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by jnareb
Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1241: "Annoying Ringtone Champion"
Replies: 68
Views: 22840

Re: 1241: "Annoying Ringtone Champion"

My sister used "arrow striking into wood" as a incoming SMS ringtone... but had to change it because it was annoying to others.
by jnareb
Wed Jul 11, 2012 9:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1080: "Visual Field"
Replies: 129
Views: 31172

Re: 1080: "Visual Field"

A'propos: a very nice article about color vision and color wheels

"Color Wheels are wrong? How color vision actually works by @ASmartBear"
http://blog.asmartbear.com/color-wheels.html

found via HackerNews #104
by jnareb
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0968: "Everything"
Replies: 100
Views: 34138

Re: 0968: "Everything"

Strange that I see "Prairie" still at http://xkcd.com/. I had to use http://xkcd.com/968/ explicitly...

Anyway, are not "you are the light of my life", "making you happy is my greatest dream", etc. quotes from songs?
by jnareb
Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0927: "Standards"
Replies: 157
Views: 35420

Re: 0927: "Standards"

I'm surprised nobody mentioned Linux audio yet. While some of the examples in the comic occurred for monopolization reasons or something else greedy, I'm almost positive that the exact conversation in the comic occurred between audio developers at some point. That image is exaggerated, but yeah sou...
by jnareb
Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0927: "Standards"
Replies: 157
Views: 35420

Re: 0927: "Standards"

Character encodings largely standarized to UTF-8, with some outliers (Microsoft) using UTC-2 / UTF-16 variant.

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