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by Catinthewall
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1941: "Dying Gift"
Replies: 25
Views: 4408

Re: 1941: "Dying Gift"

Well this is a fun thought exercise. I guess I'll start with the obvious things? To my nephew the nuclear engineer, I leave my collection of radioactive waste. I'm sure you know what to do with it already, right? He may also have my collection of radioactive isotopes, for as long as they live. To th...
by Catinthewall
Fri May 11, 2012 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Black Box Logic Gates.
Replies: 6
Views: 3628

Re: Black Box Logic Gates.

Can I choose my 2nd circuit based on the results of the first? Yes, and the third and the fourth as well. However, I believe it can be solved with 4 circuits tested and analyzed in parallel Can I introduce 1/0 inputs, eg having the test inputs go into two different gates which have a constant 1 on ...
by Catinthewall
Fri May 11, 2012 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Black Box Logic Gates.
Replies: 6
Views: 3628

Black Box Logic Gates.

You have a collection of arbitrarily labeled Boolean logic gates. Among the set are all the symmetrical gates (ones where [1,0]=[0,1], except for TRUE and FALSE. AND, NAND, OR, XOR, NOR, and XNOR, each with a distinct but unconnected label, until tested you can't know what each label represents. A s...
by Catinthewall
Fri Jan 08, 2010 7:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0686: "Admin Mourning"
Replies: 104
Views: 31508

Re: "Admin Mourning" Discussion

As a user with the account name of the deceased, this comic made me feel rather scared. GET OUT OF MY COFFIN RANDAL.

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