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by AlbeyAmakiir
Mon Nov 14, 2011 6:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0977: "Map Projections"
Replies: 353
Views: 136144

Re: Map Projections

Seems to be missing "Whatever Google uses", and "Anything at hand", for those who care far more about the fact that it is a map, than how it is represented, and don't usually care about either, anyway. Google's 900913 projection: You're deliberately trying to look different from...
by AlbeyAmakiir
Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0957: "Development"
Replies: 87
Views: 23591

Re: 0957: "Development"

Worst XKCD ever . I thought 'properties' was referring to real estate. that was my first assumption too, i really think xkcd should come with a glossary for strips like this where getting the joke is contingent on knowing certain words, facts or acronyms. Maybe what Irregular Webcomic does and spen...
by AlbeyAmakiir
Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0953: "1 to 10"
Replies: 138
Views: 35956

Re: 0953: "1 to 10"

You would be able to tell by whether she said ten or one-zero. No, you can say "ten", and it's still valid in binary (as equal to decimal 2). I see no reason you have to call it "one-zero". Ten is a number, not a notation that needs to be parsed through a base system. It is alwa...
by AlbeyAmakiir
Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0953: "1 to 10"
Replies: 138
Views: 35956

Re: 0953: "1 to 10"

Brooks Hatlen wrote:You would be able to tell by whether she said ten or one-zero.

No, you can say "ten", and it's still valid in binary (as equal to decimal 2). I see no reason you have to call it "one-zero".
by AlbeyAmakiir
Mon May 03, 2010 7:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0735: "Floor"
Replies: 87
Views: 19858

Re: "Floor" Discussion

I was 20 when I first heard of this game. Apparently, it's great for learning aspects of parkour, when done outside.

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