Category Archives: Funny Ha Ha

Look Ma, I'm a Financial Journalist!

In this Saturday’s New York Times, in an article titled The Chasm Between Consumers and the Fed, I found the most amazing chart: Of course I am not a financial journalist, so I have absolutely no understanding of the gigantic … Continue reading

Posted in $$$, Extralusionary Intelligence, Funny Ha Ha, Nitpicker's Paradiso, Off The Deep End | 5 Comments

Hoisted From the Comments: Funded Research

A while back Michael Nielsen posted a comment in one of my blog posts that I’ve been thinking a lot about lately: Re your last two paragraphs: a few years ago I wrote down a list of the ten papers … Continue reading

Posted in Funny Ha Ha, Self: Meet Center. Center: Meet Self., The Loony Bin Called Academia | 13 Comments

NRC CS Grad Ranking, Scientifically

NRC deranker. Scroll down to bottom for an explanation of the methodology.

Posted in Computer Science, Funny Ha Ha | 6 Comments

"I sound my lonely trumpet in the dark trying to relax at the edge of precipice which once again faces me"

Steve sends me this gem, arXiv:0905.1039.  The title of this blog post being a line from the paper: Citation entropy and research impact estimation Z.K. Silagadze A new indicator, a real valued $s$-index, is suggested to characterize a quality and … Continue reading

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Not True in Any Base

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Posted in Funny Ha Ha, Mathematics | 3 Comments

But I Thought…Click…Oh

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Posted in Funny Ha Ha, Quantum Computing | 28 Comments

Mmmvelopes. Tasty Tasty Mmmvelopes.

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Posted in Bacon, Funny Ha Ha, Off The Deep End | 6 Comments

Igon Value Problems Over Dilettante Matrices

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Posted in Funny Ha Ha, Read You Tweed | 15 Comments

No Trail Email

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Helmet Heads Hijacked?

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Posted in Funny Ha Ha, Go Ahead, Waste Your Time, Science | 5 Comments