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Forum: Hardware 2020-09-29, 17:25
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By LaurV
David used to be a member of our forum, but he...

David used to be a member of our forum, but he disappeared some time ago.

For a while he seemed a good guy, till he went MIA.

In the past we (the forum) contributed to buy a KNL computer which...
Forum: Software 2020-09-29, 16:36
Replies: 281
Views: 31,369
Posted By LaurV
Windows? Did you double the hat?

Windows? Did you double the hat?
Forum: Factoring 2020-09-29, 15:29
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By LaurV
That's indeed strange, and well spotted! None of...

That's indeed strange, and well spotted! None of the factors I found for a while with THIS computer has any reported B1/B2 or Sigma, in spite of the fact that they WERE reported correctly to the...
Forum: enzocreti 2020-09-29, 10:24
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By LaurV
wow! you advanced now! this is a step up from the...

wow! you advanced now! this is a step up from the pg(whatever) numbers :lol:
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-29, 10:19
Replies: 55
Views: 1,698
Posted By LaurV
Haha. We will ex use you every time we can. You...

Haha. We will ex use you every time we can.
You can compare A217120 and A081264 every time you want, to see if any common terms.
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-29, 07:30
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By LaurV
Don't believe this guy! He tries to throw you off...

Don't believe this guy! He tries to throw you off so you won't find his evil lair.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-09-29, 07:25
Replies: 50
Views: 3,931
Posted By LaurV
Haha, brilliant, I almost can understand that,...

Haha, brilliant, I almost can understand that, but I put it in google translate anyhow, to be sure I'm not dreaming.
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-29, 07:19
Replies: 1,095
Views: 47,641
Posted By LaurV
+1.

+1.
Forum: Factoring 2020-09-29, 07:13
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By LaurV
1277 Factored!

Well, it has a 299 in front (https://www.mersenne.org/report_exponent/?exp_lo=2991277&full=1), but I am sure you people are clever enough not to care about such small difference... :razz:
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-29, 04:15
Replies: 1,037
Views: 59,132
Posted By LaurV
Haha, this reminds me of middle school times, we...

Haha, this reminds me of middle school times, we had a colleague who was always understanding the jokes later that the other people. Once, a funny (and good) teacher came into the class and said this...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2020-09-29, 02:05
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By LaurV
Who said is a non-trivial/proper factor? It can...

Who said is a non-trivial/proper factor? It can be 1.
On a more serious note, I can't see the glyphs, even if I have the fonts installed (Firefox). Any tips?
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-09-24, 10:31
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By LaurV
ECC RAM make you feel more comfortable about the...

ECC RAM make you feel more comfortable about the fact that whatever you put in the memory stays there unchanged. If you put garbage there, ECC RAM is no help.
Forum: mersenne.ca 2020-09-24, 02:10
Replies: 447
Sticky: mersenne.ca
Views: 25,477
Posted By LaurV
What? We have a prime without George going to...

What? We have a prime without George going to holiday? :no: I don't believe that!
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-09-24, 01:59
Replies: 1,637
Views: 149,880
Posted By LaurV
:tu: Nice job DrobinsonPE! Even better would be...

:tu: Nice job DrobinsonPE!
Even better would be if you specify what toy are you testing, in each post, beside of the OS, so the mortals like us who didn't follow the discussion from the start won't...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-23, 08:59
Replies: 55
Views: 1,698
Posted By LaurV
Prove him an asshole, by coming with a proof of...

Prove him an asshole, by coming with a proof of the fact that your test is more than a PRP test. Otherwise you are just a crank (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crank_(person)) or (worse) a troll...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-09-23, 08:41
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By LaurV
Yep, CERTs jump the queue. You may be able to...

Yep, CERTs jump the queue. You may be able to change this behavior (read the thread about the new P95) or completely opt out from CERTs, but as long as you opted in, you will get this type of work...
Forum: Software 2020-09-23, 08:05
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By LaurV
Not long ago we did some "study" and posted about...

Not long ago we did some "study" and posted about using SP to implement DP. In fact, you can not represent one DP by two SP (like it's the case for integers**), due to how the mantissa and the...
Forum: Abstract Algebra & Algebraic Number Theory 2020-09-21, 17:39
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By LaurV
About that age (a bit younger actually), one...

About that age (a bit younger actually), one colleague of mine and me, after we learned from the teacher that 22/7 is a "good" approximation of \(\pi\) (known to the old Greeks too, of course), we...
Forum: LaurV 2020-09-21, 17:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By LaurV
w00t Before: 23366 After: 23365 ...

Before:
23366


After:
23365


Hihi :razz:
Forum: Factoring 2020-09-15, 17:10
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By LaurV
The algorithm is not "random". You can use some...

The algorithm is not "random". You can use some math tricks, and you can get lucky when you select the starting parameters, but the calculus is deterministic.

For example, if you want to factor...
Forum: Factoring 2020-09-15, 16:47
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By LaurV
You compute a result "modulo something". So,...

You compute a result "modulo something". So, there are only a limited number of possible outcomes. The result is the input of the new "iteration". After long enough time, values will start to repeat,...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-15, 10:39
Replies: 55
Views: 1,698
Posted By LaurV
The fact that god plays dice or not or she is...

The fact that god plays dice or not or she is scratching her ass (i mean donkey) is non sequitur. The test is just PRP in disguise.
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 10:34
Replies: 46
Views: 1,979
Posted By LaurV
Shameless! :razz:

Shameless! :razz:
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 10:11
Replies: 1,095
Views: 47,641
Posted By LaurV
:popcorn:

:popcorn:
Forum: Software 2020-09-12, 07:49
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By LaurV
If you sieve for n to 1 million, you have one...

If you sieve for n to 1 million, you have one million candidates, but you sieve with primes much larger. Take a range of 1 million consecutive numbers. Small primes (below 1 million) are sieved out...
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