Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for January 23, 2011
Professor: ... which is how we can determine the variance for binomial distribution! Pretty great, right? Anyone see that coming? The validity of proposition 3 for L>4 is thus confirmed in a most elegant fashion! Now, as you can see, this is a very complicated proof. You can't possibly track it without fully concentrating. And yet it is perfectly obvious to me that most of you are either online or texting right now. Which is puzzling because on a pro-rated basis, the lecture you're not listening to right now is costing you or your parents $175. So I'd love to know - what's the thinking here? Why are you so happy to receive nothing for your money? Mr. Harris? Mr. Harris? Zipper: "GTG. Everyone stop shooting."