 minute listens. (https://www.npr.org/2019/07/09/739893511/episode-925-a-mob-boss-a-garbage-boat-and-why-we-recycle)
Forum: Data 2021-02-07, 20:46
Replies: 346
Views: 47,841
Posted By masser
Sounds good; I'll use one of my slow gpus to TF...

Sounds good; I'll use one of my slow gpus to TF 14.015-14.02M from 71 to 72 bits. It's probably the most productive work for that gpu now.



I have "finished" working the 14.05M range, too. ...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-06, 16:47
Replies: 88
Views: 2,891
Posted By masser
I experienced the 98 Ice Storm; the photo gallery...

I experienced the 98 Ice Storm; the photo gallery at the end of that link gives a good visual sense of the tree damage. A lot of the ice accumulation happened overnight and I recall a period where...
Forum: Data 2021-02-05, 03:52
Replies: 346
Views: 47,841
Posted By masser
The 14.0M range: 143 down; 100 to go

We've now been factoring the 14.0M (https://www.mersenne.ca/status/tf/0/0/5/1400) range for 10 months: 143 factors have been found, with a mix of TF, P-1 and a little bit of ECM. 100 factors to go...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2021-02-01, 20:25
Replies: 1,431
Views: 131,506
Posted By masser
R6 Update

R6 tested to n = 5.5e6. Residues attached. Testing continues.
Forum: Data 2021-01-30, 03:45
Replies: 346
Views: 47,841
Posted By masser
If an exponent does not correspond to a Mersenne...

If an exponent does not correspond to a Mersenne prime, then that exponent corresponds to a composite Mersenne number. If it's composite, it has a factor.

When a factor, f, is found for a...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-29, 20:36
Replies: 877
Views: 89,222
Posted By masser
Every so often I have to remind myself to "fail...

Every so often I have to remind myself to "fail faster."

One more thing about the silly picture I posted here. It was intended as a playful jab at our (collective) forum antics. In general,...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-27, 18:26
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By masser
If you have the money to burn by attacking...

If you have the money to burn by attacking investors in short positions, you are "the man."
Or a fool being duped by some incarnation of "the man."
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-27, 17:50
Replies: 877
Views: 89,222
Posted By masser
Uncwilly, I'm here to :help: :bear:

Uncwilly, I'm here to :help:

:bear:
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-27, 17:34
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By masser
Here's the take of a cryptocurrency dude: recent...

Here's the take of a cryptocurrency dude: recent political radicalism is bleeding into finance. The crazy short-squeezing in GME is just one more item in the list of "symptoms of growing...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-27, 16:44
Replies: 877
Views: 89,222
Posted By masser
Luckily for the noobs on here, mersenneforum.org...

Luckily for the noobs on here, mersenneforum.org is never like this:
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-26, 22:46
Replies: 116
Views: 5,063
Posted By masser
My wife received her second dose a few weeks ago....

My wife received her second dose a few weeks ago. I probably won't get my first shot for another few months.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-26, 22:21
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By masser
The madness of crowds. It'll be painful when the...

The madness of crowds. It'll be painful when the party ends.
Forum: Computer Games 2021-01-23, 23:28
Replies: 47
Views: 14,323
Posted By masser
Entombed

Assembly! Atari 2600! Code Archaeology! Intellectual Property!

It's all here - listen to the story of Entombed. (https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/tnyradiohour/segments/unearthing-entombed)...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-01-22, 21:37
Replies: 105
Views: 6,968
Posted By masser
Why isn't this thread in Misc. Math?

Why isn't this thread in Misc. Math?
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