Tag: NP problems
Failing software – again
The line above is from a real (and current at time-of-posting) job advertisement for a software developer. I’m not positing it because I think it is bad, shocking or dangerous, but mainly because it is illustrative of the real world: developers are expected to be “pragmatic” when it comes to testing the software they make…
Why Candy Crush is so difficult – and popular?
If the evidence of my commute is any guide then Candy Crush Saga probably uses as much compute cycles as any other program in London – it is wildly popular. And if you are player (I am not) then you shouldn’t be surprised or disappointed if you actually struggle with it – because, in fact,…