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Finding the order of the multiplicative group (mod n)…zuh?

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 17, 2002

Weblogs are usually pretty easy for readers to get into. Lance Fortnow’s Computational Complexity Web Log is probably the most difficult-to-read weblog I’ve ever come across. But that’s OK because if you’re into computational complexity, it’s just the thing.

Speaking of which, I need to clean some things. My car mostly. The Web to the rescue once again: howtocleananything.com. I’m not sure if it’ll be helpful or not, but I love that it exists. (Related: This to That gives advice on how to glue this thing to that thing.)

Reader comments

GeneSep 17, 2002 at 1:00PM

Nuh uh. Brilliant.

AJSep 17, 2002 at 3:36PM

i go with the first; ridiculous.

jkottkeSep 17, 2002 at 4:33PM

Nice to see that some folks are embracing the old adage that brevity is the soul of wit. Very very witty.

From witty to potty humor: Planet Urine are pet stain removal experts.

Adam KalseySep 17, 2002 at 4:36PM

I have a different type of pet stain. Perhaps I need Planet Uranus?

Nick TaylorSep 17, 2002 at 4:38PM

Even better is lambda the ultimate, a weblog about programming language theory.

jkottkeSep 17, 2002 at 4:52PM

Uranus! Now that’s funny.

kennySep 17, 2002 at 5:16PM

just thought i’d point out murray gell-mann’s home page :) specifically, it’s complicated!

kennySep 17, 2002 at 5:19PM

it appears error is the source of complexity, keke :) so fallible!

JonathanSep 17, 2002 at 5:34PM

Jason, after you clean your car you can go get a brand new antenna ball here - www.crazyantennaballs.com.

And later you can order your genetically engineered chubby pet rat here.

How about that?!?

Michael BuffingtonSep 17, 2002 at 9:54PM

It’s good to see that there still such thing as the “first-mover” on the Internet, as I’m about to open www.howtocleanafiveyearoldcarforjustthesecondtimeinasmanyyears.com.

Also, not to forget the pulse-rare ecommerce sector, www.buythisblankethasbeensittinginthebackofmypickuptruckforsixmonths.com covers a pretty niche market.

I’m accepting angel funding offers, and some lessons on brevity.

Michael BuffingtonSep 17, 2002 at 9:56PM

Not to mention grammar and cohesiveness; “pulse-rare ecommerce vein”.

JeffSep 18, 2002 at 8:47AM

Ah, but what is the most difficult weblog to read design-wise??

This thread is closed to new comments. Thanks to everyone who responded.

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