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22 KB (2,597 words) - 11:06, 9 June 2021
• | titletext = I love the idea here, though of course it's not a great-quality drawing or scan. * ''{{w|Gödel, Escher, Bach}}'' is a book by {{w|Douglas Hofstadter}}. He is an American author who has written several books about philosophy,
10 KB (1,769 words) - 08:53, 20 June 2021
• The campaign from the {{w|Discovery Channel}} was not called "Boom De Yada," but "{{w|I Love the World}}." The title "xkcd Loves Most of the panels are references to previous xkcd strips, but a few are not.
12 KB (1,873 words) - 10:48, 25 March 2021
• | titletext = If you actually do this, what really happens is Douglas Hofstadter appears and talks to you for eight hours about strange loops. ...finite number of spirits who jump from the mirror towards each other. It's not clear if they simply collide, or pass into the opposing mirror. Megan may b
3 KB (506 words) - 09:25, 19 April 2021
• ...out irrelevancies. This morning, the results are in, and I'm no worse for not having endured the conjectural drivel... -- [[User:IronyChef|IronyChef]] ([ ...ways the best predictors of what was going to happen in this election. So not only could numbers retroactively tell us who won (based on actual votes) bu
4 KB (592 words) - 00:35, 5 August 2019
• *'''2.9299372''' is probably a {{w|President's Day}} reference. It is the average of e and π just as th ...ow nonsensical and unbelievable it is. Consistently the digits 5 and 6 are not found within the image.
7 KB (1,097 words) - 10:28, 4 May 2021
• ...s.com/product/65mm-rubber-wheel-blue/ It looks like a decent wheel, albeit probably a bit small for most uses [[Special:Contributions/141.101.99.11|141.101.99. ...r self-driving cars? It is true that tires are made by outside suppliers (not by the auto companies) so in terms of software development tires could be c
13 KB (1,999 words) - 16:29, 20 May 2019
• ...tadter|Probably not Douglas Hofstadter]] ([[User talk:Probably not Douglas Hofstadter|talk]]) 04:40, 23 September 2018 (UTC) Toys often don't have a long lifetime, in particular children tend to act not much carefully and sometimes they even destroy them deliberately as a part
4 KB (609 words) - 23:41, 27 September 2018
• ...outing these instructions are typically trivial (e.g. perhaps the form may not be processed correctly). However, Cueball's disregard for the rules prompts ...ontains the words "This space intentionally left blank", then the space is not, in fact, left blank.
2 KB (291 words) - 13:53, 31 January 2019
• ...aphical Genetics], which are featured in {{w|Gödel, Escher, Bach}}. While Hofstadter's typographical systems are designed to model aspects of real genetics and ...mbol "O", has no leaf vertices, and according to the comic's theory should not bond to anything, and is therefore inert.
6 KB (961 words) - 13:32, 14 October 2020
• :Wow, you're right! [[User:Nk22|The Twenty-second. The Not So Only. The Nathan/Nk22]] ([[User talk:Nk22|talk]]) 14:08, 19 June 2015 (U ...d have a blinking background akin to annoying internet banner ads. So it's not about html sanitation, the html is visible so you can see the word count, i
7 KB (1,133 words) - 23:59, 20 December 2015
• ...Every minute you spend thinking about Hofstadter's Law is a minute you're NOT WORKING AND WILL NEVER FINISH! PAAAAAANIIIIIIC! ...''It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.''
4 KB (645 words) - 11:00, 19 April 2021
• When did any tablet with a browser not support <tt><nowiki><frame></nowiki></tt>s and <tt><nowiki><iframe></nowiki ...tadter|Probably not Douglas Hofstadter]] ([[User talk:Probably not Douglas Hofstadter|talk]]) 23:13, 3 May 2018 (UTC)
8 KB (1,244 words) - 06:56, 30 April 2021
• :You're not seeing things. It's a bigger Cueball, and its colors are colors like F9F9F9 ...he right size. I also note the head's circle is more casual, with the ends not meeting, like most people would draw a circle. [[User:NiceGuy1|NiceGuy1]] (
13 KB (2,155 words) - 17:33, 25 May 2018
• It seems Randall thinks an astronomer is about as bright as a light bulb, probably due to the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram itself! [[User:Ianrbibtitlht|Ianrbib While wattage is used as an informal proxy for bulb brightness, there is not a 1-to-1 relationship between power consumption and light output. Incandesc
17 KB (2,707 words) - 17:47, 18 October 2018
• ...l with straight face that those tables were computed from the formulae and not the other way around. -- [[User:Hkmaly|Hkmaly]] ([[User talk:Hkmaly|talk]]) ...tadter|Probably not Douglas Hofstadter]] ([[User talk:Probably not Douglas Hofstadter|talk]]) 15:46, 31 July 2018 (UTC)
3 KB (484 words) - 03:36, 2 June 2021
• How on earth this refers to incest if persons are only legally, not genetically related??? It's just that Randall doesn't know how to call new ...y interpretation of that text, based on the "a reason why these two should not be wed." Unless there is a different issue with this, also involving marria
15 KB (2,337 words) - 20:37, 6 October 2018
• ...ret sin as the product of s, i, n by multiplying both sides by c/s. It is not valid to just "swap" two letters in one equation that is part of a system o ...\ \theta=\frac{o}{c}[/itex] allows you to conclude $a^2 = o^2$, not $a=o$. {{unsigned ip|162.158.146.10}}
6 KB (902 words) - 13:28, 15 May 2019
• ...at there might be some point of maximum ballistic coefficient. (Note: I am not a rocket scientist, and this is clearly rocket science, so take this with a ...ith high ballistic coefficients tend to fly through the air easily and are not influenced very much by wind (such as rocks or bullets), whereas low-beta o
7 KB (1,128 words) - 10:04, 4 January 2019
• Oncology, the study of cancer, should probably be in the diagram, probably not far behind gerontology. What's the name for the study of traffic accidents? ...in his thirties catching something fatal from a geriatric patient, thereby not being killed by what he was studying. [[Special:Contributions/172.68.143.24
10 KB (1,508 words) - 07:02, 2 May 2019

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