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Forum: Lounge 2021-06-18, 05:43
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By MooMoo2
You're not the only one; I'm also fairly happy...

You're not the only one; I'm also fairly happy with my Flickr account and even have a link to it on my Prime Pages bio:
https://primes.utm.edu/bios/page.php?id=505

edit: How did you get 5,264...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-18, 03:47
Replies: 1,740
RIP
Views: 165,669
Posted By MooMoo2
Yao-Min Chen, mountain climber:...

Yao-Min Chen, mountain climber: https://www.foxnews.com/us/california-man-dies-in-fall-from-one-of-states-highest-peaks-report

A few days ago, I climbed up Dunderberg Peak for an unrelated reason...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-06, 20:19
Replies: 1,004
Views: 89,454
Posted By MooMoo2
Nice! I wonder how strict the lockdowns were in...

Nice! I wonder how strict the lockdowns were in Barbados over the past year.

In the U.S., the pandemic running scene is a total grab bag. Some states allowed races and spectators as early as...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-06, 18:36
Replies: 26
Views: 930
Posted By MooMoo2
I've heard people say "hey guys!" when the group...

I've heard people say "hey guys!" when the group being addressed is predominantly (or even entirely) female.

But yes, there is a bit of gender bias in my assumption. For better or worse, the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-05, 17:57
Replies: 1,681
Views: 124,759
Posted By MooMoo2
In 2018, I looked into breaking one of these...

In 2018, I looked into breaking one of these records: http://www.numberworld.org/y-cruncher/ with GCE. I looked through my files and found the following notes. I don't know how much (if any) of it is...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-05, 17:35
Replies: 26
Views: 930
Posted By MooMoo2
I've watched the poll results quite closely over...

I've watched the poll results quite closely over the past ten days, and the delayed gratification guys generally responded before the YOLO dudes. Maybe the latter group was too busy living it up to...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-26, 19:09
Replies: 26
Views: 930
Posted By MooMoo2
YOLO vs. delayed gratification

A friend of a friend is very "into" (for lack of a better term) delayed gratification. Buy that new car? No, that's money that could be saved for retirement. Go on an overseas trip? Sure, but only...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-25, 15:52
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By MooMoo2
That's the main point of the thread :smile:...

That's the main point of the thread :smile: Although that number does change very frequently, it might be possible to get a rough estimate to within an order of magnitude.

Estimating a typical...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-25, 15:29
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By MooMoo2
The entire Internet Archive is "only" about 90...

The entire Internet Archive is "only" about 90 petabytes:
https://www.protocol.com/amp/internet-archive-preserving-future-2650997964

I have one 5 TB hard drive on my desk, which can store ~4.54...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-25, 05:09
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By MooMoo2
Could you fit the entire public Internet in your home?

Suppose you could instantly download all of the publically accessible data on the Internet onto some hardware. That includes things like most cat videos, Twitter rants, and porn, but doesn't include...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-19, 05:11
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By MooMoo2
Sometimes (maybe more often than not?) cost !=...

Sometimes (maybe more often than not?) cost != quality.

Out of all the plants that my mom and I bought over the years, the ones that did the best were the ones that we acquired cheaply and had low...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-16, 16:59
Replies: 46
Views: 3,690
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! If you're feeling extra adventurous,...

Thanks! If you're feeling extra adventurous, there are some places that will take you all the way up to 18,000' and give you supplemental oxygen:...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-15, 19:34
Replies: 46
Views: 3,690
Posted By MooMoo2
I jumped out of a perfectly good airplane a few...

I jumped out of a perfectly good airplane a few days ago at an altitude of ~14,000 feet above sea level / ~12,700 feet above ground level. This is the highest unpressurized altitude I've ever been...
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2021-05-05, 03:25
Replies: 1,032
Views: 141,397
Posted By MooMoo2
k=39 is now at n=5.256M. No new primes found, and...

k=39 is now at n=5.256M. No new primes found, and I'm continuing.

The results file is attached.
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-23, 20:57
Replies: 102
Views: 16,109
Posted By MooMoo2
"Working fills the wallet, but driving fills the...

"Working fills the wallet, but driving fills the soul."

Highway 163, between Kayenta, AZ and Mexican Hat, UT.
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2021-04-20, 05:53
Replies: 1,032
Views: 141,397
Posted By MooMoo2
No, I released it later that year: ...

No, I released it later that year:
https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=362176&postcount=752
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-05, 05:42
Replies: 227
Views: 14,428
Posted By MooMoo2
I got both doses (Pfizer) last month. Here's how...

I got both doses (Pfizer) last month. Here's how it went for those who're interested:

March 3 - got dose 1 in the afternoon. Ran a few miles in the evening and felt a bit more tired than usual,...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-07, 18:58
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By MooMoo2
There are a very small number of careers where 32...

There are a very small number of careers where 32 is too late to start (i.e., air traffic controllers must start their training by age 30). But fortunately for you, IT isn't one of them.

Your...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-07, 18:19
Replies: 46
Views: 3,690
Posted By MooMoo2
Highest would be Mt. Whitney (drove to 8,365',...

Highest would be Mt. Whitney (drove to 8,365', then did a very long hike to 14,500'); next highest would be Mt. Evans (drove to 14,130', then did a very short hike to 14,264').

On the opposite...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-02, 06:42
Replies: 1,004
Views: 89,454
Posted By MooMoo2
Yeah, that's what I meant. Apologies for the...

Yeah, that's what I meant. Apologies for the unclear wording.


It sure did!
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-02, 06:40
Replies: 1,004
Views: 89,454
Posted By MooMoo2
No, I only wore it while watching other races and...

No, I only wore it while watching other races and while doing my warmup and cool down.


Bummer. The official rules were that all coaches, race officials, and spectators had to wear masks at all...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-01, 01:44
Replies: 1,004
Views: 89,454
Posted By MooMoo2
I drove a couple hundred miles yesterday to...

I drove a couple hundred miles yesterday to compete in my first post-pandemic race. I got a 5:07 mile and was one of the slow guys out there (14th out of 17 in my heat and 41st overall; results are...
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2021-02-25, 05:32
Replies: 1,032
Views: 141,397
Posted By MooMoo2
I tested k=19 many years ago and found that...

I tested k=19 many years ago and found that n=645555 and n=916763 were prime.

That k is now listed as available on: https://www.rieselprime.de/ziki/Riesel_k%3D1-300

so I'll be reserving it...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-20, 18:26
Replies: 1,106
Views: 87,690
Posted By MooMoo2
I made it, too (along with 10,932,294 other...

I made it, too (along with 10,932,294 other people) :smile:

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8634/109-million-names-now-aboard-nasas-perseverance-mars-rover/
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-18, 06:04
Replies: 88
Views: 9,577
Posted By MooMoo2
Meh. The real fun is over here:...

Meh.

The real fun is over here: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/flights-to-nowhere-qantas/index.html
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