A Blogging Masterpiece

By JoAnne Hewett | April 15, 2006 12:26 am

While procrastinating on my taxes, I stumbled across this (courtesy of Bitch Ph.D.). If you haven’t yet seen it, you simply must take a look and wade through the comments. A blog must-read. Could be a classic.

  • http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/cosmicvariance/clifford/ Clifford

    Excellent find!

    I suppose I should say something like:

    Best. Post. Ever.



  • http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/cosmicvariance/clifford/ Clifford

    And gosh….. you started early on your taxes….. Aren’t they due until Monday?


  • http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/cosmicvariance/joanne/ JoAnne

    Clifford, I didn’t say that I had actually started….

  • Cynthia

    This “Blogging Masterpiece” exemplifies pure randomness emerging from pure nothingness. Rephrased more succinctly, this “Blogging Masterpiece” reveals the absolute weirdness of the quantum universe. Rephrased yet again, this “Blogging Masterpiece” displays the micro-world of quantumness infiltrating into the macro-world of classicality.

  • John Branch

    Looks like a diminishing-returns principle was at work there. The self-referential post and comments were gems; the comments that only abstracted familiar responses offer a typology of blog comments, but they wore me out long before I reached the end (805 and counting when I visited).

  • spyder

    Clifford, I didn’t say that I had actually started evidence for which is that she was reading the linked blog, offering a useful alternative tax preparation strategy.

  • Chris W.

    This is off-topic, but given the topic I don’t suppose that is so bad:

    Amazon Mechanical Turk

    That Amazon.com would even attempt this is fascinating. I’ll be very interested to see what (if anything) develops out of it.

  • http://spatulated.wordpress.com/ Spatulated

    an “i have nothing to add” comment

  • Cynthia

    An excellent example of creative accounting!


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