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by FriendOfFred
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Replies: 10904
Views: 2077599


Hi everyone, I'm a friend of Fred. I've been lurking at these boards irregularly since, oh, 2010 or so, when I was in college for the first time. I consider myself an aspiring rationalist, but I don't expect ever to be really good at it. I don't smoke or own any cats. I may not be posting too often,...
by FriendOfFred
Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1935: "2018"
Replies: 66
Views: 6258

Re: 1935: "2018"

I find it funny that you can spend a couple thousand years hashing out the most accurate calendar in human history, and people still complain - some that it's not accurate enough and others that it's too accurate and makes them think too much.
by FriendOfFred
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0345: "1337: Part 5"
Replies: 136
Views: 28769

Re: 0345: "1337: Part 5"

This digital music thing will probably reach its endgame sometime in the next decade are so. These are very exciting times. So I'd just like to point out that it's been a decade since 0345 was originally posted. Is DRM at an endgame? Well, in terms of music DRM, the right side won . iTunes stopped ...
by FriendOfFred
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1909:"Digital Resource Lifespan"
Replies: 61
Views: 6381

Re: 1909:"Digital Resource Lifespan"

First of all, I found there no justification for your "Not true". Granted, that writing style didn't encourage me to try very hard... ...but still, mentioning that one possibly Christian guy paid attention to Archimedes in the 5th century (or whenever, I'm not going to reopen it), and ano...

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