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Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-15, 08:24
Replies: 47
Views: 2,858
Posted By Blackadder
I.e., The Nakamoto scheme; a novel hybrid between...

I.e., The Nakamoto scheme; a novel hybrid between a multi-level marketing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-level_marketing) pyramid scheme (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyramid_scheme) and a...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-05, 16:27
Replies: 47
Views: 2,858
Posted By Blackadder
Cryptocurrencies are not currencies, but pyramid...

Cryptocurrencies are not currencies, but pyramid schemes disguised as such.



I agree with the notion of a world without currency as we know it, I mention it in an article I wrote:
“Relieving...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-03-30, 20:16
Replies: 47
Views: 2,858
Posted By Blackadder
Cryptocurrency pyramid scheme

I don't understand why people can't see it's all one big pyramid scheme. The early 'adopters' pay small amounts of money for a big percentage of the total amount of 'coins', and the late 'adopters'...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-02-01, 08:20
Replies: 18
Views: 11,270
Posted By Blackadder
Aw yes! Excellent! Thank you. ...

Aw yes! Excellent! Thank you.
https://www.mersenne.org/why_join/
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-01-25, 18:27
Replies: 18
Views: 11,270
Posted By Blackadder
Fantastic twice!

Fantastic twice!
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-01-24, 21:42
Replies: 18
Views: 11,270
Posted By Blackadder
What were their thoughts? Or are you on a cruise...

What were their thoughts? Or are you on a cruise again ;)
Forum: Puzzles 2021-01-18, 14:27
Replies: 32
Views: 8,514
Posted By Blackadder
I discovered Project Euler only recently and...

I discovered Project Euler only recently and decided to take up programming again because of it. Have done the three first problems. This is cool.
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-01-03, 21:07
Replies: 18
Views: 11,270
Posted By Blackadder
“I don't like linking to two separate websites...

“I don't like linking to two separate websites for the same project.”
I should've been more clear. What I meant with that was that I prefer to send people only one official URL answering the why...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-01-02, 09:02
Replies: 18
Views: 11,270
Posted By Blackadder
Bump. ...

Bump.
https://www.quitfacebook.org/file/prime.html
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-01, 21:45
Replies: 18
Views: 2,586
Posted By Blackadder
Obviously not; there are wise people in any age...

Obviously not; there are wise people in any age category. What should be capped is their income. Or it should at least be tied to the welfare of, say, the bottom 25% of the population.
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-01, 21:29
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By Blackadder
Going n-years into the future as a teen should be...

Going n-years into the future as a teen should be an option as well. For example, I can't wait for a future where people aren't allowed to drive cars anymore.
Forum: Forum Feedback 2020-01-10, 16:09
Replies: 18
Views: 11,270
Posted By Blackadder
Any chance of this suggestion getting approved or...

Any chance of this suggestion getting approved or declined?
Forum: Forum Feedback 2019-12-23, 09:50
Replies: 18
Views: 11,270
Posted By Blackadder
Yes. I combined the two most enticing ones on a...

Yes. I combined the two most enticing ones on a single page to see how it looks: https://www.quitfacebook.org/file/whygimps.html. Copy paste the source if you want.
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2019-12-23, 08:15
Replies: 31
Views: 16,849
Posted By Blackadder
I collect such sources here:...

I collect such sources here: http://philomath.boards.net/board/93/mathematics
Forum: Soap Box 2019-12-22, 10:54
Replies: 26
Views: 7,708
Posted By Blackadder
Humans remain a problem as long as the average...

Humans remain a problem as long as the average person chooses opinions over logic, entertainment over practice, gluttony over frugality, etc.
Forum: Forum Feedback 2019-12-19, 18:35
Replies: 18
Views: 11,270
Posted By Blackadder
I'm merely suggesting there should be a https:...

I'm merely suggesting there should be a https: //www.mersenne.org/various/why.php page. I think it's more than reasonable for the official web page to answer the "Why should I contribute to...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2019-12-19, 16:19
Replies: 18
Views: 11,270
Posted By Blackadder
Mersenne.org should have a Why? section.

Particularly containing the following information: https://www.rieselprime.de/ziki/Why_participate_in_GIMPS%3F

I don't like linking to two separate websites for the same project. When landing on...
Forum: Information & Answers 2019-12-17, 23:35
Replies: 6
Views: 3,949
Posted By Blackadder
Why? I find it to be extremely annoying having my...

Why? I find it to be extremely annoying having my 'team profile' say I have 2 CPUs running instead of one.
Forum: Lounge 2019-12-07, 08:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,618
Posted By Blackadder
Three regular users in there now. Still waiting...

Three regular users in there now. Still waiting on @xilman ;)
Forum: Lounge 2019-12-04, 20:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,618
Posted By Blackadder
My IRC client is always running, it doesn't mean...

My IRC client is always running, it doesn't mean one has to chat constantly. A chat is convenient because sometimes something isn't important enough to make a forum post, but important enough to ask....
Forum: Lounge 2019-12-04, 14:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,618
Posted By Blackadder
selroc is now user number two :).

selroc is now user number two :).
Forum: Lounge 2019-12-04, 09:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,618
Posted By Blackadder
IRC channel

I wonder how many people still use IRC here. The channel #gimps on Freenode is unregistered and I'm the only one there so far. Or is there no need for a chat?
Anyway, the easiest way to join is via...
Forum: GPU Computing 2019-10-31, 09:25
Replies: 213
Views: 109,649
Posted By Blackadder
Thanks for the warning, I'll stick to my CPU...

Thanks for the warning, I'll stick to my CPU because noise is a big no.
Forum: GPU Computing 2019-10-29, 22:36
Replies: 213
Views: 109,649
Posted By Blackadder
To be honest I'm asking that to figure out if the...

To be honest I'm asking that to figure out if the hassle to get CUDALucas to work on Linux (Xubuntu 18.04) is worth the effort. Had to format my OS because of broken package issues—probably because...
Forum: GPU Computing 2019-10-29, 20:04
Replies: 213
Views: 109,649
Posted By Blackadder
Which is faster: CPU or GPU LL testing? (I have...

Which is faster: CPU or GPU LL testing? (I have an Intel i7-3820 CPU @ 3.60GHz and a 2x SLI GeForce 670 GTX (compute capability: 3.0))
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