Comics! XKCD

Monday, May 20, 2019 14/87092

Westerns: Sitting here idly trying to figure out how the population of the Old West in the late 1800s compares to the number of Red Dead Redemption 2 players.

Friday, May 17, 2019 14/87052

A/B: We wrote our site in Linear A rather than Aksara Kawi because browser testing showed that Crete script rendered faster than Java script.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 14/87024

Alternate Histories: "So their universe wouldn't have the iconic photo of a screaming Truman being hoisted aloft by the newspaper-printing machinery..."

Saturday, May 11, 2019 14/86994

Cubesat Launch: Luckily, the damages were partly offset by the prize money we got from accidentally winning the nearby water skiing championship tournament.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 14/86976

Appendicitis: Fortunately, after a brief skirmish, I seem to have gained the upper hand in the battle against my internal organs, at least until they learn to read and find out the mean stuff I've said about them.

Monday, May 6, 2019 14/86945

Waiting for the But: Listen, I'm not a fan of the Spanish Inquisition OR predatory multi-level marketing schemes...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 14/86911

Heists And Escapes: The interactive experience is built on a single theological framework that unites Dante, George R. R. Martin, every major heist movie, and Erin Gloria Ryan's "Kevin is dead" Home Alone theory.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 14/86881

Adjusting a Chair: When I was looking at the box, I should have thought more about what "360 degrees of freedom" meant.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 14/86867

Disk Usage: Menu -> Manage -> [Optimize space usage, Encrypt disk usage report, Convert photos to text-only, Delete temporary files, Delete permanent files, Delete all files currently in use, Optimize menu options, Download cloud, Optimize cloud , Upload unused space to cloud]

Saturday, April 27, 2019 14/86839

Dangerous Fields: Eventually, every epidemiologist becomes another statistic, a dedication to record-keeping which their colleagues sincerely appreciate.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 14/86807

UI vs UX: U[unprintable glyph]: The elements a higher power uses to bend that moral arc. U[even more unprintable glyph]: The higher power's overall experience bending that moral arc.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 14/86788

Reinvent the Wheel: Right now it's a bicycle wheel, so we've had to move to lighter vehicles, but the reduced overhead is worth it. There was one week when a wheel of cheese got dangerously close to the first page, though.

Friday, April 19, 2019 14/86739

Email Settings: What are all these less-than signs? What's an HREF? Look, we know you live in a fancy futuristic tech world, but not all of us have upgraded to the latest from Sun Microsystems.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 14/86712

Wanna See the Code?: And because if you just leave it there, it's going to start contaminating things downstream even if no one touches it directly.