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by goibee
Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1016: "Valentine Dilemma"
Replies: 99
Views: 28117

Re: 1016: "Valentine Dilemma"

As an economist who to learn the prisoner's dilemma over and over again in different modules, I have to say the alt-text really made me laugh out loud.
by goibee
Thu Dec 22, 2011 7:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0993: "Brand Awareness"
Replies: 232
Views: 70132

Re: 0993: "Brand Awareness"

I thought this idea was quite cool, it achieves the "uniqueness" purpose of branding. However, it wouldn't achieve the "distinguishing" purpose of marketing. Other products could imitate this without much legal ramification and then the products would be indistinguishable
by goibee
Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0967: Prairie
Replies: 117
Views: 29847

Re: 0967: Prairie

Wow, this is really stupid. I've read enough about basic quantum dynamics to understand the wave particle duality, but comic still made absolutely NO sense to me...until I googled "waves of grain" and realized it was a reference to that American patriotism song. P.S. I'm not an idiot, I've...
by goibee
Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0955: "Neutrinos"
Replies: 159
Views: 45250

Re: 0955: "Neutrinos"

Sorry to be a noob, but I dont get the alt-text, could someone explain it please
by goibee
Wed Aug 10, 2011 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0936: "Password Strength"
Replies: 893
Views: 321443

Re: 0936: "Password Strength"

I get the point that Randall is making, that we are making an error in the way we are encouraging people to exchange passwords. But could someone explain to a layman who knows little about computers why 4 random words are harder to guess then the random gibberish and what all those squares and stuff...

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