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by naj
Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0036: "Cornstarch"
Replies: 36
Views: 17024

Re: What-If 0036: "Cornstarch"

Related works: Mythbusters and Brainiac
Mythbusters are actually using cornstarch, but not really a pool. Brainiac use a proper garden swimming pool :)
by naj
Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0958: "Hotels"
Replies: 107
Views: 32624

Re: 0958: "Hotels"

It's a great line, true, but wrongly applied. Anyone who relies on a rating they find on the wub-wub-wub deserves what they get. Does black-hat's downrating mean anything at all, given how easy it is for a hotel chain to game one of those sites? Well, for instance hrs.{com,de} only sends you the ev...
by naj
Mon Mar 07, 2011 7:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0869: "Server Attention Span"
Replies: 90
Views: 26243

Re: 0869: "Server Attention Span"

I think the servers behaviour is quite understandable: What would you do if every second sentence of a conversation would be load-balanced away?

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