XKCD Comic : Calendar Facts

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XKCD Comic : Calendar Facts
« on: December 19, 2017, 12:02:50 pm »
Calendar Facts
18 December 2017, 5:00 am

While it may seem like trivia, it (causes huge headaches for software developers / is taken advantage of by high-speed traders / triggered the 2003 Northeast Blackout / has to be corrected for by GPS satellites / is now recognized as a major cause of World War I).

Source: xkcd.com


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Re: XKCD Comic : Calendar Facts
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2017, 09:17:19 pm »
This is great. I'll have to make an AIML file with some random tags to generate random sentences from this.
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Re: XKCD Comic : Calendar Facts
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2017, 09:27:31 pm »
I liked that and yes, Steve, that would really be a cool way to add "new" items and thoughts....
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Re: XKCD Comic : Calendar Facts
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2017, 09:36:35 pm »
Yes I like these cartoons, glad I found them.

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Re: XKCD Comic : Calendar Facts
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2017, 09:53:56 pm »
Thank you Tyler. That is very funny. It strips bare the human condition. We justify the vagaries of our year through simple acceptance of the judgement of our forbears', even when we can see it is just not logical or even convenient. We are conditioned to simply honour the judgements of our elders. It makes us more secure to live with it, even knowing the faults, than to question and change it.  O0