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    Still trying to get it to boot, but I suspect my...

    Still trying to get it to boot, but I suspect my boot disk failed. A bit of an issue, but I should manage to reinstall the OS on a different disk. I want to have a running system and be able to...
  2. Thread: Covid joke

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    From a cartoon in a Belgian newspaper: "I don't...

    From a cartoon in a Belgian newspaper:
    "I don't get why they have so many age-categories for the vaccination. At the rate they are vaccinating, everybody will be 65+ by the time they receive it."...
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    Yeah, I will try some things, but I doubt many...

    Yeah, I will try some things, but I doubt many consumers are interested in such systems. I will contact some companies I've found, see what they reply.

    The coolers on the Xeon came with the...
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    I lack the time and the space to maintain an old...

    I lack the time and the space to maintain an old pc park. The dual xeon sees no use as it just is too noisy and not that fast anymore, my 23 year old PII-450 has been sitting in my parents basement...
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    Could be... just surprised by the prices... but...

    Could be... just surprised by the prices... but it was a popular socket at the time. I'm not using it as it is loud and not running a recent Windows (mainly lack of license), but it is installed and...
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    prices of used parts

    I'm thinking of getting rid of my old server mainboard (Supermicro x5da8, 2x Xeon Prestiona 2.4GHz) and for laughs I checked prices of those boards on ebay.

    Shockingly, it seems that, somehow,...
  7. Thread: Dentures and Demons

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    Guess I'm not the one swamped with work......

    Guess I'm not the one swamped with work...
    Project upon project... :rolleyes: I don't know how/where the months are going...
  8. Thread: Dentures and Demons

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    Dentures and Demons

    Just discovered 2 nice adventures on mobile (android and ios): Dentures and Demons 1 and 2
    https://www.suiarts.com/

    Humor in the style of Monkey Island, puzzles that are solvable (a bit of...
  9. I gave the example of the Aptera as an...

    I gave the example of the Aptera as an illustration of how different the markets can be (2m regulation is for three-wheeled). There are doubts on the legality of the Cybertruck based on it failing...
  10. The interior looks nice, but I'v read a lot of...

    The interior looks nice, but I'v read a lot of criticism on car blogs on the yoke steering wheel and on the omission of the indicator stalk (replaced with touch surfaces on the yoke)... The yoke is...
  11. Thread: Happy X-mas

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    Got married without any of my family present (due...

    Got married without any of my family present (due to covid). Haven't seen my parents, family or friends back home in over a year. Got swamped in work, and we just learned we won a few research...
  12. Thread: Happy X-mas

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    A bit late, but still: best wishes for 2021...!

    A bit late, but still: best wishes for 2021...!
  13. Thread: Crow intelligence

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    And at a young age: fourmonthold ravens may be as...

    And at a young age: fourmonthold ravens may be as smart as adult apes!
    https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/fourmonthold-ravens-can-be-as-smart-as-adult-apes-cognitive-tests-shows/
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    Not even if I would live-video connect from.......

    Not even if I would live-video connect from.... the apartment.... (duh duh duuuuh)


    I added a Geforce 1070 to my Intel 4970k and use it for gaming. We don't play the latest games, and with the...
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    She has remote lessons, but it should be possible...

    She has remote lessons, but it should be possible (bandwidth should take it)... Apartment is a bit of a mess as we want to change some things... :ermm:
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    I probably won't make it. It is the first weekend...

    I probably won't make it. It is the first weekend my wife does not have classes to teach...
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    I missed it... Not sure I can manage that late in...

    I missed it... Not sure I can manage that late in the evening.... (sorry, project proposals and end-of-year reporting; combined with the fact that "work from home" actually made weekends and free...
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    I would also be open to try it, although I'm so...

    I would also be open to try it, although I'm so swamped with work and remote meetings...
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    Could be interesting... I've never me a fellow...

    Could be interesting... I've never me a fellow Murcer...
    We are quite few left though... :(
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    Headcasting is back!

    To some extent:
    https://www.hyprsense.com/

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n1_wIvhz00&feature=emb_logo

    Epic Games has acquired Hyprsense, with the goal to bring facial expressions to game...
  21. Thread: graphic tablet

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    graphic tablet

    Hello,

    We just bought a graphic tablet, mainly for the purpose of remote teaching - we heard from colleagues that is very useful as a tool for lessons in which you normally draw/write a lot on a...
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    I love the name of the statue that held up the...

    I love the name of the statue that held up the metrotrain: "Saved by a whale's tail"... :)
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    Belgium closed all restaurants, bars, ... for 1...

    Belgium closed all restaurants, bars, ... for 1 month and prohibited sales for alcohol after 20.00 (side-effect: some shops close at 20.00 in stead of at 21.00). Telework is required when possible....
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    What many people do not realize is that Belgium...

    What many people do not realize is that Belgium is also a federation, consisting of 3 "states": Flemish, Walloon (which include a German-speaking part with some independence) and Brussels area. They...
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    There was a beautiful map of Poland after the...

    There was a beautiful map of Poland after the elections. Divided by województwo ( more or less provinces) the map overwhelmingly had one colour. Divided by powiat (counties), the map overwhelmingly...
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