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Forum: Lounge 2021-05-14, 23:07
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By retina
I guess that some of them are still probable...

I guess that some of them are still probable primes, some are primes, but most are only pseudoprimes.
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-13, 17:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By retina
That is delusional thinking. It is over 1/4 of...

That is delusional thinking. It is over 1/4 of the way around the planet. Imagine landing a craft in Lisbon and wanting to drive it to Helsinki with no roads and at less than 10m per day....
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-05-12, 19:32
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By retina
I remember Windows has various display settings....

I remember Windows has various display settings. Like turning off after X minutes. Under the power settings somewhere IIRC.

And other settings to tell it what to do when the lid is closed. Like...
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-01, 12:05
Replies: 77
Views: 9,128
Posted By retina
What is stopping you from learning new skills? ...

What is stopping you from learning new skills?

Or maybe you just trying to "encourage" someone else to work on your desires?

Also:...
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-01, 10:53
Replies: 77
Views: 9,128
Posted By retina
Go for it. More doing, less wondering.

Go for it. More doing, less wondering.
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-04-29, 21:35
Replies: 21
Views: 568
Posted By retina
Question Need to register / activate / login to run the...

Need to register / activate / login to run the OS? I think that turns the computer into yet another IoT device. I would be worried if that was my system.
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-28, 14:45
Replies: 77
Views: 9,128
Posted By retina
Digging ditches is also a career in itself. But...

Digging ditches is also a career in itself. But amateurs can also partake in the fun if they wish.

If you want a fantastic ditch dug quickly, hire a professional. If you want to spend no money and...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-04-28, 10:35
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By retina
It could be an issue with P95, but probably not. ...

It could be an issue with P95, but probably not.

I would suspect either your RAM or your CPU or both is/are being clocked too fast. Slow it down.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-26, 16:10
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By retina
... anything. Addition and subtraction...

... anything.

Addition and subtraction aren't hard. They aren't difficult. They aren't actually a problem at all. They are easy.

The problem seems to be the perception a lot of people have.
...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-25, 22:57
Replies: 4,312
Views: 330,093
Posted By retina
The idea is that you "hold" the product until the...

The idea is that you "hold" the product until the cheque arrives. Then you are expected to bank it in. The cheque clears (or so you think, actually it doesn't, the bank only pretends to clear it)....
Forum: Software 2021-04-25, 12:40
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By retina
What do you mean by "Intermediate...

What do you mean by "Intermediate Prime"?
Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-25, 08:30
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By retina
If we use the sedenion...

If we use the sedenion (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedenion) algebra, just using the cancellation law is not enough.

There can be two non-zero values a and b that satisfy ab == 0.

So simply...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-24, 15:28
Replies: 106
Views: 4,772
Posted By retina
Oh, okay. You got me. The words "from the...

Oh, okay. You got me.

The words "from the ROM" threw me. I thought it must be a webpage, book, place or similar. :redface:
The closest was "Royal Ontario Museum" and I couldn't see how that fit.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-24, 11:20
Replies: 106
Views: 4,772
Posted By retina
Never heard of it before. It is something...

Never heard of it before. It is something important?

:davar55:
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-24, 07:53
Replies: 106
Views: 4,772
Posted By retina
Question What is ROM? I tried a few sources but got...

What is ROM?

I tried a few sources but got nothing that looked connected.

https://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/ROM
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ROM
https://www.allacronyms.com/ROM
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-22, 20:36
Replies: 24
Views: 664
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: 24
Views: 664
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: 1,370
Views: 89,880
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: 1,226
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: 190
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: 670
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: 670
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: 1,100
Views: 82,342
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: 64,806
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: 4,312
Views: 330,093
Posted By retina
Yes, you are correct. I was blind. -e^pi <...

Yes, you are correct. I was blind.

-e^pi < ||x|| <= e^pi
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