I Can Barely Draw http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic Webcomic featuring technology, romance, and odd behavior. Mon, 29 Dec 2014 14:58:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Movie: “The Interview.” http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2745 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2745#comments Mon, 29 Dec 2014 08:01:33 +0000 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/?p=2745 Liberty must be fought for over and over again. Such as: by fighting in a world war, or streaming a movie.

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Liberty must be fought for over and over again. Such as: by fighting in a world war, or streaming a movie.

Movie: “The Interview.”

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Sony Hacked http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2742 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2742#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:01:26 +0000 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/?p=2742 Man and woman at lectern refuse to specify the operating system they're using; asked if that isn't water under the bridge, they deny the existence of any bridge or water, per se.

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Man and woman at lectern refuse to specify the operating system they're using; asked if that isn't water under the bridge, they deny the existence of any bridge or water, per se.

Sony Hacked.

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Tech Blog Code of Ethics http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2731 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2731#comments Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:01:36 +0000 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/?p=2731 Tech blog staff agree that their code of ethics won't let them make up 10,000 words. They proceed to write 5,000 words instead.

Tech Blog Code of Ethics. Editor’s Notes Our Cartoonist noticed a number of tech blogs quoting one another and pronouncing the death of Google Plus. The image may be downloaded in higher resolutions: 2340 x 1200, 300 dpi 4679 x 2400, 600 dpi 9358 x 4800, 1200 dpi]]>
Tech blog staff agree that their code of ethics won't let them make up 10,000 words. They proceed to write 5,000 words instead.

Tech Blog Code of Ethics.

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Our Cartoonist noticed a number of tech blogs quoting one another and pronouncing the death of Google Plus.

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Buffer Overflow http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2726 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2726#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:01:50 +0000 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/?p=2726 Gasoline overflows while an automobile is being refueled. A bearded man threatens to go elsewhere where the gasoline pump has auto-shut-off. He then realizes he won't because this gas station is cheap and fast, expresses resignation, and says that someday we'll all regret it.

Buffer Overflow. Editor’s Notes On the occasion of the Heartbleed security vulnerability that is currently making headlines, our Cartoonist reminds you of how it all really began. The image may be downloaded in higher resolutions: 2340 x 1200, 300 dpi 4679 x 2400, 600 dpi 9358 x 4800, 1200 dpi]]>
Gasoline overflows while an automobile is being refueled. A bearded man threatens to go elsewhere where the gasoline pump has auto-shut-off. He then realizes he won't because this gas station is cheap and fast, expresses resignation, and says that someday we'll all regret it.

Buffer Overflow.

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On the occasion of the Heartbleed security vulnerability that is currently making headlines, our Cartoonist reminds you of how it all really began.

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Flawed Methodology http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2723 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2723#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:01:25 +0000 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/?p=2723 A man and a woman are engaged in conversation as follows. Nate Silver's predictions are always right. Paul Krugman writes in the New York Times that Silver's methodology is seriously flawed. Krugman predicts nothing.

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A man and a woman are engaged in conversation as follows. Nate Silver's predictions are always right. Paul Krugman writes in the New York Times that Silver's methodology is seriously flawed. Krugman predicts nothing.

Flawed Methodology.

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Best Web Browser Extension http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2719 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2719#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:01:37 +0000 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/?p=2719 A woman to whom a man has recommended a web browser extension to block ads and other junk shows him a computer screen on which websites are missing big chunks or, in one case, are completely blank. She thanks him because she has her sanity back.

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A woman to whom a man has recommended a web browser extension to block ads and other junk shows him a computer screen on which websites are missing big chunks or, in one case, are completely blank. She thanks him because she has her sanity back.

Best Web Browser Extension

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Comcast and Netflix http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2716 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2716#comments Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:01:55 +0000 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/?p=2716 A newspaper headline announces that Netflix must pay Comcast. Comcast explains with a slide that the money must follow the traffic from Netflix to Comcast. Comcast then accidentally shows a slide on which money follows the traffic from Comcast to its customer.

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A newspaper headline announces that Netflix must pay Comcast. Comcast explains with a slide that the money must follow the traffic from Netflix to Comcast. Comcast then accidentally shows a slide on which money follows the traffic from Comcast to its customer.

Comcast and Netflix.

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SMTP Developers’ Gathering http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2710 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2710#comments Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:01:06 +0000 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/?p=2710 People at an SMTP developers' gathering greet each other with Hello or Ehlo. One person doesn't understand Ehlo. Another then greets him with Hello, which he does understand.

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People at an SMTP developers' gathering greet each other with Hello or Ehlo. One person doesn't understand Ehlo. Another then greets him with Hello, which he does understand.

SMTP Developers’ Gathering.

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40 Million Credit Cards — VIII http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2706 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2706#comments Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:01:40 +0000 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/?p=2706 A group of people still in a meeting want to decide if they should accept dollars despite 3-4% just vanishing. They are shocked to learn about the dollar's rapid decline relative to bitcoins and wonder why anybody would accept dollars.

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A group of people still in a meeting want to decide if they should accept dollars despite 3-4% just vanishing. They are shocked to learn about the dollar's rapid decline relative to bitcoins and wonder why anybody would accept dollars.

40 Million Credit Cards — VIII.

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For the original bitcoin paper see (PDF) (HTML).

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40 Million Credit Cards — VII http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2702 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/2702#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:01:25 +0000 http://www.icanbarelydraw.com/comic/?p=2702 On a talk show, a credit card company representative claims that credit card numbers use public-key encryption, and serve as both public keys and private keys. Talk show guest Bruce Schneier clutches at his head and is left speechless.

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On a talk show, a credit card company representative claims that credit card numbers use public-key encryption, and serve as both public keys and private keys. Talk show guest Bruce Schneier clutches at his head and is left speechless.

40 Million Credit Cards — VII.

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