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by Charles
Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:10 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: P != NP
Replies: 16
Views: 1972

Re: P != NP

And again I foreshadowed: "A movie that features science and technology is always welcome, but is it not often we have one that focuses on computer science. Travelling Salesman is just such a rare movie. As you can guess from its name, it is about the Travelling Salesman problem, more precisely abou...
by Charles
Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: P != NP
Replies: 16
Views: 1972

Re: P != NP

by Charles
Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Asperger's Syndrome
Replies: 5
Views: 1280

Re: Asperger's Syndrome

You and strawman need to have a run-on run-off. :-) There is a passage that inspires me. From the foreword to "Cold Comfort Farm" by Stella Gibbons: The life of the journalist is poor, nasty, brutish and short. So is his style. You, who are so adept at the lovely polishing of every grave and lucent...
by Charles
Sat Jan 07, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Asperger's Syndrome
Replies: 5
Views: 1280

Asperger's Syndrome

To a person with Asperger's syndrome, the Drabble is a honey trap; it brings out two obsessive behaviors that produce a terrifying conflict: the tendency to explain things in long elaborate passages, with detailed rationales that diverge into seemingly unrelated side-topics whose relevance is of imp...
by Charles
Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:52 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: P != NP
Replies: 16
Views: 1972

Re: P != NP

Feedback on your kind and interesting comments: My story is most certainly a retelling of The Nine Billion Names of God ; note that the last line is the same . I have read The Last Question , but I was not thinking of it. Given my limited understanding of P/NP, it should be treated as more of a plot...
by Charles
Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7577
Views: 900987

Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

To create a meta-twabble that is well-formed, one must utilize recursive techniques such as this meta-meta-twabble.
by Charles
Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: P != NP
Replies: 16
Views: 1972

P != NP

Genetically modified bacteria building nanobots constructing perfectly aligned buckyballs interlaced in a crystalline structure with precisely laid out impurities conducting data and control. Each buckyball containing an entangled bit of matter, a quantum of computation. All of them together a cryst...