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by DStaal
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2137: "Text Entry"
Replies: 34
Views: 6675

Re: 2137: "Text Entry"

Besides just being harder to find the letters, by the very nature of QWERTY means you have to move the cursor further to type words. If you've got no knowledge at all of QWERTY, maybe, but (except for dedicated Dvorak/other users) I very much doubt you can be entirely flummoxed by the layout, in to...
by DStaal
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2059: "Modified Bayes' Theorem"
Replies: 23
Views: 8203

Re: 2059: "Modified Bayes' Theorem"

From the description of the drive's operation in the book, it's quite possible that the drive iterates down to the exact probability it needs.
by DStaal
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2059: "Modified Bayes' Theorem"
Replies: 23
Views: 8203

Re: 2059: "Modified Bayes' Theorem"

I want to know what the normal expected value of P(C) is. 0.5? 0.75? 0.1?

This needs testing.
by DStaal
Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1595: "30 Days Hath September"
Replies: 132
Views: 29452

Re: 1595: "30 Days Hath September"

For everyone comparing versions of the poem, an interesting resource is the game Batman Arkham City - the Calendar man recites multiple versions. (I'm not sure exactly how many, but I think it's about 5.)
by DStaal
Thu Sep 03, 2015 2:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1572: "xkcd Survey"
Replies: 366
Views: 131701

Re: 1572: "xkcd Survey"

Also, the keyboard mashing should clearly reveal that I'm using a Dvorak layout. astueheaosuhtoaesthusoaenthunoesthu I'm not sure if it'll be clear - but I'm another Dvorak user, and I'll be interested to see if people can pick us out of the crowd. As a side-note, I shared the survey link on Facebo...

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