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Forum: chalsall 2021-03-03, 22:58
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Posted By chalsall
Indeed. Thanks. To all of your (and others')...

Indeed. Thanks. To all of your (and others') above.

This has helped me model this in my head.

NDA's suck.
Forum: chalsall 2021-03-02, 23:31
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By chalsall
Hadn't thought of that, but possibly... Not...

Hadn't thought of that, but possibly...

Not exactly the kind of supporting evidence that I'd like to reference, though... "Yeah... I went on the Dark web' and found 'a guy'. He told me these...
Forum: chalsall 2021-03-02, 22:43
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By chalsall
A request for assistance on a very interesting problem...

So... I find myself in a very interesting situation...

All my instrumentation tells me everything should be working perfectly. And it does when testing.

But it doesn't /seem/ to /always/ when...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-02-28, 16:24
Replies: 5,142
Views: 299,557
Posted By chalsall
Hmmm... This is something new... The GPU72 code...

Hmmm... This is something new... The GPU72 code paths have not changed at all.

Previously if the Virtual Machine hadn't checked in and a result submission was attempted Primenet would simply...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-02-27, 21:23
Replies: 5,142
Views: 299,557
Posted By chalsall
You're welcome... Somewhat ironically, this...

You're welcome...

Somewhat ironically, this is an example of where "a human is still in the loop". In this case, me... :smile:

Primenet requires that each CPU exchange deep knowledge...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-02-27, 21:01
Replies: 5,142
Views: 299,557
Posted By chalsall
Not /wrong/ exactly... :wink: The TF'ing...

Not /wrong/ exactly... :wink:

The TF'ing is, currently, only a bit ahead of the FC Cat 1 wavefront (and that buffer is getting smaller every day).

Thanks, Ben et al! (Seriously and...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-26, 17:18
Replies: 42
Views: 1,499
Posted By chalsall
While it is true that Colab has never replied to...

While it is true that Colab has never replied to any of my (multiple) or anyone else's (multiple) attempts to reach them, that's not really unexpected. Google is famous for not engaging in...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-02-26, 15:50
Replies: 95
Views: 7,745
Posted By chalsall
Cool! :tu: :smile:

Cool! :tu: :smile:
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-02-25, 23:31
Replies: 95
Views: 7,745
Posted By chalsall
Reasonable point. A pity about the carbon...

Reasonable point. A pity about the carbon emissions, though...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-24, 01:41
Replies: 685
Views: 52,693
Posted By chalsall
I hope this context is understood. ...

I hope this context is understood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn3KWM1kuAw
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-24, 00:51
Replies: 685
Views: 52,693
Posted By chalsall
Perhaps... 8-) The men will hate to hear...

Perhaps... 8-)

The men will hate to hear this, but countries run by women have been safer.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-23, 23:13
Replies: 685
Views: 52,693
Posted By chalsall
Please accept my sincere apologies if any offense...

Please accept my sincere apologies if any offense has been taken by what I've said.

The point I was *trying* to make is while the USA is very important, it is not "the world".

The BGP...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-23, 22:48
Replies: 42
Views: 1,499
Posted By chalsall
While seminal, in my opinion "lightweight". ...

While seminal, in my opinion "lightweight".

That study didn't bring the profit driver function into the equation (although it might have identified psychopaths as interesting subjects).
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-23, 22:18
Replies: 685
Views: 52,693
Posted By chalsall
Please forgive me for this, but... The "rest...

Please forgive me for this, but...

The "rest of the world" watches this a bit like we watched the incredible Mars landings.

But rather than an amazing accomplishment of engineering and software...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-23, 21:20
Replies: 42
Views: 1,499
Posted By chalsall
If I may please share, I'm really enjoying this...

If I may please share, I'm really enjoying this experiment. :tu:


1. A reasonable amount of compute can be "harvested" from Colab.


2. There seem to be quite a few "dimensions" to the...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-22, 00:36
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By chalsall
That's what makes it fun! :wink:

That's what makes it fun! :wink:
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-21, 20:27
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By chalsall
Hmmm... If you're serious about that, I could...

Hmmm... If you're serious about that, I could investigate...

If they're providing a similar Notebook environment to Colab and Kaggle, it should be fairly trivial to adapt my existing code to run...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-21, 16:49
Replies: 42
Views: 1,499
Posted By chalsall
Very nice work gentlemen. :tu: Thanks for...

Very nice work gentlemen. :tu:

Thanks for the reference in your docs. I had a hoot designing and implementing my particular "proof-of-concept".

And, yes. I made a conscious decision to only...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-19, 23:00
Replies: 4,254
Views: 303,613
Posted By chalsall
Damn them things. They go out of their way...

Damn them things.

They go out of their way to do exactly what we tell them to do, even though it's not what we meant.

We ask for the DWIM command (Do What I Mean). But instead (behind our...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-19, 21:18
Replies: 1,682
RIP
Views: 138,937
Posted By chalsall
All kinds of very dark jokes went through my...

All kinds of very dark jokes went through my head, including Carbon Neutrality when our Sun sums our nets.

We are where we find ourselves at this instance in time.

Manage the situation.
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 22:42
Replies: 1,072
Views: 69,184
Posted By chalsall
OK, maybe only I found it funny... ...

OK, maybe only I found it funny...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kpBzUQHYtM
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 22:00
Replies: 1,072
Views: 69,184
Posted By chalsall
It's a good thing I read that after my meeting. ...

It's a good thing I read that after my meeting. Or else they would have seen me fall out of my chair and ROFLMAO (out of frame)... :smile:

I did read out the important status reports of the EDL...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 18:32
Replies: 1,072
Views: 69,184
Posted By chalsall
Annoyingly, I have an important meeting scheduled...

Annoyingly, I have an important meeting scheduled just when EDL occurs.

I don't do dichotic listening well (I can usually barely deal with one audio channel), but am going to give it another try...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-17, 19:28
Replies: 1,072
Views: 69,184
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. Thanks for sharing. Engineers tend...

Indeed. Thanks for sharing.

Engineers tend to "thread the needle" between what is the bare minimum and what is too expensive to build.

Along with Scientists, they (IMHO) should be listened to...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-17, 19:20
Replies: 1,682
RIP
Views: 138,937
Posted By chalsall
Good riddance.

Good riddance.
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