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June 13 2018

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Customer Rewards
We'll pay you $1.47 to post on social media about our products, $2.05 to mention it in any group chats you're in, and 11 cents per passenger each time you drive your office carpool past one of our billboards.

June 11 2018

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Attention Span
I didn't even realize they MADE a novelization of "Surf Ninjas." How did you-- Oh my god, it's signed by the author?!

June 08 2018

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Sun and Earth
But we don't need to worry about the boiling masses sandwiching the thin layer in which we live, since we're so fragile and short-lived that it's unlikely to kill us before something else does! Wait, why doesn't that sound reassuring?

June 06 2018

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Presidential Succession
Ties are broken by whoever was closest to the surface of Europa when they were born.

June 04 2018

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LeBron James and Stephen Curry
The 538TR attempts to capture a player's combined skill at basketball (either real-life or NBA 2K18) and election forecasting.

June 01 2018

09:08

06/01/18 PHD comic: 'Guess'

Piled Higher & Deeper by Jorge Cham Click on the title below to read the comic
title: "Guess" - originally published 6/1/2018

For the latest news in PHD Comics, CLICK HERE!

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Clickbait-Corrected p-Value
When comparing hypotheses with Bayesian methods, the similar 'clickbayes factor' can account for some harder-to-quantify priors.

May 30 2018

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xkcd Phone 2000
Our retina display features hundreds of pixels per inch in the central fovea region.

May 28 2018

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Selection Effect
fMRI testing showed that subjects who don't agree to participate are much more likely to escape from the machine mid-scan.

May 26 2018

09:48

05/25/18 PHD comic: 'Summer'

Piled Higher & Deeper by Jorge Cham Click on the title below to read the comic
title: "Summer" - originally published 5/25/2018

For the latest news in PHD Comics, CLICK HERE!

May 25 2018

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GDPR
By clicking anywhere, scrolling, or closing this notification, you agree to be legally bound by the witch Sycorax within a cloven pine.

May 23 2018

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Business Update
Our customers keep sending us their personal information, even though we've repeatedly asked them to stop. The EU told me I'm the heir to some ancient European throne that makes me exempt from the GDPR, but we should probably still try to fix that.

May 22 2018

23:23

05/21/18 PHD comic: 'Upgrade'

Piled Higher & Deeper by Jorge Cham Click on the title below to read the comic
title: "Upgrade" - originally published 5/21/2018

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May 21 2018

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Morning News
Support your local paper, unless it's just been bought by some sinister hedge fund or something, which it probably has.

May 18 2018

20:06

05/18/18 PHD comic: 'Priorities'

Piled Higher & Deeper by Jorge Cham Click on the title below to read the comic
title: "Priorities" - originally published 5/18/2018

For the latest news in PHD Comics, CLICK HERE!

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MC Hammer Age
Wait, sorry, I got mixed up--he's actually almost 50. It's the kid from The Karate Kid who just turned 40.

May 16 2018

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Repairs
I was just disassembling it over the course of five hours so it would fit in the trash more efficiently.

May 15 2018

19:18

05/14/18 PHD comic: 'Having Kids vs. Writing Your Thesis'

Piled Higher & Deeper by Jorge Cham Click on the title below to read the comic
title: "Having Kids vs. Writing Your Thesis" - originally published 5/14/2018

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May 14 2018

08:22

05/11/18 PHD comic: 'Twenty Years'

Piled Higher & Deeper by Jorge Cham Click on the title below to read the comic
title: "Twenty Years" - originally published 5/11/2018

For the latest news in PHD Comics, CLICK HERE!

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Fatal Crash Rate
Fixating on this seems unhealty. But in general, the more likely I think a crash is, the less likely one becomes, which is a strange kind of reverse placebo effect.
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