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Forum: Cloud Computing 2022-06-14, 19:45
Replies: 1,224
Views: 157,689
Posted By PhilF
I wonder if they are doing that simply by the...

I wonder if they are doing that simply by the name of the binary or some other more sophisticated method.

Either way, this could easily turn into a game of whack-a-mole as names and/or code...
Forum: Factoring 2022-06-04, 16:29
Replies: 61
Views: 4,319
Posted By PhilF
I pardon your beg?

I pardon your beg?
Forum: Software 2022-06-01, 13:49
Replies: 613
Views: 49,498
Posted By PhilF
I don't believe that. I think it is a motherboard...

I don't believe that. I think it is a motherboard or monitoring software anomaly. A properly heatsinked chip can't fluctuate that wildly that rapidly.
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-06-01, 13:45
Replies: 101
Views: 48,269
Posted By PhilF
FOUR hours! I wonder how many of us won't...

FOUR hours! I wonder how many of us won't survive...
Forum: GPU to 72 2022-05-27, 01:38
Replies: 5,303
Views: 432,773
Posted By PhilF
I thought he meant hamsters running in their...

I thought he meant hamsters running in their wheels...

I don't think it is too far. It's just what you read into it.
Forum: Lounge 2022-05-25, 17:07
Replies: 379
Views: 46,939
Posted By PhilF
Bravery aside, that wouldn't matter. They would...

Bravery aside, that wouldn't matter. They would still be battered into oblivion by the forces I mentioned.

Bottom line is that policy nowadays is determined strictly by those forces, and not at...
Forum: Lounge 2022-05-25, 14:37
Replies: 379
Views: 46,939
Posted By PhilF
Those were the days. Today, no matter who...

Those were the days.

Today, no matter who was president, no matter what party they represented, and no matter how forward-thinking or excellent the idea, the person would be lambasted and...
Forum: Lounge 2022-05-14, 15:42
Replies: 4,466
Views: 421,589
Posted By PhilF
That doesn't make me go "Hmmm". It makes me go...

That doesn't make me go "Hmmm". It makes me go "Cool!" :smile:
Forum: Information & Answers 2022-05-04, 12:52
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By PhilF
Guys: 1 - We have PLENTY of hard drive space...

Guys:

1 - We have PLENTY of hard drive space for posts these days.
2 - We have LOTS of CPU power that keeps the databases quite responsive no matter how many posts there are or how long they are....
Forum: Lounge 2022-04-30, 16:30
Replies: 1,810
Views: 112,649
Posted By PhilF
elbow Elbow leaves bloody open wound ...

elbow

Elbow leaves bloody open wound

blood
Forum: Lounge 2022-04-30, 01:55
Replies: 1,810
Views: 112,649
Posted By PhilF
dents Doesn't everyone need tumultuous sex? ...

dents

Doesn't everyone need tumultuous sex?

Needs
Forum: Information & Answers 2022-04-27, 20:38
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By PhilF
Welcome! You might be interpreting the word...

Welcome!

You might be interpreting the word "fail" incorrectly. Do you mean will the test stop if the Gerbicz error check fails, as in there is an error in the test? Or do you mean will the test...
Forum: Lounge 2022-04-27, 16:26
Replies: 4,466
Views: 421,589
Posted By PhilF
It's nothing to worry about. We are simply...

It's nothing to worry about. We are simply entering the peak of solar cycle #25. Every 11 years it peaks, and we've been tracking it for 25 cycles now. Any sensationalism about it is just click...
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-04-27, 13:07
Replies: 137
Views: 45,379
Posted By PhilF
The way I understand it, Ben didn't set out to...

The way I understand it, Ben didn't set out to spend a bunch of money to find Mersenne primes.

Instead, through other usages and interests, he accumulated a very large amount of AWS credits. Then...
Forum: Hardware 2022-04-16, 16:01
Replies: 139
Views: 20,475
Posted By PhilF
But consider all the electricity that was used...

But consider all the electricity that was used discussing the name change! :smile:
Forum: GPU to 72 2022-04-14, 16:37
Replies: 5,303
Views: 432,773
Posted By PhilF
Oh oh. Is Rorschach already falling down on the...

Oh oh. Is Rorschach already falling down on the job? :ross:
Forum: Soap Box 2022-03-11, 20:18
Replies: 425
Views: 69,038
Posted By PhilF
I think they are just overusing the word critical...

I think they are just overusing the word critical because it generates lots of clicks.
Forum: Lounge 2022-03-11, 20:11
Replies: 121
Views: 21,223
Posted By PhilF
Those poor cats.

Those poor cats.
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-01-27, 17:08
Replies: 2,486
Views: 306,864
Posted By PhilF
Oh no, I must disagree. That number is LaurV's....

Oh no, I must disagree. That number is LaurV's. Now your computer is also at risk of getting its wheels stabbed. :markrose:
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-21, 23:08
Replies: 379
Views: 46,939
Posted By PhilF
If those are the villages I'm thinking of, they...

If those are the villages I'm thinking of, they didn't just destroy them. They rounded up all the men and boys over 12, marched them to a nearby hill, then machine gunned them in the legs to...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-18, 01:35
Replies: 104
Views: 15,411
Posted By PhilF
It isn't 1 drive in 114 years, it is half of...

It isn't 1 drive in 114 years, it is half of them. Since we obviously don't have data over that time period, it is extrapolated. See this:
...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-17, 22:20
Replies: 104
Views: 15,411
Posted By PhilF
Actually, the Mean Time Before Failure these days...

Actually, the Mean Time Before Failure these days is over 1 million hours. That means by the time 1,000,000 power-on hours is reached, half the drives are expected to have failed.

I found this...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-14, 02:51
Replies: 22
Views: 1,338
Posted By PhilF
Relevant trivia: Vaporized copper expands to...

Relevant trivia: Vaporized copper expands to 47,000 times its original size, almost instantly.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-04, 16:48
Replies: 4,466
Views: 421,589
Posted By PhilF
That's not a problem. As long as you know how to...

That's not a problem. As long as you know how to hook yourself up.
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-03, 22:05
Replies: 70
Views: 10,123
Posted By PhilF
Probably not, except for voting with your wallet.

Probably not, except for voting with your wallet.
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