Eric Mesa | April 20, 2009
The funny thing is that if you’ve been burned by this in your programming, you’ll find it tragically funny. All kinds of disasters from mundane to NASA-level have ocurred because people didn’t make their variables large enough. Thanks for that reminder, xkcd.
Eric Mesa | November 12, 2008
This has also aways bothered me. As usual, Randall, at xkcd, has put in a comic what was in my head. Recently, I was thinking of making a post about how old concepts from the 1400s and 1500s still influence our terminology and words today. One of the most prominent ones you often hear on [...]
Eric Mesa | November 5, 2008
Exactly how I feel, Randall – over at xkcd.
Eric Mesa | September 10, 2008
This one goes out to all the physics geeks out there. (Applied Engineering Physics counts too, Jing Qing)
Eric Mesa | August 15, 2008
The voting machine companies are getting on my last nerve. Randall helps me let some steam out.
Eric Mesa | August 1, 2008
Be sure to visit xkcd to read the tool tip, it’s extra hilarious. I think Randall’s back in form after some especially abstract comics.
Eric Mesa | July 31, 2008
from our friends over at xkcd:
Eric Mesa | July 3, 2008
Second best xkcd this month!
Eric Mesa | June 27, 2008
3/4ths of this XKCD strip explain exactly how I feel about having kids.
Eric Mesa | June 12, 2008
Amongst the professors in college and amonst us graduates of scientific fields, here’s how people tend to feel. (courtesy of xkcd): thanks to Randall Monroe’s use of the Creative Commons, enjoy this great twist on the comic by Mark Pilgrim.
Eric Mesa | May 6, 2008
Thanks, as usual, to Monroe of xkcd:
Eric Mesa | April 26, 2008
If you’ve ever looked at a reprint of the Kama Sutra, I think you’ll agree that reading it without being careful can lead to some interesting things. Such as this:
Eric Mesa | April 22, 2008
Brought to us by Randal Monroe of xkcd: Also, you much check this one out both for its mention of Python and the Asus EEE PC.
Eric Mesa | April 11, 2008
The plot twist at the end is awesome, but so is the programmer’s debate going on, especially since we were talking about this at work this week. Another great xkcd from Randall Monroe: