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 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-22, 20:36 Replies: 21 Views: 410 Posted By retina The idea is fine. Using fewer bases to test is... The idea is fine. Using fewer bases to test is always a good thing. But the lack of reasoning, and lack of proof, makes it all moot. It might work fine for all the small numbers you tested, but...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-22, 09:32 Replies: 21 Views: 410 Posted By retina Probably only you. The test on WP can be... Probably only you. The test on WP can be shown to be deterministic. Your test cannot. Therefore your test is not better.
 Forum: Lounge 2021-04-21, 14:50 Replies: 1,363 Views: 87,476 Posted By retina data vs datum Then some of you might hate the words bacteriums and bacterias. Language changes with usage. If people use those words then the language simply reflects that. Anyhow, I've gotta get back to...
 Forum: Factoring 2021-04-21, 08:04 Replies: 32 Views: 887 Posted By retina 86C is fine for silicon. Anything up to 95C... 86C is fine for silicon. Anything up to 95C is okay IME.
 Forum: Software 2021-04-20, 05:28 Replies: 7 Views: 135 Posted By retina ... then fix your system. It is no fun... ... then fix your system. It is no fun running wonky a system.
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-20, 04:15 Replies: 26 Views: 550 Posted By retina It is easy to rewrite it to make it clearer.for p... It is easy to rewrite it to make it clearer.for p in range(3, 608): x = 2**p-1 xx = pow(9, x//p//2, x)
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-20, 03:58 Replies: 26 Views: 550 Posted By retina You do realise that x.bit_length() == p, right? You do realise that x.bit_length() == p, right?
 Forum: Lounge 2021-04-19, 13:54 Replies: 1,091 Views: 78,087 Posted By retina It is both. Since WP is always 100% accurate... It is both. Since WP is always 100% accurate and knows everything: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helicopter
 Forum: News 2021-04-17, 20:52 Replies: 328 Views: 61,362 Posted By retina There isn't much to publish. "We ran some... There isn't much to publish. "We ran some existing software which we already talked about in the last publication, using already known algorithms, and discovered a prime. There was no award from...
 Forum: Lounge 2021-04-16, 03:46 Replies: 4,282 Views: 321,674 Posted By retina Yes, you are correct. I was blind. -e^pi <... Yes, you are correct. I was blind. -e^pi < ||x|| <= e^pi
 Forum: Lounge 2021-04-15, 16:12 Replies: 4,282 Views: 321,674 Posted By retina Works for any x (((x^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ = x Works for any x (((x^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ = x
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-15, 16:09 Replies: 45 Views: 5,023 Posted By retina Or, at least, so they claim. That excuse... Or, at least, so they claim. That excuse doesn't work in places where guns are not freely available. Rogue cop: "I thought his cell phone was a gun, your honour, so I shot him." Judge:...
 Forum: Lounge 2021-04-15, 11:15 Replies: 4,282 Views: 321,674 Posted By retina The eyes have it When: ⅈ = √-1 Then: (((ⅈ^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ)^ⅈ = ⅈ And ⅈ^ⅈ^ⅈ^ⅈ^...^ⅈ^ⅈ converges to ~ 0.438282... + 0.360592...ⅈ
 Forum: Hardware 2021-04-12, 14:21 Replies: 37 Views: 1,122 Posted By retina With 256GB RAM, I wonder about the purpose of the... With 256GB RAM, I wonder about the purpose of the 8GB swap?
 Forum: Software 2021-04-11, 17:28 Replies: 7 Views: 178 Posted By retina You have just encountered the standard time... You have just encountered the standard time estimation problem. There are many things that can make estimates bad. Perhaps the most likely is that you are running other higher priority tasks which...
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 11:07 Replies: 5 Views: 161 Posted By retina That is the correct answer. :tu: People... That is the correct answer. :tu: People here are too smart to fool so easily. :smile:What about travelling at infinite speed?
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 10:18 Replies: 5 Views: 161 Posted By retina Please give the answer to the question. Please give the answer to the question.
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 08:34 Replies: 5 Views: 161 Posted By retina Doubling your average speed? You are at the beginning of a perfectly flat and perfectly straight section of road that is exactly 1000 metres long (d = 1000 metres). You are wearing a Super-Chronograph 9000 stopwatch which can...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-11, 05:56 Replies: 80 Views: 3,317 Posted By retina If enough people make enough predictions (i.e.... If enough people make enough predictions (i.e. they simply cover all possible exponents) then it will happen that someone will guess the next prime. And of course we know the reaction: They will...
 Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-09, 20:23 Replies: 31 Views: 1,260 Posted By retina Hmmm? Your number ends in ...00 Squaring... Hmmm? Your number ends in ...00 Squaring +1 gives ...0001 The number in #1 ends in ...1529
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-07, 17:08 Replies: 46 Views: 1,183 Posted By retina It is soooo convenient At the counter of the grocery store ... Me: Can I buy this ice-cream with bitcoin here? Cashier: Yes sir, no problem. Me: How? Cashier: Just get out your computer, connect to the...
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-06, 08:32 Replies: 366 Views: 41,705 Posted By retina Verkada Inc. gave ’20-Year-Old Interns’ a ‘Super Admin’ privilege to look in on feeds https://dailycaller.com/2021/03/11/verkada-security-cameras-super-admin-hackers-security-breach/
 Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-05, 13:31 Replies: 190 Sticky: Poll: COVID vaccination wavefront Views: 9,560 Posted By retina The UK is delaying the second dose in order to... The UK is delaying the second dose in order to get more people with the first dose. So I'd guess that it doesn't matter much if you leave it till next week, or next month.
 Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-05, 02:26 Replies: 46 Views: 1,183 Posted By retina With standard, or normal, currencies at least you... With standard, or normal, currencies at least you know who is manipulating it. And might have the opportunity to vote them out in the next election if things don't go your way. Can you say the same...
 Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-04, 10:40 Replies: 2,127 Views: 205,969 Posted By retina I fairly sure that LaurV gave the correct answer... I fairly sure that LaurV gave the correct answer there. But I want to give a "better" answer. :devil: Forget about all those old GHzDays that were run on the ancient 6502 CPUs. Those cycles are...
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