The webcomic xkcd is one of my daily reads, so I've been enjoying this article on Wired about its creator's most ambitious project yet.Most of xkcd's comics are one-panel jokes, but starting in March, he unveiled an astonishing comic called "Time" - an animation consisting of over 3,000 separate frames, posted gradually over a period of several months. What at first seems to be a simple story about two people building sandcastles on a beach shore and wondering about the origin of the sea is … [Read more...]