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by masterfreek64
Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1205: "Is It Worth the Time?"
Replies: 76
Views: 26750

Re: 1205: "Is It Worth the Time?"

However, a factor worth considering is that automating something might be more intellectually stimulating/motivating than performing a repetitive task. The additional motivation might either make you do the task better (so you save time on fixing mistakes later) or maybe just make you happier overal...
by masterfreek64
Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0002: "SAT Guessing"
Replies: 62
Views: 20550

Re: What-If 0002: SAT Guessing

The issue with this logic is that each SAT test's answer scale is weighted so that the points follow a certain distribution. I.e. if everyone guessed right, we would have the same proportion of 2400 SAT score (in some tests, and empty sheet can score something like 400 points, because some people ta...
by masterfreek64
Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0756: "Public Opinion"
Replies: 93
Views: 26353

Re: "Public Opinion" discussion (#756)

Although risking verifying that I'd verify Godwin's Law once more, doesn't the "politician" look slightly Hitler-ish?

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