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Saturday
May282011

XKCD, Randomness and Life

This has been making the rounds, from XKCD:

Link -- xkcd: Sports

Although the comic appears as a dig at sports commentators (and others in the rollover), in fact it's an example of Borges's Lottery in Babylon. Life is nothing but an infinite game of chance out of which humans build narratives.