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by djf
Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0731: "Desert Island"
Replies: 119
Views: 29159

Re: Desert Island Discussion

Kizor wrote:What's bugging me is the alt text. I keep trying to read it as a re-wording of We didn't start the fire, and it keeps coming across as malformed.


Same for me, but with "Its the End of the World as We Know it (I Feel Fine)"
by djf
Thu Apr 01, 2010 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd.com/unixkcd
Replies: 292
Views: 114788

Re: April Fools 2010 Discussion

I was hoping for a python interpreter
by djf
Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: An interesting numeral system
Replies: 28
Views: 7807

Re: An interesting numeral system

I played with a system like this last year, but I didn't do the recursive part: I just treated each number as the (multi-)set of its prime factors, with 1 as the empty set and no way to represent 0. With that representation, multiplication is trivial set union. Addition is hard, and I couldn't even ...

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