Computer Efficiency and Lazy Programmers

This week’s episode focuses on the trade off between efficient programs and lazy programmers.

A choice can be made when generalizing some problems to ask the computer to make a set of choices that the programmer wasn’t willing to make when he defined the process. This uses compute resources to make up for the programmer’s indecision or inabilities.

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