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by rob
Mon Jun 09, 2014 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1379: "4.5 Degrees"
Replies: 879
Views: 154674

Not a denier, but wants more proof that calamity awaits

I am not a denier that man is having an impact on this planet. while I am bothered by the s-h-r-i-l-l insistence that we have to do something now, due to heading to some sort of future calamity. (not sure what is going on, my word choice keeps getting modified in the post) If climate change is occur...
by rob
Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1321: "Cold"
Replies: 517
Views: 94145

Re: 1321: "Cold"

The only things that aren't sensible in PolakoVoador's statement are the C equality operator, which isn't sensible even in its correct context, ... My ideal language would use "==" for comparison and ":=" for assignment. "=" would be a syntax error. and the use of U+00...
by rob
Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1321: "Cold"
Replies: 517
Views: 94145

Re: 1321: "Cold" meaningless precision

In the statement 0 degrees F = -17,7 Celsius, I am not bothered by using a comma as a decimal separator, but rather by the meaningless precision. 0 degrees F means a temperature range somewhere greater than -0.5 degrees and less than 0.5 degrees, saying that the Celsius equivalent should be expresse...
by rob
Fri Jan 24, 2014 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1321: "Cold"
Replies: 517
Views: 94145

Re: 1321: "Cold"

So my question is, (since I was not able to use follow the link to the source data), what results would you get if you found the temperature where there were 91 days above that point in the same year range (1970 to 2010's), and did a similar bar graph showing the days per year above that temperature.
by rob
Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1321: "Cold"
Replies: 517
Views: 94145

Re: 1321: "Cold"

I am having trouble with the listed web site. Can anyone provide a link or help in obtaining daily highs and lows for the same time period? I would like to find a the temperture where the total number of days whose high temperture was higher than that point (the same as the number of days below 0) a...

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