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by tsotate
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2073: "Kilogram"
Replies: 97
Views: 17973

Re: 2073: "Kilogram"

For practical applications, it won't make a difference; for experimental physicists, it'll mean it's easier to recalibrate their equipment to keep it correct since it'll be possible by performing an experiment with a known result rather than requiring access to a specific chunk of metal (or an extr...
by tsotate
Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1545: "Strengths and Weaknesses"
Replies: 50
Views: 10741

Re: 1545: "Strengths and Weaknesses"

"Five years from right now? In a chair in front of a computer."
by tsotate
Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1534: "Beer"
Replies: 249
Views: 63720

Re: 1534: "Beer"

sfmans wrote:Wow, those guys are seriously drinking the wrong kind of beer.

The kind with hops in it? Because that's what makes beer taste so bad, and it's pretty much required by most definitions of "beer".
by tsotate
Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1508: “Operating Systems”
Replies: 83
Views: 20364

Re: 1508: “Operating Systems”

It seems pretty unlikely GNU/Hurd will be ready that soon, but I guess the end of civilization could have weird effects.

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