Surviving the World: a funny web comic

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web

Here’s another web comic I’ve just discovered, created by Dante Shepherd. It shares some qualities with xkcd but is definitely unique. It consists of photos of Dante’s writing (occasionally a graph) on a chalkboard. It’s been going since 2008 and he updates it every day. Surviving the World: Daily Lessons in Science, Literature, Love, and […]

xkcd: A very funny web comic

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web

xkcd is a comic strip on the web I just discovered (although there’s some chance I discovered it in the past and then forgot about it) — it’s done by Randall Munroe. Many comics are based on obscure bits of math or science. It’s sometimes not funny but it’s often very funny. xkcd: A webcomic […]

Books

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

I’m always reading something, and most of what I read is science fiction or fantasy. I find if I read a book that’s not science fiction or fantasy I’m often vaguely unsatisfied at the end. In the last couple of years I’ve been filling in some gaps in my reading by reading books on the […]