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#1 2013-08-05 01:20:37

Amartyanil
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Virus

Computer Virus and Microbe Virus


"The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible." -Albert Einstein

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#2 2013-08-08 23:55:05

bobbym
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Re: Virus

Hi;

A virus is a biological construct consisting of a protein jacket or outer casing and either RNA or DNA packed inside. It can only infect living cells.

A computer virus, infects computers. It does not infect living organisms.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#3 2013-08-09 01:04:25

anonimnystefy
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Re: Virus

The biological virus is on the edge between being living organism and not. It is because, besides replicating, it does not do anything other living organisms do (feed, grow, etc.).

The way they replicate is they attack a living cell and take over all its mechanisms. Then it "forces" the cell to make more viruses instead of creating more living cells. When they leave the cell, the cell is dead.

I also remember there being two cycles in the virus reproduction, one being what I already said. The other is, if I remember correctly, some sort of stasis. The virus enters a cell but doesn't replicate until there are favorable conditions to do so.

Also, people commonly confuse viruses and bacteria. The difference when trying to get rid of them is that antibiotics will work on bacteria, but not on a virus, because it is not exactly a living organism. What you can do is leave it to the immune system and try to strengthen your immune system by eating fruits with vitamin C, or get some drugs that inctease the level of immunity etc.


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#4 2013-08-09 02:45:13

Amartyanil
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Re: Virus

Are viruses also grow on GP?


"The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible." -Albert Einstein

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#5 2013-08-09 02:47:40

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Re: Virus

yep!


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
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#6 2013-08-09 02:50:38

bobbym
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Re: Virus

Hi;

What is GP?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#7 2013-08-09 02:52:10

Agnishom
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Re: Virus

Geometric Progression


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#8 2013-08-09 03:06:42

bobbym
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Re: Virus

Hi;

Okay thanks.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#9 2013-08-09 15:20:48

mathgogocart
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Re: Virus

And CPU viruses are utterly dangerous.


Hey.

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#10 2013-08-09 15:32:21

mathaholic
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Re: Virus

Hi MGC;

Long time no see! I agree too to your answer.


"What is the square root of 2? 1.4141592653589793238" Seriously, I thought it was that. Too round?
3.141592653589793238...

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#11 2013-08-09 23:22:46

bobbym
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Re: Virus

Very dangerous in concept but has anyone seen a real live one?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#12 2013-08-10 01:52:54

mathgogocart
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Re: Virus

bobbym wrote:

Very dangerous in concept but has anyone seen a real live one?

“The United States and China are among the worlds largest cyber actors.” Obahttp://www.inscribd.com/most-dangerous-computer-virus/ma,2013. here


Hey.

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#13 2013-08-10 01:54:58

bobbym
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Re: Virus

Hi;

I am not getting that link.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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