During the original run, this one was spoiled about six strips earlier when people began pointing out the relative worth of +1 Sword vs. +0 Pig.
The “Headdesk” avatar saw a lot of use on Livejournal in the months and years following this comic.
Was it a Hack?
A big chunk of the internet went down in October of 2016. What happened? Was it a hack?
The Best of 2017
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2017.
The Strange Evolution of OpenGL
Sometimes software is engineered. Sometimes it grows organically. And sometimes it's thrown together seemingly at random over two decades.
A look back at Star Trek, from the Original Series to the Abrams Reboot.
Good to be the King?
Which would you rather be: A king in the middle ages, or a lower-income laborer in the 21st century?