NPR encourages you to add comments to their stories using the page inspector in your browser's developer tools. Note: Your comments are visible only to you, and will be lost when you refresh the page 712 votes, 49 comments. 141k members in the xkcd community. /r/xkcd is the subreddit for the popular webcomic xkcd by Randall Munroe. Come to Thanks for keeping us entertained. I hope you enjoyed my personal favorite top 15 XKCD comics for Linux and Unix fans and programmers. Did I miss your favorite XKCD cartoon? Let me know in the comments section below. If you find this useful, you may find Randall's books useful too
561 votes, 54 comments. 141k members in the xkcd community. /r/xkcd is the subreddit for the popular webcomic xkcd by Randall Munroe. Come to 141k members in the xkcd community. /r/xkcd is the subreddit for the popular webcomic xkcd by Randall Munroe. Come to discuss the comics and other Randall 2007-09-05 197 Comments. on Footomobiles. I was recently reading through newspapers from around 1898 to 1901. In a collection of articles from midwestern papers predicting what life would be like in the year 2000, I found this cartoon: (Brown County Democrat, December 28, 1900.) The label on the device reads 'footomobile'
454 votes, 48 comments. 141k members in the xkcd community. /r/xkcd is the subreddit for the popular webcomic xkcd by Randall Munroe. Come to Explanation . Replying to a comment with woosh generally indicates that there was a joke, and the commenter failed to recognize it (or they prefer not to recognise it, if the joke is rather obscene) — woosh is an onomatopoeia for the joke metaphorically flying over their head. A bot replying to comments with woosh at random would be very confusing, as people would search for the. Ok, so if you are a nerd or geek of any kind then you have probably seen an XKCD or two. Well I am a die hard early adopting computer science geeky programming nerd - and have probably seen each and every one of them on the days that they are released. But odds are if you haven't seen these at all, or have seen a couple, then this list is for you In Armageddon, a NASA guy comments that a plan to shoot a laser at the asteroid is like shooting a b.b. gun at a freight train. What would it take to stop an out-of-control freight train using only b.b. guns? —Charles James O'Keefe First of all, for the record, shooting asteroids with lasers.
. The comic was posted a bit late last night. The comics are normally posted by the server automatically at midnight. However, I apparently typo'd when I last edited the queue, and I'm on vacation away from the net so davean had to fix it manually. My bad. Moving on: I've solved Ghost. I' xkcd. The blag of the webcomic. Oops! Posted byRandall2011-07-04223 Commentson Oops! I'm at a family reunion, where a YouTube-watching party inspired today's comic. I woke up to find several emails letting me know, to my dismay, that the comic Doghouse Diaries has already done a similar stripabout the same experience A few dedicated readers obsessively cataloged every detail, watching every frame for clues and every changing pixel for new information. The xkcd forum thread on Time grew terrifyingly fast, developing a subculture with its own vocabulary, songs, inside jokes, and even a religion or two Randall Monroe, the creator of xkcd, suggested that if YouTube commenters had to listen to their comments read back to them aloud, it might lead to better discussion on YouTube. Some Googlers thought that was a pretty fun suggestion, so they did it. YouTube now has an audio preview so you can listen to your comment before you post it
One of the most consistently popular posts on this blog has been my XKCDify post, where I followed in the footsteps of others to write a little hack for xkcd-style plotting in matplotlib. In it, I mentioned the Sketch Path Filter pull request that would eventually supersede my ugly little hack.. Well, eventually has finally come. Observe XKCD plot generator-----Author: Jake Vanderplas This is a script that will take any matplotlib line diagram, and convert it to an XKCD-style plot. It will work for plots with line & text elements, including axes labels and titles (but not axes tick labels)
