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awarded Supporter
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10
comment Who created the Tet?
Interesting, for some reason my immediate assumption was that the Tet wasn't 'sent' by anyone, that it was just a wandering entity, surviving by soaking up resources from one system then moving onto the next. Though the Tet is an AI, it could have been the culmination of an ancient civilization and that it wasn't sent anymore than a wandering band of looters was 'sent' by someone. It could even have even been 'sent away' since it's obviously not very empathetic or compassionate.
Feb
10
awarded Scholar
Feb
10
accepted How did the "black liquid" work in Prometheus?
Feb
10
answered How did the "black liquid" work in Prometheus?
Dec
14
revised Bounding the basins of attraction of Newton's method
sites -> cites
Oct
9
comment Alternative to A4988 stepper motor driver?
@ConnorWolf, quite right! I didn't realize this until (what is now) many years later. I've since 'graduated' to using the Smoothieboard, which uses A4982 stepper drivers that have better thermal qualities along with some thermal vias placed underneath. They explicitly say not to put heat sinks on the top of them for precisely the reason you pointed out.
Sep
3
awarded Yearling
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3
awarded Yearling
Aug
17
awarded Popular Question
Aug
9
revised Throwing Balls into Bins, estimate a lowerbound of its probability
added 395 characters in body
Aug
9
comment Throwing Balls into Bins, estimate a lowerbound of its probability
@DouglasZare, I've verified your calculations, you're correct. Serves me right for not being more rigorous.
Jul
2
awarded Curious
Jul
2
awarded Curious
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2
awarded Curious
Jun
4
answered How do I completely disable bell in screen (both visual and audio)
Apr
24
awarded Yearling
Apr
24
awarded Yearling
Apr
4
comment Shortest distance between two line segments
There is a typo in the initial 'if segments_intersect' condition on line 6. It should be '...x22, y22): return 0' not '...y22, y22); return 0'. Also, be wary of integer math vs. floating point math. Thanks for the code snippet, besides the bugs, worked for me!
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awarded Enlightened
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