” I think the really cool and compelling thing about math and physics is that it opens up entry to all these hypotheticals – or at least, it gives you the language to talk about them. But at the same time, if a scenario is completely disconnected from reality, it’s not all that interesting. “


” One of the things I’ve learned with doing ‘xkcd’ is that you sort of give people, ‘Here’s the thing, and here’s the button you can press to get another thing.’ Sometimes that can be more easy to digest than, ‘Here’s a long page of things. “


” I learned very early on in life that not everyone wants to hear every fact in the world, even if you want to tell them everything you’ve ever read. “


” Google owns YouTube, and recently, I drew a comic about an idea for a YouTube feature – which they actually took seriously and implemented. So I’m thinking that maybe we’ll have a future where Google is ‘xkcd. “


” I don’t have hard numbers about this, but the impression I get is that the amount of eyeballs you get from being on the humor shelf at Barnes & Noble – it is almost insignificant. “


” The thing about the Internet is that you can write something… for a very narrow audience and make a living at it. “


” Man, Farmville is so huge! Do you realize it’s the second-biggest browser-based social-networking-centered farming game in the world? “


” It used to be if you wanted to do a newspaper comic, you had to appeal to a pretty big chunk of the newspaper’s readership for them to want to keep you around. ‘Dilbert’ would be office humor, but even that is pretty widely experienced. “


” One of the nice things about the Internet is you can do a comic that’s just for Ph.D. students, or for truck drivers, and you get to reach all of them without having to satisfy the other 99%. “


” There are definitely times – and I think this is pretty common among cartoonists – where you spend an entire day trying to think of an idea, and you’re like, ‘I give up.’ And then you go and take a shower or run an errand, and halfway there, you get an idea. “


” The nice thing about being on the Internet is that you’re not as recognisable as someone that’s been on TV. “



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I think the really cool and compelling thing about math and physics is that it opens up entry to all these hypotheticals - or at least, it gives you the language to talk about them. But at the same time, if a scenario is completely disconnected from reality, it
One of the things I


I learned very early on in life that not everyone wants to hear every fact in the world, even if you want to tell them everything you
Google owns YouTube, and recently, I drew a comic about an idea for a YouTube feature - which they actually took seriously and implemented. So I
I don
The thing about the Internet is that you can write something... for a very narrow audience and make a living at it.
Man, Farmville is so huge! Do you realize it
It used to be if you wanted to do a newspaper comic, you had to appeal to a pretty big chunk of the newspaper
One of the nice things about the Internet is you can do a comic that
There are definitely times - and I think this is pretty common among cartoonists - where you spend an entire day trying to think of an idea, and you
The nice thing about being on the Internet is that you
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