Webcomic: Never tell an engineer you're bored

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Another dose of mathematical irreverence from xkcd, this time expounding on the dangers of one engineer (or math nerd) admitting to another that he's bored. As an extra bonus, those of us with a penchant for math-oriented self-amusement have just been given a new game to pass the time on long road trips. Once again, I've had to hack the panel layout of the comic to fit it in my blog, so click the image or the link to view it as the author intended (and then go read the comic's archives for a few hours).

By Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger -- amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...