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12-06-2017, 11:10 PM
Post: #221
RE: DM42 News
Google "HP 42s calculator failure" = 32,400 results
Google "HP 41cx calculator failure" = 382,000 results
And hence, the HP41cx is 11 times more failure-prone than the HP42s

also

Google "Hillary Clinton" = 81,200,000 results
Google "Donald Trump" = 212,000,000 results
And hence, Donald Trump is 2.6 times more popular than Hillary Clinton

That explains why Donald Trump was destined to win as President over Hillary Clinton Smile
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12-06-2017, 11:31 PM (This post was last modified: 12-06-2017 11:32 PM by jebem.)
Post: #222
RE: DM42 News
Can't resist to tell this well know story, at least on my side of earth (sorry if this is off topic):

A scientific research team, was studying the frogs behavior.

They stared by yelling at the frog: "Jump!"
And the frog jumped.

Then they decided to cut one leg from the frog and told the frog to jump.
The frog did jump.

They scientifically repeat the above procedure four times.
When the frog had no legs, they command the frog to jump.
The frog this time did not jump.

The scientists met for hours and came up with the conclusion:
A frog without legs can not hear.

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12-07-2017, 01:50 AM
Post: #223
RE: DM42 News
(12-06-2017 11:10 PM)emersone12 Wrote:  Google "Hillary Clinton" = 81,200,000 results
Google "Donald Trump" = 212,000,000 results
And hence, Donald Trump is 2.6 times more popular than Hillary Clinton

That explains why Donald Trump was destined to win as President over Hillary Clinton Smile

Except that in our strange electoral process, you can win an election even though you received less votes than your opponent.
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12-07-2017, 08:30 PM (This post was last modified: 12-07-2017 08:31 PM by Dave Frederickson.)
Post: #224
RE: DM42 News
(12-06-2017 11:10 PM)emersone12 Wrote:  Google "HP 42s calculator failure" = 32,400 results
Google "HP 41cx calculator failure" = 382,000 results
And hence, the HP41cx is 11 times more failure-prone than the HP42s

also

Google "Hillary Clinton" = 81,200,000 results
Google "Donald Trump" = 212,000,000 results
And hence, Donald Trump is 2.6 times more popular than Hillary Clinton

That depends on how you interpret the data. It could be:

And hence, the HP41cx is 11 times more popular than the HP42s

And hence, Donald Trump is 2.6 times more failure-prone than Hillary Clinton
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12-07-2017, 11:19 PM
Post: #225
RE: DM42 News
Michael said:
"We'll start at Saturday and I'll bring them all to the post office on Monday morning, which should be soon enough to arrive before Christmas." Wink
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12-09-2017, 07:18 PM
Post: #226
RE: DM42 News
The DM42 is now available on SwissMicro's site:

https://www.swissmicros.com/order.php

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12-09-2017, 07:30 PM
Post: #227
RE: DM42 News
Ordered Smile

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12-09-2017, 08:00 PM
Post: #228
RE: DM42 News
Ordered, since I'm an easy mark. I'm expecting this will probably take at least 2-3 weeks for delivery to USA.
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12-09-2017, 08:15 PM (This post was last modified: 12-09-2017 08:16 PM by smp.)
Post: #229
RE: DM42 News
(12-09-2017 07:18 PM)Mark Hardman Wrote:  The DM42 is now available on SwissMicro's site:

https://www.swissmicros.com/order.php

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Well, so much for the e-mail message to let us know about it... I signed up for it weeks ago, but I never got one. Sigh.

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12-09-2017, 08:19 PM (This post was last modified: 12-09-2017 08:22 PM by Michael de Estrada.)
Post: #230
RE: DM42 News
(12-09-2017 08:15 PM)smp Wrote:  
(12-09-2017 07:18 PM)Mark Hardman Wrote:  The DM42 is now available on SwissMicro's site:

https://www.swissmicros.com/order.php

Love,

Santa

Well, so much for the e-mail message to let us know about it... I signed up for it weeks ago, but I never got one. Sigh.

smp

The emails will be sent out on Sunday at noon Swiss time (UTC+1), by which time they will probably be sold out. I bought mine within two minutes of its availability. Smile
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12-10-2017, 12:10 PM
Post: #231
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Way to expensive for me, but nice there's a serious RPN-calculator made again. Congrats to Thomas for having a nice home for his free42 and lots of fun to all owners :-).
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12-10-2017, 12:56 PM (This post was last modified: 12-10-2017 12:57 PM by pier4r.)
Post: #232
RE: DM42 News
Well we could just slowly save those 10 CHF per month, after 20 months it is there!

In the meanwhile I guess (and hope that):
(a) the community, at least here, would flourish again with new programs, challenges, discussions and so on.
(a.1) Although swissmicro has a phpBB forum, I think most of the community discussions would happen here (while there people would report bugs/feedback I think), since larger and/or established communities normally attracts more attention (given a topic).
(b) bugs may be discovered and hopefully fixed.
(c) more documentation could be published.
(d) may be the price will sink a bit. Maybe.

So as long term investment does not seem that bad!

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12-10-2017, 03:39 PM
Post: #233
RE: DM42 News
Jan Łukasiewicz' legacy is pretty alive! :0)
It doesn't stem from a mainstream global player, like HP, but the birth of a new RPN calculator always brings great news for everyone in the forum, IMHO.
Besides, and more importantly, Swissmicros' focus on the pros makes me wonder what novelties may we be offered in the near future. Would they be far from being able to include a parallel CAS mode in the DM42? I don't think so :0)

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12-10-2017, 04:03 PM
Post: #234
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(12-10-2017 03:39 PM)Luigi Vampa Wrote:  Would they be far from being able to include a parallel CAS mode in the DM42? I don't think so :0)

Do not underestimate the cost of development of such solution. It is easy to state something, less easy to do it.

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12-10-2017, 04:19 PM
Post: #235
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I would rather say integration, instead of development. They wouldn't need to develop a CAS from the ground up.
Anyway, you are right, the integration of XCAS, for example, might certainly take quite an effort :.!

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12-10-2017, 04:34 PM
Post: #236
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I'd love to see it evolve into Free47, with features from the 17BII and 27S added. (Symbolic solver, list-based stats, finance, appointment alarms, etc.)
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12-10-2017, 04:36 PM
Post: #237
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No quiero CAS. Quiero RPN.
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12-10-2017, 04:44 PM
Post: #238
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Aber, warum nicht? / Why not?

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12-10-2017, 05:00 PM (This post was last modified: 12-10-2017 05:02 PM by Michael de Estrada.)
Post: #239
RE: DM42 News
(12-10-2017 04:44 PM)Luigi Vampa Wrote:  Aber, warum nicht? / Why not?

There are plenty of programmable CAS calculators out there, including the HP Prime, so we really don’t need any more of them. What we don’t have are proper RPN programmables, and the DM42 brings back this capability. HP has all but abandoned RPN programmables. The Prime lacks RPN programmability and the HP 50g has been discontinued. We are left with only the HP 35s as a scientific RPN programmable and it is extremely limited in its capabilities. I would rather see Swiss Micros focus exclusively on RPN, instead of being distracted by other capabilities which we really don’t need or want as true devotees to RPN.
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12-10-2017, 05:16 PM
Post: #240
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(12-10-2017 05:00 PM)Michael de Estrada Wrote:  
(12-10-2017 04:44 PM)Luigi Vampa Wrote:  Aber, warum nicht? / Why not?

There are plenty of programmable CAS calculators out there, including the HP Prime, so we really don’t need any more of them. What we don’t have are proper RPN programmables, and the DM42 brings back this capability. HP has all but abandoned RPN programmables. The Prime lacks RPN programmability and the HP 50g has been discontinued. We are left with only the HP 35s as a scientific RPN programmable and it is extremely limited in its capabilities. I would rather see Swiss Micros focus exclusively on RPN, instead of being distracted by other capabilities which we really don’t need or want as true devotees to RPN.

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