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by AKirkland
Fri Apr 16, 2010 5:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0728: "iPad"
Replies: 63
Views: 15702

Re: "iPad" discussion

Not many people think the iPhone was the first device with a touch screen (honestly, not many people care which one came first), they just think it's the *best* device with a touch screen. And while that's debatable, you can't deny that it's a pretty damn sexy device. The iPad will probably be simil...
by AKirkland
Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:00 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Favorite math jokes
Replies: 1452
Views: 489948

Re: Favorite math jokes

This one occurred to me the other day:

An engineer, a physicist and a mathematician all face a problematic, real-world situation. The engineer's solution is to use brute force, the physicist works out a precise and elegant answer, and the mathematician's approach is impractical and abstract.
by AKirkland
Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Best laptop for graphics programming?
Replies: 6
Views: 1804

Re: Best laptop for graphics programming?

Actually, the HP Pavillion dv2 seems like a decent choice, mostly because it's relatively cheap.
by AKirkland
Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Best laptop for graphics programming?
Replies: 6
Views: 1804

Best laptop for graphics programming?

Hi there, not sure if this should go in the helpdesk or here, but I think hardware seems more suitable. I'm a computer science student looking to buy a new laptop, with two main criteria: - preferably 12.1 inch, but could happily go up to about 13 inches. - dedicated graphics. Looking and asking aro...

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