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Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-24, 01:41
Replies: 684
Views: 51,189
Posted By chalsall
I hope this context is understood. ...

I hope this context is understood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn3KWM1kuAw
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-24, 00:51
Replies: 684
Views: 51,189
Posted By chalsall
Perhaps... 8-) The men will hate to hear...

Perhaps... 8-)

The men will hate to hear this, but countries run by women have been safer.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-23, 23:13
Replies: 684
Views: 51,189
Posted By chalsall
Please accept my sincere apologies if any offense...

Please accept my sincere apologies if any offense has been taken by what I've said.

The point I was *trying* to make is while the USA is very important, it is not "the world".

The BGP...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-23, 22:48
Replies: 28
Views: 862
Posted By chalsall
While seminal, in my opinion "lightweight". ...

While seminal, in my opinion "lightweight".

That study didn't bring the profit driver function into the equation (although it might have identified psychopaths as interesting subjects).
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-23, 22:18
Replies: 684
Views: 51,189
Posted By chalsall
Please forgive me for this, but... The "rest...

Please forgive me for this, but...

The "rest of the world" watches this a bit like we watched the incredible Mars landings.

But rather than an amazing accomplishment of engineering and software...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-23, 21:20
Replies: 28
Views: 862
Posted By chalsall
If I may please share, I'm really enjoying this...

If I may please share, I'm really enjoying this experiment. :tu:


1. A reasonable amount of compute can be "harvested" from Colab.


2. There seem to be quite a few "dimensions" to the...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-22, 00:36
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By chalsall
That's what makes it fun! :wink:

That's what makes it fun! :wink:
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-21, 20:27
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By chalsall
Hmmm... If you're serious about that, I could...

Hmmm... If you're serious about that, I could investigate...

If they're providing a similar Notebook environment to Colab and Kaggle, it should be fairly trivial to adapt my existing code to run...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-21, 16:49
Replies: 28
Views: 862
Posted By chalsall
Very nice work gentlemen. :tu: Thanks for...

Very nice work gentlemen. :tu:

Thanks for the reference in your docs. I had a hoot designing and implementing my particular "proof-of-concept".

And, yes. I made a conscious decision to only...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-19, 23:00
Replies: 4,252
Views: 300,904
Posted By chalsall
Damn them things. They go out of their way...

Damn them things.

They go out of their way to do exactly what we tell them to do, even though it's not what we meant.

We ask for the DWIM command (Do What I Mean). But instead (behind our...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-19, 21:18
Replies: 1,677
RIP
Views: 137,326
Posted By chalsall
All kinds of very dark jokes went through my...

All kinds of very dark jokes went through my head, including Carbon Neutrality when our Sun sums our nets.

We are where we find ourselves at this instance in time.

Manage the situation.
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 22:42
Replies: 1,072
Views: 68,208
Posted By chalsall
OK, maybe only I found it funny... ...

OK, maybe only I found it funny...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kpBzUQHYtM
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 22:00
Replies: 1,072
Views: 68,208
Posted By chalsall
It's a good thing I read that after my meeting. ...

It's a good thing I read that after my meeting. Or else they would have seen me fall out of my chair and ROFLMAO (out of frame)... :smile:

I did read out the important status reports of the EDL...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 18:32
Replies: 1,072
Views: 68,208
Posted By chalsall
Annoyingly, I have an important meeting scheduled...

Annoyingly, I have an important meeting scheduled just when EDL occurs.

I don't do dichotic listening well (I can usually barely deal with one audio channel), but am going to give it another try...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-17, 19:28
Replies: 1,072
Views: 68,208
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. Thanks for sharing. Engineers tend...

Indeed. Thanks for sharing.

Engineers tend to "thread the needle" between what is the bare minimum and what is too expensive to build.

Along with Scientists, they (IMHO) should be listened to...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-17, 19:20
Replies: 1,677
RIP
Views: 137,326
Posted By chalsall
Good riddance.

Good riddance.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-15, 15:02
Replies: 2,108
Views: 189,631
Posted By chalsall
And, another oddity...101000000 54316 | 35141...

And, another oddity...101000000 54316 | 35141 14659 4471 45 | 135 6 39 6 | 1 4323 |
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-15, 00:59
Replies: 26
Views: 840
Posted By chalsall
Thanks for that. Sincerely... :smile: ...

Thanks for that. Sincerely... :smile:

Someone somewhere brought up an interesting point recently... "How does Musk square the circle wrt the carbon cost of Bitcoin?

The answer, of course, is...
Forum: Software 2021-02-14, 22:47
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By chalsall
Coolness. Although to share, it took some effort...

Coolness. Although to share, it took some effort to be comfortable with that. :smile:
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-14, 21:25
Replies: 26
Views: 840
Posted By chalsall
And, then suddenly, everything got quiet. ...

And, then suddenly, everything got quiet.

Nature abhors a vacuum...
Forum: Software 2021-02-14, 20:59
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By chalsall
Just to quickly share... As a serious...

Just to quickly share...

As a serious dyslexic (and on the ASD) I prefer the word "correct" over "right".

"Turn right here." "Um (while driving), there's no turn to our right." "No, I mean,...
Forum: Software 2021-02-14, 20:37
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By chalsall
That looks like an "FFT size cross-over" to me. ...

That looks like an "FFT size cross-over" to me. A complex function trying to maximize throughput while managing acceptable errors.

The size of the FFT chosen *is* a function of the Exponent...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-13, 00:37
Replies: 26
Views: 840
Posted By chalsall
Oh, come on... We haven't yet even gotten...

Oh, come on...

We haven't yet even gotten into discussing searching spaces exhaustively (sometimes cooperatively; sometimes competitively). :wink:
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-12, 22:38
Replies: 26
Views: 840
Posted By chalsall
Sigh... Really? This discussion, again? ...

Sigh... Really? This discussion, again?

Just because Musk invested 1.5B in Bitcoin by way of his Tesla vehicle doesn't mean every equation works.

Sigh again...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-12, 21:55
Replies: 88
Views: 2,876
Posted By chalsall
That clearly took some effort, Mike. Thanks for...

That clearly took some effort, Mike. Thanks for that; very funny.

But it took some mental gymnastics to transform F to C (and then to K; even when it went out-of-bounds).

Just to prove I'm...
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