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Rants removed from a recent post of mine about OpenFOAM vs OpenFOAM+ in 2016-02-14

Posted February 14, 2016 at 16:23 by wyldckat

This blog post contains the rants that I pruned out from my original draft for the post #13 on this thread: http://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/ope...am-v3-0-a.html

The rants are listed by section:

Where I stand in all of this (aka Disclaimer of intentions)

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I started looking into OpenFOAM in late 2008, beginning of 2009, because at the company I work at, we needed to use OpenFOAM on Microsoft's Windows OS. As a result - and a fun...
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Signatures I've had here on the forum

Posted February 7, 2016 at 19:10 by wyldckat

Over the years, I've had different signatures. After over 9200 posts, I decided to do a quick list of the signatures I've had over the years:

Rough memory about this being the first one, sometime in 2010 till 2011:
2011 or 2012 till May 2014:
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OpenFOAM with ICC - Intel's ICC is "allergic" to AMD CPUs

Posted July 20, 2012 at 11:17 by wyldckat
Updated August 1, 2012 at 05:32 by wyldckat
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This is yet another one of my "rants on my blog" I do once in a while.

So today I was trying to reproduce this report: http://www.openfoam.org/mantisbt/view.php?id=590 - I was curious about this, because ICC is known for having great optimization on Intel processors (or at least it had in the past), as well as being completely free for non-commercial use on Linux.

The detail here is that I don't have an Intel CPU on my home computer. I've got an AMD 1055T x6 ...
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Small Rants, part 2

Posted September 2, 2011 at 19:44 by wyldckat

First part of this blog post: Small Rants, that look more like something that came out of dreams...

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Rant #3 - This one is about the novel "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". Unfortunately I've never read the whole novel, but my mind crunched some numbers based on what I read on Wikipedia. You can see the summary here at Wikipedia. For more on the plot, see Phrases from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

So,...
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Small Rants, that look more like something that came out of dreams...

Posted September 2, 2011 at 19:32 by wyldckat

Well... I'm somewhat lazy, so instead of creating a personal blog elsewhere, I'll rant a bit more here at cfd-online.com/Forums, right here in my user blog


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Rant #1 - Technically, it seems that Google's name is explained here:
Nonetheless, today I noticed something interesting when I wrote somewhere [1]:
Quote:
the good people
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