Thursday, December 25, 2008


event: number of e-mails
giant squid found in Monterey Bay: 1
colossal squid autopsied in New Zealand: 1
xkcd posts a comic about cuttlefish: 5 6 (plus a phone call)

potential hypotheses based on these data
H1: webcomics are more important than news
H2: my friends and family have a skewed sense of informational value

action item
Inform friends and family that I check xkcd more frequently than I check the news.

1 comment:

  1. H3: Your friends and family also check xkcd more frequently than they check the news.


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