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by knightry
Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0721: "Flatland"
Replies: 125
Views: 50829

Re: "Flatland" Discussion

It's not the game mentioned here, but Braid is another indie game that attempts to explore the possibility of gaming in 4 dimensions. My guess is a lot of people here would enjoy it.

Link for those interested: http://www.braid-game.com/
by knightry
Fri Mar 05, 2010 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0710: "Collatz Conjecture"
Replies: 278
Views: 71884

Re: "Collatz Conjecture" Discussion

I'm wondering how many other people took the 30 seconds to program this then spent 10-15 minutes punching in random large numbers to see if it works. Those familiar with the UVa Online Judge have done this problem long ago. In fact, it is the very first problem in their archive :) For those interes...
by knightry
Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0632: "Suspicion"
Replies: 112
Views: 38028

Re: "Suspicion" Discussion

kbltd wrote:VK test - nice touch - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voight-Kampff_machine

Ahh, thank you. This reference was lost on me, sadly.
by knightry
Wed May 27, 2009 4:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0589: "Designated Drivers"
Replies: 101
Views: 21583

Re: "Designated Drivers" Discussion

As soon as I read this I thought of my first algorithms book by Anany Levitin.

http://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Desi ... 0321358287

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