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Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-08, 21:32
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By chalsall
Thanks, George!!! :tu: Although this means...

Thanks, George!!! :tu:

Although this means the LL'ers are going to lose the occasional P-1 run done before most Cat 3 and 4 assignments are abandoned. No biggie; the P-1s are usually Stage 1...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-08, 18:45
Replies: 188
Views: 8,921
Posted By chalsall
Three hours in a very chaotic queue (Bajans don't...

Three hours in a very chaotic queue (Bajans don't do Time and Motion studies well), but I'm now "jabbed"! :tu:
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-07, 20:40
Replies: 44
Views: 925
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. How this works is the debit card...

Indeed. How this works is the debit card provider is either speculating or simply batching the small transactions into larger ones if they actually want to sell BC.

But wasn't the whole point of...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-07, 20:38
Replies: 188
Views: 8,921
Posted By chalsall
Finally...

I'm scheduled for tomorrow morning. Happy! :chalsall:
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-07, 20:14
Replies: 44
Views: 925
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. By its very definition, it cannot scale.

Indeed. By its very definition, it cannot scale.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-07, 15:38
Replies: 1,140
Views: 95,259
Posted By chalsall
Yeah, I've noticed that as well across all...

Yeah, I've noticed that as well across all (most?) of my Instances. My empirical is that the Instance will continue to run within its nominal temporal allotment (sometimes hours) while the popup is...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-06, 23:37
Replies: 67
Views: 2,614
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. IMO, someone can't actually be this...

Indeed. IMO, someone can't actually be this stupid.

I'm modeling a high likelihood this is attention-seeking trolling. Much like an infant asking "Why?" repeatedly...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-06, 20:07
Replies: 1,140
Views: 95,259
Posted By chalsall
I found that if you wait for your Instance to...

I found that if you wait for your Instance to terminate (again! :wink:) and then click "Reload" it will appear. Clearly it's within the Colab WUI AJAX framework itself.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-06, 19:08
Replies: 1,140
Views: 95,259
Posted By chalsall
I'm getting all kinds of bizzare allotments at...

I'm getting all kinds of bizzare allotments at the moment. T4s (GREAT for TF!) which last a few hours or only 11 minutes. CPUs that last 12 hours or only 19 minutes...

I definitely think there's...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-04, 19:05
Replies: 44
Views: 925
Posted By chalsall
Not my problem. Just shows yet another weakness...

Not my problem. Just shows yet another weakness (in Bitcoin, at least).



Ditto. A beautiful thought experiment. But at least for the PoW attempts so far, they empirically just don't scale.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-04, 01:04
Replies: 44
Views: 925
Posted By chalsall
My personal opinion on this is if anyone actually...

My personal opinion on this is if anyone actually wants to participate in the "game", buy (or short) some Bitcoin or some other currency. Actually trying to mine is a fool's endeavor.
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-04-03, 21:01
Replies: 143
Views: 11,234
Posted By chalsall
Seconded.

Seconded.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-03, 18:55
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By chalsall
This presumes 90 degree turns... :wink:

This presumes 90 degree turns... :wink:
Forum: Factoring 2021-04-01, 19:01
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By chalsall
Yeah. Things have changed a bit (for the better)...

Yeah. Things have changed a bit (for the better) in the last twenty years or so... :smile:

Personally, I use CentOS for my servers and Fedora for my workstations. Although recent licencing...
Forum: Factoring 2021-04-01, 18:30
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By chalsall
IMO, WinBlows is barely adequate, but it has many...

IMO, WinBlows is barely adequate, but it has many rough edges, and some very expensive encumbrances.

It is worth noting that even Micro$oft has embraced Linux, now that they realize that "The...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-03-29, 18:19
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By chalsall
Just wondering... How did you get $100K USD in...

Just wondering... How did you get $100K USD in AWS credits?

I'm currently spending a little bit of coin with AWS, and I haven't been given such an offer. What, exactly, is the secret for the...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-03-28, 22:26
Replies: 5,152
Views: 313,418
Posted By chalsall
Thanks Oliver!

Wow! Thanks a lot Oliver! :tu:

1.3 MILLION GHzDays in less than a week! :bow:
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-03-25, 18:04
Replies: 5,152
Views: 313,418
Posted By chalsall
I agree with you that constraining by Notebook...

I agree with you that constraining by Notebook source is likely part of the allotment algorithm.

When some people started saying they were getting less-and-less GPU (and then later, CPU) compute...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-03-23, 17:01
Replies: 1,140
Views: 95,259
Posted By chalsall
Not a clue. Personally, I'm currently...

Not a clue.



Personally, I'm currently running fourteen (14#) Colab instances. Each tied to a separate Gmail account.

I'm getting about 30 minutes of GPU per account each day (sometimes...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-03-22, 21:11
Replies: 75
Views: 3,622
Posted By chalsall
To put on the table... I, like most, am very...

To put on the table...

I, like most, am very busy. But I have to read hundreds of pages of language (some human, some deterministic) every single day.

One /possible/ motivation of you...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-03-22, 01:27
Replies: 75
Views: 3,622
Posted By chalsall
Personally, I find this post disingenuous. ...

Personally, I find this post disingenuous.

For those who want to actually understand the various positions argued, please read this thread from the top.

Various "new phrases" came to mind...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-03-21, 22:23
Replies: 75
Views: 3,622
Posted By chalsall
I, on the other hand, would advise against this. ...

I, on the other hand, would advise against this.

At least, for anyone who takes their relationship with Google seriously.

Some do; others don't. By definition, sentients have free will, and so...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-21, 01:10
Replies: 67
Views: 24,656
Posted By chalsall
Big boys play big boy games.

Big boys play big boy games.
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-21, 00:00
Replies: 4,268
Views: 316,895
Posted By chalsall
Yeah. Known. This actually involved a...

Yeah. Known.

This actually involved a claimed attack against "my tribe". I took it very seriously.

Thanks for the feedback everyone. It was of course all brought into my analysis matrix.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-03-20, 17:21
Replies: 58
Views: 1,348
Posted By chalsall
Agreed. This isn't even amusing anymore...

Agreed. This isn't even amusing anymore...
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