A couple dozen people could pull a half-inch iron rod apart. Tug-of-war, a simple game in which two teams try to pull a rope in opposite directions, has a surprisingly bloody history. As detailed in a riveting article in Priceonomics, recent games of tug-of-war have resulted in hundreds of serious. Time is the 1,190th strip of Randall Munroe's webcomic xkcd. Beginning with a single frame published at midnight on March 25, 2013, the image was updated every 30 minutes until March 30, 2013, and then every hour for 118 days (123 days in total), ending on July 26 with a total of 3,099 unique images. Each image represented a single frame in a larger story r/xkcd: /r/xkcd is the subreddit for the popular webcomic xkcd by Randall Munroe. Come to discuss the comics and other work by Randall with other fans
Thinking along the same line as some of the other answers, I've un-ggplotted the chart and also added on the flexibility of the x-axis label locations (which seems to be common in xkcd) and an arbitrary label on the chart As far as XKCD goes, if there is any question about some of the comics you can always go to Explain XKCD and have your answer figured out. There is even a XKCD wiki, which is very helpful for some tricky comics like XKCD geohashing - Anatoli Sep 14 '11 at 19:5
Most comments against the article and in defense of the comics boil down to the argument, that if you own the channel/media/room you can control what is said in/on it. Fair enough! That's private property, another sacred right in the US constitution. Where does it lead? If one has dissident ideas, he can only express it on channels that allow it Reddit bot to reply to xkcd comments with useful info - Ronserruya/Reddit_XKC 14 comments on XKCD forums breached Eddie says: September 4, 2019 at 7:20 am. Surely there is a relevant xkcd for this. Reply. Paul Ducklin says: September 4, 2019 at 8:37 am A couple weeks ago, xkcd ran this funny comic: Randall Monroe, the creator of xkcd, suggested that if YouTube commenters had to listen to their comments read back to them aloud, it might lead to better discussion on YouTube FTL meets BANISHED meets XKCD! In this game, you will be the main craftsman and CEO of an artisanal antique factory. As this is a waiting game, you can speed up the time (as much as you want), but beware! you will miss the most important things in life if you do not pay attention (including FedEx deliveries, which only happen in the morning)
The webcomic xkcd by cartoonist Randall Munroe has been an internet staple since it launched in 2005 and is now so ingrained in the DNA of the internet that it's become excellent meme-fodder. The 2000 EPA report New Perspectives in Electrofishing comments that In the United States, since World War II, only about five electrocutions during electrofishing have been documented. I assume they just mean records weren't kept before World War II, but it's technically possible that the war involved so many electrofishing deaths that they need to exclude it from the stats XKCD Bot. A bot for /r/xkcd that posts detailed comments about xkcd comics. About The Project. After seeing this suggestion on the /r/xkcd subreddit, I began working on this bot. It is intended to be a non-intrusive bot that provides a detailed and well formatted comment with information regarding the relevant comic I'm not aware of XKCD updating comics after they've been published. The HTTP response header for the PNG indicates that it hasn't been modified since 2018 (which seems like original publication date) Indeed not all xkcd's are even intended to be actually funny. Many do, however make important points in a way that's thought provoking, and at least sometimes they're amusing while doing that. (I personally find it funny, but I find it hard to clearly explain what, exactly, makes it funny to me
XKCD's scientific microfiction meme ()In 2008, I traveled to the world's largest scientific data-centers for a Nature story. No matter whether the labs were devoted to internet archiving, the human genome, or the Higgs boson, they had two things in common: vast server farms, and XKCD XKCD 2456 Posted Apr 29, 2021 9:32 UTC (Thu) by pr1268 (subscriber, #24648) In reply to: Full disclosure from the University of Minnesota by amacater Parent article: Full disclosure from the University of Minnesota And if I understand how Monroe set up his web page, that's the latest (as of 29 April 2021) XKCD xkcd has a great comic dealing with the famously annoying and stupid comments that seem to dominate video postings on YouTube. via Evil Mad Scientis Many (academic) talks or lectures I attend nowadays motivate the central question with a (sometimes humorous) comic strip, perhaps influenced by the fact that there's always a relevant xkcd Sgt Crispy writes, XKCD creator Randall Munroe, has made a spiffy little hoverboard game. Looks to be small, however, when you realize that boundaries are made to be broken, A massive world opens.
