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Forum: PrimeNet 2022-12-03, 07:45
Replies: 6
Views: 2,317
Posted By ixfd64
I'm aware this is a very old thread, but I...

I'm aware this is a very old thread, but I suddenly realized there is another good reason to factor composite Mersenne numbers: every factor found is a potential counterexample to the conjecture that...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-10-30, 21:32
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By ixfd64
Looks like the paper has been retracted:...

Looks like the paper has been retracted: https://twitter.com/highergeometer/status/1586699921524080640
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-10-27, 01:56
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By ixfd64
A new claimed proof of the twin prime conjecture

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11225-022-10017-2

Unfortunately, there are at least two major red flags:


The author has made bold claims about other proofs, particularly the...
Forum: Math 2022-10-14, 23:51
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By ixfd64
17-year-old proves new theorem related to Carmichael numbers

https://quantamagazine.org/teenager-solves-stubborn-riddle-about-prime-number-look-alikes-20221013
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-10-13, 21:36
Replies: 595
Views: 45,759
Posted By ixfd64
It looks perfect now!

It looks perfect now!
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-10-13, 21:12
Replies: 595
Views: 45,759
Posted By ixfd64
The new interface looks very nice! However,...

The new interface looks very nice!

However, I do suggest increasing the padding around the buttons. I've uploaded an image as illustration.
Forum: News 2022-10-12, 01:54
Replies: 360
Views: 98,610
Posted By ixfd64
Half-serious, very low-effort idea: all stable...

Half-serious, very low-effort idea: all stable Prime95 releases should have a code name based on a place George wants to visit for vacation.
Forum: Information & Answers 2022-10-01, 03:16
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By ixfd64
Try these steps: Right-click the Prime95...

Try these steps:


Right-click the Prime95 executable and select Properties.
Go to the Compatibility tab and click the "Change high DPI settings" button.
Ensure the "Override high DPI scaling...
Forum: Lounge 2022-09-14, 03:57
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By ixfd64
I've always thought it would be fun to forage for...

I've always thought it would be fun to forage for mushrooms, but my mother is paranoid about accidental picking toxic ones. She's reluctant to even attend events hosted by experts. I haven't been...
Forum: GPU Computing 2022-08-24, 20:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By ixfd64
An alternate way to run a console application...

An alternate way to run a console application "silently" is to use PowerShell:

Start-Process -WindowStyle hidden { <command> }

It's slightly simpler than making a script or batch file.

I...
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-08-23, 19:40
Replies: 2,690
Views: 361,217
Posted By ixfd64
Doesn't seem to be anything serious, but the...

Doesn't seem to be anything serious, but the "recent cleared" list is displaying this message:
Forum: Soap Box 2022-08-15, 20:52
Replies: 30
Views: 1,497
Posted By ixfd64
[mod note] Posts were split from another thread...

[mod note] Posts were split from another thread that had gone off-topic: https://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=28006
Forum: Forum Feedback 2022-08-15, 20:51
Replies: 39
Views: 2,740
Posted By ixfd64
[mod note] Some off-topic posts have been moved...

[mod note] Some off-topic posts have been moved to a separate thread: https://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=28012
Forum: Forum Feedback 2022-08-15, 20:41
Replies: 39
Views: 2,740
Posted By ixfd64
I wasn't involved in the decision to ban...

I wasn't involved in the decision to ban Sweety439 but do agree with Stargate38 that the ban was an overreaction. It's fine that Marcel has decided to stop distributing the Windows version of Primo,...
Forum: Software 2022-08-14, 05:16
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By ixfd64
That solved the problem. Thanks!

That solved the problem. Thanks!
Forum: Software 2022-08-12, 22:20
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By ixfd64
Access denied when running Prime95 with -W option

I want to run Prime95 in a separate directory so I could try out different settings. But for some reason the -W option doesn't seem to work for me.

For example, I want to tell Prime95 to use the...
Forum: Chess 2022-08-01, 23:20
Replies: 72
Views: 45,789
Posted By ixfd64
Levy Rozman (GothamChess) has posted a video on...

Levy Rozman (GothamChess) has posted a video on how he identifies cheaters in online chess: https://youtube.com/watch?v=l5MD6hn5PgI
Forum: Software 2022-07-26, 00:31
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By ixfd64
Thanks. I re-implemented...

Thanks. I re-implemented gwbench_implementation_id() in Python for fun and got the same values.
Forum: Software 2022-07-22, 21:06
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By ixfd64
How to decipher gwnum.txt lines?

Probably a silly question, but what do all the values in gwnum.txt mean?

I noticed that each line in gwnum.txt corresponds to a set of data from the benchmarks. For example:
...
Forum: Software 2022-07-18, 18:54
Replies: 97
Views: 10,467
Posted By ixfd64
Am I correct to assume this is based on the new...

Am I correct to assume this is based on the new stage 2 implementation that doesn't support the Brent–Suyama extension?
Forum: Soap Box 2022-07-06, 16:26
Replies: 167
Views: 14,976
Posted By ixfd64
What are everyone's thoughts on ectogenesis? ...

What are everyone's thoughts on ectogenesis?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ectogenesis

Instead of killing the fetus, you would let it gestate in an artificial womb. Some are saying this could...
Forum: Data 2022-06-04, 06:54
Replies: 594
Views: 131,266
Posted By ixfd64
Yes, but it is not necessary to re-run the whole...

Yes, but it is not necessary to re-run the whole test as we can also generate PRP proofs for cofactors. Verifying a proof is much faster.
Forum: Lounge 2022-05-19, 20:27
Replies: 2,022
RIP
Views: 265,667
Posted By ixfd64
I really loved his music for the original Cosmos...

I really loved his music for the original Cosmos series.
Forum: Lounge 2022-05-18, 21:49
Replies: 1,396
Views: 130,538
Posted By ixfd64
https://kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/arti...

https://kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article261469492.html

https://ktvu.com/news/johnny-cash-water-tower-springs-a-leak-thanks-to-bullet-hole-in-very-sensitive-area

Hilarious, but a...
Forum: And now for something completely different 2022-05-16, 20:45
Replies: 219
Views: 24,770
Posted By ixfd64
Fair enough. ECPP does stand for elliptic curve...

Fair enough. ECPP does stand for elliptic curve primality proving after all.
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