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Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Among the dinosaurs that menaced xkcd artist Randall Munroe during his lecture at MIT were a pair of radio-controlled velociraptors that occupied a right-hand portion of the stage. When the velociraptors moved towards Munroe, the artist reached for the squirt gun loaded with grape juice that had been conveniently provided.
Omari Stephens­­—The Tech
xkcd author Randall Munroe signs a playpen ball with a man in a hat, a character featured in many of Munroe’s strips.
Omari Stephens—The Tech
xkcd author Randall Munroe considers audience suggestions for an on-the-fly comic regarding funny things that might fall from a kite. Randall Munroe gave a lecture on his webcomic, xkcd, to a packed house in 10-250 last night.
Peter H. Rigano—The Tech
Kristiana E. Schneck ’10 (left) performs solo with The Muses at the May 12 “Mocktail” event put on by the Student Health Advisory Council, SaveTFP, and the Interfraternity Council. The group will be performing their final concert of the semester Thursday, May 17 at 8 p.m. in 10-250.
Peter H. Rigano—The Tech
xkcd creator Randall Munroe autographs an inflatable dinosaur while explaining why it is technically not a velociraptor.
Peter H. Rigano—The Tech
xkcd creator Randall Munroe discusses different objects that could be dropped from a kite in order to confuse passersby.
Jongu Shin—The Tech
Daniel Wandel ’04 (right) sings a solo as members of the Cross Products croon along during their Saturday, May 12 spring concert.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
xkcd artist Randall Munroe is bombarded by playpen balls after they dropped from the ceiling of 10-250 during the LSC-sponsored xkcd lecture.
Omari Stephens­—The Tech
An audience member at yesterday evening’s xkcd webcomic lecture holds on to one of hundreds of labelled playpen balls which fell from ceiling hatches in 10-250. The label, which says ‘Our hobby: Posting “09 F9 11 02 9D 74 E3 5B D8 41 56 C5 63 56 88 C0” in public places,’ alludes to a number of past strips. Randall Munroe, xkcd’s author, gave a lecture on the webcomic to a packed house in 10-250. See page 11 for additional photos.
Eric D. Schmiedl–The Tech
(left to right) Chienchuan Chen G, Marissa G. Desmond G, Charles Curran G, and Ian Kaminski-Coughlin cross an all-fiber bridge built across the Stata Moat by students in Materials in Human Experience (3.094). The bridge is modeled on those built by the Incas in the high Andes of Peru.