Month: October 2017

[1909] Digital Resource Lifespan

Title Text:I spent a long time thinking about how to design a system for long-term organization and storage of subject-specific informational resources without needing ongoing work from the experts who created them, only to realized I’d just reinvented libraries.<


在这张图表中,兰德尔感叹数字资源… Read more

[1908] Credit Card Rewards

Title Text:I should make a list of all the things I could be trying to optimize, prioritized by … well, I guess there are a few different variables I could use. I’ll create a spreadsheet …<


信用卡,最基本的形式,是银行的个人贷款合同。与所有合同一样,银行将提供多种不同类型,以吸引大量个人。与专注于单个项目(汽车,房屋,船等)的传统贷款不同,信用卡是面向… Read more

[1907] Immune System

Title Text:It also helps with negotiation. “Look, if it were up to me, *I’d* accept your offer, but my swarm of autonomous killer cells literally can’t be reasoned with. It’s out of my hands!”<


在这部漫画中,马尾辫正在向一群听众提供信息丰富的报道,这些听众可能是某大公司的重要管理者。她开始讲课,声称她是一个微观自主群体的主人,可以做… Read more

[1906] Making Progress

Title Text:I started off with countless problems. But now I know, thanks to COUNT(), that I have “#REF! ERROR: Circular dependency detected” problems.<


梅根拖延了大量积压问题的进展。虽然她开始有很多问题,但她已将这些问题输入电子表格。虽然这可能使她能够以更有条理的方式解决她的问题并更快地解决问题,但幽默在于没有任何问题真正得到解决。此外,这是否值得花费数小时的时间来制作电子表格,甚至… Read more

[1905] Cast Iron Pan

Title Text:If you want to evenly space them, it’s easiest to alternate between the Arctic and Antarctic. Some people just go to the Arctic twice, near the equinoxes so the visits are almost 6 months apart, but it’s not the same.<




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[1904] Research Risks

Title Text:The 1919 Great Boston Molasses Flood remained the deadliest confectionery containment accident until the Canadian Space Agency’s 2031 orbital maple syrup delivery disaster.<



到目前为止… Read more

[1903] Bun Trend

Title Text:Our experts have characterized the ecological impact of this trend as “adorable.”<


在这部漫画中,Beret Guy将他的包骗局带到州政府,向州长报告说,国会大厦周围的包子数量迅速增加。州长很困惑,然后终于明白Beret Guy正在谈论兔子,如果他只是去外面可以看到很多(顺便说一下,现在有一个小的!)。

美国的选举通常在选票上留有空白点,以便选民写下写入候选人的姓名。 Beret Guy认为他为州长工作,因为他在选票上写下了自己的名… Read more

[1902] State Borders

Title Text:A schism between the pro-panhandle and anti-panhandle factions eventually led to war, but both sides spent too much time working on their flag designs to actually do much fighting.<


在这部漫画中,平面设计师控制着美国,但他们唯一要做的就是改变国家和国界,主要是使用美学标准。国家和国家边界通常来自政治决策,自然边界,自然资源控制以及某种程度上的机会的某种组合。正如漫画所暗示的… Read more

[1901] Logical

Title Text:It’s like I’ve always said–people just need more common sense. But not the kind of common sense that lets them figure out that they’re being condescended to by someone who thinks they’re stupid, because then I’ll be in trouble.<




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[1900] Jet Lag

Title Text:I had some important research to do on proposed interstellar space missions, basketball statistics, canceled skyscrapers, and every article linked from “Women in warfare and the military in the 19th century.”<


时差是一种生理状态,广泛归因于改变一个人的经度足够快,一个人的“生物钟”无法适应官方时钟。 (实际原因有点复杂,可能会受到飞机狭窄状… Read more