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Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-12, 23:20
Replies: 41
Views: 10,483
Posted By chalsall
Yeah... Happen to have a good supply of N95...

Yeah... Happen to have a good supply of N95 masks in inventory... :smile:

The biggest issue at the moment is no "mains" water. Have backup reserves, of course, but hauling water up two flights...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-04-12, 22:01
Replies: 5,158
Views: 315,205
Posted By chalsall
And bug reports which are more detailed than "it...

And bug reports which are more detailed than "it doesn't work" are greatly appreciated. Seriously. :smile:



I am equally grateful for this community. There's some very cool talent around...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-12, 21:01
Replies: 79
Views: 3,159
Posted By chalsall
I thought you said earlier that your mommy and...

I thought you said earlier that your mommy and daddy bought you your kit.



They became internationally known. For a very brief period of time. ~15 minutes of fame...

It is worth noting...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-04-12, 20:53
Replies: 5,158
Views: 315,205
Posted By chalsall
Probably because of some "tech debt". GPU72...

Probably because of some "tech debt".

GPU72 was supposed to be temporary. I never imagined we'd be into the >100M range when the code was started. There are many stupid artificial "where"...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-12, 20:11
Replies: 41
Views: 10,483
Posted By chalsall
Yeah. Bloody annoying... Our house has flat...

Yeah. Bloody annoying...

Our house has flat roofs and many inaccessible ledges. Spent a good part of yesterday sweeping, shop-vacuuming, and power-washing the very fine dust. Only to have to do...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-10, 19:04
Replies: 41
Views: 10,483
Posted By chalsall
Nope. I immigrated in 2001. But friends of...

Nope. I immigrated in 2001.

But friends of mine were. It was, reportedly, amazingly bad!
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-10, 14:55
Replies: 41
Views: 10,483
Posted By chalsall
Yeah. We're 190 km to the east of Saint Vincent,...

Yeah. We're 190 km to the east of Saint Vincent, and it is so dark it is as if it is dusk.

The cats are freaking out! So are some of the humans...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-04-10, 14:52
Replies: 5,158
Views: 315,205
Posted By chalsall
You would have to ask him... But, yeah... I've...

You would have to ask him... But, yeah... I've been watching with a slack jaw as he brings an incredible amount of compute forward!

Thanks, Oliver!!! :tu:
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-08, 21:32
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By chalsall
Thanks, George!!! :tu: Although this means...

Thanks, George!!! :tu:

Although this means the LL'ers are going to lose the occasional P-1 run done before most Cat 3 and 4 assignments are abandoned. No biggie; the P-1s are usually Stage 1...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-08, 18:45
Replies: 189
Views: 9,155
Posted By chalsall
Three hours in a very chaotic queue (Bajans don't...

Three hours in a very chaotic queue (Bajans don't do Time and Motion studies well), but I'm now "jabbed"! :tu:
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-07, 20:40
Replies: 45
Views: 1,044
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. How this works is the debit card...

Indeed. How this works is the debit card provider is either speculating or simply batching the small transactions into larger ones if they actually want to sell BC.

But wasn't the whole point of...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-07, 20:38
Replies: 189
Views: 9,155
Posted By chalsall
Finally...

I'm scheduled for tomorrow morning. Happy! :chalsall:
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-07, 20:14
Replies: 45
Views: 1,044
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. By its very definition, it cannot scale.

Indeed. By its very definition, it cannot scale.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-07, 15:38
Replies: 1,140
Views: 96,314
Posted By chalsall
Yeah, I've noticed that as well across all...

Yeah, I've noticed that as well across all (most?) of my Instances. My empirical is that the Instance will continue to run within its nominal temporal allotment (sometimes hours) while the popup is...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-06, 23:37
Replies: 79
Views: 3,159
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. IMO, someone can't actually be this...

Indeed. IMO, someone can't actually be this stupid.

I'm modeling a high likelihood this is attention-seeking trolling. Much like an infant asking "Why?" repeatedly...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-06, 20:07
Replies: 1,140
Views: 96,314
Posted By chalsall
I found that if you wait for your Instance to...

I found that if you wait for your Instance to terminate (again! :wink:) and then click "Reload" it will appear. Clearly it's within the Colab WUI AJAX framework itself.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-06, 19:08
Replies: 1,140
Views: 96,314
Posted By chalsall
I'm getting all kinds of bizzare allotments at...

I'm getting all kinds of bizzare allotments at the moment. T4s (GREAT for TF!) which last a few hours or only 11 minutes. CPUs that last 12 hours or only 19 minutes...

I definitely think there's...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-04, 19:05
Replies: 45
Views: 1,044
Posted By chalsall
Not my problem. Just shows yet another weakness...

Not my problem. Just shows yet another weakness (in Bitcoin, at least).



Ditto. A beautiful thought experiment. But at least for the PoW attempts so far, they empirically just don't scale.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-04, 01:04
Replies: 45
Views: 1,044
Posted By chalsall
My personal opinion on this is if anyone actually...

My personal opinion on this is if anyone actually wants to participate in the "game", buy (or short) some Bitcoin or some other currency. Actually trying to mine is a fool's endeavor.
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-04-03, 21:01
Replies: 147
Views: 11,601
Posted By chalsall
Seconded.

Seconded.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-03, 18:55
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By chalsall
This presumes 90 degree turns... :wink:

This presumes 90 degree turns... :wink:
Forum: Factoring 2021-04-01, 19:01
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By chalsall
Yeah. Things have changed a bit (for the better)...

Yeah. Things have changed a bit (for the better) in the last twenty years or so... :smile:

Personally, I use CentOS for my servers and Fedora for my workstations. Although recent licencing...
Forum: Factoring 2021-04-01, 18:30
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By chalsall
IMO, WinBlows is barely adequate, but it has many...

IMO, WinBlows is barely adequate, but it has many rough edges, and some very expensive encumbrances.

It is worth noting that even Micro$oft has embraced Linux, now that they realize that "The...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-03-29, 18:19
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By chalsall
Just wondering... How did you get $100K USD in...

Just wondering... How did you get $100K USD in AWS credits?

I'm currently spending a little bit of coin with AWS, and I haven't been given such an offer. What, exactly, is the secret for the...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-03-28, 22:26
Replies: 5,158
Views: 315,205
Posted By chalsall
Thanks Oliver!

Wow! Thanks a lot Oliver! :tu:

1.3 MILLION GHzDays in less than a week! :bow:
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