Understanding through Discussion


Welcome! You are not logged in. [ Login ]
EvC Forum active members: 86 (8915 total)
Current session began: 
Page Loaded: 07-20-2019 12:58 AM
20 online now:
DrJones*, dwise1, PaulK, Thugpreacha (AdminPhat) (4 members, 16 visitors)
Chatting now:  Chat room empty
Newest Member: 4petdinos
Upcoming Birthdays: anglagard
Post Volume:
Total: 857,116 Year: 12,152/19,786 Month: 1,933/2,641 Week: 442/708 Day: 1/135 Hour: 1/2


Thread  Details

Email This Thread
Newer Topic | Older Topic
  
Author Topic:   HIV research - from wester to easter ... ?
Silent H
Member (Idle past 4016 days)
Posts: 7405
From: satellite of love
Joined: 12-11-2002


Message 189 of 300 (275633)
01-04-2006 5:40 AM
Reply to: Message 187 by Asgara
01-03-2006 11:40 PM


Re: Wondering Why NOT More Members?
Very simple... it will not run on my system (or my gf's). Been there, checked into it, it's impossible.

I find this an interesting venture and I applaud all those doing so that can. One should be careful not to assume those that don't have less than a good reason.

Another reason others may have is an edge of paranoia about running someone else's programs on your own system. In the age of Bush's free reign Orwellian spy machine, that would not be inconceivable.

Since I can't run it, I didn't probe further but I am curious... is there any sense that this data is double checked? This is the age of hackers who like nothing more than to screw things up. What is to prevent a hacker from screwing with science by creating plausible but wholly false results (during or after processing)?


holmes
"...what a fool believes he sees, no wise man has the power to reason away.."(D. Bros)
This message is a reply to:
 Message 187 by Asgara, posted 01-03-2006 11:40 PM Asgara has not yet responded

Replies to this message:
 Message 190 by Parasomnium, posted 01-04-2006 5:58 AM Silent H has responded
 Message 194 by jar, posted 01-04-2006 11:32 AM Silent H has not yet responded

  
Silent H
Member (Idle past 4016 days)
Posts: 7405
From: satellite of love
Joined: 12-11-2002


Message 191 of 300 (275688)
01-04-2006 9:41 AM
Reply to: Message 190 by Parasomnium
01-04-2006 5:58 AM


Re: Wondering Why NOT More Members?
What is the problem? Maybe some technical wizards here can help you.

I don't want to get into a description of my system, let me just say the message from them was that it is not possible at this time.

I'm not much of a computer guy and the last time I had someone here try and talk me through something that was plainly possible I still didn't get it right. So I don't really want to spend time trying to jerry-rig something already said will not work.

Apparently people there are working on (at some point?) creating something I can use, but my guess is it is more likely I'll buy a computer that can use what they already have before then.

(Edit to correct spelling)

This message has been edited by holmes, 01-04-2006 09:52 AM


holmes
"...what a fool believes he sees, no wise man has the power to reason away.."(D. Bros)
This message is a reply to:
 Message 190 by Parasomnium, posted 01-04-2006 5:58 AM Parasomnium has responded

Replies to this message:
 Message 192 by Parasomnium, posted 01-04-2006 9:45 AM Silent H has not yet responded

  
Newer Topic | Older Topic
Jump to:


Copyright 2001-2018 by EvC Forum, All Rights Reserved

™ Version 4.0 Beta
Innovative software from Qwixotic © 2019