explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
Official hurricane discussions for EPSILON and ZETA are here. I did read these discussions back when Randall made a blag post poking at them Odysseus654 (talk) 16:31, 26 October 2012 (UTC)
Does this have anything to do with the Italians convicting a bunch of scientists for failing to predict an earthquake? 126.96.36.199 16:46, 26 October 2012 (UTC)
- Link? lcarsos (talk) 18:46, 26 October 2012 (UTC)
- It was all over the news, but here's one account. I wonder if there are jurists in the Italian legal system aware of how much of a laughing stock this is making them. -- IronyChef (talk) 04:44, 27 October 2012 (UTC)
xkcd 980 (Money) also mentioned the fact that forecast accuracy has improved significantly: "Cost of hurricane forecast improvement funding since 1989: $440 million. Economic savings -- during Hurricane Irene alone -- due to limiting evacuations made possible by recent forecast advances: $700 million." S (talk) 00:16, 27 October 2012 (UTC)
I smile and occasionally chuckle at online comics, but this one had me guffawing with delight.--Noni Mausa (talk) 13:25, 27 October 2012 (UTC)
Good work to whoever linked the entire transcript! Trek7553 (talk) 21:24, 29 October 2012 (UTC)