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by OliverKlozoff
Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1049: "Bookshelf"
Replies: 867
Views: 134817

Re: 1049: "Bookshelf"

I've cracked the code! It wasn't until I read through the 4 pages of posts complaining about Ayn Rand and Objectivism that I finally pieced it all together: Ayn Rand . Rand all. Clearly, XKCD is really produced by Ayn Rand's ghost, in an effort to get us to read all her stuff (Rand-All). The plan is...
by OliverKlozoff
Mon Mar 10, 2008 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0394: "Kilobyte"
Replies: 138
Views: 41230

Re: "Kilobyte" Discussion

Unfortunately that is not consistent with SI prefixes , some of which predate "computer world" by a couple hundred years. The bottom line is that kilobyte is ambiguous whereas kibibyte isn't. Kilobytes and Megabytes weren't ambiguous until some bastards started intentionally misinterpreti...
by OliverKlozoff
Mon Mar 10, 2008 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0394: "Kilobyte"
Replies: 138
Views: 41230

Re: "Kilobyte" Discussion

I was bored and sick so I implemented the comic . For example, when run on a music video by Herman's Hermits, I get the following file sizes: foone@mobile:~/Desktop$ python howbig.py Movies/henry.flv Movies/henry.flv 4063 kB 4015 KB (3968.69348078-3.87567722733j) KiB 3965.06702992 kb 4475 Kb 3527 K...

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