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by platinum
February 5th, 2020, 11:17 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Trump -- the last 100 days
Replies: 3363
Views: 155121

Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

Well, the die is cast.  

Wonder (perhaps far fetched, but...) if Mitt Romney might declare and run as an Independent.
by platinum
February 3rd, 2020, 3:50 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Time series forecasting
Replies: 27
Views: 190437

Re: Time series forecasting

Indeed and another important date:

16.09.1992

One way or another this should loop back to time series forecasting...
by platinum
February 3rd, 2020, 12:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Time series forecasting
Replies: 27
Views: 190437

Re: Time series forecasting

Well, I meant the publication of Ulysses, actually.

Another interesting sequence and date:

01.01.2002

The Euro!

Who would have predicted then that the UK would be out of the EU on 01.02.2020?
by platinum
February 2nd, 2020, 11:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Time series forecasting
Replies: 27
Views: 190437

Re: Time series forecasting

On this day in history:

1922 James Joyce's "Ulysses" published in Paris (1,000 copies)

So 02.02.22

A special day for some people here perhaps.
by platinum
February 2nd, 2020, 11:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Time series forecasting
Replies: 27
Views: 190437

Re: Time series forecasting

True enough

20.02.2020 then

And 22.02.2020 for good measure!
by platinum
February 2nd, 2020, 10:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Time series forecasting
Replies: 27
Views: 190437

Re: Time series forecasting

Well, 02-20-2020 is also nice though.
by platinum
January 25th, 2020, 1:33 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: BlackJack game
Replies: 25
Views: 2294

Re: BlackJack game

Surrender if you can, otherwise stand.

You can see this advice in the charts above too! : )
by platinum
January 24th, 2020, 4:06 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: BlackJack game
Replies: 25
Views: 2294

Re: BlackJack game

Looks like a Royal Flush developing there.
Deal me in!
by platinum
January 22nd, 2020, 3:47 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: BlackJack game
Replies: 25
Views: 2294

Re: BlackJack game

and for Infinite decks:

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by platinum
January 22nd, 2020, 3:44 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: BlackJack game
Replies: 25
Views: 2294

Re: BlackJack game

a useful set of charts

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by platinum
November 5th, 2019, 1:38 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Are you ready for Brexit?
Replies: 716
Views: 38707

Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

by platinum
April 8th, 2018, 3:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: DWave
Replies: 18
Views: 8338

Re: DWave

Cynical or not - there are some interesting opportunities for start-up types. IBM Gathers Startups into Its Quantum Computing Fold April 6 2018 article "IBM is expanding its strategy to commercialize quantum computing, adding eight startup companies to its network of organizations interested in appl...
by platinum
November 29th, 2015, 10:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Radio communication first mentioned?
Replies: 47
Views: 3396

Radio communication first mentioned?

And so to pull it back on topic, I would offer this:High Sensitivity Crystal Set
by platinum
November 29th, 2015, 9:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Radio communication first mentioned?
Replies: 47
Views: 3396

Radio communication first mentioned?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: platinumName a relatively early use of radio that scared many people. (A kind of accidental hoax).Orson Welles' radio theater presentation of War of the WorldsYes, 1938. Oddly enough some people did not understand that it was a spe...
by platinum
November 29th, 2015, 9:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Radio communication first mentioned?
Replies: 47
Views: 3396

Radio communication first mentioned?

QuoteOriginally posted by: CollectorThis just show how unreliable wikipedia is as a source. The first source is much older!Well, yes, just a small start in a sea of words. Name a relatively early use of radio that scared many people. (A kind of accidental hoax).
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