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Brilliant

November 27, 2011

Six famous thought experiments, each presented in 60 seconds: Reminds me a bit of the Peabody and Sherman sketches from the old Rocky and Bullwinkle show...

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What's a 4?

September 19, 2011

I'm starting to feel this way sometimes.

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If only...

July 28, 2011

Via SMBC:

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Talking heads

June 30, 2011

Too good to pass up: (via SMBC)

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Chicken soup for the global economy

November 8, 2010

Just replace "technology" with "stress": (via Dilbert)

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Post-election humor

November 4, 2010

Made me chuckle: (via SMBC)

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No cash for clunkers

June 28, 2010

I'm a big fan of Emanuel Derman's work, his book and, most recently, his blog. In his latest post, Derman shows his lighter side with an entry in a contest for "plithy personal ads": "FANNIE MAE with troubled assets, bored with Freddie Mac, seeks well-regulated stimulus package from counterparty too big to fail. No cash […]

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Kicking the oil habit

June 23, 2010

Jon Stewart is insightful as always:

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What Europe Did

May 25, 2010

In a piece called "Laughing as you Sink," Clarke and Dawe explain the European Debt Crisis -- this is required watching: (And yes, my title stems from LOST withdrawal.) (Via The Big Picture)

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More nerd humor: xkcd & Erdos

June 23, 2009

I really love xkcd. There's something encouraging about a webcomic focused on math and computer science that is nonetheless so funny and accessible that tens of millions of people read it every month.  And every now and then it errs strongly on the obscure side, as exemplified by this recent comic that sent me off researching […]

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TALF via SNL

March 11, 2009

SNL's view of the bank bailout is very Monty Python-esque:

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Diversification

March 11, 2009

On a comics roll:

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Correlation

March 11, 2009

Statistics humor: (xkcd via AK's tumblelog)

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