Talk:1667: Algorithms

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How can an excel spreadsheet be complicated? 04:52, 13 April 2016 (UTC

See this example (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)
Oh my The Twenty-second. The Not So Only. The Nathan/Nk22 (talk) 10:36, 13 April 2016 (UTC)
also (it's geocities!) -- 11:56, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

Leftpad is a reference to the recent incident where a developer unpublished all his libraries from the NodeJS Package Manager, causing much disruption: 05:58, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

In the off chance that this is referencing an actual spreadsheet, and if anyone has a link, please post it in my talk page. (And in the article of course, but talk page first) Mikemk (talk) 06:45, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

The remark about quicksort's efficiency doesn't make sense. It's still the most common and practical general sorting algorithm. It's about as efficient you can typically get except in specialized cases or with some specific type of data. Should be removed imo. 08:52, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

From Wikipedia: Quicksort (sometimes called partition-exchange sort) is an efficient sorting algorithm,
From explainxkcd: Next is quicksort, a classic (if not very efficient) way to sort a list of items [1].
Demro (talk) 12:34, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

Added a [Citation Needed] for the excel based RPG. More so I can read about it/play it than anything else.. Xseo (talk) 09:07, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

Thank you whoever put that in Xseo (talk) 11:54, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

Added a bit to the church line. Just because you only see what happens on Sunday morning, for one hour, doesn't mean there's not more happening just beneath the surface. The classroom list at our church looks like a professional buildings office directory, and I know of members having to choose between two activities because both meet, or practice, at the same time. For instance, I know of a prospective AV team member who will never be a full time AV member, because she's a Soprano and already in Bells. (AV is setting up and debugging while the choir is practicing, and naturally it's hard to run a mixer or video switcher from the choir loft.)

Mind you, it's still hyperbole, but not to the degree previously given in the explanation.

is anyone else concerned that randall doesn't label his axis? is it logarithmic? -- 11:56, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

Is the Nebraskan excel sheet a loose reference to how you couldn't initially order Windows in Nebraska (from what I can gather), or am I over-analyzing this? ( at 0:57) 12:18, 13 April 2016 (UTC)