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21st Century Bookburning

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In the excellent xkcd comic embedded above, you can see the unique problems future generations will face when they decide to burn books.

Read a larger version of the comic here.

Here’s more about Randall Munroe, the creator of the comic series: “I’m a CNU graduate with a degree in physics. Before starting xkcd, I worked on robots at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Virginia. As of June 2007 I live in Massachusetts. In my spare time I climb things, open strange doors, and go to goth clubs dressed as a frat guy so I can stand around and look terribly uncomfortable. At frat parties I do the same thing, but the other way around.” (Via Blake Gernstetter)

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