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1) Message boards : Number crunching : Panic Mode On (92) Server Problems? (Message 1604420)
Posted 4 hours ago by Profile James Sotherden
Milkyway is paying credits out bigtime for two of my machines. But my other one running Einstien is meager.

Einstein is not a great soure of credits but it does very good science.

+1


Well like I said when Seti is back up they get NNT set untill needed again.
I want to find THE Signal.
2) Message boards : Number crunching : Panic Mode On (92) Server Problems? (Message 1604342)
Posted 8 hours ago by Profile James Sotherden
Will this ever gonna work again?
Don't let the volunteers crunch too much on their backup projects, f. e. Einstein, etc.
When they see the credit given there, they might give up on this... :รพ


True, when people get used to the extremely much higher credits of their backup project, they will abandon SETI in droves.

That'll of course benefit those of us who stays. More work units for us, and much easier to get them, once the project starts splitting work again :-)

I will abandon my backup projects as soon as an abundant supply of owrk units from Seti@Home arrive.
Milkyway is paying credits out bigtime for two of my machines. But my other one running Einstien is meager. But then Im only crunching on cpu. I think its because Im running a single precision GTX 550 Ti card. I will have to look into my account settings and the website and see whats up.
Finally went over the 1 million mark for Milkyway. Not bad for a backup project.
3) Message boards : News : Running out of workunits (Message 1603902)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile James Sotherden
It's now 11/21 ... update ?

Main page states that the database crashed. You might get dribbles of work, Maybe.
Ive been running backup projects since last Sunday because of no work.
4) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases Part Two (Message 1603875)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile James Sotherden
One day in the not so distant future diseases like the Plague will become resistant to antibiotics .

When will man learn that poverty breads disease and will be as big a threat as it once was before sewage treatment and clean water and antibiotics

Not only that but giving antibiotics to farm animals so they can gain more weoght and live to be slaughterd is a bane. Also idiot Doctors who hand out antiotics to idiots who have a virus but cry loud enough to get them.
And dont forget the dolts who when giving a ten day script for an antibiotic stop taking them after 5 days because they feel better.

And unless you are a surgeon getting ready to operate on someone you dont need anti bacterial hand soap. Regular soap works.

And then folks wonder why antibiotics are getting less effective.
5) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Talk about your profile pic (Message 1602436)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
My profile pic needs to be updated. I dont work for that comapny anymore. THe owner sold 3/4 of his business and kept the wireless part. We moved to another location under a different name. After we moved we had 125 people and are over 400 now.

The plants behind me are sunflowers that I staretd from seed.
6) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Missing Persons Bureau (a.k.a. The Mother Hens Thread) (Message 1602079)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
Hopefully I can still post. I am alive, and well. Thank you guys for checking on me. :-) My wife knows how to log into everything, so if something bad were to happen, you all will know. :-)

Thanks again folks!

Thank Jeremy.
Our "Out House Philosopher" Hal did the same thing.
RIP Hal

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RIP Hal. I miss you my friend.
7) Message boards : Cafe SETI : PTSD 2 (Message 1602078)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
Ian, Sorry to here LSM is in pain. As I have advanced arthritus in one knee I can understand her pain. I can cook, But not multi tasking cooking. By that I mean I have no clue on when To start foods cooking so they end up done at the same time. So some things end up well done or under done.
Im a little better at it then the first time my wife was laid up. But Im amazed how my wife can do a multiple course meals and it all gets done at the same time.
I do mash the potatos though. After getting both shoulder joints replaced she just dosent like doing it.

I tip my hat to each one of you in here, Who have had to face some very severe obstacles on the path of life, And prserverd.
8) Message boards : Politics : Computers & Technology 2 (Message 1602060)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
So... What does this little ditty say about the caliber behind those "MSCE" qualifications?...


Five-year-old passes Microsoft exam

A boy from Coventry has become the youngest computer specialist in the world.

Ayan Qureshi is now a Microsoft Certified Professional after passing the tech giant's exam when he was just five years old...




All just "child's play"?...

IT is what you make it...
Martin

This post says a lot about your calibre!

You ever heard of two words...

...Child Prodigy?

Now if that same kid could gather all the different flavors from the various distros out there and get his fathers company up and running. I would say he is a child prodigy:)
9) Message boards : Number crunching : Panic Mode On (92) Server Problems? (Message 1602047)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
My two win7 machines ran out of work early Sunday evening. They are on backup projects. My Vista machine still has 57 tasks, A few are AP work.

