Talk:1764: XKCDE

Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
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The title text reminds me of the Dust Theory in Greg Egan's _Permutation City_. 07:45, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

It reminds me of Mushroom Spawns.-- 11:52, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

Nested virtualization to three layers... -- 09:46, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

Possible pun on existing desktop environments: KDE, CDE, LXDE, XFCE,... -> XKCDE (relies on conics using only upper-case letters). --JakubNarebski (talk) 10:51, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

The title text is a take on poetry. Sebastian -- 11:00, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

Title text may bear an oncology reference, with the "root machine" being a primary tumor and the "leaf VMs" its metastases, which also (can) proliferate to form a new tumor on whatever tissue they land (even long after the primary tumor is destroyed). 13:26, 25 November 2016 (UTC)