Kategorie: Randall Munroe

We’re these unbelievably complicated brains drifting through a void, trying in vain to connect with one another by blindly flinging words out into the darkness.
Every choice of phrasing and spelling and tone and timing carries countless contexts and and subtexts and more, and every listener interprets those signals in their own way.
Language isn’t a formal system. Language is glorious chaos.

Randall Munroe, I could care less (xkcd.com), 13.09.2015

Money is an idea, and you can’t make the entire world respect your idea.

Randall Munroe, All the Money (via whatif.xkcd.com), 2.9.2014

The ground is littered with the bones of websites and technologies that seemed like permanent institutions ten years ago.

Randall Munroe, Facebook of the Dead (via what-if.xkcd.com), 29. Oktober 2013

If we’re all paired up at random, 90% of our soul mates are long dead.

Randall Munroe, Soul Mates (via what-if.xkcd.com), 28.08.2012