Ive set NNT for Seti and will wait when there is a big enough buffer of work. That will give me a chance to run down my backup work.
I can be patient to get the credits for my Seti toaster:)
10) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Transportation safety 2 (Message 1601589)
Posted 7 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
Gary has the symptom, but the cause remains the pursuit of money, regardless of other results. It is easy to count money, and therefore easy to compare your financial results and efforts to others, so too many people focus on those numbers only. History will tell if we missed some other important results along the way.

I agree. Its profit at all costs for the major shareholders. They cant seem to think that a sustainable profital company is good enough. They want more no matter that it might kill said company by sleazy acts.
11) Message boards : Cafe SETI : PTSD 2 (Message 1601585)
Posted 7 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
Dr. hohum. My late second wife would second your post. Her parents were rotten to the core. Her father and his brothers were child molesters. Her mother and the aunts were either in denial or enabalers. Even the male cousins were rotten. Her cousin commtitted suicide beacuase of it.
I am sorry you had rotten parents. No kid deserve that.
12) Message boards : Number crunching : Lunatics Windows Installer v0.43a Maintenance Release (Message 1601574)
Posted 7 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
Also if you have the patience read my Running stock expierement

I went from luntaics to stock just to see what would happen.
13) Message boards : Cafe SETI : PTSD 2 (Message 1601366)
Posted 8 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
I so far have never been a care giver to a parent. My mom had to take of my dad in the last stages of parkinsons. But us kids were there for her to help out. I was a temporary care giver to my wife on 3 occasions.
She fell and broke her hip. That was 5 months of healing. Then a year later the rod they had in her thigh bone broke. So a few more months there. Then two years later she falls in the kitchen breaking her pelvis and shattering her left shoulder so bad they had to put a shoulder joint relacement in. She had bone fragments in her muscle tissue. I cant remember how many moths that was.
I love my wife very much, But caring for her got to be a pain. I still had to work. Plus do the chores that she normany did in addition to my own. And take care of her.
Thank goodness I had family that stepped in to take some of the burden off me. And my wifes girlfriend next door. She did a lot to help out.
Would I want to relive that whole thing over again. Hell No. But I do not regret doing it for one minute. I think they call that love.
So Gordan, Dont care what other people say. You have to do it your own way.
14) Message boards : Number crunching : Lunatics Windows Installer v0.43a Maintenance Release (Message 1601347)
Posted 8 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
You dont need to set NNT before using the Installer.
Also it doesn`t make any sense to use optimzed apps for CPU only because all stock GPU apps are optimized apps too.

Quite correct. From the test I did on my I7 Vista machine, Running stock apps VS. Opt apps there was statisticaly no differance at all.
Now that we are on AP v7 might have to try AP stock vs. Opt AP. When we get a reliable source of AP work again of course.
15) Message boards : Number crunching : Time to warm up back up projects? (Message 1600974)
Posted 9 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
When I run dry. My machines will do back up projects. No big deal, Maybe I can hit the one million mark on both of them this time around.
16) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Transportation safety 2 (Message 1600556)
Posted 10 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
Thanks Bill for the technical explanation. I can see how that would work.
I did forget that the bean counters prefer profits over safety:(
17) Message boards : Cafe SETI : To whom it may concern..... (Message 1600553)
Posted 10 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
LMAO.
18) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases Part Two (Message 1600551)
Posted 10 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
Are the wrong questions being asked?

"One thing that has struck Rosling during his short time in Liberia is the global desire to help the region.

Sitting in meetings, he says, "I have a US general on one side, a Chinese general on the other side and on the opposite side of the table sits a health professional from Cuba. We all work very nicely together."

& is the rest of the world at that table?


Well China does have considerable economic intrest if Africa. So of cousre they would want to be seen as doing thier part in helping out. That will pay off down the line.

Cuba, That is a suprise. Where is the rest of the world?
19) Message boards : Politics : Computers & Technology 2 (Message 1600548)
Posted 10 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
Ah that explains that then. Thanks Sten. Just have to stick to 10 a day instead of the usual 400 :-)


Well, I don't even have a facebook account.....:-)
Will never get one either. I belong to the more and more rare part of humanity that refuses facebook, twitter, and other so called social networks. Message boards is enough for me.

A man after my own heart. I dont belong to any of that social network crap either. All though the daugters and grands kids put the pressure on to join one. They claim, Thats how you can keep up with what we do. I say well use the damn telephone, OR heaven forbib E-mail me Or even text me.
I might be 62 but I can text.
@Sten- I can remeber when farmers around where I grew up plowed those fields and grew crops. Now days they have good size trees on them. Or are a housing developement.:(
20) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Transportation safety 2 (Message 1600170)
Posted 11 days ago by Profile James Sotherden
When I was in the USAF 72-80 they had a red line painted on the fusalge of where the prop would would be. Why would you have a seat direct in line on the inside? But then who knows which way that bad boy goes on belly landing.


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