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Size Comparisons - サイズ比較


Size Comparisons(サイズ比較)

男: Texas is so big that if you expanded it to the size of the Solar System, the ants there would be as big as Rhode Island.
ポニーテール: Wow!
ポニーテール: ...Wait.

My hobby: Unhelpful size comparisons

Alt-text: If you shrank the Solar System to the size of Texas, the Houston metro area would be smaller than a grasshopper in Dallas.




 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2023年) です。

Bursa of Fabricius - ファブリキウス嚢


Bursa of Fabricius(ファブリキウス嚢)

The bursa of Fabricius is a lymphoid organ found only in birds and in 16th century anatomist Hieronymus Fabricius, to whom it conferred the power of flight.

ヒエロニムス・ファブリキウス: Wheee

Alt-text: If an anatomical structure is named for a person, it means they were the only person to have it. Pierre Paul Broca had a special area of his brain that created powerful magnetic fields, enabling him to do 19th century fMRI research.


 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2023年) です。

K-Means Clustering - k平均法


K-Means Clustering(k平均法)

ポニーテール: Our analysis shows that there are three kinds of people in the world:

ポニーテール: Those who use k-means clustering with k=3, and two other types whose qualitative interpretation is unclear.

Alt-text: According to my especially unsupervised K-means clustering algorithm, there are currently about 8 billion types of people in the world.


 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2023年) です。

【Twitterまとめ 1/23~1/29】「なんか違うのが混ざってた」他 264ネタ目


 この記事のカテゴリは、小ネタまとめ です。

Code Lifespan - コードの寿命


Code Lifespan(コードの寿命)

ポニーテール: It took some extra work to build, but now we'll be able to use it for all our future projects.

How to ensure your code is never reused

ポニーテール: Let's not overthink it; if this code is still in use that far in the future, we'll have bigger problems.

How to ensure your code lives forever

Alt-text: Surely (no one/everyone) will (recognize how flexible and useful this architecture is/spend a huge amount of effort painstakingly preserving and updating this garbage I wrote in 20 minutes)


 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2023年) です。