Webcomic: Why geeks will never conquer the world

Sometimes, the simple answer isn't to hack the system. Strange, but true.

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There is a vast chasm stretching out between intellect and wisdom. That chasm is filled with common sense. Sadly, many geeks will never cross it, as this anecdote from xkcd so deftly illustrates.

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...