13 October 2009

Late birthday present.

So today a friend gave me a book filled with my favorite things. I'm pretty excited to read through each comic and figure out all the little puzzles Randall sneaks into the book. First nerdy thing to notice: the pages are numbered in ternary. A normal nerd would settle for binary, but Randall never settles.

He is brilliant because he writes about the things that he loves, and nothing more.

Sometimes I question why I am a math computer science major. I imagine what it would be like taking the easy way out, picking a field that I'd study less for and do better in. But then I watch the Big Bang Theory and I read xkcd and I fall back in love with life and I realize that it's all worth it.