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by scrife
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Postmodern Retro
Replies: 12
Views: 3480

Postmodern Retro

Imagine if Siri or Apple made a loud cosmic grunt, like Cthulu, to accompany her textual output.

"Postmodern Retro" aptly describes such an appeal, which is retro as a virtual assistant without a human voice and postmodern insofar as my individual belief in Cthulu.
by scrife
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1822: "Existential Bug Report"
Replies: 35
Views: 6622

Re: 1822: "Existential Bug Report"

Is a program just a named series of bytes? What defines a program that crashes? If I have an executable file called "Photoshop" but it is ever unusable due to a bug, do I really have the "Photoshop" application? It's easy enough to justify that there is source code that identifie...

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