xkcd is on the Open Source kick now

First there’s tar – tar in unix circles stands for Tape Archive. Though you can tar off to any device you wish. For example tar -cvpf /home/tonypo/* /dev/mt0/tonypo.tar would work to create an archive.

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And then there’s PERL and Regex, I’ve done a LOT of interesting Regex.

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And they even riff on probability in a more applicable sense:

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Yeah, that’s 2,000,000 germs that don’t succumb to the sanitizer. Now couple the sanitizer and some UV light and you might get it down to around 100,000. But even still that’s unacceptable.

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