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Randall Munroe

'Thing Explainer' - A Review of Randall Munroe's New Book (Using the Ten Hundred Most Common Words)

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 11.25.2016 | Home
Peter H. Gleick

By using this small number of letters, you have to think about how to say things in a different, shorter, way. This new book does the same kind of thing: it makes us think about how to explain ideas and offer information in a simpler way.

'What If? - A Review of Randall Munroe's New Book

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 10.31.2014 | Home
Peter H. Gleick

One night, years ago, when I was complaining at dinner, one of my sons wordlessly got up from the table, walked out of the room, and a couple of minutes later returned with a piece of paper with a cartoon on it.

Updated Map Of Online Communities

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

XKCD's Randall Munroe, who created a popular, just-for-fun, pseudo-scientific Map of Online Communities in 2007, has revamped his previous infographic...

Why College Websites Suck (CHART)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Few college websites are known for their aesthetic appeal and ease of use. Artist Russell Munroe, who inks the web comic xkcd, put common college webs...