## Recreating the Half Coins of Jin-Qua

In the Asian Saga series by James Clavell, the Struan family gave away the half-coins of Jin-qua: in exchange for a desperately needed loan, the pirate Dirk Struan received 4…

## How does a fiend possess a creature?

Since 1974 fiendish creatures have evolved, gaining and losing many powers and spells down through the ages. Through all of this, the mechanics of possession are illusive. Please note all…

## Proving $h=\lceil \log_2(n+1) \rceil-1 = \lfloor \log_2n \rfloor$ to prove that n-element heap has height $\lfloor \log_2n\rfloor$

I am stuck on proving the height of $ n$ -element heap is equal to $ \lfloor log_2 n\rfloor$ I managed to understand everything else but cannot understand how to…

## Solving equation to find the value of c

How to find the value of c in the following equation: Exp[(-pia)/c]+Exp[(-pib)/c]=1

## How to use MariaDB server_audit plugin on MySQL

I need to log connections on MySQL on Windows. When I google it, I saw some advice to use MariaDB server_audit plugin on MySQL. (for example: here) So, I gave…

## Is it unsecured to use TOTP codes on the device that generates them?

Let’s say I have a TOTP generator app (like Google Authenticator) installed on my smartphone. I use it for 2FA for service X. How bad is it if I log…

## Is DM allowed to fudge dice in Adventurer League play?

You’re Empowered. Make decisions about how the group interacts with the adventure; adjusting or improvising is encouraged, so long as you maintain the adventure’s spirit. This doesn’t allow you to…

## Is there a way I can tell crunch how much lines to generate? [closed]

I want to create a wordlist with crunch in linux, but my problem that if I want to use this for example: 1234567890qwertyuioplkjhgfdsazxcvbnmQWERTYUIOPLKJHGFDSAZXCVBNM But the file will be very large,…

## What is my attack bonus and damage bonus with Shillelagh?

The description of the shillelagh cantrip says: The wood of a club or quarterstaff you are holding is imbued with nature’s power. For the duration, you can use your spellcasting…

## Quick Clarification Question about Time Complexity in CLRS

I’m reading about the Hiring Problem in “Introduction to Algorithms” and read Interviewing has a low cost, say $ c_i$ , whereas hiring is expensive, costing $ c_h$ . Letting…