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by albert
Jan 14, 2021 1:11
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 47
Views: 2250

Re: Pentacles

@Dodicat This formula compresses 5% on loop one... ================================= n1 = mid( bits , a , 8 ) v1 = val( "&B" + mid( n1 , 1 , 4 ) ) v2 = val( "&B" + mid( n1 , 5 , 4 ) ) if v2 <= 9 then outs+= chr( ( v1 * 10 ) + v2 ) else outs+= chr( ( v1 * 16 ) + v2 ) end i...
by albert
Jan 09, 2021 4:06
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 47
Views: 2250

Re: Pentacles

@Dodicat I've been playing around with the idea of robotics... I figure that the robots brain could be external and accessed through a radio ( RC ) or a cellphone.. Then you could hook the robot up to a super computer with AI like IBM's Watson computer... Then Watson could control the robot through ...
by albert
Jan 07, 2021 2:43
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 47
Views: 2250

Re: Pentacles

@Richard A = B x A / B B x A = ? and \ B cancels the mul out , so it's A = A Same as A = B + A - B = ( A = A ) I'm not entirely stupid... I'm just schooled in math formulas... I don't understand the complex formulas.. But all of math is simple , add , sub , mul , div , sqr , cuberoot .. and then the...
by albert
Jan 05, 2021 4:35
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 47
Views: 2250

Re: Pentacles

@Richard I'm not schooled in math... a = 2 : b = 2 n = ab From what i figure "ab" means to mul a * b , so n = 4 Why don't they just write n = a * b or n = a x b.. I'm not hip on the language of math... But I'm not entirely stupid.. And i got a formula that compresses , but won't post it.. ...
by albert
Jan 02, 2021 3:55
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 47
Views: 2250

Re: Pentacles

I tried the 8 bit bubble sort.. It expands 89% on loop 1 and 190% on loop2
by albert
Jan 02, 2021 3:33
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 47
Views: 2250

Re: Pentacles

Still working on data compression....

Since there's no patterns in random data. I got to figure a way to group bits together to make the stream compressible..

My above dictionary idea , doesn't work..

Maybe a bubble sort of 8 bits , and record the swaps??
by albert
Jan 02, 2021 2:05
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 47
Views: 2250

Re: Pentacles

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by albert
Jan 02, 2021 0:28
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 47
Views: 2250

Re: Pentacles

@Richard Dodicat's above post ; of wave powered compression , could work.. @Dodicat There are some places on Earth that get big enough swells on a continuing basis , to power the compressor.. Portugal gets big swells all the time , the surfers love Portugal , for the constant 20 to 40 foot waves.. T...
by albert
Jan 01, 2021 22:04
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 47
Views: 2250

Power Generator

I came up with an idea for power generation.. You have an underwater treadmill , with barrels.. The barrels fill with water at the top and then sink to the bottom of the treadmill.. At the bottom of the treadmill , the water is blown out by a compressor,, Then the empty barrels buoy to the surface a...
by albert
Jan 01, 2021 18:40
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 47
Views: 2250

Re: Pentacles

I stupidly thought that , if you could put all 256 values into the smallest dictionary possible , that it would allow compression.. It turns out that it's 1 for 1 , so you can't use it to compress... But i found a dictionary that fits all 256 values ( 0 to 255 ) into a dictionary size of 263 bits.. ...
by albert
Jan 01, 2021 18:34
Forum: General
Topic: Quirk in string statement
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Quirk in string statement

@CoderJeff

For some reason the string statement doesn't do strings..

dim as string txt = string( 3 , "Hello " )

Print txt

it outputs 3 ,H's "HHH" , instead of "Hello Hello Hello "
by albert
Oct 15, 2020 21:05
Forum: General
Topic: FBIDE
Replies: 10
Views: 685

Re: FBIDE

Sometimes on Linux , i have to open a terminal and run "top" In "top" you scroll with the up / down arrows to get the process to the top of the list.. Then you can hit "k" and then press the enter button twice to kill the process. FBIDETEMP.EXE But that's not the proble...
by albert
Oct 13, 2020 21:27
Forum: General
Topic: FBIDE
Replies: 10
Views: 685

Re: FBIDE

@counting_pine If i compile and run , i have no problem.. It's when i hit "Quick-Run" over and over for a a half hour or more.. The whole computer slows way down... I have to logout and back in to regain the normal speed. Modify the code and quick-run... Too many times and it slows the who...
by albert
Oct 11, 2020 23:18
Forum: General
Topic: FBIDE
Replies: 10
Views: 685

FBIDE

@everyone Has anyone else had the problem with computer slow down , after running a program in FBIDE multiple times??? Modifying the program and rerunning it several dozen to hundreds of times.. My computer slows way down... The only remedy is to logout and log back in.. To regain the speed.. With F...
by albert
Sep 11, 2020 4:02
Forum: General
Topic: Number Trick
Replies: 126
Views: 5400

Re: Number Trick

@CoderJeff Your code works... And it also sometimes compresses a few bits.. With 10 bytes input , it sometimes outputs 9.35 to 9.75 bytes... But the important part is , the output matches the input... screen 19 '' source string is a sequence of characters, each 0 to 255 '' we can optionally pass in ...

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