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Re: Is this a convergent series and if so what is its sum?

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  • djbroadhurst
    ... In fact, polling the odd primes really helps: I found 10,000 good digits in 7 minutes, by consulting the 24 odd primes p
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 30, 2009
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      --- In primenumbers@yahoogroups.com,
      "djbroadhurst" <d.broadhurst@...> wrote:

      > how to obtain 70 good digits, using no odd prime at all

      Off-list, Maximilian Hasler asked, amusingly:

      > Can this method also be used to produce reliable
      > statistics without using any data?

      > If you can generalize your method, there will be
      > no more polls needed at all...

      > Do you realize that you are working towards a
      > democracy where the government will know what the
      > people wants even without them having to vote?

      In fact, polling the odd primes really helps:
      I found 10,000 good digits in 7 minutes, by consulting
      the 24 odd primes p < 100. The result is in
      http://physics.open.ac.uk/~dbroadhu/cert/cohenbig.out

      David (campaign for a discriminating democracy)
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