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(Stuff.co.nz)   Google uses months of data analysis, algorithms, high tech logistics to solve A) web site ranking. B) advertising frequency. C) employee consumption of M&M's   (stuff.co.nz) divider line 8
    More: Interesting, Google, paid parental leave, candy store, peanut butter cup  
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2013-09-02 07:21:48 AM  
D) all of the above?

/ Boobies
 
2013-09-02 08:53:17 AM  
Real programmers run on skittles.  They've clearly lost their edge.
 
2013-09-02 10:04:06 AM  
First they came for the M&M's, and I said nothing because I'm a Skittles man.
 
2013-09-02 01:11:47 PM  
I work with engineers who do stuff like this for fun, to clear their heads on their current difficult problems, or to just have a laugh.

I only skimmed the article but it may have been one of those "when you have time, anyone want to help us think about this" kinds of things.
 
2013-09-02 03:16:59 PM  
I love me some Friday projects. Stepping away from a seemingly intractable problem and working on something else, useful or otherwise, clears the mind.
 
2013-09-02 05:24:51 PM  
Current guilty snacking pleasure.

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Sprouts bulk gummi bears

// 12 colors / fruit flavors (hence the nickname, gummi cubs)
 
2013-09-02 05:33:29 PM  
Wow, massive data collection and analsyis yields obvious results.

Google truly is amazing.
 
2013-09-02 06:15:58 PM  
Okay, but what does this have to do with Van Halen?
 
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