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Forum: Forum Feedback 2022-01-23, 20:58
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By chalsall
Hmmm... Yet more client-side code execution;...

Hmmm... Yet more client-side code execution; great... This sounds like a possible attack vector to be carefully considered...

A true story... A client of mine way-back-when had a high-end,...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-01-23, 17:13
Replies: 741
Views: 72,522
Posted By chalsall
Why? A sincere question. I have no...

Why?

A sincere question.

I have no defensive weapons here in little Bimshire, and I feel completely safe. For myself, my family, and my friends.

But I guess the fact that most common people...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-01-23, 17:03
Replies: 741
Views: 72,522
Posted By chalsall
IMHO, projectile weapons are much more...

IMHO, projectile weapons are much more "problematic"; they change the calculus strongly. And I include cross-bows in that space, although they're harder to conceal.

I'm prepared to go...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2022-01-22, 03:40
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By chalsall
Non-nominal use cases should not define policy. ...

Non-nominal use cases should not define policy.

Also... Do you know of /any/ Linux-based software that can render your documents? If not, your outputs are of no interest to me before even...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2022-01-22, 01:37
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By chalsall
I respectfully disagree. /SOME/ browsers may...

I respectfully disagree.

/SOME/ browsers may not render PDF (et al) correctly. I would argue that in such cases this is the problem of the browser's user. Perhaps they should try looking into...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-21, 20:57
Replies: 1,651
Views: 170,728
Posted By chalsall
I hear and agree with you. Death will occur to...

I hear and agree with you. Death will occur to everyone sometime in the future. The question then becomes how best can one manages the risk dimensions in one's real-time "situation".

Personally,...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-20, 22:22
Replies: 1,651
Views: 170,728
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. We keep being told by sociologists that...

Indeed. We keep being told by sociologists that the worst thing one can do when trying to convince someone they are wrong is to tell them they are wrong.

Even, empirically, with empirical...
Forum: chalsall 2022-01-19, 22:11
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By chalsall
The voting poles just now closed here in little Bimshire.

Today, Wednesday, January 19th, 2022 Barbados held its first Election since becoming a Republic.

As someone "on the ground", the voting process was managed very professionally by those who were...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-18, 19:46
Replies: 1,651
Views: 170,728
Posted By chalsall
In some weird way, we should be thankful that...

In some weird way, we should be thankful that Omicron manifested as early as it did. Killing the host doesn't scale; evolution in action.

Of course, thinking one is young enough to be immortal...
Forum: chalsall 2022-01-17, 01:10
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By chalsall
I almost died. But, didn't...

I was told by someone I take very seriously that I should post something in my Blog, to counteract some "negative energy".

I almost died a couple of weeks ago. Multiple times. But didn't. ...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-16, 23:53
Replies: 1,651
Views: 170,728
Posted By chalsall
Yeah... BTW... The leader of China has a...

Yeah...

BTW... The leader of China has a name that maps into that space. And some *seriously* didn't take kindly to the "China Virus" label.

We live in very interesting times. What part of...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-16, 19:55
Replies: 1,651
Views: 170,728
Posted By chalsall
As are non-toll roads and highways (read: almost...

As are non-toll roads and highways (read: almost all of them). And a significant part of the Internet (still). Etc, et al.

I dislike tribalism. And its most recent tool, misinformation on a...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-16, 00:05
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By chalsall
That actually raises an interesting question... ...

That actually raises an interesting question...

Did "they" do a deep drill-down on the samples you provided, to determine what variant it was classified as? Were there any "deltas" of interest? ...
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-01-15, 23:08
Replies: 2,416
Views: 272,099
Posted By chalsall
Thank you. It is. I call this "high...

Thank you. It is.

I call this "high bandwidth" comms. Sometimes Geeks can solve a problem almost instantly, so long as the bug report is clear... :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-15, 22:19
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By chalsall
I hope this doesn't come across as flippant,...

I hope this doesn't come across as flippant, but... At the end of the day, everyone stands alone. Make decisions you are comfortable defending. Be it to one or more Gods. Or yourself. Or your...
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-01-15, 21:37
Replies: 2,416
Views: 272,099
Posted By chalsall
Put something like this into a worktodo.txt or...

Put something like this into a worktodo.txt or worktodo.add file associated with an active mprime instance:Pminus1=1,2,14540027,-1,1000000,45000000,73

The next time the mprime "talks" with...
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-01-15, 20:17
Replies: 89
Views: 45,026
Posted By chalsall
Thanks, Aaron. :tu: Few appreciate just how...

Thanks, Aaron. :tu:

Few appreciate just how much work it takes to ensure everything is nominal. Entropy is not your friend... :bow:
Forum: GPU to 72 2022-01-15, 18:33
Replies: 288
Views: 54,685
Posted By chalsall
T4s are back!

As usual with the free Colab, we can't know the future, but currently...

Yup, for the last couple of days I'm getting T4's about 75% of the time, lasting a good four hours or so each.

At about...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-15, 00:23
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By chalsall
Yeah... A very good point. I actually managed to...

Yeah... A very good point. I actually managed to get scurvy twice (seriously) because I self-fed as a youth. One leaf of lettuce on a deep-fried chicken sandwich does not make a complete meal, it...
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-01-14, 23:22
Replies: 2,416
Views: 272,099
Posted By chalsall
This was a quick hack by the admins. It allowed...

This was a quick hack by the admins. It allowed an AID to be assigned. TL;DR: Deal with it.

George et al... You might want to consider making that somewhat sane sometime soon... :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-14, 22:23
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By chalsall
Very good news. Not all in similar situations...

Very good news. Not all in similar situations have food.
Forum: Soap Box 2022-01-14, 19:32
Replies: 194
Views: 37,890
Posted By chalsall
Yeah... I agree. When playing "close to the...

Yeah... I agree. When playing "close to the wall" (using a Go metaphor) mistakes can happen.

Many people go out of their way to do their best to try to ensure mistakes are not made. There are...
Forum: Information & Answers 2022-01-14, 19:17
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By chalsall
ls -lth | head if you have access to a serious...

ls -lth | head if you have access to a serious console...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-01-14, 00:35
Replies: 194
Views: 37,890
Posted By chalsall
Yes. I read... And model. I also know how...

Yes. I read... And model.

I also know how to play the game of Chess. And the game of Go. I understand the concept of the "long game".

I presume all others do so also. It would be foolish...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-14, 00:18
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By chalsall
My mother Christened me Christopher, because she...

My mother Christened me Christopher, because she hoped I would be "Christ-like".

The family joke is this hasn't worked out terribly well so far. For anyone.

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