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by TuringTest
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1425: "Tasks"
Replies: 85
Views: 25085

Re: 1425: "Tasks"

I've read this month a news article with an algorithm that accurately identifies a large number of animals and classifies them by species better and faster than humans. So at least that problem wouldn't need a research team, only someone to build an API. Maybe Randall also read that news and that's ...
by TuringTest
Sat Aug 03, 2013 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1246: "Pale Blue Dot"
Replies: 72
Views: 18822

Re: 1246: "Pale Blue Dot"

in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.

And the best we got to face it is secondary school students with short attention span.
by TuringTest
Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1227: "The Pace of Modern Life"
Replies: 144
Views: 42136

Re: 1227: "The Pace of Modern Life"

Anyhow, it just goes to show that our current social problems have been a long time in the making, and since no one did much about them back then, it's doubtful there'll be any improvement now either, especially since even less people are paying attention. If that's what you got from this 'comic' t...
by TuringTest
Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1137: "LTR/RTL"
Replies: 63
Views: 24926

Re: 1137: "LTR/RTL"

Control codes in shared consoles, causing havock!

Everything old is new again.

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