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by IainIsm
Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50100767

Re: 1190: "Time"

BJ Nemeth wrote:For the record, none of these comments are targeted at anyone in particular, and I mean no offense. I love this thread, and all the people in it. :)


That summary verges on deserving an internet.
by IainIsm
Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50100767

Re: 1190: "Time"

How developed would it have to be to draw stick figures and sand castles in various states of building? The algorithm could do the bulk of the work, and Randall could manually draw bits and pieces here and there to make it seem more "human". Or perhaps this comic is the product of a numbe...
by IainIsm
Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50100767

Re: 1190: "Time"

daef wrote:i thought they're half-hourly... :)


You may want to run that statement past the Chatham Islands and a couple of other places...
by IainIsm
Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50100767

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's updated and it looks like she has less hair than before...
by IainIsm
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1184: "Circumference Formula"
Replies: 102
Views: 37357

Re: 1184: "Circumference Formula"

In all of these cases, the actual meaning depends upon context. So, if any of these symbols or formats is misused, the overloading can cause the result to be very confusing and misleading. "Introduction To Mathematical Analysis" (Hutchinson 1994) does exactly this on p21 (amongst other pl...
by IainIsm
Tue Nov 22, 2011 1:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0978: "Citogenesis"
Replies: 179
Views: 60617

Re: 0978: "Citogenesis"

It's not just books that need to be watched, immediately after reading this strip I happened across a review of lithium ion battery health monitoring literature (doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.03.101), reference #8 of which is: Wikipedia, State of Charge, 2010.

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