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December 13, 2012

Search and Modern Problem-Solving

Filed under: Random Thoughts — Dr. Lawlor @ 6:02 pm

I’m seeing this answer to my final exam questions of the form “How would you do XYZ?”:

“I’d google XYZ, and do what the first result tells me.”

It’s a silly answer, but it’s actually a legitimate problem-solving algorithm.  I’m not sure I can bring myself to mark it as entirely wrong!

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1 Comment »

  1. Of course, now that I’ve revealed that I like this answer, I must give it 0 credit to keep people from answering that for *everything*…

    Comment by Dr. Lawlor — December 13, 2012 @ 6:03 pm


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