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Forum: Lounge 2021-03-02, 19:56
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By tServo
You made a valid point about the consoles. WRT...

You made a valid point about the consoles. WRT mining, my impression for the last year or 2 is that serious miners use ASICs rather than GPUs. Perhaps the GPU makers are blaming the miners to hide...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-02, 14:11
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By tServo
(yawn......) Not to rain on your parade but...

(yawn......) Not to rain on your parade but ......
Nvidia's rtx 3090 & 3080 were "released" mid September and AMD's rx 6900xt was "released" at the end of October and here, in March. they are still...
Forum: FermatSearch 2021-03-01, 22:08
Replies: 333
Views: 54,921
Posted By tServo
Outstanding ! Congrats ! Not only did you...

Outstanding !
Congrats !
Not only did you find 'a' factor but the 1st factor for that Fermat number.
Forum: Reading 2021-02-28, 02:47
Replies: 15
Views: 2,868
Posted By tServo
They measure explosions by height? Granted, you...

They measure explosions by height?
Granted, you can make your presentation anyway you want but that still seems odd.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-27, 23:02
Replies: 17
Views: 404
Posted By tServo
Is there anything to prevent a convicted felon...

Is there anything to prevent a convicted felon from being elected president?

I don't think it would stop his fans from voting for him.
...
Forum: Reading 2021-02-25, 20:57
Replies: 15
Views: 2,868
Posted By tServo
The reactor normally produced 3,200 megawatts...

The reactor normally produced 3,200 megawatts thermal energy as steam to produce 1,000 megawatts of electric power.

At the instant the reactor blew up ( explosion #1) it was producing at least...
Forum: Reading 2021-02-25, 14:01
Replies: 15
Views: 2,868
Posted By tServo
Indeed it WAS difficult to watch. I think it was...

Indeed it WAS difficult to watch. I think it was necessary to show the cost of the disaster in emotional terms rather than completely in physics terms. The toll on that young soldier must have been...
Forum: Reading 2021-02-23, 03:27
Replies: 15
Views: 2,868
Posted By tServo
I thought the HBO mini series was excellent. Not...

I thought the HBO mini series was excellent. Not sure where to find it, but there are plenty of significant snippets on youtube that show the excellent quality of the series.
My favorite is when...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-22, 01:02
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By tServo
I'm sure AOC is a better, more compassionate...

I'm sure AOC is a better, more compassionate person than I. Kudos to her for that.
But perhaps my better angels have withered by having to listen to the facist, racist, misogynistic, greedy crap...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-22, 00:55
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By tServo
His response was to throw his 2 daughters under...

His response was to throw his 2 daughters under the bus.
Oh, wait. That was his reason for leaving Texas.
...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-21, 16:49
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By tServo
Schadenfreude

I have recently received several emails asking for donations for Texas.

I remember the Arab oil embargo in 1973. Since most of the North East residences and businesses and power plants were...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-20, 13:53
Replies: 1,682
RIP
Views: 139,728
Posted By tServo
I remember reading about this when it was newly...

I remember reading about this when it was newly reported. What astonished me is the quantity of drugs he was purportedly consuming. I don't believe any of it. No human being could survive the...
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-02-19, 15:23
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By tServo
Nvidia CMP mining chip

Nvidia has announced a processor to be used explicitly for mining, the Nvidia CMP.
It has no graphics capability. Ominously, they also mentioned that the drivers for their new RTX 3060 will detect...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2021-02-18, 16:38
Replies: 276
Views: 58,211
Posted By tServo
Spy Pixels in email

I had no idea these things even existed.

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-56071437
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 16:31
Replies: 4,254
Views: 304,981
Posted By tServo
US life expectancy drops by a full year

No doubt this is true for most of the world.
In the US, this is the biggest drop since WWII
...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 00:21
Replies: 1,682
RIP
Views: 139,728
Posted By tServo
ditto ! hahahahahahahahahahaha

ditto !

hahahahahahahahahahaha
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-17, 14:25
Replies: 2,872
Views: 204,597
Posted By tServo
Voyager 2 still working after 11 month "vacation"

The downtime was due to refurbing the giant DSS 43 antenna just outside Canberra, the only one powerful enough and properly located.
...
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-02-12, 20:09
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By tServo
As Viliam said, you should be good to go. If...

As Viliam said, you should be good to go.
If you have any problems, it may be simply an old video driver which I have run into.
It would show up as blah blah blah Opencl errors blah blah.
Try it...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-11, 16:19
Replies: 15
Views: 474
Posted By tServo
I, too, have wondered about this. Recently, in...

I, too, have wondered about this.
Recently, in the past year or 2. I have read some articles, most by respected environmental advocates and groups, that totally berate plastic recycling, especially...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-10, 14:40
Replies: 1,682
RIP
Views: 139,728
Posted By tServo
S. Clay Wilson Cartoonist who wrote comix...

S. Clay Wilson

Cartoonist who wrote comix for Zap Comix in the 1960s that were so outrageous,
they blew R. Crumb away.
If you have to ask who R. Crumb was or what Zap Comix was, don't waste your...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-05, 00:56
Replies: 4,254
Views: 304,981
Posted By tServo
Perhaps, but not for Greenland. One of 2020's...

Perhaps, but not for Greenland. One of 2020's more ominous stories was that no matter what happens, the ice on Greenland is going to melt.

...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-02, 18:33
Replies: 1,682
RIP
Views: 139,728
Posted By tServo
My favorite of his performances was of Cmdr....

My favorite of his performances was of Cmdr. Joseph Rochefort of the Asian cryptographic unit during WWII in the 1976 movie "Midway". His group had partially cracked the JN-25 code when they noticed...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-02, 13:31
Replies: 1,682
RIP
Views: 139,728
Posted By tServo
Hal Holbrook Award winning actor was 95. ...

Hal Holbrook

Award winning actor was 95.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/r-p-hal-holbrook-emmy-073500125.html
Forum: Hardware 2021-01-27, 19:20
Replies: 128
Views: 10,174
Posted By tServo
FWIW Mike, here is something weird I noticed with...

FWIW Mike, here is something weird I noticed with a Radeon VII last year.
The system I put it in was "inexpensive" but it's been ok for other top-line cards I've run in it.
The Radeon was a totally...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-26, 15:23
Replies: 1,325
Views: 98,372
Posted By tServo
Where are the missing vaccine doses?

While watching my local news last evening, I saw a report wherein gov. Pritzker ( Illinois ) announced the results of an investigation into why our ( Illinois ) vaccination rates are so low ( 5th...
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