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By ana (Sun Sep 13, 2009 at 04:57:55 PM EST) idiocy (all tags)
In which the author reports a momentary lapse of attention with expensive consequences.

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Print Story Can anyone else see a simple solution?
At the risk of raising a controversial topic and being accused of racism and trolling, I just wondered if anyone else like me could see a startlingly simplistic solution to the problems of multiculturalism?

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Print Story PUBLIC TRANSPORT SCHEDULE INTERPRETATION FUN CHALLENGE
Welcome to the inaugural Public Transport Schedule Interpretation Fun Challenge (PTSIFC), in which I invite you to pit your wits against the vagaries of riding public transport in an unknown land.

The task is simple, and I will not subject you to the horrors of finding out which bus you have to take and where the bus stop is. No, for now, you merely have to devise an algorithm to determine how long you will have to wait until your bus or tram arrives. At your disposal is a schedule (example here) and your own wristwatch.

Solution under the fold.


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Print Story I have consumed
At approximately 9:25 pm PST, Apple's iTunes store sold it's one-billionth song.

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