I can’t imagine anyone not liking the strip, or at least not hating on it that much unless they’ve got a permanent ulcer or are nicknamed “Grouchy” like they’re one of the seven dwarfs.
Today’s “Bee Orchid” strip is a lovely bit of writing and plays to Randall Munroe’s strengths: sweet and sciency.
In various cultures, older men and younger women often seek one another for sexual or marital relationships.
Then we can make two strings that represent the characters typed by the left hand and the characters typed by the right hand: word = 'pilgrimage' score = 0.0 left Hand = "asdfgzxcvbqwert" right Hand = "lkjhpoiuymn" for i in range(len(word)-1): if word[i] in left Hand and word[i 1] in right Hand: score = 1 elif word[i] in right Hand and word[i 1] in left Hand: score = 1 print ( score / (len(word)-1) ) in the right hand.
Dunn concluded that "Not once across all ages and countries ...
This week XKCD (a popular Geek comic site) posted an epic cartoon called “A Timeline Of Earth’s Average Temperature”.
Indeed I must confess to having used a variant of the image below in each of my seminar deck and – on this site back in 2009 – a previous article, A more appropriate metaphor for Business Intelligence projects.
In both cases I was highlighting that data-centric work is sometimes more like archaeology than the frequently employed metaphor of construction.