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Forum: Data 2021-06-21, 02:36
Replies: 500
Views: 76,893
Posted By chalsall
In the voice of Mr. Burns... Excellent... :tu:

In the voice of Mr. Burns... Excellent... :tu:
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-06-19, 14:20
Replies: 649
Views: 92,566
Posted By chalsall
Which happens automatically... You would know...

Which happens automatically... You would know this if you read more...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-17, 22:07
Replies: 1,681
Views: 124,522
Posted By chalsall
Thanks for that. Sincerely. First laugh I've...

Thanks for that. Sincerely. First laugh I've had today! :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-17, 21:45
Replies: 1,681
Views: 124,522
Posted By chalsall
Nor do I. And I don't like not understanding. ...

Nor do I. And I don't like not understanding. I'm modeling in my head right now (and reviewing every connective path) what could possibly have occurred.

Multiple UPSs were in place for the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-17, 21:07
Replies: 1,681
Views: 124,522
Posted By chalsall
Empirically the Gods have a wicked sense of humor...

Last night a major storm passed over Barbados. It had so much sheet lightning that it was a bit like the entire country was in a rave with strobe lights.

A ground strike near me was observed at...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-06-16, 18:50
Replies: 21
Views: 380
Posted By chalsall
Yeah... The Colab Gods are acting mysteriously...

Yeah... The Colab Gods are acting mysteriously lately. Several of my instances are getting 6+ hours at a time; often a good twelve or so of runtime a day!

Don't know how long it will last for,...
Forum: Software 2021-06-16, 18:10
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By chalsall
But for the use case OF running mprime, I would...

But for the use case OF running mprime, I would argue you should optimize for that alone.

WRT Spot Instance and the significant cost savings... It's trivial to codify the automatic restarting of...
Forum: Software 2021-06-15, 22:39
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By chalsall
If I may... When you're "renting kit", have...

If I may...

When you're "renting kit", have you considered that possibly only retaining a single CPU attached to an instance might be "optimal"? Particularly when you take costs into...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-06-14, 23:39
Replies: 145
Views: 8,431
Posted By chalsall
This is a bit like watching a James Veitch video...

This is a bit like watching a James Veitch video backward (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaPbUvPOkD8).

Funny in its own quirky way... :smile:
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-06-14, 22:12
Replies: 227
Views: 14,341
Posted By chalsall
I hear you. Loud and clear. But there are...

I hear you. Loud and clear.

But there are many who welcome the comfort that this "display" gives. To share, Linda insisted I change out of all my clothes upon our return, to undergo a "hot...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-06-14, 21:32
Replies: 227
Views: 14,341
Posted By chalsall
Got my second "jab" today.

So, WMBO and I received our second jab today. No negative effects (yet; let's observe what happens over the next 48 to 72 hours).

The process was relatively well managed. Everyone was placed in...
Forum: mersenne.ca 2021-06-14, 14:44
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By chalsall
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-06-14, 14:05
Replies: 65
Views: 26,154
Posted By chalsall
Just a guess... Possibly scaling of the IPC...

Just a guess... Possibly scaling of the IPC between threads?

Because George codes so "close to the metal", empirical experiments are just about the only way to find "optimal" for a particular...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-13, 18:09
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By chalsall
LOL... Loved the clip, and you are ***so***...

LOL... Loved the clip, and you are ***so*** correct.

I know I will never be rich because I just can't think that way... 9-)
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-12, 19:44
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By chalsall
Hey! That could be considered opinionated! ...

Hey! That could be considered opinionated!

NOPs have their place (for those who take timing seriously).
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-12, 19:28
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By chalsall
And? :smile:

And? :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-12, 18:49
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By chalsall
Agreed. How many can decode the Golden...

Agreed.

How many can decode the Golden Record (https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/golden-record/) using first principles?
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-06-12, 15:16
Replies: 5,180
Views: 340,284
Posted By chalsall
Hmmm... No, I didn't see that post. Thanks for...

Hmmm... No, I didn't see that post. Thanks for bringing this forward.

Somewhat ironically, I had brought it down to one at a time at the request of several Colab users. As you know, it's a...
Forum: Hardware 2021-06-12, 15:07
Replies: 60
Views: 3,356
Posted By chalsall
You would have to tell us what "fuel adjustment"...

You would have to tell us what "fuel adjustment" is defined as by your provider.

Here in Barbados Fuel Adjustment is a way of passing on the cost of fuel to the consumer. It means Barbados Light...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-12, 15:01
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By chalsall
Excellent. That is absolutely the first critical...

Excellent. That is absolutely the first critical step.

Did you, by chance, also clone the software (likely binaries)? A full ZIP of the software's directory is ideal (of the full filesystem is...
Forum: Factoring 2021-06-11, 19:39
Replies: 359
Views: 9,991
Posted By chalsall
Cool. Just to share, I only had a little bit...

Cool.

Just to share, I only had a little bit of understanding of what you guys are doing.

But clearly, it was sane, based on who was playing... :tu:
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-11, 18:30
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By chalsall
Hmmm... Tricky... PII within an ancient...

Hmmm... Tricky... PII within an ancient format... This means you need to do this yourself, and not hand it off to "experts".

Knowing you, you already have many copies of the binary data.
...
Forum: Hardware 2021-06-11, 18:05
Replies: 60
Views: 3,356
Posted By chalsall
IMO, that would be bad policy. You want to...

IMO, that would be bad policy.

You want to remove friction from all economies. Not increase them. How else do they come to proper equilibrium?

Having said that, I do agree with the idea of a...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-11, 17:54
Replies: 396
Views: 56,528
Posted By chalsall
For those who don't like reading... Or just...

For those who don't like reading... Or just enjoy a good bit of TED stand-up comedy as a mid-day break...

This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-06-11, 13:46
Replies: 5,180
Views: 340,284
Posted By chalsall
Damn. Sorry. SPE. Fixed. I would have...

Damn. Sorry. SPE. Fixed.

I would have *loved* to have seen that throughput! :sad:
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