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Forum: Soap Box 2021-08-03, 20:51
Replies: 85
Views: 4,943
Posted By xilman
In even simpler terms: the situation is far more...

In even simpler terms: the situation is far more complex than appears at first sight. It is to be expected on theoretical grounds for a overall hotter atmosphere to have some regions which are cooler...
Forum: Msieve 2021-08-03, 11:49
Replies: 50
Views: 22,776
Posted By xilman
I'm sorry but I am getting seriously out of date...

I'm sorry but I am getting seriously out of date with CUDA since the updated compilers stopped working on my Ubuntu and Gentoo systems.

The three systems still in use have a 460, a 970, and a 1060...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-07-31, 13:57
Replies: 399
Views: 52,504
Posted By xilman
Not quite. You forgot Step 3: Ensure the...

Not quite.

You forgot Step 3: Ensure the on-off switch is located where only you can activate it.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-07-31, 13:55
Replies: 2,920
Views: 246,529
Posted By xilman
It means that at present we don't really have a...

It means that at present we don't really have a clue how to solve it in more than two dimensions.
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-31, 13:53
Replies: 245
Views: 30,418
Posted By xilman
He went for a Jimmy Riddle.

He went for a Jimmy Riddle.
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-31, 13:52
Replies: 45
Views: 900
Posted By xilman
When I flew to Sydney I had to fill in a form,...

When I flew to Sydney I had to fill in a form, one question was whether I had a criminal record.

I was surprised to see that it was still an entry requirement.
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-31, 13:50
Replies: 45
Views: 900
Posted By xilman
WWI was inevitable. Sarajevo was only the excuse.

WWI was inevitable. Sarajevo was only the excuse.
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-31, 13:49
Replies: 45
Views: 900
Posted By xilman
Each of which were decades after 1776.

Each of which were decades after 1776.
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-30, 14:21
Replies: 45
Views: 900
Posted By xilman
In the US. It is worth remembering that the...

In the US.

It is worth remembering that the British Empire ended slavery over 30 years earlier and Brazil around 30 years later. Neither required bloody wars.

Perhaps US society might be less...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-07-30, 14:09
Replies: 29
Views: 3,011
Posted By xilman
I wonder what is the life-time saving on the fuel...

I wonder what is the life-time saving on the fuel cost of a fleet of ships? Much more than $10 I am sure.

It may well be totally worth it, especially if part of the $300M (and other risks) was...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-30, 14:05
Replies: 1,132
Views: 108,418
Posted By xilman
+1

+1
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-29, 16:38
Replies: 45
Views: 900
Posted By xilman
Ah, so you do believe in autocracy and not...

Ah, so you do believe in autocracy and not democracy.

I knew we would get an answer in the end.
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-29, 08:50
Replies: 1,761
RIP
Views: 173,098
Posted By xilman
Dusty Hill...

Dusty Hill (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-58006978)

Beard style very close to mine. :paul:
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-28, 13:30
Replies: 45
Views: 900
Posted By xilman
Possibly. Conquer the Empire? I very much...

Possibly.

Conquer the Empire? I very much doubt it unless you did so very early in history.

By Julius Caesar's time the empire was vast. The remainder of the empire could well have fought back...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-07-28, 10:12
Replies: 30
Views: 765
Posted By xilman
So you are a form over function man. Doesn't...

So you are a form over function man. Doesn't matter what it does as long as it looks pretty.

Just give me the data. If I want it to look pretty I will beautify it myself.

As for the...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-07-28, 00:50
Replies: 30
Views: 765
Posted By xilman
Works for me. I created three columns of ten...

Works for me.

I created three columns of ten rows. Col A has numbers 1..10 and Col B 4..40 by 4. Col C is the sum of Col A and Col B.

Saves just fine in CSV format and reads back in with...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-28, 00:34
Replies: 1,695
Views: 129,873
Posted By xilman
I fully intend to get it fixed properly by a...

I fully intend to get it fixed properly by a professional.
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-07-27, 21:34
Replies: 30
Views: 765
Posted By xilman
With all due respect, I think this is a bad idea....

With all due respect, I think this is a bad idea.

Let someone else carry the can for hosting malware-infected files.

Spreadsheets can be exported as TSV or CSV files. PDF works well for most...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-27, 20:48
Replies: 1,695
Views: 129,873
Posted By xilman
The circuit breaker to the outbuildings, which...

The circuit breaker to the outbuildings, which includes my observatory, which itself contains our microwave link to the interweb thingy, keeps trupping and takes the entire estate down with it.

We...
Forum: Hobbies 2021-07-25, 14:06
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By xilman
Ho, ho, ho. Very droll.

Ho, ho, ho. Very droll.
Forum: Hobbies 2021-07-25, 11:09
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By xilman
In Europe at least, copyright exists from the...

In Europe at least, copyright exists from the moment of creation.

This post © 19 January 2038
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-07-25, 11:06
Replies: 45
Views: 1,214
Posted By xilman
One should always apply Hanlon's Razor in my view.

One should always apply Hanlon's Razor in my view.
Forum: Hobbies 2021-07-24, 20:43
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By xilman
¿Que?

¿Que?
Forum: Soap Box 2021-07-23, 15:32
Replies: 85
Views: 4,943
Posted By xilman
Personally I believe that silence is a very...

Personally I believe that silence is a very telling answer.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-07-21, 07:35
Replies: 85
Views: 4,943
Posted By xilman
The silence is very telling.

The silence is very telling.
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