XKCD, Comments June 05, 2019 by Marc Handelman in XKCD , Satire , Sarcasm , Data Security , Information Security , Security Humor June 05, 2019 / Marc Handelma This is one of two Randall Munroe books I've read, and it is (by design) the funnier of the pair. It's a collection of posts from his blog XKCD, which is made up of cartoons he draws making fun of things—mostly scientists and computers, but lots of other things too.There's one about scientists holding a press conference to reveal their discovery that life is arsenic-based Relevant XKCD. January 23, 2017; 7 comments; Footnotes. An xkcd tribute inspired by what has become a meme. Also inspired by all things recursive like We Become What We Behold and xkcd itself. Made with the official xkcd font. Can you guess which xkcd this was traced from I received an email to which I wanted to respond with a xkcd-style graph, but I couldn't manage it. Show 20 more comments. 7 Answers Active Oldest Votes. 486 $\begingroup$ The code below attempts to apply the XKCD style to a variety of plots and charts. The idea is to first apply. Display Reddit's best comments along XKCD strips
For those unfamiliar, XKCD is the Internet-famous webcomic created in 2005 by author and ex-NASA scientist, Randall Munroe. It's witty, informative, and if you've spent any significant time on the Internet, you've probably come across one of his comics Thus xkcd sucks: Overrated. I probably won't respond to comments and e-mails, because I probably won't get any. Also, apologies Carl for not taking the site that you wanted for this but I swear that URL would stay registered even if you deleted it anyway
xkcd, sometimes styled XKCD, is a webcomic created in 2005 by American author Randall Munroe. The comic's tagline describes it as a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language. Munroe states on the comic's website that the name of the comic is not an initialism but just a word with no phonetic pronunciation.. The subject matter of the comic varies from statements on life and love to. If you think this is too hard on literary criticism, read the Wikipedia article on deconstruction. |< <? > > Dear Peter Wiggin: This letter is to inform you that you have received enough upvotes on your reddit comments to become president of the world. Please be at the UN tomorrow at 8:00 sharp. Archiv
Kerning is the 1015th xkcd comic. Kerning is the art and science of spacing letters and punctuation (glyphs in typographical terms) so text is both maximally legible and attractive. Before linotype and phototypesetting, text was kerned by sliding movable type in a composing stick, later binding it into a forme for printing a page. Control over kerning was limited. In phototypesetting, type. Comments and Ratings (25) Victoria Dutch. 25 May 2021. Koray MALCI. 20 Apr 2021. Mitchell Tillman. 9 Mar 2021. I love this function, it makes my graphs much more aesthetically pleasing! The original XKCD survey makes for a highly entertaining read, and this submission. From the statistician humour department, today's xkcd cartoon will ring a bell for anyone who's ever published (or read!) a scientific article including a P-value for a statistical test: If finding P-value excuses is a common activity for you (and let's hope not!) then R has you covered with the Significantly Improved Significance Test. This R code from Rasmus Bååth will automatically. xkcd (ou XKCD) est une bande dessinée en ligne créée par Randall Munroe.L'auteur la définit comme « un webcomic qui parle de romance, de sarcasme, de maths et de langage » .. Les nouvelles bandes apparaissent habituellement les lundis, mercredis et vendredis à minuit (Heure de l'Est ), et les thèmes abordés varient grandement, des réflexions sur la vie, l'amour ou la politique. 'Nuh-uh! We let users vote on comments and display them by number of votes. Everyone knows that makes it impossible for a few persistent voices to dominate the discussion.
о романтике, сарказме, математике и языке. Этот общеизвестный эффект, конечно же, был воспроизведен в бесчисленном множестве экспериментов XKCD è un webcomic creato da Randall Munroe, laureato alla Christopher Newport University che ha lavorato come consulente per la NASA.. Al nome del sito non è associato alcun significato particolare. Esso è semplicemente un punto prezioso e accuratamente custodito nello spazio delle stringhe a quattro caratteri (a treasured and carefully-guarded point in the space of four-character strings. 1 Reactions to Time 2 Countdown to next update 3 Latest Frame (automatically updates) 4 Watch the frames 4.1 Viewing Programs 4.1.1 Geekwagon 4.1.2 Mscha's Viewer 4.1.3 The Book of Aubron 4.1.4 Time Drags On 4.1.5 mrob27's Replay Viewer 4.1.6 balthasar_s' Aftertime Viewer 4.1.7 Other Viewers 4.2 List of frames 4.3 Youtube Videos 4.4 Image Album 4.5 Ebook 5 Explain xkcd 6 IRC Channel for Time. This is a fun one. I love xkcd. Taking a look at the function, the maximum score will be given by the average between 100 and the last's score's average. The tricky thing would be predicting what the new average will be like. I almost never use JS so bear with me here. I tried to test it but I'm not even sure if this will run :
The 10 best webcomics, from Achewood to XKCD. Our list of the 10 best webcomics on the internet, including Achewood, Penny Arcade, XKCD, Questionable Content and more Comments, ideas, suggestions, and votes are welcome. References. Windows® API Code Pack for the Microsoft® .NET Framework; xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By Randall Munroe; History. January 25, 2010 - Initial release Create your own XKCD-style comics using HTML markup. A browser-based visual editor included xkcd - komiks internetowy tworzony przez Randalla Munroe'a, absolwenta Christopher Newport University, który pracował jako kontrahent dla NASA.. Komiks powstał we wrześniu 2005 roku i określany jest jako komiks o romansach, sarkazmie, matematyce i języku.Tytuł komiksu nie jest żadnym akronimem ani nie zawiera żadnego znaczenia; oficjalnie określany jest jako ceniony i.
