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Comment: Re:It'll save \$11 million a year? (Score 1)473

by melted keyboard (#39527857) Attached to: Canada To Stop Making Pennies
Also one must consider the cost of transporting pennies, and the increasing cost of energy.

Comment: Re:On The Other Hand (Score 1)684

by melted keyboard (#31113928) Attached to: How Easy Is It To Cheat In CS?
Just to give some perspective on a harsh university response to cheating, the policy at my alma mater was as follows:
First offense in your academic career: -100% on the assignment you cheated on. (e.g. if an assignment was worth 5% of your final grade, in addition to not getting that 5%, you would lose an additional 5% making the maximum grade possible in that course a 90%).

Comment: Re:Can someone explain this to me? (Score 1)192

by melted keyboard (#30685114) Attached to: Factorization of a 768-Bit RSA Modulus
An RSA public key consists of (e, n) and the private key consists of (d, n). If you can factor "n" into "p" and "q", then it is trivial to compute "d" from "e".

Comment: Re:In my own apartment! (Score 1)920

by melted keyboard (#30476528) Attached to: The best pizza I have ever had, I found ...

For crust, try some recipes online - generally 1-3 cups flour(buy in bulk), 1/4 teaspoon salt, tablespoon yeast (buy in bulk and freeze), and a tablespoon sugar - plus whatever spices you want to flavor the crust, I like oregano on my thin crusts.

One of my favorite alterations to the ingredients above is to use Honey to activate the yeast instead of sugar.

NYT's "Games To Avoid" an Ironic, Perfect Gamer Wish List189

Posted by Soulskill
from the more-or-less dept.

Comment: Re:Wrong-o on the male-o (Score 1)834

by melted keyboard (#28840739) Attached to: Are Women Getting More Beautiful?
I'm not sure I could consider the guillotine a compression algorithm, perhaps closer to a one-way hash function.

Comment: Re:I have a Mac (Score 1)315

by melted keyboard (#27715109) Attached to: New Flu Strain Appears In the US and Mexico
But, but, but... then that means I can't visit cafes or delicatessens, while pointing out the flaws of others for using inferior hardware, OSes, and gadgets? *ducks*

Posted by ScuttleMonkey