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by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 10:32 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: How many elephants ...
Replies: 6
Views: 669

Re: How many elephants ...

I’ve been to Sun City. The bell boy who took us to our hotel room was so proud that Michael Jackson had stayed there that he showed us around his room too. Which year; before or after Apartheid? Like Rod Stewart. Was the bell boy (your words) a 6'.5" Afrikaner? Our driver didn't take us there....
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 10:25 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 119
Views: 31876

Re: What is democracy?

Boris Johnson suffered a “crushing disappointment” by-election defeat which today sparked claims that the Tory “Blue Wall” around London could be starting to crumble.

"That's entertainment, That's entertainment"
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 10:23 pm
Forum: Forum and Website Bugs and Suggestions
Topic: Should the Lib Dems be tippexed or rehabitated?
Replies: 3
Views: 8978

Re: Should the Lib Dems be tippexed or rehabitated?

Chesham and Amersham by-election: Blow for Tories as Lib Dems overturn 16,000 majority in ‘Blue Wall’ shock

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politic ... 41287.html
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 8:02 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 119
Views: 31876

Re: What is democracy?

Joe Biden has a good tailor. And of course Draghi who makes for a bella figura. No, no, no. Their clothes are “signalling.” Boris is saying he’s a gentleman. The other men are saying, “I’m an estate agent.” I don’t know what the women are saying but I’m getting the tightening in the scrotum that I ...
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 2:27 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: How many elephants ...
Replies: 6
Views: 669

Re: How many elephants ...

Ok, ok
If you've seen one, you've seen them all.
I was almost run down by a herd (>10) of elephants near Sun City..BTW I didn't go there..
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 10:32 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: hey sugar dads
Replies: 18
Views: 112936

Re: hey sugar dads

Any up-to-date view on this?

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by Cuchulainn
June 19th, 2021, 7:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Linkedin me up Scotty!
Replies: 209
Views: 22296

Re: Linkedin me up Scotty!

No shortage of personal shrinks

Ik combineer coaching met mijn expertise en ervaring als psycholoog. Waardoor ik diepte-coaching kan leveren.
Daarmee kan ik in korte tijd mensen zichzelf nog beter leren kennen. En effectiever blokkades opruimen, in werk en ook persoonlijk.
by Cuchulainn
June 19th, 2021, 3:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Are You Ready for Some Football?
Replies: 265
Views: 53623

Re: Are You Ready for Some Football?

Culloden 2021?
by Cuchulainn
June 19th, 2021, 10:37 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?
Replies: 72
Views: 5452

Re: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?

Half-time score

Brexit was a typically English revolution – one that left the elites unharmed

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... ling-class

// I didn't know JRM was younger than Noel Gallagher.
by Cuchulainn
June 19th, 2021, 9:28 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Are You Ready for Some Football?
Replies: 265
Views: 53623

Re: Are You Ready for Some Football?

Millwall 0 Scotland 0

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by Cuchulainn
June 18th, 2021, 1:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bad things that come out of this pandemic
Replies: 216
Views: 20392

Re: Bad things that come out of this pandemic

beer belly, more likely.
by Cuchulainn
June 18th, 2021, 11:33 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++23
Replies: 0
Views: 69

C++23

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%2B%2B23

I would say; no big new features, rather fixes and extra thingies added to C++20.
by Cuchulainn
June 18th, 2021, 10:22 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 416
Views: 60333

Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

Newton and Euler were the same person?? The acorn doesn’t fall from the tree. But Lagrange is closer. Nature is continuous, but the human brain is discrete. Example 1. Gradient descent (discrete), starting point for ML? [$]k = 1,2,3[$] 2. Continuous realisation of 1. [$]0 \lt t \lt \infty[$]
by Cuchulainn
June 17th, 2021, 7:59 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 416
Views: 60333

Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

Newton and Euler were the same person??
The acorn doesn’t fall from the tree.
But Lagrange is closer.
by Cuchulainn
June 17th, 2021, 3:47 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 416
Views: 60333

Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

We've all learned (discrete) Newton's method in kindergarten

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton%27s_method

It is an iterative method and the nasty surprise is that it is the Euler method!

I suppose that the old-timers didn't have recourse to ODE solvers? Same with Cauchy's gradient descent.