And XKCD sucks. I shall adapt a Daniel Tosh quote: [XKDC] sucks. If that upsets anybody in here, you're the problem in our country; Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them. You need to create an account to submit links or post comments That's not an xkcd joke though, it's an actual observation of evolutionary biology, first published in 1916. FeepingCreature 42 days ago [-] Correct, but I suspect most geeks who know the term know it from xkcd, and that supports the additional metajoke about changing the topic to talk about Rust
Recently we got the chance to take this whole thing full circle and re-implement XKCD 's Star Wars panel—just for fun—in our Every Star Wars scene charted interactive, just in time for that headline to be obsolete.. Re-using our narrative charts implementation, especially in the same context as the original, gave us a good chance to assess its strengths and weaknesses xkcd é um webcomic (tirinha ou banda desenhada online) criado por Randall Munroe.  Munroe é estadunidense, natural de Chesterfield, Virginia (atualmente vive em Somerville, Massachusetts).Trabalhou na NASA  até abandonar sua profissão para dedicar-se ao webcomic integralmente. O xkcd autodenomina-se um webcomic de romance, sarcasmo, matemática e linguagem  (a webcomic of.
To celebrate that, we've compiled a gallery of our favorite XKCD strips, which you can peruse below. If you've got your favorites, let us know in the comments too. [Image credit: You probably saw this XKCD last week, which brought a grimace of recognition to statisticians everywhere: It's so realistic, that Barry Rowlingson was able to reproduce all but two of the charts above with a simple R function (and a little help from the xkcd ggplot2 theme): And now for @revodavid et al, with the xkcd package and font
xkcd: Possible Undiscovered Planets Randall Munroe is a genius at disguising seriously educational infographics as funny jokes. Behold today's xkcd: Possible Undiscovered Planets, a reference, of course, to yesterday's announcement of theoretical evidence for a possible, distant ninth planet The unique style of the diagrams at xkcd has an informative but nice hand-drawn touch. I guess they are actually drawn by hand but just recently on our partner site for Mathematica someone asked how to draw a similar diagram such as this one with Mathematica's plot functions (xkcd-style-graphs).Now without Mathematica this should be possible as well but I have a hard time getting the details. Due to the playful nature of OTTers, OTC-related games have become a popular pastime within the Time fandom and even beyond. 1 Games Created by OTTers 2 In-Thread Games 3 Outside Puzzles 4 OTTer-made Puzzles Some forum users have created and played games that are OTC-related and/or have found some popularity among fellow OTTers. Sandcastle Builder Monomolpy Timeventure! (discontinued) Catapult. Comments. James B • June 17, 2016 6:13 PM That's hilarious, especially the mouse over text!! Sucker born every day • June 17, 2016 6:40 PM My government I didn't know XKCD had mouseover text. Now I have to reread them all. Dang. Wael • June 19,. But while Boston was once covered in almost a mile (1.6 km) of ice, and the Arctic Circle was once so warm, palm trees and crocodiles populated it instead of ice and polar bears, what's been going on over the past century is unprecedented.. Not convinced? Just check out the infographic below by Randall Munroe of XKCD fame.. Illustrating the rise in global temperatures from 20000 BCE right up. Popular web comic XKCD shuts down forum after hack. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion