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  1. Trivia Analysis Known Facts: It is some guy in...

    Trivia Analysis

    Known Facts: It is some guy in some sort of uniform holding a sword over his head. There is a Canadian flag. DP is based out of Ottawa

    Conclusions: It must be the Princess Pat...
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    Sticky: Howard: So if 40 was reasonable, then todays...

    Howard: So if 40 was reasonable, then todays 1.64 is unreasonable? Insanely Great? Indicative of problems? Fantastically lucky?

    In one of the other educational threads, there is a bunch of info...
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    I am in awe

    :shocked: Daaammnnnnn you guys just wrote/debugged benchmarks for a *lot* of different platforms in at least 2 different languages within a couple days.
    I detect the presence of true computer gods...
  4. Poll: heheheh discovered the cost of shipping an...

    heheheh discovered the cost of shipping an obsolete box from Canada did you :scared:


    On the topic of low cost parts and systems:

    For those of you in the WA/BC area, I have been seeing a...
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    Keep it the way it is

    Rather than being upset about the loss of stats for the team when somebody jumps, why not build a strategy around it? There are huge number of small crunchers out there who don't belong to any team....
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    Now I know what a turtle feels like when...

    Now I know what a turtle feels like when dragsters go by. :notworthy


    At least I am still adhead of Dizzy!
  7. Sticky: No equations translation

    "What are the odds of knocking off the current king?" goes right to the heart of the problem as I see it. From my inadequate understanding, Howards best explaination of how this all works suggests...
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    Congratulations Dr. Hogue

    On being named on of Canada's Top 40 under 40.

    Report on Business Magazine has named our very own FEEDBOBO as one of Canada's leading lights under 40.

    Winners were selected for "vision and...
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    Sticky: Curems thoughts

    First off my apologies to Howard and Dr. Hogue, my post should have said they discovered the Protein Folding problem is solvable because it isn't in fact NP-complete. On rereading, I can see how my...
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    Sticky: Sorry minor change

    OOPs, slight mistake: Biochemistry/Biomolecular Structure is Officially what he is going for a Ph.D in but his chops are as an EE. All of his papers are computer related. His professor is...
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    Sticky: This isn't a run for the Nobel Prize

    Howard is a grad student in BioInformatics not just biology. As a bona-fide computer scientist, he works on computer applications for Biology.

    Fact:
    Computer Scientists don't get Nobel Prizes.
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    I don't think it was stupid either

    Anybody can have the best RMSA. As I see the rankings right now, #4 is some guy running a mac at enfield tennis acadamy and #7 looks to be a solo cruncher with only 500K structures (about 4 weeks of...
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    Sticky: Just a follow up The F@H guys have a...

    Just a follow up


    The F@H guys have a preliminary paper posted at their site which had the 3.3 figure from above. I did not intend quite as much of a put down as that looks like on rereading. I...
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    Sticky: I am not a biologist

    But I am a fair computer geek. From having read the papers here and at F@H, I think F@H and DF are answering fundamentally different questions. It is the equivelent of asking "How do I get to...
  15. I work for myself. But She Who Must Be Obeyed...

    I work for myself. But She Who Must Be Obeyed :notworthy likes her fish screen saver and would cause me bodily harm if I changed it.
  16. I started with the screen saver and then the text...

    I started with the screen saver and then the text client. The winner hands down is the text client run as a service. It uses everything available and seems to have very minimal overhead. Plus, the...
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    Poll: Kinda looks like a deer in the headlights. The...

    Kinda looks like a deer in the headlights. The "oh hell, this is gonna hurt" look.

    I would probably use it for tech questions.;)
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    Thanks bwkaz I was starting to believe there...

    Thanks bwkaz

    I was starting to believe there was some sort of vast conspiracy to convince me a linux client existed. Its not paranoia if there really is an evil force inside the machine trying to...
  19. Poll: If you pay the shipping, I have a couple of older...

    If you pay the shipping, I have a couple of older machines sitting around.

    P-100 and 133 I think. I occasionally get asked to give old computers a nice loving home where they can frolic with the...
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    Thanks again Fobot, putting it up on another...

    Thanks again Fobot, putting it up on another server would isolate the problem to either my ISP or mshri's server. Please let me know when you make the file visible. I should be here until late.
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    Howard and Fobot, Thanks for trying but those...

    Howard and Fobot,

    Thanks for trying but those aint the problem.

    Did the refresh before, did it again, still get page can't be displayed when trying to DL the win text client. Looks like the...
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    Cant get the ftp to work

    I have been trying all day to get the linux client from ftp.mshri.on.ca

    WinXP ftp client says can connect unkown error.
    Using the DL page at DF.org gets me page not found for all of the clients...
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    Say hello to Ivy!!!!:cheers: I took a lot of...

    Say hello to Ivy!!!!:cheers:

    I took a lot of tries, first to figure out why the network wasn't working but the DCHP was. Had to register the MAC with telus.net. Figured out how to get a MAC from...
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    Thanks FoBot:notworthy Looks like some heavy...

    Thanks FoBot:notworthy

    Looks like some heavy work for tonight. Debian, here I come.


    Power is not really an issue, Hydro is pretty cheap here, about the same dollars as in WA but in Loonies!...
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    Old Hardware

    I am new to Free-DC but I am an old geek. Yes, I did learn to code on a Commodore PET. And I have always believed that computers could change the world. Which brings me to my current problems...
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