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by s^2
Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1865: "Wifi vs Cellular"
Replies: 35
Views: 11586

Re: 1865: "Wifi vs Cellular"

curiously, today has been the warmest day of the last couple weeks here in Germany, thus the router (in the attic, actually) decided to resign for the first time this summer (will need a couple hours to cool down before re-plugging), so I just tethered the desktop to the phone over bluetooth, mostly...
by s^2
Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0966: "Jet Fuel"
Replies: 168
Views: 41806

Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

as far as I recall, during the construction of the WTC towers there was some dicussion about the use of asbestos in buildings, and the steel in the towers was initially intended to be heat-shielded by asbestos - but (during the construction phase!) they suddenly switched to something different (=muc...
by s^2
Mon Sep 26, 2011 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0956: "Sharing"
Replies: 82
Views: 26731

Re: 0956: "Sharing"

I had visited "dead drops" in my city before, but now I will probably visit all of them again just to leave this ebook there... :D actually, that might be exactly what Randall is secretly expecting to happen by publishing this comic... so lets try to put this story on all >600 dead drops i...
by s^2
Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0949: "File Transfer"
Replies: 194
Views: 86091

Re: 0949: "File Transfer"

there are (very few) http file sending services that support direct p2p transfer, by using the widely-beloved Adobe Flash plugin (just google for it).

still requires you to pass the link to the recipient though...

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