Posts by Borgholio


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1) Message boards : Number crunching : How close am I to the next badge? (Message 1525768)
Posted 107 days ago by Profile Borgholio
You know, I have a Boincstats account and for some reason I couldn't find that.

Hmm...doing the math it seems I'm in the top 1/2 percent of all SETI crunchers by RAC. That...doesn't seem right.
2) Message boards : Number crunching : How close am I to the next badge? (Message 1525716)
Posted 107 days ago by Profile Borgholio
Looks like I am in the top 25% for RAC (yay!), but how far am I from getting the 10% badge? I can't seem to find that out. Any suggestions? Thanks!
3) Message boards : Number crunching : Computation error on Android Seti@home (Message 1512887)
Posted 140 days ago by Profile Borgholio
http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/results.php?hostid=7256179


As you can see, my Android is not doing to well with Seti@home workunits. It seems to do better with WCG and other projects, but Seti keeps having errors.

Any thoughts?
4) Message boards : SETI@home Science : Tech specs for SERENDIP VI? (Message 1450091)
Posted 292 days ago by Profile Borgholio
So specs aren't actually available yet. Gotcha.
5) Message boards : SETI@home Science : Tech specs for SERENDIP VI? (Message 1449403)
Posted 294 days ago by Profile Borgholio
The latest newsletter mentioned SERENDIP VI, but I can only find tech specs up to SERENDIP V on the web. Anybody have any idea how much stronger VI will be compared to V?
6) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1389004)
Posted 441 days ago by Profile Borgholio
Oh and another thing I've noticed. I just upgraded to a Galaxy Note 2, with a quad-core chip. At full tilt, the wall charger simply cannot provide enough juice to keep the phone at 100% while running BOINC on all four cores.

Still, running one or two cores is better than nothing. Running fewer cores helps keep the temp down too.
7) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1388986)
Posted 442 days ago by Profile Borgholio
Sure, I'll just carry one with me whenever I'm on the road. :)
8) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1388929)
Posted 442 days ago by Profile Borgholio
I think I found part of the problem. Most crashes occur when the app suspends / resumes a task.

I did not want my phone getting too hot, so I set it to suspend when the battery temp reached 30c. Trouble is that at night even when I'm not using it, running certain tasks would cause it to go over 30c. So it would suspend and resume all night long. This is when most of the errors took place.

By setting it to run constantly, it seemed to run smoothly...albeit a little hot.
9) Message boards : SETI@home Staff Blog : What's new about SETI@home v7 (Message 1386308)
Posted 449 days ago by Profile Borgholio
I know what a UFO is and have taken a photo of one. The RAF does not think of them as being of alien origin. This is what I meant. I should have explained it better.
Tullio



I think this is a very important distinction to make, that many people have forgotten about. UFO means, literally, Unidentified Flying Object. That's all. It doesn't automatically mean an alien spacecraft. A UFO could be a plane that is masked by clouds or reflecting the sunlight a certain way. It could be a cloud, or a bird, or a flock of birds, or anything really.

That said, I believe in UFOs. There are hundreds of things in the sky I can't always identify. Hell, one night a few years back I took a pic of an orange light flying patterns in the sky with no noise, no typical running lights, or anything. Turns out it was a candle kite, but at first it was a UFO because I didn't know what the hell it was.

So do I believe in UFOs? You bet. Do I believe they're alien spacecraft? No. Do I believe aliens visited Earth? I've seen no evidence of that.

Do I believe the government might want to cover up such a thing? Possibly, but with the millions of cameras, telescopes and radars belonging to private citizens and professional scientists watching the skies...something should have been seen by now. And good luck having any one national government try to silence something like that.
10) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1381716)
Posted 464 days ago by Profile Borgholio
Yeah stock Android 4.1.1. No updates currently available.
11) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1381050)
Posted 466 days ago by Profile Borgholio
Ok sent a few bug reports for SETI. Got them?
12) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1380772)
Posted 467 days ago by Profile Borgholio
Still wont let me send bug reports, I'm afraid.
13) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1380635)
Posted 467 days ago by Profile Borgholio
Looks like the website is still down due to the server move, can't submit bigs. Shame...I have like six to go out. :-)
14) Message boards : SETI@home Staff Blog : What's new about SETI@home v7 (Message 1380430)
Posted 467 days ago by Profile Borgholio
Unfortunately I am not good at computations or anything to do with computer programs. I am a layman. I joined because I believe the S.E.T.I. project is on the right track and will be the first to discover that we have other life in the universe. It is fun to watch how much gets done by me doing little to nothing. Can you explain what a signal would most likely look like?


A small spike on a graph.
15) Message boards : SETI@home Staff Blog : What's new about SETI@home v7 (Message 1380118)
Posted 468 days ago by Profile Borgholio
Thanks for the heads up! Question about the future of SETI@home, if you have a moment.

Every so often a new version of S@H comes out with increased sensitivity or a new type of search. Wouldn't it be easier to simply release a version of S@H that has it's sensitivity cranked up to the limits of the sensitivity of Arecibo, rather than ratcheting it up every couple years?
16) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1379601)
Posted 469 days ago by Profile Borgholio
k sent. Happy to be bugtesting for you, I think it's neat to run BOINC on my phone. :)
17) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1379506)
Posted 470 days ago by Profile Borgholio
K it found a bug when primegrid crashed. Do I just send it to you from within the app?
18) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1379326)
Posted 470 days ago by Profile Borgholio
It says I need to install the bug catch version. Will this prevent me from updating automatically from the play store later?

Edit - installed the bugcheck version. The buttons for sending or saving the logs are greyed out.
19) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti android app (Message 1379163)
Posted 470 days ago by Profile Borgholio
Seti v7 keeps crashing out on my Galaxy S3. Out of a dozen workunits sent, only two successfully completed. I have tried detaching and re-attaching the project, as well as fully re-installing BOINC. No luck. Other projects seem to work fine.
20) Message boards : News : SETI@home Version 7 has been released (Message 1378650)
Posted 472 days ago by Profile Borgholio
So version includes auto correlation which, I assume based on reading the wiki, makes it more sensitive to weak signals? That's certainly a good thing. I'm still curious to know exactly how much more sensitive it makes S@H, and if there are any other improvements in v.7...


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