Snoop Dogg raps about complexity

I can’t decide if this is funny or racist. (From Gizoogle.)

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8 thoughts on “Snoop Dogg raps about complexity

  1. On the other hand, how can you resist a “Trippin'” report by Dick Karp that goes, “Keep the party crackin while I’m steady rappin'”

    Not to mention imagining Lance Fortnow saying, “Real niggas recognize the realnes”.

  2. Why would this possibly be considered racist? It’s making fun of rap (and the “gangsta’ culture), not blacks.

    Was “valley girl”-speak insulting to whites?

  3. An online “valley girl” translator would be, like, you know, totally cool and stuff.

  4. Its particularly good on Lance’s site, since the filter seems to consistently replace the word “Computer” with something ridiculous.

  5. Yeah, it’s not mutually exclusive. I think that what makes this so striking is the comlete absence of Africans from the Computational Complexity Scene.

  6. Most African researchers focus on fields that can be more directly applicable in their countries, so this means you’ll meet more Africans in engineering fields. In science you’ll find them more in Math, Physics and Biology. However, there are Africans working in TCS.

    And there are Africans interested in complexity, one of which left a comment about one of Lance’s posts:
    http://weblog.fortnow.com/2004/12/other-nigerian-scam.html#comments

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