Month: October 2020

[2379] Probability Comparisons

Title Text:Call me, MAYBE.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2379/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2379:_Probability_Comparisons

概率比较

Call me, MAYBE.

脚注:
• 龙与地下城D6和D20:D6指的是我们日常生活常见的6面正方体的骰子,D20则是有20面的骰子。
• 白色圣诞节:英国‘白色圣诞节’的官方定义是,‘12月25日当天24小时内,只要下了雪,甚至只要出现了雨加雪的尴尬天气,这个圣诞节就算是白色圣诞节。’
• 三门游戏:三门问题亦称为蒙提霍尔问题、蒙特霍问题或蒙提霍尔悖论,大致出自美国的电视游戏节目Let’s Make a Deal。问题名字来自该节目的主持人蒙提

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[2378] Fall Back

Title Text:Doing great here in the sixth and hopefully final year of the 2016 election.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2378/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2378:_Fall_Back

秋天了是时候调回去了¹

在2016届大选的第六年,也或许是最后一年,我害行。

脚注:
[1]秋天了是时候调回去了:双关。1.秋令时要往回调一个小时;2.秋天到了 大选来了 特朗普时代终于(可能)要结束了。
[2]我整个人都升华了:一种meme。

http://xkcd.in/comic?lg=cn&id=2378

夏令时在美国的11月第一个星期日的凌晨2点结束,而美国的选举日则是在11Read more

[2377] xkcd Phone 12

Title Text:New phone OS features: Infinite customization (home screen icons no longer snap to grid), dark mode (disables screen), screaming mode (self-explanatory), and coherent ultracapacitor-pumped emission (please let us know what this setting does; we’ve been afraid to try it).

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2377/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2377:_xkcd_Phone_12

xkcd Phone1

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[2376] Curbside

Title Text:The state has had so many contact tracers disappear into that shop that they’ve had to start a contact tracer tracing program.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2376/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2376:_Curbside

无接触配送

国内已有太多接触者追踪人员进了那家店后失踪,没办法他们只好启动接触者追踪人员追踪程序。

http://xkcd.in/comic?lg=cn&id=2376

贝雷帽·盖伊Beret Guy)正在与一家销售被诅咒物品的商店联系,直到顾客试图退货时才消失。他先前曾提到1772Read more

[2375] Worst Ladder

Title Text:[Six months later] “Well, our ‘worst ladder’ subscription series was a surprisingly lucrative success, but was completely canceled out by the losses from the disastrous Home Depot merchandising tie-in.”

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2375/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2375:_Worst_Ladder

最糟的梯子

[六个月后]“额,我们的‘最遭的梯子’付费系列取得了惊人的商业成功,然而被灾难性的家得宝¹捆绑
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[2374] 10,000 Hours

Title Text:I’m proud to announce that as of this year I’ve become a world-class expert at chewing.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2374/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2374:_10,000_Hours

10000小时定律

我很荣幸地宣布,今年我将成为世界级咀嚼专家。

http://xkcd.in/comic?lg=cn&id=2374

这部漫画引用了一种普遍的观点,即人们必须做一万小时才能成为专家。

链接的文章指出:

练习很重要,是的。但同时,不可能弥合自然巨星和普通球员之间的差距。

这是固定心态的经典表达; 他们没有付出努力,获得Read more

[2373] Chemist Eggs

Title Text:Chemists actually find it simpler to define a general odor of rotten eggs as a baseline, and the LACK of rotten eggs as a distinct smell.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2373/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2373:_Chemist_Eggs

化学家鸡蛋

化学家实际上发现这样更简单:将烂鸡蛋的整体气味定义为基准气味,而将缺少烂鸡蛋气味的气味定义为特殊的气味。

http://xkcd.in/comic?lg=cn&id=2373

在这部漫画中,马尾辫库伯(Cueball)解释说,如果他闻到硫化物的气味,那么他们所Read more

[2372] Dialect Quiz

Title Text:Do you make a distinction between shallots, scallops, and scallions? If you use all three words, do they all have different meanings, all the same, or are two the same and one different?

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2372/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2372:_Dialect_Quiz

方言问卷

你能分得清葱(shallots),扇贝(scallops)和青葱(scallions)吗?你在使用这三个词的时候,它们会代表3个意思,2个意思还是1个意思?

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[2371] Election Screen Time

Title Text:Feels like I picked a bad year to try to start having a healthy relationship with political news.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2371/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2371:_Election_Screen_Time

选举期屏幕使用时间

从今年开始关注政治新闻着实是个糟糕的选择。

http://xkcd.in/comic?lg=cn&id=2371

Cueball的手机上有一个应用程序,可告知他将其用于各种目的所花费的时间。这些通常用于监视自己(或可能是十几岁的孩子)(过度)使用游戏,社交媒体应用程序,通用浏览器等,并突出显示任何令人Read more

[2370] Prediction

Title Text:You’d think it’d be easy to just bet money against these people, but you have to consider the probability of them paying up.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2370/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2370:_Prediction

预测

你认为跟这群人赌钱挺容易的,但你得想想他们付钱的概率。

http://xkcd.in/comic?lg=cn&id=2370

这本漫画是关于误解的概率。有时人们会错误地认为,如果一个事件比另一个事件更可能发生,那么该事件就会发生;或者,如果一个事件列出两个或多个结果,Read more

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