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1) Message boards : SETI@home Science : SETI@home in the News (Message 1408179)
Posted 232 days ago by Profile Contact
His channel is filled with the most interesting facts. Vsauce
And this is a well done relevant offering.
Jul 12, 2013 - Are We Ready For Aliens?
2) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The Music Video Thread [5] (Message 998366)
Posted 1423 days ago by Profile Contact
Here's another fine tune. Not much to do with Morocco though.

It doesn't get much better than Sweet Child In Time.

Recorded Live in Copenhagen. 1972.
3) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The Music Video Thread [5] (Message 998360)
Posted 1423 days ago by Profile Contact
msattler wrote:
I am looking for a song...

'I haven't seen Morocco for a while'
With some excellent guitar work.

Sounds like Jackson Browne, but tastes a bit like James Taylor.
And it was a live version.
Any clues?

Something Fine
4) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Richard Wright passes on....... (Message 810877)
Posted 2032 days ago by Profile Contact
I'm lucky enough to tune this in on the stereo out of Oshawa, Ontario (94.9 FM) but he's also streamed live on the net:

Click to listen!
5) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Richard Wright passes on....... (Message 810876)
Posted 2032 days ago by Profile Contact
On Thursday, September 18, 2008, I heard this brilliant Richard Wright Tribute on the radio:

Tribute to Richard Wright

David Marsden wrote:
Conf: The NEWS
From: Marsden
Date: September 21, 2008 01:04 AM

I rarely post any of the mixes from my show, however the e-mail demands and requests are at an all time high to hear it again.

Since the days before Dark Side Of The Moon I have always been a major Pink Floyd fan. And indeed, had the great pleasure to chat with each of them many times and to introduce them at several major concerts.

Pink Floyd will never appear together in concert again. For me, I think that may be best. It would be nearly impossible for them to live up to the enormous expectations of the fans.

I consider myself extremely fortunate to have been able to see Pink Floyd live about 7 times in various cities.


6) Message boards : Cafe SETI : RIP Dogbytes (Message 701377)
Posted 2279 days ago by Profile Contact
On 21 December, 2007 a light went out.

What else can I say...I'm going to miss him.

This hits me hard.
I only knew him as Dogbytes.
He was too beautiful to describe.
7) Message boards : Technical News : Into the Long Weekend (Aug 31 2007) (Message 633092)
Posted 2416 days ago by Profile Contact
Seems real good right now ... Let's crunch!
8) Message boards : SETI@home Science : ASTRONOMY PICTURE OF THE DAY™ (Message 631720)
Posted 2418 days ago by Profile Contact


On Sept. 1, 2007, Earth passed through an ancient stream of debris laid down 2000+ years ago by Comet Kiess, sparking a brief but pretty display of Aurigid meteors.

Chris Peterson video-recorded this spectacular fireball

Alan Dyer snapped this picture of an Aurigid at sunrise.

The growing Aurigids Photo Gallery

Click here to see and hear an Aurigid fireball recorded just before daybreak on Sept. 1st.

Congratulations to Peter Jenniskens of the SETI Institute and colleagues who predicted this morning's Aurigid meteor shower. It materialized right on time in a sharp peak shortly before 1130 UT or 4:30 am PDT, Saturday, Sept. 1st.
9) Message boards : Number crunching : Under Windows Vista, can not make default browser from Boinc work (Message 624178)
Posted 2429 days ago by Profile Contact
when you use Boinc manager to browse project statistics etc, it always loads Internet Explorer.

I don't run Vista but as a workaround for the problem, I've been asked to post this link:

From that page:
then i believe you want to select the option Set program access and set defaults for this computer

choose custom, and expand it and make your changes accordingly, so that it is no longer set to use IE.

This is not the same as setting your default browser. In fact, there is no real reason for it to work (but it does). The default selection is "Use my current web browser" (which was already Firefox). Change it specifically to "Mozilla Firefox" and click OK.

10) Message boards : Number crunching : Boinc v5 is great! (Message 183143)
Posted 3092 days ago by Profile Contact
...a fix for the Win9x shutdown problem.

5.2.5 is big news for me and a few others i bet. Seems worth the wait.
11) Message boards : Number crunching : BOINC 5.2.2 possible download issues? (Message 180169)
Posted 3100 days ago by Profile Contact
I need to confirm that the download issue where the client stalls out after a successful RPC request is fixed in 5.2.2.

Yes. For me this problem has disappeared.
12) Message boards : Number crunching : Can't Link Error (Message 175891)
Posted 3110 days ago by Profile Contact
The following versions Zone Alarm will cause BOINC to fail.

ZoneAlarm Security Suite version:6.0.667.000
TrueVector version:6.0.667.000
Driver version:6.0.667.000

Excellent info! This is a version to stay away from.
I remember reading warnings of this version on the ZA boards awhile back and of course can't find a good link right now.
But this post sums it up:
13) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Are pirates welcome here at SETI@home? (Message 169413)
Posted 3131 days ago by Profile Contact

Tis a fine eve t' talk like a pirate.
In fact Pirates be in demand at times.

Times gone by...
Be shouting pirate commands for the next 24hrs. Very good that few will hear.
14) Message boards : Cafe SETI : sound an a question on an image (Message 167174)
Posted 3137 days ago by Profile Contact
i'm wondering if theres any way to convert SETI@HOME to sound instead of just image

Maybe something like wu2wav
15) Message boards : Number crunching : Work request too recent???!!! (Message 160881)
Posted 3149 days ago by Profile Contact
The ten minute wait must have been designed by someone with no know3ledge of statistics, or of computer wait queues.

More likely by someone with much past experience with this project and full understanding of what happens after an outage and what happens when someone discovers a tool to bombard the servers with way too many requests.

Also, why not produce a response message with some better clarity, instead of the maddening "too recent" message?

Very clear response.
"I just talked to you. Nothing new since a few minutes ago. Call me later."
BOINC understands. It will call back in 10 minutes.
16) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Pirates? WTF? (Message 160268)
Posted 3150 days ago by Profile Contact
Whenst ye be a'-walkin, din ferget 'at yir askt fer it... arr.

But we be in dry dock NA. He'd only get his shoes wet. And seein' him run t' t' pub with his arms tied be somethin' we've seen before.
17) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Pirates? WTF? (Message 159997)
Posted 3150 days ago by Profile Contact
Last thing I wanna be doin’ is messin’ with the minds o’ Pirates.

Raven, yours is not the 1st complaint I’ve received in this regard.
I’ve changed the title on top to ‘Pirates@Home Archive’
Hopefully this will make it more obvious what these pages are.

I’m amazed at the loyalty of Pirates. To be checking for life of this scuttled project is a testiment to how much fun we had there.
18) Message boards : Number crunching : Message@Home Down ... ??? (Message 158926)
Posted 3152 days ago by Profile Contact
I got an email from Rytis this morning. He is going to contact a company and attempt to get his project on "a real server".

Kinda bums me, but I know it is best for the project.

Jim. Understand you being bummed out. Unavoidable emotion.
You should understand that we know you relieved Rytis’ Laptop from playing server for the project.
We can only go forward from there. We know you were the first step.
We know you suffered financially and emotionally.

We thank you.

It’s good to see Rytis make the right decision. Fingers crossed for his attempt.
19) Message boards : Number crunching : So, IS seti actually recovering from the outages or what? (Message 151677)
Posted 3166 days ago by Profile Contact
Priorities, dependencies, and possibilities are all part of the equation. We apologize for the annoyance, but ... it's being dealt with.
- Matt

This is the new BOINC slogan!
Matt, you are also a poet.

20) Message boards : Number crunching : It's time to bight the bullet! Bring it on!!! (Message 149224)
Posted 3171 days ago by Profile Contact
Excellent post Major Moe. Thanks.
I can’t believe I disagree with The Gas Giant. Oh well, first time for everything.
Yes. I also can’t wait for BOINC to acquire all hardware in all the ‘closets’
But I think the greater need here is to respect Classic for a bit longer.
Lets bight the bullet... later.

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