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xkcd[not an acronym] (webcomic)
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The xkcd comic gets a laugh because it seems absurd to suggest microfilm as the most reliable way to store archives, even though it will remain reliable for 500 years.
For the past few years, he has asked fans of xkcd to submit these so-called "absurd hypothetical questions" through the website.
The webcomics revolution first hit the humor strip--think xkcd or Allie Brosch's Hyperbole and a Half--but it has opened up to embrace longer narrative as well.
Although dashes (YYYY-MM-DD) were relatively common 10 years ago, perhaps reflecting the ISO 8601 standard, first published in 1988 with a third edition published in 2004 (summarized humorously in the XKCD cartoon; xkcd.com/1179), few online media still use them.
XKCD.com, an alternative comic feed, your mouse over reveals a different interpretation of the comic
One of the best descriptions I've seen of G+ comes from the Web comic xkcd, which all tech-savvy snarkmeisters should read.
You'll also find a helpful visual depiction of the various exposures at xkcd.com/radiation.
Well you needn't any more, after you've paid a visit to xkcd.com/256, where you'll find one person's attempt to plot a map of all the weird and wonderful cyber continents.
The popular comics site xkcd has strips critical of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) (64) style-and-content protection but also a nerdily idyllic picture of a stick figure reclining under a tree and saying, "Sometimes I just can't get indignant about copyright law." (65) Geek humor has always been an acquired taste.
Munroe draws the extremely popular webcomic xkcd. You may think you've never seen it, but pull it up online and you might well exclaim, "Oh, THAT guy!" (At least, that was my response).