Randall Munroe

Type: Person
Name: Randall Munroe
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

The New Scourge

One of the problems with confronting and dealing with racism (and sexism) in this country is that we're locked into old stereotypes. This prevents us from recognizing new forms of prejudice, and blocks efforts to confront these practices and change them. ... [Published Huffington Post - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

xkcd has fun trying iOS 8 predictive text with famous movie quotes

My favorite iOS 8 feature is one of the simplest: the uncannily-accurate predictive text functionality, offering not just auto-complete of the current word but trying to predict the next one too. xkcd cartoonist  Randall Munroe decided to have ... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Best sellers: Sept. 28

1. Edge of Eternity. Ken Follett. Dutton, $36.2. Personal. Lee Child. Delacorte, $28.3. Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good. Jan Karon. Putnam, $27.95)4. Festive in Death. J.D. Robb. Putnam, $27.95.5. The Eye of Heaven. Cussler/Blake. Putnam, ($28.95).6. ... [Published Buffalo News - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Hey, The Jews, Just Ask Yourselves ‘What Would Sandy Koufax Do?’

Image via the documentary “Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story” It is a day that ends in “y” (shut up, weekends don’t count), so of course we have some news you can maybe use: a major league dilemma for Jewish baseball fans this year, watching ... [Published Wonkette - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

We are all nerds now

IN 2005, Randall Munroe, a young Nasa robotics expert, posted to the Web a comic about the mystical number pi. Among the infinite string of digits were letters that spelled out, “Help I’m trapped in a universe factory”.His pi comic spread quickly and, ... [Published Financial Express - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

We’re all nerds now

SEP 18 -IN 2005, Randall Munroe, a young NASA robotics expert, posted to the web a comic about the mystical number pi. Among the infinite string of digits were letters that spelled out, “Help I’m trapped in a universe factory.”His pi comic spread quickly, ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

We’re All Nerds Now - NYTimes.com

Photo Credit Henning Wagenbreth IN 2005, Randall Munroe, a young NASA robotics expert, posted to the web a comic about the mystical number pi. Among the infinite string of digits were letters that spelled out, “Help I’m trapped in a universe factory.”His ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

USA Today Best-sellers

1. “Personal” by Lee Child (Delacorte)2. “If I Stay” by Gayle Forman (Speak)3. “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn (Broadway Books)4. “The Best of Me” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)5. “Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good” by Jan Karon (G.P. Putnam’s ... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 6 reports

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s WHAT IF?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions debuts at #1 on the New York Times Best Sellers List

NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing announced today that WHAT IF?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by xkcd creator Randall Munroe will debut at #1 on the New York Times Best Sellers ... [Published EON Consumer - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

8 Absurd Comics That'll Make You Question How Life Works

UTCWe all day dream from time to time. But what would it look like if some of the bizarre scenarios in our dreams came to life?That's the premise of What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by xkcd author Randall Munroe. Throughout ... [Published Mashable - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Yao Ming’s Quest to Save Africa’s Elephants, XKCD on Colbert and More Morning #Mustreads

DarioEgidi via GettyHappy Friday!Here’s some of the best stuff on the Web, fresh out of the oven, brought to you by  Re/code :Ex-NBA star Yao Ming is embarking on a campaign to get China to reduce its ivory usage in order to save African elephants. Some ... [Published Recode - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 5 reports

Rolling Stone profile of Randall "XKCD" Munroe

Occasioned by the publication of What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions ( see review ), an outstanding profile of geek hero Randall Munroe in Rolling Stone. Read the rest ... [Published Boing Boing - Sep 03 2014]

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The New Scourge [Published Huffington Post - 18 hours ago]
xkcd has fun trying iOS 8 predictive text with ... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Sep 29 2014]
Best sellers: Sept. 28 [Published Buffalo News - Sep 28 2014]
'Edge of Eternity' soars to top spot on U.S. be... [Published AlertNet - Sep 25 2014]
Clearing up confusion between correlation and c... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 22 2014]
XKCD, Future Self [Published Security Bloggers Network - Sep 22 2014]
You can't blame the tech [Published Individual.com - Sep 22 2014]
Friends of the Library seeking members [Published New York Daily Star - Sep 22 2014]
Hey, The Jews, Just Ask Yourselves ‘What Would ... [Published Wonkette - Sep 22 2014]
Links: The McDonalds Cocaine Spoon Fiasco, Aphe... [Published Nerdcore - Sep 21 2014]
We are all nerds now [Published Financial Express - Sep 20 2014]
PW Online and On Air: Week of September 22, 2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Sep 20 2014]
XKCD, Watches [Published Security Bloggers Network - Sep 19 2014]
Brian Cox has got it easy… [Published ACCA - Sep 19 2014]
We’re all nerds now [Published Kathmandu Post - Sep 19 2014]
Gulf Weekly Bookclub [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 18 2014]
What are your odds of finding love? [Published iafrica.com - Sep 18 2014]
XKCD, On The Phone [Published Security Bloggers Network - Sep 17 2014]
Ritholtz's Reads: Returns and Volatility [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 17 2014]
How many bricks would it take to build a Lego b... [Published New Statesman - Sep 17 2014]
Hated Bitcoin Tycoon: My Life Is at Risk [Published Daily Beast - Sep 17 2014]
If Phone Batteries Were Like Black Holes [Published Gizmodo - Sep 17 2014]
We're Not All Nerds Now [Published Information Week - Sep 15 2014]
XKCD, Horse [Published Security Bloggers Network - Sep 15 2014]
Best-sellers from Barnes & Noble [Published York County Coast Star - Sep 14 2014]
We’re All Nerds Now - NYTimes.com [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 14 2014]
This Week's Bestsellers: September 15, 2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Sep 13 2014]
USA Today Best-sellers [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Sep 12 2014]
Full Story [Published Denver Post - Sep 11 2014]
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS [Published Denver Post - Sep 11 2014]
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xkcd has fun trying iOS 8 predictive text with ... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Sep 29 2014]
My favorite iOS 8 feature is one of the simplest: the uncannily-accurate predictive text functionality, offering not just auto-complete of the current word but trying to predict the next one too. xkcd cartoonist  Randall Munroe decided to have ...
XKCD, Future Self [Published Security Bloggers Network - Sep 22 2014]
via Randall Munroe, at XKCD. ...
Hey, The Jews, Just Ask Yourselves ‘What Would ... [Published Wonkette - Sep 22 2014]
Image via the documentary “Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story” It is a day that ends in “y” (shut up, weekends don’t count), so of course we have some news you can maybe use: a major league dilemma for Jewish baseball fans this year, watching ...
Links: The McDonalds Cocaine Spoon Fiasco, Aphe... [Published Nerdcore - Sep 21 2014]
Hier die Links, die in den vergangenen Wochen liegengeblieben sind, unter anderem mit der Story vom McKokslöffel, einem tollen Hayao Miyazaki-Tribute, einen tollen Artikel über das metrische System, obskure Filme-Edits im Torrent-Network, einem super ...
XKCD, Watches [Published Security Bloggers Network - Sep 19 2014]
via Randall Munroe, at XKCD. ...
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