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Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-12-08, 15:05
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Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-08, 14:32
Replies: 1,538
Views: 162,728
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Paxlovid™ is a combination of two drugs,...

Paxlovid™ is a combination of two drugs, PF-07321332 and ritonavir.

Ritonavir (brand name Norvir™) is a protease inhibitor which was approved by the FDA for treatment of AIDS in 1999.
...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-12-08, 14:11
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
That makes perfect sense. It corresponds to the...

That makes perfect sense. It corresponds to the Spanish El Señor de Quillacas. The quote I posted earlier said the Tata Quillacas was the Image of Christ Crucified in the church at Quillacas.

I...
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-08, 02:08
Replies: 291
Views: 35,152
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
On December 8 1813 Ludwig van Beethoven's...

On December 8

1813 Ludwig van Beethoven's 7th Symphony in A, premieres in Vienna with Beethoven conducting

1863 Abraham Lincoln issues his Amnesty Proclamation and plan for Reconstruction of...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-12-08, 01:46
Replies: 52
Views: 2,624
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I asked Bill Allombert, who writes Pari-GP code,...

I asked Bill Allombert, who writes Pari-GP code, about the parsing of a && b || c. According to him,
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-12-07, 23:56
Replies: 52
Views: 2,624
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
This reminds me of a joke I heard as a child:The...

This reminds me of a joke I heard as a child:The village blacksmith told his apprentice, "When I take the shoe out of the fire, I'll lay it on the anvil; and when I nod my head, you hit it with this...
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-07, 22:22
Replies: 1,538
Views: 162,728
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Italian dentist presents fake arm for vaccine to...

Italian dentist presents fake arm for vaccine to get pass (https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-oddities-health-europe-italy-d6e1ddb73b6c807f1c9b7e2f3bd073fc)
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-12-07, 15:03
Replies: 52
Views: 2,624
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Huh. If c is TRUE, (a && b) || c evaluates to...

Huh. If c is TRUE, (a && b) || c evaluates to TRUE, but a && (b || c) evaluates to the same truth value as a. It looks like Pari used the latter parsing instead of the former. Weird!
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-12-07, 02:00
Replies: 52
Views: 2,624
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Since when? The documentation I looked at says

Since when? The documentation I looked at says
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-07, 00:29
Replies: 291
Views: 35,152
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
From "On this Day" for December 7: 43 BC...

From "On this Day" for December 7:

43 BC Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman orator and politician is assassinated in Formiae

1900 Max Planck, in his house at Grunewald, on the outskirts of Berlin,...
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-06, 21:10
Replies: 291
Views: 35,152
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
December 6, 1904 HENNING JACOBSON, Plff. in Err.,...

December 6, 1904 HENNING JACOBSON, Plff. in Err., v. COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS (https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/197/11) argued before U.S. Supreme Court
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-12-06, 17:48
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Anyone know Quechua?

I have a CD, Music of the Andes (Volume One) by Inkari. The last song, Tata Quillacas, intrigued me. You can listen to it here...
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-06, 02:08
Replies: 291
Views: 35,152
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
On December 6: 1865 13th Amendment of the...

On December 6:

1865 13th Amendment of the United States Constitution is ratified, abolishing slavery
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-05, 20:12
Replies: 291
Views: 35,152
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Saudi Arabia didn't have anything like a written...

Saudi Arabia didn't have anything like a written constitution until the Basic Law of Government (Al-Niẓām al-Asāsī li al-Ḥukm) was established by royal decree in 1992 (amended, 2013).

Article I of...
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-05, 18:40
Replies: 1,812
RIP
Views: 190,253
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Beat me to it! Here's the AP story...

Beat me to it! Here's the AP story (https://apnews.com/737084f4e606c10a33a15384fbe05967):If memory serves, during the 1988 presidential campaign Dole, indicating his disabled right hand, told his...
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-05, 14:41
Replies: 291
Views: 35,152
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I noticed the following two events listed...

I noticed the following two events listed consecutively at On This Day (https://www.onthisday.com/). I thought the second in particular might be of interest.

1933 Prohibition ends in the US when...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-12-04, 14:53
Replies: 516
Views: 89,578
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Indonesia volcano: Residents flee as Mt Semeru...

Indonesia volcano: Residents flee as Mt Semeru spews huge ash cloud (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-59532251)UPDATE: Indonesia volcano: Volcano rescuers face ash as high as rooftops...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2021-12-04, 14:38
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I note that for a given x, the sequence of least...

I note that for a given x, the sequence of least primes with all g's \ge x for increasing n (down a given column of the table) is monotone increasing; likewise for a given n and increasing lower...
Forum: Hardware 2021-12-03, 15:55
Replies: 10
Views: 2,589
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
US government sues to block $40 billion...

US government sues to block $40 billion Nvidia-Arm chip deal (https://apnews.com/article/technology-business-lifestyle-europe-united-kingdom-d8d599c15b4f4e14e6f7b3f78d09ef07)
Forum: Puzzles 2021-12-02, 13:52
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
They need a proofreader! That should be has! ...

They need a proofreader! That should be has!

Leave making typos to me - I make enough for everybody!
Forum: And now for something completely different 2021-12-01, 20:29
Replies: 17
Views: 7,805
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Really? lift(Mod(2,10^4)^82589933 - 1) =...

Really?

lift(Mod(2,10^4)^82589933 - 1) = 2591
lift(Mod(2,10^6)^82589933 - 1) = 902591
lift(Mod(2,10^73)^82589933 - 1) = 4472526640076912114355308311969487633766457823695074037951210325217902591...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-12-01, 17:28
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
It depends on what you're given first. If r...

It depends on what you're given first.

If r = x1 is a Pisot number (an algebraic integer > 1 whose algebraic conjugates x2,... xn all have absolute value less than 1) then for positive integer k,...
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-01, 16:21
Replies: 187
Views: 13,988
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
That depends. A 2-digit day number is sometimes...

That depends. A 2-digit day number is sometimes obligatory for filling in dates on forms (MM/DD/YY). With that convention, 12/11/21 and 12/22/21 are the only ones left standing for this month.
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-01, 13:30
Replies: 1,538
Views: 162,728
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
An FDA panel supports Merck COVID drug in mixed...

An FDA panel supports Merck COVID drug in mixed vote (https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/11/30/1060130774/an-fda-panel-supports-merck-covid-drug-in-mixed-vote)
Forum: Lounge 2021-11-30, 22:40
Replies: 291
Views: 35,152
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
And they decided to celebrate in style! ...

And they decided to celebrate in style!

Barbados bids farewell to British monarchy, becomes republic...
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