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 Forum: storm5510 2021-04-22, 20:59 Replies: 5 Views: 138 Posted By Nick The Windows versus Linux discussion often becomes... The Windows versus Linux discussion often becomes heated but I thought this time that people managed on the whole to be critical of the other technology without attacking its users personally. If...
 Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-22, 18:20 Replies: 5 Views: 87 Posted By Nick This is an early example of an important general... This is an early example of an important general principle, namely that the nunber system a problem is posed in may not be the best one to solve it in. In this case, it is better to work with...
 Forum: Linux 2021-04-22, 15:13 Replies: 8 Views: 108 Posted By Nick In general, the concepts to be aware of here are... In general, the concepts to be aware of here are process groups, sessions and controlling terminals. man 7 credentialsis one place to start.
 Forum: Lounge 2021-04-19, 12:59 Replies: 1,091 Views: 78,189 Posted By Nick Surely it's more of a drone than a helicopter? Surely it's more of a drone than a helicopter?
 Forum: Hardware 2021-04-18, 18:37 Replies: 37 Views: 1,135 Posted By Nick At home with LaurV... 24714 At home with LaurV... 24714
 Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-18, 14:31 Replies: 10 Views: 224 Posted By Nick What's missing is definition of the notation. We... What's missing is definition of the notation. We can define it inductively as follows: Take any integer a. We define $$a^0=1$$ and, for each non-negative integer n, define $$a^{n+1}=a^n\cdot a$$....
 Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-04-18, 08:12 Replies: 2 Views: 112 Posted By Nick Hi Matt, They mean that you don't have to... Hi Matt, They mean that you don't have to use all the elements every time. For example. with 1 & 2 the five possibilities are: nothing 1 2 1,2 2,1
 Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-16, 21:35 Replies: 53 Views: 11,224 Posted By Nick Might that have started before the big eruption? Might that have started before the big eruption?
 Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-16, 18:12 Replies: 53 Views: 11,224 Posted By Nick New article from NASA... New article from NASA (https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/148190/tracking-la-soufrieres-plume)
 Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-14, 22:21 Replies: 53 Views: 11,224 Posted By Nick The 2nd photo on this NASA page... The 2nd photo on this NASA page (https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/148176/eruption-at-la-soufriere) shows how badly Barbados is getting it.
 Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-14, 21:43 Replies: 53 Views: 11,224 Posted By Nick Does anyone know yet how long this eruption is... Does anyone know yet how long this eruption is likely to last? Should we be thinking in days or months?
 2021-04-13, 12:54 Replies: 3 Views: 518 Posted By Nick Women in Numbers Europe 4 Event: 29 August - 2... Women in Numbers Europe 4 Event: 29 August - 2 September 2022 (note year) Place: Utrecht (Netherlands) Applicaation deadline: 21 June 2021 Details: https://women-in-numbers-europe-4.sites.uu.nl/...
 2021-04-13, 09:58 Replies: 7 Views: 127 Posted By Nick That is inconsistent counting. That is inconsistent counting.
 Forum: jwaltos 2021-04-12, 09:12 Replies: 6 Views: 227 Posted By Nick His observation is a neat trick but regarding -1... His observation is a neat trick but regarding -1 as a prime number just like the others would destroy the uniqueness of prime factorization. In group-theoretic terms -1 is an involution (so long...
 Forum: jwaltos 2021-04-11, 07:33 Replies: 6 Views: 227 Posted By Nick The prime numbers are precisely the orders of the... The prime numbers are precisely the orders of the simple abelian groups. So integer factorization tells us what is and is not possible when it comes to commuting symmetries.
 Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-10, 17:40 Replies: 53 Views: 11,224 Posted By Nick Yes, you're getting the volcanic ash - but not... Yes, you're getting the volcanic ash - but not the pyroclastic flows!
 Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-09, 15:51 Replies: 53 Views: 11,224 Posted By Nick La Soufrière on St. Vincent is erupting. The... La Soufrière on St. Vincent is erupting. The website of the local monitoring agency is apparently overloaded. Their Twitter communications are here: https://twitter.com/uwiseismic
 Forum: Lounge 2021-04-09, 15:08 Replies: 1,711 Views: 151,280 Posted By Nick Message from the King: "His lively personality... Message from the King: "His lively personality never ceased to leave an unforgettable impression"....
 Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-04, 07:59 Replies: 11 Views: 438 Posted By Nick Yes, indeed, people often get it wrong. In... Yes, indeed, people often get it wrong. In mathematics, this problem is captured by defining left-handed and right-handed bases for real vector spaces of any finite dimension.
 Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2021-04-02, 18:34 Replies: 19 Views: 681 Posted By Nick Sounds good! We have a cardiologist in the... Sounds good! We have a cardiologist in the family so occasionally get a layman's update on developments.
 Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2021-04-02, 17:14 Replies: 19 Views: 681 Posted By Nick What's your PhD thesis about? What's your PhD thesis about?
 Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-01, 18:10 Replies: 190 Sticky: Poll: COVID vaccination wavefront Views: 9,580 Posted By Nick Good to hear! :smile: Good to hear! :smile:
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-03-29, 15:25 Replies: 24 Views: 1,960 Posted By Nick They had to shift about 30 000 cubic metres of... They had to shift about 30 000 cubic metres of sand, and finally pulled the ship clear with 11 tugs and 2 sea-tugs. After its inspection the ship will finish its journey to Rotterdam.
 Forum: LaurV 2021-03-29, 12:04 Replies: 14 Views: 349 Posted By Nick In French, it's the subject of a Christmas carol:... In French, it's the subject of a Christmas carol: Quelle est cette odeur agréable (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quelle_est_cette_odeur_agr%C3%A9able%3F)
 2021-03-27, 22:30 Replies: 34 Views: 2,564 Posted By Nick From a report by an American for the BBC on US... From a report by an American for the BBC on US president Biden's first press conference: "Biden's performance was ... akin to a cautious walk across a not-quite-frozen lake. Every step was...
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