Randall Monroe, author of xkcd, What If? and Thing Explainer, came to Oxford last weekend to talk about his books, and the logistics of devoting a sizeable portion of your living space to creating a ball pit.

I videoed a little bit of it.

And probably shouldn’t have, because the video is shit.  But there we go.  For some reason I thought I could use some basic audio effects like speech enhancement in YouTube.  But if you can, I don’t know how to do it.

Anyway, the talk was brilliant, and Mr Monroe seems like a genuinely lovely guy.  And the video was only really for me to show off that I was there. Continue reading