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by Richard
Nov 30, 2020 0:22
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 14
Views: 643

Re: Pentacles

Richard. Do you use an editor to draw the fonts, it must have been a lot of work. They would be very handy for games coders. The reverse engineered stroke table is from my cloned PCB layout code. I wrote this short converter code. It makes the initialisation array. A little bit of editing followed ...
by Richard
Nov 29, 2020 2:41
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 14
Views: 643

Re: Pentacles

I wrote some code that converted a pen plotter character set to FB graphics Draw. I thought it might be useful to some. Comments welcome. ' draw ascii text onto a graphics page Sub DrawString( Byref ascii As String ) Static As String*120 s( 32 To 127 ) = { _ "BM+6,0", _ "M+0,-1 BM+0,-...
by Richard
Nov 24, 2020 23:59
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 14
Views: 643

Re: Pentacles

Your graphics says it all. On Oct 20, 2020, Albert was banned for off topic posting, until 31 Dec 2020.
The admins tired of all the reports they had to handle regarding Albert's posts unrelated to FB.
He now has time to find a more appropriate forum. Or if he returns, to change his approach.
by Richard
Nov 11, 2020 14:46
Forum: General
Topic: Sum of prime factors of positive integers
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Sum of prime factors of positive integers

Very interesting. I wonder how you came to that. It was interesting... I expected the lower bound would be a Log(x) function to some specific base. So I looked at the points falling below a trial bound of; y = 2 * Log2( x ) The reasoning was; If my Log() hypothesis was correct then; Applying the ch...
by Richard
Nov 11, 2020 0:30
Forum: General
Topic: Sum of prime factors of positive integers
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Sum of prime factors of positive integers

If we represent the sum of the prime factors of x by; y = Spf( x ) The rays on the diagram follow straight lines; y = Spf( a ) + x / a For prime values of a this generates points on the line; y = a + x / a Those lines are tangent to the line y = 2 + Sqr( x ) Notice that slopes and y-intercepts diffe...
by Richard
Nov 09, 2020 1:40
Forum: General
Topic: Sum of prime factors of positive integers
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Sum of prime factors of positive integers

Cleaned up so you can explore the scatter plot of the sum of an integers prime factors. Move the mouse to select and display details of the nearest point on the plot. Code revised and updated 11 Nov 2020. '======================================================================= ' Explore a scatter pl...
by Richard
Nov 07, 2020 8:20
Forum: General
Topic: Sum of prime factors of positive integers
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Sum of prime factors of positive integers

I think sum=2+(P/2) is missing from your factorisation. Somewhat butchered. Now includes all factors and primes. Dim prime( 1 To 12 ) As Short = { 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37 } Dim As Short primes = 12, n = prime( primes )^2 Dim As Short i, residue, sum, f_count, p_index, max ' setup ...
by Richard
Nov 06, 2020 13:19
Forum: General
Topic: Sum of prime factors of positive integers
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Sum of prime factors of positive integers

@xlucas
The upper bound that you follow with your max and plot as circles is; sum = 2 * Sqr( i )
by Richard
Sep 04, 2020 1:34
Forum: General
Topic: Pentacles
Replies: 14
Views: 643

Pentacles

Well, the thread Circles went around in circles, until it got dizzy, then Circles got squared. I am sure attempts to square the circle, by square programmers will continue. The Squares thread should logically progress to either Triangles or Pentagons, so how about triangles and a pentagon? New-age a...
by Richard
Aug 30, 2020 3:04
Forum: General
Topic: Strandbeesten walking mechanism
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Strandbeesten walking mechanism

Here is a short version of the Strandbeesten walking mechanism by Theo Jansen. They can be seen wandering the Dutch coast. For details see; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jansen%27s_linkage '======================================================================= ' Strandbeesten. Theo Jansen's walking...
by Richard
Aug 10, 2020 2:59
Forum: General
Topic: Squares
Replies: 8041
Views: 516636

Re: Squares

Also, to Richard and dodicat: perhaps you should stop giving him any explanation, you are just feeding his illusions I am not feeding Albert's illusions, I am grounding his delusions. Albert is a member of this community. If anyone asks me a question I will treat them fairly and answer it the best ...
by Richard
Aug 07, 2020 2:13
Forum: General
Topic: Squares
Replies: 8041
Views: 516636

Re: Squares

@Albert. Nuclear batteries are uneconomic and dangerous. No matter what I write, you will insist it can be done, even though it is no longer done. Rupert Sheldrake invented the terms “Morphic Resonance” and “Morphic Fields” to explain why it is so easy to reinvent something. https://en.wikipedia.org...
by Richard
Aug 06, 2020 5:19
Forum: General
Topic: Squares
Replies: 8041
Views: 516636

Re: Squares

@Richard But if you make the wires out of di-similar radioactive metals ( neptunium / plutonium ) , it should be self powering , without needing a heat source.. The temperature of one end of the wire must be different to the other. That will not happen if the wire material provides the heat. You ar...
by Richard
Aug 06, 2020 2:49
Forum: General
Topic: Squares
Replies: 8041
Views: 516636

Re: Squares

@albert. Do you really want to cause cancer in the users? Radiation makes electronics unreliable and kills semiconductor chips. You have not “invented it”, you have just realised that it could be done. You are so far behind you think you are first. You are 65 years too late. https://en.wikipedia.org...
by Richard
Jul 28, 2020 1:47
Forum: General
Topic: Squares
Replies: 8041
Views: 516636

Re: Squares

Most pro-cyclists can leg press 800 to 1,200 pounds.. With a regular bicycle you can only press down with your own weight.. Unless to stand up and pull up on the handle bars.. ( i had a 21 speed bike and bent the handle bars and pedals , powering up a hill.. ) A recumbent bike , like above , you ca...

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