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    03-21-2017, 09:50 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    That is possible but the brain sure wouldn't be in good shape. That sort of auto-resuscitation is always after earlier attempts to resuscitate that...
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    03-21-2017, 08:44 PM
    Evan replied to a thread O.T computer deal gone wrong in General
    Yes. Tell me, just how many video games are designed to run on Linux? Yes you can cheat for some of them.
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    03-21-2017, 08:37 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    Severe brain pathology means essentially brain dead, as in pull the plug. I obviously managed to avoid that it seems. I was on an EKG at the time so...
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    03-21-2017, 07:07 PM
    Evan replied to a thread O.T computer deal gone wrong in General
    Not quite, because it is intended to handle data transfers that do not involve computer graphics. It is a computer operating system that was...
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    03-21-2017, 05:55 PM
    I have been using one for many years (ceramic type). Still works just fine and I like the radiant heat. I can turn down the heat and still feel warm.
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    03-21-2017, 05:48 PM
    Evan replied to a thread O.T computer deal gone wrong in General
    Not something I said either, quite the opposite. Many servers run Linux but no real difference. They run it for what it is good at doing, not what it...
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    03-21-2017, 03:52 PM
    Evan replied to a thread O.T computer deal gone wrong in General
    Just have a look at a server farm with not a monitor in sight. Sure, a text only monitor is trivial to support but that has nothing to do with...
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    03-21-2017, 03:12 PM
    Evan replied to a thread O.T computer deal gone wrong in General
    You have that right. That is another main reason the schools like MACs but it doesn't change the other real issues. The schools also like the...
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    03-21-2017, 02:43 PM
    Evan replied to a thread O.T computer deal gone wrong in General
    You are right, I do not use and do not like the Macs, but it is the X based systems that are the real problems. I was under the impression that it...
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    03-21-2017, 12:33 PM
    Evan replied to a thread O.T computer deal gone wrong in General
    I run a virtual machine and have used various versions of Linux but there is a constant problem that much of the best software isn't available for...
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    03-21-2017, 04:05 AM
    Evan replied to a thread O.T computer deal gone wrong in General
    The issue with that is installing Windows. It is unlikely that it came with an install disk. If one can do an image backup to an external storage...
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    03-21-2017, 01:52 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    Here you can see something that is clearly a fractal video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyOb_IwT4vI Incidentally, since I am now using a...
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    03-21-2017, 01:40 AM
    Evan replied to a thread O.T computer deal gone wrong in General
    Yes, those are boot sector viruses. I haven't heard of any of those being around for a very long time. To get rid of those one must do a full format...
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    03-20-2017, 11:59 PM
    Evan replied to a thread O.T computer deal gone wrong in General
    The easiest way to deal with that is to reinstall Windows. There should be a separate partition on the drive for reinstallation from scratch. You...
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    03-20-2017, 10:44 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    They currently sample at 500 samples per second. So, based on the Nyquist limit of half the sample rate to avoid aliasing that is only 250 and for...
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    03-20-2017, 10:15 PM
    When you talk about safety in vehicles one needs to compare it to a tank full of gasoline. Also, the term "glass" can mean many things, such as...
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    03-20-2017, 07:49 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    Way cool! Thanks for that link. That could possibly explain what is now so very visible because of my work. It is how the clock speed of the brain...
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    03-20-2017, 06:36 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    Some may have watched it. Many years ago when I did watch some TV I stumbled on an episode, watched for about two minutes and have never seen it...
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    03-20-2017, 04:04 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    I was flatlined in 1980. I somehow did an auto-resuscitation with nobody else around while I was in hospital being treated for incipient septicemia....
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    03-20-2017, 03:18 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Introduction in General
    I have my Unimat at hand and my 3D printer but I haven't set them up to use since it would very much distract me from the work I am now doing. Ever...
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    03-20-2017, 01:54 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT CPU at 100%? in General
    For a laptop the best is to use an external USB-3 Solid State Drive. They are very fast and can have plenty of room. Prices are not bad now either....
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    03-20-2017, 01:03 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    Well, I have permission to use the brain model I found so that will make quite a difference in the appearance of the model. But it does...
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    03-20-2017, 02:30 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    Not a chance. There is no way I will cross the border again. That isn't just me either, it is many Canadians. I am not a dual citizen either. I wish...
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    03-19-2017, 11:16 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT CPU at 100%? in General
    I agree with all the above, especially keeping data off drive C. The Windows image backup works just fine in Win 7 but I haven't yet tried to redo...
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    03-19-2017, 10:56 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    That is how he always dressed as long as I can remember except when I was very young. He has always had a beard, same kind I wear, approximately. I...
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    03-19-2017, 08:56 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    That is my other great uncle. My grandfather was an engineer and helped build the hospital for Albert Schweitzer in the Congo. My grandmother worked...
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    03-19-2017, 08:14 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT CPU at 100%? in General
    Exactly. That is constantly giving me problems in the work I am doing. If I could write for Windows I wouldn't be using Sketchup as the support...
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    03-19-2017, 06:28 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: semi update re my work in General
    My father was officially a science teacher in high school. But it goes much further than that. He also taught teachers at UC Berkeley. But he also...
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    03-19-2017, 05:58 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT CPU at 100%? in General
    There are about 12 different forms of "spyware" somewhat hidden in Win 7. Unfortunately they must be disabled by rewriting the instructions in the...
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    03-19-2017, 05:48 PM
    I am not positive but in the very long PDF file of MD parts it appears that the part is monel. That doesn't make much sense for propellor parts....
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