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 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-13, 14:17 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina Why are you deciding for them? Perhaps this is... Why are you deciding for them? Perhaps this is the real problem then. Let's dumb everything down so that even the dullards don't feel left out because, OMG, we can't make anyone feel left behind no...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-13, 12:37 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina I use hex numbers far more than any other base... I use hex numbers far more than any other base (except for base ten) in my normal daily activities. I rarely care about exactly dividing anything into 3 parts, or even 5 parts, so a base that has...
 Forum: Homework Help 2020-08-13, 11:18 Replies: 55 Views: 9,738 Posted By retina There is no hope of you ever solving your problem... There is no hope of you ever solving your problem with current technology. Thread closed.
 Forum: Information & Answers 2020-08-13, 08:13 Replies: 3 Views: 77 Posted By retina Indeed.~ echo "bin file" | rev elif nibProblem... Indeed.~ echo "bin file" | rev elif nibProblem solved. :tu:
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-13, 06:05 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina log2/log10 ~= 0.3 means that a simple... log2/log10 ~= 0.3 means that a simple approximation for 210 ~= 103. Useful for estimating binary computer values. But log2/log12 ~= 0.2789429.... gives us no usefully close conversion ratios. ...
 Forum: Lounge 2020-08-12, 13:38 Replies: 3,976 Views: 235,955 Posted By retina https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazen_bull https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazen_bull
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 11:05 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina Oh. I was asking about the base of the age limit... Oh. I was asking about the base of the age limit you posted, which the only part I quoted, and I emboldened the two digits 55. ETA:Is that base-12 or some other base? Wait, is base-12 in...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 10:55 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina Makes no difference. The number of people under... Makes no difference. The number of people under discussion is still greater than two (or three if you include me).[/QUOTE]Okay, I choose base-999. Making it 55999. Wow, you three are all very old!...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 10:44 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina Optimal base is obviously base-10, where 10 is... Optimal base is obviously base-10, where 10 is expressed in the optimal base.
 Forum: Software 2020-08-11, 10:33 Replies: 5 Views: 149 Posted By retina Since the question has been answered and the... Since the question has been answered and the subject is raised ... I've wondered whether these auto-benchmarks are a net loss. The machines periodically spend a few minutes doing no useful work...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 10:22 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina Is that base-12 or some other base? Wait, is... Is that base-12 or some other base? Wait, is base-12 in base-12? Aarrggh, I'm so confused by all this.
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 10:16 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina That's great ... for you and the other two people... That's great ... for you and the other two people in the world that still know it.
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 09:00 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina So now we are getting down to the real reason you... So now we are getting down to the real reason you like base-12: to play silly card game. That sounds like the best reason yet that you have presented so far. So let's do it. :tu:
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 08:52 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina You seem overly concerned with fractions being... You seem overly concerned with fractions being "exact" for a small set of integer divisors. Do you really want to return the £sd (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C2%A3sd) currency scheme?
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 06:43 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina Doesn't look better to me, just different. Doesn't look better to me, just different.
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 06:33 Replies: 92 Views: 1,599 Posted By retina Why is dozenal "better" than decimal? Is... Why is dozenal "better" than decimal? Is there a better base than dozenal? If so, why not change to that one?
 Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-10, 12:24 Replies: 309 Views: 16,071 Posted By retina https://www.zdnet.com/article/smart-locks-opened-w... https://www.zdnet.com/article/smart-locks-opened-with-nothing-more-than-a-mac-address/
 Forum: Alberico Lepore 2020-08-09, 22:51 Replies: 12 Sticky: Last attempt to factor RSA Views: 730 Posted By retina This is so ridiculous. :loco: This is so ridiculous. :loco:
 Forum: Lounge 2020-08-09, 09:56 Replies: 4 Views: 133 Posted By retina I guess "group". I guess "group".
 Forum: Lounge 2020-08-09, 09:04 Replies: 3,976 Views: 235,955 Posted By retina Someone will lose their kickback, we can't have that https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/advert-for-new-e-bike-banned-in-france-because-it-is-discredits-the-entire-car-sector-458972
 Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-09, 06:20 Replies: 309 Views: 16,071 Posted By retina It's okay because it was an "accident" https://www.theregister.com/2020/08/08/ai_in_brief/ We pinky swear that "accidents" like this will never happen again. Please ignore all the previous times we already said that, this time it's for...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-09, 04:06 Replies: 22 Views: 642 Posted By retina Let's go with integers. Let's go with integers.
 Forum: Lounge 2020-08-07, 06:56 Replies: 1 Views: 127 Posted By retina See here: ... See here: https://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=24819
 Forum: Hardware 2020-08-06, 22:54 Replies: 31 Views: 625 Posted By retina That only considers the purchase cost. The... That only considers the purchase cost. The operations costs makes sand an even worse proposal.
 Forum: Hardware 2020-08-06, 12:35 Replies: 31 Views: 625 Posted By retina Yes. But you only get one chance. You power it... Yes. But you only get one chance. You power it up, discover it is read-only, and if you don't immediately copy whatever you need NOW then the next time you try it will refuse to respond. I read it...
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