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Forum: Lounge 2020-12-03, 07:19
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By LaurV
Nope, all you need is a long stick/brush to press...

Nope, all you need is a long stick/brush to press all keys at once, as you will only have all keys pressed, always (all digits wil be 111111 in base 2, therefore same in base 2^k, except first digit,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-03, 06:59
Replies: 1,556
RIP
Views: 113,027
Posted By LaurV
Yep. We used to call him Manadona (mana=hand,...

Yep. We used to call him Manadona (mana=hand, Spanish mano, dona=to give, donate).

Rest in peace!
Forum: Msieve 2020-12-03, 06:44
Replies: 61
Views: 2,423
Posted By LaurV
You are logarithmically lucky today! :lol:

You are logarithmically lucky today! :lol:
Forum: Abstract Algebra & Algebraic Number Theory 2020-12-03, 06:40
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By LaurV
Three or four times in a row? :razz: (also...

Three or four times in a row? :razz:
(also always in the text, not only in the title)
Forum: Puzzles 2020-12-03, 02:24
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By LaurV
Well, I put those 5 loops in excel, with...

Well, I put those 5 loops in excel, with calculation of the maximal losing vote in the innermost one, which makes it 6 nested loops :razz:, because that calculation (the stupidest implementation...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-12-03, 02:07
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By LaurV
Because that's trivial. 74.5424292845258...

Because that's trivial. 74.5424292845258 for odds, and 74.6268656716418 when evens are included too, due to the fact that you can make the "won" electorates 150, while in the first case...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-12-02, 04:47
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By LaurV
Agree from this part of the world, if you limit...

Agree from this part of the world, if you limit your pi's to [100,150], there are about 350 millions (51^5) possibilities in the whole search space, so a brute force is quite fast, without any...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-12-02, 02:44
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By LaurV
Of course, what did you expect? It is about...

Of course, what did you expect? It is about elections... :razz:
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-12-02, 02:12
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By LaurV
If you have a machine with a single processor,...

If you have a machine with a single processor, your processor is 32 bits (like an old 386 or 486, or some "mendocino" haha), and it has a single core, and it runs at 1 GHz, then yes, you will spend...
Forum: Abstract Algebra & Algebraic Number Theory 2020-12-01, 10:42
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By LaurV
they were excepted from what? (I had a German...

they were excepted from what?
(I had a German colleague who always confused the two terms, haha, he moved to Philippines few years ago, are you that guy?)
Forum: Puzzles 2020-12-01, 09:58
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By LaurV
Yep, you are right on both counts. They will...

Yep, you are right on both counts. They will probably correct it later.
I fixed your first post (runaway link).
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 08:29
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By LaurV
It is freaking difficult to choose between the...

It is freaking difficult to choose between the three options (the two presented, and the third, stay in present, as it is). We feel reasonably comfortable with our present, of course we could make it...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 06:40
Replies: 956
Views: 56,829
Posted By LaurV
What's that 2047 clases??? :shock: Mfaktc is...

What's that 2047 clases??? :shock:
Mfaktc is either 4620 or 420 classes.

One being faster than the other doesn't depend much of the hardware, but it highly depends on the exponent range and...
Forum: Software 2020-11-25, 09:40
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By LaurV
Nope, what the service had more (beside launching...

Nope, what the service had more (beside launching the program when nobody was logged in, that's the main reason one would use the service) was the fact that you could completely hide it, it would not...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-24, 10:52
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By LaurV
Ha! That board is just a $3-$4 "-ino" board, many...

Ha! That board is just a $3-$4 "-ino" board, many vendors have. We use similar toys from STM (https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=stm32+nucleo+32) in our daily job. You can PM us your...
Forum: Math 2020-11-24, 10:14
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By LaurV
Why can't you just list all C(n,2) in a row...

Why can't you just list all C(n,2) in a row lexicografic and add a zero at the end?
0102031213230
This is deterministic and correct (can you prove?).
Forum: Factoring 2020-11-24, 08:47
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By LaurV
That info is somehow true, haha, if you think...

That info is somehow true, haha, if you think about. But only "somehow". Of course, all former posters are right, and there is something "lost in translation" there.

Taking as example P-1,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-24, 07:07
Replies: 1,070
Views: 69,314
Posted By LaurV
:rofl: Good one! Thanks for sharing.

:rofl: Good one! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Software 2020-11-24, 06:13
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By LaurV
You CAN call P95 in a command line, and run it...

You CAN call P95 in a command line, and run it without guy or even without appearing in taskbar notification area, you just have to run the guy once in the beginning and save the settings (possibly,...
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-11-24, 05:02
Replies: 686
Views: 39,334
Posted By LaurV
Yep. There is a thread discussing the math,...

Yep. There is a thread discussing the math, somewhere here around.
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-24, 04:54
Replies: 148
Views: 7,383
Posted By LaurV
:shock: is anybody here still using wep? (or wpa1...

:shock: is anybody here still using wep? (or wpa1 btw)
(anybody can hack it in few minutes with aircrack-ng - it takes me 3-5 minutes to hack any wep)
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-11-20, 11:21
Replies: 45
Views: 998
Posted By LaurV
Phew! You worried me, posting Xyzzy in the RIP...

Phew! You worried me, posting Xyzzy in the RIP thread, without any comment... :razz:
I hope he is well and still kicking, hehe.
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-11-20, 10:00
Replies: 469
Views: 35,918
Posted By LaurV
Haha, this reminds me when I was visiting a...

Haha, this reminds me when I was visiting a cigarette factory in China, the boss, friend of mine, gave me a tour to the place where not many guilao (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gweilo) could...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-20, 08:36
Replies: 30
Views: 1,370
Posted By LaurV
The bigger the fish, less bones and thorns... ...

The bigger the fish, less bones and thorns...

Easier to chew...

We like it fried...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-19, 17:22
Replies: 4,152
Views: 266,732
Posted By LaurV
Bingo! That's what I said... :razz:

Bingo!
That's what I said... :razz:
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