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danickstr

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Time well-spent
« on: September 28, 2008, 03:12:51 pm »

(AP) -- Mathematicians at UCLA have discovered a 13 million-digit prime number, a long-sought milestone that makes them eligible for a $100,000 prize.
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grantis

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Re: Time well-spent
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2008, 03:15:16 pm »

My mind can't think that high, but wow, that's impressive!
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Re: Time well-spent
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2008, 03:39:25 pm »

Now i can get started on that diffuser i have always wanted.
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Larrchild

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Re: Time well-spent
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2008, 04:19:21 pm »

Only $130 per digit.
They were robbed.
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Re: Time well-spent
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2008, 04:37:51 pm »

That's pretty impressive.
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Re: Time well-spent
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2008, 09:59:43 am »

Larrchild wrote on Sun, 28 September 2008 16:19

Only $130 per digit.
They were robbed.


13 million digits...

$100,000...

Maybe accountancy's not for you, Larry... Wink

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MDM (maxdimario) wrote on Fri, 16 November 2007 21:36

I have the feeling that I have more experience in my little finger than you do in your whole body about audio electronics..

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Re: Time well-spent
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2008, 10:43:19 am »

Perhaps dyslexic, transpositional accountancy., lol.
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Re: Time well-spent
« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2008, 10:46:29 am »

Oooohhhh.... -bummer!

Banking may be your m
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MDM (maxdimario) wrote on Fri, 16 November 2007 21:36

I have the feeling that I have more experience in my little finger than you do in your whole body about audio electronics..

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Re: Time well-spent
« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2008, 11:31:06 am »

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Yes my "Gozinta's" were flipped.
Cypherin ain't my strong hand.
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Tomas Danko

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Re: Time well-spent
« Reply #9 on: September 29, 2008, 12:08:14 pm »

danickstr wrote on Sun, 28 September 2008 20:12

(AP) -- Mathematicians at UCLA have discovered a 13 million-digit prime number, a long-sought milestone that makes them eligible for a $100,000 prize.


Actually, it is very helpful information in areas such as cryptography and proofing security systems.

RSA FTW!
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