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Forum: chalsall 2021-09-27, 00:13
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By chalsall
It's a bit surprising and annoying just how much...

It's a bit surprising and annoying just how much telemetry is sent back by default. Even from the Server version. And if you're "Public-Facing" it becomes pretty clear who the "anonymized" data is...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-26, 00:37
Replies: 1,701
Views: 135,508
Posted By chalsall
I use https://www.wunderground.com/wundermap for...

I use https://www.wunderground.com/wundermap for situational awareness wrt weather, along with several other data streams.

Hurrican Sam has formed into a Cat 4 rather sooner than most previous...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-09-25, 23:52
Replies: 387
Views: 66,553
Posted By chalsall
I hear your reasoning for the change request. ...

I hear your reasoning for the change request. Having thought about it, I'm going to remain with the current code paths.

There are many clients (read: workers) who interact with GPU72 by way of...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-24, 23:10
Replies: 255
Views: 20,292
Posted By chalsall
Thanks. Yup. The saying "Maths...

Thanks.



Yup.

The saying "Maths are hard" being modeled upon girls pisses me off.

Most of the girls around me are far smarter than the boys. Funny how that works.
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-09-24, 22:48
Replies: 58
Views: 7,251
Posted By chalsall
Please don't take this the wrong way. But,...

Please don't take this the wrong way. But, demonstrably, there's just no "there" there.

Those who know giggle in your general direction...

Deal with it.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-24, 22:21
Replies: 255
Views: 20,292
Posted By chalsall
OK. I hear you. Loud and clear. ...

OK. I hear you. Loud and clear.



Copy. I'm actually having to bring Alice and Bob into the thought experiment just to have a standardized framework for the discussions.
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-24, 22:00
Replies: 87
Views: 15,004
Posted By chalsall
You do know you're staff. Correct? Cats are...

You do know you're staff. Correct?

Cats are a bit like an ideal gas. They quickly expand to occupy all available space.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-24, 21:27
Replies: 255
Views: 20,292
Posted By chalsall
So... An important person in my Universe (who I...

So... An important person in my Universe (who I have not physically interacted with for more than sixteen years) tested positive, and has been hospitalized.

Those who care deeply about this...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-09-24, 16:55
Replies: 387
Views: 66,553
Posted By chalsall
Been there for as long as GPU72 has existed. ...

Been there for as long as GPU72 has existed. (Not meaning to be mean or anything, but I believe it was actually you who asked it be rendered as UTC rather than AST many years ago...)
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-09-24, 16:50
Replies: 387
Views: 66,553
Posted By chalsall
I don't really understand the feature request/bug...

I don't really understand the feature request/bug report.

Because this report is so computationally expensive, it is only generated once an hour (at the top of the hour, as indicated in the...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-09-23, 23:45
Replies: 128
Views: 14,697
Posted By chalsall
Including some creativity in that space. Carbon...

Including some creativity in that space. Carbon Credit Markets! Oh boy!



We do it here in little Bimshire.

Unfortunately in about forty years both the desal plant and the diesel generation...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-09-23, 21:35
Replies: 80
Views: 16,990
Posted By chalsall
Be thankful you didn't have to deal with the ash....

Be thankful you didn't have to deal with the ash. Be sorry for those who did have to, along with the molten rock.

I'm very happy to hear your observatory is OK.

I'm expecting locusts next... ...
Forum: Software 2021-09-23, 20:37
Replies: 446
Views: 47,174
Posted By chalsall
I would argue that for future readers it might...

I would argue that for future readers it might have been more valuable for you to quote my message to yours in a new post, rather than editing your post speaking to my subsequent post.

I deeply...
Forum: Software 2021-09-23, 20:11
Replies: 446
Views: 47,174
Posted By chalsall
All I can do is give you my empirical. [Work...

All I can do is give you my empirical.

[Work thread Sep 23 09:30] M27430621 stage 1 complete. 2997862 transforms. Time: 2750.641 sec.
[Work thread Sep 23 09:30] Starting stage 1 GCD - please be...
Forum: Software 2021-09-23, 19:35
Replies: 446
Views: 47,174
Posted By chalsall
Let's... :wink: You are working at the...

Let's... :wink:

You are working at the extreme edge. I understand the reasoning, but I would argue this should not inform "general policy".

My P-1'ers (using mprime...
Forum: Software 2021-09-23, 18:36
Replies: 446
Views: 47,174
Posted By chalsall
Time is the fundamental currency. Perfect is the...

Time is the fundamental currency. Perfect is the enemy of good. Much like a poem, software is never finished. Simply abandoned. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0nmHymgM7Y)

George /might/ have...
Forum: Software 2021-09-23, 18:09
Replies: 446
Views: 47,174
Posted By chalsall
Coordination of the concurrency of processes is a...

Coordination of the concurrency of processes is a non-trivial problem space.

There are cases where it simply makes sense to go single-threaded. Particularly when IOPS are involved.

Computers...
Forum: Data 2021-09-23, 17:50
Replies: 763
Views: 102,875
Posted By chalsall
I sometimes wonder just how many Pixar movies...

I sometimes wonder just how many Pixar movies could be rendered with the compute being brought to bear for this project (or the overall GIMPS project in general).

Admittedly, this takes longer to...
Forum: chalsall 2021-09-22, 18:25
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By chalsall
First big "ARG!!!" moment...

So, other than the usual tweaking of the GUI (mostly bringing in Fonts), things are going quite well with the new Ubuntu Desktop environment.

I have found that the "Software Boutique" is a cute,...
Forum: Software 2021-09-21, 20:33
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By chalsall
Please forgive me for this. But there is a...

Please forgive me for this. But there is a reason why many hate M$.

My own opinion... Their software has been shit for years. They used market manipulation to become dominant just when the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-21, 14:29
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By chalsall
Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, et...

Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, et al. These three offer free trials, but only the latter two's trials provide enough resources to be useful for this project.

Depending on how much...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-21, 01:39
Replies: 2,344
Views: 247,437
Posted By chalsall
Please forgive me for this. But some call it...

Please forgive me for this. But some call it Agile Development...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-21, 01:22
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By chalsall
Alternatively... Rent some kit "in the cloud". ...

Alternatively... Rent some kit "in the cloud".

Seriously. Unless you're working with PII or other seriously sensitive knowledge, leveraging on someone else's CapEx makes the most sense for...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-21, 00:22
Replies: 96
Views: 34,417
Posted By chalsall
Excellent. Thanks, George. Ken... Would...

Excellent. Thanks, George.

Ken... Would you be able to bring resources to bear, to test if this fix works for the cases being reported?

I'll trade you a bit of Canadian humour...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-20, 23:59
Replies: 2,344
Views: 247,437
Posted By chalsall
OK. We're just trying to figure out what isn't...

OK. We're just trying to figure out what isn't working in the various workflows. As has been reported here.

Are the "humans getting into the loop when they shouldn't" the problem? Manually...
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