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by n2kra
Wed Aug 17, 2011 11:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0939: "Arrow"
Replies: 87
Views: 23511

Re: 0939: "Arrow"

He caught it! Thats new, usually, if it does come back, its trying to kill him That struck me too. He caught the boomerang this time. When he least expected it... Don't get disappointed in your first couple of throws, that you forget it will come back :oops: Yes, the top strip here has happened to ...
by n2kra
Sat Jul 30, 2011 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0926: "Time Vulture"
Replies: 85
Views: 21663

Re: 0926: "Time Vulture"

Sir_Read-a-Lot wrote:What happens when a time vulture locks onto Schrödinger's cat?


The Universe splits and the are 2 cats and
time vultures, one cat dead, the other alive.
by n2kra
Mon May 16, 2011 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0899: "Number Line"
Replies: 355
Views: 81847

Re: 899: "Number Line"

My first thought ran to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentium_F00F_bug I feel like there are a lot of references I don't get... ".99... is .000000037" less than 1 - a reference to (single-precision) floating-point numbers? Either that or I'm just trolled trying to figure out references, in ...
by n2kra
Tue May 10, 2011 10:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0896: "ZOmbeis"
Replies: 125
Views: 33184

Re: 0896: "Marie Curie"

Radioactive Zombies? How upsetting!
Where is my Pepto-Bismol ?!?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bismuth#Isotopes
by n2kra
Mon Apr 18, 2011 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0887: "Future Timeline"
Replies: 192
Views: 58365

Re: 0887: "Future Timeline"

2xxx - Apocalypse! Google becomes our evil overlord
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don%27t_be_evil
by n2kra
Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Most efficient way to approach a red traffic light.
Replies: 16
Views: 3084

Re: moſt efficient way to approach a red traffic light.

with regenerative braking :D
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regenerative_brake
by n2kra
Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Google AI Challenge 2001: ants
Replies: 1
Views: 1215

Google AI Challenge 2001: ants

I wish I had had put more time in on Planet Wars:
https://github.com/aichallenge/aichallenge/wiki

I was confused by these github links, thinking git was a VC (version control).
by n2kra
Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Would a Relativistic Kill Vehicle work?
Replies: 78
Views: 10677

Re: Would a Relativistic Kill Vehicle work?

RKV - However, I've wondered about the problems of accelerating such and object this way. Would it not spread out more and start to fall apart as you try to accelerate it so fast? Even hitting interstella medium is going to break it down right? So would it not destroy its self, before it reached it...

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