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by frederific
Fri Aug 21, 2009 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0626: "Newton and Leibniz"
Replies: 213
Views: 57382

Re: "Newton and Leibniz" Discussion

My GOD that was AWFUL! Epic, but awful.

Awesome though.
by frederific
Wed May 13, 2009 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Computer Random Number Generator - How?
Replies: 23
Views: 2120

Re: Computer Random Number Generator - How?

it's strongly biased towards numbers that start with 1 or 3, for example) and so it's not pseudorandom at all. Does Benford's Law not apply however? Surely numbers with an initial digit of 1 SHOULD occur more regularly, as they occur more regularly in the rest of the universe? The examples I have i...
by frederific
Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Apples and oranges? (radians, inches, etc.)
Replies: 11
Views: 1648

Re: Apples and oranges? (radians, inches, etc.)

As I understand it, it will work as long as all angles are in radians. As long as you use the same one for all lengths (and its squared form for the areas), it doesn't matter what units you use, inches, cm, microfurlongs, whatever you fancy. If you think of a triangle, with sides of length 3,4 and 5...
by frederific
Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0466: "Moving"
Replies: 165
Views: 31213

Re: Moving

Speaking of networks named linksys. I have an extra AP and I've considered plugging it in and naming it something funny like "screw off" or "Woman in 3B is hot". :twisted: Wireless AP messages for your neighbors. Anybody done this before? Had reactions to it? In a similar vein, ...
by frederific
Wed Oct 10, 2007 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0327: "Exploits of a Mom"
Replies: 210
Views: 105788

Re: "Exploits of a Mom"

Awesome. Truly awesome.

Domovoi - IT Crowd?
by frederific
Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do you pronounce your username?
Replies: 268
Views: 26712

FRED-er-iff-ik
by frederific
Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10922
Views: 2319750

I only joined to get an album on the gallery, does that make me a bad person? (Just kidding, please don't delete me). Been reading for quite a while now, got here from a link on Ubuntu Forums I think. I'm 16. I'm doing A-Levels in Maths, Physics, Chem, German and Economics. I am no longer the only x...

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