March 20th, 2004


userinfo senji
2004/03/20 07:29:00 - At the last beep...
...the time will be seven thirty and zero seconds precisely.

Beep.


Beep.

Beep.
Beep. Beep.BeepBeeBeBeBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB.....

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userinfo angelofthenorth
2004/03/20 01:10:28
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userinfo bellinghman
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2004/03/20 02:21:11
An infinite series of beeps, yet in a finite period? Given any two beeps, you know when the last beep will be.
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userinfo ewx
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2004/03/20 03:56:04
Err, aren't you assuming rather a lot about the sequence, there?
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userinfo bellinghman
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2004/03/20 06:40:03
My comment was in the form of a question ...
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userinfo senji
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2004/03/21 11:57:06
That was the theory. You'd have to know the sequence parameters though - here I'm assuming halving the gap each time...
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userinfo senji
2004/03/21 11:55:56
It's a ficlet, sort of.

Err..

It's basically a one idea ficton (the time at the Last Beep, as an implementation of the speaking clock).
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userinfo emperor
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2004/03/20 02:32:01
BANG!
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userinfo antinomy
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2004/03/20 03:21:27
Bang!
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userinfo senji
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2004/03/21 11:59:07
I don't think "within an hour" will do....
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At the last beep... - Squaring the circle...

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