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Forum: News 2020-10-25, 14:23
Replies: 571
Views: 58,096
Posted By tServo
Of course this is true, but luck plays a part...

Of course this is true, but luck plays a part also.
The last prime was found by Patrick Laroche on only his 4th try !

Read more here:

https://www.mersenne.org/primes/?press=M82589933
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-10-18, 12:15
Replies: 3,418
Views: 296,662
Posted By tServo
Perhaps this documentation might answer some...

Perhaps this documentation might answer some questions.
It is from the latest Cuda toolkit ( 11.x ) and shows how to run the Cuda toolkit from WSL2.
...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-16, 12:15
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By tServo
Yes, these times make perfect sense. Neither...

Yes, these times make perfect sense.

Neither the P4 nor the T4 have many FP64 cores available. These cores are essential for performance doing Stage1. Their specs are fairly close but since the T4...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-10-15, 21:38
Replies: 2,826
Views: 228,589
Posted By tServo
While examining the CudaLucas source, I noticed...

While examining the CudaLucas source, I noticed that it has the ability to display the relative amount of time spent in the 4 main routines while running a benckmark. Can someone enlighten me how to...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-14, 12:39
Replies: 4,087
Views: 253,363
Posted By tServo
Playing the game "Doom" on a Samsung...

Playing the game "Doom" on a Samsung refrigerator:

https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/13/21514030/microsoft-xcloud-samsung-smart-fridge-doom-enternal-xbox-games-android
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-13, 16:49
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,738
Posted By tServo
I just saw an interesting video on the Weather...

I just saw an interesting video on the Weather Channel, of all places, about the desolation of the cruise industry. Apparently shipyards have an extremely large number of these behemoth ocean cruise...
Forum: Astronomy 2020-10-12, 13:23
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By tServo
Pix of rocket passing the moon

These are in the instagram account of a photographer who has been trying to get a shot like this for years. The rocket is the recent ISS supply mission that had a new "space toilet" aboard! Shades of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-10, 20:05
Replies: 74
Views: 1,844
Posted By tServo
When I heard this I wondered if it was an urban...

When I heard this I wondered if it was an urban myth:

If you attend a sporting event in a good sized stadium that has 50,000 to 100,000 spectators in the USA ( pre-Covid, of course ),...
Forum: Hardware 2020-10-04, 12:50
Replies: 171
Views: 10,201
Posted By tServo
I'm beginning to think the demand is so great for...

I'm beginning to think the demand is so great for these that you won't see any before the New Year.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-03, 13:14
Replies: 1,339
Views: 58,089
Posted By tServo
I read this story ( only the headline is...

I read this story ( only the headline is necessary, really ) that Merriam-Webster said that searches for the word "schadenfreude" went ballistic:
...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-30, 00:20
Replies: 1,339
Views: 58,089
Posted By tServo
What worries the bloated cheeto is not the fines...

What worries the bloated cheeto is not the fines but the jail time. I have read several analyses that explain the possibility of serious jail time for him and his daughter is very real.
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-21, 23:36
Replies: 171
Views: 10,201
Posted By tServo
Correction on my prior post. I think Ampere is...

Correction on my prior post.
I think Ampere is required for these nifty new features.
Forum: Software 2020-09-21, 23:34
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By tServo
Thank you for the info. My opinion on the...

Thank you for the info.
My opinion on the other items remains though since even that 64:1 won't cure the memory access issue.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-09-21, 17:28
Replies: 3,418
Views: 296,662
Posted By tServo
They have been around since Pascal. They are SXM...

They have been around since Pascal. They are SXM modules ( Pascal ) and SXM2 and SXM4 for Volta and Ampere respectively. For Data Center Machines, they are mounted on a carrier that can hold 4 or 8...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-21, 13:49
Replies: 171
Views: 10,201
Posted By tServo
WRT the Ampere architecture, most of it seems...

WRT the Ampere architecture, most of it seems directed towards the gamers and AI researchers. Still, I found 3 things in the latest release of the v11.0 CUDA toolkit that look VERY interesting:
...
Forum: Software 2020-09-21, 13:28
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By tServo
Ever since I exchanged a few e-mails with George...

Ever since I exchanged a few e-mails with George a while back, I have been working on this from time to time. Here is what I have discovered, but remember these are my opinions and could be wrong:
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-19, 00:00
Replies: 1,509
RIP
Views: 103,084
Posted By tServo
Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Now even if we get rid of that bloated cheeto in November, the facist he will appoint will be with us for decades, dammit.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Bader_Ginsburg
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-10, 20:54
Replies: 1,509
RIP
Views: 103,084
Posted By tServo
w00t Yeah, me too. I was enthralled by the intricate...

Yeah, me too. I was enthralled by the intricate plots and nuanced dialog.
It had nothing to do with Emma Peel's form-fitting black leather jump suit.
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-10, 16:33
Replies: 1,509
RIP
Views: 103,084
Posted By tServo
Diana Rigg

Who can ever forget her from "The Avengers" ?
She also married James Bond in one of the early movies and most recently appeared in "Game of Thrones"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana_Rigg
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-18, 17:03
Replies: 1,509
RIP
Views: 103,084
Posted By tServo
Konrad Steffen

Konrad Steffen was a glaciologist and expert on ocean level rise.
He was one of the first to raise the alarm about Greenland's ice melting.

(sorry, I can't seem to get the url to insert properly...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-18, 12:45
Replies: 48
Views: 2,453
Posted By tServo
Indeed, as a retired couple from Michigan...

Indeed, as a retired couple from Michigan discovered.
He read about a new lotto game and then started to examine its rules closely. He found a flaw.
They bet heavily on it and were getting a 60%...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-14, 00:30
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,738
Posted By tServo
WRT #3, No need to mimic, what about estrogen...

WRT #3, No need to mimic, what about estrogen itself and other hormones. This is a common component of birth control pills, for instance. I question whether water treatment plants can completely...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-12, 02:16
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,738
Posted By tServo
In my post I said "He didn't muster out until...

In my post I said "He didn't muster out until 1946" so he did 6 years.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-11, 19:51
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,738
Posted By tServo
I agree. This is an anecdote about my uncle...

I agree.
This is an anecdote about my uncle from his son:

My uncle enlisted in the navy in 1940 with his brother. Note this was BEFORE Pearl Harbor. Since he was mostly stationed on aircraft...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-11, 16:16
Replies: 47
Views: 2,652
Posted By tServo
Monarch migration

While speaking with an old friend, he reminded me of a road trip we took in the 1970s to a park in southern Ontario that featured a "Monarch encounter". It was to Point Pelee National Park. Point...
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